Council documents say the Exxon City Deal project for West Dunbartonshire, which is to create a new road into Dumbarton, has approved funding of £27.897 million over the next five years. … More COUNCIL IN CASH CASINO WITH HIGH ROLLER EXXON
Why does a prestigious – and extremely profitable – Dumbarton-based company such as Chivas Brothers have to bring in an agency to recruit line workers? And why does it believe it’s right to charge top prices for their products and pay their workers such low wages? Bill Heaney Description Brightwork are working in partnership with … More HIGH PRICE SPIRITS BOTTLED FOR LOW WAGES
Proposals for a new Scottish Marine Industry Training Centre in Oban have been boosted by an investment of £105,000 from Argyll and Bute Council. … More Marine Industry Training Centre plans get £100,000 boost
A visit to Oban during the holidays with my grandchildren, Jane and Ben, seen here having fun at Ganavan Beach. Oban is a great wee toon for a holiday and the municipal leisure park at the top of the town, complete with Olympic-size pool, tennis courts and bowling greens, is a first class sports provision … More A WEE BREAK IN OBAN, CAPITAL OF ARGYLL AND BUTE
Barcelona police spare bathers’ blushes with clothing ‘robbery kits’ … More GOING NAKED ON THE BEACH UNREMARKABLE SOON?
SNP MSP Shona Robison said: “People will rightly be asking questions about where the DWP’s priorities lie. … More FILL YER BOOTS TIME AT WORKS AND PENSIONS
An international appeal that raised £20 million to rebuild Glasgow School of Art after a devastating fire is under scrutiny after it emerged insurance payouts covered the restoration work. … More SMOKE AND MIRRORS OVER MONEY AT THE MACK
Nothing much ever happens that we hear about in the Catholic Church in Scotland, but when the Irish Church sneezes Scotland catches the cold. … More BOOK REVIEW