The service, Watch over my parents (Veiller sur mes parents), was launched last year. Customers – often in their 50s and living in major cities – pay from €20 (£18) a month for postal workers to visit their parents living alone far away. Visits can be weekly or more regular, with a report delivered to the family and an option of a 24-hour helpline and alert system. … More LOOKING AFTER THE ELDERLY
David Mitchell whose brilliant photographs appeared in newspapers across the world alongside the first drafts of the history of this truly historic event. And one of them won him the award of News Photographer of the Year. … More OBITUARY: DAVID ROBERTSON MITCHELL
The Cove and Kilcreggan Book Festival has received funding towards its sixth edition in November. This year’s festival aims to embrace new ambitions and increase the size and diversity of its audience. … More COVE AND KILCREGGAN BOOK FESTIVAL
We recognise that the decision made by Glasgow City Council to ban further parades planned for this weekend was not based on religious discrimination nor a desire to oppress the protestant faith. … More PARADES DECISION WAS NOT AN ATTACK ON PROTESTANISM, SAYS KIRK
Jackie Baillie MSP has urged Post Office Ltd to use maximum flexibility to ensure that a post office service can continue in Tarbet and Arrochar. … More POST OFFICE TO DISCUSS TARBET AND ARROCHAR
I will be writing to the Chief Planner for Scotland before the Board Meeting to register concerns about the Park’s involvement in the selection and appointment of Flamingo Land and how this has affected the conclusions its reached in the Report.
The CLASSICS season begins at 7.30pm on Friday 20th September in the Concord Centre, Dumbarton, with the screening of NOW VOYAGER (1942) starring Bette Davis, Paul Henreid and Claude Rains. Non members admitted for £3 where seats available. Membership for the season, September till January is available at £10 for five films. Sweet Success Café open from 7pm. … More Concord Community Cinema
The season of LENNOX HERITAGE SOCIETY illustrated talks begins in the Concord Centre at 7.30pm on Wednesday 18th September when the speaker is ALASDAIR ECKERSALL, a National Trust for Scotland ranger and naturalist who will be speaking on AROUND BEN LOMOND.
Membership £10 for all 8 monthly talks.
Non members are admitted for £2.
Tea and coffee is available from 7pm.
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