Day: October 7, 2019
SALTIRE HI-JACKED BY SCOTTISH NATIONALISTS
Boris Johnson’s fondness for Union Jacks is as shallow as the annexation of the Saltire as a nationalist symbol. Scotland might be better off if there were no flags at all, writes Brian Wilson.
ART EXHIBITION AT CLYDEBANK MUSEUM
The works on show were originally purchased between 1960 and 1990 as part of a national initiative in Scotland to create an artistic and educational resource.
CRIME RATES RISE ACROSS SCOTLAND
In West Dunbartonshire, the total number of crimes rose by 13% between 2017/18 and 2018/19 from 4,189 to 4,716 and in Argyll and Bute there was an increase of 5% between from 2,264 to 2,367. Both local authorities saw an increase in violent crimes including homicide, attempted murder and robbery.
COUNCIL HANDS OUT AWARDS TO ITS STAFF
West Dunbartonshire Health and Social Care Partnership, Chair, Allan McLeod, said: “It was a pleasure and very humbling to be in the company of our dedicated employees who have the care and welfare of our residents at the heart of everything they do. We have so many employees who are all worthy of an award win for going above and beyond to care for our residents.