To introduce people to the new flexible facility, a Halloween “Spooktacular” was held with fire-eaters, stilt-walkers, magicians, balloon artists and face-painters entertaining junior and adult visitors alike. Also attending were representatives from nearby HM Naval Base Clyde, the Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity (RNRMC) as well as those involved in the project to upgrade the Centre.
Campaigners in Scotland have called for action to end the “misery” caused by fireworks after 94 per cent of 16,000 people who responded to a consultation wanted tighter controls on sales of the blasted things.
Spectacular pictures by Tom Gardiner
BBC Professional Master Chef winner and City of Glasgow College Chef Lecturer, Gary Maclean, led the panel of expert judges from the Royal Navy, The City of Glasgow College, and the Gleneagles Hotel, who assessed every aspect of the cooking, presentation and serving of the meals.
Olivia Colman succeeds Claire Foy to the throne in the third season of Peter Morgan’s love letter to the monarchy. The times are a-changing according to the maudlin sub-John Lewis ad cover version that soundtracks the trailer as a montage of street riots, disgruntled binmen and angry miner’s wives waving their placards fill the screen.
Following the success of last year’s Books for Schools campaign, The Scottish Sun newspaper and publisher, HarperCollins, have joined forces again to give away thousands of reading packs, each containing 40 books, to Scottish nurseries.