LOMONDGATE STAG LIT UP AGAIN FOR CHRISTMAS

The stag was a legacy, a parting glass so to speak, from drinks giant Diageo when they pulled out of Dumbarton to go to Fife. A total of 1600 jobs were lost and it was never a cause for celebration for anyone employed at Strathleven Bonded Warehouses. However, Lomondgate has risen again like the Monarch of the Glen and it’s now a bustling housing complex, tourism and trading estate thanks to Lord McFall of Alcluith who persuaded Diageo to part with all the land on both sides of the A82 for just £1. The former MP looks upon it as his legacy to Dumbarton and the people who elected him into office.

RENTON SCHOOL CAMPUS PLANS ON SHOW

We are committed to investing in our young people by enhancing educational facilities and in turn increasing opportunities to attain and achieve. This new campus will transform the education of our current pupils by moving them to a brand new purpose-built learning environment and I know this has been welcomed by parents and carers.” 

GENERAL ELECTION 2019

And what about Brexit and Scottish independence? Where does Alix, who grew up in social housing and graduated with an MA in politics from the University of Glasgow, stand on those two vexatious questions, which must inevitably be on every voter’s mind. She said: “I am the only candidate who is standing to respect the results of both referendums, and so during this parliamentary term I would ensure that this [Brexit] was done.”

ELECTION COVERAGE ON THE BBC

On polling day Election 2019: Scotland on BBC One Scotland, from 9.55pm, will be presented by Glenn Campbell with analysis from Brian Taylor plus guests throughout the night.
Laura Miller will be mapping out the story with state-of-the-art graphics, Rebecca Curran will bring the latest news as the result roll in and Martin Geissler will be getting the reaction to the big stories from key figures. BBC Scotland will be at every count, ensuring all the key moments are captured as they happen.

FREEMAN GRILLED OVER CHILD DEATHS AT SHOWPIECE HOSPITAL

“Does she now understand why the information gathered by this review was subsequently withheld?”
Ms Freeman replied: “I don’t understand that.” The health secretary explained the clinician led review was not advised to government by the board. She said the government was now looking at that review conducted in 2017 and if it is unhappy or dissatisfied with any of that it will take the action required. The minister also hoped to speak to the clinicians about any obstacles they faced in carrying out the review.

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