SNH apologises for killing 300 beech trees on Inchtavannach Island Scottish Natural Heritage will now pay to remove the fallen trees. Picture by Mary Jack
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When the SNP’s Scrooge Council leader Jonathan McColl decided that they couldn’t afford to give Renton a Christmas tree last year while he and his colleagues were squandering a £5 million overspend on a heating scheme for Clydebank and throwing good money after bad at misguided grass cutting schemes and other madness, Craigandro football club stepped into the breech. The village club and contractor CPR did the necessary again this week and made a great job of putting this year’s tree up. Cllr McColl may have a beard but that’s the only thing he shares with Santa Claus. Bill Heaney
This Strategy and Action Plan is an exciting opportunity for West Dunbartonshire’s communities and citizens, the Council and Community Planning partners to work together in a new way to transform West Dunbartonshire’s neighbourhoods – by empowering communities.
The payback figure was released following a Freedom of Information request. Glasgow Lord Provost Eva Bolander resigns after expenses row
Lord provost claimed 23 pairs of shoes on expenses. An agreement with the council means she will not have to publish an itemised list of what the repayments are for. When details of her expense claims first emerged, Ms Bolander committed to repay some of the money. She eventually resigned in October, saying that while her spending was “within the rules”, she “apologised unreservedly”.
The Scottish National Party (SNP) and campaigners agree with ONR and are calling on the MoD to release the reports, which have previously revealed “regulatory risks” 86 times at Clyde nuclear bases and elsewhere over ten years. The MoD insists, however, that its nuclear programme is “fully accountable”.