BOOKS: OMEY ISLAND BY HEATHER GREER

Heather Greer writes: “I’m pleased to announce the release of my new book, OMEY ISLAND – A GEOLOGICAL AND HUMAN HISTORY. Hard cover, 176 pages, full colour, many Appendices, References and Index. The book contains much information/data previously unavailable to the public..  You can BUY DIRECT from the author (JUST message/phone me if you’re in the area – 086-854-7279), OR read more about it and buy securely online, at
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IT’S OK FOR VULNERABLE KIDS TO MEET AT McDONALD’S

Cllr Jim Bollan, Council leader Jonathan McColl, Chief Social worker Jonathan Hinds,Beth Culshaw and Cllr Martin Rooney. By Lizzie Healey Concerns have been raised after it was revealed 146 children have not been allocated social workers in West Dunbartonshire. The figure was announced at a full council meeting last week, with Councillor Jim Bollan describing … More IT’S OK FOR VULNERABLE KIDS TO MEET AT McDONALD’S

INVESTIGATION: NICK KEMPE ASKS VITAL QUESTIONS

While I am still generally sceptical about what the LLTNPA Board does because of its terrible record of taking decisions in secret (13 meetings about the camping byelaws before they were approved) these emails do appear to reflect levels of Board involvement.   I have heard elsewhere a Board Member say they were NOT allowed to say anything about the Flamingo Land Planning Application in case this prejudiced the decision.  Effectively staff have told them to be silent – the emails which tell Board Members to refer any enquiries about the Application to staff re-inforce this.  This perhaps explain why Board Members never raised any of the obvious public interest questions about the inclusion of the Park’s own land in the Planning Application. … More INVESTIGATION: NICK KEMPE ASKS VITAL QUESTIONS