COLUMN BY BILL LECKIE OF THE SCOTTISH SUN

At last month’s General Election, 68.1 per cent of the Scottish electorate turned out. Of that 68.1 per cent, 45 per cent voted Nat.
That’s just over 30 per cent of the total electorate. Or 1,242,084 out of 4,053,140.
Yet still Sturgeon peddles the myth that we’re all screaming to get out of the Union. Still she persists with the paranoia about us being held hostage by an oppressive neighbour … More COLUMN BY BILL LECKIE OF THE SCOTTISH SUN

BAILLIE’S HAT IN THE RING FOR DEPUTY LEADERSHIP

During her time as an MSP she has served in Government, including as Minister for Social Justice. She led on the Scottish Government’s Homelessness Task Force; delivered the first national funding package to improve domestic abuse services and developed the first national framework to end child poverty in Scotland. … More BAILLIE’S HAT IN THE RING FOR DEPUTY LEADERSHIP

LET US TRAVEL FREE WITH OUR PETS

As a pensioner, I can’t afford to put my dogs into kennels or hire a dog sitter when I go away. And as my dogs are getting older I want to spend all the time I can with them. The cancellation of the pet travel scheme could mean I have to pay £800 to travel with a pet – this is money I can’t afford. And it’s not just me, 44% of British households have a pet.  … More LET US TRAVEL FREE WITH OUR PETS

Beginners’ Acrylic Painting class in Balloch Library

West Dunbartonshire Council welcomes back artist Douglas Morland to show you how. Explore the painter’s endless fascination with the human face in ‘an introduction to portrait painting with acrylics’, where you will focus upon colour mixing, lighting effects, mood and likeness. You can choose whether to work from life or from photos in this class.  Balloch Library will be closed so you can enjoy the peace and quiet to produce your masterpiece … More Beginners’ Acrylic Painting class in Balloch Library

GUESS WHO’S WEARING THE TROUSERS?

Last updated 22 years ago by Kennedy, the redesigned uniform includes a navy trouser option for the first time for the female crew and a dress for only the second time. Green remains a signature colour now in a shade called Kenmare Green, with a lot more navy. The male crew’s former flannel jackets and grey trousers have been replaced by a smart navy suit. … More GUESS WHO’S WEARING THE TROUSERS?