The Bishops of Scotland have appointed Fr Gerard Maguiness to be the new General Secretary of the Bishops’ Conference. Fr Maguiness is currently Parish Priest of St Ignatius’ Wishaw, in the Diocese of Motherwell. He succeeds Fr Jim Grant who was appointed in 2018.
We have created a web resource to keep people informed about progress being made around the haemato-oncology service. You will be able to meet the award winning staff and find out about all the ongoing improvements made to the ward with the help of the children and their parents.
She has previous connections to Dumbarton and West Dunbartonshire and may seek to travel to these areas and the Glasgow City Centre area.
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 The male crew’s former flannel jackets and grey trousers have been replaced by a smart navy suit.
“The SNP government has taken Tory austerity, turbo-charged it, and passed it on to Scotland’s councils. Years of challenging budgets have seen West Dunbartonshire receive £117 per head less and Argyll and Bute Council receive £299 per head less in their local government settlement, since 2013. As a result both councils have had less money to pay for vital services.
“The SNP promised a world leading service but have failed to deliver. Rail passengers who travel daily to and from Dumbarton, Helensburgh and Balloch, have had to put up with delays, cancellations, stop skipping, and short-formed trains not to mention being crammed into carriages like sardines.