DENNIS BRINGS STORM MENACE TO DUMBARTON QUAY

SP Energy Networks, the electricity distributor for central and southern Scotland, said flooding on roads could make it difficult for engineers to reach faults in the network.

Craig Arthur, director at SP Energy Networks for central and southern Scotland, said power cuts become more likely during storms and encouraged people to have a battery powered torch and fully charged mobile on hand over the weekend. … More DENNIS BRINGS STORM MENACE TO DUMBARTON QUAY

DEMOCRAT TIPS NANDY TO WIN LABOUR LEADERSHIP

Labour leadership hustings: Party ‘can’t win’ without success in Scotland Lisa Nandy, tipped to win the Labour Party leadership election. BBC Scotland’s political desk staff and Democrat editor Bill Heaney are reporting that the final contenders for the Labour leadership have answered questions at a hustings in Glasgow, with all three backing more powers being … More DEMOCRAT TIPS NANDY TO WIN LABOUR LEADERSHIP

SEARCH FOR FOOTPADS WHO ROBBED TEENAGERS

Police in Clydebank are appealing for information after a 15-year-old boy and 13-year-old boy were robbed. The incident happened around 10pm on Friday, 14 February, 2020 between Longden Street and Low Crescent in Whitecrook. A man approached both victims before assaulting them and stealing their mobile phone and other personal belongings. … More SEARCH FOR FOOTPADS WHO ROBBED TEENAGERS

EDITORS WANT LORDS INQUIRY TO BE MEANINGFUL

Within moments, we now have access to news on multiple platforms and no longer need to wait for the morning paper, the weekly or the evening news for updates. Social media has allowed new organisations to disrupt the news market and also gives individuals a greater freedom to publish news and analysis themselves, challenging established providers. For the 70,000 people across the UK who are employed as journalists, the shift from traditional print media to digital has given rise to a need for more training and an increased range of skills. … More EDITORS WANT LORDS INQUIRY TO BE MEANINGFUL