BBC Scotland is reporting that a dog owner who gagged her pet with duct tape to go on holiday for the weekend has been banned from keeping animals for 15 years. Elizabeth Steel abandoned the Collie cross without adequate food or water after covering its face with a taped-on muzzle so it could not bark.
Moves to expand Early Learning and Childcare and implement 1140 hours of funded ELC in Argyll and Bute by August 2020 are on schedule, Argyll and Bute Council’s Community Services Committee has confirmed.
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PICTURE by MICHAEL MOFFAT
The rise, or rather the inflation of Jo Swinson is not the only story in town, but the themes are strong in this one. I’d have been hard pushed to pick Jo out from an identity parade until she made her grandiose and delusional claim that she could be PM. As our collective memory gradually starts to write her out of our consciousness, it only remains to pick over those shards of glass from that “Glass Ceiling” resignation speech: