BBC Scotland is reporting that Colin Weir, who won one of Europe’s biggest lottery jackpots, has died after a short illness aged 71.
Trailblazing footballer Rose Reilly has pledged to donate her brain after her death so more research can be done into female concussion. Rose, who was crowned the world’s best female footballer in 1984, said she knew former players who had died of degenerative brain conditions.
Valeman Dave King is to step down as the chairman of Rangers next year after four-and-a-half years at the helm. Major shareholder King made the announcement at the club’s AGM in Glasgow. The South Africa-based businessman was one of the leading figures in taking control of Rangers in 2015. He will continue to support the club as a shareholder and in negotiations with retail partner Sports Direct.
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Charlie Gibson, Chairman of West Dunbartonshire Leisure Trust, welcomed the news saying: “I’m really pleased to see the activity levels in the past 12 months and the positive impact that this will have had in the local area.It is great to see so many children and young people benefiting from the varied programme on offer across West Dunbartonshire. Not only are our Active Schools sessions fun and educational, they also improve health and well-being, and build confidence and motivation.