By Democrat reporter Local MSP Jackie Baillie has highlighted recent figures released by the Office of Rail and Road that reveal that since the Abellio franchise started running Scottish trains in 2015, almost 75,000 trains have been cancelled, including many on the Helensburgh, Dumbarton and Balloch lines. These 74,514 cancellations have come at a time … More 75,000 TRAINS CANCELLED UNDER FAILING FRANCHISE
Some consider unpaid internships a rite of passage, but they exclude candidates who cannot afford to work without pay or shell out almost $1,300 for the opportunity. As a result, it’s the affluent students who can afford the work experience. … More SO, YOU WOULD LIKE TO BECOME A JOURNALIST?
school children from Balloch Primary and St Kessog’s, who created the inscriptions about Balloch around the fountain, were also at the event. … More FOUNTAIN UNVEILED IN VILLAGE SQUARE
an Old Bailey judge has ruled that the news providers cannot be compelled to hand over their unpublished notes to the police. … More JOURNALISTS’ RIGHTS UPHELD IN COURT
Around 40 Military personnel from the UK, Norway and France, including divers and medical staff, have joined with partners from Serco, James Fisher and Sons and Babcock Marine to test the capabilities of the rescue system. … More RESCUE SYSTEM HEADS TO ARRAN FOR NATO EXERCISE
The Loch Lomond Rowing Club will use an award of £7,000 to upgrade toilet and changing facilities at its clubhouse near Mill of Haldane. … More NATIONAL LOTTERY FUNDING
5 September at 19:30 Dubai, Singapore, Sydney, Melbourne & Tokyo £1949pp Fly from all UK Emirates departure points Depart the UK 27 May 2020 3 Nights Dubai @ The Wyndham Dubai Marina 3 Nights Singapore @ The Holiday Inn Atrium 4 Nights Sydney @ The Ultimo 4 Nights Melbourne @ The City Tempo 4 Nights … More DOCHERTY TRAVEL, DUMBARTON
John Baillie raising funds for Erskine in the North of Scotland. By Judith Haw Army Veteran John Baillie will hit his amazing One Million Metre target by taking to the water on a Hudson canoe. John, aged 77, who hails from Durness in Sutherland and now lives in Inverness, has been clocking up the miles … More Bosnian veteran rows final mile on Caledonian Canal