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Daily Archives: April 8, 2011

Times Past

Times Past

08/04/2011, by in Features

25 Years AgoThe uncertainty over the Old Gilbert Bain Hospital’s future deepened this week after a big display of public opposition to plans to turn the building into council offices. (more…) Read more...

Editorial: The Old Rock 08.04.2011

Editorial: The Old Rock 08.04.2011

08/04/2011, by in News

The Scottish Parliament is very limited in its powers. Whether that is a good or a bad thing is of course at the heart of the debate between Nationalists and Unionists. But during an economic crisis exacerbated by high commodity prices, a critical period for the fishing industry and a more general p... Read more...

Letter from Westminster

Letter from Westminster

08/04/2011, by in Features

I am by nature an optimist. I tend to believe that if the will exists then all things are possible.Even I, however, am forced to concede that the editor of this paper will never accept that the decisions taken by the coalition government to reduce public spending were correct. (more…) Read more...