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Daily Archives: July 8, 2011

Editorial: The Old Rock 08.07.11

Editorial: The Old Rock 08.07.11

08/07/2011, by in News

When those councillors who voted in December to approve Viking Energy’s planning application to the government’s energy consents unit, they put themselves at risk of censure or worse under section 7.7 of their code of conduct; that much was clear and their actions immediately prompted an anonymo... Read more...

Spaekalation

Spaekalation

08/07/2011, by in News

Looking around this sorry planet, it is not hard to see that there is one major cause for almost all of our wars and conflicts. Namely, religious belief.Although it is undoubtedly the case that some individuals do good in the name of the deity in which they believe, this is vastly outweighed by ... Read more...

Times Past

Times Past

25 Years AgoDespite a recommendation from the SIC's planning department that the council go ahead with the huge office complex at Hayfield, and the pressure from council officials who complain of their present cramped working conditions, councillors at Wednesday's planning committee meeting defe... Read more...

Letter from Edinburgh

Letter from Edinburgh

08/07/2011, by in Features

The News of the World sells an enormous number of copies on an average Sunday.Its Scottish edition features a perceptive political comment piece by Euan McColm among the more stable fare of a red top tabloid. This political assessment is required reading for most politicians as it breaks down co... Read more...