Listeners to today’s “Good Morning Scotland” were treated (from 2h 7m at that link) to a consummate masterclass in the art of evasion from Labour’s Scottish branch manager Jim Murphy. The bulk of a 13-minute segment was devoted to Murphy’s claim that a Labour vote in this May’s general election …read more
A PURSE has been stolen from a house in Buckie. …read more
Conspiracy theory or awakening – you decide.
During the referendum we were out every day knocking on doors, meeting people in the streets attending public meetings and linking up with other branches who were doing the same.
By the 17 September we were very confident of a win but more than that, …read more
Hi, I’m Lauren. Some of you might know me – during the referendum I wrote a letter to the Wee Ginger Dug about my journey from No to Yes. I’m a true convert, and once I crossed over I got busy – I leafleted and canvassed and worked my socks …read more
A ITALIAN-AMERICAN restaurant owner was the inspiration behind a religious altar created in Elgin. …read more
This weekend is the party conference of a party that’s not a branch office or an accounting unit. And it’s actually being attended by real live human beings who are filling a large hall. Over 3000 folk have turned up to listen to politics on a Saturday morning …read more
POLICE are appealing for information on a break-in at Buckie. …read more
The way we treat offenders is a true reflection of our civilisation
More than 100 years have elapsed since Winston Churchill delivered some of the most compassionate words ever uttered by a senior politician in this country about our attitude towards prisoners.
In the midst of this quite profound entreaty, Churchill confessed …read more
How do you feel about high speed rail? Easy question to answer if like me, you have travelled across Europe on high speed trains you will probably say “Yeah they are great”. Now ask yourself, how do you feel about Scotland having to stump up at least £5,000 million …read more
What does the media frenzy over Richard III tell us about Englishness? Probably nothing new. At the core of modern English identity, at least in the television version for decades, lies Shakespeare’s sceptred isle of the Tudors, a lost country where England really was England and not Britain… …read more
AN order by RAF chiefs to scrap a farewell party in honour of Moray’s search and rescue heroes has been described as “woeful” and a decision that “stinks to high heaven”. …read more
PRINCIPAL teachers will return to Moray primaries two years after they were axed in budget cuts. …read more
Greg Moodie on ‘The battle for number 10’. …read more