View from Westminster: Brendan O’Hara
Columnists
View from Westminster: Brendan O’Hara

While the government at Westminster sinks into a mess of its own making. We are fortunate that Scotland’s government is getting on with the day job for our public-sector and low-paid workers,

Rules and regulations
Columnists
Rules and regulations

A bag of oranges is usually weighed and for that to happen a set of standardised scales are used. Weights and measures are an important part of retail life to ensure that customers are not ripped off.

Columnists
View from Westminster: Brendan O’Hara

While the government at Westminster sinks into a mess of its own making. We are fortunate that Scotland’s government is getting on with the day job for our public-sector and low-paid workers,

Columnists
Rules and regulations

A bag of oranges is usually weighed and for that to happen a set of standardised scales are used. Weights and measures are an important part of retail life to ensure that customers are not ripped off.

Columnists
Kintyre’s musical talents

Charles Maclean, from just up the road in Lochgilphead, may be an adopted son but he carries the torch for Argyll military piping and currently has three Campbeltown protégés.

Columnists
Gigha is ferry popular

Many who had enjoyed the afternoon’s activities had to scramble just after 5pm as the final boat leaves at 6pm.

Letters
Demise of the SNP

Unfortunately, this seems to reflect  the arrogance and contempt that the Westminster government has for its devolved administrations.

Letters
Letter: Deposit return system

By attaching a value to things we think of as waste, a deposit return scheme follows on from the hugely successful carrier bag charge, and will help reduce litter as well as increasing recycling.

Obits
Adam Bergius 1925-2017

A NAVY man who feared battleships and volunteered for ‘special service of a hazardous nature’, surviving the Second World War, was laid to rest in Kintyre last weekend.