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2008-10-08 12:00:23

THERE are a couple of musical treats coming up at Mugdock Country Park. The popular series of concert nights continues at the Bearsden park on November 28, when the Charlie Kilpatrick Band will present an evening of Scottish music. Then on December 5, Daniel Grimwood will play Franz Liszt. Entertainment starts at 7.45pm, and finishes around 10pm. Buffet supper with wine at the interval is included in the ticket price. For more information, and to book a place at either event, call...

2008-10-07 12:00:35

THEATRE-GOERS with a conscience should be on the look-out for a new musical set to hit Glasgow. Mother of All The Peoples is coming to the Mitchell Theatre and all proceeds from the show will go to the Mary Slessor Foundation in Calabar in Nigeria. The musical can be seen on October 17 and 18. Tickets cost GBP10/ GBP8, call 08700 132 652 . Originally published by Newsquest Media Group. (c) 2008 Evening Times; Glasgow (UK). Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-09-16 15:00:38

SPECIALIST squads are to be sent into Scots hospitals to monitor hygiene standards. The bug busters will carry out inspections without prior warning - and could also check on health centres and GP surgeries in a drive to beat deadly infections. Originally published by Newsquest Media Group. (c) 2008 Evening Times; Glasgow (UK). Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-09-05 15:00:20

PASSENGERS were today promised a better deal if Glasgow Airport is sold. A Manchester group which is poised to bid for the airport pledged to lower fares and improve waiting times and customer service. PAGES 4-5 Originally published by Newsquest Media Group. (c) 2008 Evening Times; Glasgow (UK). Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-09-05 15:00:08

SCIENCE centres in Scotland - including the Glasgow Science Centre - are to receive a GBP250,000 cash boost. The funding is designed to help pupils become switched on to physics and engineering. Bids will be made to the Scottish Schools Equipment Research Centre for the money which will be used as part of the Scottish Government programme, Curriculum for Excellence. A recent survey showed too few primary four to seven pupils were achieving expected levels in science in the classroom....

2008-09-01 12:00:14

A NEW men's city jogging group has been set up. The group, which will meet at The Annexe in Stewartville Street, will be part of the jogging network of Men's Health Forum Scotland and jogscotland. Leader Steven Kendrick said: "Unlike many running clubs it is aimed at beginners, will be suitable for men of all ages and is free to join. The focus will be on having fun and building fitness. For more info, e-mail stevenjameskendrick@ ntlworld. com. Originally published by Newsquest Media...

2008-08-12 15:00:45

MORE than 100,000 people flocked to see musicians, comedians and dancers perform at Fringe Sunday yesterday, organisers revealed. Fringe chiefs said the event, on Edinburgh's Meadows, is their way of saying "thank you" to the city's residents. It lets parents take their children to see a selection of shows for free from 11am until 7pm without having to buy a ticket. Originally published by Newsquest Media Group. (c) 2008 Evening Times; Glasgow (UK). Provided by ProQuest Information...

2008-07-24 15:00:24

A DOCTOR who admitted prescribing sleeping tablets to enable a pensioner to end her life has been branded irresponsible. The General Medical Council found Dr Iain Kerr, from Newton Mearns, brought the medical profession into disrepute by giving the drug sodium amytal to the retired businesswoman after she had told him she had considered killing herself. They also described his prescription of sodium amytal to three others as not in his patients' best interests. The GMC, which has the...

2008-07-21 15:00:41

A BIKER who died last Wednesday has been named as Alan Todd from Dalry, Ayrshire. The 45-year-old was riding his Suzuki motorbike in Dunlop when it collided with a van. Originally published by Newsquest Media Group. (c) 2008 Evening Times; Glasgow (UK). Provided by ProQuest Information and Learning. All rights Reserved.

2008-07-10 15:00:39

By CAROLINE WILSON AIR travellers heading back to Glasgow will have to rush to catch the last British Airways flight . . . because it will be soon be more than an hour earlier. BA's last flight from London Heathrow to Glasgow Airport is being brought forward from 8pm to 6.45pm. The move is the latest blow for businessmen and women and there is also concern it will hit holidaymakers returning from abroad who may be relying on a connection north. If they miss it then it may mean an...


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  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
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