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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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
A DOCTOR who admitted prescribing sleeping tablets to enable a pensioner to end her life has been branded irresponsible.
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).
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.
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