Day: 25 July 2021

Johnstone Sound at the Bandstand – LIVE

Thank you to everyone who came along the community group raised £530 thanks for your donations and support. Thank you to…. Renfrewshire Council Scottish Fire & Rescue Service Heritage Trust Lisa – Facepainter Renfrewhire Carers LG – Prize donation Morrisons Johnstone Toast Promotional products  AG Theatre School – Johnstone PPL / PRS The Nip Inn …

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Team GB: Scots swimmers including Duncan Scott in action, times and events to come

The men’s gymnastics team final is one of the major highlights of today, with GB spearheaded by Olympic champion, Max Whitlock. It kicks off at 11am.   Most of the Scottish interest will be in the pool over the next 24 hours, with several medal hopes in action.  Assuming he navigated the semi-finals safely, Duncan Scott …

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Motherwell 2-0 Annan: Callum Slattery credits ex-Celtic man Fraser Forster for talking up move from Southampton

Fraser Forster, the former Celtic goalkeeper, helped Motherwell’s pursuit of midfielder Callum Slattery after selling the 22-year-old on a move to Fir Park. Forster has had two separate stints at Celtic – and there has been speculation regarding the possibility of a third this year – in which he made 236 appearances for the club. …

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Eskisehirspor memories come flooding back for Liam Craig as St Johnstone gear up for Galatasaray

LIAM CRAIG has already travelled to Turkey with St Johnstone when the Perth outfit took on Eskisehirspor in the Europa League back in 2012.  And now the veteran midfielder looks set to return with Saints gearing up for a European double header against Turkish heavyweights Galatasaray.  Callum Davidson’s side are awaiting the loser of Galatasaray …

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Scots climber Rick Allen has reportedly died in K2 avalanche

Scottish climber Rick Allen has reportedly died in an avalanche on K2 as he attempted to take a new route to the summit. The Aberdeen-born mountaineer was attempting to climb the world’s second highest mountain to raise money for the Partners Relief And Development charity. But according to reports from the base camp in Pakistan, …

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Police warning after six people die in Scotland’s waters in just over 24 hours

Police are urging people to “exercise extreme caution” when swimming in lochs and rivers after six people – including four young boys – died in a series of tragic incidents. The youngest victim was a boy of nine, while a seven-year-old boy is also fighting for his life after they both got into difficulty in …

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Nicola Sturgeon sends condolences following water related deaths

The First Minister has sent her condolences following a number of water related incidents over the weekend which have taken the lives of three children and two adults. On Sunday, Police Scotland’s Deputy Chief Constable Will Kerr wrote: “Please, please, be careful if swimming in one of the many beautiful Lochs and rivers across Scotland.  …

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Loch Lomond victims named as six killed in Scottish waters

SIX people, including four boys, died in the space of 24 hours while swimming in Scottish waters as Loch Lomond recorded “one of the worst weekends in its history” for fatalities.A man, a woman and a nine-year-old boy died after getting into difficulty near Pulpit Rock at the Ardlui end of the loch on Saturday evening.Edina …

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