Sectarian singers sought by officers
FIVE men who shouted and sang offensive songs while drinking on a train from Glasgow to Oban are being sought by British Transport Police (BTP).
It happened on the 4.37pm service from Glasgow Queen Street on Saturday. The men are described as being in their late 30s. One had a shaved head, another was wearing a white t-shirt and one of them had a moustache.
Police constable Stephanie Crawford said: ‘ This sort of behaviour is not acceptable.’
Youngsters reach music semi final
THREE youngsters from the west coast have made it into the semi final of the Radio Scotland young traditional musician of the year.
Fiddle players Neil Ewart from Ardnamurchan and Hannah Macrae from Lochaber will join Lismore accordionist Murray Willis at the semi-final weekend in South Lanarkshire, on October 2 - 4.
They will perform at a concert on Saturday October 3 in Coulter Hall, Coulter, South Lanarkshire.
From this concert, six musicians are chosen to go through to finals at Celtic Connections festival in Glasgow in January 2016.
Parking fine cash tops £177,000
PARKING fines have topped £177,000 in the first year Argyll’s council has operated on-street parking charges.
Taking over the parking meters in Argyll and Bute has seen the level of income reach £177,139 from parking contravention notices alone and a further £500,000 from parking charges.