Sec­tar­ian singers sought by of­fi­cers

The Oban Times - - News -

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.

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