Madam, – I note the appropriate euphoria regarding Europe’s success in the Solheim Cup, and Perth and Kinross Council’s spokesperson’s enthusiasm for more major events at Gleneagles (Solheim Cup to have lasting legacy, Courier, September 16).
Delays are expected across Perthshire this week due to roadworks.
The nomination process for new EU commissioners is going smoothly, although the appointments have to be ratified by the European Parliament.
Scottish farmers will soon wave goodbye to paper passports for cattle once a new electronic identification (EID) system, tracking cattle throughout their entire life, comes into force.
Madam, – The news that Fife Council is facing a £7.4 million overspend (The Courier, September 14) should surprise no one.
The political appetite for renewable energy and on-shore wind farms is strong in Scotland, and renewable energy developers have on-shore wind farm acquisition back in their sights.
Madam, – What exactly does science mean by life?
Madam, – The landmark decision of the inner house of the Court of Session declaring illegal the decision of Prime Minister Boris Johnson to prorogue parliament until October 14 is not only a vindication of parliamentary democracy over an untrammelled executive but another example of how law is intruding into what was originally the sole preserve of politics.
Trade held up well on the year at Kelso Ram Sales, with an 81% clearance and a total of 4,191 rams selling for an average price of £697.55, up by £16 on the 2018 sale, albeit for 200 fewer sold.
Madam, – I am sick fed up of these whinging jocks trying to save the UK from disaster!