Sir , – Yet again the grouse shooting industry has been found out with recent footage of our iconic mountain hares being systematically shot by a brigade of “guardians of the uplands” and the resultant public outrage.
A local councillor has hit out after a stone donated to the people of Arbroath by Polish forces stationed in the area during the second world war was defaced with spray paint.
Sir, – I am following two contrasting stories which highlight vested interests and the democratic deficit. Let me explain. Firstly, the West End traders’ frustration at the delay in getting their “branding identity" ready for the V&A opening (“West End community group leader hits out over ‘brand’ setbacks”, The Courier, February 5).
A thug who sprayed a police officer in the face with CS gas before trying to grab for a meat cleaver as he was being arrested was behind bars on Wednesday.
Sir, – The next time I hear Nicola Sturgeon talk about fighting “austerity” I will remind her of the austerity she and her government have just imposed on Scotland’s low-income population.
An Edinburgh tourist tax could raise £2.5 million alone during the festival season, Scottish Labour has said.
A woman has died after the caravan she was in was blown off a cliff in Storm Ali, which has brought gusts of more than 90mph.
England could only claim one wicket from the opening session as India reached 240 for seven at lunch on day three of the fifth Specsavers Test at The Oval.
Angus Council will be urged to perform a u-turn on a money-saving move to cut pavement gritting in its rural villages.
Holland international Davy Klaassen left Everton for Werder Bremen on Friday just a year after moving to Goodison Park.