The heroism and sacrifice of the Merchant Navy was recognised as the Red Ensign was unfurled at Arbroath’s Signal Tower museum by a WWII hero who survived for 19 days in an open lifeboat after his ship was torpedoed by a Japanese submarine.
Sir, – The publication of the latest GERS figures has triggered a now traditional feeding frenzy, with a black hole in Scotland’s finances heralded by Unionist politicians as validating the continuation of their beloved Union.
Sir, – I refer to previous correspondence concerning Councillor Duff’s opposition to flying the Merchant Navy flag on September 3.
Sir, – I was pleased to see Gareth McPherson’s reference to the recently published Child Poverty Action Group research (“Thousands of ‘working poor’ claiming benefits”, Courier, August 20) highlighting, once again, that low income is one of the key components that contributes to the prevalence of poverty.
Britain’s first female marine engineer could become the first person to be inducted into a new Hall of Heroes.