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ECC Round-up

The European Curling Championships held at Braehead, Glasgow proved to be a week of mixed fortunes and missed chances for both of the England teams. Alan MacDougall led his men’s side to their seventh and last appearance at the Championships in their existing format, and Hetty Garnier stepped up to skip the ladies for the first time at senior level. 845 more words

Curling

HMS Forth

HMS Forth pictured at BAE Scotstoun during the fitting out stage

HMS Forth is the first of three new Offshore Patrol Vessels being built at BAE Govan in Glasgow for the Royal Navy, The OPV vessel is based on a BAE Systems design already in use within the Brazilian Navy and Royal Thai Navy. 21 more words

Clyde

81 Glasgow Film & Comic Con 2016 - 20th August 2016

Location
Braehead Arena : INTU Braehead, Glasgow 09:00 – 17:00

Mission Report
In all honesty, I was not expecting to Troop again this year, least of all at the event formerly known as Collectormania Glasgow which (as we got no charity contribution for doing and rather boringly involves standing about in costume in a shopping centre) I’ve never shared other peoples fascination with as a gig. 371 more words

Troop

Janet Fulton Frame

Blantyre couple Peter Frame (a coalminer) married his sweetheart Jane Storrie on the 14th March 1889. The couple moved to tenements at Braehead, Hunthill Road, which was located beside the entrance to Milheugh Estate. 487 more words

Blantyre People

Saturday Night "Hockey" Fever?

Growing up in the West Coast of Scotland, the nearest thing to Ice Hockey that a lot of people will know is the Disney classic “The Mighty Ducks” and then maybe not so much the two sequels… However what you may not know is that Ice Hockey is fast becoming one of the most popular sports in Scotland and the UK! 1,375 more words

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