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Washer Men, Cowie Colliery - Stirling Story No 23 for 10 June 2015

The Polmaise Colliery exhibition continues at the Smith.

This photograph is from Cowie Colliery, located in Bannockburn.

It opened in 1894, ten years earlier than Polmaise, and closed in 1953. 165 more words

Stirling Stories

Forrests and Mains Ancestry

In January 2015, George Park from Arbroath emailed me his family tree, showing his line coming together from the Forrests of “The Deans” Cambuslang and the Mains at Broompark Road. 123 more words

Blantyre Documents

1920 Udston Main Children

Pictured in 1920, is a photo of the Main Children, taken at Little Udston Farm. At the back is Christine Main ,who never married but said she went out with Peter Wilkie when she was young. 60 more words

Blantyre People

Teachers Strike

TEACHERS will be striking across Kent on the 26th March after negotiations have failed.

The National Union of Teachers (NUT) is calling on its members to strike about pension changes, wages, a heavy workload and level of bureaucracy within the education system. 7 more words

News Report

Keep the old flag flying: Clewer Green children boost army morale

The children of Clewer Green School were enthusiastic suppliers of not only warm clothing for the troops, but of morale boosting letters. The parish magazine reported on their work, and quotes from the letters they got in return: 439 more words

News From The Front: The Grim Reality Of War

Three points thrown away – Brighton 1 Wigan Athletic 0

Latics missed a golden opportunity to pick up three much needed points against a Brighton side that was there for the taking.

We have come to expect some unusual team selections from Uwe Rosler and last night’s was no exception. 679 more words

Match Reports

Talking the Talk

by Katie Neith

When you consider the transformation of modern human beings over the past 250,000 years, it is clear that both biological evolution and human invention have contributed to our ongoing development as a species. 69 more words