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Date with the Queen for local hero Graham

A ‘local hero’ from Cove has been chosen to attend the Royal opening of the Scottish Parliament.

Graham Barr was nominated for the honour by Maurice Corry, newly elected as s list MSP for the West of Scotland.Graham is vice-chairman of Cove and Kilcreggan Community Council and a stalwart organiser of the Rosneath Peninsula Highland Gathering. 131 more words


Neighborhood Hero/Local Hero (Series Review)

One of our favorite guest writer has returned! Fishyflakes is back – reviewing a full drama this time! Is this drama a local hero or a local zero? 563 more words


Mike Ashley to run for leader of the Conservative party

It is rumoured that self-made billionaire Mike Ashley is to run as leader of the Conservative party. The plan was put in place after secret meetings with Donald Trump, Lord Alan Sugar and Simon Cowell earlier this year… 512 more words

LOCAL HERO: 16 years and counting for Okanagan emergency relief volunteer

KELOWNA – Imagine waking up in the middle of the night because of a wildfire. It’s not because your home is at risk from the flames, but because you are needed to help the hundreds or even thousands of people who are evacuating their own homes. 411 more words


I'll Make A Good Gordon, Gordon...

What’s the most amazing thing you’ve ever found?

Impossible to say. You see, there’s something amazing every two or three weeks…

Tonight is the last night in the first house I ever owned. 344 more words

Binge Thinking

The Origins of One Red Phone Box

Local Hero is one of those movies that no one knows about.  It’s one of those movies that makes you want to forget that cell phones ever existed, makes you miss VHS tapes and return to some relaxed era when people still talked to each other, sometimes on a landline. 350 more words

Life In The Fast Lane

One For All

Forgive me a lapse into teeny-bopper crush mode.

BBC’s The Musketeers is coming back for a third season. All I have to say about that is…PORTHOS!!! 538 more words