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Sat May 18 1:55 pm  #1


Govan's NEWS Today.......

Football - Johnston calls for transparency
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The Govan club, who re-emerged into the Irn-Bru Third Division last year after their descent into administration, confirmed to the London Stock Exchange that they were considering an official request to hold an extraordinary general meeting. The ...
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Why the McCrone family will be on the Midnight Walk once again this year
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The McCrone family was taking their terminally-ill brother Boab from his home in Govan to the Prince & Princess of Wales Hospice on the banks of the River Clyde. "They were nearly four hours stuck on the Squinty Bridge with the traffic," said Boab's ...
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EXCLUSIVE: Strike target Nicky Clark has Old Firm tie in his sights as Rangers ...
http://www.eveningtimes.co.uk/sites/default/files/imagecache/400xY/2013/5/21106067.JPG

Scottish football's top scorer this season is set to pen a long-term deal with the Glasgow giants next week, and has revealed the secret ambition he hopes his impending move to Govan will help him fulfil. For boyhood Rangers fan Clark has never been to ...
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It could be ‘Fergie time’ for Paisley actor Tennant
Paisley actor David Tennant has emerged as the bookie’s favourite to play Sir Alex Ferguson in any future biopic of the football legend’s amazing life. Sir Alex, who hails from Govan, will stand down as manager of Manchester United this weekend after 26 years at the helm of the English giants.
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From Govan Governor to Bearsden Brawler at Manchester United ...
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Govan Governor Alex Ferguson (now Sir) arrived in 1986, a year after I was born. Three years later, on a bleak December day, the notorious ta-ra Fergie banner. With the news David Moyes will be Manchester United manager from the start of next season, we look at what came before his great predecessor Sir Alex Ferguson and the similarities between the old and new.
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Solicitor is jailed after trying to take drugs into prison
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A SOLICITOR whose 30-year legal career lay in tatters after he was caught trying to smuggle mobile phones and drugs into Edinburgh's Saughton Prison was jailed for four years yesterday.
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Payment row threatens to delay opening of new arena
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SCOTLAND'S major new music venue under construction on the River Clyde is up to two months behind schedule and faces the prospect of headline concerts by some of the world's top rock and pop acts being cancelled.
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Sat May 25 4:34 pm  #2


Re: Govan's NEWS Today.......

Govan police constable 'stole £205000'
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A former police officer has gone on trial over allegations that he stole £205,000 in cash, as well as drugs including cocaine and heroin.

Dean Burnett, 42, is alleged to have committed the offences between July 2009 and January 2012 while working as a constable in Govan.

Mr Burnett is also said to have been concerned in the supply of cocaine, cannabis and diazepam, and to have offered to supply heroin.
He denies the charges against him.
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Woman, 97, assaulted by bogus caller[/v]

Crooks targeted three elderly women at their homes in Govan and Cardonald on Wednesday afternoon. At noon, a 97-year-old woman was pushed to the ground by a man who entered her home in Ulva Street, Govan, and walked round her home before ...
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[b]Opinion - City owes a debt to its inspiring women[/v]
Whether it is in the city centre in George Square to mark the city's first woman councillor or in Govan where she campaigned and organised protests to take on rogue landlords, it should be visible as an inspiration to others to stand up for the same ...
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[b]Deacon Blue star Lorraine McIntosh reveals her surprise at acting career

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IN a cafe at the centre of old Govan Town Hall, Lorraine McIntosh is looking at a poster on the wall with a vague sense of disbelief. It bears the image of actor Peter Mullan, the names of director Ken Loach and screenwriter Paul Laverty. Upon closer ...
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Mon May 27 2:44 pm  #3


Re: Govan's NEWS Today.......

Mary Barbour memorial gets support at Glasgow City Council meeting
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She led the Govan rent strike of 1915 and became the first female councillor in Glasgow. But not many people will have heard the name Mary Barbour. However, all that is about to change as a group campaigning to create a lasting memorial to the working ...
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Mon May 27 7:05 pm  #4


Re: Govan's NEWS Today.......

Good articles Jimmy !.  Mary Barbour certainly deserves recognition and I hope she gets it.
Regarding Rangers it is difficult to see what is going on there.  Definate power struggle but hard to see whether the money men or the club faithful guys are the best option.

David

 

Mon May 27 9:09 pm  #5


Re: Govan's NEWS Today.......

Thanks David, Was having a look round tonight and found this on Rangers:
Lee McCulloch reckons Rangers can deal rivals a knockout cup blow
http://www.eveningtimes.co.uk/sites/default/files/imagecache/400xY/2013/5/21193463.JPG

Gers captain McCulloch was greatly heartened to see three players with extensive SPL experience arrive at the Ibrox club last week. Cammy Bell, Jon Daly and Nicky Law have all joined the Third Division champions from Kilmarnock, Dundee United and Motherwell respectively.
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Brave mum tackles Race for Life
http://www.eveningtimes.co.uk/sites/default/files/imagecache/400xY/2013/5/21194317.JPG

A MUM battling breast cancer did the 5K Glasgow Race for Life despite being in the middle of gruelling chemotherapy.
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