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In 1940, a small, bespectacled, eccentric English artist was sent to paint the Clydeside shipyards and the men who worked there - and a small, tough, 20-year-old welder on 2.50 a week was told to help him.
The baton is currently in the Caribbean as it tours 70 nations and territories of the Commonwealth set to be represented at the games.
The third study has the subject Betrayal and the host church is the Congregational Church, Queen Street, the meeting being on Thursday, March 20, at 7pm.
The world will take less notice of the United Kingdom if Scotland votes for independence, former Conservative Chancellor Ken Clarke has told his party's Scottish conference.
A campaign to raise awareness of parking restrictions and enforcement throughout East Dunbartonshire is continuing, with hundreds of people expected to attend drop-in meetings.
An internal report from Scotland's environment watchdog, warning of a "high risk" of water pollution from drilling for underground gas, has been seized on by objectors in the run-up to a major public inquiry opening this week.
Recently I had the pleasure of attending a 'Swimarathon' in Grangemouth swimming pool organised by the Rotary Club of Polmont.
"They have been wanting us to bring our talent to their shores for a long time now," said Bette Hickman of the Newnan Cultural Arts Commission.
Independence poses a threat to both levels of safety and security and the future of defence jobs in Scotland, Defence Secretary Philip Hammond has told the Conservative Party conference.
Businesses in the area were balloted on the plan, which will see them work together to boost tourist numbers and improve the visitor experience.
The groups offer friendship to lonely elderly people, who do not have much social contact, by taking them to monthly tea parties where they can meet people, chat and make new friends.
I knew it wasn't going to be easy doing a five-day juice detox and avoiding eating lots of lovely Scottish treats.
Starter Packs Angus launched a new initiative on monday to sign up 'Friends of Starter Packs' to raise money for the charity.
Leader of the Scottish Conservatives Ruth Davidson with deputy leader Jackson Carlaw in Edinburgh, Scotland, ahead of the Scottish Conservative party conference Prime Minister David Cameron will focus on his fight to keep Scotland in the UK as he opens the Scottish Conservative party conference.
North East MSPs Alex Salmond and Christian Allard have urged volunteers to assist the Aberdeenshire offices of Citizens Advice Scotland .