Some of our older readers may remember a time when the Scots Independent premises were manned by an employee who made sure all subscribers and distributors got their newspapers. This slick operation was carried out by Robert (Bob) Campbell who was also well known for his excellent organisation of The Bannockburn Rally. It is with sadness that we pass on the news from his family that Robert passed away on Saturday 2nd January 2016. He will be missed by many. Funeral service is at St Ninian’s Old Parish Church, Stirling on Friday 15th January 2016 at 11 a.m., thereafter to Logie Cemetery. All family andRead More →

I have finally had enough. In the paper today it is announced that yet another SNP MP is being investigated because someone has made a complaint to the Westminster standards commissioner. Does nobody mention that there are many people being looked at by the standards commissioner from all parties? Might have something to do with the archaic system they have. If the paper work is written in the same ancient language as their practises then is it any wonder they need someone to guide those filling up the forms. It seems the left hand side of the first page of the Herald is kept solelyRead More →

At the start of the year we bring you an article by Iain Lawson. Many of you will know him. He explains who he is if the first part of the piece. I write this in the last few days of 2015 which has been a brilliant year for those of us who support Independence. We deserved it after the enormous disappointment of the referendum where despite a great campaign and the conversion of hundreds of thousands of our fellow Scots to Independence, we narrowly failed to win. Unionists I am sure hoped that was the end of it but as we all know nowRead More →