The Sentinel Newspaper reported on local issues and was owned and managed by the people of Wester Hailes.
There was a dramatic headline in the Sentinel for August 1983 as the paper reported on a sea rescue of children and adults from Westburn Youth Club. The rescue involved both the Royal Navy and the Royal Air Force as well as a crane.
Other headlines included
- Issues of concern about the structural state of the Hailesland blocks
- The setting up of an action group over plans to start building the next section of the bypass
- A conference for community representatives to discuss the future of the area, co-inciding with the publication of the report “Wester Hailes Ten Years On”.
- A report on the the first ever Fun Run in Wester Hailes.
You can see these articles and others by clicking here. Sentinel News August 1983