From There… To Here

The social history of Wester Hailes

Pages From The Past

photo by Kevin Walsh 1996

Today we’re featuring pages from the April 1996 edition of the Sentinel.  Front page news was the report on funding for Clovenstone housing improvements.  Raymond Robertson MP came to Wester Hailes to bring the good news.  Other stories included

  • Malcom Rifkind visiting the Rep Council to mark the start of the building of the Club 85 replacement
  • The WHEC’s showband
  • A report on BSE and the safety of Scottish beef
  • Information about a campaign against the privatisation of water companies
  • An interview with Police Superintendent Alex Justice.
  • Pat McHat’s views on the race for the Premier League

You can see the pages for this week by clicking here on April Sentinel 1996 .


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