From There… To Here

The social history of Wester Hailes


Headlines for August 1978 include

Good Luck
The Wester Hailes Education Centre opened its doors for the first time on the 21st August 1978.

Youth Forum
The Youth Forum organised a programme of activities for young people but it also worked to have the views of young people heard in the community.

Around The Areas
The Sentinel publicised community activity in the different local neighbourhoods.

Police Station for Wester Hailes
After several years of campaigning by local groups, the Sentinel reported that a police station was going to be located in the area.

Mick McCormack Rides Again
The Sentinel reported on a fundraising event that crossed the city, ending up at Port Seton.

August 1978 Sentinel pages


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