Full recording of the acoustic event broadcast live from Kings this evening, with Dave Bass and Andy McMillan. An enthusiastic crowd gathered to enjoy an evening of top class music from two accomplished local musicians:
Queen of the South FC manager, James Fowler, reflects on the upcoming season with the loss of Paul Burns, but acqusition of some new blood too. Stig Nodkil caught up with him earlier today:
It’s the ‘off season’ for the Scottish football leagues, but Queen of the South FC manager, James Fowler is busy thinking and planning ahead to the new season. Stig Nodkil caught up with him in Spain earlier today, in the middle of training with the team:
Looking forward to the upcoming season for Queen of the South FC, Stig Nordkil chatted to manager, James Fowler earlier today:
Curtain Up returned to the airwaves Thursday 18th of June for a two hour special on local teacher Stewart Solley. Retiring this year after 32 years from Dumfries High School “Mr Solley” has been involved in over 12 school shows approximately 20 school trips to London and has had huge impact on his students lives. Ali Donowho takes a trip down memory lane with his former teacher
100 years ago today, a troop train and two passenger trains collided at Quintinshill, near Gretna Green early in the morning, resulting in the loss of at least 228 lives and hundreds injured. It remains to this day Britain’s worst rail disaster, yet is relatively unknown. Today however, the disaster was rememberd by hundreds of people – locals, service personnel, relatives and senior dignitaries.
Scottish First Minster, Nicola Sturgeon MSP, Scottish Secretary, David Mundell MP, Constituency MSP Elaine Murray MSP and D&G Councill Leader, Ronnie Nicholson represented national and local government. Princess Anne, the Princess Royal represented the Queen. Wreaths were laid and ceremonies were held at the Gretna Green Blacksmiths Vistor Centre, Stormont Hall, Gretna Parish Church, the War Momorial and the Quintishill Disaster site.
Mark Smith was there for Alive107.3fm and met up with John Edward, who brought together some 150 relatives of those involved in the disaster, some of whom travelled huge distances to be there today. John is himself grandson of one of the victims of that fateful day:
For his last Alive 107.3fm interview of the season, Queen of the South FC manager, James Fowler chatted with Stig Nordkil this afternoon, in the aftermath of a so-close-yet-so-far promotion play-off against Rangers. The aggregate score for the two legged tie left Queens a goal short at 3:2 to Rangers.
Stig Nordkil’s interview recorded earlier today, with Ranger’s goalkeeper, Cammy Bell. Cammy hails origingally from Annan and is proud of his local roots:
Queen of the South FC faced Rangers in the first leg of the first stage of the promotion play-offs last Saturday evening, with a 1:2 result to Rangers. Stig Nordkil caught up with Queens manager, James Fowler, in advance of the second leg which is this Sunday, earlier today: