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  1. Claadehol

    New Old Library

    I remember the letters flying in to the Times re the moving of the library to St.Ringans church building some years ago. The reason being apparently that the old library building had had its day and was now condemned. An expensive refurb in St Ringans produced the new library, but the public were less than impressed. Apparently there wasn't enough room for the books and that's quite a priority for a library. Complaints poured in and several sites were suggested for a new library. Meantime it was suddenly decided that the old library building was actually ok and wasn't condemned after all. I r
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  2. paulb

    Brexit (merged threads)

    scotland did not have it.its not relevent to scotland.
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  3. JGHR

    Brexit (merged threads)

    Not so long ago there was a Spanish fishing boat about a mile, perhaps a mile and a half offshore in St. Magnus Bay. It had its nets out, stripping the fish out of our waters.That's just one of many, many things that could [JGHR Emphasis] be solved. Then it would possibly be a bit more worthwhile to go out fishing. You see George, that's the problem, could be solved - not would. A lot of things could happen, but unfortunately most of them do not and the fishing is a case in point. I am no expert on the EU fishing rules, but it is clear that the people who are, or should be, experts - the
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  4. "Official EU voting records* show that the British government has voted ‘No’ to laws passed at EU level on 56 occasions, abstained 70 times, and voted ‘Yes’ 2,466 times since 1999, according to UK in a Changing Europe Fellows Sara Hagemann and Simon Hix. In other words, UK ministers were on the “winning side” 95% of the time, abstained 3% of the time, and were on the losing side 2%." From https://fullfact.org/europe/eu-facts-behind-claims-uk-influence/ I wouldn't say that amounts to us being "subjected to EU directives", rather it is an indication of our influence and how the EU is, in the vas
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