Letters

  • 20 September 2014

    Scotland voted yesterday to remain a part of the United Kingdom and there appears to be no doubt that this outcome was influenced by the last-minute promises made by the three Westminster Unionist parties.

  • 19 September 2014

    AS I write the polls are just opening on this momentous day for our country; by the time most people are reading this the result will be known.

  • 19 September 2014

    RESTORING the floors in our house, I found underneath fragments of the Glasgow Herald for July 1, 1899.

  • 19 September 2014

    I HAVE been a wild salmon watcher for more than 40 years and l am certain there are fewer than there used to be.

  • 19 September 2014

    the NEWS that young Scots are missing out on places in the Brownies and Guides due to a shortage in volunteers is disappointing, but a reality youth organisations are so often faced with ("Girlguiding issues appeal for volunteers", The Herald, September 17).

  • 19 September 2014

    AN Oxford University study, reported online in BJOG, An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, states that the nation's financially-deprived mothers are 60 per cent less likely to receive antenatal care than the more affluent members of society.

  • 18 September 2014

    ACCORDING to Cailean Gallagher, after a Yes vote the Labour Party in Scotland will implode, and from its ashes there will arise, phoenix-like, a new independent Labour party that will sweep to power ("If Labour dies tomorrow, many will cry:

  • 18 September 2014

    The cold-blooded murder by Islamic extremists of David Haynes, who was educated in Perth, should be enough to open all of our eyes and our minds.

  • 18 September 2014

    I WRITE in defence of the advertisement signed by a cross-section of the Scottish Catholic Community in Scotland, including my father, supporting a Yes vote.