Monthly Archives: October 2010

Leith FM at December 2007

HISTORY In Spring 2003 volunteers from Leith Festival ran Leith FM 1, a successful short term broadcast (RSL) over the Leith Festival week. In Winter 2003/4 Leith Community Mediaworks (LCM) was set-up to deliver Community Radio & TV for and … Continue reading

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Potted History of Leith FM before Launch

Leith FM History at 13/12/06 In the Spring of 2003 Caledonia Media(CM) approached Leith Festival(LF)  committee and offered to run a temporary week long radio broadcast (RSL) over the period of the 2003 Leith Festival. An LF liason group was … Continue reading

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How to pick up a turd by the clean end

There is an annual contest at Indiana University calling for the most appropriate definition of a contemporary term. This year’s term was “Political Correctness.” The winner wrote: “Political correctness is a doctrine, fostered by a delusional, illogical minority, and rabidly … Continue reading

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Nick in my Pocket

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Aide to Donald Dewar admits Parliament building costs a fiasco

Aide to Donald Dewar admits Parliament building costs a fiasco.# Parliament in Leith for realistic £40 million rejected. Today on BBC Radio Scotland, David Whitton MSP, formerly aide to first First Minister Donald Dewar, admitted that “a box in Leith … Continue reading

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Trams to Plunder Lothian Buses to survive.

David Calder in Caledonian Mercury tells us the Edinburgh City Council claims Edinburgh Trams are to be profitable from day one. Aye right! “that only works if trams and buses work closely together so it sets out the next steps … Continue reading

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Cameron uses conference speech to attack SNP over Lockerbie bomber

Dramfineday says: October 6, 2010 at 6:01 pm “No. It was wrong. It undermined our standing in the world. Nothing like that must ever happen again.” Well I undertood it was right under the current laws and within the remit … Continue reading

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