Scottish Infrastructure
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The Met Office predicts more dry weather for Ballater – Jackie Bird does Raindance

Reporting Scotland tonight (3.1.17) took us back to Ballater and Deeside in December 2015 for one of their bigger ‘news’ stories. We saw again the dreadful floods, saw the one temporarily trapped old guy and heard of the one traumatised bairn ...

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Wind stops blowing in Scotland’s favour, thanks to incompetent Nats

When a cub reporter for Radio Shortbread’s four p.m Newsdrive programme misapplied the BBC’s quality control procedures, an unspun package believed to have been based on fact was broadcast in error. The hapless tyro’s piece went out before he ...

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Forget Brexit … My train was late!

The ‘Railway Crisis’ nonsense appears to have run its course.  The issue dominated First Minister’s Questions last Thursday but failed to make it onto that evening’s Reporting Scotland.  Someone at Pacific Quay clearly decided after eight ...

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Crisis What Crisis? Scotrail’s punctuality improves again and is now better than the UK average for the first time

Did you know that Scotrail's punctuality is better than the average in England and Wales?  Have you heard this on BBC Reporting Scotland?  Will the BBC ask Tory Transport Minister Chris Grayling in London if he will resign after hounding the ...

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Thirteen frigates and a train

So the bastards have been caught at it again.  This weekend it emerged that BBC officials have admitted broadcasting false information relating to pre-indyref shipbuilding pledges by the UK Govt. The culprits were the presenters of the flagship ...