East Kilbride (United Kingdom)

Type: City
Name: East Kilbride (United Kingdom)
Country: United Kingdom
Latitude: 55.77
Longitude: -4.18
population: 74,231
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Hoodie Macaw! Parrot who wears a bright orange outfit loves beer, headbanging to Status Quo and fast cars

Jack the gold macaw loves popping down to his local for a pint of bestBut he is at his happiest listening to his favourite band Status QuoOwner Norie MacKinnon, of East Kilbride, Scotland, says: 'It's hilarious' He loves beer, red wine, headbanging to ... [Published Mail Online UK - 4 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Local people urged to vote for Scotland’s best places

Localpeople are being asked to vote for two of the area’s top attractions asScotland’s ‘best place’.LochLomond & The Trossachs National Park and the West Highland Way are amongten shortlisted in the Royal Town Planning Institute’s ‘Scotland’s Best Pl ... [Published Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park - 11 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 2 reports

Concern for missing man - East Kilbride

Police Scotland Officers at East Kilbride are appealing for the assistance of the media and members of the public in an effort to trace a vulnerable missing man.51 year old Steven Frame was reported missing from his home address at Tiree, East Kilbride ... [Published Police Scotland - 15 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 2 reports

VIDEO: Chav parrot wears a hoodie, drinks beer and enjoys head-banging to Status Quo

The adventurous blue and gold macaw, Jack, loves going for a curry and popping down to his local for a pint with his owner and soul mate Norie MacKinnonMeet Jack, the beer-swilling, curry-eating rock and roll fan - and parrot.Owner Norie MacKinnon, of ... [Published Mirror.co.uk - 16 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Cracker Jack is becoming a pint-sized celebrity

Jack the parrot is a common sight around the town and just loves going for a sunshine stroll at his favourite beauty spot, James Hamilton Heritage Loch.There’s nothing Jack the parrot loves more than his squ...walk in the park.Now that spring has sprung, ... [Published Daily Record - 20 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 5 reports

Elderly woman reported missing in East Kilbride traced safe and well

An elderly woman who was reported missing from her home in East Kilbride has been found safe and well. The disappearance of Rebecca Scott sparked a police appeal on Wednesday. The 83-year-old was last seen by a family friend near her home on the town's ... [Published Stv.tv - Apr 16 2014]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

East Kilbride FC's Lowland Cup dream ended by Stirling Uni

East Kilbride FC boss Iain King admits nerves got to his side as they missed out on their first-ever final on Saturday.Kilby’s Lowland League Cup dream died in the cruellest of circumstances as a luckless own-goal from skipper Marc Templeton sent them ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - 21 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

EK Thistle remain bottom of the league after draw with rivals

East Kilbride Thistle missed the chance to move off the bottom of the Central District Two table as they drew with fellow strugglers Newmains United in blustery conditions on Saturday.Thistle decided to play with the wind at their backs and took the lead ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - 21 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Angus Barr and Meg Finnon excel for EK at Swim Championships

Records tumbled at the Scottish Swimming Championships last week as East Kilbride Amateur Swimming Club claimed a host of titles.Twenty-eight swimmers from the East Kilbride club were in action at the Scottish Gas National Championships at the newly refurbished ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - 21 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Thieves kill cherished fish in restaurant raid in Rutherglen

Thugs broke into the Peking Palace on East Kilbride Road earlier this month and killed the Cantonese restaurant's famous koi carp fishCruel thieves killed precious fish in a callous act of vandalism following a break-in at a Rutherglen restaurant.They ... [Published Daily Record - 23 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Food co-ops launched in bid to cut rising bills

People in South Lanarkshire are to benefit from the food co-ops, which will offer fresh food at affordable and reasonable prices.The day after we revealed that 4,000 children in Glasgow relied on food banks to eat, the deputy Leader of South Lanarkshire ... [Published Glasgow Evening Times - 23 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Care worker guilty of vile abuse of disabled OAP

Sacked Rosaburn House Care Home worker Sharon Young laughed at and degraded the elderly double amputee as she had an accident in a bath and took a photograph.A senior East Kilbride care worker who humiliated a severely disabled pensioner in her care was ... [Published Daily Record - Apr 16 2014]

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Mr MacKinnon said: "He loves his beer and red wine. But one night at home I heard a clunk and turned round to see he'd fallen off his perch. He'd had too much wine."
"We've just bonded together, we go everywhere together - as you can see he comes to the pub with me and he goes out in the car with me" said Norie of his favourite wingman

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Hoodie Macaw! Parrot who wears a bright orange ... [Published Mail Online UK - 4 hours ago]
Local people urged to vote for Scotland’s best ... [Published Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park - 11 hours ago]
Concern for missing man - East Kilbride [Published Police Scotland - 15 hours ago]
VIDEO: Chav parrot wears a hoodie, drinks beer ... [Published Mirror.co.uk - 16 hours ago]
Hoodie-wearing parrot loves booze and rock – video [Published BT.com - 16 hours ago]
Jack the Lad! Meet the Parrot that drinks beer,... [Published Daily Star - 16 hours ago]
Appeal for vulnerable missing man [Published Glasgow Evening Times - 16 hours ago]
Celtic legends at Paradise for Trophy Day [Published Glasgow Wired - 17 hours ago]
Cracker Jack is becoming a pint-sized celebrity [Published Daily Record - 20 hours ago]
EK Thistle remain bottom of the league after dr... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - 21 hours ago]
East Kilbride FC's Lowland Cup dream ended by S... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - 21 hours ago]
Angus Barr and Meg Finnon excel for EK at Swim ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - 21 hours ago]
Thieves kill cherished fish in restaurant raid ... [Published Daily Record - 23 hours ago]
Food co-ops launched in bid to cut rising bills [Published Glasgow Evening Times - 23 hours ago]
Elderly woman reported missing in East Kilbride... [Published Stv.tv - Apr 16 2014]
Vulnerable Missing Woman - East Kilbride [Published Police Scotland - Apr 16 2014]
Police search underway as concerns grow for saf... [Published Daily Record - Apr 16 2014]
Police launch search for missing East Kilbride ... [Published Glasgow Evening Times - Apr 16 2014]
Disappearance of elderly woman prompts police a... [Published Stv.tv - Apr 16 2014]
Care worker guilty of vile abuse of disabled OAP [Published Daily Record - Apr 16 2014]
Medomsley abuse victim hits out at former deput... [Published Northern Echo - Apr 14 2014]
What matters is understanding [Published Herald Scotland - Apr 14 2014]
Video: Young Scots 2014 Roll of Honour [Published Glasgow Sunday Mail - Apr 13 2014]
Bitcoin-branded ecstasy tablets send man to hos... [Published Big News Network - Apr 12 2014]
Policeman struck and killed by tanker on M8 [Published The Scotsman - Apr 12 2014]
Everyday foods can give you asthma [Published IOL - Apr 11 2014]
Students can be at Paradise for a fiver against... [Published Glasgow Wired - Apr 11 2014]
Biggest-ever train timetable for Glasgow 2014 [Published Travel and Tour World - Apr 10 2014]
The perils of pessimism [Published The Economist - Apr 10 2014]
Man fell ill, ‘lost two stones’ after ecstasy pill [Published The Scotsman - Apr 10 2014]
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Bagehot: The perils of pessimism [Published The Economist - Britain - Apr 10 2014]
AFTER the speeches were done, at a recent rally in Calderglen High School for “Better Together”—the cross-party campaign to keep Scotland British—there was time for questions. They were mostly the same. The inquisitors, typically retired and articulate, ...
Speech: Speech by Justine Greening to NIDOS #Sc... [Published Inside government - Department for Internationa ... - Apr 03 2014]
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Press release: Greening: United we have the gre... [Published Inside government - Department for Internationa ... - Apr 03 2014]
Scotland’s record of improving the lives of the world’s poorest people will be much diminished if the United Kingdom is split up, Justine Greening said in Glasgow today. Speaking at a major development conference, the UK International Development Secretary ...
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