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East Kilbride News from East Kilbride, Strathclyde, Scotland • 7

East Kilbride, Strathclyde, Scotland
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1 i I East Kilbride News Friday February 20 1987 7 I 1 I Pupils help trip i FATHER Patrick Brosnan is presented with a che- 3 lie for £1000 by pupils of lur Lady of Lourdes Primary School The money was raised by the pupils and staff of the school after they learned that Fr Brosnan 4 W3S I mothers andnine children from the parish on a pilgrimage to Lourdes in September So in the run-up to Christmas the school organised a series of fund-raising events like bring ana buy sales sponsored silences and raffles 1 The cheque was presented to Fr Brosnan on behalf of the school by 12-year-old Tracey McDermott t- Jt 4 tat awarts for DooO lads all i i- I LmU It I tltwm A READERSHIP survey undertaken for Strathclyde Report the awardwinning newspaper published by the regional council has highlighted a public demand for more reports to ratepayers The survey carried out in December by communications students from nine further education colleges covered almost 1000 households Seventy-three per cent of those questioned believed there was a need for more frequent reports about the work of the regional counciL Asked what they would like to have more information about 55 per cent said council spending 47 per cent wanted to know more about rates and 40 per cent were interested in more information about education Fifty per cent thought that the regional council kept them fully informed or fairly well informed about services 40 per cent thought it tell them much and ten per cent had no views Strathclyde Report which has won the top award three years out of the last four in the external newspapers category of the Editing for Industry Awards of the British Association of Industrial Editors is currently published three times a year' It has a circulation of 935000 and is delivered to' every home in the region In the next financial year 198788 there are plans to produce three extra issues of the newspaper Councillor James Mel-drum (Calderwood St' Leonards) chairman of the general purposes committee of the regional council said: of the survey proved that our decision to double the number of editions of Strathclyde Report was right Although the newspaper has won a number of awards we are always striving for improvement The survey has given us some useful pointers as to how we should A SA Bell (Hamilton) Clydebank Kilmarnock Langside Motherwell and James Watt (Greenock) further education colleges were involved in the survey The questionnaire was compiled by Mr Michael Morris senior lecturer in communications at Bell College of Technology in Hamilton He was co-ordinator for the exercise which was valuable experience for the students and also col- lated the results TWO East Kilbride students were among the prizewinners at Cambus-lang awards ceremony recently Brian Miller (18) Melrose Terrace East Mains was presented with the Janies Neilson Memorial Shield as the top student in the painting and de- corating department Brian is an apprentice Biinter with East Kilbride istrict Council and is the second council apprentice to take the award in consecutive years John McSheeney (19) Livingstone Drive Mur ray took the Glasgow Master Associa- -tion Trophy for Advanced Craft Students in Painting and Decorating He is a gainter with Strathclyde egional council Direct Works Department and recently represented the college in the Skill-Building Regional Finals and was place third in Scotland John and Brian received their awards from College Principal' Mr Nelson Wright at a lunch attended by parents employers and college staff And Mr Henr head of Public Relations and editor of Strathclyde Report added: six issues to be produced over the next year will enable us to keep ratepayers better informed about regional council services As well as regular features on council finance public transport and social work we are planning to give more space to education and more information for the About 200 students from Anniesland Ayr FURS FIELDS (FUR SPECIALISTS) 041 -639' 1232) MINK 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