Writers, Artists and Other Reptiles

By Mary Irvine Budding young artist Andrew McEwan, from Levenvale Primary School, scooped a top prize in a national conservation competition. The Amphibian and Reptile Conservation Trust (ARC) asked youngsters aged 8-18 to paint, draw or write about 15 iconic Scottish species. These ranged from Scottish wildcats and red deer to great crested newts.  And …

Awestruck Artists

By Amanda Eleftheriades, photos by Charlie Sherry A new art gallery throws open its doors in Clydebank today (October 21) and  owner Allan Rutherford is hoping he will soon have a stream of local artists showcasing their work on the Awestruck Gallery walls. Allan, a photographer and father-of-four from Whitecrook, is embarking on the venture …