Bookmakers shops may be regarded by some as a blight and have been linked to anti-social behaviour. But they have kept some commercial streets alive, and they do provide a service to those who enjoy a flutter – responsibly, of course.
There were the usual promises to fulfil the ambitions of a “phenomenal club” and usher in a new trophy-laden era of success, but it won’t take the supporters of Hibernian FC long to start asking questions of new owner Ronald Gordon.
A press release drops in the mail box offering an apology: It states that “the winners of Franchisee of the Year were… Barking Mad. This was incorrect.”
The neighbours may have taken against him and the headlines are regularly hostile, but it seems there is no stopping Boris getting the keys to Downing Street.
Polly Purvis of ScotlandIS discusses opportunities and challenges in the technology sector