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Pensioners on the March!

Pensioners on the March – Are your boots made for walkin’? Cos it’s only three weeks till the Glasgow March & Rally on Saturday 20th April. Scottish IndyPodcasters met up with Gordon McIntyre-Kemp of Believe in Scotland and Marlene Halliday, one of our members who will be speaking at the Rally. They told us all […]


Bits & Pieces, Jan 2024

Bits & Pieces is a monthly roundup of topical clips and snippets from Holyrood, Westminster and around the Indy Movement. It’s compiled by Scottish Independence Podcasts. Main themes covered this month are: Previous snippets are in the Bits & Pieces Playlist. You can listen more of Jim & Lesley’s West End Chat. And you can watch Lesley […]

Denmark the State of Happiness. Lesley Riddoch. Scottish Independence Podcasts. Pensioners for Independence

Is Scotland being Cheated? Denmark definitely isn’t.

Award winning broadcaster Lesley Riddoch joins us to chat about her new film Denmark – the State of Happiness. The film is currently on tour all around Scotland with a Q+A session with Lesley at each screening. The Scottish Independence Podcast team managed to catch up her in between gigs to find out more about […]

Routes to Independence. Scottish Independence Podcasts.

Routes to Independence

This year will be a General Election year. There’s been a lot of discussion about how independence supporting parties in Scotland might best approach their campaigns. Of course given that it’s a FPTP voting system for Westminster only the SNP have a realistic chance of gaining seats. Or losing them. Recently the Scottish Independence Podcast […]

MSM Monitor. Fact Check.

MSM Monitor is Back : the Great iPad Scandal!

MSM Monitor is Tweeting Again! MSM Monitor has long been a valuable source on social mediae debunking & tweeting rebuttals to Mainstream Media fake news, spun reporting, and downright lying about the case for Scottish independence. It’s always been a bit of a mystery as to who ran the account. Though there are some very […]

TalkingUp Scotland

TalkingUp Scotland – November Picks

. November Picks from TalkingUp Scotland… John Robertson’s blog TalkingUp Scotland is an excellent media fact check source if you’re interested in Scottish news reporting. Every now and then – like now – we write up a couple of his articles. This month we’re going to look at the Herald’s take on road traffic accidents […]

Grangemouth Petrochemical Plant. Closure of Grangemouth Refinery

Closure of Grangemouth Refinery

Closure of Grangemouth Refinery This week Ineos announced that they will stop refining oil at their Grangemouth facility. This will leave Scotland with no oil refining capacity. What will happen to the metro-chemical plant on the same site? Will Ineos go ahead with its plans to run Grangemouth on hydrogen? We don’t know. Jim Stamper […]

SNP Independence Strategy Debate. Pensioner for Independence. Scottish independence Podcasts

SNP Independence Strategy Debate

Posted with permission of Scottish Independence Podcasts. Independence Strategy The route to independence concerns everyone in the Yes movement and there is by no means consensus on the path that will lead to success. Pensioners for Independence supports Scottish Independence but we are not party political. We will be dropping in on the various party conferences […]

Believe in Scotland Online Shop. Pensioners for Independence.

Believe in Scotland Online Shop

Believe in Scotland have added an online shop to their website. If you’re looking for their leaflets, badges, car stickers, t-shirts, booklet….. this is where to get them. They’ve got starter packs too, with a variety of campaign material. They’ve even got a Believe in Scotland umbrella! And…. the greater quantities you order, the lower […]

Chain of Freedom Pensioners for Independence

Chain of Freedom – We Did It!

Mary McCabe, of our Greater Glasgow group, organised our section on the Forth & Clyde Canal for the Chain of Freedom Event on 14th October. Here is her report back: . The Chain of Freedom on October 14th was more successful than we had dared to hope. And Pensioners for Indy played our part in […]

In Rutherglen with Pensioners for Independence

In Rutherglen with our Glasgow Group

As campaigning hots up in the Rutherglen & West Hamilton by-election, our Greater Glasgow group decided to take their stall to Rutherglen Town Hall this week and do a bit of independence campaigning themselves. This is them on Tuesday. It was busier than it looks! . The Scottish Independence Podcast team joined us… On Thursday […]

Yes Bikers at Govan

Death of a Yes Biker

Yes Biker Sandy McCracken You may have heard about the tragic death of Sandy McCracken following a serious road traffic accident en route to the Kyle of Lochalsh Independence Rally. Sandy will be escorted by his friends… Yesterday morning the Yes Bikers escorted Sandy’s body from Govan, Glasgow down the M74 to the England border. Yes supporters were on some […]