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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 […]

Scottish Independence Podcasts. You’ll find us on our website or wherever you get your podcasts.

Scottish Independence Podcasts

We have a good relationship with the Scottish Independence Podcasts team. During the Covid lockdown when we moved to online meetings and talks, we asked them to take on producing podcasts from our events. If you scroll down through our blog posts on this website you’ll find lots of really good talks and discussions from […]

Edinburgh Rally for Independence

Pensioners for Independence joined 25,000 other supporters of independence (figures from Edinburgh Polis) for the March down the Royal Mile to Holyrood and the Rally outside Parliament. Here are some photos from our Glasgow Group Were you there? If you were, send us your photos and we’ll add them here. Another of the Glasgow Group […]

What Is Salvo?

In July, Sara Salyers of Salvo was the guest speaker at a meeting of our Edinburgh Group. What is Salvo? what are its aims? and how might those aims be achieved? Historical Context Sara spoke for about the historical context of the 1707 Treaty of Union in terms of related legislation in both the Scottish […]

UCI World Championships Glasgow 2023

Showcasing Scotland – Glasgow World Cycling Championships

Mary McCabe from the Glasgow Group wrote this for us: A bunch of us joined the Believe in Scotland demonstration outside the King’s Theatre on Sunday 6th August during the World Cycling Championships. The idea was to attract for our cause some of the global attention surrounding the races. We pinned a banner proclaiming “INDEPENDENCE […]

Our Greater Glasgow Group Out & About

Mary McCabe and her team of stalwarts set up their stalls twice a week in Argyll Street and another team set up another stall once a fortnight in Milngavie. Rain or shine or windy…. they’ll be there. And – they get themselves and their stall to marches, to demos, to events. A few months back […]

Hit the Road, Jack!

Last week Greater Glasgow Pensioners for Indy staged a demonstration in Atlantic Square outside the UKGov Glasgow Hub. This is a substantial office building housing several thousand employees and known – in Indy circles – as Governor General Alister Jack’s Glasgow HQ. He has another HQ over in Edinburgh. Mary McCabe and the Glasgow P4Indy […]