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Our AGM….. Held Online, 26Feb 2021

In previous years … ….we have invited speakers to our AGM, had raffles, brought cakes and coffee and enjoyed each others company. But in the current Covid circumstances, all that is impossible. So we decided to make our AGM a short business meeting online. Our Treasurer presented the Annual Accounts for 2019 and 2020. We […]

It’s Quiz Time…… Scottish Place Names Quiz

Jane Pearn of our Selkirk group writes…. We in the Selkirk group are looking ahead to better times, when we can make the case for independence person-to-person. We want to make our stall attractive and engaging, so we are trying to raise some funds to stock it. We hope that our Scottish Place Names quiz […]

We’re Number 5 in The National’s Podcast Charts!

In today’s edition of The National, Suzanne McLaughlin reckons that we are the fifth best in their podcast recommendations. Use the top menu to browse all our podcasts!

Talkin’ Bout Our Generation – Why We’re Important and Why We’re Not

In January 2021, our Greater Glasgow group invited journalist and commentator Ruth Wishart to our meeting. As well being a very talented writer and broadcaster, Ruth is of our generation. She spoke for about 30 minutes on the the topic of why our generation – the Boomers – is important in the campaign for independence. […]

State Pensions and the Economy in Independent Scotland

A couple of weeks back we published a post called Scotland – An Exciting Future. It features a video by Robert Anderson of the Yes Perth City Group. He has also made a video about how the Border might operate in an independent Scotland. Since then Robert has sent us links to a further two […]

Virtual Burns Supper – bring your own haggis!

Greater Glasgow Pensioners for Indy Group held our first ever Burns Supper on 25th Jan. And things being as they are it had to be done online. Our singers, musicians, reciters and speech-makers gave their all from their own sitting-rooms and they created a very enjoyable evening. Forty people joined us from all over Scotland […]

Craig Berry talks about the SNP Commonweal Group

Julia Laurie, convenor of Edinburgh & Lothians P4Indy group, writes: This is from our first meeting of 2021, and the year has not started well, with bad weather, rising Covid numbers, not to mention the end of the Brexit transition period with the awful consequences for Scotland becoming immediately apparent. So it’s good to get […]

Independence – an Exciting Future

Robert Anderson is an independence activist based in Perthshire and a member of Yes Perth City. He has been busy creating video material with his thoughts and ideas about independence and the bright future that it will open up for Scotland. Here is one of his videos:

Chronologically Gifted Voters

A few weeks back, IndyLive Radio broadcast an interview with Marlene Halliday and Val Gauld, hosts of the Daytime Show,,with journalist and commentator Ruth Wishart. It’s called “Bringing Chronologically Gifted Scots to Yes.” Chronologically Gifted is Ruth’s name for us older voters. Gifted because we’re still here, still breathing, and very importantly – still voting. […]

Seeking A Currency for an Independent Scotland

Greater Glasgow P4Indy invited Andy Anderson to an online meeting to talk about the currency options in an independent Scotland. Andy is well-known in the Yes Movement. He became active in seeking to explain the various currency options after he witnessed the currency bourach that emerged during the 2014 campaign. He has published several books […]

IndyLive Radio Linking Up with Pensioners4Indy

There is now thriving connection between Pensioners for Indy and IndyLive Radio. Two of our Greater Glasgow Group members, Val Gauld and Marlene Halliday, co-host the Daytime Show on IndyLive Radio!

Colette Walker – Independence for Scotland Party

Julia Laurie, convenor of Edinburgh & Lothians P4Indy group, writes: In our recent online meeting, Colette Walker, co-founder and leader  of the ISP, joined us to talk about the new party. There are a number of new Independence parties, standing solely on the List, who aim to increase the number of Independence supporting MSPs in […]