A Civic Reception in Glasgow to honour Radio Scotland

11th August 2017

On 11th August 2017, almost fifty years since Radio Scotland closed down, the station was honoured with a Civic Reception in Glasgow. Correspondent Ian Biggar was there and has kindly shared his photographs with The Pirate Radio Hall of Fame.

Ian Biggar and Paul Young
 
Ian Biggar, left, with the first DJ to be heard on Radio Scotland, Paul Young.
John Kerr and Cathy Spence
 
John Kerr and Cathy Spence.
Paul Young, Tony Meehan and Dougie Donnelly
 
Left to right: Paul Young, Tony Meehan and (non-pirate) broadcaster Dougie Donnelly.
Barbara Wallace
 
Barbara Wallace, daughter of the late Jimmy Mack, with an original Radio Scotland car sticker.
Pete Bowman, Tony Meehan, Mike Marwick and Bryan Vaughan
 
Left to right: Pete Bowman, (non-pirate) broadcaster Mike Marwick, Tony Meehan and Bryan Vaughan.
Tony Meehan, Cathy Spence, Bryan Vaughan
 
Left to right: Tony Meehan, Cathy Spence, Bryan Vaughan and his wife Jean.

the full line-up
 
Left to right: John Kerr, Radio Caroline's Steve Young, the Lord Provost of Glasgow, Norman St.John
(ex-Caroline and London), Bryan Vaughan, Cathy Spence, Tony Meehan and Chief Engineer John Lumsden.
 
The photo below, of the same group, is not one of Ian's. It was posted on Facebook by Gerry Hogan.

 
the full line-up
 
The BBC's Reporting Scotland programme on 14th August contained a feature about the 50th anniversary of the station's closure:
 

With grateful thanks to Ian.


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