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Council Elections 2017: Andrew Polson elected

Posted by on May 5, 2017

Revival FM station manager Andrew Polson has been elected as a Councillor on East Dunbartonshire Council following his successful election in Ward 3 – Bearsden South....

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Kris Drever interview on Me’n’U till Two

Posted by on May 22, 2017

Me’n’U Till Two presenter Leslie-Ann Scoular interviewed Scottish singer-songwriter Kris Drever before his performance at the Queens Hall in Edinburgh on Sunday 21 May...

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Elsa Harris guests on The Gospel Blues Train

Posted by on Apr 24, 2017

This Friday, 28 April at 8.00pm, The Gospel Blues Train with Lins Honeyman features an exclusive interview with Chicago-based gospel singer Elsa Harris.  In a career that has...

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Sara McGeachy’s debut CD album launch in Airdrie

Posted by on May 18, 2017

Singer Sara McGeachy’s debut CD album ‘Stronger’ is officially launched in her home church, the Airdrie Ebenezer Evangelical Church, Aitchison Street, Airdrie ML6...

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TTBA playlist Wednesday 3 May 2017

TTBA playlist Wednesday 3 May 2017

Turn The Beat Around is produced and presented by Ian Arbuckle and broadcast on 100.8 Revival FM on Wednesday evenings from 8.00 until 10.00pm with a repeat on Saturdays 3.00 until 5.00pm plus available for 7 days after broadcasting at Catch Up anytime.

Playlist for the programme on Wednesday 3 May; repeat Saturday 6 May 2017.

Ride On Time – Black Box
Say I’m Your Number One – Princess
Radiate – Hannah Kerr
How Will I Know – Whitney Houston
Cinderella – Steve Curtis Chapman
The First Sight – Teenage Fanclub
Nothing Ever Happens – Del Amitri
Changing My Mind – Phillipa Hannah
Uptight – Stevie Wonder
You Can Get It – Desmond Dekker
You’re the Fire – Sean Hill

ed-sheeran-2Perfect – Ed Sheeran
Hard headed woman – Mac Powell
Sweetest Girl in the World – Roger Hatcher
What Can I Do – George Kirby
I walked away – Bobby Parris
Fool for your loving – Whitesnake

divide-album-edGalway – Girl Ed Sheeran
Odyssey Road – New Angel
Prelude – Above and Beyond
No Turning Back – NB 4
Reach Out I’ll Be There – The Four Tops
DO YOU REMEMBER WHEN? Music and news from history
King of Rock and Roll – Prefab Sprout
Real Gone Kid – Haircut 100
Faith – Stevie Wonder
Float – Switchfoot
Stranger – Anthem Lights
Burn Bright – John Neufield


Council Elections 2017: Andrew Polson elected

Council Elections 2017: Andrew Polson elected

Revival FM station manager Andrew Polson has been elected as a Councillor on East Dunbartonshire Council following his successful election in Ward 3 – Bearsden South.

Bearsden South ward councillors will now be: Denis Johnston (SNP), Vaughan Moody (Lib Dems) and Andrew Polson (Conservative) who were all elected to represent Ward 3 – Bearsden South within East Dunbartonshire Council.cllr-andrew-polson-050517

The turnout for Ward 3 – Bearsden South was 61.7 %. Total votes cast was 6,648.

Pictures at the results announcement at The Leisuredrome, Bishopbriggs on Friday afternoon, 5 May.

Alistair Haydock posted on FB: “A huge congratulations to one of my oldest and dearest friends Andrew Polson, elected today to serve Bearsden South on East Dunbartonshire Council.”


Council Elections 2017

Elections were held on Thursday 4 May 2017 to elect ward members to local government councils in Scotland. 

Revival FM principally covers North Lanarkshire Council and in particular Kilsyth and Cumbernauld in Wards 1, 2, 3, 4 plus Ward 5 Stepps, Chryston and Muirhead; Ward 6 Gartcosh, Glenboig and Moodiesburn.  The count for these elections is now (Friday) underway at Ravenscraig Regional Sports Facility, Motherwell with results expected around lunchtime or early afternoon.

In East Dunbartonshire Council area, 100.8 Revival FM covers this council area including ward 4 Bishopbriggs & North Campsie, ward 5 Bishopbriggs, ward 6 Lenzie & Kirkintilloch South; ward 7 Kirkintilloch East & North & Twechar.  The count is taking place at The Leisuredrome, Bishopbriggs.

Relevant results will be published on later today, Friday 5 May and on 100.8 Revival FM this afternoon.

Yvonne raising funds for the Stroke Association

Yvonne raising funds for the Stroke Association

Last July 2016, singer-songwriter Yvonne Lyon’s Dad suffered a stroke.

One of the first organisations to reach out to him was the Stroke Association with support, advice, resources, connection and community for both him and the family.

Yvonne says: “We’ve always wanted to walk the West Highland Way, and with it being such a significant year, we wanted to mark it with a special achievement while raising money and awareness for such a great charity.”

Yesterday, Saturday 29 April, Yvonne says in her diary: “Today was a little more cloudy, breezy and showery, but by the time we reached Conic Hill it brightened up. Loch Lomond was showing off it’s best moody colours. Unfortunately, poor Jo has blisters on her blisters and they seem to multiply like gremlins fed after midnight! So we took it a little slower today. yvonne-lyon-walk

It felt good to conquer our first peak. Lunch at The Oak Tree and coffee at St Mocha. Beautiful walk alongside the Loch before arriving at The Shepherd’s rest to our friends Jenny and Chris and their family and also Martha’s 9th Birthday party.”

You can support the Yvonne and Jo’s Walking the West Highland Way for Stroke Association because her dad experienced excellent support from the Stroke Association.  Visit the JustGiving page here.  The Stroke Association provide support to stroke survivors to make life after stroke a reality.