MSP Jackie Baillie and Hospitalwatch campaigner Jim Moohan handed the card to hospital staff last week.It was signed by residents from across Dumbarton, Vale of Leven and Helensburgh.Jackie Baillie said: “I was delighted to hand deliver this birthday card to the fantastic staff at the Vale of Leven Hospital. It was great to personally thank them for all the hard work that they do for the NHS each and every day.”Everyone who signed the card, young and old alike, had nothing but praise for our NHS staff and particularly singled out the Vale of Leven hospital for special mention.”I believe that creating the NHS back in 1948 was one of Labour’s greatest achievements. It therefore saddens me to see the strain that our health service is under, strain only made worse by the drastic cuts to funding that we have seen in recent years.West Dunbartonshire NewsBalloch man’s football fundraiser for diabetes charity set for successJordan Woodford was inspired by best pal Cameron Bonnar to organise the event.Retail and ConsumerHomebase’s Ayr store to close despite company’s promisesRETAIL giant confirms it will pull out of the Heathfield retail park after denying any further closures last yearHamiltonAthletics clubs across county sign up for HamilTEN 10K eventLarkhall YMCA Harriers are definitely interested in the event this September.In Your AreaSalon raid angers staff at Wishaw hair salonCash and equipment were stolen during raidDumbartonDisabled pensioner left without transport to hospital after ambulance cancelledIt isn’t the first time George McGarvey’s ambulance was cancelled less than 24 hours before an appointmentCoatbridge NewsTroubled Coatbridge teen girl detained for 18 months on various chargesThe 16 year old was sentenced at Airdrie Sheriff Court for charges including spitting on a children’s home worker..
National team coordinator in 2001, Karolyi has collected an impressive case of trophies, leading the American “girls,” as she calls them, to 59 world or Olympic medals, including unprecedented back to back all around championships in 2004 and 2008. That’s the prestige event of the sport, in which a single gymnast is recognized for outperforming her competitors in all four gymnastics events vault, balance beam, uneven bars and floor exercise. There are no perfect scores in gymnastics anymore, but that doesn’t stop Karolyi from searching for it, seeking it out among the dozens of gymnasts that fly from around the country to log hours of tumbling and twirling at the National Team Training Center..