Competition winners

e've been throwuig around so many prizes we don't

know which way's which. Over the last few months we've

passed on more film tickets. record vouchers. holidays. books. food and drink than we care to add up on our subeditor's abacus. You lucky people. you.

Grace Nelson l(3lasgowi won a weekend for two to Brussels courtesy of Ryanair. Horn the pile of entries in our readers' poll. Jemima Nathan ifdii‘iburghi was selected for a weekend for two in Amsterdam thanks to easyJet. while Pete Nienow iGlasgowl won a weekend for two at the Peebles Hotel Hydro.

II waif Gray On the back of our Christmas shopping feature. Kate [)avrs iGlasgovVl Mined for 8 won $800 to spend online at Yahoo! Elsewhere in the same issue. Creative Award Jeanette St Pierre lMusselburghl won a Go l‘at train trip to l ondon -- courtesy of (ENl‘R Riyan Rogers ll diriburghl won a snowboarding lesson at the (‘ilasgow Ski and Snowboard (Zeiitie. while copies of [he

Great Scottish Miisicogr‘ap/ii went to Ralph McCann i[)undeel. Chris

Scotland shapes up for Words. Ruth Hedges Tracey lldiribuighi. (Erahaiii l aing iCupai‘l. Don l ucey (Glasgow). Jillian Gillespie i(‘.lasgowi and l loyd l'ay iGlangWi.

t's that time of year again. lime to decide what to keep. what to gain - habits. lifestyles.

partners and what to chuck out with the turkey bones. Glasgow is one City that's

moving on, iiioVing up and getting fit. Its reputation as the City with the highest rate of obesity and heart disease in l urope is cast off this year after having been awarded the title of

Kate Davis won £800 to spend at Yahoo!

hiropeai: Capital of Sport 9003. Some of the counc:l's more enlightened strategies that have

proved successful in prisng Weegies off their couches include the l" ree Swim Initiative for kids

aged 1') 18. Women in Sport and the I using it Up scheme aimed at the over ribs. (3o (‘rlasgoiaa Bringing lll the new in the world of theatre is 38'year old David Mark Thomson. who Joins

the Royal l yceurii as artistic director having been at the Rrunton llieatre. Musselburgh. for the last five years. But vacancies reriiairi at: [284. [Dundee Rep. Perth Theatre and the ()it/.

lhose up for receiVirig chegues of 5730.000 l'l 2003's Creative Scotland Awards include some of the country's most distinguished art sts among the ’20 shortlisted are Aiasdair (Bray. lan llamilton l'iiilay and Richard [)eniarco. . grace "9"50" enjoying her tnp to

So in the early days of this f‘(3‘.'/ year. fitness is the one habit that looks like it's wortl‘ sticking Belgiumk

with. but theatre and the arts are in sore need of some new partners.


He’s rapped on record, now he’s wrapped his first film and mighty fine it is too.


ln conversation with the controversial director about Spider, his dark drama about care in the community, 80s style.

Happy birthday to the theatre that brought us everyone from John Byrne to Alan Cumming.


The artist with psychedelic floors and mates in the Glasgow pop world prepares for his latest solo show.

Never set foot inside a gym before? Can’t tell your

spinning from your swimming? Us neither. Until we i, found out.

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