Great Scot Awards 2016: Meet the inspiring finalists up for our top prize
WE are only weeks away from our 26th Great Scot Awards, in association with Specsavers, and today we reveal the 10 unique unsung heroes who will be honoured at this year’s ceremony - hosted by BBC Scotland’s news anchor Jackie Bird and stand-up comic Sanjeev Kohli.
WE REVEAL OUR INSPIRATIONAL FINALISTS IN THE RUNNING TO BECOME GREAT SCOT 2016.
Charles & Kathleen MacGregor
Joan Towie got her dying wish to marry her partner Charles MacGregor in the patients’ day room at Glasgow’s Beatson Cancer Centre.
Just two days later, she slipped into a coma and passed away with her new husband by... read more
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