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Stornoway’s Sunday swimmers need your help (and a little bit of cash)

“Whatever you or any legal department has to say, our belief and values with regard to Sundays matter.”

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Main pool, Isle of Lewis Sports Centre Stornoway; there is also a kiddies pool complete with Nessie. Open Mon – Sat 8 a.m. – 10 p.m. Closed Sundays

Comhairle nan Eilean Sia (Western Isles Council) consider it sinful to swim in the public baths on Sunday. That is a matter for them. They wish to impose this view on all Stornoway sports facility users. That is a matter for all of us. It is discrimination against non-Christians, and indeed against the many Christians who think that taking a swim on the Sabbath is ok.

Such discrimination is illegal, and the Council knows it but doesn’t care. As one Councillor told a constituent, Read the rest of this entry

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