Talk of the Town: Howson about that? Terry gets to the core

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HE’S been dubbed the “new Peter Howson” and is set to earn a big Capital following after his work took pride of place in a refurbished cocktail bar.

Irishman Terry Bradley, who has a similar style to official Bosnian civil war artist Howson is a favourite of Amicus Apple boss Garreth Wood, owner of the Glasgow artist’s most famous painting, The Last Supper.

Two specially commissioned paintings worth £14,000 now adorn the walls of the Frederick Street venue.

Cry England for free steaks and Beefy

YOU won’t find many Scots rooting for English sporting success – but everything changes when there is free food on offer . . .

The Lady Nairne Beefeater, in Willowbrae Road, is offering 2000 free steaks up for grabs every time the English cricket team wins a test match throughout The Ashes in honour of the sport’s legend Ian Botham – otherwise known as “Beefy”.

To get involved, join the restaurant’s Facebook page.

Tribute to collies

REGULAR readers will be familiar with Tess and Flash, two Border Collies who were much-loved around the city, and who sadly died in 2011.

Now a memorial Facebook page has been set up by owner Suzanne Fraser at

Ash of the titans is off

STAYING with The Ashes, it clearly hasn’t inspired many in Livingston, after community police there “regretfully announced” that a rounders game scheduled for tomorrow evening has had to be postponed due to “unforeseen circumstances”.