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The History Of the Sunday Post

Often described as Scotland's favourite family paper, The Sunday Post has been entertaining Scottish people at home and abroad for many decades.

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The Sunday Post covers a wide range of National and International news.

The family feel of the paper comes from the heart warming and human affairs and interest articles it features each week.

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Sunday Post Journalists

Leading journalists and contributors to the newspaper include Lorraine Kelly, Margo MacDonald and Margaret Clayton.

The weather report and outlook for the week is described each week along with a report for climbers and hill walkers.

Sunday Post Interviews

There are several interviews each week with celebrities and prominent people as well as everyday people interviews in the honest truth page.

Sunday Post Crossword

There is a £100 crossword each week, along with Sunday Post competitions to win prizes like CDs, Computer Games, shopping vouchers, holidays and whisky in the weekly football quiz. During the winter months there is armchair bingo.

The charity challenge quiz gives various groups the chance to win £50 each week by answering 20 general knowledge questions.

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Francis Gay has a moving and thoughtful page where he describes the events he witnesses and poems and stories in the My Week feature.

Raw Deal is a super service which champions people who have had consumer problems. The Raw Deal team will contact shops, tradesmen and services to help readers' claim refunds and to get better attention.

Readers can interact with the paper and other readers through the letters page.

There are television and radio programme reviews and listings and readers can send their opinions about programmes to the In Your View section.

The Sunday Post is sponsoring the Scottish Children's Hospices in their charity CHAS (Children's Hospice Association Scotland). Each week there are stories from the children and the hospice teams along with fund raising news and how to donate.

Medical articles include an article by a General Practitioner in By The Doc, a question service where a doctor will answer medical questions and advice from Jan De Vries.

Sunday Post Stuff! Children Page

Children have their own page called Stuff! Here there are children's news, a comic strip called Monster Mob, competitions a website of the week review and a daily diary from Heather Suttie called Listen Up! There is also the famous and much loved Oor Wullie and The Broons comic strips.

Tom Duncan has an article called Down On The Farm which describes modern day farming.

Family Matters is a section with health and family related interviews and articles, fashion pages and horoscopes.

The Queries Man answers legal, general knowledge and various questions. Readers can ask for favour from other readers in the Can You Do Me A Favour? section.

Each week there is a story behind a certain song which traces why a singer or group wrote and names specific songs.

The You And Your Money sections have financial advice and articles.

The sports section has a round up of Scottish sporting and football events and matches.

The Sunday Post is published by D C Thomson who also publishes The Scots Magazine, The Beano, Classic Stitches, I'm Pregnant and The Dandy.

Every four weeks there is a free magazine with The Sunday Post

Contact Address, Telephone Number And Website Of The Sunday Post

The Sunday Post
144 Port Dundas Road
G4 0HZ


Tel: (0141) 3329933

The Scottish Sunday Post had a sad start to its origins. The newspaper The Post would list the names of the war dead from World War One and this list had to be extended to a Sunday edition because the lists were released on a Saturday evening. This The Post Sunday Special first appeared on 4 October 1914 and proved so popular that after WWI it was decided that it would continue to be a newspaper and so on 19 January 1919 The Sunday Post became part of Scottish history at a cost of only 2d.

Man Without A Memory

The first edition of The Sunday Post had a serialised story called Man Without A Memory which was about a man called Jack who lost in memory in a flying accident in France.

Oor Wullie first appeared in The Sunday Post newspaper on the 8 March 1936.

The Honest Truth

The Honest Truth is an ever popular page in The Sunday Post and originated in the 1950s after an interview with boxer Peter Keenan who replied to one question by the editor with "That's the God's Honest Truth." So on 13 April 1958 began one of the longest running features in the Scottish newspaper and its debut was an interview with the man who gave the feature its name, Peter Keenan.

The first monthly Sunday Post colour magazine was published on 4 September 1988.

Lorraine Kelly wrote her first column for The Sunday Post in 1994.

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