Entry 14 – Young Detectives – Preparation

6 June 2014 On the morning of the Fair the skies over Govan and beyond were an unbroken ocean of dreamy paradise. No ominous clouds loomed over the horizon, no rain was forecast. The slightest breeze hung in the air, seemingly waiting for the moment when people were just beginning to feel the effect of Read more

Entry 12 – Young Detectives – Brotherly Love

4 June 2014 “Haw big man!” Phil sniggered as Andy jumped and tried to hide it, looking around for the source of the shout. “How ye been Johnno, just the man I wanted tae see.” Two men were gesticulating with each other on either side of Langlands Road. “I’m just gaun alang there,” said the Read more

Entry 10 – Young Detectives – Phil & Andy

3 June 2014 “Sirens, go.” Andy hit the button on the console as Phil stamped his foot on the floor. The roaring engine competed with the wailing siren. Rubber squealed as the car accelerated down Helen Street. Andy replied to the radio. “Car 4K responding en route, will advise when on scene, over.” Andy was Read more

Entry 6 – Young Detectives – Andy

2 June 2014 Monday morning. Phil woke late and was in a rush the whole time as he made his way in to Helen Street to pick up his new partner. Such was his rush that he was late for the star of their official induction ceremony and had to wait outside to be called Read more

Entry 2 – Young Detectives – Introducing the Characters

Over the course of the Young Detectives updates various Govan ‘characters’ will be featured to give a cross-section of society and show the effect of the We Are Listening project on the police and their standing in the community. The major players of the Young Detective story are laid out here, get to know them now Read more