Digger Publishes Apology to Housing Association Chief

The Glasgow investigative magazine, The Digger, has apologised for its reporting of what have proved to be unfounded complaints against the chief executive of a local housing association.

In a front page apology, the magazine admits to reproducing incorrect allegations against Robert Tamburrini, head of North Glasgow Housing Association. They were made, says the magazine, in a series of articles over two years and repeated by the magazine’s James Cruickshank to another publication.

The allegations were from a former tenant who went to court with them, only for the sheriff to report him to the procurator fiscal, for possible perjury.

The case brought by Mr Tamburrini against The Digger was settled out of court, with the magazine agreeing to pay his legal costs and make a