June ‘headline of the month': one day left

THERE is only one day remaining for entries to this month’s edition of a newly-launched competition to recognise the best headlines in the Scottish media.

‘Headline of the month’, launched this month, is a throwback to a similar competition that used to run in the trade mag, Press Gazette.

Now, like then, a prize goes to both the author of the headline and the person who has nominated it.

This time, it’s bottles of Whyte & Mackay Special whisky that are up for grabs, with the monthly winners entered in a Headline of the Year competition where two bottles, each worth an estimated £150, of Whyte & Mackay 30 year-old are the prizes.

So far, there are at least seven contenders, including ‘Handbags & glad mags’, ‘Don’t you forget about McGhee’, ‘Police say no to latte-night coffee’ and ‘Copper stolen from police station’.