NUJ Life Membership for Brian Horne

AN Edinburgh-based court reporter is to be awarded Life Membership of the National Union of Journalists, for having clocked up 40 years of continuous membership.

Brian Horne is to receive his award on Monday at a meeting being held jointly by the Edinburgh & District and Edinburgh Freelance branches of the union.

Horne is the treasurer and a former chair of the Edinburgh & District branch. He is with United News Service in the capital.