Under The Counter

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Just the tonic for Valentine’s

After last month’s Bucky Tablet revelation, UTC can this month reveal that the latest white-aproned aficionado of the...

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Who’s bean breaking records?

To celebrate Fairtrade Fortnight retailers highlight the credentials of many leading Fairtrade products, like bananas, chocolate, coffee and,...

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Who made all the pies, then?

JB Christie of Airdrie was deemed by expert an judging panel to have produced the best Scotch Pie...

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Who wants to be a millionaire?

When last month’s Euromillions jackpot hit some ridiculous nine-figure sum, Paisley retailer Maurice Boyce bought himself a ticket,...

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Pie World Champ soon to be named

Keen Under the Counter readers will be aware that he’s been keeping a keen eye on the World...

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Milk, two sugars and a bloodthirsty grin

Every day at 8am, 9am, 10am, 11am, and every hour on the hour after that, UTC stops what...

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Whisky powered cars

Scientists are pretty clever. They can send people to the moon, cure diseases and make cars that run...

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Open all hours?

If Under the Counter has learned anything in his 56 years of writing about the local retail scene,...

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Tennent’s carve up

Under The Counter was fair tickled with some of the entries to Tennent’s Original Export’s recent postcard competition...

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Caption Competition

Every now and again an image lands with a dull thud in UTC’s inbox and he decides there...