ROAD safety chiefs last night issued a weather warning to drivers – over sat navs. The AA say it is too dangerous for motorists to trust the equipment not to lead them into ice or snow which is predicted to hit with a vengeances. Andrew Howard, Head of Road Safety for the AA, said: “Do [...]
THE FIRST Minister announced he hopes to raise £15,000 for four charities from the sale of the painting and signed prints which featured on his 2009 Christmas cards when he visited an Edinburgh auction house today (Tues). Alex Salmond asked Scottish artist, Gerard Burns to create and donate a piece of work that would be [...]
THE singer and judge of the celebrity television competion Strictly Come Dancing, Alesha Dixon speaks to Deadline’s Amanda MacMillan after performing to Edinburgh crowds. Alesha Dixon appeared at the Radio Forth Awards at Edinburgh’s Assembly Rooms, a ceremony that acknowledges the hard work of local Edinburgh and Lothian people.
A STUNNED dog owner has ended up with 14 bloodhound puppies after being told by a vet to expect just “two or three”. Judy Jenkinson is being eaten out of her East Lothian house and home after the huge litter was delivered by two-year-old Corrente. Two pups sadly died but the remaining 14 are thriving, [...]
Britain’s Got Talent stars, Flawless attended the Radio Forth Awards at the Assembly Rooms in Edinburgh. The dance troop who competed against Susan Boyle in the final of the popular television show last year performed at Radio Forth Awards that celebrate the hard work of people who live in Edinburgh and the Lothians.
STARS from last year’s X Factor, Olly Murs and Joe McEldery performed at the Radio Forth Awards yesterday (Thurs) along with many other celebritites. At the ceremony, the hard work of people who live in Edinburgh and the Lothians were recognised as well as the efforts of UK performers including Paisley singer songwriter Paolo Nutini, [...]
A SCOTS student has set up the UK’s first ever university society in support of the Help for Heroes campaign. Seonaid Holsgrove, 21, from Wemyss Bay, is in her final year at Strathclyde University and set up the movement to help raise money. She was spurred into action by anti-war protests and groups at the [...]
SOME of Scotland’s biggest employers have lost some of the Christmas spirit as they reveal that they will be making no financial contribution to an office party this year. A survey has revealed that organisations including Standard Life, Aegon, Scottish Enterprise and Northern Rock will not be funding Christmas parties. Staff can still organise their [...]
TEENAGERS as young as 13 have been granted shotgun licences in Scotland – according to Scottish Government figures. And the number of legally owned firearms and shotguns in the country has rocketed by more than 25,000 in the last 10 years as there are now more than 200,000 legally held weapons in Scotland. The law [...]
SCOTLAND’s first family – The Broons – are set to challenge Susan Boyle for the coveted Christmas number one spot with the release of their very first album. The compilation CD named The Broons Family Album: A Braw Collection O’ The Broons Favourite Tunes was released a week ago and has already rocketed into the [...]
SNP plans to introduce plain packaging for cigarettes could lead to a rise in counterfeiting – say critics. The party hopes to introduce plain packaging for all tobacco companies and force them to display bigger health warnings. But critics and the tobacco lobby have warned that standardised packaging could also have damaging effects. They say [...]