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Scotland’s design graduates dominate UK awards

HALF of this year’s New Design Awards, the UK’s biggest showcase for young designers, were won by graduates of Scottish higher education institutions. Six of the thirteen main awards and half the associate prizes presented were won by graduates from Scotland’s art schools and universities. Glasgow School of Art graduates won three awards, including two from […]

July 1st, 2015 | Posted in Business,Community | Read More »

Cross-eyed cat found at car dealership

THE Scottish SPCA is seeking the owner of a cross-eyed cat found at a car dealership in Perth. Staff at Arnold Clark on Dunkeld Road became concerned for the feline on Saturday 20 June as he would not move from under a parked vehicle.   The cat, who has been aptly named Arnold, is now in the […]

June 23rd, 2015 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Apprentices arrive on tall ships in Glasgow

FOUR tall ships made port in Glasgow today in the latest leg of a challenge for young seafaring apprentices. 186 apprentices from across the world have made their way from Liverpool to Glasgow as a part of the Apprentice Ship Cup Challenge. The cup challenges trainees from all over the UK, Europe and as far […]

June 19th, 2015 | Posted in Community,Scottish News | Read More »

Museum to hear stories of babies born on aircraft

THE National Museum of Flight in East Fortune is looking to interview mothers who gave birth aboard air ambulances serving remote island communities in Scotland, as part of a major redevelopment project. The Museum is home to a Britten-Norman Islander, an aircraft which was used by Loganair from 1967-2006 for an air ambulance service covering […]

June 15th, 2015 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Parents ferried booze to underage kids’ end of exam party

IRRESPONSIBLE parents have been accused of helping their children break the law by ferrying them to an end-of exams party and dropping them off with “large quantities of alcohol”. Up to 300 youngsters – most under 18 – were busted at an East Lothian beauty spot last Friday night after police were tipped off by […]

June 11th, 2015 | Posted in Community,Top Stories | Read More »

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