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YOUNG bagpipe players are being encouraged to break Scottish stereotypes and rock out at a leading competitive event. For the first time ever, the Scottish Schools Pipe Band Championships (SSPBC) will feature a ‘freestyle’ category. The event will see musicians perform tunes under the theme ‘anything goes’, with competitors allowed to play […]
A SCOTTISH seamstress has proved a worldwide hit with her tartan onesies – for dogs. The garment may be losing its appeal for humans but Aileen Perry’s canine onesies have sold as far afield as New Zealand and Canada. Aileen, 50, from Elgin, Moray, came up with idea for her own pet pooch Toto, to […]
A GREEN-FINGERED pensioner has broken records by winning the best vegetable garden in Fife – 24 years in a row. Jim Thomson, 88, has finished in first place with his gigantic crops – which include massive potatoes, marrows and onions. The retired civil servant from Dalgety Bay, Fife has gone from strength to strength with […]
THE GIRLFRIEND of a young man who was killed in the street has paid a heartbreaking tribute to her “hero.” Jordan Mackay, 20, was fatally wounded in South Queensferry at around 1.30am on Sunday morning. His girlfriend Nicole Mckay, 21, said that she was waiting to wake up from the “nightmare,” and that “Jord” was […]
MUSIC lovers booked up accommodation near the new home of T in the Park before the first note of the 2014 festival was played. Some B&Bs near Strathallan, Perthshire, are already sold out for the weekend in July 2015. After 18 years at Balado, festival organisers announced they were moving because of safety concerns over […]