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Property group provides benefit advice service for tenants

A LEADING property management group is launching a campaign to help make sure people receive the benefits they are entitled to. Glasgow-based Wheatley Group are behind...

Scottish cult classic film adapted into musical for the stage

The stage is set for the National Theatre of Scotland, as the company announces its return to live performances with a world premiere production. Opening at...

£500,000 donation boosts community campaign to expand nature reserve

AN anonymous donation of half a million pounds is boosting a community effort to expand a nature reserve in the south of Scotland. The new Tarras...

Factors discouraging ethnic minorities from taking up Covid-19 vaccine revealed by study

RESEARCHERS have identified three key factors influencing Covid-19 vaccine uptake for ethnic minority groups in the UK. The collaborative study was led by staff from Aberdeen...

NatureScot launches recruitment drive to support peatland restoration

NINE new jobs have been created across Scotland to help restore the country’s peatlands, benefitting both nature and society in the process. Forming part of the...

First female president elected to trade association for print industry

A SCOTTISH trade association for the graphic communication industry has unanimously voted in its first female president. Susan Graham has become the first woman to be...

National Robotarium partnership aims to help people with disabilities

A SCOTTISH charity is partnering with the National Robotarium, in a collaboration aiming to increase independence for people with disabilities. Researchers will engage with guests at Leuchie...

Winter Wishes granted through festive charity campaign

A CHARITY in Scotland is helping Christmas wishes come true this festive season. Who Cares? Scotland are behind the Winter Wishes campaign, inviting care experienced people...

How £25 to charity won a couple their £3.5m dream home

A couple have become multimillionaires overnight after winning a charity competition. Raising money for Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH), the Omaze prize draw offered the chance...

Sam Thompson joins multimillion pound beverage company in campaign against drink driving

SAM Thomson has joined a campaign to prevent drink driving in partnership with a worldwide beverage company. Partnering with THINK!, the Government’s official road safety campaign,...

Scottish patients in “postcode lottery” for heart valve disease diagnosis

A SCOTTISH patient organisation is calling for change to tackle the “postcode lottery” for access to treatment for a life-shortening heart condition. Highlighting the regional disparities...

Scottish university develops simpler and faster test to diagnose deadly virus

A TEST, developed by researchers at a Scottish university, is helping to simplify the identification of hepatitis C cases. Delivering results with an accuracy of 98%,...

Studies investigate impact of alcohol minimum unit pricing

RESEARCHERS investigating the impact of alcohol pricing in Scotland have said that, overall, sales have been reduced. Following the introduction of minimum unit pricing (MUP) for...

Boxing lowers life expectancy, a sports study reveals

A STUDY investigating the relationship between sport and life expectancy has found that boxers are likely to live five years less than average. Conducting the research,...

XYZ Reality expands and launches The Atom into construction industry

AN AUGMENTED reality company has announced its plans for global expansion and revealed its latest ground-breaking device. XYZ Reality, headquartered in London, is on track for...

90-year-old tree nursery to double in size

SCOTLAND’S only public state-managed tree nursery is doubling in size by 2025. Newton Nursery, which currently grows 7 million trees each year, is due to expand...

Prizes up for grabs as voting opens for renaming Scottish ferry

VOTING is open for the naming of a ferry, with prizes up for grabs for one lucky voter. Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd. (CMAL) is holding the...

Iconic Scottish tourism area reports strong year through pandemic

A WORLD-FAMOUS Scottish tourism location has reported a strong year, despite the ongoing pandemic. During an AGM held by the Tourism Business Improvement District (TBID), Visit...

Diamond encrusted panther and clown among “magnificent” auction lot

A "MAGNIFICENT" jewellery selection, collected by a Scottish lady of title, is anticipated to fetch £50k at auction. Diamond encrusted necklaces, brooches and panthers are amongst...

Dog ball could help pandemic pups video call their owners

A DOG ball which could help pets to keep in touch with their owners whilst home alone, has been developed by a Scottish university lecturer. Working...

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