Friday, February 26, 2021

Food for thought at business networking event

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MANY businesses start with the founder having the courage to pursue their idea, but very few involve a weather prediction for its chances of success.Christopher Trotter hopes the anticipated change in climate will allow...

See South Scotland on the Small Screen

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VISITSCOTLAND has  announced a major new partnership that will see the South of Scotland feature in its first ever regional TV advertising campaign.The national tourism organisation has developed a series of adverts to air...

World welcomed to Assembly Rooms to celebrate Edinburgh’s heritage

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The public is invited to discover the hidden heritage of Edinburgh’s Assembly Rooms this Saturday as the historic venue opens its doors for a day of architectural appreciation. The George Street venue will join other...

Dance troupe drama that captures vitality of youth wins top prize

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A raucous play charting the agonies and ecstasies of a young American dance group has been crowned with one of the UK’s leading literary awards. Clare Barron’s Dance Nation is the seventh play to win the James...
A SPECIALLY commissioned tartan designed to celebrate The Solheim Cup’s return to Scotland has been unveiled. Scotland’s Minister for Public Health, Sport and Wellbeing, Joe FitzPatrick and European Solheim Cup Captain, Catriona Matthew revealed the design following a factory tour of leading tartan manufacturers, Lochcarron of Scotland in Selkirk. VisitScotland commissioned the company to create The Official Solheim Cup Tartan which comprises a blue, red, yellow and white design to mirror the colours on the flags of Scotland, Europe and the USA.

Official Solheim Cup tartan unveiled

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A SPECIALLY commissioned tartan designed to celebrate The Solheim Cup’s return to Scotland has been unveiled.Scotland’s Minister for Public Health, Sport and Wellbeing, Joe FitzPatrick and European Solheim Cup Captain, Catriona Matthew revealed the design following a...

Dundee rowers race to success

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The University of Dundee have scooped a clutch of medals at this year's Scottish Indoor Rowing Championships. More than 40 students from Dundee helped make club history after they were presented with the trophy for...

£1.1m “retirement” home features Cold War golf ball

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A RETIREMENT home with a difference has come on the market - a 60ft-high Cold War "golf ball".The former NATO facility at Balado Bridge, a former RAF base near Kinross in Perth and Kinross,...

A major new science accomplishment award is to begin in Scotland

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The first presentation of a prestigious new award recognising major achievements in science will take place at Glasgow Science Centre next week. The Inspiring Innovation Award will acknowledge individuals or groups whose work in science,...
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Edinburgh physiotherapist helping poorly pets get back on their paws

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PHYSIOTHERAPIST Rachel Graham is helping poorly pets get back on their paws at an Edinburgh veterinary practice.Pets suffering from arthritis, recovering from surgery, or which are suffering mobility problems or neurological conditions, can now benefit from...
Business news - appointment of Virginie Darteyre to skin-tech company Cutitronics

Paris match for Scots skin-tech firm with key French appointment

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Scottish Skin-tech company Cutitronics has secured a foothold in Europe with the appointment of Virginie Darteyre to reach beauty counters, spas and salons across the continent.She brings more than 15 years’ experience in international...

Edith Bowman in search for aspiring entrepreneurs

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RADIO Presenter Edith Bowman joined forces with two of the UK's youngest social entrepreneurs, 19-year-old Bejay Mulenga and Liam Tootill, today to launch a search for the next generation of entrepreneurs.The Supa Academy initiative has...

Highlands Businesses lead the way on office virus guards

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Forward-thinking Highlands businesses have been praised for their proactive approach to staff safety, ahead of any lifting of the Coronavirus lockdown.Although UK office furniture manufacturers have only just unveiled a new suite of “sneeze...

Scots goldmine in “hallmark” talks

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SCOTLAND’S only goldmine is in talks to create a special “hallmark” as the rich and famous queue up to own a piece of precious Scottish stone.Royalty and celebrities are among the expected buyers of...

Nursery children help combat dwindling bird numbers

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A HAMILTON nursery have been helping to combat dwindling wildlife by producing an array of hand-painted bird feeders. The nursery group at Woodhead Primary School partnered with Barratt Homes to design and hang 30 bird...
Itison relaunch a social distant GlasGLOW for Halloween

Popular Halloween GlasgGLOW returning to the Botanic Gardens in all new socially distanced experience

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ITISON's event team have confirmed the popular GlasgGLOW Halloween event will be  fully returning to Glasgow's Botanic Gardens in October.The team confirmed last week the event would be returning for the third consectuive year...
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5 Ways a Deal with The US Can Benefit British Business Post-Brexit

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After the announcement of the Brexit deal in 2016, it nearly took the British 4 years to get out of the EU. On 31st January, 2020, the UK formally exited the European union, but...
James Homan with his Famil receiving his degree with distinction

Dad-of-two made redundant twice during pandemic while caring for cancer suffering wife achieves degree...

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A FATHER-of-two who was made redundant twice while studying has managed to secure a degree with distinction - all while supporting his cancer stricken wife.James Homan from Currie, Edinburgh, was awarded the prestigious accolade...

LTA and Tennis Scotland agree £12 million funding agreement to grow tennis in Scotland

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The LTA and Tennis Scotland have announced a new and increased £12million funding agreement for tennis in Scotland to help grow the sport and open it up to more people, a legacy that would...

Scotch Whisky exports earn UK staggering £97 a second

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By SHAUN MILNESCOTLAND’S whisky exports are earning the UK a staggering £97 a second, it was revealed today (Friday).The national drink has also set a new record of £3 BILLION sales in a year...
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Trade Minister celebrates Diageo Leven packaging plant global award

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Scottish Trade Minister Ivan McKee visited Diageo’s Leven packaging plant in Fife yesterday (Tuesday 13th August) to present the company’s top global manufacturing award to the team there. Mr McKee and local MSP Jenny Gilruth toured...
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