Tuesday, September 28, 2021
The Flying Scotsman covered in steam | Transport News UK

Trainspotters miss Flying Scotsman due to huge cloud of steam

A CROWD of trainspotters waited an hour in the rain to catch a glimpse of The Flying Scotsman - only for the famous locomotive to be covered completely in steam.Sharon Durkin burst out laughing...
EU - Scottish News

Roaming charges reintroduced for Brits in the EU.

BRITISH people will now face data roaming charges when visiting the EU after the charges were scrapped 4 years ago.Roaming charges have been reintoduced for British tourists who will be charged £3.50 for each...

Scot captures stunning image of sun setting in Outer Hebrides

A SCOT has captured a stunning photograph of the sun setting in the Outer Hebrides which gives the illusion that a volcano has erupted.June Whitelaw snapped the jaw dropping image from the renowned Seilebost...
Mary Poppins with Scottish Bottle | Scottish News

Mary Poppins gets Scottish makeover by Tartan Army fans

A MARY Poppins statue has been given a Scottish makeover by Tartan Army fans.An image shows how the fictional nanny statue in Leicester Square in London has been given two new accessories - a...
Car colliding with the train | Transport News UK

Heart-stopping video shows car ploughing into moving 125mph train

A SHOCKING video has emerged showing a car ploughing into the side of a moving train that is hurtling along the tracks at 125mph.The jaw dropping footage was recorded at Rossington level crossing in...
Wellness Centre - Business News Scotland

Public invited to comment on ambitious eco-therapy wellness park plans

A JOINT venture company are inviting the public to view and actively participate by providing feedback on its’ exciting proposals to develop an environmentally sensitive Wellness Park. Located at the site of the former Barony...
visitscotland - Travel News Scotland

Launch of “Gaelic toolkit” aims to enrich tourism experience

A NEW "Gaelic toolkit" has been launched to help the tourism industry to build upon the lure of the language with visitors.The new asset from VisitScotland highlights ways to use Gaelic and its culture...
cruise - Travel News Scotland

British cruise passengers, including Scots, denied right to dock at Scottish port

THE cruise ship was due to dock in Greenock but hundreds of British passengers, including Scots, have been informed that they won’t be permitted to set foot on Scottish soil.The domestic seven-night cruise on...
train with sunset |Transport News Scotland

Caledonian Sleeper to cancel services during proposed strike dates

AS further rail strikes continue, Rail Union RMT claim that Serco have been refusing to negotiate over better pay for staff. Industrial action is scheduled that will cause significant disruption to people booked to travel...
statistics - Research News Scotland

Responses to a major market research exercise have been published

RESPONSES to a major consultation and market research exercise on people’s perceptions of Spaces for People measures, and whether they think they should be retained, have been published on June 2.More than 17,600 people...
Vehicles from visitors have created a potentially dangerous situation - Scottish News

Scots fuming over influx of visitors blocking roads at local beauty spot

SCOTS have been left fuming after an influx of visitors have left roads in chaos at a local beauty spot.Claire Whitton captured floods of tourists blocking the roads around the Silver Sands of Morar...
Scottish Islands - Tourism News Scotland

Orkney was voted Scotland’s best island in a survey

ORKNEY, with its neolithic sites and panoramic views, has been named the best Scottish island, according to a survey.While Scotland’s waters are home to approximately 800 islands, Which? Travel readers rated only 14, highlighting...
Nine people exiting the car | Traffic News UK

Video shows moment cops pull over Skoda Octavia with nine people inside

WATCH the shocking moment cops pulled over a red Skoda Octavia with nine people inside - including two fully grown women in the boot.North Yorkshire Police said they were "totally took by surprise" by...
The lorry stuck on embankment Eridge road - Viral video news

Video shows huge lorry’s disastrous attempt to do a three point turn on residential...

VIDEO shows the moment a huge 15 metre long lorry got stuck while attempting to do a three point turn in a residential street.The A.W. Jenkinson lorry ended up having to be towed out...
The drivers blue studded football boots | Traffic News UK

Disqualified Mercedes driver caught doing 130mph wearing studded football boots

A DISQUALIFIED Mercedes driver was caught speeding at 130mph through two sets of red lights - whilst wearing a pair of studded Adidas football boots.The speeding motorist was caught by Burnley and Padiham Police...
tyre - research News Scotland

Safety fears as lockdown sees millions delay car servicing

MILLIONS of potentially unsafe cars could be returning to the nation’s roads after one in five drivers delayed servicing their vehicles due to lockdown, research has discovered.Postponing the vital safety checks, which most...

ScotRail roasted on Twitter for issuing huge fine against customer

SCOTRAIL has come under fire from merciless Scots on Twitter after tweeting about issuing large fines for fare dodgers.The transport company tweeted yesterday highlighting how they had issued a £283 fine against an unnamed...
car wreck - Research News Scotland

Scotland has seen the highest drop in car accidents since the pandemic began, research...

VEHICLE accidents on UK roads have fallen by 30% since Covid-19 struck and the UK went into lockdown for the first time.LeaseLoco submitted a Freedom of Information (FOI) request to UK police authorities, asking for data...
Scotrail - Transport News Scotland

What does the UK rail reform mean for Scotland?

A NEW rail reform has been proposed which will come into effect in 2023, it is said to be the biggest shakeup since the 1990s.In the William Shapps Plan for Rail, the UK government...
Proposal message written in sand from the sky | Scottish News

Engineer surprises girlfriend with unique aeroplane proposal above Scots island

AN ENGINEER has surprised his girlfriend with a unique aeroplane proposal over a Scots island airport.Jamie Forde surprised his now fiancée, Anna Pond, by proposing to her as they came to land on a...
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