Thursday, May 6, 2021

Goal line of duty: Martin Compston gives team talk to Scottish Euro 2020 volunteers

Hampden Park’s UEFA EURO 2020 volunteers have received a pre-tournament team-talk involving the biggest name on TV, manager of the top international team in world football, and the Scotland hero whose goals paved the...
Vue Cinema - Business News Scotland

Major cinema chain reveals it will reopen in 12 days

TODAY, a major cinema chain has announced the reopening of all its Scottish venues, with tickets available to pre-book now.From Monday, May 17, film fans can look forward to all of Vue’s Scottish venues...

Volunteers log record breaking figures in Argyll woodland thanks to funding

A COMMUNITY grant has helped volunteers log record breaking visitor numbers three times greater than predicted for the winter months at a Scottish woodland by Loch Goil in Argyll.Two people counters have been installed...

Half of Edinburgh’s tea drinkers have same cuppa habits as their parents

AS families enjoy getting together for probably the first shared pot of tea in a year – just in time for International Tea Day – a new independent research study commissioned by the Tea...
A picture of blood in vials - Coronavirus News Scotland

£150k grant to academics studying effects of COVID on the heart

A project at Newcastle University investigating long-term inflammation of the heart following COVID-19 infection has been awarded a grant of almost £150,000 by national charity Heart Research UK.Around 10% of COVID-19 patients in the...
Money - Scottish News

Trade union says workers deserve “reward and recognition” after Covid 19

A TRADE union for Scotland’s councils are beginning preparations for a formal industrial action ballot of their members over pay.  UNISON represents 80,000 local government workers across Scotland.The move follows a breakdown in negotiations with...
Sick pay - viral news

Britain has been revealed as the third worst country in Europe for sick pay

A report has ranked European Nations on how well they compensate their citizens in times of ill health.Sick pay has become a vocal topic recently, with Europeans having to take time off work to recover...
still life painting| Scottish News

Collection of colourists to feature at Scottish art sale

AN Important collection of paintings are set to go on sale next week at a Scottish art show.A selection of paintings by the world-famous Scottish Colourists Samuel Peploe, George Leslie Hunter, Francis Cadell and J.D...
Scots private school teacher faces being struck off - Scottish News

Scots private school teacher who “let pupil stay with him and humiliated another” faces...

A FORMER Scots private school teacher faces being struck off after allegedly letting a pupil stay at his home and berating another who he called "dumb".Mr Bing Wang, a former Art teacher at £12,000-per-year...
84 year old care volunteer | UK News

Care home resident, 84, volunteers as care assistant to help out staff

AN 84-YEAR-OLD care home resident has volunteered to work as a care assistant at her own home to help out staff.Maureen Townend expressed to staff at Flower Park Care Home in Doncaster, South Yorkshire,...
UK News

Dog-napper turns out to be plasterer “who couldn’t get over how fat dog was”

A SUSPECTED dog-napper has turned out to be a plasterer who had pulled over to take snaps of a Jack Russell because "he couldn't get over how fat the dog was".Dog owner Kyle Bridon...
Empty McMuffin | Food and Drink News UK

McDonald’s customer fuming after McMuffin arrives with nothing inside

A MCDONALD'S customer was left fuming after ordering a McMuffin which arrived with nothing inside.Alex James said he was "gutted" on Saturday when he discovered that his Double Sausage and Egg McMuffin lacked its...
Ludo the dog - Scottish News

800 “perfect pooches” have applied for their new job as bed testers

The interior specialists who make the dog beds have had over 800 entries already and are expecting more than 1,000 by the end of this week.With the closing date just over a week away, Hillarys...
Taxi that swerved to avoid cat ends up on top of car - Police News

Taxi that swerved to avoid cat ends up on top of car

BIZARRE images captured by police show how a taxi driver ended up on top of another car after apparently swerving to avoid a cat.Cops from Derbyshire Police attended the scene in Long Eaton, Derbyshire...
Nature News Scotland/UK

Heartbreaking images show “drowned” gannet that became entangled in discarded netting

HEARTBREAKING images shows a dead gannet that was found washed up on a Scottish beach after becoming entangled in discarded netting.The tragic scene was captured on Gullane Beach in East Lothian this morning by...
Scots bride reunited with her gran after months apart - Scottish News

Scots bride reunites with shielding gran on wedding day after months apart

A SCOTS bride has had her dream come true when she was able to share her long-awaited wedding day with her shielding granny – in her care home.Jill Morton was determined to be reunited...
Edinburgh Napier Scottish election coverage - education news Scotland

Journalism students will provide Scottish election coverage

A group of students from a Scottish University's Journalism department are providing live coverage of the Scottish election results.The students from Edinburgh Napier University have already gained an exclusive interview with First Minister Nicola...

120 year old Heart of Midlothian Football Club medal goes to auction

A RARE Hearts gold medal from the earliest days of a Scottish football club will be in an auction of sporting medals and trophies later this month.The medal from Heart of Midlothian Football Club could sell...
Home renovations - property and construction News Scotland

Home owners choosing to renovate homes more during 2021 due to pandemic

THE number of inquiries relating to home extensions and renovations soared dramatically within the first quarter of 2021 according to new figures by a construction firm.With people spending more time at home due to...
Voting - Research News Scotland

Will the economic inequalities, as a result of Covid-19 discourage people from voting?

A STUDY suggests the effect of the pandemic in exacerbating economic inequalities could affect voter turn-out at the election.University of Aberdeen’s Centre for European Labour Market Research has assessed data to examine the relationship...
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