Friday, January 28, 2022
The shores of Loch Long, near the proposed site of Ben Raithe farm.

It’s o-fish-al: SEPA grants permit for innovative Scots fish farm

PLANS for an innovative Scottish fish farm have taken a further step forward following the approval of an essential permit.The farm, named Loch Long Salmon, is based in Loch Long near Arrochar, Argyll and...

School pipe band performance keeps elderly residents in tune

SPIRITS at an Edinburgh care home have been lifted thanks to a local school pipe band treating residents to a performance. Pupils from Cargilfield School, an independent preparatory school for boys and girls aged three...
Aberdeen Harbour from above.

Making a splash: Scots bank commits £30m to expanding harbour

A RENOWNED Scottish bank has made a splash by committing £30 million towards the expansion of a major harbour in Aberdeen. The Scottish National Investment Bank has committed the £30 million of funding for Aberdeen...

Launch of Moray Financial with senior MD appointment

AN AMBITIOUS professional services group has launched a new financial arm as it continues its rapid growth through acquisitions and launches.Spearheaded by newly appointed managing director Michael Wales, Moray Financial will serve new clients...
Dogs wear flat caps

Pet owners share adorable images of their dressed up dogs – Peaky Blinders style

DOG OWNERS have gone barking mad over the latest accessory for their pooches - a Peaky Blinders inspired flat cap.Aptly named the Shelby Pet Flat Cap, giving a nod to the show's character Tommy...
Warren Graham piping

Tributes paid to popular Scots piper, 17, following death

TRIBUTES have been paid to a popular young Scots piper who passed away aged 17.Friends and family have taken to social media to honour Warren Graham following his death on Tuesday.Loved ones who knew...
Scots tot loves Amy Macdonald

Is this Amy Macdonald’s youngest fan? Adorable video shows Scots tot’s excitable reaction to...

AN ADORABLE video shows a Scots tot’s excitable reaction to one of singer Amy Macdonald’s hit singles.Mum-of-one Erin Archibald noticed her daughter Hallie Archibald had taken a liking to the 2007 hit This is...
40kg of books blocking door

Amazon driver leaves 40kgs of books directly outside homeowner’s door

AN AMAZON customer was left baffled when a delivery driver blocked him in by placing a 40kg bag of books right outside his door.Glen Ocsko was shocked when he spotted the huge container of...

Harrowing lockdown stories broadcasted outside Tory HQ while pressure mounts on PM to resign

A POLITICAL campaign group broadcasted harrowing lockdown stories outside the Tory Party's HQ.Led By Donkeys placed a large screen outside the Conservative Campaign Headquarters (CCHQ) in London yesterday, calling for Boris Johnson to be...

“Only in Wishaw” – Hilarious video shows cyclist and passenger unintentionally recreating E.T. scene

A HILARIOUS video shows a Scots cyclist and his passenger unintentionally recreating a scene from the hit movie E.T.Shane Cahill was shocked after spotting a woman being cycled around on a cyclist's handlebars in...
Hen Harrier at its nest.

Scots estate handed three year restrictions following “clear evidence” of crime against wildlife

A SCOTS estate has been handed a three year restriction on the use of general licenses following "clear evidence" of a wildlife crime resulting in the death of a bird.Lochan Estate, Perthshire, has had...
University expert

Scottish university expert key to Hepatitis C battle in Africa

A SCOTTISH university expert is set to lead a project to battle Hepatitis C infections in Africa.University of Dundee Professor, John Dillon will head the £2m project to lead elimination efforts in one of...
Draughts World Champion

Draughts championship to be held in celebration of former Scottish World Champion

A draughts championship is set to be held this year in celebration of a former Scottish World Champion.The achievements of former champion Robert Stewart will be celebrated through a new event, the Scottish Draught...
new data set

Scottish university team makes breakthrough in preventing cyber attacks

WORK by a Scottish university team will help prevent cyber attacks.Cyber security experts at Edinburgh Napier University created a new data set which will support cutting-edge research into ransomware detection.The newly created NapierOne data...

Elite Scottish groomers open academy for budding barbers

A pioneering barbering academy has welcomed its first intake of students onto a 15-week course that will launch their careers in the burgeoning male grooming sector.The first eight students have enrolled into the new...
Hermes drivers throwing parcels

Hermes customer films drivers hurling parcels into back of van

A HERMES customer captured a shocking video showing couriers hurling dozens of parcels into the back of a van.Jenny Leung was shocked after dropping parcels into a drop off point in Go Outdoors in...
The "compact courtyard"

House-hunters baffled by “private compact courtyard garden” at £195,000 house

HOUSE-HUNTERS have been left baffled by a “super quirky” £195,000 home on the market which comes with a tiny outdoor “screaming chamber".The one bedroom property in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, was listed on Rightmove on...
The two on a cold swim

Scots nurse completes 365 consecutive days swimming in sea in memory of tragic teen

A SCOTS nurse has completed a 365 days swimming challenge in memory of a young teen who tragically passed away.Leanne O'Kane embarked on the challenge in the Moray Firth on 21 January last year...
The Queen's Guard's tribute to Meat Loaf

Queen’s Guard pays tribute to Meat Loaf with rendition of hit song

AN AMAZING video shows the Queen’s Guard paying tribute to Meat Loaf by playing a rendition of I'd do Anything for Love (But I Won't Do That).Jason Wood captured the touching moment outside Buckingham...
The Highland Council Headquarters

Cash-strapped council advertises two roles with combined salary of almost £220,000

SCOTS are in uproar after a cash-strapped council advertised two new senior roles with a combined salary of over £218,000.The Highland Council last week listed positions for a deputy chief executive with a salary...
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