Monday, June 14, 2021
recruitment problems - Business News Scotland

Trade union believes there are more than 100,000 redundancies planned this year

More than 100,000 redundancies were planned in the first four months of the year, according to research by a UK trade union.The figures, obtained by GMB under the Freedom of Information Act, are being...
Argyll and Bute Council no dog fouling sign- Community News Scotland

Scots council forced to install CCTV to catch dog owners not picking up poo

A SCOTS council has been forced to use CCTV to catch dog owners not picking up their pets' mess.Argyll and Bute Council has installed cameras in areas where dog fouling is a persistent issue...
OOKI - business News Scotland

Finance app launches helping those struggling with rising debt

A new finance platform aims to provide easier access to financial products for UK consumers, including the growing number of people deemed to be living with low financial resilience.  Ooki is a new app that...
Billy Sinclair Bunnahabhain - Scottish News

Budding explorers invited to join Islay adventure

Explorers are invited to set off on an adventure around the island of Islay from the comfort of their homes.Billy Sinclair, Bunnahabhain’s visitor centre manager will be exploring the inner Hebridean island and meeting some...
The Hornby LGBT wagon promotional image - Consumer News UK

Hornby U-turn on decision not to donate profits from Pride model to charity after...

HORNBY has performed a U-turn on their decision not to donate profits from their Pride inspired train carriage after receiving backlash from the LGBTQ+ community.The renowned model railway was accused of "rainbow capitalism" this...

New takeaway service to give food delivery company a run for its money.

OVER 100 independent restaurant owners, fed up with paying high commission rates to delivery services, have registered with a new takeaway platform. Secret Takeaways is meant to drive business directly to their door and form...
Laura exhibit - Education News Scotland

Dangers of ghost gear and microplastics showcased in student work

Plastic pollution and the role people play in the disruption of natural landscapes are at the heart of a project.Thiis project will be featured in the University of Dundee’s Art, Design and Architecture Graduate...
Tree - Scottish News

University researchers to support UK greenhouse gas removal projects

Researchers at a university are supporting three of five interdisciplinary projects to remove greenhouse gases from the atmosphere. UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) is funding these projects which are supported by the researchers at the...
Edinburgh will remain in level two - Scottish News

Edinburgh City Council aims to tackle dampness in homes

IN a report presented to the Housing, Homelessness and Fair Work committee, Edinburgh City Council aims to show the public their commitment to tackling dampness in council homes.Processes are being rolled out now this...
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...
nature - Nature News Scotland

Scottish Greens claim species report must be a “wake up call” for governments

A NEW report on how rising temperatures are threatening Scottish species "must be a wake-up call for governments" on the nature emergency, according to the Greens.The report by the WWF is called: ‘Feeling the...
robot - Scottish News

Scotland’s first “Spot” robot set to save lives, cut CO2 and support construction

A ROBOT made famous by dancing on YouTube is set to help save lives and cut carbon dioxide emissions.The robot will be supporting research at the National Robotarium, based at Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh.The...
Festival - Entertainment News Scotland

Hidden Door reveals the location of its 2021 event

A FESTIVAL, music, and concert company has revealed the location of its 2021 event which will take place in September.The Hidden Door 2021 venue has been revealed as Granton Gasworks, with the festival taking...
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...
An aerial view of Samye Ling - Law News Scotland

Buddhist monastery backing campaign for firearm exclusion zones around places of worship

EUROPE’S oldest Buddhist monastery is backing a campaign for firearm exclusion zones to be placed around places of worship and spiritual importance in Scotland.Kagyu Samye Ling Monastery is urging the public to sign a...
opera - Business News Scotland

Scottish opera returns with over 200 shows this summer

Scottish Opera returns to live outdoor performance for the first time in nine months, with an opera roadshow. Attracting expected socially-distanced audiences of over 12,000, two specially-adapted trailers will take to the road at the...
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...
Heart - Research News Scotland

Number and age of siblings are “linked to risk of cardiovascular events”

First-born children have a lower risk of cardiovascular events, but having lots of siblings is associated with an increased risk.First-born children have a lower risk of events such as heart attacks and strokes than...
Kettle - Business News Scotland

Student hopes his design is everybody’s cup of tea

PEOPLE are now inviting their loved ones inside their homes for tea or coffee, a university student has designed products to make this easier for those who might struggle.Product Design student Nick Fitzpatrick has...

Care residents travel the world without even packing a suitcase

RETIREES prove you are never too old to travel as they make their way across the continents sampling different cuisines and experiencing new cultures all from the comfort of their home.Cramond Residence care home...
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