Tuesday, August 3, 2021
Allison Watson - Property News Scotland

Scottish housing charity calls for efforts to end the country’s housing crisis

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A LEADING housing and homelessness  charity has reacted to the 2021 Scottish Election results by urging the incoming Scottish Government to end the country’s housing crisis.Shelter Scotland has claimed it has been campaigning for the...

Pony with extremely overgrown hooves discovered in Fife.

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The pony's hooves were curled from neglect.The Scottish SPCA has sent out an urgent appeal for information after a pony was discovered with extremely overgrown hooves in Fife.The male Shetland pony was tracked down...
Cycling has increased in Scotland since entering phase three of lockdown

New figures shows cycling has continued to increase in popularity since entering phase three...

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NEWLY released figures has  revealed cycling across Scotland has continued to increase in popularity since entering the third phase of lockdown.The statistics released by Cycling Scotland showed that July saw a 44% increase in...

Firefighters tackle blaze on city centre bus

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SHOCKING images show the moment a double decker bus burst into flames in Edinburgh’s city centre.Pictures show the number 35 Lothian bus engulfed in flames whilst on Slateford Road shortly before 4pm today.Several photographs...

“Absolutely useless!” Dog handler unimpressed as PD Brock swims “like a T-Rex”

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A POLICE dog handler has shared hilarious footage of his pooch throwing up fountains of water as it tries to swim.The unnamed handler says "absolutely useless" as Police Dog Brock thrashes about in the...

Tumble dryer may have caused blaze at Georgian hotel

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A TUMBLE dryer is thought to have caused a blaze that devastated part of a 300-year-old hotel.The Gordon House Hotel in Kirkcudbright was engulfed in flames on Thursday night, destroying the kitchen area of...
Support worker struck off by SSSC - Health News Scotland

Senior care worker struck off after claiming mileage equivalent of Edinburgh to Baghdad

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A SENIOR childcare boss has been struck off after faking mileage the equivalent of driving from Edinburgh to Baghdad.Kubeshni Gounder has been charged by the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) with faking around 3,000...
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Agreement could turn plant industry into a Brexit success story according to trade association

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A UK trade association has launched a campaign calling for the Government to negotiate a plant health agreement between the UK and the EU that will enable the multi-billion pound sector to boost the nation’s...

School children encouraged to learn new cooking skills

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By Christine LavelleSCHOOL kids in Edinburgh are being invited to compete to be the next generation of culinary masters, with the support of a successful Scottish chef.Steven Adair, executive head chef of The Glasshouse...

Sixth annual hickory golf open begins in East Lothian

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By Christine LavelleTHE sixth annual world hickory championships tee-ed off today (Mon) at Musselburgh Old Links course.Participators were dressed for the occasion in period costumes, as they started the week-long tournament, which will progress...

Anti-terror training for Scots pupils will increase racism, warn teachers

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TRAINING teachers to spot potential terrorists among their pupils will increase racism in Scotland, the country's biggest teaching union has warned.Prevent is a new government-ordered scheme which requires teachers to report extremist behaviour or...

Report says funeral costs will rise by nearly £1bn by 2020

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2015 is expected to be a "tipping point" where the number of deaths in the UK will begin to rise after decades of falling.As the oldest of the babyboomer generation move through their later...

Council in financial trouble sending staff on £10k trip to US

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By Cara SuliemanA SCOTS council facing a nine billion pound black hole is splashing out more than £10,000 to send staff to the United States – to greet some sailors.Edinburgh City Council are preparing...

Teachers furious after SQA “cheating” claim on exam coursework

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EXAM chiefs have "grossly insulted" Scotland's teachers by suggesting they give students too much help with coursework.A senior official at the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) expressed concern teachers were bumping up grades by giving...
The Hornby LGBT wagon promotional image - Consumer News UK

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

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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...
judy-murray - Scottish News

Judy Murray helps to launch new tennis resource for parents and carers

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JUDY Murray will help create a resource for parents and carers that will give children and young people across Scotland the opportunity to develop tennis skills at home.Judy will be partnering with Education Scotland...
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Scots property business helps children’s charity give disadvantaged kids a brighter Christmas –...

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Spectrum Properties, a family-run business based in Dalmarnock, has stepped in to provide office suite accommodation for KidsOut, a charity which runs special outings for disadvantaged children as well as providing boxes of toys for...

‘Wtf?” Tesco confuses punters by selling Fathers Day items six months early

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TESCO’s have confused Christmas shoppers by selling Father’s Day Toblerone bars, this week.The spot was found by Alan Falconer who was in the supermarket store last Saturday, when he found the chocolate bar, 184...

T in Park thug brazenly hurls object a police van

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POLICE are investigating the most disturbing video yet to emerge from T in the Park - the moment a yob hurls an object through the window of a moving cop van.The thug flings the...

City’s golf courses could become cabbage patches

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By Rory ReynoldsGOLF courses could be turned into allotments because of a fall in the number of people playing the game.Residents of Edinburgh could soon be planting a cabbage patch in the 9th hole...
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