Wednesday, June 16, 2021

East Lothian kids get back in the swim

Young swimmers across Scotland have led the way in showing there can be a safe return to leisure facilities with thousands signing up to resume lessons in their local pools – not least in...
SP - business News Scotland

An energy firm unlocks £33.9 million for green projects in Scotland

An energy company has unlocked £33.9 million of funding to invest in 18 green energy projects in Central and Southern Scotland.The projects will provide additional electrical capacity in areas where SP Energy Networks, the...
Shaky Team group - Health News Scotland

Cyclists gear up for University’s Parkinson’s campaign

Some of Scotland’s most prominent Parkinson’s Disease campaigners and supporters are to cycle hundreds of miles for a fundraising campaign.Members of the “Shaky Team” will be getting on their bikes to cycle 30 kilometers...
Entrepreneur - Business News Scotland

One in three Brits had the dream of becoming an entrepreneur during lockdown, research...

UK’s entrepreneurial spirit stronger than ever, as lockdown three inspires a 19% increase in companies created compared with the same period in 2020.One in five who have their own business launched it from their...
Assisted living lab - Scottish News

Robotics to “tackle multiple care and assisted living challenges?”

A week-long collaborative robotics and social care event has brought together innovators, the event was supported by the world’s first example of an open assisted living laboratory. The event was organised by The National Robotium,...

Glam squad help care residents prep for post-lockdown debut

DEDICATED care staff turned glam squad during the pandemic celebrate the reopening of inhouse beauty salon as residents get ready for their post-lockdown outings.The salon at Cramond Residence in Edinburgh has been closed for...
Lifeboats - Health News Scotland

Lifeboat called to save a badly injured person who had fallen on the coastline

A LIFEBOAT launched at 2.15 pm today after reports of a casualty stuck on the shoreline in Applecross who had fallen. Kyle lifeboat ‘Spirit of Fred. Olsen’ launched at the request of the UK Coastguard.It...
Professor Mackie - Food and Drink News Scotland

More than a quarter of brits agree that milk first makes the best cuppa

A QUARTER of Brits prefer to add milk to their brew before hot water, according to new research.The findings come after INTU Boiling Water Taps divided the nation by using an expert to settle...
Companiions webpage - Research News Scotland

Most young adults are prepared to help the lonely and vulnerable

DESPITE Generation Z’s reputation for being self-interested, more than three-quarters of young adults would be ready to help support the lonely and vulnerable.Fewer than one in ten of those aged 18 to 24 said...
Minstrel - Scottish News

Loans set to unlock the potential of young entrepreneurs in Scotland

A GOVERNMENT loan scheme set out its commitment to unlock the talent of thousands of more people across the UK by helping them to start their own business.Since 2012, Start Up Loans has delivered...
Letter objecting to Black Lives Matter poster | Community News UK

Medical centre manager fuming after neighbour complains about BLM poster

A MEDICAL centre manager has been left fuming after being sent a letter from a neighbour saying his Black Lives Matter poster “doesn't reflect well on the area.” The anonymous neighbour even went to the...
Police training - Education news Scotland

University students take the oath as Special Constables

A SCOTTISH University has announced a second cohort of  students have been sworn in as Special Constables.Students from Edinburgh Napier University, all following courses in the School of Applied Sciences, can now go out...
Gender equality - education News Scotland

Scottish University celebrates biology department’s gender equality award

A UNIVERSITY'S biology department is the first in Scotland to be awarded a prestigious award for gender equality.The University of St Andrews’ School of Biology has become the first department of biology in Scotland...
Allison Watson - Property News Scotland

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

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...

Man with Muscular Dystrophy reflects on photo from an online exhibition

A MAN with muscular dystrophy has decided to take part in an online photograph exhibition.Joe Logue, from Renfrewshire's disability and mental ill-health experience has fostered a passion for advocacy and sharing his story with...
Festival - Scottish news

Scottish DJ to stream “epic” performance from Edinburgh Castle

DJ and producer Denis Sulta is set to stream an exclusive DJ set performing from the iconic Western Defences of Edinburgh Castle on Friday the 14th of May.The former Radio 1 Resident will have...
Seedlings - Health News Scotland

Can a gardening group help with mental health recovery?

RESEARCH shows that contact with nature can provide multiple health and wellbeing benefits, including reduced stress and anxiety, increased mood, self-esteem, and resilience. Being in and around nature can be great for wellbeing, which is...
Covid vaccine - Research News Scotland

Study sheds light on rare blood clots after Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine

SCIENTISTS have claimed that the risk of adverse reactions to the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine is low despite new research findings. A study from Denmark and Norway published by the British Medical Journal (BMJ) has shown slightly increased...
Health News Scotland

Can singing help patients with long Covid?

A PROGRAMME that teaches people to sing and breathe to help combat the effects of long Covid has received funding.This is one of the projects announced to receive funding as part of the University...
Community hub - Property and constructions News Scotland

New Visitor and Community Hub to be built in Garnock Valley

A CONTRACT  to build the new Garnock Visitor and Community Hub on behalf of North Ayrshire Council has been put in place.The council has set up a £4.2m contract with hub South West, the...
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