Tuesday, July 27, 2021
Erskine bridge in daylight - Scottish News

Erskine Bridge marks 50th anniversary with never before seen photos

A FAMOUS Scottish bridge is celebrating its 50th anniversary with a series of unseen photos.The Erskine Bridge was opened on 2nd July 1971 by Her Royal Highness Princess Anne and was the first fixed...
University of Dundee - Scottish News

Dundee comic book artists illustrate diverse range of creative careers

TWO university graduates are challenging stereotypes surrounding careers in creative industries in their newest comic venture. Ashling Larkin and Cat Laird, both graduates of the University of Dundee’s Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and...
Malawi - Scottish news

Funding for international projects ahead of COP26.

FIRST Minister Nicola Sturgeon has stressed Scotland’s commitment to making sure people across the world benefit from a just transition to net zero.Speaking today at the Austrian World Summit on a panel including climate...
Edinburgh International Film Festival - Entertainment News Scotland

Edinburgh’s August festival season starts with outdoor, waterside cinema

THE programme for a weekend of free outdoor screenings at Port Edgar Marina on July 31 and August 1 2021, has been unveiled.Film Fest on the Forth will run at the Marina, which is...
Writing - Scottish News

First shows of an Edinburgh writing festival have been announced

A THEATRE announces the first shows of its 2021 festival, which will include in-person, outdoor, and online events. This year more than ever, the Traverse Theatre will celebrate Edinburgh and its vibrant community at Traverse...
work - Scottish News

Young people urged to apply for Job Start Payment

THE Social Justice Secretary has urged eligible young people to apply for Job Start Payment if they are starting a new job after a period of unemployment.Eligible 16-24 year olds, who have been on...
Innis & Gunn - Food and Drink News Scotland

A secret “lager line” is rewarding people with free beers

BEER lovers are in for a treat today with a craft brewer revealing the number to its secret WhatsApp ‘Lager Line’, with free beer up for grabs.People across Scotland have awoken to scores of...
TGA - Scottish News

Glasgow ex-teacher beats brain surgery with ‘surprisingly trendy’ wheelchair

A 40 year old from Bishopton near Glasgow, has discovered that powered wheelchairs can be ‘cool for younger people’ with the WHILL Model C.Jenna McKernan lives with her firefighter husband, two young children and...
Leith on Sea - Nature News Scotland

Virtual gallery showing green future of Edinburgh spaces announces dates

AS PART of this year’s Edinburgh Science Festival, a society will be showcasing their art which will show what they hope to be a greener future.The British Ecological Society (BES), in collaboration with SMASH-UK,...
Nature trail - Scottish News

New Peter Rabbit nature trail launches in time for Summer holidays

A BRAND new family friendly Peter Rabbit nature trail has opened to the public in the Scottish Borders, taking place over the Summer holidays.The World of Peter Rabbit Nature Trail will be open 7...
plants - Scottish News

Agreement could turn plant industry into a Brexit success story according to trade association

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...
vaccine - Health News Scotland

Everyone over 18 can now sign up for their vaccine

ANYONE aged 18 and over who has not received a first coronavirus vaccination appointment or has missed their first dose for any reason is being invited to self-register for an appointment.The portal will be...
LQBTQ rainbow pride flag - Scottish News

Young people’s fears over sexuality have increased in the past year

RECENT data reveals there has been an 11% increase from the previous year in young people mentioning coming out as a major concern.Around 305 Childline counselling sessions have taken place to educate the youth...
Dog - Health News Scotland

A pet accessory company gives tips to keep your dog safe this summer.

With the warm weather set to stay, most people are excited by the prospect of sunny beach days to replace the absence of foreign holidays this year, but it isn’t always good news for...
Xander Scott who tragically died | Scottish News

Snail and the Whale memorial created for tragic Scot, 3, who was hit by...

A JULIA Donaldson Snail and the Whale memorial has been made in tribute to a tragic Scot, 3, who died after being hit by a car.Xander Irvine, who passed away in June last year after...
SNPG - Entertainment News Scotland

Scottish history in the frame at new exhibition by young people

KEY moments in Scottish history are the focus of an extraordinary exhibition involving more than 200 young people.The project at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery (SNPG) has been supported by the National Lottery Heritage Fund and Scottish Government.Opening...
Hike - Scottish News

Teacher is set to walk 350 miles for local charities

A 51-YEAR-old teacher from Hamilton, is set to embark on a 350 mile hike this week from Airdrie to John O’Groats, in a bid to raise funds for local charities. David Cluckie will be raising...
Bridge - Scottish News

Iconic Scottish bridge enters “the digital era”

A SCOTTISH bridge is set for a new lease of life carrying ultrafast internet traffic for the historic town which lies in its shadow. On Wednesday, engineers are set to use a giant air compressor...
Former Design & Technology Teacher Freddie Main - Business News Scotland

Teacher who left 20 year long career to start business now sells his work...

A FORMER teacher who left a 20 year long career behind to  start a business specialising in creating mini bars out of whisky barrels in lockdown has caught the eyes of Scottish stars.Freddie Main’s...
The street party ravers | Scottish News

Scots community filmed having street rave after annual event cancelled

AN AMAZING video shows a Scottish community having a street rave after one of their annual events was cancelled.The residents of Avon Drive in Linlithgow, West Lothian were captured taking to the streets to...
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