Tuesday, July 27, 2021
Laura exhibit - Education News Scotland

Dangers of ghost gear and microplastics showcased in student work

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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...

Women’s Aid worker faces striking off for “slut” text to female

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A WOMEN'S Aid worker could be struck off after allegedly calling a female a "slut", "bad mother" and leaving an abusive voicemail about her stillborn child.Lesley Clunas has been called to appear in front...

Scots female astronomer in lead for £10 note

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A LITTLE-known female Scottish astronomer is beating two giants of science - to get her face on a £10 note.Mary Somerville was shortlisted alongside James Clerk Maxwell and Thomas Telford for the honour of...

Edinburgh set for all-night arts festival

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By Zoë KeownFestival fever could be hitting Edinburgh more than once a year as talks for an all-night arts festival has been unveiled for the capital.Following in ...

Robert Carlyle gives £10,000 boost to Benny Lynch statue campaign

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THE CAMPAIGN to erect a statue to forgotten Scots boxing champion has been given a boost of at least £10,000 by Robert Carlyle.Carlyle - best known for his role in cult movie Trainspotting -...
robot - Scottish News

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

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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...
Miller - Scottish News

A Library has announced the appointment of the role Orkney Scriever

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A ONE-year Scriever residency was created to celebrate the richness of the Orcadian dialect, acknowledging the islands as a stronghold for the Scots language.The National Library of Scotland has announced the appointment of Alison Miller in the...

Smartphone texting linked to compromised pedestrian safety

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Smartphone texting has been linked to compromised pedestrian safety with higher rates of ‘near misses’, according to a new study in journal Injury Prevention.‘Pedestrian distraction’ has become a recognised safety issue as more and...
Kirsty Baird NY honour - Scottish News

Edinburgh choir leader recognised in New Years honours list

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A SCOTTISH singer has been awarded a British Empire Medal in recognition of her community and charitable work.Kirsty Baird, who runs the Sing in the City choir, has always believed in the power of...

Row over kids in primary school polling stations

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PARENTS fear paedophiles will get access to their children after a Scots council decided to keep dozens of primary school polling stations open on General Election day.More than 30 primary schools in Fife will...

Sex criminal blames gay “repression” after grooming kids

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By Michael MacLeodAN old-age pervert who groomed two boys by plying them with alcohol then sexually abusing them has been jailed for eight months.Joseph Johnstone, 67, claimed that growing up in a time when...

Benedetti calls on Sturgeon to cancel music lesson cuts

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VIOLIN virtuoso Nicola Benedetti has called on Nicola Sturgeon to cancel cuts to music lessons for kids.Edinburgh Council are considering cutting up to 75% of the cash sent to schools to pay for musical...

“Incompetent” Edinburgh Council plans anti-skid coating for tram tracks

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EDINBURGH tram chiefs have been accused of "incompetence" after it emerged ant-skid coating may be needed on the tracks to stop cyclists crashing.Hundreds of cyclists across the capital are now seeking compensation after sustaining...

Glasgow university spent £40k on fingerprint tracking for cleaners

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GLASGOW UNIVERSITY has spent £40,000 on “science fiction” fingerprint technology to track their cleaners.Biometric tracking is often used by employers to analyse attendance records and track work output by logging where staff are at...

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...
Meaban's Moo - Entertainment News Scotland

A TV project is coming up which will create an opportunity for Gaelic speakers

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A SCOTTISH TV channel has a new project coming up for a children's puppet series called Meaban’s Moo.The show will be on BBC ALBA which means that a new opportunity has come up because...

£3M funding will make for warmer homes and cheaper bills

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The City of Edinburgh Council is to spend at least £3.3 million to make private homes across the capital warmer, more environmentally friendly and cheaper to heat.In a programme run in partnership with Home...

Church of Scotland faces youth insurrection over investments

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THE CHURCH OF SCOTLAND is facing insurrection from youth members criticising their investment in fossil fuels.Fife youth members of the Church of Scotland (COS) kicked off a campaign after discovering that the church holds...
vaccine - Health News Scotland

Everyone over 18 can now sign up for their vaccine

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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...
Education News Scotland - Deadline News

Dance and drama organisations awarded £410k for youth programme to tackle anti-social behaviour

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YDance (Scottish Youth Dance) – the award-winning national dance organisaion for children and young people in Scotland and award-wining theatre company Glass Performance have been awarded £410,000 by Scottish Government programme CashBack for Communities...
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