Tuesday, July 27, 2021
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...

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 - Research News Scotland

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...
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