Wednesday, June 23, 2021
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Artificial intelligence to improve Scotland’s protected areas

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NATURESCOT has today launched the next phase of a £1.25 million project using artificial intelligence to improve the management of Scotland’s protected areas.The aim is for a new online service that will combine previously...
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Important maintenance gets underway on the M77 Northbound

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TRANSPORT Scotland are undertaking essential maintenance on the M77 northbound between the railway bridge and Junction two later this week. Work will be carried out between the hours of 8pm and 6am, each night, from...
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Edinburgh skyline to be lit up with student light show

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THE SKY above Edinburgh has been illuminated by the Granton gasholder with a creative light show designed by students from Edinburgh College.The project that worked in partnership with the City of Edinburgh Council,will light...
New one billion pound project edges closer to being finished| Scottish News

St James Quarter- Thing of beauty or just a golden jobby?

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WITH the completion of St James Quarter in Edinburgh edging closer, there has been mixed reviews across the city about the building.After five years of construction the £1 billion pound project is almost finished...

Glam squad help care residents prep for post-lockdown debut

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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...
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A tale of two lockdowns – Glasgow and Edinburgh facing very different restrictions

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AS the restrictions in many parts of Scotland are easing, people are excited to get back to shopping and eating out.The people of Edinburgh and most of Scotland will be enjoying getting back to...
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Scots car crash victim thanks electrician who saved her life by pulling her from...

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A SCOTS car crash victim has thanked an electrician for saving her life after he raced to her rescue and pulled her from her flaming car - that exploded just moments later.Katelyn Ohren, an...
Leanne Daphne Goodall, of Gray’s School of Art, won the Kelpies book illustration award, | Scottish News

Scottish art school student wins prestigious award

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A SCOTS art student has managed to win a coveted award for designing the cover of a class Scottish novel.Leanne Daphne Goodall, of Gray’s School of Art, Aberdeen, won the Kelpies book illustration award, scooping...
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Scottish firm set to open “axe throwing experiences” across the UK

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THE Scots firm which opened the country’s first escape rooms has expanded into a new market as it prepares to launch axe throwing experiences across the UK.Edinburgh-based Escape has established ‘Game of Throwing’, which...
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Nationwide Community grants selecting applicants for 2021

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NATIONWIDE pledges to make £22m grant funding available to housing charities and organisations by 2023The building society have announced that their Community Grants Programme are now selecting applicants for 2021.The Community Grants Programme tackles...

Aberdeenshire volunteers signpost the way to better health

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Volunteers in Aberdeenshire have significantly upgraded local path routes with the help of a grant from Scotland’s walking charity.Lumphanan Paths Group was awarded a Paths for All Community Path Grant to further develop their...

Care home partners with physiotherapist specialist to help reduce trip ups

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WITH the easing of lockdown restrictions, an Edinburgh care home is resuming its physiotherapy-led falls prevention class which looks to prevent falls and support residents' mobility and wellbeing.Cramond Residence had been holding weekly classes...
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Dopey driver filmed driving around on Scottish golf course

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A DOPEY driver has been filmed casually driving around in their car across a Scottish golf course.Steven Mann captured the moment the reckless motorist was spotted cruising around on the green at Caird Park...
78.3% of natural features in good condition| Scottish News

Research shows that three quarters of Scotland’s natural features are in good condition

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NEW figures show that More than three quarters of Scotland’s natural features are in good condition or on the road to recovery.Official statistics published by NatureScot show that 78.3% of more than 5,400 features...
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Public to be given a say on new student accommodation on the site of...

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A PROPERTY developer is giving the public a chance to have its say on proposals for a new student residential development in Edinburgh.A full assessment has been undertaken by S1 Developments and due...

Show home heats up with Michelin-star chef test

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A RENOWNED Michelin-star chef cooked up a storm at a high-profile Edinburgh development, describing the designer kitchens as ideal for creating home-cooked family meals.To celebrate local Scottish producers and the reopening of Edinburgh’s lively...
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University students take the oath as Special Constables

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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...

Local care home hosts Spring Olympics to stir activity among its residents

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A CARE home has hosted a ‘Spring Olympics’ event for its residents to fulfil their cravings for competition and activity.Organised by the care staff, the week-long series of competitions at Mansfield Care’s Pine Villa...

Man with Muscular Dystrophy reflects on photo from an online exhibition

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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...
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Scottish DJ to stream “epic” performance from Edinburgh Castle

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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...
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