Tuesday, May 18, 2021
A picture of a brain - Scottish News

Funding issued for UK’s first Virtual Dementia Resource Centre

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A SCOTTISH Alzheimer charity has received £8000 worth of funding to help fund the UK's first Virtual Dementia Resource Centre (VRC).Alzheimer Scotland received the new funding from Nationwide Building Society who also issues funding...

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...
K-briq - Property and Constructions News Scotland

Two million eco-friendly bricks go into production following funding award

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A CLEAN-tech company has been awarded £1 million in funding to commercialise production of its brick made of recycled construction waste.Kenoteq is set to make more than 2 million K-Briq's per year with the...
Despite the pandemic, Maison Sport’s instructor numbers have more than doubled,|Scottish News

Ski instructor marketplace secures large investment for expansion

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SKI instructor marketplace, Maison Sport have completed a new round of funding, achieving a raise of £1.25million. The travel tech start-up have collaborated with a collective of investors, alongside a Seedrs crowdfunding campaign to get the...
North Sea Oil rig - Shell enter deal with Draegar Marine and Offshore to implement goal zero - Scottish news

Aberdeen based oil safety company renews a three year deal with Shell

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AN ABERDEEN based oil safety manufacturer has renewed its global partnership with Shell for a further three years to help promote goal zero.Safety equipment company, Draegar Marine and Offshore, a division of the Draegar...
Peter Vardy - Scottish football News

Peter Vardy partners with Scottish Football Association to provide support for Player of the...

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THE "leading Scotland-based automotive retail group," has teamed up with a Scottish Football Association to launch its 2021 Player of the Year Awards.As the new official car partner of Scotland’s Professional Footballer’s Association (PFA),...

Scots take to nature to help improve mental wellbeing

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WALKING in nature and embracing the outdoors are key to boosting wellbeing, says Scottish charity on Mental Health Awareness WeekThroughout the last year, most of the population turned to nature and the outdoors as...
CALL TO HELP UNCOVER IDENTITY OF FALLEN ST VALERY HERO|Scottish news

Search for the identity of St Vallery hero gets underway

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AS the anniversary to mark the battle of St Valery-en-Caux approaches, an international search has been launched to uncover the identity of a fallen hero.To mark the 80th anniversary of St Valery last June, hundreds...
Tourism News Scotland

Hotel unveils major expansion which will create more than 80 jobs

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A HOTEL chain has invested over £20 million in its Highland portfolio of hotels, lodges, and restaurants in Lochaber and Inverness-shire, creating more than 80 new jobs.Black Sheep Hotels has welcomed more than 1,250...
A picture of Adrian and Graeme Hendry who operate Avondale Care Scotland - Scottish News

Scottish care company enters multi-million pound deal with Barclays

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A MULTI-MILLION funding deal between Barclays bank and Avondale Care Scotland has been agreed which will allow expansion.The family-run business has been granted a £10.2m loan from Barclays bank, which will help facilitate long-term...
Police training - Education news Scotland

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...
Botanic Gardens - Nature News Scotland

Scottish botanic garden is set to “celebrate the power” of plants

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THE public are invited to discover the world of plants and the people who work with them at an upcoming event at a botanic garden.‘Plant Power’ is an annual event that showcases the plants...

Glasgow man jailed for keeping guns and explosives at his home

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A man who kept guns and an explosive device in his house in Glasgow and attacked his friend with a machete has been jailed.Brian Emans, 40, had friends round to his home in Bridgeton,...
New study launching in Scotland to understand long-term side effects of Covid-19 - Scottish News

University of Dundee gets £133,000 to research effect of Covid-19 on blood vessels

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A research project at the University of Dundee investigating how COVID-19 damages blood vessels has been awarded a grant of £133,000 by national charity Heart Research UK.Harmful effects of COVID-19 are excessively high in...
Outlander star Sam Heughan reveals he always has an emergency flask of whisky on him - Scottish News

Aye Write online book festival boasts packed programme of talent from Scotland this weekend

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The Aye Write online book festival starts this weekend (Friday 14 May to Sunday 16 May) with a packed programme of events including award-winning writers, stars of stage and screen, as well as some...

Lockdown driving you loco? Then Scotland could save your mental health

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Almost a quarter of people from the UK and Ireland took a holiday in Scotland last year to specifically protect their mental health from the impact of the COVID-19 lockdown, new research by VisitScotland has...
Cinema - Research news Scotland

Research has shown “audiences will return quickly” to cinemas in the UK.

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NEW research being released this Friday shows that audiences’ appetite for film has not been dimmed during the pandemic. The BFI is confident that audiences will return quickly to cinemas across the country in May,...

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...
Innovative inventions from Scottish universities praised - Scottish News

Scottish universities recognised for entrepreneurial excellence

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INGENIOUS inventions from Scottish universities have made it through to the Converge 2021 semi-finals.The innovative developments from all of Scotland’s 18 universities have progressed to the next stage of the Converge programme.Director of Converge,...
New study launching in Scotland to understand long-term side effects of Covid-19 - Scottish News

Scottish University announces launch of Long Covid research

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A NEW study is launching in Scotland which seeks to understand the long-term effects of Covid-19.The research is being led by the University of Glasgow, along with Public Health Scotland and NHS Scotland and...
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