Wednesday, September 22, 2021
Council leaders in Edinburgh are urging residents to get their covid vaccine - Scottish News

‘Dismay’ in hospitality industry following vaccine passport announcement

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UKHOSPITALITY Scotland have responded with dismay to the First Minister’s announcement that vaccine passports will be required to enter nightclubs and large events.The new mandate means nightclubs, unseated outdoor events with more than 4,000...

Hologram technology developed at the University of Glasgow

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CLASSIC science fiction technology is one step closer to becoming reality with a new development in haptic holograms.A group of engineers from the University of Glasgow have developed a new way to create a...

Diageo launches new Johnnie Walker visitor experience in Edinburgh

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WELL known Scotch whisky Johnnie Walker has launched an eight-floor visitor experience in the heart of Edinburgh today.More than four years in the making, Johnnie Walker Princes Street is the centrepiece of parent company...

Prestwick on a trajectory to become Europe’s leading space hub

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PRESTWICK Spaceport is “on track to become the continent’s leading space hub” as it steps up its marketing and operational efforts, whilst moving forward  with launch partner discussions.The Spaceport has already secured a...

Olympic Hero Duncan Encourages Scots To Dive In

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OLYMPIC hero Duncan Scott is inspiring the biggest drive ever to encourage Scots of all ages and abilities to learn to swim.As part of his role as Learn to Swim Ambassador, Duncan is supporting...
Rebekah Sadok is raising awreness of Down Syndrome dental needs

Dundee student’s brother inspires her to raise awareness of dental needs of people with...

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A University of Dundee student, inspired by her brother, has created a website to bring awareness to inequalities in dental treatment for people with Down syndrome. Rebekah Sadok (23) has used illustration, animation and 3D...
Dog vaccination key to wiping out disease

Programme of dog vaccination key to rabies elimination, finds Scottish study

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A coordinated and sustained programme of dog vaccination against rabies, is effective in preventing transmission of the deadly virus to humans and among animals, and remains key to rabies elimination, according to a Scottish study.New research, led by the University of Glasgow in collaboration with Ifakara Health Institute and Imperial College London, published today...
Rachel Murphy, new Scotland director of national transport charity

National transport charity appoints new Scotland director

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National shared transport charity Collaborative Mobility UK (CoMoUK) has appointed Rachael Murphy as its new Scotland director.Miss Murphy, below, has joined from the Community Transport Association.CoMoUK is a charity in Scotland plus England and...
Scottish fishermen use app to reduce bycatch problem

Award for app that helps Scottish fishermen avoid catching unwanted fish

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An innovative app being used by Scottish fishermen to share real-time information with each other about the location of hotspots of unwanted fish has scooped a sustainability award.The Bycatch Avoidance Tool using Mapping (BATmap)...

Research shows severely overweight people in Scotland undergo bariatric surgery too late

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A RECENT study has found that patients in Scotland with severe obesity undergo bariatric surgery too late.The study, which was funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), found that people assessed for...

Paw-some visits at Edinburgh housing development

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AN EDINBURGH housing development has organised pet therapy sessions for elderly customers to help combat loneliness, following initial success throughout lockdown.Cocker spaniel, Caly, has been visiting customers at Bield’s Castlebrae Glebe in Craigmillar twice...
The Corn Exchange

Iconic music venue The Corn Exchange to become ‘O2 Academy Edinburgh’

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THE CORN EXCHANGE in Edinburgh is set to become O2 Academy Edinburgh, Academy Music Group (AMG) has announced today.The category B listed music venue is the latest in the group’s expansion in Scotland.The award-winning...

National ScamWatch week kicks off as new scams rise in Scotland

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CONSUMERS are being told to be aware of new scams on the rise in Scotland as national ScamWatch week begins.This year’s campaign aims to highlight that it is not just the elderly and vulnerable...
Kype Muir wind farm, Banks Renewables

KYPE MUIR WIND FARM EXTENSION MOVING FORWARD AS BANKS RENEWABLES AGREES GREENCOAT INVESTMENT DEAL

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Construction work on the UK’s first onshore wind farm with 200m-tall turbines has started after Banks Renewables secured new funding agreements with Greencoat UK Wind at the start of the year.The 15-turbine extension to...
Mobility Scooter - Scottish News

New report shows Scottish social security expenditure to total £5.2bn

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MORE Scots are to receive vital payments as Scotland’s social security expenditure is set to total £5.2 billion in 2026-27, according to the Scottish Fiscal Commission’s latest forecast report published today.The budget is set...

University of Glasgow call for climate change researchers to take part in new competition

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RESEARCHER'S from the University of Glasgow and the Scottish Universities Environmental Research Centre (SUERC) have organised a competition calling for climate change researchers across the globe to take part.They are being encouraged to create...

Olympic star Duncan inspires youngsters to return to pools

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Thousands of young swimmers are celebrating the return of swimming lessons in pools across Scotland – with help from Olympic hero Duncan Scott.Following his return from Tokyo, where he was Britain’s most decorated Olympian...
Scottish Water Top Up Tap Challenge, Your Water Your Life, Race Fitness Head Coach Kieron Ross

Edinburgh’s Tap Trail Inspires New Workout Challenge

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 Edinburgh’s network of distinctive Scottish Water Top up Taps has inspired a new outdoor workout challenge with a difference.Kieron Ross, Head Coach and founder of city-based Race Fitness, has plotted a 15.5 km route...
Brass Neck Scottish spiced rum - Food and Drink News Scotland

Start up Scottish rum producer sells 1000th bottle

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A START up Scottish spiced rum producer has hit a huge milestone, selling its 1000th bottle mere months after its initial launch.The founders of Brass Neck Rum, which is distilled in Scotland, say they...

Students push submit proposals for new urban village in Aberdeen

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PLANS for the creation of a new urban village in Aberdeen have been proposed by final year university architects.The village, is proposed to be created between the harbour and esplanade, in the area between...
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