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£244 million paid to Scottish businesses through January 

LOCAL councils funding doubled during extended lockdown among other financial help. Payments to support businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic increased following the tightening of...

Scottish councils’ electric cars doing as little as 1,600 miles a year

ELECTRIC cars bought by “green” Scots councils are covering as little as 1,600 miles a year. Despite price tags in the region of £25,000 per...

Potholes cost Scottish Government over £220 million to fix

THE SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT has spent a staggering £220m on repairing potholes in the last financial year. The costs are £53 million more than the previous...

£1.5 million compensation paid to council workers

A SCOTTISH council has spent almost £1m in the past five years compensating staff who were injured at work. Fife Council has handed out just...

Millions spent on speed bumps for pothole-ridden roads

CASH-strapped Scots councils are spending millions on speed bumps while roads are littered with potholes. Councils are installing the traffic-calming measures across the country while...

Winter will always get the cold shoulder from me

There are few things in life that can stop me in my tracks. But there is one which fells me every time. Coldness. I hate...

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