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£1.9 billion boost from walking and cycling

A NEW report shows how users of Scotland’s National Walking and Cycling Network (NWCN) spent £1.9 billion in 2019. The NWCN includes Scotland’s Great Trails,...

Retail report shows Christmas spending to stall due to Brexit

Christmas spending is forecast to increase by just 0.8% this year due to concerns over the impact of Brexit, with the figure expected to...

Egyptian papier mache masks among 123 free shows enjoyed by Scots cons

SCOTTISH prisoners have been treated to opera performances, beekeeping presentations and Ancient Egyptian papier mache classes over the past two years. High-security offenders across the...

Councils hand over £13m to consultants

ALMOST £13m has been spent on private consultants by Scottish councils in the past 15 months. Figures obtained through a Freedom of Information request showed...

Scottish Government in “absurd” £4million spin spending

THE SNP government is at the centre of a renewed storm over spin after it emerged £4m is to be spent hiring a private...

Scots council blasted for blowing £25k on search for new boss

A SCOTS council is under fire after deciding to spend £25,000 just to hire a new chief executive. Part of the money will be spent...

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