Brexit demonstrated that while Scotland remains in the UK, its people’s right to determine their own political future can always be overruled by another country with a population ten times greater. … More DON ROBERTO and ME
The building has however been widely criticised as not being fit for purpose because the public gallery is inadequate to cope with the number of members of the public who turn up for meetings, particularly when contentious matters are on the agenda. … More AWARD FOR £15 MILLION BURGH HALL IN CHURCH STREET
Over 20 firms linked to Aberdeen’s oil and gas technology and innovation sector visited the Home of the UK Submarine Service, meeting some of the men and women responsible for maintaining the country’s nuclear-powered submarines. … More INNOVATION FIRST AT HM NAVAL BASE CLYDE
As the Fraser of Allander Institute explains: “As a result of the nine year council tax freeze in Scotland, council tax north of the border for the average band D house is now some 14 per cent lower in real terms in 2019-20 than it would have been had it kept pace with inflation.” … More FAKE NEWS?CHECK THIS TAX CLAIM OUT
Clare County Council has granted planning permission to Donald Trump’s Doonbeg golf resort to build a new ballroom/function room, leisure facilities and 53 more holiday homes at a cost of €38 million. … More TRUMP’S IRISH GOLF RESORT TO DOUBLE IN SIZE
INVESTIGATION: Data from the 2018-19 school year, revealed through freedom of information requests to Scottish councils, has heightened concerns over multi-level teaching and links to deprivation levels in schools, despite education secretary, John Swinney, arguing such data did not exist. … More HOW WELL IS YOUR CHILD DOING AT SCHOOL?
Police in Glasgow have released CCTV images of a man they wish to speak to as they believe he may be able to assist with their inquiries in connection with an assault that took place on the A1 (Glasgow to Balloch) First Bus service. … More CCTV appeal following bus assault
“I would urge anyone who has concerns about someone, perhaps an older relative, friend or neighbour, to have a conversation with them about their food intake and appetite and encourage them to seek advice from their health care professional.”
… More OLDER PEOPLE’S MALNUTRITION WEEK
Jackie Baillie, MSP for Dumbarton, is leading a local fight against illegal loan sharks and pay day lenders. This is part of a wider campaign by Scottish Labour which seeks to put loan sharks and pay day lenders out of business with a new interest-free loan scheme. … More MSP OPPOSES ILLEGAL LOAN SHARKS AND PAY DAY LENDERS
There has also been an increase in the number of members of the public and community groups coming forward to register their property for filming, which enables the council to offer a fantastic range of unique locations for projects. … More SO YOU WANNA BE A MOVIE STAR?