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Glasgow City Council has now signed an agreement with Glasgow Housing Association (GHA) and Keepmoat Homes to deliver more than 800 new homes at the city's Sighthill Transformational Regeneration Area (TRA). The £250 million Sighthill TRA is the biggest regeneration scheme of its type in the ...
Two Solicitors are required to work in the Property and Planning team within the Council's commercial in-house legal team, part of its Legal and Risk Division. The Council's legal team are committed to the principles of modern local government, and have a key role in the delivery of new and innovative ...

Employees at the construction firm and its manufacturing arm RSBi organised a range of events which raised over £8,000 for 13 worthy causes including Cancer Research, Macmillan Cancer Care Scotland and Scottish SPCA. The company's charity partners for 2017, Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus Scotland ...
The Story of Edinburgh by John Peacock details the rich history of Scotland's capital city from as far back as 8,000 BC to the modern day. John Peacock shares his knowledge of how Edinburgh was affected by worldwide developments such as industrialisation, immigration, wealth and poverty and how new ...
Taking you on a journey to Scotland, the Transvaal Scottish Pipes & Drums proudly presents Affinity, Spirit of Scotland, a Celtic spectacular showcasing the music and dance of Scotland. With arrangements by renowned Musical Director, Eddie Clayton, the show features the Johannesburg Youth Orchestra, ...
Glasgow City Council is not housing people who are homeless quickly enough, a watchdog has found. The Scottish Housing Regulator (SHR) also ruled many people were spending too much time in temporary accommodation, an average of 238 days. In 2016/17 the council secured homes for nearly ...

Scott Hay who was the last person to fill up in the village 10 years ago, is the first person to fill up at the new station today. ... Scottish Borders Council, Scottish Enterprise Rural Petrol Station Grant Scheme, BCCF Environmental Scottish Landfill Communities Fund, Transport Scotland and the Big Lottery ...
By Robbie Boyle BBC Scotland news ... A community group in Dunlop has been granted £160,000 from the Scottish Land Fund to buy the village's only pub. ... "It has been great for the community, it does great food and a lot of the elderly in the village would meet up for coffee throughout the week. "Keeping ...
Angus Gunn is at the centre of a tug-of-war between England and Scotland with the Manchester City goalkeeper facing the decision of competing with the likes of Jack Butland and Jordan Pickford for a spot in the Three Lions senior team or a more straightforward route into the Scotland goal. Gunn, who is ...
The Tories have delivered the worst possible outcome for Scotland's fishing industry. Scottish Conservative MP John Lamont said he would vote down the Brexit deal with it comes to the Commons unless the UK has full control of fish stocks and vessel access. And even Scottish Conservative leader Ruth ...
ALTHOUGH his account of the New World Symphony this coming weekend is eagerly anticipated, departing Principal Conductor Robin Ticciati's final season exploration of the music of Dvorak has rather come apart at the seams as he recovers from his health problems. But there have been compensations ...
An expert panel also votes on the final positions of the cities, towns and villages the length and breadth of the United Kingdom. The stunning Melrose Abbey (Image: Reuters). The Scottish Borders town is famous for several things including the magnificent 12th century Melrose Abbey and being the home of ...
Vatican City — Scottish Cardinal Keith O'Brien, who resigned five years ago as archbishop of St. Andrews and Edinburgh after admitting to sexual misconduct, died early March 19 at the ... I will play no further part in the public life of the Catholic Church in Scotland," he said in a statement in March 2013.
Plans to honour a Polish-born war hero with a statue in his adopted Scottish city have received a major financial boost. ... his home for the last 50 years of his life, was commander of the 1st Polish Armoured Division and appointed by Winston Churchill to defend Scotland's east coast from potential invasion.
The Circular Glasgow initiative is thought to be the first time any city has launched a challenge on to the Circle Lab platform. Zero Waste Scotland, the Scottish Event Campus, the Glasgow Convention Bureau and the major events team at Glasgow Life are also involved in the project. They hope to attract ...
Scotland has it all: cities, sheep, cows who rock bangs all day every day and areas so beautiful you won't believe they're real. (Photo ... Sunny Scotland is a great place to show off your rain boots and raincoat every single day of your next trip. ... Ironically, this old city is populated largely by the young.
We would leave work a pinch early that evening to catch a train to Kilmarnock, a city a bit south of Glasgow, to watch the replay match against Aberdeen, the fifth- and third-place teams in the Scottish Premier Football League, respectively. The work day went well, and during every little break, I was given ...

It's good for Fife and the attractive towns around Stirling, such as Dollar, Bridge of Allan and Dunblane. Choosing to live outside the the capital is increasingly popular, with the Athens of the North blighted by tourists and soaring property prices. Our wandering eye is taken with the lovely East Lothian coast ...
Being Scottish, you accept happiness, goodwill and bonhomie in small doses, so long as there is a respectable distance between them. ... Even Edinburgh, a city where the phrase “happy hour” in pubs was a warning and not an invitation, picked up baubles for quality of life and all-round satisfaction. I know ...
The results will be unveiled in the Spring with the first of three episodes of “Scotland from the Sky”, but the Press and Journal has seen the .... as fascinating as I did and they recognise that archaeology is all around us wherever we go in Scotland, from the biggest city to the smallest village on the coast.”.
The boss of Scotland's arts agency has said it may be able to help save the Scottish Youth Theatre from shutting under an alternative funding plan. The theatre has announced its immanent closure, after failing to secure regular funding from Creative Scotland. Creative Scotland chief executive Janet Archer ...
A fugitive former member of Catalonia's regional government has moved to Scotland from Belgium, where she had fled from a Spanish court investigation into a secession plot. Clara Ponsati ... She appears as a faculty member of the School of Economics and Finance on the Scottish university's website.
My favourite in Edinburgh is called Artisan Roast. Edinburgh also has more pubs than any other city in Scotland, so you're never far from a pint here! What's the local delicacy and would you recommend eating it? You can't visit Scotland without trying haggis! I don't eat meat but have had the veggie version ...
Someone has to be deputy leader of the Scottish National Party, so why is almost no one interested in the post? ... higher profile for Ms Aitken could conceivably help the SNP consolidate its hold on Scotland's largest city while also usefully making the point that there's more to Scottish politics than Holyrood.
One story dominates Scotland's front pages - the police investigation into the case of a former Russian agent who collapsed in Salisbury on Sunday. ... how 66-year-old Sergei Skripal is in intensive care after being exposed to a mysterious substance as he sat on a bench in the centre of the cathedral city.
Regional markets have continued to catch up to London in terms of their attractiveness to investors, with cities such as Hull and Plymouth entering the ... Alistair Letham, a director in the UK hotels agency team at Colliers in Scotland said: “Apart from London, Edinburgh is the most popular city for visitors in ...
Alistair Letham, a director in the UK hotels agency team at Colliers International in Scotland, said: “Apart from London, Edinburgh is the most popular city for visitors in the UK. It is therefore of little surprise that this is also reflected in the popularity of Edinburgh as [a] 'hot spot' for hotel development.”.
US diner chain Denny's could open first Scottish branch in either Edinburgh or Glasgow…but which city is it? The American restaurant chain has ... US diner chain Denny's is hunting for the perfect location for its next UK branch – and Scotland's two biggest cities are on the list. The classic American diner, ...
A giant three-dimensional concrete map of Scotland is to be officially unveiled next month in the Borders after lengthy restoration work. The Great Polish Map of Scotland was built in the 1970s in the village of Eddleston, near Peebles. It was constructed in recognition of Scottish hospitality to Polish soldiers ...
For the Scottish town of Dunblane, one deadly shooting massacre was enough. After 16 children ... And now the view from a Scottish town that knows the horror of gun violence firsthand. Many in Dunblane, Scotland, have pledged their support to student activists from Florida and beyond. Britain outlawed ...
Just under 200 properties around the village of Balquhidder in Stirlingshire, central Scotland, are to receive a full-fibre, or fibre-to-the-premises (FTTP) ... the Scottish Leader programme, the Balquhidder Community Broadband (BCB) project has rolled out a gigabit-capable full-fibre network across the area, ...
BBC Weather has forecast a barrage of snow to blanket Scotland on Thursday as the so-called 'Beast from the East' grips hold of the UK. The weather forecast warned of “dangerous” and “nasty” weather in Scotland over the next 24 hours. Scotland is currently reeling after it was pelted by snow overnight as ...
'Aftermath' opens on 30 March at the King's Own Scottish Borderers (KOSB) regimental museum in Berwick-upon-Tweed, running until 11 November before touring Scotland and the UK. Dr Yvonne McEwen, founder of Scotland's War national project, and research fellow at the World War One research ...
The Scottish Labour leader has said women in Glasgow City Council are owed an apology for "too much resistance" to their equal pay claims when the local authority was under Labour control. Richard ... "We will work to ensure women across Scotland know that the Labour Party stands up for them. We will ...
'Aftermath' opens on 30 March at the King's Own Scottish Borderers (KOSB) regimental museum in Berwick-upon-Tweed, running until 11 November before touring Scotland and the UK. Dr Yvonne McEwen, founder of Scotland's War national project, and research fellow at the World War One research ...
An investigation has begun into a major fire which broke out in the centre of Stirling. More than 40 firefighters were involved in tackling the blaze which took hold above a barber's shop in Murray Place at about 18:15 on Friday. Roads were closed off as several fire engines and height appliances were called ...
"Operations control mobilised a number of fire engines to the scene and firefighters extinguished the flames. "There were no casualties." A statement on the Forth Valley Police Division Facebook page said: "Police are in attendance in the centre of Stirling assisting the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service who ...
Since its launch in Scotland in 2005, the Best Bar None accreditation scheme has been established in 58 towns, cities and villages across Scotland. ... which has the backing of many significant organisations including Scottish Government, Police Scotland, the Scottish Licensed Trade Association and key ...
Scotland's first sex doll 'brothel' shuts down days after opening. 10 hours ago. Newshub staff ... Steven Crawford opened a sex doll brothel out of his own home in a small Scottish village south-east of Glasgow just days ago. The brothel gave paying users the opportunity to have an intimate encounter with ...
Housing plans which will more than double the size of a Perthshire village have won support from councillors. Local developers A&J Stephen and I&H Brown want to build up to 650 houses on the southern edge of Luncarty. The firms said the project will create jobs, deliver wider benefits to the local ...
THE distraught family of missing Liam Colgan have been given fresh hope after they revealed a “confused man from Scotland” was spotted wandering around the outskirts of Hamburg. Liam, 29, was on his brother Eamonn's stag do in the German city when he vanished in the early hours of Saturday ...
People living in a small town in Aberdeenshire have been left “cut off” from Scotland since December due to a landslip. Residents in the lower part of the village of Gardenstown have spent weeks only being able to leave their area for a six hour period once a week. Those living in the area have expressed ...
Edinburgh has been named Scotland's kindest city. The kindness report by Travelodge surveyed 2,000 adults to seek the nation's views on random acts of kindness. READ MORE: Edinburgh named in world's top 20 friendliest cities. The most popular random acts of kindness included holding the door open ...
It's a brave thing for performers to let audiences see how the sausage of their art is made. But that's exactly what writer/performer Julia Sweeney is doing with her first standup comedy show called Older and Wider. This workshop run is Sweeney's official debut at The Second City. "If you want to see me try ...
A landslip that closed a rail route between Scotland's largest cities caused disruption for thousands of commuters. The main ... The Scottish Environment Protection Agency issued 40 flood warnings yesterday. Streets were flooded in Dumfries town centre after the Nith burst its banks. The River Clyde ...
"I think the fact that he has just signed a new four-and-a-half year contract shows how highly they rate him and we look forward to continuing his development at Ross County." Coyle will be hoping Souttar can play a big part in shoring up his defence with The Staggies currently sitting bottom of the Scottish ...
The Scottish Daily Mail accuses Nicola Sturgeon of "snubbing the Queen" in a move to "eradicate the Union Flag" in Scotland. ... Meanwhile, the i newspaper says that half of Glasgow's children live in poverty, with the city centre among the worst in the UK for the number of youngsters caught on the ...
Off the back of its Poundmaker-led Cree and Tamar-fronted Georgia, Civilization 6 now welcomes Scotland the Brave. Led to battle by Robert the Bruce, the ... The civ's Unique Ability is 'Scottish Enlightenment'—whereby happy cities are granted surplus Science and Production. They also generate a Great ...
The End Child Poverty Coalition, made up of charities, faith groups and trade unions, said that 45% of children in the city centre were living in poverty. ... Central, told the Good Morning Scotland programme that her constituency's appearance at the top of the Scottish list was a result of UK government policy.
Matt Hancock, UK government Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, said: "Heritage is what makes our towns and cities unique. "It attracts tourists and visitors and inspires local residents and businesses. "This £2.4m investment in Scotland, funded by National Lottery players from across ...


 

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