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Enter Scotland's Dementia Awards 2014 – SSSC News

Scotland's Dementia Awards celebrate creative approaches, innovation and best practice in all aspects of information, advice, care and support for people with dementia, their carers, partners and families. If you work within …

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Wadler's Blog: Team Scotland

The old feudal dance where councilor doths cap to MP, MP to Minister, Minister to Prime Minister and Prime Minister to corporate CEO may well continue apace even here in Scotland. But it's not winning Scotland.

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Scotland's $8,000 Cat Statue Is a Celebration — Not a Waste …

Scotland continues to celebrate charismatic redheads — this one just happens to be a cat.

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New Beginnings in Scottish Literature – Programme …

NEW BEGINNINGS IN SCOTTISH LITERATURE SOPOT, 14-16 MAY 2014 Conference programme: BETWEEN.2014 The conference will take place as part of the New Beginnings.Otwarcia international festival of literature …

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Scottish Premiership: PFA Scotland Team of the Year

Celtic and Dundee United have three players each in the Scottish Premiership Team of the Year, which has been chosen by PFA Scotland members at senior clubs. Goalkeeper Fraser Forster, central defender Virgil van Dijk and midfielder Kris Commons, …

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CBI defiant over poll row

SCOTLAND'S leading business organisation, the CBI, remains defiant after two high-profile members quit following its formal registration as an anti-independence campaigner. SCOTLAND'S leading business organisation, the CBI, remains defiant after two …

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Maltese bishop arrives in Scotland to launch Cardinal O'Brien investigation

They also revealed a conclave of clerics from every diocese in Scotland was called earlier this week, to discuss the ongoing damage to the Church. Earlier this month O'Brien's successor, Archbishop Leo Cushley, 52, wrote to priests urging them to co …

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In Pictures: An Easter weekend surprise as Scotland shines in beautiful …

Scotland is looking beautiful from coast to land and many people have sent in some stunning images of the country looking at its best. From Crail beach to Glasgow's West End, we have some great images for you to enjoy. Enjoy our gallery and if you have …

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Tartan Week touches thousands

Tartan Week revellers numbered in their thousands this year, attracted by the many and varied events on offer. There was plenty for all the family in the series of events orchestrated by Angus Ahead to celebrate Scotland and which kicked off on April 5 …

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Medal belonging to Scottish WW1 Hero who stepped on grenade to save pals …

THE Scottish World War 1 soldier won his medal after stepping on a grenade to save his pals went on to be a professional footballer. His medal is up for sale in London. Lochee born WWI hero Lance Corporal James Collins who had his feet blown up by a …

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Scottish Premiership LIVE: Motherwell v Celtic

GOOD morning and welcome to our live coverage of today's Scottish Premiership clash at Fir Park where Motherwell take on champions Celtic. Stuart McCall's men are currently in third place in the league, four points behind Aberdeen and they will be …

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Wales says no to Scottish independence: our exclusive YouGov poll

Mr Flynn, MP for Newport West since 1987, expressed frustration with the UK Government's interventions in the independence debate in a tweet this week, after Defence Secretary Philip Hammond warned of job losses in Scottish defence. He wrote: “Tory …

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CBI backs no vote in Scottish independence referendum

The CBI has registered with the Electoral Commission to formally back a no vote in the Scottish independence referendum, prompting two of the business lobby group's members to leave. The organisation faced criticism that its position does not …

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What price Scottish independence for an army of cross-border workers?

He's the managing director of SWP Engineering Services, based just a quarter of a mile from the Scottish border. Some of his 16 staff live on the English side, some on the Scottish side, while four-fifths of his business is generated north of the …

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Why postage should be cheaper in UK if Scots vote 'Yes'

Delivering mail to Scotland's 94 inhabited islands – not to mention hundreds of remote communities in the Highlands – is an expensive business. The complex logistical operation involves trains, planes, ferries, Land Rovers and vans, not to mention an …

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Russell Knox Again Knocking On Victory Door – Scottish …

Newly-married Russell Knox again reminded Scottish Open organisers of his talent with an impressive display on debut in the RBC Heritage Classic at Hilton Head, South Carolina. The Inverness golfer posted four birdies in …

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Ralfy Publishes Whisky Review #448 – WhiskyIntelligence …

Ralfy Publishes Whisky Review #448 – Scotch Whisky News. April 19th, 2014. Ralfy_zpsf0666f22 · www.ralfy.com uncorks an auction-bought bottle with Whisky Review 448 – Glen Moray 30yo @ 43% (Auction Bottle). Posted in News @ 12:00 …

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Scotland is over-represented in the electoral college

Right at the start of the video posted on Labour's website announcing the latest junketing gig for American campaign consultants in the UK, David Axelrod says he's proud to join the Labour team "on behalf of Ed Miliband and …

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Sodexo Reveal Recession Busting Growth for Scotland …

Austin Tilsley, regional director of Sodexo Prestige in Scotland, said: “These latest figures represent extremely positive growth for the team north of the border, especially with the stadia beating their tough financial targets.

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CBI Scotland officially registers support for a No vote – Express

THE pro-United Kingdom Better Together campaign got a huge boost yesterday when CBI Scotland formally announced its backing for a referendum No vote.

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Sacramento Scottish Rite Honors County Teachers of the Year

Sacramento Scottish Rite Honors County Teachers of the Year. Posted April 16, 2014. Speak text (Explanation). Public Schools Month Serves as Opportunity to Recognize Teachers. Deanna Victor, a 4th-5th grade combination class teacher …

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Coming soon to Scottish skies? The 'UFO' wind farms | Wind …

Giant wind turbines that could be mistaken for alien spacecraft may soon be taking to the skies over Scotland to provide cheaper power for homes. The …

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So much for JOMO as businesses demand Scottish …

Now the 19,000 Scottish member Federation of Small Businesses [FSB] is demanding that the Scottish Government takes the brakes off planning laws to accelerate the upgrading of mobile phone masts. This has come with …

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Click on Wales » Blog Archive » Scottish nationalism's …

It's a canard of the contemporary constitutional debate that Scottish Nationalism is 'civic' rather than 'ethnic' in nature, having long ago jettisoned its less attractive elements. This is generally accepted by most observers of the …

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Interesting Business Scotland interview with CalMac's Martin Dorchester

A generally interesting recent programme on Scotland and the shipping industry in the Business Scotland series on BBC Radio Scotland with Douglas Fraser, drew its expert interviewees from the Scottish state owned companies of Caledonian MacBrayne …

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Chance to vote Dundee Waterfront Scotland's 'best place'

People in Dundee have until next month to vote the city's Waterfront “Scotland's Best Place”. The development project has been shortlisted in a competition being run by the Royal Town Planning Institute to mark its centenary and the winner will be …

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World Cup 2014 countdown: Zico silences Scotland in 1982

Zico silences Scotland in 1982. Scotland fans found themselves in la-la land during the 1982 World Cup. At the Estadio Benito Villamarin in Seville, David Narey had put them a goal up against the mighty Brazilians. And for 33 minutes the stadium was …

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Gale Stanley: What's a romance? Rakes in Tartan …

Temptation in Tartan is the first book I've read by Suz deMello. It won't be the last. The book is well written, easy to follow and easy to read… I would highly recommend the book and I hope that she plans another book to follow …

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Property tycoons to spend £50m turning HAUNTED Scottish castle into luxury hotel

Spooky escapes: Property tycoons to spend £50million turning a HAUNTED Scottish castle into a luxury hotel. By Emily Payne. Published: 10:58 EST, 18 April 2014 | Updated: 14:53 EST, 18 April 2014. 19 shares. 0. View comments. Guests looking to stay at …

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Superfast internet is coming to islands

The Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband project is being delivered in two parts, one covering the Highlands and Islands and the other covering the rest of Scotland, with both projects being delivered on the ground by BT. The first live locations in …

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Nationalist Leader in Scotland Wagers Career on Independence Vote

EDINBURGH — ALEX SALMOND means to lead Scotland into independence and, after 307 years of union with England, Scots have little more than five months to decide whether to follow him. The leader of the Scottish National Party, Mr. Salmond began …

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Edinburgh Airport boss Gordon Dewar hits out at state aid

A spokesman for Dundee City Council said: "We have been working closely with our partners in Transport Scotland, Highland and Islands Airports and Loganair to help ensure this continuity of service between Dundee and London. "We are keen to find a …

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'Incredibly severe' power cut in north of Scotland

Scottish and Southern Energy (SSE) Power Distribution said: “We are aware that there is an issue affecting the network in parts of northern Scotland and are working to identify the fault and restore power as quickly as possible. Around 100,000 homes …

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Raploch v Loch Lomond for Scotland's best place

AN AREA considered to have some of the most deprived households in the country is up against the likes of Loch Lomond and Edinburgh's Royal Mile for the title of Scotland's Best Place. The Raploch district of Stirling has been shortlisted for the …

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Two firms leave CBI Scotland over No backing

Mr Banks, chairman of the Balhousie Care Group and also the independence-supporting Business for Scotland organisation, argued that the CBI had taken the step without consulting its members. He said: “It is abundantly clear that the CBI is not …

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