Tag: centre

  • Garden centre hosts free gardening workshops on growing potatoes

    GARDEN centre retailer Dobbies is encouraging gardeners of all abilities and ages to give growing their own spuds a go this year at its free in-store workshops on potatoes. Potatoes are the most important food crop globally after rice, wheat and corn, and have been named by YouGov as the most popular vegetable at the…

  • Planning approval granted for student accommodation in Glasgow city centre

    PROPOSALS for new student accommodation in the heart of Glasgow have been given the go-ahead by Glasgow City Council. Developer Artisan Real Estate, together with Homes for Students, the UK’s largest independent student management company, will take forward proposals for 321 self-contained studio apartments. The properties would be situated at 292-298 St Vincent Street, and…

  • Scots locals slam shopping centre over “shocking” and “pointless” nativity scene

    SCOTS locals have been left disappointed by a “shocking” and “pointless” Christmas nativity scene set up in the town’s shopping centre. The Kingdom Centre in Glenrothes, Fife has set up a festive display in one of their windows depicting the traditional scene of the birth of the baby Jesus. However, many people have been left…

  • Heartwarming moment elderly Scots couple dance to Christmas carols in Glasgow shopping centre

    THIS is the heartwarming moment an elderly Scots couple danced to Christmas carollers in a Glasgow shopping centre. Shoppers at Braehead Shopping Centre were left beaming at loved-up Patrcia and John on Tuesday, who showed that they’ve still got the moves at 93 years old. The couple put on a skilful display of dancing to…

  • Scotland’s new reindeer centre opens in time for Christmas

    SCOTTISH county Caithness sees the successful opening the doors of its new reindeer centre in time for the holiday season. Lichen Caithness is home to Sven, Levvi and Mr Antlers, who are the UK’s most northerly reindeer. The animals are the stars of the centre’s daily reindeer experiences, which give visitors the chance to learn…

  • Aberdeen Science Centre explores maths in new exhibit

    ABERDEEN Science Centre is opening new a exhibit exploring the relationship between maths and motion as part of its latest theme.  Maths in Motion will see the introduction of new workshops and activities to the centre, running during weekends and school holidays from December 2023 to February 2024.   Aberdeen Science Centre received funding from Maths…

  • Loch Ness Centre celebrates 90th anniversary of first Nessie photo

    THIS NOVEMBER marks the 90th anniversary of the first ever piece of photographic evidence of the Loch Ness Monster.  Captured by Hugh Gray on November 12 1933, the blurry image sparked a frenzy across the world. To celebrate the anniversary, the newly imagined Loch Ness Centre is launching a ‘Meet the Eyewitness’ series. Famous spotters…

  • UK Science Minister opens new drug discovery research centre

    A UNIVERSITY of Dundee research centre working in drug discovery has been officially opened by the UK’s Science Minister. George Freeman MP visited the University’s Centre for Targeted Protein Degradation (CeTPD) on Thursday, a multi-million-pound facility part of its School of Life Sciences. Minister Freeman met with the academic leaders behind the research, which has been pioneered at Dundee…

  • Momentum builds for Kincardine Health Centre campaign

    A CAMPAIGN to reverse a decision to withdraw funding for a new health centre in Kincardine is gathering momentum after a public meeting secured the support of a leading MSP. The meeting was organised by Councillor Graeme Downie, Labour Councillor for West Fife & Coastal Villages. It also heard from Jackie Baillie MSP, Shadow Cabinet…

  • House-hunters left baffled by “equestrian centre” that features dance pole and massage table

    HOUSE-HUNTERS have been left baffled by an “equestrian centre” for sale – which features a slew of furniture and decor that have raised questions over its actual purpose. The 11-bedroom property in Thornton, Fife appears normal on the outside and boasts several facilities typical to a swanky home such as a jacuzzi, a kitchen with…