Tag: National

  • Historic mill visit led to £2.4m donation for National Trust for Scotland

    CONSERVATION charity the National Trust for Scotland has received a major gift of £2.4m from a donor after a visit to Barry Mill, Carnoustie.  The donor, from Fife, visited the historic B Listed mill earlier this year and was impressed by the recent restoration work already carried out to the structure of the mill. The…

  • Beaver release approved at new Cairngorms National Park sites

    NATURESCOT has approved a licence application from the Cairngorms National Park Authority to release up to six beaver families in the park. They will be released at agreed sites in the upper River Spey catchment. The decision will help increase the current range of beavers in Scotland, as set out as a priority in Scotland’s…

  • Assistant Curator appointed for National Gallery bicentenary project

    CURATOR and producer Laura McSorley has been appointed as one of four Assistant Curators to work on a commission by artist Jeremy Deller. McSorley has been appointed by the National Gallery to work on the commission by the Turner Prize-winning artist for it’s Bicentenary year The Triumph of Art, a UK-wide performance work, will mark…

  • Scots uni launches first national pain survey to support chronic pain community

    A SCOTS university claims that their new survey dedicated to the experience of those living with chronic pain has the potential to change their lives. The Alleviate Pain Data Hub, led by the University of Dundee, aims to direct pain research to best meet the needs of the chronic pain community through the UK National…

  • Scots restaurants dominate at National Chef of the Year competition

    SCOTS restaurants have wowed many after achieving first and second place in the National Chef of the Year competition. Chefs Alex Angelogiannis and Matthew Smith left many stunned after placing first and second place last month in the UK’s National Chef of the Year competition. Professor Dario Alessi & Shalini Padmanabhan. (C) Digital Blonde Ltd.…

  • Action for Children appoints National Director for Scotland

    A SCOTS charity has announced a new National Director who will be responsible for their current services across local authorities. Fiona Steel was named by Action for Children new National Director for Scotland and will look into intervening against child criminal exploitation and fostering in her role. She takes over from the previous Scotland national…

  • Tennis Scotland to host new national doubles championships

    TENNIS Scotland is hosting a prestigious new doubles competition, pitting professionals against junior, university, and club-level talent. The TS Open Tour National Doubles Championships will take place at Glasgow Club Scotstoun from 9-12 November. The competition will feature British number one women’s doubles player and Wimbledon quarter-finalist Maia Lumsden in partnership with fellow Scottish WTA player Ali Collins. The Championships…

  • Scottish National Investment Bank to help tackle harmful online content

    DIGITAL forensic experts Cyacomb has received a funding package totalling £3.8m, including £2.6m from the Scottish National Investment Bank. Based in Edinburgh, the firm uses cutting-edge technology to detect and block harmful online content. This funding will help to scale up operations. They have developed safeguarding software already being used by law enforcement agencies around…