Tag: Scotland

  • Electric vehicle charge point training course launched in Scotland

    SCOTTISH trade association SELECT has responded to the demand for electric vehicle charge points with a new installation training course. The one-day module can be delivered in situs slot gacor person or online and aims to ensure that electric vehicle (EV) technology is installed safely and competently by a qualified electrician. It has been accredited by the Scottish…

  • 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…

  • Wind farm off coast of Scotland completes Site Investigation

    A WIND FARM located on the northeast coast of Scotland, has completed its offshore site investigations. Developer of a 1GW floating offshore wind farm, Buchan Offshore Wind, had the objective to identify and quantify geotechnical and environmental characteristics of both the development site and the export cable route. This information will now be assessed and…

  • Scotland Loves Local Gift Card nears £15 million milestone as it unveils festive campaign

    The Scotland Loves Local Gift Card has offered up the chance for one lucky Scot to land £1,000 to spend in the run up to Christmas. The Win Your Dream Christmas campaign was launched as the initiative nears a milestone of £15 million loaded onto the cards, with over £640,000 of cards sold in 2023…

  • Scotland lights up green in support of the NSPCC this Christmas

    SCOTTISH landmarks are set to light up green on the longest night of the year in support of the NSPCC as the charity hosts a Walk for Children. The illuminated spectacle is in support of the children’s charity and the help it provides young people in their darkest hours. Landmarks including the Falkirk Wheel, Glasgow…

  • Scotland takes feminist approach to international relations

    SCOTLAND has become the first nation in the UK to adopt a feminist approach to its international relations. The publication of a new paper today by Europe and International Development Minister Christina McKelvie, ‘Taking a Feminist Approach to International Relations’ (FAIR), sets out the Scottish Government’s commitment to the cause. The aim of FAIR is…

  • Expert appointed to help create financial inclusion in Scotland

    A SCOTS finance company has appointed a new expert to drive forward its strategy and improve affordable access to financial services. The former CEO of Scotcash, Sharon MacPherson, has joined Financial Inclusion for Scotland, which aims to tackle financial exclusion, in a new leadership role. Founded by Social Investment Scotland (SIS), the group is formed…

  • Majority of LGBTQ+ youth feel out of place in rural Scotland

    Alarming report highlights challenges faced by rural LGBTQ+ youth MORE THAN six in 10 (61%) of rurally based LGBTQ+ young people in Scotland feel that their local area is not a welcoming place, according to a new report. The damning figure has emerged as the largest ever piece of research involving LGBTQ+ young people in…

  • 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…

  • Manchester courier company expands into Scotland

    MANCHESTER-BASED courier company, Speed Couriers, is expanding into Scotland with its purchase of Caledonian Couriers of Glasgow, in a private deal for an undisclosed sum. The Manchester courier company is the largest independent same-day and medical courier company in the North West of the UK. Speed Couriers also operates in Leeds and West Yorkshire. Caledonian…