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Entries now open for the 2015 Scottish Enduro Series

In 2014 there was just short of 2000 different participants who came along to experience the very best of Scottish riding – natural trails, rocks, roots, muddy trails, ruts, chutes and even some infamous Scottish Dust. Frazer from SES had this to say …

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Supreme Court issues decision on Scottish prisone…

The case was raised in 2013 by Scottish prisoners who wanted to have the right to vote in the Scottish Referendum, but an application for judicial review in December last year at the Court of Session was refused. Despite the consitutional significance …

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Almost 200 wind farm applications submitted to Scottish councils

Wind farm companies have submitted planning bids for nearly 200 major developments over the last 18 months, new figures have revealed. Freedom of Information statistics show the level of application for wind farms of more than three turbines – with …

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Scottish artists to adorn major London railway station

They will also join the existing 1984 mosaics by Scottish artist, Sir Eduardo Paolozzi. Gordon, who like Wright attended the Glasgow School of Art, said: "The work will draw upon the history of the Soho area, where I spent a lot of time in the 1980s …

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Video: Scottish 'dancing goalkeeper' Sean Murdoch delights girlfriend with …

SEAN, 28, melted the hearts of shoppers in Manhattan when he joined six dancers to ask Charissa Ferguson to marry him. Share; Share; Tweet; +1; Email. Video loading. IT'S quite an achievement to be able to bring New York's Times Square to a standstill.

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London Scottish 17 Worcester Warriors 34: Dean Ryan believes play-offs are all …

Warriors saw off a resilient London Scottish side 34-17 at the Athletic Ground to stretch their winning run to 14 games and leapfrog Bristol at the league's summit. But Ryan is well aware that the season will come down to the play-off games in May. He …

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Nearly half of Scottish teens binge drink by age 14

Those aged 13 when first interviewed were asked what their favourite alcohol brand was and while most Polish (86%) and German (66%) named a beer, more than half Scottish and Italian kids named a spirit. The top 10 Scottish brands were: WKD vodka, …

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One square mile…900 years of Scottish history!

From the Mercat Cross in Dunfermline's High Street, walkers will be led through parts of the ancient capital's heritage quarter, which encompasses within its square mile 900 years of Scottish history, on a pilgrimage to the cottage birthplace of the US …

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Scottish theatres should follow Aberdeen with autism-friendly pantos

Scottish theatres should follow Aberdeen with autism-friendly pantos. Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) · Share on Facebook (Opens in new window) · Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window). Aberdeen Donside MSP Mark McDonald …

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Scottish SPCA called to rescue injured parrot.. only to discover it was …

THE Scottish SPCA was called out to rescue an injured parrot in Aberdeen – only to discover it was a Christmas hat. Scotland's animal welfare charity was alerted on Friday after a lady spotted what looked like a parrot lying in the middle of the road …

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Somers: there is an anti-Rangers feeling pervading Scottish football

With the Scottish Football Association issuing notices of complaint to Rangers and Newcastle United owner Ashley for allegedly breaching dual ownership rules, Somers even suggested the "anti-Rangers" sentiments reached the upper levels of the football …

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Scottish bishop condemns 'culture of death' after midwives ruling

The Bishop of Paisley has said that a “culture of death” in Scotland is oppressing basic human freedoms after two midwives lost their Supreme Court case regarding the right not to be involved with abortion procedures. Following the Supreme Court's …

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Scottish Poetry Library extends fundraising drive, engages …

As already noted in Teleread, the Scottish Poetry Library (SPL) has launched a fundraising drive to provide the remaining tranche of funds needed to suppor. … More on TechnologyTell: Gadget News | Apple News …

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Scottish Water pipes up with winter code to tackle big freeze misery

SCOTTISH Water is reminding businesses and householders to follow its simple winter code to protect their pipes and keep the water cycle running smoothly during cold weather. With overnight temperatures dropping below freezing in some parts of the …

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Football: Ally McCoist quits his post at Scottish club Rangers

Football: Ally McCoist quits his post at Scottish club Rangers. By The Sentinel | Posted: December 21, 2014. Ally McCoist Rangers. TIME TO GO: Ally McCoist acknowledges the fans during yesterday's game against Livingston, but has now quit his post.

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Labour Fail To Progress Food Bank Motion – Scottish …

Monday 22 December, 2014. Scottish Statesman Pro-Independence News · News · Comment · Politics · Indy · Economy & Finance · Health & Edu … In Scotland alone, 51,647 people received a minimum three-day supply of food from a Trussell Trust food bank in the six months to September this year, an increase of an […]

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Entries open for Scottish Press Awards

The awards, organised by the Scottish Newspaper Society, feature 21 categories including Front Page of the Year, Scoop of the Year and Newspaper of the Year. The awards also showcase the best of Scottish press photography with prizes for Sports …

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Blow for Jim Murphy as first Scottish poll following his …

The next big Scottish polling news will be the promised Lord Ashcroft single seats surveys with their two-stage voting question that asks voters to focus on the constituency and the candidates who might stand. Will incumbency …

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Scottish orphans used in 'military experiments'

The Best in uncensored news, information, and analysis. … The man, now in his 50s, has been advised by lawyers to conceal his identity for his own safety until his full submission can be lodged at the inquiry announced by Scottish Education Secretary Angela Constance. However, he was willing to divulge some of his intended […]

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Scottish League Two round up: Queen's Park draw while Clyde get first win in …

Queen's Park star Ciaran McElroy reckons this dull draw was a poor way to end their 13-month stay at Airdrie's Excelsior Stadium. Queen's flitted to the Excelsior while the National Stadium was out of commission due to the Commonwealth Games.

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Golf: Scottish trio secure LET cards

THE healthy state of Scottish women's golf has been highlighted by three players – Kelsey Macdonald, Heather MacRae and Laura Murray – passing the European Ladies Tour Qualifying School test in Morocco, increasing the tartan contingent on the circuit …

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Scottish Building Federation in skills funding call

Scottish construction firms have called for increased funding to help recruit and train more apprentices. The Scottish Building Federation (SBF) said employers had highlighted critical skills shortages in a number of key trades and managerial positions.

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Oil rout would have wrecked an independent Scotland's finances

The OBR projections, which take into account a dramatically lower oil price than the one used in Scottish government forecasts, highlight how the nation could have been saved from a crisis in its public finances by voting No in the referendum.

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Scottish Power spends £90m upgrading network for increased demand

Scottish Power says it has fully prepared the electricity network for increased demand over the Christmas holidays. The company has spent £90m preparing the grid for winter weather, up £5m from last year. Helicopter trips will be made regularly over …

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How your annual tax summary aims to make you a welfare …

Friday 19 December, 2014. Scottish Statesman Pro-Independence News …. Receive our e-newsletter. Sign up to the Scottish Statesman Email Newsletter and get the latest news and articles delivered direct to your inbox.

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Scottish Moulin Rouge dancer reveals tough routine in Paris and why …

SCOT Sarah Heron, 33, is one of three principal dancers entertaining under a creaky red windmill at the Moulin Rouge in Paris. Share; Share; Tweet; +1; Email. Sarah is now one of the principal dancers at the world-famous Moulin Rouge. THE most famous …

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VIDEO: Scottish goalkeeper proposes to girlfriend with surprise New York …

Former Hibs and Dunfermline goalkeeper Sean Murdoch used a flashmob to propose to his girlfriend in New York's Times Square. Murdoch joined six dancers at the iconic venue to ask his Oban-born partner Charissa Ferguson to marry him.

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Scottish QC says Lockerbie chat with FBI 'very useful'

Lord Advocate Frank Mulholland QC said he was optimistic that there would be "progress" in the inquiry over the 1988 bombing of Pan Am flight 103, which crashed on Scottish soil, after his discussions with FBI director James Comey on Friday. Mulholland …

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Scottish Labour leader criticised over proposal to end football alcohol ban

Lily Greenan, chief executive of Scottish Women's Aid, said: “I don't know where Jim Murphy is coming from and I'd like to know on what basis he thinks this is a practical or useful thing to do. Unless there is hard data to show that it is not making …

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A spot of all things Scottish

Thanks to a grant of £5,000 from Food For Thought Education Fund, they have been working in partnership with The Hub at Woodhill Evangelical Church preparing different Scottish recipes. They also enjoyed a family ceilidh with music provided by …

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Scottish Premiership: Ali Crawford insists Hamilton must not look too far ahead

The Accies are now just five points behind Scottish Premiership leaders Celtic after back-to-back wins over Dundee and the Staggies following their 3-0 defeat at Aberdeen earlier this month. "I don't think anyone expected it, especially after getting …

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Scottish Premiership: Allan Johnston waiting on Darryl Westlake news for …

Kilmarnock boss Allan Johnston is keeping his fingers crossed that the injury suffered by Darryl Westlake at Aberdeen on Saturday is not serious. The defender was carried off in the 43rd minute at Pittodrie following a challenge by David Goodwillie.

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Tories unveil further unfair immigration plans

The SNP is today restating its call for powers over immigration to be transferred to Scotland – after reports of further deeply unfair immigration policies being proposed by Home Secretary Theresa May which could seriously damage the Scottish economy.

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Scottish League One round up: Stranraer go top, Forfar draw and Morton lose …

Jubilant boss Stephen Aitken hailed his Stranraer heroes as they secured their first ever league victory at East End Park to hit top spot. Skipper Frank McKeown's second-half strike earned the points and piled the misery on new Pars boss John Potter.

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WATCH: Scottish goalie joins flashmob to propose to girlfriend in New York

A SCOTTISH goalkeeper stunned his partner and passers-by by proposing with a flashmob in New York's Times Square. Ex-Hibs and Dunfermline goalie Sean Murdoch joined six dancers in the Big Apple to ask Charissa Ferguson to marry and his video has …

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