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Highlands golf booming thanks to Scottish Open

“It would be wrong to say the Scottish Open put the Highlands on the golfing map but it certainly helped raise awareness of the courses in the area,” said Fraser Cromarty, the CEO at Nairn Golf Club and chairman of the Highland Golf Links partnership.

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Millionaire 'Scottish aristocrats' accused of collecting food stamps while …

A pair of self-proclaimed Scottish aristocrats accused of claiming $167,000 in welfare while living aboard a $1.2million yacht have told a court they are broke. Prosecutors claim Colin Chisholm III, 62, and his wife Lady Andrea, 54, ran a seven-year …

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Scotland's economy: glass half full or half empty? | North …

Responding to the latest Labour Market and GDP statistics Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) General Secretary Grahame Smith said: “These figures include some more positive news on the Scottish labour market but …

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Davie picks his Scottish Cup winners

Having said that, I thought Aberdeen would beat St Johnstone in the semi-final on Sunday. So that man Stevie May, who scored two goals at Ibrox, may have a bearing on the outcome of the game. They are two open teams and I am expecting a decent final.

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Scottish football: SPFL confirms start dates for next season's competitions

The first round of the Scottish Challenge Cup, won this year by Raith Rovers, will commence the weekend of July 26/27 with the Scottish League Cup, currently gracing Aberdeen's trophy room, starting seven days later. A full list of league fixtures …

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CSP delegates raise older people's care at Scottish TUC

She urged congress to campaign for more support for carers on flexible working, including a call on the Scottish TUC to develop guidance on good practice and lobbying the Scottish government on improving financial support for carers. Fiona MacKellar …

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Rare Scottish gold to be used for special award at Glasgow …

Glasgow 2014 organisers have announced that gold from the Kildonan Burn will be used to create a special design that will be attached to the David Dixon Award that will presented at this year's Commonwealth Games and …

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Mike Towell controversially wins Scottish belt and two British …

Scottish Fight News. Dedicated to Scottish boxing. Every story. Every Fight. Main Menu. Skip to content … The new Scottish light-middleweight champion from Dundee said: “This feels brilliant. I'm on top of the world. He had …

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Scottish Salmon Company Creates New Jobs in Stornoway …

SCOTLAND, UK – A leading Scottish salmon farming business is expanding with the creation of 40 new jobs in Stornoway and the Isle of Lewis, taking its workforce in the Hebrides to over 200, as demand for its high quality product rises in Europe, America and the Far East. … TheFishSite.com – news, features, articles […]

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Knox wraps up tidy score despite 'Scottish' conditions

RUSSELL KNOX again reminded organisers of the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open of his talent with an impressive two-under- par 69 on his debut in the RBC Heritage Classic in South Carolina. RUSSELL KNOX again reminded organisers of the …

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Scottish food blogger Julie Lin MacLeod to appear on MasterChef

A Glasgow food blogger will be bringing her blend of Malaysian/Scots cooking to the MasterChef kitchen. The 22-year-old from Kelvingrove is set to appear on the cookery show tonight (Thursday, April 17) after spending time in the kitchen from childhood.

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Free books for Scottish children named

The Scottish Book Trust has announced the books that will be distributed to children under its early years book-gifting programme for 2014. bookbug. Through the Bookbug programme, all children from birth to five receieve free books. The Trust's Bookbug …

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St Mirren manager Danny Lennon is a fan of the new Scottish Premiership play …

"It shows the fine lines in Scottish football between success and failure because, bizarrely enough, if we manage to have positive results between now and the end of the season, we could have our best finish since 1989. "That's how tight it is but we …

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MacLeod to captain Scotland

The capped fixture will see Calum MacLeod captain the Scottish side on cricket's hallowed turf where they will face two former Scotland internationals, Jamie Kerr and Gregor Maiden, who will be representing the MCC. … Our mobile service covers Ireland (inc. Leinster, Northern and North West), Scotland, The Netherlands and Jersey, and keeps you up […]

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Scottish Premier League Fixtures for Friday 18th April 2014 …

Scottish Premier League Fixtures for Friday 18th April 2014. Tagged with: fixtures Scottish Premier League. 20:45 Inverness C v … goalpost.tv is the foremost on Results , Fixtures and News. We recommend all kinds of …

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First tree under 'woodlot licence'

The Woodlot Licence was issued under the auspices of the Scottish Woodlot Association, which hopes in time that woodlot licence tenure will also become an important 'family forestry' model for a more diverse Scottish forestry sector. South of Scotland …

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Who has the advantage in the Scottish Premiership playoff battle?

Hibernian's 2-0 defeat to Aberdeen a fortnight ago brought to a close the Scottish Premiership's pre-split fixtures but opened up one of the most exciting run-ins the bottom of the table has seen in years. The introduction of a play-off spot and …

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Stewart Regan on the EURO 2020 bid, Grassroots and Performance

Facilities are a key area of the Scottish FA's strategic plan, Scotland United: A 2020 Vision, and in total, £2.25m of CashBack money will be used by the governing body to improve provision in equity, women's football, facilities and the Schools of …

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NEWS: Scottish Opera take Madama Butterfly on the road …

Scottish Opera brings one of the world's most popular operas to Scotland this May as Puccini's Madama Butterfly opens in Edinburgh before going on to…

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Scottish estates boosted income – Shooting UK

The findings were published in their Scottish Estate Benchmarking Survey for 2013, the results of which showed a 33 per cent increase in average gross income across all estates. Costs have also increased, but … Latest news …

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Scottish independence poll puts No campaign 12 points …

Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond speaks at the SNP spring conference last weekend in Aberdeen. Photograph: Getty Images. Judging by the more excited.. • Politics • One News Page: Wednesday, 16 April 2014.

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Camelon have one foot in the Scottish Junior Cup final after edging out Glenafton

Despite losing an early goal at a packed Carmuirs Park, Camelon Juniors hit back to take a one goal advantage for the second leg of the Scottish Junior Cup semi-final at Loch Park on Easter Sunday. Teeming rain and a stiff wind greeted the two sides as …

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Scottish firm relocates silo in expansion drive

Scottish manufacturer Brownings the Bakers is relocating its flour silo as part of a £1.3m expansion plan. Starting today (17 April 2014), the 30ft silo will be moved to the bakery's new production plant next door to its current site at Bonnyton …

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Humza Yousaf: In run up to Scottish independence referendum SNP are still …

On that note, Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced that the Scottish Government will provide an additional £1million of funding over the next two years to support the efforts of those working so hard to combat the scandal of food poverty in …

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Highlands & Islands Food & Drink Awards – Scotland Food …

In addition to title sponsor Gordon & MacPhail, sponsors this year include Bank of Scotland, Cairngorms National Park Authority, Ecosse Professional Services Ltd, JBT Distribution & Parcelinq, Johnston Carmichael, Norbert Dentressangle, North Highland Initiative, Scotland Food & Drink, TIO Ltd, Think Local, University of Aberdeen Rowett Institute of Nutrition and Health. The media sponsor is […]

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Loch Duart Begins Frozen Sales Direct To Homes …

Scottish salmon farmer Loch Duart has announced it will begin selling frozen product direct and online to home buyers. Date: Wed, 16 Apr 2014. Source: The Undercurrent News. Loch Duart joins the growing number of specialty food producers which are providing customers with the ability to purchase direct, said the company. “We simply don't have […]

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Sodexo Reveal Recession Busting Growth for Scotland …

The global catering giant responsible for fuelling the heroes of the Tour de France and Formula 1 has revealed record-busting Scottish sales thanks to a return in large party bookings.

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Scotland In A Glass – Scotland Food and Drink

A hand-crafted gin, infused with Scottish thistle and heather is set to get Scotland in the spirit this summer as the country welcomes the world for Homecoming 2014, the Commonwealth Games and the Ryder Cup. Created by one of Scotland's newest (and currently smallest) distilleries – Strathearn Distillery – the new … + Scotland Food […]

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Scottish referendum will be the biggest political betting event of 2014

According to Mike Smithson of the blog Political Betting, the Scottish Independence referendum is on its way to becoming “the biggest political betting event outside the general election and the White House race.” Using data from Betfair – an online …

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Argyll News: Scottish Government gives £10k to Western …

The First World War commemorations on the Western Isles, led by the Gaelic Arts Agency, have today been given £10,000 by the Scottish Government. The Gaelic Arts Agency is to mark the significant contribution the people …

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Judges ditch wigs and gowns for Scottish civil appeals

Judges will no longer wear formal wigs and gowns when hearing civil appeals at one of Scotland's highest courts from next week. Scotland's most senior judge Lord Gill, said it "made sense" to dispense with the garments in certain cases. From 22 April …

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Who has the edge in the Scottish Premiership race for Europe?

Fourth place may also get a European spot, depending on events in the Scottish Cup. Dundee United and St Johnstone are both in contention for the competition, as well as for league positions. If the former win the Cup and finish in the top three …

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Scottish house prices up for sixth month in a row

Gordon Fowlis, from Your Move estate agencies, part of LSL, said: “Help to Buy has been the spark driving the engine of recovery for the Scottish housing market. “With sustained growth taking hold, there are now signs that the independence debate is …

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Marc Waddington: Independence is ok…if you can stand on your own two feet

The fact that the Scottish National Party would want to keep the pound yet have an independent sovereign state reminds me of my teenage self, but also reminds me of the debate raging over council funding under the current government. At once, the …

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Scottish government announces £4m extra funding for green energy scheme

The Scottish government has announced £4m of extra funding for a scheme which helps Scottish households generate their own green energy. The Home Renewables Loan Scheme gives people access to interest free loans of up to £10,000 for a range of …

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