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Green Investment Bank to fund biomass project at Scottish whisky distillery

Rob Cormie, group operations director at UK Green Investment Bank, said, “I am very pleased that we have been able to make another investment at a Scottish distillery, just a few weeks after we announced that we were making £5 million available to fund …

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Scottish women won't be silenced in the referendum debate

Scottish women won't be silenced in the referendum debate. Kate Higgins. Both camps in Scotland's fight for independence have finally woken up to what we knew all along: women's votes will be key. Referendum on Scottish independence. 'Women have …

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Scotland's GDP per head £2,300 higher than UK as whole …

Party says new analysis of OECD figures show an independent Scotland would be 14th richest country in the economic bloc. … UK news · Scotland · Business · Economic growth (GDP) ·; Economics ·; OECD ·; Global economy.

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Collier progresses at Scottish Amateur Championship

The 21-year-old, a goalkeeper with East Fife until hanging up his gloves after being diagnosed with diabetes, squeezed through at the 19th against Scott Graham (Arbroath Artisans) on his debut in the Scottish Golf Union's flagship event. Collier, who …

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Czech out Prague, sample seafood in Sweden, and paddle the Scottish …

Get me out of here. Now… Paddle the Scottish Highlands. On 8 August, Wilderness Scotland are offering the chance to explore Scotland's whisky region by canoe, paddling the length of the River Spey. The deal costs £795pp, with four nights' half-board, …

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Clegg joy as her English guide wins Scottish gold

SPRINTER Libby Clegg has spoken of her delight at learning her running partner has been awarded a gold medal after their para-sports victory. It was expected that guide Mikail Huggins – who acts as her eyes and speaks to her during the race – would not …

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Search is on for family of love-struck Scottish woman who stitched poem into …

Search is on for family of love-struck Scottish woman who stitched poem into World War One soldier's kilt. Jul 30, 2014 00:01; By Scotland Now. HISTORIAN Helen Paul, of Southampton University, discovered the note as she removed packing stitches from …

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Scottish Independence: 700000 to Leave if Union is Broken

"This poll is a blow to [Scottish National Party (SNP)] Alex Salmond's faltering campaign and makes clear that the momentum is with those of us saying no thanks to separation," said Better Together campaign director Blair McDougall. "The closer we get …

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85% of Scottish firms haven't planned for Yes vote

Scottish first minister Alex Salmond will be hoping the businesses' guesses are wrong. Credit: PA. More than eight out of ten businesses in Scotland do not yet have plans in place to deal with the result of the referendum if the country votes for …

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Actual Vampire Hunt In Scotland In the 50's Inspires Graphic …

Home » Comics » Actual Vampire Hunt In Scotland In the 50′s Inspires Graphic Novel – Talking With Children's Vampire Hunting Brigade At San Diego Comic Con …. Disclaimer: This site is full of news, gossip and rumour.

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Scotland's medal haul gets even bigger | UK | News | Daily …

SCOTLAND'S medal avalanche showed no sign of stopping last night with more record-breaking performances at the Games.

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Dairy farmers! Help wanted.

"At present, there is no information on the intentions of dairy farmers across Scotland regarding their place in the industry, therefore it would be interesting to find out the policy and drivers which affect the decision making on Scottish dairy …

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Argyll News: Scottish Water to invest £1.2m to counter …

Scottish Water's customers in Helensburgh are set to benefit from a £1.2m investment in environmental improvement work on East King Street. A number of customers there experienced repeated internal flooding and, as part …

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AXA's Scottish branch completes management team

Karen Donald has been appointed underwriting manager, Scotland. Donald has 26 years' experience in the Scottish market having worked at Zurich, Chubb and most recently, Mitsui Sumitomo where she was branch underwriting manager. Donald has …

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Scottish Premiership – Pukki urges Forster to stay

Teemu Pukki struck twice against KR Reykjavik at the BT Murrayfield Stadium to take Celtic one step closer to the Champions League group stages and is hoping Southampton target Fraser Forster remains at Parkhead to enjoy it with him. 23 July 2014 09:11 …

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Hearts drawn to face Livingston

The winner of Rangers' home first-round tie against Hibernian will host Clyde while Falkirk will visit either Dunfermline or Raith Rovers. Brora Rangers, who stunned Stenhousemuir in round one, will entertain East Fife. Peterhead visit Brechin City …

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Argyll News: Argyll pipe bands at the Scottish … – For Argyll

The fourth major pipe band championship of the year, the Scottish, took place on Saturday 26th July at Levengrove Park in Dumbarton. The coaches ferrying in the bands and the crowds could be seen from the passing …

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Three debuts up for Scottish crime prize

The shortlist for the third annual Deanston Scottish Crime Book of the Year features three debut novels. Neil Broadfast's Falling Fast (Saraband), about a story-hungry journalist investigating the secrets of Edinburgh's political culture, is up against …

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Derry man accused of Scottish nightclub attack that left victim with serious …

A man from Londonderry is accused of a late night attack outside a Scottish nightclub that left the victim with serious head injuries. Also in this Section. Man charged with nightclub assault · Unionist mayor defiant over attacks · Services to mark war …

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Scottish artist unveils artwork at her wedding

An Aberdeen artist has revealed her most personal and secretive artwork – at her own wedding. And her new husband Gareth Williams saw the finished portrait, of himself and his wife Nicole Porter, for the first time yesterday. The couple were married in …

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Glasgow 2014: Tiny town at heart of Scottish wrestling supplies more Games …

Glasgow 2014: Tiny town at heart of Scottish wrestling supplies more Games wrestlers than many Commonwealth nations. Jul 29, 2014 16:35; By Dailyrecord.co.uk; 0 Comments. THE town of Tullibody in Clackmannanshire, with a population of less the …

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Scottish Open raises more than £70000 for children's charity

Fundraising efforts during the Scottish Open have resulted in more than £70,000 being raised to help sick children across the north-east. The generosity of golfing stars, local businesses and the public during the prestigious golf tournament at Royal …

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New figures reveal sustained growth in Scottish property market

The Scottish property market has shown sustained growth over the last year, according to new figures. Registers of Scotland have revealed that the number of residential properties sold in Scotland in the first quarter was up 22.4% compared to the same …

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Lab Members in the News…Rachel Chavkin | Soho Rep.

2010/2011 Writer/Direct Lab alum Rachel Chavkin, along with her company the TEAM, is currently working in collaboration with the National Theatre of Scotland on The Scottish Enlightenment Project. New-Picture-2. Rachel …

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Scottish Independence Would Trigger Economic Crisis Worse Than Banking …

Danny Alexander, the Lib Dem chief secretary to the treasury who is himself Scottish, warned Scots that is they voted for independence and were worried about the impact of the Coalition government's austerity cuts, "You ain't seen nothing yet". He …

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Surgeons remove sex toy from woman's body after ten years

If you've got questions, spotted an inaccuracy or just want to share some ideas about our news service, please email us on web@stv.tv. Download: The STV News app is Scotland's favourite and is available for iPhone from …

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Scottish hip-hop Stanley Odd added to Malawi Lake of Stars …

Will Jameson, founder of LOS, revealed the news a day after the group's performance with Malawian artists Tay Grin, Mafilika and The Very Best at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games Festival in Scotland over the weekend.

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Scottish Premiership: The SFA is investigating the costs of introducing …

The head of the Scottish Football Association referees will investigate the costs of introducing vanishing spray to help senior referees in Scotland. Officials have been gearing up for the new campaign by going through intense physical and mental …

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East Fife Youth Academy achieve Legacy Level

Lorna McAuley, Head of East Fife Youth Academy, said: "When I became head of the academy, we looked at the Scottish FA Quality Mark criteria and it was evident we were ready to move up to the next level. We decided that the club had it in our capacity …

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Two pups named after Scottish Commonwealth athletes seeking new homes

Two abandoned Cocker Spaniel puppies named after gold-medal winning Commonwealth Games cyclists are up for adoption. The stray dogs at Battersea's Old Windsor Dogs and Cats Home were named after Aberdeen cyclist Neil Fachie and his pilot Craig …

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Food for Thought: Scottish independence?

An educational charity called WORLDwrite contacted Lib Dem Voice recently with a link to their programme below. This was made by WORLDbytes, which is a “unique online Citizen TV channel set up and run by the education charity WORLDwrite. Dedicated …

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Scottish FA to host International C-Licence Course

Scottish FA Coach Education has long been regarded as a benchmark for coaching excellence and in recent years we have been inundated with requests from Scottish and foreign coaches living abroad wanting to continue their education. The difficulty has …

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Euro Crime: Awards News: Scottish Crime Book of the Year …

SHORTLIST ANNOUNCEMENT: THE DEANSTON SCOTTISH CRIME BOOK OF THE YEAR Bloody Scotland Crime Writing Festival and the Deanston Distillery are delighted to announce the shortlist for the third annual …

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Accommodation provider Snoozebox in boost from major Scottish events

Accommodation provider Snoozebox in boost from major Scottish events. Jul 29, 2014 12:17; By Dailyrecord.co.uk; 0 Comments. TEMPORARY accommodation provider eyes sales lift in wake of ommonwealth Games, Edinburgh's Fringe Festival and the …

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Is Standard Life preparing a new headquarters outside Scotland?

Standard Life dealt a blow to the SNP leader Alex Salmond in February when it became the first big Scottish business to publicly warn that separation from the UK would damage its business. David Nish, chief executive of Standard Life, said the company …

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