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Girls' Football Festival a success in Kirkintilloch

Two Scottish Internationalists, Emily Thomson and Sarah Crilly of Glasgow City FC, were on hand on the day to help out and offer assistance and feedback to the girls. This was though the highly successful Role Models programme implemented by the …

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Scottish Bakers launches new export help group

The association will contribute £15,000 a year for the next five years in partnership with the Scottish Government, SDi and other Scottish food and drink associations. The investment will facilitate the recruitment of key in-market specialists. The …

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Scottish Slimmers Slimmer of the Year 2014: Four of award-winning class …

As an award-winning Scottish Slimmers class manager for more than 14 years she is used to helping people shed excess pounds. And she will be at the Westerwood Hotel in Cumbernauld on Sunday to support four of her members who have got through to …

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Top ten Scottish firths

5 Pentland Firth: Large body of water that separates Orkney from the north coast of the Scottish mainland. 6 Solway Firth: It separates Scotland and England, with Dumfries and Galloway to the north and Cumbria to the south. 7 Firth of Tay: It empties …

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Scottish Labour hustings: leadership hopefuls make their pitch to Dundee

“I want to create a Scottish Labour party that is as passionate about eradicating poverty as the SNP are about independence. “Now that issue has been settled we have time to focus on real life. “Dundee and Glasgow are the two big cities that voted Yes …

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David Hamilton and team at Meldrum are Scottish Dairy Farm of the Year

The Scottish Dairy Farm of the Year title was won by David Hamilton and his team at Meldrum, Blairdrummond. Judge Gregor Colquhoun — of the team at Denoldrum Farm, Inverbervie, which has taken the title twice in the past — said the cow comfort at …

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A triumphant Sturgeon is named our Scottish Politician of the Year

"We have also made clear our belief that it's now time for the Scottish Parliament to take on much greater powers and much greater responsibilities. "We have not been too prescriptive but we believe, as a general principle, that Holyrood should raise …

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Neil Lennon claims Scottish press 'hid behind' excuses over sectarian abuse

Former Celtic manager Neil Lennon has hit out at the Scottish press over their lack of coverage of 'sectarian' abuse aimed at the Northern Irishman and claimed that 'they didn't want to admit it' rather saying he 'brought in on' himself. In an …

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Alex Salmond donates pension to children's charity …

Outgoing First Minister and Aberdeenshire East MSP, Alex Salmond, has announced that his First Ministerial pension will be paid to the charitable trust established by him to assist good causes in the North-east of Scotland. The pension – worth £42,501 a year – will be paid to the Mary … About the Author. Scottish Statesman […]

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Scotland v England friendly given highest UEFA security rating

Scottish Statesman Pro-Independence News. News · Comment · Politics · Indy · Economy & Finance · Health & Edu · Environment · Arts & Ents … Tuesday evening's friendly between Scotland and England has been graded a high security risk by UEFA after Police Scotland received intelligence that 'pre-planned holliganism' is set to take place […]

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Scottish House Prices Surge 15% After Independence Referendum

Scottish house prices surged 15% in September year-on-year after the country voted against independence that month. According to a house price index from LSL Property Services/Acadata, September showed the strongest rise since 2007, after transaction …

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'Biggest Scottish match of the year'

"It's a huge game in Scottish football," said Neilson. "It's probably the biggest one so far this year, even taking the Premiership into account. "It's two teams at the top of the league fighting for the title, so it's going to be a great atmosphere in …

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School of Football yielding results in East Region

Gavin Beith, player and coach development officer for the Scottish FA in the East Region said: “The main aim of the project is simply person first, player second. So we are looking to make the boys and girls better people as opposed to better players …

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Scottish Premiership – Scott Brown signs new deal with Celtic

Scottish Premiership – Scott Brown signs new deal with Celtic. Celtic captain Scott Brown has signed a new contract with the Scottish champions that will commit him to the club until the summer of 2018, the Parkhead club have announced. 3 hours ago PA …

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Switch to fast lane of internet, Scottish firms told

BUSINESSES in Scotland are risking cutting themselves off from the online world by failing to upgrade to the latest version of internet addressing technology, an expert has warned. Neil Anderson, security director at networking consultancy Farrpoint …

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Profit warning from Scottish Gas owner

Scottish Gas owner Centrica yesterday warned profits will be lower than expected after the mild autumn saved households on average about £100 on their bills. The group said warmer temperatures compared with 2013 meant average residential gas …

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Sturgeon set to sack minister | Scotland | News | Daily Express

He has fallen out with various groups and organisations, including the judiciary, especially over his determination to abolish the centuries-old corroboration rule, one of the cornerstones of Scottish criminal law. Mr MacAskill …

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Scottish aristocrat facing jail time | Scotland | News | Daily …

A SELF-styled 'Scottish aristocrat' is facing nearly two years in an American jail after claiming state benefits while living in luxury.

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Bo'ness High pupils make first step on coaching ladder

Nicole Anderson, PE Teacher at Bo'ness High School said: "Our pupils thoroughly enjoyed the Scottish FA Early Touches course delivered by Aidan. They have gained the necessary basic skills in order to progress them through their coaching career.

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Sturgeon sworn in as First Minister

She is due to take First Minister's Questions at the Scottish Parliament for the first time in her new role this afternoon. Ms Sturgeon succeeds Alex Salmond, who announced he would step down after a majority of voters rejected independence in …

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Scottish Premiership: Celtic captain Scott Brown signs a new deal

Scottish Premiership: Celtic captain Scott Brown signs a new deal. Last Updated: 20/11/14 9:50pm. 0. Scott Brown: Celtic skipper has signed a new contractn. Celtic have announced captain Scott Brown has signed a new contract with the Scottish champions.

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Retailers under weather, latest Scottish Retail Consortium-KPMG monthly survey …

The latest Scottish Retail Consortium-KPMG monthly survey shows that total retail sales fell 1.2% in Scotland in October when compared to a year ago. The non-food category did relatively well, with a flat performance year-on-year, but the overall …

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Murderer paedophiles sue ministers over hurt feelings

Two paedophiles who murdered a woman are suing Scottish ministers over lack of contact in jail and for £35,000 compensation each over "hurt feelings". William Lauchlan and Charles O'Neill killed Allison McGarrigle after she planned to reveal their sex …

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New reports released on Knapdale Scottish Beaver Trial

The studies will help the Scottish government in considering any future reintroductions of the animals. The first Norwegian beavers were released in Knapdale in 2009 after six months of quarantine at the Highland Wildlife Park near Aviemore. The …

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Nicola Sturgeon in 'open' offer to rivals

She said work was under way to improve decision-making at the Scottish Medicine Consortium, which looks at the use of drugs in the NHS, as well as health boards. Again appealing for consensus, the first minister, added: "On this issue, possibly above …

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Scottish Cup takes centre stage for Bellshill and Thorniewood

It's Scottish Cup time for Bellshill Athletic and Thorniewood United on Saturday with both sides facing home ties against East Region opposition. Thorniewood take on Broughty Athletic at Robertson Park while Bellshill entertain Dundee side Downfield at …

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Snooker: Robert Carlisle top of the Scottish rankings

Edinburgh's Robert Carlisle won the battle for top spot in the Scottish amateur snooker rankings when he defeated team-mate Lee Mein in the final of Main Tour Event 2 at Locarno Snooker Club. After the first four frames were shared, Carlisle edged in …

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Saltire Literary Awards honor Scotland's best books of 2014 …

The Saltire Society, leading independent promoter of Scottish learning and culture, has just announced the results of its 2014 Saltire Literary Awards, "wi. … PUBLISHING. More on TechnologyTell: Gadget News | Apple News …

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'Bring your A game', manager McLeish tells Musselburgh Athletic ahead of …

STEVIE McLeish has told his Musselburgh Athletic team to bring their “A game” on Saturday to avoid a Scottish Junior Cup shock. Stevie McLeish. Musselburgh welcome Luncarty to Olive Bank knowing a win will see them progress to the fourth round of the …

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Johansen: Celtic improving

Select your team… Scottish Football · Aberdeen · Celtic · Dundee · Dundee U · Hamilton · Inverness · Kilmarnck · Motherwell · Partick · Ross Co · St J'stone · St Mirren · Dunf'mline · Falkirk · Hearts · Rangers · Barclays Prem · Arsenal · A Villa …

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Holstein chairman quits in vote upheaval

The club's vice-chairman, Brian Yates of East Logan Farm, Castle-Douglas, told The Scottish Farmer: "I am aware of a split in the membership over what happened at the agm but I am neutral to what happened and have no comment to make at this stage.".

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Transfer news: English and Scottish clubs chasing Derry City's Stephen Dooley

Dooley is available on a free transfer in January and the news has alerted his suitors who are keen to lure him away from the Brandywell. The likes of Chesterfield, Accrington Stanley and Scottish Premiership side Partick Thistle are all thought to be …

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Scottish fact of the day: Pantile roofing

Culross Abbey had, since the early 15th century, been involved with both industries, but it was Sir George Bruce – who expanded both industries after the Scottish Reformation – who was ultimately responsible for both industries taking off. Sir George …

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Be vigilant against bird flu

"Although avian influenza has been confirmed in England only, I urge Scottish poultry producers to stay vigilant for any signs of disease – and my officials have this afternoon updated industry representatives and other key stakeholders with the latest …

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Torcuil Crichton: Scottish Labour would be right to make decision on Trident a …

Katy Clark, the Scottish deputy leader candidate, isn't. Cathy Jamieson would presumably have to give up a ministerial post or vote against her principles. Under new Scots leadership, Labour might recover from wipe-out poll figures and get a hearing …

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