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BBC documentary celebrates 200 years of The Scotsman

0 Have your say As The Scotsman prepares to celebrate its 200th birthday from Wednesday 25th January, its full story is about to be told in a major new television documentary, airing tonight on BBC Two Scotland, at 9pm. The BBC Scotland film, entitled Th

yesterday, 15:27 in Regional North East

BT “declares war” on nuisance calls

0 Have your say A service that aims to block nuisance telephone calls before they actually reach the recipients is being launched by BT. It follows a survey by the company, which supplies 40 per cent of the UK’s landlines, which recorded more than 31 mil

yesterday, 15:27 in Regional North East

Projects given a sporting chance

0 Have your say Six projects that will deliver programmes to improve access to physical activities for people across Scotland are sharing £210,000 of funding. The Round 2 Legacy funding 2016/17 has been awarded to the following 6 Active Legacy partners t

yesterday, 14:55 in Regional North East

Review of health and care public holiday services

The Scottish Government is to commission a review of the way health and social care services are provided over public holiday periods. The work follows Professor Sir Lewis Ritchie’s National Review of Primary Care Out of Hours Service and will be carried

yesterday, 13:24 in Regional North East

Physics businesses bring in over £15 bn to the Scottish economy

0 Have your say Physics-based industries contribute more than £15 bn annually to the Scottish economy and are responsible for the employment of more than half a million people, according to a new report published today by the Institute of Physics. Indust

yesterday, 10:32 in Regional North East

Scots spend £121 a month on broken New Year resolutions

0 Have your say With each New Year comes New Year resolutions, but research reveals consumers in Scotland are splashing cash on new goals they are likely to give up on before the end of January. Keen to stay positive and make a change in the New Year aft

yesterday, 08:09 in Regional North East

Older people to boost workforce in 2017

With increased pressure on health and social care expected throughout 2017, thousands of older people in Scotland plan to step in and help ease the burden by gifting their time. New research from older people’s charity, Royal Voluntary Service, has revea

yesterday, 06:27 in Regional North East

No joy on the road as second-half collapse in Angus costs Rangers

0 Have your say ARBROATH 4 
BERWICK RANGERS 1 Berwick continue to find themselves in trouble in the lower reaches of the Scottish Second Division after going down to a 4-1 away defeat at Arbroath on Saturday. Rangers were looking to make it two wins out

Monday, 13:37 in Regional North East

£29 million to tackle poverty

0 Have your say Organisations that tackle poverty can now have access to a new £29 million funding pot set up by the Scottish Government. A new Aspiring Communities Fund will hold £18.9 million to help organisations find new, long lasting community-led s

Monday, 11:19 in Regional North East

Kids describe their dream homes

0 Have your say Kids have the wildest imaginations, and it seems this is definitely true when it comes to what they want from their future home. A recent study from leading UK house builder Redrow surveyed almost 2,000 UK parents on behalf of their child

Monday, 10:43 in Regional North East

School breakfast clubs a ‘lifeline’

0 Have your say New research reveals a third of today’s working British mums would have to give up work if it wasn’t for the support of school breakfast clubs. Describing the mornings as ‘tiring’ and ‘stressful,’ just a fifth of working mums and dads cla

Monday, 10:17 in Regional North East

Home energy advice for Scottish households

0 Have your say Scots are being encouraged to save energy and make their homes more energy efficient. Home Energy Scotland (HES) is a source for free, impartial advice and support that is backed by the Scottish Government in a new campaign. HES is there

Monday, 08:54 in Regional North East

Scots are the biggest movie snackers!

Movie lovers in Scotland are the biggest snackers, according to a new survey. Bizarrely, the poll also found the Scots are the most preferable to watching movies in their pants than anywhere else in the UK. The survey of 2,000 consumers, conducted by Cen

Saturday, 18:10 in Regional North East

Last chance for youngsters to pipe up for Championships

0 Have your say Time is running out for schools across Scotland to get their entries in for the world’s biggest schools pipe band event before the final deadline for this year passes. The Scottish Schools Pipe Band Championships – which attracts more tha

Saturday, 14:17 in Regional North East

Don’t let January 16 make you blue!

0 Have your say This Monday, January 16, otherwise known as Blue Monday, is renowned for being the most depressing day of the year. Following a survey, Grosvenor Casinos reveals top tips on how to turn fortunes and make it a brighter day, as well as insi

Saturday, 12:23 in Regional North East

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