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By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, October 16th, 2017
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Brexit update after London meeting

Following the Joint Ministerial Committee meeting in London earlier today, Mike Russell, Minister for UK Negotiations on Scotland’s Place in Europe, urged the UK Government to drop their plans for a hard Brexit, More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, October 13th, 2017
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Friends of the Earth say climate change is an emergency

Activists from Friends of the Earth Scotland inflated a huge two metre in diameter globe outside The Scottish Government headquarters at St Andrew’s House in Edinburgh today, to highlight the emergency of climate More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, October 11th, 2017
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Queensferry Crossing ‘boost to business’

The Economy Secretary Keith Brown was in Fife earlier today speaking to Fife Chamber of Commerce, when he said that the Queensferry Crossing is already benefitting business. Mr Brown went to the newly renovated More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, October 5th, 2017
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Edinburgh top cultural city

Along with Paris, Copenhagen and Eindhoven Edinburgh has been named top Cultural and Creative City in its population group by the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC) . Mentioning the Edinburgh More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, September 14th, 2017
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First high speed train comes to Scotland

ScotRail Alliance has this morning welcomed the delivery of the first of the high-speed trains which will be rolled out from next year. The first train will be used in Aberdeen and will be used for driver training More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, September 7th, 2017
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£10million for film industry welcomed by Film Edinburgh

IN her speech to Holyrood on Tuesday announcing the programme for government, the First Minister also announced an additional £10m is being placed into the film industry. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon MSP announces More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, September 6th, 2017
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Scottish Government’s programme hailed as greenest ever

Environmental groups applauded the new Programme for Government announced in Holyrood yesterday, which contains a host of ‘green’ measures. Friends of the Earth believe such steps will improve the lives More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, August 25th, 2017
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Edinburgh Festivals legacy funding package announced

Funding for our festivals has received a boost by the council approving an annual funding contribution of £1million over each of the next five years towards the Platforms for Creative Excellence (PLACE) programme. This More...

By Nigel Duncan On Monday, August 14th, 2017
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Motorway boost for travelling Scots

The £500m M8, M73 and M74 motorway improvements project has been officially opened, saving motorists up to 20 minutes on journey times. The project, including the new seven mile stretch of the M8 motorway, aims More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, August 14th, 2017
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Baby Boxes being delivered in Scotland from tomorrow

The Scottish Government is ready to start sending out baby boxes to all newborn babies due from tomorrow. They claim that the policy which has already been trialled in Scotland since earlier in the year, and which More...

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