Tag archive for ‘Scottish Government’
By laura.blyth@stripecommunications.com On Wednesday, March 28th, 2018

National chef urges Scots to help fight climate change

Scotland’s National Chef, Gary Maclean, is urging Scots to help fight climate change by making small changes in their kitchens. The MasterChef winner supports the national campaign from The Scottish Government More...

By hottinroof On Tuesday, December 5th, 2017

CodeClan marks its second anniversary

Numbers stack up as skills academy hits graduate landmark Deputy First Minister, John Swinney, hailed the impact of digital skills academy CodeClan in supplying new talent to support the country’s burgeoning More...

By Nigel Duncan On Thursday, November 9th, 2017

Fund to help you build your own home

Building work in process. Picture by Nigel Duncan Media A £4m self-build loan fund offering financial backing to people who want to build their own homes will be available from next year. Housing Minister Kevin More...

By Nigel Duncan On Tuesday, November 7th, 2017

New Minister for Childcare

The First Minister has announced her intention to appoint Maree Todd as Minister for Childcare and Early Years. Subject to approval by the Parliament and Her Majesty the Queen, Ms Todd will begin to undertake some More...

By Nigel Duncan On Wednesday, October 25th, 2017

Pupils help launch new College initiative

Minister for Employability and Training, Jamie Hepburn, Edinburgh College Principal, Annette Bruton and James Kean, engineering lecturer Jamie Hepburn, the Minister for Employability and Training, and 100 local More...

By John Hislop On Tuesday, October 24th, 2017

Hibs help to eradicate hate crime in Scotland

Hibs  have partnered up with Scottish Government to help eradicate hate crime and communicate the message that ‘Hate has no home in Scotland’. The Scottish Government has launched a campaign to raise awareness More...

By Nigel Duncan On Tuesday, October 24th, 2017

Evidence wanted from young people

Children, young people and their families with a direct experience of the current Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) system are being asked to help shape Scotland’s approach to mental health services. The More...

By Nigel Duncan On Tuesday, October 10th, 2017

Childcare spending to double

Nicola Sturgeon with some youngsters Spending on childcare will double to £840m a year by 2021-22 in a bid to transform the life chances of children in Scotland. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has reaffirmed the More...

By Nigel Duncan On Friday, September 15th, 2017

£1.3m to support locally-produced food

Crops growing in a field in Midlothian has more chance of ending up in Scottish schools. Picture Nigel Duncan Media Plans to increase the use of Scottish produce in schools, hospitals and other public sector organisations More...

By Nigel Duncan On Monday, August 28th, 2017

£10m to drive festival growth in Edinburgh

Festivals bring millions to the city and create jobs Festivals in Edinburgh will receive a £10m boost over the next five years to help find a growth programme. The Scottish Government and City of Edinburgh Council More...