Tag archive for ‘The Scottish Government’
By Phyllis Stephen On Sunday, April 8th, 2018
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First Minister visiting China

The First Minister, the Rt Hon Nicola Sturgeon, is in China from tomorrow 9 April until 13 April. The purpose of her visit is to promote economic, cultural and educational links between Scotland and China which More...

By John Preece On Friday, April 6th, 2018
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‘Event Horizon’ Hoves into View at the Museum

Jason Hackenwerth’s biggest ever sculpture unveiled at the National Museum of Scotland Unveiled today (6th April), ‘Event Horizon’ is one of the main highlights of the 2018 Edinburgh International More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018
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New employment service for Edinburgh opens today

A new way of finding work in is available to unemployed people across Edinburgh from today. StartScotland will deliver The Scottish Government’s Fair Start Scotland service with personalised support to find More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, March 20th, 2018
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FUSE will offer high quality training for those who work at Edinburgh St James

We should all expect great service at Edinburgh St James when it opens. That is one of the aspirations of FUSE which aims to put people on the right track for a job at the new development now being built.  There More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, March 9th, 2018
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Youth Music Initiative – new funding announcement

Cabinet Secretary for Culture, Tourism and External Affairs Fiona Hyslop visited Longstone Primary School earlier today and announced £1.6 million of new funding awards which are part of Scotland’s Youth More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, February 28th, 2018
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Government warning about travel today

You are urged to avoid travel in the areas affected by red and amber warnings for snow which includes Edinburgh and much of the Lothians.  The Met Office has issued a red warning, which is the highest category More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Saturday, January 27th, 2018
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Bill Gates visits Edinburgh

Yesterday afternoon following a visit to the University of Edinburgh, Bill Gates met the First Minister Nicola Sturgeon. The meeting allowed Mr Gates to hear first-hand about some of the work being carried out More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, January 3rd, 2018
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First 2018 baby boxes out for delivery today

First baby boxes of the new year delivered. Some families in Scotland are awaiting important deliveries of new babies this New Year and from today the first baby boxes of 2018 will begin to be delivered in preparation More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, December 26th, 2017
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Three community regeneration projects in Edinburgh awarded funding

Three separate projects across the city have been awarded funding by The Scottish Government from their Making Places Initiative. The total paid out to 19 projects across the country is £312,000 and the projects More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, December 18th, 2017
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Cautious welcome for university scheme

The University of Edinburgh will be included in a pilot scheme to simplify the visa process for those students on a Master’s course of 13 months or less. Tier 4 students will now be able to stay for six months More...