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Top Five most influential people in Scotland so far in 2019

2019 has been a good year for us Scots. Here’s our list of the top five most influential people from this year – so far. 5) Politician – …

Scottish Government announces opening dates for New Best Start Grant Payment applications

The Scottish Government has announced a £250 benefit for low income families that will come into action 29 April.  The Early Learning Payment will be the …

Unemployment in Scotland could double as Scottish Government prepares for Brexit slump

100,000 Scots could lose their jobs if  a no–deal Brexit goes ahead, says damning report.  A Scottish Government report has issued worrying …

Scotland lights up blue for World Parkinson’s Day

Today Scotland marks World Parkinson’s Day by lighting up more than 70 landmarks in blue to help raise awareness of the condition that affects 12,400 …

Michel Barnier says it’s time for UK to take responsibility for Brexit

The European Union’s Chief Negotiator has ruled out the possibility of a separate citizens’ rights stand-alone treaty as he says it’s ‘time for UK to …

Concert for Caring back in Glasgow to celebrate unpaid carers

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall will host a concert dedicated to celebrating carers in Scotland. The Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland (the ALLIANCE) are …

Happy 70th Birthday NATO, time to retire.

Valentina Clavell discusses her opinion of NATO and it’s relationship with Scotland. How’s NATO for Scotland?  Well, where do I start? NATO is about …

Burns Night – the tradition and history

Happy Burns Night!  Ready for a night of food, poetry and music but unsure where to start?  Here’s everything you need to know about the tradition. Also …

Christmas traditions from around the world: Poland

Have you ever wondered what traditions Polish people have when celebrating Christmas? A look into the customs and traditions of how people of Poland celebrate …

New devolved benefit to support parents in Scotland comes into force

The Scottish Government has launched the new scheme to support new and expecting parents. This comes as one of the 11 benefits recently devolved to