Majority of companies in Scotland say climate change is a risk to business

Source:: Business for Scotland Majority of companies in Scotland say climate change is a risk to business 9 out of 10 big companies in Scotland believe climate change poses a risk to their business 85% of Scottish businesses want the Scottish Government to be a world leader in tackling climate change The majority of larger companies in Scotland believe climate change poses a risk to their business, according to a poll published […] Read the full article:: Business for Scotland Majority of companies in Scotland say climate change is a risk to business

Attempted theft in Elgin park

Source:: Northern Scot Attempted theft in Elgin park WITNESSES are being sought after a man approached a woman walking in an Elgin park and demanded items from her. Read the full article:: Northern Scot Attempted theft in Elgin park

A quarter of arts workers considering leaving Scotland post-Brexit

Source:: Business for Scotland A quarter of arts workers considering leaving Scotland post-Brexit More than a quarter of Scotland’s arts workers are undecided about their future residency in Scotland or the UK if Brexit goes ahead. Brexit has already had a negative impact on the work and business of more than half of Scotland’s arts workers, according to a new survey. Just 1% of the 341 respondents to […] Read the full article:: Business for Scotland A quarter of arts workers considering leaving Scotland post-Brexit

Tory civil war turns brutal as Prime Minister goes ‘kamikaze’

Source:: The National Tory civil war turns brutal as Prime Minister goes ‘kamikaze’ TORY party infighting desce-nded to a new toxic low yesterday, with one backbench MP saying the moment was coming when Theresa May would soon have a knife “stuck in her front and twisted”. Read the full article:: The National Tory civil war turns brutal as Prime Minister goes ‘kamikaze’

Scottish Tories in new threat of rebellion on Brexit

Source:: The National Scottish Tories in new threat of rebellion on Brexit SCOTTISH Tory MPs have said they’d rather back a hard Brexit than remain bound by EU rules for just three months longer. Read the full article:: The National Scottish Tories in new threat of rebellion on Brexit

Donations wanted for Christmas appeal

Source:: Northern Scot Donations wanted for Christmas appeal IT’S that time of year again with Christmas around the corner and the launch of The Northern Scot’s Toy and Food Appeal for 2018. Read the full article:: Northern Scot Donations wanted for Christmas appeal

Boyhood dream now a reality for swimmer

Source:: Northern Scot Boyhood dream now a reality for swimmer A FORMER Buckie man has completed a swim of the English Channel for charity. Read the full article:: Northern Scot Boyhood dream now a reality for swimmer

‘Thought for the Day’ from those ‘Scots’ savants McFadden and Whitehead

Source:: John Robertson ‘Thought for the Day’ from those ‘Scots’ savants McFadden and Whitehead https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VuAZTWGfQTs If only because of his name, McFadden’s roots are clearly, if distantly, connected to Scotland’s long struggle for independence. The words of his best-known hit are perfect for the next Yes parade to sing and to sway their funky hips to: There’s been so many things that’s held us down. But now it looks like things are finally comin’ around. I know we’ve got, a long long way to go, and where we’ll end up, I don’t know. But… Read the full article:: […]

The rules where you are

Source:: Wings Over Scotland The rules where you are Well well, look who suddenly believes in second referendums. It’s fascinating to note how you can completely reverse Kezia Dugdale’s position on the subject simply by substituting the word “Scotland” for the words “the UK” in that second tweet, and imagine she was talking about the independence march in heavily-Remain-voting Edinburgh earlier this month instead […] Read the full article:: Wings Over Scotland The rules where you are

Belfast with Stolpersteins: the Brexit Crisis and the Return of the 1920s

Source:: Bella Caledonia Belfast with Stolpersteins: the Brexit Crisis and the Return of the 1920s One of the great appeals of the Sealed Knot Of The Churchilliad is that every suburban one of us can be a Winston in their turn. And in the fools’ folly of this Churchillian Autumn Brexit I get my turn to lugubriously intone “as the Brexit deluge subsides and the waters fall short we see […] Read the full article:: Bella Caledonia Belfast with Stolpersteins: the Brexit Crisis and the Return of the 1920s

Beware the pernicious Catholicism that is presently abroad in the land | Kevin McKenna

Source:: Kevin McKenna Beware the pernicious Catholicism that is presently abroad in the land | Kevin McKenna Why stop at outlawing flags? Ban rosary beads and making the sign of the cross tooI am often moved to reproach myself for deploying a disrespectful attitude to Police Scotland. The men and women who patrol our streets and monitor the internet day and night to keep us safe have a difficult job and I feel that they are underappreciated.Thus I was encouraged to learn recently that our national police service is continuing to go yon extra mile in keeping… Read […]

Stark warning to Chancellor as he walks 'blindfolded' into Brexit Budget

Source:: The National Stark warning to Chancellor as he walks ‘blindfolded’ into Brexit Budget THE SNP have warned the Chancellor will be forced to walk “blindfolded” towards the Brexit Budget next week, due to the damaging uncertainty caused by the UK Government’s destructive approach to leaving the EU. Read the full article:: The National Stark warning to Chancellor as he walks ‘blindfolded’ into Brexit Budget

Haulage industry fears delays and bankruptcies could stem from no-deal Brexit

Source:: The National Haulage industry fears delays and bankruptcies could stem from no-deal Brexit NEXT day deliveries could be a thing of the past, food supplies will be squeezed and vital medical supplies could be massively delayed in a no-deal Brexit. Read the full article:: The National Haulage industry fears delays and bankruptcies could stem from no-deal Brexit

Hotspots targeted in road safety campaign

Source:: Northern Scot Hotspots targeted in road safety campaign TACKLING speeding and antisocial driving took centre stage in Buckie when a high visibility police campaign came to town. Read the full article:: Northern Scot Hotspots targeted in road safety campaign

Beach to feature in war project

Source:: Northern Scot Beach to feature in war project BURGHEAD beach is set to be part of an Oscar-winning director’s project to mark those lost in the First World War. Read the full article:: Northern Scot Beach to feature in war project