Forres Fish Bar gutted by fire

Source:: Northern Scot Forres Fish Bar gutted by fire FORRES Fish Bar has been destroyed by fire. Read the full article:: Northern Scot Forres Fish Bar gutted by fire

Catalan academic facing extradition draws record crowdfunding appeal

Source:: Kevin McKenna Catalan academic facing extradition draws record crowdfunding appeal Carla Ponsati handed herself in to police in Scotland after Spanish government issued warrant for her arrestThe crowdfunding appeal established to assist the former Catalan minister Professor Carla Ponsati in her fight with the Spanish government against extradition is believed to have set a new record.Ponsati was granted bail at Edinburgh sheriff court last Wednesday after the Madrid authorities issued a European Arrest Warrant (EAW) charging her with “violent rebellion” and “misappropriation of public funds”.The fierce response to her extradition… Read the full article:: Kevin McKenna Catalan […]

Disgusting, heartless, propaganda from Scottish Labour is just a rehash but published by Scotsman again anyway

Source:: John Robertson Disgusting, heartless, propaganda from Scottish Labour is just a rehash but published by Scotsman again anyway Under the sickening headline: ‘1,000 patients die in hospital on discharge waiting lists’ We read: ‘Delayed discharge from hospital has cost Scotland’s NHS more than £360 million since the Scottish Government pledged to abolish it three years ago, analysis claims. The cost of patients lying in hospital beds even though they are ready to go home was revealed in research carried out by the Scottish Labour Party. Delayed discharge – or bed blocking – typically occurs when a social care… […]

SNP administration doesn’t rest on earlier success of child health strategies but BBC Scotland try to give credit to Labour.

Source:: John Robertson SNP administration doesn’t rest on earlier success of child health strategies but BBC Scotland try to give credit to Labour. From the Scottish Government site today: ‘Parents of premature and sick newborn babies will receive help meeting the additional costs they face as a result of their baby being in hospital with the introduction of a new £1.5 million fund. From 1 April, the Neonatal Expenses Fund will be available to all parents to support them to spend as much time with their babies as possible, while they are receiving care within a neonatal unit. The […]

Scottish Government supports economy with new business rates unique in UK

Source:: John Robertson Scottish Government supports economy with new business rates unique in UK From Insider today: ‘New rates changes coming into force in April will help stimulate the economy and improve transparency, the Scottish Government has said. From 1 April, there will be no business rates for unoccupied new properties and tenants who take them on will be rates-free for the first year. Where properties are improved, they will not pay any additional rates as a result of the improvement for 12 months.’ https://www.insider.co.uk/news/new-business-rates-scottish-government-12279237 These changes are unique to Scotland, can only help… Read the full article:: […]

Abbie's sparkle spurred Cameron on

Source:: Northern Scot Abbie’s sparkle spurred Cameron on INSPIRATIONAL Abbie Main’s ‘sparkle’ is providing relief for sick children in Moray, and has spurred on her sporting hero and big brother to his greatest performance. Read the full article:: Northern Scot Abbie’s sparkle spurred Cameron on

Bloody rebels

Source:: Wings Over Scotland Bloody rebels Read the full article:: Wings Over Scotland Bloody rebels

Demands for Davidson to clean up her party after latest revelations

Source:: The National Demands for Davidson to clean up her party after latest revelations RUTH Davidson must clean house – and expel “prejudiced” councillors, a prominent MSP claims. Read the full article:: The National Demands for Davidson to clean up her party after latest revelations

Catalan group calls on Scots to stand up for democracy

Source:: The National Catalan group calls on Scots to stand up for democracy PEOPLE in Scotland should stand up for Catalonia not only due to its desire for independence, but also to protect democracy and human rights, a campaign group has said. Read the full article:: The National Catalan group calls on Scots to stand up for democracy

Who’s all in Ruth Davidson’s Hall of Conservative Shame?

Source:: The National Who’s all in Ruth Davidson’s Hall of Conservative Shame? THE shocking scale of the Tory party’s problem with its MPs and councillors can be seen in the roll-call of those who have hit the headlines for all the wrong reasons. Read the full article:: The National Who’s all in Ruth Davidson’s Hall of Conservative Shame?

Labour peer: Hostility to Jewish people is ‘endemic’ in party

Source:: The National Labour peer: Hostility to Jewish people is ‘endemic’ in party THE Labour official forced out of her top job in the party after defending a candidate who said the holocaust was a hoax, has claimed the anti-Semitism row is a conspiracy theory being “stirred up” to undermine Jeremy Corbyn. Read the full article:: The National Labour peer: Hostility to Jewish people is ‘endemic’ in party

You’ll have had your unity then

Source:: Wee Ginger Dug You’ll have had your unity then A guest post by Samuel Miller Yesterday oor PM, Treeza of the ‘strong and stable’ party, marked the Uk’s one year to Brexit countdown with what was called a whistlestop tour of the UK. This apparently, in order to promote unity within her presiousss, presciousss union. By whistlestop what they mean is basically back hame in time fer tea and a spot of cabinet whack a mole or Brexit bingo.  No public walkabouts, no unscripted public questions and no fanfare.… Read the full article:: Wee Ginger Dug You’ll […]

Jayden's memory lives on by helping families in Moray have more time

Source:: Northern Scot Jayden’s memory lives on by helping families in Moray have more time THE MEMORY of Jayden Ravello will forever be remembered in helping give other families in Moray time to grieve. Read the full article:: Northern Scot Jayden’s memory lives on by helping families in Moray have more time

The rule of law

Source:: Wings Over Scotland The rule of law A large and imposing statue built in 1974 still stands today on Clyde Street in Glasgow. It depicts a woman called Dolores Ibarruri, known as “La Pasionaria”, who was one of the heroes of the anti-fascist resistance in Spain in the 1930s. The statue was funded by “the British Labour Movement”, but Conservative councillors in the city […] Read the full article:: Wings Over Scotland The rule of law

When will the Brexit bounce boost independence support?

Source:: Business for Scotland When will the Brexit bounce boost independence support? Speaking with one of Scotland’s leading EU experts recently, she asked “Where is the Brexit bounce for independence?” It’s a good question and she is not the only one asking. If Brexit is the trigger/justification for another Scottish independence referendum then why is it not significantly increasing independence support? Several journalists and political commentators suggest that people […] The post When will the Brexit bounce boost independence support? appeared first on Business for Scotland. Read the full article:: Business for Scotland When will the Brexit bounce boost independence […]