Toiseach Tòiseachadh

Source:: Bella Caledonia Toiseach Tòiseachadh In her first column Fiona MacIsaac sets out her aspirations for the subjects she wishes to touch on in the coming months in more depth. Fiona briefly touches on her own journey as a Gael and native Gaelic speaker – something she will be exploring in more depth in future columns in conjunction with happenings […] Read the full article:: Bella Caledonia Toiseach Tòiseachadh

Edinburgh: Inspiring Capital for Whom?

Source:: Gerry Hassan Edinburgh: Inspiring Capital for Whom? Edinburgh: Inspiring Capital for Whom? Gerry Hassan Sunday National, July 21st 2019 The world – or rather a very narrow, self-selecting part of it – is preparing to head to Edinburgh for the annual carnival of festivals and the Fringe. These are good times for Edinburgh. It has experienced over two decades of sustained population growth – up from under 450,000 to 513,000, a rise of 14%. Unemployment is at a record low and across the city in sector after… Read the full article:: Gerry Hassan Edinburgh: Inspiring Capital for […]

Boris, Brexit and the Hedge Funds (Part 2)

Source:: Bella Caledonia Boris, Brexit and the Hedge Funds (Part 2) In the first part of this special investigation, I explained the rise of hedge funds – a wing of global finance capital whose billionaire managers are key financial backers behind Brexit and the campaign by Boris Johnson to become UK Prime Minister. In Part #2, we examine in more detail the individual hedge fund managers […] Read the full article:: Bella Caledonia Boris, Brexit and the Hedge Funds (Part 2)

Discipline, determination and drive, then the date

Source:: NewsNet Scotland Discipline, determination and drive, then the date By Russell Bruce A primer on why we do not have a date yet for the next independence referendum In the last article I mentioned the growing frustration many supporters of independence are expressing, unhelpfully, on social media. For well over a year it did seem that agreement on Brexit might just be achieved but the turmoil in both the Conservative and Labour parties ensured that May’s Withdrawal Agreement, criss-crossed with complex red lines, failed to achieve the backing of… Read the full article:: NewsNet Scotland Discipline, determination […]

Extremism can easily become the norm if it is not condemned

Source:: The National Extremism can easily become the norm if it is not condemned THE inexorable slide into unchecked racism is becoming more visible and audible day by day. That it could be claimed “it’s not happening here” should never become an excuse for staying silent. Whether there or here – and it is happening here – all forms of abuse have to be called out. Read the full article:: The National Extremism can easily become the norm if it is not condemned

Businesses urged to step on Moray Accelerator

Source:: Northern Scot Businesses urged to step on Moray Accelerator Aspiring entrepreneurs are invited to an information evening next week to learn more about the first Moray Accelerator programme Read the full article:: Northern Scot Businesses urged to step on Moray Accelerator

Olympic rider to lead Burgie training

Source:: Northern Scot Olympic rider to lead Burgie training A big-name Olympic rider back in the saddle after suffering a brain injury in a competition is making his way to Moray Read the full article:: Northern Scot Olympic rider to lead Burgie training

Moray Conservatives select Eagle for Holyrood 2021

Source:: Northern Scot Moray Conservatives select Eagle for Holyrood 2021 THE Moray Conservatives have selected Tim Eagle as their constituency candidate for the Scottish Parliament elections in 2021. Read the full article:: Northern Scot Moray Conservatives select Eagle for Holyrood 2021

Life’s a beach at Hopeman community’s gala week

Source:: Northern Scot Life’s a beach at Hopeman community’s gala week HOPEMAN was bustling with activity for the community’s annual gala. Read the full article:: Northern Scot Life’s a beach at Hopeman community’s gala week

Decrees against Scottish businesses drop by 28% suggesting ‘strengthening economy’

Source:: John Robertson Decrees against Scottish businesses drop by 28% suggesting ‘strengthening economy’ By Ludo: Further evidence of the underlying robustness of Scotland’s economy (at the very sharpest end ie Decrees issued) indicated in the latest figures from the Scottish Registry Trust. Noticed these highly encouragingf figures carried on the Scottish legal site but have seen no mention in any other news outlet as yet. Link and snippets below: https://www.scottishlegal.com/article/boost-for-scottish-business-as-decrees-plummet According to figures released by Registry Trust, the number of decrees against Scottish businesses dropped by 28 per cent in the first six… Read the full article:: John […]

Message of hope as youngsters await exam results

Source:: Northern Scot Message of hope as youngsters await exam results Youngsters are being reminded that whatever exam results day brings, there are always options Read the full article:: Northern Scot Message of hope as youngsters await exam results

What the Yes movement is really anti

Source:: Wee Ginger Dug What the Yes movement is really anti A guest post by Ally Farquhar The man with the rapier-like wit, who always sees the big picture, turning political machinations as they relate to Scotland’s future into incisive language we can all understand, is taking a well-earned break with his hubby. Enjoy guys. Meanwhile the dug, we hear, is lording it up in blissful summer luxury (somebody turn him over before he gets sunburnt). As a guest post I thought maybe perhaps it’s time, once again, following Ross Thomson’s throwaway… Read the full article:: Wee Ginger Dug […]

3000 attend Tomintoul Highland Games

Source:: Northern Scot 3000 attend Tomintoul Highland Games TOMINTOUL’S population swelled to more than ten times its usual size when the village staged its 178th Highland Games on Saturday. Read the full article:: Northern Scot 3000 attend Tomintoul Highland Games