“Adoption UK now calls on other UK governments to follow Scotland’s lead in issuing a formal apology to all those who have been affected by forced adoptions, and to meet the needs of all adopted individuals who would benefit from support.”
The Scapa Noust: A new addition to Orkney
On April 4th 2023, Orkney’s Scapa Distillery is opening its new and intimate whisky tasting room, the Scapa Noust.
RSPB Cuts Hoy Warden Hours
“The RSPB has taken the decision to cut the RSPB warden post in Hoy to a part time job.”
The Sabre Toothed Marsupial
Popularly known as the “marsupial (or metatherian) sabertooth” because its extraordinarily large upper canines, Thylacosmilus lived in South America until its extinction about 3 million years ago.
Sgathaich: Comic Con Scotland North East 2023
Over this last weekend I was at Comic Con Scotland North East at P&J Live, in Aberdeen.
Weather Forecast: Cloudy with rain, soon bright spells and showers. Windy.
Strong southeasterly winds turn southwesterly gale force at times from morning. Maximum temperature 9 °C.
Emma Roddick MSP “Being an SNP member is so core to my life.”
“Uncertainty is part and parcel of any leadership election in political parties”
Held Hostage By Our Bodies
“Living with a chronic illness feels like our bodies are holding us to ransom. We get no rewards for our attempts to function like a “normal” person.”
Dangers of Lead Poisoning to Farming Stock
Food Standards Scotland (FSS) has issued a warning about lead poisoning which can result from animals ingesting waste from car and electric fence batteries, or ash from where lead has been burned
HIAL Pay Dispute Over
Members of the Prospect trade union working in Fire and Security for Highlands and Islands Airport Limited have voted to accept a revised pay deal for 2022-23 which will end the current dispute