The new fund now covers children from birth to 18 who are receiving inpatient care, and will cover costs for their parents, anyone with parental responsibility, and siblings under 18.
The Scottish Government has announced funding of £1.8million for industry body Seafood Scotland to support increased access to international markets.
The Scottish Government has announced funding for 100 new on-board defibrillators and a range of life-saving training opportunities for fishing vessels.
“Our fear is that we are on the brink of a crisis in urgent and emergency care, and fewer staff will be inclined to work in Emergency Medicine and a depleted workforce will be facing higher demand.”
Orkney Islands Council (OIC) has been awarded £260,000 from the Rural Tourism Infrastructure Fund (RTIF) administered through VisitScotland, to improve the Point of Ness Camping and Caravan Site.
“Although the full story behind the charity’s funding crisis has not been made public, people have been willing to show their support with quite substantial donations.”
“The model that Scotland adopts to combat this form of violence against women must start with an urgent overhaul of our unjust and outdated prostitution laws. “
“As someone in ‘Alice’ advised, I’ll begin at the beginning, go on to the end, then stop. “
Over £5,000 will now to Traidcraft Exchange’s Regenerators Appeal.
Orkney Islands Sea Angling Association has received £2,007 while Kirkwall City Ladies Football Club has received £6,930 thanks to The National Lottery Community Fund in partnership with sportscotland.