Scotland’s drinks deposit return scheme has hit another pothole on its never ending road towards implementation. This latest one coming courtesy of the UK Government is a doozie – and a baffling one at that. What is going on?
“Our sector supports more than 2,500 direct and 10,000 indirect jobs, most of which are in some of the country’s most fragile coastal communities, generating hundreds of millions of pounds for our economy.” Tavish Scott, chief executive of Salmon Scotland
Tiny sherds of glass unearthed at Caerlaverock Castle, Dumfriesshire, way back in the 1990s have inspired people to imagine what the amazing Islamic vessel that they came from would have looked like.
“If there’s one phrase that gars me greet, it’s “get on with the day job”. Promoting Scotland is the day job”
The UK Government’s Free Trade Deal with New Zealand will seriously damage Scotland’s world renowned farming sector, Scottish Government Ministers have warned.
Scottish salmon competes in the European marketplace with Norway, which has no disruption to its exports to EU countries. Norway is not in the EU but it is in the EEA (European Economic Area) giving it free access to the markets of the 27 EU countries.
There was a time when Stromness had a distillery. In fact for a short time it had two but the one that lasted the longest, till its closure in 1928 was known as the Stromness Distillery.
This is the story of how one son built upon his father’s pioneering business to make a great success in his own right.
William Bews shop was at 12 Albert Street, Kirkwall
Thinking about this stuff is a bit like dealing with anything in life that looks difficult and daunting. But build it from the ground up. Take it one step at a time. And guess what? It becomes rather simple