Glasgow City secure 14th successive SWPL title

Glasgow City have won The Scottish Womens Premier League for the 14th consecutive season after a close run season with Celtic and Rangers respectively. BBC SCOTLAND REPORT: “Glasgow City won their 14th successive league title by beating Rangers to finish three points clear of Celtic. City needed only a point to finish top of SWPL1 and goals by Hayley Lauder and Niamh Farrelly sealed a 2-0 win. Celtic, who claim the second Champions League slot, were without seven players following a positive Covid-19 test but beat Motherwell 8-0. Kate Nicolson,…

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Eilidh Doyle: Scottish athlete and Olympic medallist retires

Scottish Athlete Eilidh Doyle has announced her retirement from competitive athletics. Scotland’s most decorated track & field athlete represented Great Britain at the 2012 Olympic Games in London, and won an Olympic bronze medal in the 4 x 400 metres relay at the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro. Doyle is also the Scottish record holder for the 400 metres hurdles with 54.09 sec and the indoor 400 metres with 51.45 sec. She is the 2014 European Champion and a three-time Commonwealth silver medalist (2010, 2014 and 2018) in the…

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Scottish Parliament Election Results 2021

This is the results page for the Scottish Parliament Elections held on the 6th of May 2021. The SNP will form the next Scottish Government – a historic fourth consecutive win for the party. Pro Independence parties also carried a majority of seats with the SNP and Greens winning 72 of the 129 seats in the parliament. Orkney Islands (Highlands & Islands) Constituency Vote: LIB DEM HOLD – Liam McArthur MSP LDem 7238 (62.4%, -5.4) SNP 3369 (29.1%, +5.2) Con 699 (6%, +1.9) Lab 290 (2.5%, -0.4) Aberdeen Donside (North…

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A 1 – 2 for Scotland in the Coral Scottish Grand National!

Mighty Thunder claims thrilling Scottish Grand National win for Scottish Based trainer Lucinda Russell. BBC Report: ‘Mighty Thunder produced a late surge to claim a thrilling victory in the Scottish Grand National at Ayr. Runner-up Dingo Dollar led with two fences to go before Mighty Thunder, ridden by Tom Scudamore and trained by Lucinda Russell, snatched the win. It is the first time since 2012 that a Scottish trainer has won the race.

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Council Tax Frozen in Scotland

All 32 local authorities across Scotland have chosen to freeze council tax following a Scottish Government commitment to compensate those who do so. Finance Secretary Kate Forbes said: “With people facing unprecedented challenges and extra pressures, now is a time to work together to provide stability and certainty. “In the budget for the year ahead I took the significant step of providing £90 million to support a national council tax freeze, giving local authorities the option to support families while ensuring there would be no impact on vital local services.…

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First Minister launches Scottish National Investment Bank

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has officially launched the Scottish National Investment Bank. It will be backed by £2bn of Scottish Government funding over the next decade Scot Gov: “It will help to tackle some of the biggest challenges Scotland faces now and in years to come, delivering economic, social and environmental returns.” (SCOT GOV PRESS RELEASE via www.gov.scot) The Scottish National Investment Bank has officially opened for business with the completion of its first major investment. It is the UK’s first mission-led development bank and it is being capitalised by…

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Smoke and Heat Alarms in Homes (New Law FAQs)

The Scottish Government have introduced new regulations via The Scottish Parliament on smoke and carbon monoxide alarms in all homes. Legislation due to come into effect will mean that the standards which currently apply to private rented property and new-builds will also eventually be extended to all homes in Scotland. The following article is replicated from The Scottish Parliament Information Website (Source Link at the foot of this page) ‘SPICe has received a number of enquiries on forthcoming changes to the law for smoke and heat alarms in homes. This…

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New Corona Virus medical facility in Glasgow

NHS Louisa Jordan – New medical facility in Glasgow named after Scottish First World War Nurse The new NHS Scotland medical facility being created at the Scottish Events Campus (SEC) in Glasgow is the NHS Louisa Jordan. (This article is from the gov.scot website) Health Secretary Jeane Freeman announced the temporary hospital will be named after Sister Louisa Jordan, a First World War nurse who died on active service in Serbia in 1915 while providing much-needed care to an area of dire need as part of the Scottish Women’s Hospitals…

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SPFL Highlights 17/2/20

17/02/20: Highlights of the weekend’s Scottish Premier League games as Celtic maintain their lead at the top of the table. At the foot of the table Hearts and Hamilton remain in the bottom two positions after a 2-2 draw. **The following highlight videos are embedded via You Tube and are not hosted on this website** Visit The SPFL You Tube Channel at: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCakRszbIjjGYtFrDPeg5Ieg ABERDEEN 1 – 2 CELTIC Late Ajer Goal Seals it for the Celts Rangers 1-0 Livingston Hagi Assist as Arfield Goal Earns Three Points Kilmarnock 1-2 Hibernian…

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