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Scotland’s RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch results show milder winter helps small garden birds

Scotland’s RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch results show milder winter helps small garden birds

House sparrow remains at the top of the Big Garden Birdwatch rankings, visiting 70% of Scottish gardens throughout the weekend. Over 33 thousand...
More important than ever to look after ourselves, says walking charity

More important than ever to look after ourselves, says walking charity

Scotland’s walking charity is urging the public to stay active and take a walk everyday amidst the Coronavirus outbreak. Paths for All says it’s more...

EDINBURGH MILITARY TATTOO 2020 CANCELLED FOR FIRST TIME IN 70 YEAR HISTORY

In response to the Covid-19 pandemic Brigadier David Allfrey, Chief Executive and Producer of The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo 2020 anounced today, April 1st,...
Most of Scotland's National Nature Reserves open but visitor facilities closed

Most of Scotland’s National Nature Reserves open but visitor facilities closed

As a result of the latest advice on the Coronavirus pandemic from the UK and Scottish Governments, Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) has closed public...
Parton's James Clerk Maxwell Family Science Festival Is A Huge Success

Parton’s James Clerk Maxwell Family Science Festival Is A Huge Success

500 hundred people of all ages attended the James Clerk Maxwell Family Science Festival in Parton, Dumfries and Galloway on Saturday March 14th. Sponsored...
Forth Bridge walks move a step closer with planning success

Forth Bridge walks move a step closer with planning success

Plans for a Forth Bridge visitor centre and bridge walk experience moved a step closer to reality today with Network Rail’s proposals gaining planning...

James Clerk Maxwell Family Science Festival This Weekend

160 years ago, Parton’s James Clerk Maxwell discovered that visible light propagates as electromagnetic waves, defined equations that govern these waves and thus enabled...
Wigtown Big Band Weekend 2020

From the Shaman Stones of Mars to Exploding Stars – Big Bang is Back

Space explorers and storytellers gather in Scotland’s National Book Town for a dark skies festival that delves into the marvels of outer spaceSpace journalist...

New Scotland’s Southern Coast Words & Places’ Online Publication Launched

Solway Firth Partnership has just published online a new booklet – Words & Places, Understanding names on Scotland’s Southern Coast.The guide is an introduction...

The Great Global Nurdle Hunt 13 – 22 March 2020

This year between 13 – 22 March the Great Global Nurdle Hunt are calling for individuals, groups and organisations to head out to their...

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SQA ANNOUNCE NAT-5 COURSEWORK NOT TO BE MARKED

SQA ANNOUNCE NAT-5 COURSEWORK NOT TO BE MARKED

The Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) has stated that due to the COVID-19 Pandemic school coursework which has already been submitted by pupils will not...

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