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From the ashes – Port Ellen Distillery re-opens

The Ileach Port Ellen Distillery was originally established as a malt mill in 1825, before ...

Proposed ‘Visitor Levy’ Will Have Little Benefit for Local Pentland Businesses

Paul Fisher Cockburn, C&B News Scottish Government plans to enable local councils to impose a ...

Forging the Path: the rise of Black migrant women entrepreneurs in Scotland

The UK Government’s most recent laws on migration, such as the Illegal Immigration Act 2023 ...
Brown Concrete Building

The Visitor Levy: How it works in other cities

The Scots love a holiday, with around 70 percent of Scotland’s population going on at ...
Orkney

Inclusions and exclusions as Visitor Levy Bill passes stage 2

Which visitors to Orkney should be paying a locally administered tax for staying here and ...

The visitor levy as leverage – views from Leith

The Edinburgh Reporter interviewed Edinburgh Council Leader Cllr Cammy Day last month as elected representatives ...

Wales inspired by Scottish free bus pass scheme – but how successful has it been?

Waiting in Glasgow’s Buchanan Bus Station a crowd of fellow young people are next to ...
Person Making Clay Figures

Concerns over Edinburgh Council’s decision to stop childcare funding for families outside of the city

Christine Grahame, MSP for Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale constituency, has joined with seven other ...
Young troubled woman using laptop at home

Students urged to check their loan statements to avoid unpleasant surprise

In some cases, former students have found the amount of money they owe to the ...
A Red Squirrel Gnawing a Conifer Cone

£1million boost for red squirrel conservation

Over £1m in new funding has been announced to aid red squirrel conservation efforts in ...
ApparelXchange Shop in Glasgow Southside | Photo by Anna Macqueen

‘More than a shop’: taking a sustainable approach to childrenswear

The popularity of sustainable shopping has surged in recent years, with the second-hand clothing market ...

Scottish Water Promises Sewage Without Bits

Scottish Water plans to upgrade 51 combined sewage outfalls (CSOs) along the Water of Leith. ...
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