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Craigeven Bay – where the line of the Highland Boundary Fault is most easily seen | Photo by The Bellman

Fossil find off Cowie (re)confirmed as oldest air-breathing creature

Scientists have refuted a recent challenge to the age of the sedimentary rocks off Cowie ...
The preferred ‘option 4A’ for Kilcreggan Harbour

£9.6m Kilcreggan Harbour plan rejected by almost 75 percent

£9.6m plans for ‘Kilcreggan Harbour’ were rejected by nearly three-quarters of the people who took ...
Feel Good Women's Group

From Isolation to Empowerment: Meet Glasgow’s Feel Good Women

Words by Samar Jamal | Photos by Rizwana Saeed At the Neighbourhood Centre on Daisy ...
A view of Orkney

Visitor levy passes Stage 1 in Scottish Parliament but cruise ships not included

A bill which would give Scotland’s local authorities powers to charge a visitor level, or ...
Shetland Women's Aid

Island victims of domestic abuse disadvantaged by justice system

The island-specific obstacles for victims of domestic abuse in finding access to appropriate legal representation ...

Rural & island communities facing a housing crisis

Rural and island communities are facing a housing crisis with second/multiple home ownership, holiday lets ...

Culturally Sensitive Support: Sahara’s Response to Domestic Violence

“I felt I had the label of being a Muslim, someone who wears the hijab, ...
Under The Leaves bookstore, Forres

Book-mad couple end seven-year itch to open shop on Forres High Street

A local couple who met while studying English Literature have a started a new chapter ...
Chief Constable Jo Farrell – issued apology over error of judgement and now subject of a grievance lodged by one of her own executive management team

Chief Constable under pressure as senior Police Scotland colleague lodges grievance

Police Scotland is in turmoil after it emerged a grievance has been lodged against recently ...
SIC political leader Emma Macdonald. Photo: Shetland News

Shetland Island Council warns of workforce challenge as 10% of jobs remain vacant

SHETLAND Islands Council (SIC) is warning of its workforce challenges and the need to potentially ...
Women Warriors Photo | By Katie Kelly for The Clydesder

Women Warriors in Dumbarton

The women range in age from early twenties to seventies and at first glance might ...
Faslane on the Gareloch, seen from the Peaton Hill

The Secret Seven – a few things that public servants in Argyll and Bute kept private in 2023

The start of year is always a time for lists, so as 2024 begins, we’re ...

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