Support independent journalism - become a member
A panel of The Spirit of the Highlands and Islands Tapestry with stitchers in Islay

Stitching the Spirit of the Highlands and Islands

Some of the beauties and spirit of Islay and Jura have been captured for posterity ...

Protest at BAE Systems in Govan on Dawn of Global Strike in Solidarity with Palestine

This morning [11 December], local action groups and citizens gathered outside BAE Systems’ facility in ...

Shetland enters space age as SaxaVord gains ‘historic’ licence

SAXAVORD has become the UK’s first licensed spaceport for vertical rocket launches into orbit. The ...
Rhiannon Davies collects award for Scottish Beacon

The Scottish Beacon Wins Prestigious National Award

The Scottish Beacon won a prestigious award at The British Journalism Awards, hosted by the ...

Orkney Library: And So Much More

Local Authorities seeking budget cuts have looked to what they see as a softer option ...

Council Convener Rejects Palestine Ceasefire Motion

IS DISCUSSING a motion that calls for a permanent ceasefire in the war between Hamas ...

Show care with a card this Christmas

Vintage Vibes is an Edinburgh-based charitable project offering one-to-one friendships, support and companionship to Edinburgh’s ...

Campaign to reopen Edinburgh’s Radical Road

Campaigners have begun an urgent petition calling on Historic Environment Scotland (HES) to reopen Edinburgh’s ...
Portlethen

Conservative Councillor’s Comments on Potential Gypsy/Traveller Site Deemed Not Fit for Public

The status of the chair of the Kincardine and Mearns Area Committee is in question ...

Govanhill Foodbanks Under Pressure with Donations Decreasing as Need Rises

During lockdown, Greater Govanhill reported on how some community spaces, in Glasgow’s Southside, were supporting ...
Bradbury-centre-larder-Bonar-Bridge

Community Food Larders in East and Central Sutherland

Community Larders offer the opportunity to charities and community groups to address food poverty while ...
Foodbank service manager David Grieve (left) with volunteers Peter Johnson, Kathleen Johnson, Morag Maver, Jenny Charman, Sue O’Dell and Rose Neise. Photo: Shetland News

Shetland: Well-supported foodbank essential for many in the isles

As the demand for emergency food parcels during the ongoing cost of living crisis rises, ...

Become a member

The Scottish Beacon continues its important work
through member donations such as yours. Please pledge your support below.
Thank you.