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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. ...
The Bay of Skaill Orkney, Photo by OrkneyNewsLtd

Climate Change in Orkney: Power of – and from – the Sea

The islands of Orkney are home to some of the finest archaeological sites in the ...
Trash to treasure - eco warriors

Trash to Treasure Eco-Warriors

Armed with bin bags and litter pickers, a group of young people with additional support ...
Upgrade works at Kennacraig have contributed considerable disruption to Islay’s lifeline ferry service.

Ferry delays causes issues for Islay businesses and residents

MV Glen Sannox, the first of the two ferries under construction in Ferguson’s Yard on ...
Arrochar is seen as a particular blackspot for litter

Shocking increase in plastic litter on beaches revealed

The amount of plastic litter found on beaches in Argyll and Bute has almost trebled ...

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