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Edinburgh

Rail Strikes 18th 20th August

RMT announced further national strike action across the Great Britain railway network in a separate dispute with Network Rail and other train operating companies. This means Network Rail members of the RMT will be striking on 18 and 20 August. While this is a separate dispute, the planned strikes on those days will cause disruption to ScotRail services, as Network Rail Scotland signallers and maintenance staff, who are in safety-critical […]

todayAugust 16, 2022 11

Education

Exam results for 138,000 learners across Scotland

Nearly 138,000 learners across Scotland received their SQA certificates today following publication of the National 5, Higher and Advanced Higher results this morning. SQA has announced the results of National Qualifications in addition to a wide range of other awards and certificates, including National Progression Awards, National Certificates, Skills for Work and SQA Awards. This is the first year that formal exams have taken place since 2019, supported by wide-ranging […]

todayAugust 9, 2022 2

Commonwealth Games

Scotland end with 51 medals in Birmingham

Scotland will end Birmingham 2022 with a stunning haul of 51 medals after divers Grace Reid and James Heatly earned a 13th gold and squash duo Greg Lobban and Rory Stewart took bronze. It means Scotland finish just two short of the record tally achieved at Glasgow 2014 and have won more gold medals than every Games apart from that home event. In total, they have 13 gold, 11 silver, […]

todayAugust 8, 2022 8

Commonwealth Games

Claire speaks to Liz McColgan

Fresh from celebrating her daughter Eilish’s Commonwealth gold medal, Claire spoke to her mum Liz. Last night Eilish McColgan brought home GOLD in the 10,000m at the Commonwealth Games - the same race her Mum, Liz, won gold in 1986 & 1990! On Air Claire caught up with Liz this morning on the show👇🏼🥇 https://fb.watch/eHRDeSEoUz/

todayAugust 4, 2022 7

News

Supreme Court sets date for Indyref2 case

The Supreme Court will hear arguments on whether the Scottish Parliament has the powers to establish a second independence referendum this October. The UK Government had called for the Supreme Court to throw out the case for indyref2. The Scottish Government asked the Supreme Court to rule on whether Holyrood would be able to legislate to hold a vote without the consent of the UK Government. The Supreme Court stated […]

todayJuly 21, 2022 3

Entertainment

Scottish Album of the Year

Fans, artists and music labels have only hours left to submit their favourite Scottish album from the past year for this year's SAY Award. Fans, artists and music labels have just over 24 hours left to submit their favourite Scottish album from the past year, at www.sayaward.com, to be in with a chance of winning a £20,000 prize and Scottish music’s most prestigious award. Scottish Album of the Year Award […]

todayJuly 21, 2022 17

Entertainment

Ne-Yo coming to Scotland for the first time since 2016

Grammy award-winning musician Ne-Yo is set to bring his latest tour to Scotland for the first time since 2016. The R&B icon will bring his greatest hits as well as tunes from his latest album, Self Explanatory, to Glasgow’s O2 Academy on September 27, 2022. He’s sold 10 million albums worldwide, won three Grammy Awards and two MOBO Awards, Ne-Yo is only the second male R&B artist ever to amass […]

todayJuly 21, 2022 5

Edinburgh

How to sleep in the heat

How do you get a good sleep when it’s so hot at night? A big part of the problem is humidity, which makes it hard for sweat to evaporate. So, try and keep your bedroom as cool as possible, shut your blinds or curtains during the day - although doing so with metallic blinds and dark curtains could make the room hotter. You could also open windows on the shady […]

todayJuly 18, 2022 16

Edinburgh

Staying safe on Scotland’s waters

It might be hot, but cooling off in lochs, reservoirs, or in the sea can be more than you bargained for with cold and difficult conditions. If you're heading in or out on the water this summer, make sure you're well prepared. Forestry and Land Scotland will help you keep safe this summer. https://forestryandland.gov.scot/what-we-do/health-safety-wellbeing/water-safety?fbclid=IwAR2U6ykC2e_RRHMQvy6Xaeh-L3mE1OONm5kOjjeyHYC2f_fqKaXgDgM7IxY

todayJuly 18, 2022 15

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