Council Top of Tax Collections Table

Council Top of Tax Collections Table

35 minutes ago - West
Council top of tax collections table. Barrhead's local authority has the highest council tax collection rates in Scotland. -> Read more at Barrhead News

Student Records Found Outside College

Student Records Found Outside College1 hour ago - Highlands
Student records found outside college. A filing cabinet containing students' records is found by a member of the public outside Inverness College UHI's former building. -> Read more at BBC News

Heroin Substitute Methadone Linked to More Than Half of Drugs Deaths in Ayrshire

Heroin Substitute Methadone Linked to More Than Half of Drugs Deaths in Ayrshire1 hour ago - West
Heroin substitute methadone linked to more than half of drugs deaths in Ayrshire. A NEW report on drug mortality has highlighted a worrying trend in Ayrshire, with methadone-related deaths coming under scrutiny. -> Read more at Ayrshire Post

Fantastic Figure Raised for Charity

1 hour ago - Central
Fantastic figure raised for charity. A fundraiser by Carnoustie Rotarians earlier this summer has raised more than £13,000 for charity which was presented this week. -> Read more at Arbroath Herald

UK Government Signals Rethink on Admitting Refugees

UK Government Signals Rethink on Admitting Refugees1 hour ago
UK government signals rethink on admitting refugees. CHANCELLOR George Osborne has said that the number of asylum seekers allowed into the UK is under review as the Scottish Government has offered to take care of “at least” 1,000 as pressure grows on UK ministers to do more in the humanitarian crisis. -> Read more at The Scotsman

Fundraising Cyclist Thanks Public for 'wonderful' Tour

Fundraising Cyclist Thanks Public for 'wonderful' Tour1 hour ago - Central
Fundraising cyclist thanks public for 'wonderful' tour. Angus cyclist Rhona Guild has completed an epic two-wheeled charity tour of Scotland. -> Read more at The Courier

Hamilton Accies FC Community Trust Host 600 Kids at Football Festival

Hamilton Accies FC Community Trust Host 600 Kids at Football Festival1 hour ago - West
Hamilton Accies FC Community Trust host 600 kids at football festival. Spectators also donate items to Hamilton and District Foodbank at charity event. -> Read more at Hamilton Advertiser

Kirsten's Auction for Rare Condition

1 hour ago - Central
Kirsten's auction for rare condition. A young Angus woman is hosting a charity fundraiser to raise money and awareness for a debilitating -> Read more at Arbroath Herald

Early Tennis Prints Found at Glasgow University

Early Tennis Prints Found at Glasgow University1 hour ago
Early tennis prints found at Glasgow university. EXPERTS have scored an ace with the discovery of what are thought to be the earliest printed pictures of a game of tennis. -> Read more at The Scotsman

Driver Spared Jail After Admitting Causing 86-year-old's Death

Driver Spared Jail After Admitting Causing 86-year-old's Death1 hour ago - Central
Driver spared jail after admitting causing 86-year-old's death. A motorist who killed an 86-year-old and badly injured her children has been spared jail after a sheriff said the tragedy was due to "a moment's distraction". -> Read more at The Courier

Youth Club Match Against Duns is Cancelled

1 hour ago - Sport
Youth Club match against Duns is cancelled. Selkirk Youth Club’s first match of the season, due to be played on Saturday at home against Duns Colts, is cancelled as Duns are unable to raise a team... -> Read more at Selkirk Weekend Advertiser

Rare Mineral Find Linked to Meteorite

Rare Mineral Find Linked to Meteorite1 hour ago - Highlands
Rare mineral find linked to meteorite. The earliest known occurrence of a rare mineral formed during meteorite impacts is found in Scotland, say scientists. -> Read more at BBC News

Pillion Rider in Hospital After Crash in Selkirk

1 hour ago - South
Pillion rider in hospital after crash in Selkirk. Police are appealing for witnesses following a collision involving an off-road motorcycle in Selkirk. The incident happened around 8.30pm on Saturday in the Riverside Road area, close to Victoria Park and the leisure centre... -> Read more at The Southern Reporter

Tait Hails Interest in Shop Front Scheme

1 hour ago - South
Tait hails interest in shop front scheme. Future Hawick is delighted with the initial response received for the shop front improvement grant scheme currently being promoted. -> Read more at Hawick News

A Busy End of Month for Town's Lifeboat

1 hour ago - North East
A busy end of month for town's lifeboat. The RNLI Peterhead Tamar Lifeboat ‘The Misses Robertson of Kintail’ launched on Monday, August 31, in what has been a busy end of the month... -> Read more at Buchan Observer

Appeal for Help to Trace Relatives of Man Found Dead in Springburn

1 hour ago - West
Appeal for help to trace relatives of man found dead in Springburn. Police are appealing for help from the public to trace the relatives of a 50-year-old man who was found dead... -> Read more at Milngavie Herald

Sheku Bayoh Family Demands Results After Meeting Death Inquiry Chief

2 hours ago
Sheku Bayoh family demands results after meeting death inquiry chief. Relatives of Sheku Bayoh called for "results rather then broken promises" after meeting the head of the team investigating his death in custody. -> Read more at Herald Scotland

Saline Family Meets the Stars at Knockhill!

Saline Family Meets the Stars at Knockhill!2 hours ago - East
Saline family meets the stars at Knockhill! A SALINE family were treated to a day to remember at Knockhill as part of a fund-raising effort for their one-year-old son. -> Read more at Dunfermline Press

Palnackie All Set for World Flounder Tramping Championships

Palnackie All Set for World Flounder Tramping Championships2 hours ago - South
Palnackie all set for World Flounder Tramping Championships. As well as crowning the winner, the day includes face painting, a pet show and a car boot sale with funds being raised for three groups. -> Read more at Dumfries & Galloway Standard

Picture Gallery: Miss Scotland 2015 Sees Lanarkshire Duo Compete in Glittering Final

Picture Gallery: Miss Scotland 2015 Sees Lanarkshire Duo Compete in Glittering Final2 hours ago - West
Picture gallery: Miss Scotland 2015 sees Lanarkshire duo compete in glittering final. Julie Govan (19) of Stonehouse and Stephanie Dunn (23) from Larkhall did themselves proud. -> Read more at Hamilton Advertiser

Battle of the Buses is Start of Lanarkshire War

2 hours ago - West
Battle of the Buses is start of Lanarkshire war. WORRIED Clydesdale parents added their voices to a clamour against cuts in free school transport at a heated meeting at council headquarters last Wednesday... -> Read more at Carluke Gazette

Scottish Fish Landings Rise by a Third

Scottish Fish Landings Rise by a Third2 hours ago - South
Scottish fish landings rise by a third. Nearly a third more fish were landed in Scotland last year but there was a decline in jobs and prices, according to new figures. -> Read more at BBC News

Cranshaw's Community Defibrillator Stolen

2 hours ago - South
Cranshaw's community defibrillator stolen. Police are investigating the theft of a community defibrillator from Cranshaws at the weekend... -> Read more at The Southern Reporter

Royal Rail Visit Sees Tweedbank Road Closures

2 hours ago - South
Royal rail visit sees Tweedbank road closures. There will be a number of road closures and car park restrictions in force from Saturday onwards... -> Read more at The Southern Reporter

Parker Casts Light on 73% Carbon Tax Hike

2 hours ago - South
Parker casts light on 73% carbon tax hike. Scottish Borders Council’s carbon tax liability has leapt by 73% – despite the authority reducing its overall energy consumption... -> Read more at The Southern Reporter