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Grass Fire at Elgin

228 days ago
Grass fire at Elgin. FIREFIGHTERS attended a grass fire on the outskirts of the Moray capital yesterday. -> Read more at Northern Scot

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Up to 40 Pet Snakes Killed in Elgin Fire

32 days ago
Up to 40 pet snakes killed in Elgin fire. As many as 40 pet snakes are believed to have died in a fire which destroyed a flat in Elgin on Sunday. -> Read more at Northern Scot

Elgin Tractor Fire Deliberate

221 days ago
Elgin tractor fire deliberate. POLICE are investigation a willful fire-raising in Elgin. -> Read more at Northern Scot

Investigation Launched into Elgin Fire

276 days ago
Investigation launched into Elgin fire. AN INVESTIGATION is underway following a fire at a disused Moray visitor centre. -> Read more at Northern Scot

Clydesdale Bank Fire in Elgin

287 days ago
Clydesdale Bank fire in Elgin. A HIGH Street bank in Elgin had to be evacuated after a small fire. -> Read more at Northern Scot

Major Fire Evacuation Exercise for Elgin Entertainment Venue

198 days ago
Major fire evacuation exercise for Elgin entertainment venue. A MAJOR fire evacuation exercise will see 'casualties' rescued from a smoke-filled nightclub premises in Elg... -> Read more at Northern Scot

Elgin Makes Emotional Visit to Elgin

253 days ago
Elgin makes emotional visit to Elgin. A LITTLE boy named Elgin made an emotional visit to the town that inspired his name. -> Read more at Northern Scot

Long Grass Complaints

120 days ago
Long grass complaints. THE warm spring has caught out Dumfries and Galloway Council's grass-cutting programme which had been pared back because of budget cuts. -> Read more at Eskdale & Liddesdale Advertiser

Residents Turn to DIY Grass Cutting

92 days ago
Residents turn to DIY grass cutting. FED up residents are increasingly taking matters into their own hands and cutting communal grass areas themselves because council mai... -> Read more at Inverness Courier

How to Grow the Best Grass at Monitor Farm

98 days ago
How to grow the best grass at monitor farm. The farmer group at Quality Meat Scotland’s Peeblesshire monitor farm, Hundleshope, focused on grassland at its latest m... -> Read more at The Southern Reporter

Complaints over Grass Mowing Cutbacks

120 days ago
Complaints over grass mowing cutbacks. Council chiefs are being inundated with complaints about the impact of a cash-saving policy to reduce grass cutting across East Dun... -> Read more at Milngavie Herald

Firefighters Tackle Grass Blaze

135 days ago
Firefighters tackle grass blaze. Dozens of firefighters tackle a major grass blaze in the Mar Lodge Estate area near Braemar in Aberdeenshire. -> Read more at BBC News

Fury over Grass Cutting Cutback

135 days ago
Fury over grass cutting cutback. Concerns have been raised that a money-saving reduction in grass cutting could have serious ‘public safety’ implications... -> Read more at Kirkintilloch Herald

The Grass is Greener at The Woll Golf Course

140 days ago
The grass is greener at The Woll golf course. A major redevelopment of a Borders golf course has been completed, with the directors hoping it will help continue to drive ... -> Read more at Selkirk Weekend Advertiser

Council's Grass Cutting "a Disgrace", Says MSP

165 days ago
Council's grass cutting "a disgrace", says MSP. Following complaints from an increasing number of constituents arising from the lack of grass cutting in rural cemeteries,... -> Read more at Galloway Gazette

Grass Roots Cricket is the Key for Banks

203 days ago
Grass roots cricket is the key for Banks. Sport-loving Souter Rory Banks is having a ball in his new role as Borders Cricket community coach and is hoping to bring the yo... -> Read more at Selkirk Weekend Advertiser

Council Gets to the Root of Grass Cutting Problem

119 days ago
Council gets to the root of grass cutting problem. COUNCIL chiefs and contractors have pledged not to let the grass grow under their feet in response to a barrage of crit... -> Read more at Ross-shire Journal

Grass Cutting Complaints at "unprecedented" Levels

120 days ago
Grass cutting complaints at "unprecedented" levels. THE number of complaints regarding the standard of grass cutting in public open spaces and cemeteries in Caithness alo... -> Read more at John O'Groat Journal

Pledge to Improve Grass-cutting Service

120 days ago
Pledge to improve grass-cutting service. HIGHLAND Council has pledged to improve the quality of grass-cutting in public open spaces and cemeteries after receiving an "unp... -> Read more at Lochaber News

Backlash over Reduced Grass-cutting Policy

125 days ago
Backlash over reduced grass-cutting policy. Residents in Milngavie say the council’s decision to stop cutting the grass in public areas has sparked a potential R... -> Read more at Milngavie Herald

Grass Cutting Grief Mounts for SBHA

152 days ago
Grass cutting grief mounts for SBHA. Scottish Borders Housing Association has been slammed following numerous grass cutting complaints from townspeople. -> Read more at Hawick News

Outcry Forces Grass-cutting U-turn

154 days ago
Outcry forces grass-cutting U-turn. Council amends graveyard maintenance policy after public anger at grass cutting slashes -> Read more at Dumfries & Galloway Standard

Council 'caught Out' by Growing Grass

154 days ago
Council 'caught out' by growing grass. The frequency of grass cuts in rural cemeteries is to be increased after councillors admitted being “caught out” by the... -> Read more at Galloway Gazette

Grass-cutting Crews out in Force in Selkirk

161 days ago
Grass-cutting crews out in force in Selkirk. A plea has been made to give contractors cutting grass around Scottish Borders Housing Association (SBHA) homes in Selkirk ti... -> Read more at Selkirk Weekend Advertiser

Housing Chiefs Say Sorry to Tenants over Grass Cutting

161 days ago
Housing chiefs say sorry to tenants over grass cutting. Scottish Borders Housing Association (SBHA) tenants have received an apology from the organisation for delays in i... -> Read more at The Southern Reporter