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Grass Fire at Elgin

127 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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Elgin Tractor Fire Deliberate

120 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

175 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

186 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

97 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

152 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

19 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

Complaints over Grass Mowing Cutbacks

19 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

34 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

34 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

39 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

64 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

102 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

18 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

19 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

19 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

24 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

51 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

53 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

53 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

60 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

60 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

Murrayfield Pitch Goes Back to Its Grass Roots

70 days ago
Murrayfield pitch goes back to its grass roots. re-laying of the rugby pitch at Murrayfield Stadium began in earnest yesterday after two months of painstaking preparation... -> Read more at The Scotsman

Warning over Grass Fires in Dumbarton and the Vale

85 days ago
Warning over grass fires in Dumbarton and the Vale. FIRE crews in Dumbarton and the Vale are warning people not to set deliberate fires in the town. -> Read more at Dumbarton Reporter

Sheep Called on to Cut Council Grass in Barr

132 days ago
Sheep called on to cut council grass in Barr. SOUTH Ayrshire Council are to introduce a baa-zarre new twist to grass cutting in Barr. -> Read more at Ayr Advertiser