Allison’s Blog: Not just your standard office job
Inclusion Scotland
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Allison is an intern on our Access to Elected Office project which placed disabled interns with Scottish political parties where they are researching the experiences of disabled members.   As the end of March is fast approaching, I have been reflecting on my time as an Intern with James Dornan MSP. I am also having… Continue Reading Allison’s Blog: Not just your standard office...
Warning Over Risk of Wildfires Over Easter Weekend
The Orkney News
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“We are appealing to people to take great care – it is crucial that people act safely and responsibly in rural environments and follow the countryside code."
The Gin & Ice Cream Diet
The Orkney News
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" I was ready for the first ice cream of the season as my afters – Orkney Ice Cream, of course!"
Easter Weekend in Orkney
The Orkney News
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If you are looking for places to go in Orkney over the Easter weekend, or at any time, check out the pages of The Orkney News
Air Pollution & the Unborn Child
The Orkney News
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Exposure to air pollution is linked to babies’ growth during pregnancy, according to a new study by scientists at the University of Aberdeen.
ALL OUR YESTERDAYS
Munguins New Republic
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Edinburgh Citizen group launches to ‘defend’ city from over-tourism
The Scotsman
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A new campaign is to be launched to “defend” Edinburgh against over-tourism, gentrification, property developers, privatisation of public space and the impact of its ­festivals.
Are Yes marches really too big for the police to handle?
The National
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TOO big! (Police say Glasgow All Under One Banner march will be too big, April 19). If that’s an indication of an increasing support for independence then that’s good news, but not a good one for the Scottish Police force as a whole.
The FM is not dithering or hesitating – she is right to bide her time
The National
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THERE is an understandable desire around to have another indyref at the first available opportunity. But there are, as former US defence secretary Donald Rumsfeld once famously remarked, “known unknowns”.
David and Alistair,your efforts are noted.
YES Annandale
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  In 2009 David Mundell introduced a Private Members Bill in Westminster to ensure that Scottish banknotes would be accepted throughout the UK. Sadly for Mr Mundell, the Bill ran out of time at the first debate stage and sank without trace. Last week, 10 years later, along came Judy Murray (mother of a newsworthy … Continue reading "David and Alistair,your efforts are noted."