In Full

News in Full

Festive drink driving campaign warns ‘just one’ drink is one too many

Drivers in Scotland are being reminded that there is zero tolerance for ‘just one’ drink before driving.

Health
Residents in St Andrews are being urged to keep their homes secure.

Investigation into assault and robbery in Crossmyloof

Detectives are continuing their enquiries and appealing for the assistance of the public after a 70 year-old woman was assaulted and robbed in Shawmoss Road, Crossmyloof, on Thursday, December 7.

News
S2 football team from Eastwood High School.

New sponsors for school team

Christmas has come early for the S2 football team from Eastwood High School with the announcement of new sponsors.

News
Rouken Glen Park is best in Scotland

Rouken Glen Park is best in Scotland

Rouken Glen Park has been voted by the public as the Scotland’s Best Park at the prestigious annual Fields in Trust Awards 2017.

News
Driving examiners will strike today and tomorrow.

Driving examiners strike over new tests dispute

Hundreds of driving tests across Scotland today (Monday) and tomorrow have been cancelled due to strike action by examiners over the new test and working patterns.

Politics
Prince & Princess of Wales Hospice on Carlton place. Photo: Neale Smith.

Excellent standard of care at Glasgow Hospice

The very highest levels of patient care at The Prince & Princess of Wales Hospice in Glasgow have been commended in a new report by Healthcare Improvement Scotland.

News
Scottish Government urges action on RBS blitz on branches

Scottish Government urges action on RBS blitz on branches

The threatened closure of 62 RBS branches has prompted the Scottish Government to demand a minimum level for essential banking services.

News
Fake taxi rapist jailed for six years

Fake taxi rapist jailed for six years

A Pollokshaws man has been jailed for six years for raping an 18-year-old who mistook him for a private hire taxi driver.

Crime
Deputy First Minister John Swinney.

Independent panel to oversee named person service

An independent panel is being set up to provide expert advice to ensure the Scottish Government’s named person service is workable.

Politics
The resource will be officially launched today

Charity launches new cardiac resource

A Scottish charity has launched a new online resource to support people who have had or been affected by an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest.

Health
There will be days without any service.

When can I get a train over Christmas and New Year?

ScotRail has released the Christmas and New Year schedule, with warnings that there will be no trains on certain days over the festive period.

Transport
Mark’s got the fastest set of wheels in Clarkston

Mark’s got the fastest set of wheels in Clarkston

Record-breaking cyclist, Mark Beaumont rode into town to tell a sell-out audience about his adventures going around the world in 80 days.

Environment
Billy with Yvonne and their son William - as pictured several years ago

Pirate hunter Billy faces ‘home for Christmas’ release decision

The partner of an East Renfrewshire man who has languished in an Indian jail since 2013 is praying he may finally be freed tomorrow.

News
Touch of London comes to Eastwood

Touch of London comes to Eastwood

A Newton Mearns businessman has drawn inspiration from a novel means of transport that is popular with well-heeled Londoners.

Environment
The Met Office have warned that ice is on the way. Picture: PA

Most of Scotland to be hit with icy weather

The Met Office has warned that most of Scotland, save for a few patches on the East coast, will be hit by ice later this evening, leading to a risk of slippery surfaces and travel problems.

News
Coats needed to help Glasgow’s homeless

Coats needed to help Glasgow’s homeless

Extra readers are being invited to get involved in the last phase of a project which helps provide warm coats for the homeless.

Environment
Scotland’s war on booze abuse can claim a major victory

Scotland’s war on booze abuse can claim a major victory

The health lobby have joined forces with Scotland’s publicans to welcome the final victory of the long crusade to bring minimum pricing to off-trade drink sales.

News
Victor - Richard Leonard.

Richard Leonard is new Scottish Labour chief

The Scottish Labour leadership battle sparked by Kezia Dugdale’s shock decision to quit back in August has ended in victory for bookies’ favourite Richard Leonard.

News
A decade of caring in East Renfrewshire

A decade of caring in East Renfrewshire

An organisation which may never have seen the light of day has gone on to celebrate the landmark of its 10th birthday.

Environment
Load more