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Compare Companies reveals the most sought-after tradespeople in 2023

UK households have made more than half a million (580,920)1 searches online for local tradespeople in the first half of this year and now new research reveals the most in-demand trades across the country. Data experts at Compare Companies, an…

The Boathouse: Delicious Scottish Food and Service at it’s Best – for Humans and Dogs!

The Tasteat55 team were fortunate to visit Perthshire last week, having the chance to stay at Loch Tay Highland Lodges and experience Scottish hospitality first hand. The Holiday Park was one of the nicest we’ve encountered – however, while staying…

Glamping in Scotland – Can it Get Any Better Than This?

Editor Lisa Baker Reviews her glamping stay at Loch Tay Highland Lodges We love nothing more than getting out in the outdoors with our big tent filled with luxuries – but I’m now hitting my fifties and struggling with arthritis…

RES gears up for final Hill of Fare Wind Farm events

RES has announced that the final round of public exhibitions for its’ Aberdeenshire Hill of Fare Wind Farm proposal, approximately 6km north of Banchory, will take place w/c 19th June in the local area. The events, which will provide people…

Leading Scottish digital marketing agency makes the move to employee ownership

Clean Digital puts trust in its people by putting them right at the heart of the business Clean Digital, a leading digital marketing agency, has announced it has completed the move into employee ownership. From today 6 June the Leith-based…

Oran Homecare Named 2023 Scottish Care Provider of the Year

Oran Homecare, a locally owned and operated care provider from Fife, has been announced as the winner of the 2023 Scottish Care Provider of the Year award. Nominated alongside UK national care giants ‘Bluebird Homecare’ and ‘The Good Care Group,’…

Homes for Good to play a leading role on the International Stage

Scottish social enterprise, Homes for Good, will take to the stage on the opening day of this year’s International Social Housing Festival (ISHF) in Barcelona, to share their knowledge of the UK social and private housing sectors. Homes For Good…

Carers Week: Scottish charity powers Short Breaks for unpaid carers using local gift cards

Unpaid carers can use the Scotland Loves Local Gift Cards for all types of Short Breaks including quality time with their family, lunch with a friend, or a night away A charity in Dundee is supporting unpaid carers using an…

Scotland Has Insufficient’ Alternatives to hospital admissions for children, Report Reveals

A new study by the University of Aberdeen has concluded there are record numbers of unwell children being admitted to Scottish hospitals, finding that the current new alternatives being used are insufficient. The researchers are calling for the introduction of…

AI-powered “Cera Brain” platform increases social care sector capacity while delivering higher wages to Aberdeenshire carers

Cera Brain joins its existing suite of AI products Digitising business allows Cera to pay carers more Utilising AI to optimise capacity allowing carers to see 20% more patients per day  50,000 appointments per day and growing, saving the NHS…