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Glasgow Clyde College is awarded the Menopause Friendly Accreditation

Glasgow Clyde College – one of the largest Further Education providers in Scotland with three campuses at Anniesland, Cardonald and Langside – is the first college in Scotland to be awarded The Menopause Friendly Accreditation. Being menopause friendly is important…

SHORE Seaweed Chips Debuts in Tesco Scotland as “local favourites”

SHORE the Scottish Seaweed Company (SHORE) celebrates a new milestone achievement with the successful debut of their innovative 100% plant-based Seaweed Chips range into 71 Tesco stores across Scotland. As part of a special Taste of Scotland promotion, SHORE’S Seaweed…

Scotland Bucks National Trend with Increase in Town Centre Visitor Growth as National Report Shows Footfall Dropped Last Year Compared to 2022

Place Informatics, the leading provider of footfall and location visitor behaviour data monitoring in the UK, has published a national visitor data report to give an overview of how footfall across town centres in the UK compared in 2023 to…

Glasgow proves popular location for First Time Buyers, according to the latest data from newhomesforsale.co.uk

Demand for new build properties in Glasgow amongst First Time Buyers has increased significantly in recent years, according to the latest data from leading new-home property website, newhomesforsale.co.uk. The website, which lists eleven new build developments located in and around…

Edinburgh announced as one of UK’s friendliest cities, as new research reveals link between neighbourhoods and mental wellbeing

Edinburgh second in the UK friendliest cities, with 70 percent of residents saying they were friends with their neighbours. Surprisingly, Londoners topped the poll (73 percent). An overwhelming 95 percent of Edinburgh residents believe good neighbours positively impact their mental…

smartR AI co-operation with Edinburgh University EPCC and Cerebras

Edinburgh, January 15th 2024. smartR AI™ and EPCC, part of the University of Edinburgh, are partnering together on a super computer trial project using the Cerebras CS-2 Wafer-Scale Engine (WSE) system. EPCC is the UK’s leading centre of Supercomputing and…

Chancellor fails to ride the hydro wave to help cut carbon emissions and household bills

Government misses key opportunity to back a sustainable and reliable renewable energy source, as major new report shows hydropower helped slash £1.1billion off consumer bills The Chancellor has missed a golden opportunity to support the UK’s strategic economic, employment and…

Edwin James Group Commits to Graduate Investment.

Edwin James Group, a leading engineering services provider, has reaffirmed its commitment to investing in the next generation of talent. After successfully achieving its apprenticeship target in 2023, the company is now expanding its programme to include graduate apprenticeships, further…

Revolutionary land management platform, powered by artificial intelligence, launches in Scotland

A groundbreaking software platform, developed in Scotland and powered by artificial intelligence (AI), is poised to transform global land management practices. In just a matter of minutes, The Rethink Platform, designed and built by Aviemore-based Rethink Carbon, will generate comprehensive natural capital…

Scotland Ambulance Services Apologies to Staff After Staff Data Spreadsheet ‘Shared in Error’

Scotland Ambulance Services has been forced to apologise to some members of staff after a spreadsheet containing private data was attached to an email on 16 January. A SAS spokesman confirmed that the email was “sent out in error” and…