ON Friday a house building firm promised a “major economic boost” to Renfrewshire’s largest town after consent was given for a £17 million housing development on the site where St Mirren Football Club’s home once stood.
AS plans move forward with an ambitious bid to create a southwest version of the world-famous North Coast 500, VisitScotland has just unveiled a new map of tourist routes in Dumfries and Galloway to celebrate National Driving Day next week.
Connecting Scotland's islands to the GB electricity grid could spark a £2.5 billion British investment boom, and after years of waiting it could finally happen – no matter what party ends up in power in June.
IN only one area of Scotland is the Scottish Labour Party putting up more candidates than the SNP and that is East Lothian where the political battle is turning out to be rather more angry and localised than for most councils.
AS the area which is often voted to be the best place in Scotland to live and which contains some of Glasgow’s most salubrious suburbs, it could be thought that East Dunbartonshire has few problems to ponder.
IT may be one of the smallest local authority areas in the country, but Scotland’s fourth largest city is justified in making a lot of noise about the locale, which has been undergoing something of a renaissance in recent years.
A COMMUNITY consultation is due to begin shortly on the first phase of a £120 million plan that will see the millions of wheels that keep British-made cars on the road rolling out of Fort William in the years ahead.
‘THEY are a plaything – like a yacht or a Riviera villa”. Thus speaks a London lobbyist when asked about the status of Highland properties for his clients, while staying at Blair Atholl for hunting and shooting.
IT IS with mixed emotions that I’m standing down as a councillor in May to focus on my role as a Green MSP.