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Fishing season is now underway on the River Tay

Fishing season is now underway on the River Tay

The opening of the River Tay salmon fishing season took place at Meikleour on Monday this week. However, the 2018 season comes at a time of change, some positive and some very concerning, for fish runs into the Tay, writes Stacey Wylie. On the positive side, early-running spring salmon are getting bigger. The mean weight ofContinue Reading

Glasgow Citizens Theatre’s 50p offer is just the ticket

Glasgow Citizens Theatre’s 50p offer is just the ticket

Glasgow’s Citizens Theatre is kicking off 2018 by offering bargain hungry fans the chance to snap up 50p tickets for the company’s production of Rona Munro’s modern classic, Bold Girls. From 10am on Saturday, 20 January, 100 tickets for Bold Girls will be available for 50p. Tickets are available across 10 performances and can onlyContinue Reading

Scots actress Karen Gillan is new ambassador for Edinburgh International Film Festival

Scots actress Karen Gillan is new ambassador for Edinburgh International Film Festival

Scots actress Karen Gillan has been announced as a patron of the Edinburgh International Film Festival’s The Young & the Wild strand. Born in Inverness in 1987, Karen is best known for her role as Amy Pond in Doctor Who, and for portraying Nebula in Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy films, a role which sheContinue Reading

Supermarket gives its backing to small Scottish firm

Supermarket gives its backing to small Scottish firm

A Scottish supermarket has given its support to a new bottling facility dedicated to overcoming the challenges in getting small batch craft sodas manufactured. Scotmid Co-operative has invested in The Start-Up Drinks Lab. Borne out of sheer frustration at the lack of accessible production facilities for small batch soft drinks, The Start-Up Drinks Lab wasContinue Reading

One quarter of house sales in Scotland continue to go to buyers from England

One quarter of house sales in Scotland continue to go to buyers from England

Changes in stamp duty levels in unlikely to deter buyers south of the border from snapping up homes in Scotland. It is expected that in 2018, one-quarter of all house sales in Scotland will be made by buyers from England. Experts say the number of Scottish properties being snapped up by English buyers should remainContinue Reading