WORLD PORRIDGE MAKING CHAMPIONSHIP TO REMAIN VIRTUAL FOR 2021

Organisers of the coveted World Porridge Making Championship have announced that the competition will remain virtual for 2021.

REGIONAL BREAKDOWN: SCOTLAND DISTRIBUTES MORE THAN 50,000 SECOND VACCINE DOSES IN 24 HOURS FOR FIRST TIME

More than 50,000 second doses of the Covid vaccine have been issued over the last 24 hours - beating the previous daily record by more...

 
 
 

PTSD IS STILL WOEFULLY MISUNDERSTOOD - NOT EVEN MY GP KNEW ENOUGH ABOUT IT

In 2015, when my GP finally said the words: "I think you may have PTSD", I was confused.

MAN, 89, AIRLIFTED TO HOSPITAL AFTER BEING TRAPPED UNDER TRACTOR NEAR LAIRG

An 89-year-old man has been flown to hospital after he was freed from under a tractor near Lairg.

 
 
 

ABERDEEN HAILED AN “EXAMPLE UK-WIDE” FOR RETAINING PURPLE FLAG ACCREDITATION

Aberdeen has been recognised for its safe city centre - for the eighth year in a row.

ALBA PARTY MANIFESTO: PLEDGES ON INDYREF2 AND EUROPE

Alex Salmond promised to add “urgency” to quitting the UK as he unveiled his Alba Party manifesto for the Scottish election.

 
 
 

SHETLAND FERRIES REINTRODUCE CASH PAYMENTS

Cash payments have been reintroduced on Shetland ferries.

FIREFIGHTERS ATTEND GORSE FIRE IN HIGHLAND VILLAGE

Firefighters are currently on-route to a gorse fire in Ardersier. Two appliances from Nairn have been dispatched to the scene following...

 
 
 

HUNDREDS OF ELDERLY NORTH-EAST PATIENTS SPARED HOSPITAL STAYS THANKS TO ‘AMAZING' HOME CARE SCHEME

Hundreds of pensioners have been spared from hospital stays thanks to a scheme designed to cut down on unnecessary admissions.

HIGHLAND MENTAL HEALTH CHARITY TO REOPEN DROP-IN CENTRE

A Highland mental health charity is to reopen its drop-in centre next week as lockdown restrictions ease.

 
 
 

NORTH-EAST WHISKY FIRM MOVES INTO SOUTH-EAST ASIAN MARKET WITH PRODUCTS HITTING THE SHELVES IN KUALA LUMPUR

Duncan Taylor Scotch Whisky has sealed a deal that brings some of their range of spirits to markets in Kuala Lumpur.

GLOBAL GIANTS BAYER AND RAGT COLLABORATE ON NEW HYBRID WHEAT

RAGT and Bayer are to collaborate on producing new high potential, state-of-the-art hybrid wheat varieties for European farmers .

 
 
 

DUNROBIN CASTLE: ‘EXTRAORDINARY' ATTIC AUCTION RAISES £732,528

An aristocrat's treasure trove of heirlooms has been sold for more than £700,000 in a marathon auction that raised twice the pre-sale...

NATIONAL TRUST FOR SCOTLAND ANNOUNCES STAGGERED REOPENING OF HERITAGE SITES

The National Trust for Scotland has announced a staggered reopening of heritage sites in its care from Monday 26 April.

 
 
 

ABERDEENSHIRE COUNCIL URGED TO FUND FURTHER IMPROVEMENTS TO ITS GYPSY TRAVELLER SITES TO ENSURE HUMAN RIGHTS ARE MET

Traveller sites in Aberdeenshire could be in line for upgrades as councillors agree to push for a share of a £20million pot aimed at...

NHS HEALTH CHIEF: ENCOURAGING TRAVELLERS TO TAKE TWO COVID TESTS WILL OFFER ISLAND COMMUNITIES ‘ASSURANCE' AGAINST VIRUS

An NHS health boss said people taking the recommended two lateral flow tests before travelling will help protect the island communities.

 
 
 

RIGGING THE GAME WITH TABITHA LASLEY, THE WOMAN WHO BROKE INTO THE WORLD OF NORTH SEA OIL WORKERS

It's a familiar Hollywood plotline; the single-minded individual who confronts obstacles, struggles with strangers and ends up being...

MYSTERY ANIMAL REMAINS FOUND IN THE WESTERN ISLES GO VIRAL WITH SUGGESTIONS IT COULD BE ‘NESSIE'

The remains of a giant spine found on a beach in South Uist have lead to speculation that it could be that of the Loch Ness Monster.

 
 
 

CATCALLING ON NORTH SEA OIL RIGS BRANDED ‘UNACCEPTABLE'

Harassment of women offshore has been branded “unacceptable” as a female engineer shared her experience of facing catcalling while...

GAVIN PRICE THINKS ELGIN SHOWED THEY ARE 'UP FOR' PLAY-OFFS FIGHT AFTER 'BAD SEVEN DAYS'

Elgin City were unable to deny Queen's Park the League Two title despite a battling show at the Falkirk Stadium.

 
 
 



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Dave Bautista rules out wrestling return: WWE star Batista will ‘never go back'

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Peter Andre wants to be frozen after he dies which sounds pretty chill

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