Scottish Fire

Government supported PII program for EWS-1 assessors to be provided by MGAM and SCOR

A NEW government-backed Professional Liability Insurance (PII) scheme for EWS-1 Assessors will be implemented by MGAM (itself an Acrisure partner) and SCOR in partnership with the Department of Leveling, Housing and communities. The Exterior Wall Fire Review Process Forms, commonly referred to as EWS-1 forms, have been developed by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), UK Finance and the ...

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Couriers: Need to look closely at the spread of new forest plantations

VICKY Allan asks interesting questions about BrewDog’s tree-planting ambitions in the Cairngorms (“Brewdog: A punk way to save the world. Or green lairds?”, The Herald, June 21). But does BrewDog deserve the Scottish Government’s huge forestry grant, reportedly in excess of £1million, to help with this endeavour? Maybe BrewDog is just boarding a public money gravy train, along with hordes ...

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Thousands take part in marches through Glasgow and Edinburgh for Pride

Thousands of people took part in marches in Glasgow and Edinburgh as part of Pride. Crowds gathered outside the Scottish Parliament in Scotland’s capital, while around 12,000 people reportedly marched through Glasgow on Saturday. This is the first time the official Glasgow Pride event has taken place since before the pandemic. The march in Glasgow proceeded from outside Glasgow Green, ...

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A guide to the best of the Scottish Highlands

Bordered by seas and full of natural wonders, this region is worth a visit. Share this article Owith the reduction of restrictions on international travel, and the United States lifting its COVID testing requirements, this summer is the time to dust off the passport. But while some travelers may still be wary of cramming into the Louvre or partying in ...

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Terrifying footage shows passengers scrambling to escape the plane on FIRE after it crash-landed at Miami airport

This is the horrific moment passengers escaped from a plane as it caught fire after crash-landing at a Florida airport. The Red Air plane caught fire at Miami airport around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, slightly injuring three people. seven People are seen sliding down the plane’s evacuation slide on TuesdayCredit: @WPLGLocal10 / Twitter seven Passengers quickly evacuated the plane as it ...

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Hamilton supermarket closed and nearby residents evacuated following gas leak

Shoppers were shocked to find a Hamilton supermarket and gas station closed with emergency services present over the weekend. Morrisons store and petrol station staff were evacuated on Saturday night after reports of a cylinder gas leak on the premises. It is understood that residents of nearby homes and apartments were also directed to a safe area for almost two ...

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Scottish census leaders have ditched ‘safety net’ paper forms despite tactics boosting uptake in the south

BOSSES of Scotland’s botched ‘digital first’ census has ended the idea of ​​a ‘safety net’ of paper forms despite tactics promoting adoption in England and Wales, The Scottish can reveal Sun. National records of Scotland faced further anger tonight after it emerged they dropped moves to send traditional polls by default to areas where many people aren’t online. 2 Census ...

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Celtic move Alexandro Bernabei ‘hours away’ as early Lanus exit set for left-back

Alexandro Beirnabei could leave Lanus ‘in the next few hours’ ahead of his potential move to Celtic. The Argentinian left-back has been kicked out of his club’s last two games for apparently doing deals in Europe. And it is understood a move to the Celts could be close after Lanus slapped a £3.75m asking price at the Bernabei. The fee ...

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Shocking photos show terrified customers running for cover as gunmen open fire on Denny’s in broad daylight

SHOCKING photos show the moment terrified customers took cover after gunmen stormed a Denny’s restaurant in broad daylight. Four people were killed in the incident, which happened at a Denny’s restaurant in the town of Cuidad Juarez in Chihuahua, Mexico, located just 10 miles from El Paso, Texas. 6 Shocking footage from Denny’s restaurant captured the shootingCredit: Denny’s 6 Devastated ...

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SNP minister under fire for announcing planned independence referendum date on radio

THE SCOTTISH government has been accused of setting a timetable for a ‘wild’ referendum next year after the SNP’s Constitution Secretary said his administration planned to hold a second independence vote next October . The pledge comes after Nicola Sturgeon launched her administration’s renewed case for independence – as she suggested a new strategy to legally stage a rerun of ...

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Early morning fire forces closure of popular Lanarkshire restaurant

An early morning fire at a restaurant in Lanarkshire has forced the premises to close this week. The fire started in the kitchen and bar area of ​​GC Bar and Bistro in downtown Hamilton. Fire crews rushed to the scene shortly after 5am on Sunday June 12 and put out the inferno before it could spread any further. The Lanarkshire ...

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‘I need answers,’ insists Steve Clarke as he reveals investigation following shocking Ireland defeat and brushes aside criticism

STEVE CLARKE last night promised to launch an investigation in Scotland after Saturday’s horrific defeat in Dublin. The under-fire boss wants answers after the Nations League 3-0 humiliation against the Republic of Ireland. 1 Steve Clarke insists he can turn things around in Scotland The tartan army seethed in the Aviva stadium and booed the team. Scotland face Armenia in ...

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Ukrainian tanks fire from wheat fields as Zelensky warns of global food crisis

A UKRAINIAN tank fires from a wheat field – as President Volodymyr Zelensky warned that the Russian invasion was triggering a global food crisis. The T-64BV fought back outside Soledar in the beleaguered eastern region of Donbass. 3 A Ukrainian tank fires from a wheat field – as President Volodymyr Zelensky warned that the Russian invasion was triggering a global ...

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Light up the Quattro – the vote finds the UK’s favorite TV police cars

The burgundy Jaguar Mark 2 driven by Inspector Morse on TV show Morse has been voted the most iconic TV police car of all time, in a new poll commissioned by automotive entertainment show Top Gear. The classic British model was said to top the cops by more than half (53%) of those polled, closely followed by Gene Hunt’s Audi ...

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West Lothian Police appeal after row of trees ‘suspiciously’ set alight near houses

West Lothian Police are appealing to the public after a set of trees were set on fire suspiciously on Tuesday. Whitburn officers are hoping the public can provide information after being made aware of the fire at a property in Gleneagles Court around 8pm on Tuesday. They say a number of conifers were set on fire and could have easily ...

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Ministers under fire for maintaining secrecy over ScotRail contracts with suppressed Dutch company Abellio

SCOTRAIL and Scottish ministers have been accused of hiding how much taxpayers’ money is being spent to keep Scottish trains running after nationalisation. Transport Minister Jenny Gilruth and ScotRail declined to discuss the amount of taxpayers’ money that was given to rejected ScotRail operator Abellio after nationalisation, or the salaries of key players at the rail operator. Nationalized ScotRail has ...

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Six people taken to hospital after accident between Kelty and Kinross

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Emergency teams attend an accident at Glenrothes shopping center

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Plans for Scotland’s new £12m Crannog center have been submitted to Perth and Kinross council

Plans for Scotland’s new £12million Crannog center have been submitted to Perth and Kinross council. The Scottish Crannog Center Trust hopes the attraction will be “Scotland’s most sustainable museum” and bring “many more jobs, opportunities and visitors to Highland Perthshire”. A devastating fire in June 2021 accelerated the need for the planned development across Loch Tay. The fire destroyed the ...

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Gordonstoun School Fire Service wins Queen’s Award

The Gordonstoun Volunteer Fire Service received a prestigious Royal Award for its efforts. The crew received the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service – the highest honor a group of local volunteers can receive in the UK and the equivalent of an MBE. The Morayshire-based independent school, attended by Prince Philip and Prince Charles, is the only school in the UK ...

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Dalkeith Fire Station could move to a shared site

Talks have already taken place with Midlothian Council on the possibility of a joint campus at Stobhill and the local authority has said it will not object to a joint base of fire and ambulance services. The move comes after structural reports found the current fire station was built with the same type of concrete roof planks that were blamed ...

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Superyacht owner’s flashing nameplate ‘Del Boy’ ‘started fire which destroyed £6m craft’

A yacht owner’s flashing new nameplate ‘DEL BOY’ may have started the inferno that destroyed the £6million craft. Sources believe its proximity to the nine tonnes of diesel on board could be the cause of the devastating fire that destroyed the Rendezvous. 3 The plush 85ft superyacht was engulfed in flames within minutes of drifting from its berth at Torquay ...

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Pope, Anglican and Scottish church leaders to pray in Africa

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis, Archbishop of Canterbury and head of a church in Scotland will jointly lead a prayer vigil for peace during his visit to South Sudan next month, the Vatican announced Saturday. He released details of the pontiff’s itinerary during his trips to Africa from July 2-7, which he will begin in Congo. Next, he will ...

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Upstate Parent Family Weekend Schedule May 27-29

Wait, parents! It’s time for summer reading events, festival season, outdoor concerts, farmers markets and more. There’s so much to do, including new places to play at Unity Park and new exhibits coming to TCMU-Greenville and the Upcountry History Museum — and “Hamilton” is also coming in June. Get the details, tips on planning summer trips with kids, a healthy ...

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Dundee City Council renews fire alarm contract with McGill

McGill and Dundee City Council are set to renew their longstanding relationship with the award of a contract to install wireless fire alarms at council-owned properties across the city. Over 25 years, McGill’s Fire and Security Division has carried out a number of contracts on behalf of the board, including the installation and maintenance of guard call systems, door entry ...

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A fire breaks out in a caravan in Methil

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Liverpool arrive at Anfield with a bus on FIRE ahead of the must-see Premier League final against Wolves

The LIVERPOOL team bus caught fire on its way to Anfield for Sunday’s game against Wolves. There was an electric atmosphere outside the ground as the bus rolled through a cloud of red smoke. 1 The fire caused extensive damage to the roof of the team bus But a photo taken by one of the supporters present showed a small ...

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Vineyard City Celebration kicks off summer of events | News, Sports, Jobs

1 / 7 Nathan Jensen sets up the Tip Top for Orem Summerfest, which runs through Saturday at Orem City Park on Center Street in Orem. Kevin Lee, Daily Herald file photo 2 / 7 Orem’s Steven Stoker chews a hot dog as he watches the progress of his opponents in the Wienerschnitzel Hot Dog Eating Contest as ...

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Arborist called to save cat ends up being rescued by firefighters

A TREE surgeon who was called in to rescue a cat ended up being rescued by firefighters after becoming trapped on a roof. Basim Hashmi called the arborist at his home in win bridgePerthshire on Sunday when his beloved moggy Toby got stuck on top of their house. The 32-year-old was shocked, however, when the arborist also got stuck on ...

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Midlothian beautician devastated after salon destroyed in ‘deliberate attack’

A Midlothian beautician has been devastated after her salon business was destroyed in a deliberate arson attack. Kellyanne Beattie was away overnight when her business – located in the back garden of her family home – was targeted by vandals, causing £20,000 damage. The wooden structure housing the lounge was left a burnt shell with all lounge equipment lost as ...

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Wasteland behind Edinburgh Lidl ‘burnt down’ as smoke rises over store

Thick smoke could be seen rising above an Edinburgh Lidl on Sunday May 15 after a wasteland area burned. Footage taken around the West Granton Road store showed a collection of burning rubbish and materials as the blaze took hold behind the building. Becoming visible around 7 p.m., the flames appeared to have reached a substantial height before emergency services ...

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MSPs and pro-choice campaigners gather in Edinburgh for Roe VS Wade abortion rights debate

MSPs and reproductive rights activists gathered in Edinburgh to show solidarity with their American peers who were protesting against the new Roe v Wade call. The protest, outside the US consulate in the Scottish capital, came as hundreds of thousands of people across America took to the streets to protest the looming US Supreme Court decision to overturn the landmark ...

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Scott Brown plans SPFL transfer raid as Fleetwood Town boss aims for quick deals

Scott Brown is planning to make a raid on the Scottish market after taking the reins of Fleetwood Town. The Celtic legend landed his first managerial job at the English League One club yesterday and is already preparing for next season. Former Hibs teammate and Dunfermline No.2 Steven Whittaker is expected to head south as Brown’s assistant manager. And it ...

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Activation of a malicious fire alarm during a higher exam at Montrose Academy

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Frances Tait: Banning Combustible Cladding on High-Risk Buildings in Scotland: What Businesses Need to Know

Frances Tait, who works in Womble Bond Dickinson’s construction and engineering team, outlines the changes to combustible lining legislation that are to be introduced in Scotland. Everyone’s attention has been on the Safe Buildings Bill (now the Safe Buildings Act 2022) which received Royal Assent on 28 April 2022 – but it’s important to remember that North of the border, ...

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Terrified guests claim they were left to their own devices during the fire alarm at the hotel five years after the fatal blaze

TERRIFIED guests have told of the panic of a fire alarm at a hotel – five years after a fatal blaze. They claim they were left on their own after a midnight alert at the five-star Cameron House. 1 EGW05F Cameron House, a five-star hotel on the shores of Loch Lomond near Balloch, Scotland, is a Q Hotels propertyCredit: Alamy ...

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Three cars burned in the Whitfield area of ​​Dundee

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Two people rescued from river embankment after huge emergency response in Ayr

Two people have been rescued after falling down an embankment near the River Ayr. A man and woman have both been brought to safety after struggling near Holmston Road today along the River Ayr promenade. An air ambulance landed on the grounds of nearby Kyle Academy in response to the incident which saw firefighters, police and ambulances rush to the ...

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Six people rushed to hospital after two car crashes on major Scottish road

Six people have been rushed to hospital after a two-car crash on a major Scottish road. Emergency services rushed to the scene on the A85, near Dunollie Road, Oban at around 6.15pm on Tuesday May 3. The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) sent two devices to the scene, near Pennyfuir Farm. It is understood the Scottish Ambulance Service was ...

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Date for inquest into fatal Cameron House fire could be set this week

A second preliminary hearing in an inquest into the tragic deaths of a couple in the Cameron House fire tragedy will take place tomorrow (May 3). A virtual hearing will begin at Paisley Sheriff Court ahead of a Fatal Accident Inquiry (FAI) into the deaths of Simon Midgley, 32, and Richard Dyson, 38. Simon’s mother Jane has been fighting for ...

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WATCH: Bird’s eye view of Lanarkshire town captured by drone enthusiast

This is the location in Lanarkshire where area firefighters practice their skills. Now locals can enjoy a birds-eye view of the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service’s National Training Center at Cambuslang, courtesy of a local drone enthusiast. George Allison, who remains in the area, recently captured footage of the city and fire base while using his drone. The Lanarkshire Live ...

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Edinburgh crime: Muirhouse youth charity feels ‘sickened’ after vandal torches minibus

The minibus was parked at Craigroyston High School, where the charity is based, when it was set on fire around 5pm on Saturday – in broad daylight. The vehicle, which belonged to the Muirhouse Youth Development Group (MYDG), was completely burnt out and is now unusable. Dean Shanks, strategic director of MYDG, said the crime had an “immediate impact” on ...

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Armed police lock down the streets of Perth near the city’s school

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How Sarwar’s ‘no deal with SNP’ could backfire on Labor

During a campaign visit to Possilpark, Glasgow earlier this month, Keir Starmer and Anas Sarwar flatly rejected any prospect of Labor working in a coalition with the SNP at local or national level in the future. Labor leaders in Britain and Scotland were adamant there would be no deal with Nicola Sturgeon’s party either after the May 5 vote or ...

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Engines destroyed as man hospitalized in horror three-car crash in Fife

Engines have been destroyed with a man in hospital following a three-car crash in Fife. Emergency services were called to report a white car rammed into two vehicles parked in Robert Adam Drive, Kirkcaldy on Saturday. The alert was given around 7:20 a.m. Footage from the scene shows a white car with a completely destroyed “L” plate on the front ...

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Huge wildfire breaks out near Scottish village as emergency services rush to scene

A huge forest fire has broken out near a Scottish village this evening. Emergency services rushed to Patna in East Ayrshire after the alarm was raised at around 8.35pm on Thursday April 21. Fire crews rushed to the blaze, which is currently burning in an area described as “long distance” from the nearest road. Firefighters were present, but as night ...

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Emergency services rush to late fire in Scottish flats as residents are evacuated

Emergency services rushed to a fire in a set of Scottish flats this evening. Fire crews rushed to Bellfield Court in Musselburgh after the alarm was raised at around 8.45pm on Wednesday April 20. Residents were evacuated to the streets after the fire broke out as firefighters took to the streets. Mercy crews were still on scene battling the flames ...

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Nick Nairn shares devastating photos of burnt down restaurant as he teases rebuilding

Celebrity Scottish chef Nick Nairn has shared ‘grim’ photos from inside a restaurant that burned down last summer – as he revealed rebuilding was on the horizon. The 63-year-old Bridge of Allan restaurant caught fire in late August 2021. It is believed that a fire started in a faulty fryer in the kitchen before tearing the whole complex apart. Miraculously, ...

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Where to find Celtic vs Rangers on US TV

If you’re trying to figure out how to watch Celtic vs Rangers in the US, we’ve got all the details for you on the Scottish Cup semi-final. The match will be shown live on US streaming, but it may be streamed to your TV also. Here are all the details on where you can watch it on TV and via ...

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Scots woke up to the sound of an ‘explosion’ as a burnt-out vehicle was pictured

The aftermath of a burnt-out vehicle has been pictured in a Scottish car park after locals described hearing an ‘explosion’ in the area. The remains of a white seat can be seen in Penicuik, Midlothian, in the early hours of Tuesday April 12, Edinburgh Live reports. Many nearby residents said they were awakened by a loud noise, with some calling ...

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Scottish Labor leader says ‘you can’t argue with biology’ when asked if a woman can have a penis

Scottish Labor leader says ‘you can’t argue with biology’ when asked if a woman can have a penis – days after Keir Starmer refused to answer a similar question on the transgender debate Anas Sarwar made the comments as Labor continues to be divided over the issue Starmer declined to say whether a woman can have a penis during a ...

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Calder Street: Man hospitalized after Glasgow Street lockdown after incident

A MAN has been taken to hospital after a street in Glasgow’s South End was closed by emergency crews due to a disturbance. Calder Street was cordoned off with police tape, while a fire engine blocked the road to traffic. At least seven police vehicles, three fire engines and an incident response unit were at the scene. High-level fencing was ...

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Liquid gold: Record sale for a bottle of whiskey from Scotland’s oldest distillery

It was established in 1772 on the site of a former brewery on the banks of the River Clyde. Less than a year later, a Littlemill employee won the legal right to distil excise liquor at the Bowling site in Dunbartonshire, and became Scotland’s first legal distillery. It remained in place until 1994, when the stills fell silent for the ...

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Huge pile of charred rubbish left in Paisley Street after bins were set on fire by arsonists

Huge piles of charred and melted rubbish were left on a Paisley street after firebugs set alight bins in a nearby flat. Gangs of yobs piled up bags of rubbish in West Buchanan Place in the west of the city last night, leaving a mound of charred remains in the communal fence. The blaze is believed to be deliberate by ...

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Xavi warns against Rangers Europa League delisting as Barcelona boss recalls Ibrox experience

Barcelona manager Xavi has warned that Rangers will no longer give any Europa League side ‘an easy time’. The legendary former midfielder said the quality of the opposition in the last eight was “very strong” as he refused to name his own team among the favourites. The Light Blues will be looking to bounce back from their derby loss to ...

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Scottish suspect found guilty of murdering Dutch blogger

A 33-year-old Scotsman named Christopher Hughes was convicted of murdering Dutch blogger and ex-criminal Martin Kok in 2016, according to Police Scotland. He was also convicted of serious organized crimes. The Scottish criminal lured Kok to his murder on December 8, 2016 and was with the Dutch writer when two men shot him eight times outside a sex club in ...

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Animals evacuated from an eco-park near kyiv

Russian occupying forces bomb the homes of people and animals, including eco-parks, farms and zoos, which are particularly difficult to evacuate. Recently, such a rescue mission was organized in one of the ecoparks just outside Kyiv. The area has remained under constant bombardment since the start of the full-scale Russian invasion. On the first day of the mission, NGO UAnimals ...

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Armed police rush down Inverness Street as a man armed with a knife and wearing a gas mask triggers an emergency response

A knife-wielding man wearing a gas mask on a street in Inverness prompted a major emergency service response. The man, dressed in combat gear, was seen climbing out of a flat window onto Polvanie View after allegedly setting the property on fire. It is understood there are seven police vans alongside two Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) vehicles currently ...

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Ministers under fire for failing to include ScotRail parent company in bodies covered by anti-scam law

HOLYROOD ministers were lambasted last night for failing to include ScotRail’s new public parent company in a list of bodies to be covered by anti-scam legislation. Organizations will need to consider the impact of decisions on Scots under the Consumer Law passed by the SNP Government. 1 An east coast train arrives at Edinburgh WaverleyCredit: Alamy But ScotRail’s parent company ...

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Dramatic footage shows barn engulfed in flames amid ongoing incident in peaceful Scottish village

Dramatic footage showed a burning Scottish barn in a quiet Fife village. Emergency services rushed to the scene at North Wind in Colinsburgh, Fife at around 5.49pm on Friday March 25. The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) has deployed seven devices as firefighters continue to work to put out the inferno. It is understood there is also a police ...

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Fire in Wales: Massive plumes of thick smoke erupt after a monster fire engulfs a building | United Kingdom | News

Firefighters are on scene battling the blaze inside what was previously the Tylorstown Working Men’s Club and Institute. Photos from the area show visible flames and smoke rising from the structure in the Rhondda Valley. The fire broke out shortly after 5 p.m. Thursday. Six fire engines rushed to the scene, with the incident described as ongoing. A South Wales ...

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Ben Lomond fire: Wildfire appears to be ’caused by a single cigarette’

A forest fire has spread at least a mile front on Ben Lomond this afternoon. Firefighters were called to a western part of Munro around 2:15 p.m. Tuesday. The National Trust for Scotland has appealed to hikers to avoid the area and has been warned there is no path through the Ptarmigan Trail. A statement from the protected sites governing ...

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Launch of community risk management plan focused on fire and rescue services in Oxfordshire

A FOUR-year Community Risk Management Plan (CRMP) has been launched by the County of Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Service as part of its commitment to reducing the dangers posed by fires and other emergencies. The CRMP details the priorities until 2026 and is divided into four categories: response, prevention, protection and people and well-being. The aims of the plan include ...

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Eastland County Fire in Texas sees ‘numerous’ buildings burned as firefighters work to save church and carry out evacuations

HUNDREDS of homes have been evacuated and more than 38,000 acres of land have been burned as a wildfire rages across Texas. Fire crews are battling to contain at least four blazes in Eastland County. 2 Several homes and businesses have been evacuated due to a wildfire in TexasCredit: Eastland County Today 2 The Texas A&M Forest Service has resources ...

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Russian politician urges Vladimir Putin to fire ‘ballistic missile’ at US nuclear test site

A crooked Russian politician has urged Vladimir Putin to fire “a ballistic missile” at the largest weapons testing site in the United States as a warning against meddling in the country’s affairs. Yevgeny Alexeyevich Fyodorov – a Russian Duma deputy – urged the despot to press the button and fire a missile at the Nevada firing range as a warning, ...

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A van engulfed in flames on Scots Road as a dramatic image shows a huge blaze

Emergency crews rushed down a country road in Fife after a van burst into flames. The fire, in Cluny Road, Kirkcaldy, was reported to firefighters just before 2pm on Saturday March 12. Dramatic footage posted online by Fife Jammers shows fierce flames bursting from the bonnet and dominating the front engine windscreen. The van can be seen in the middle ...

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Stewart Robertson on exploding Rangers banner as fans go wild over Celtic friendly

Rangers fans expressed their fury at Stewart Robertson with a banner blast ahead of tonight’s Europa League clash with Red Star Belgrade. A series of posters have been unveiled in protest at the Ibrox board after the Light Blues accepted a controversial Old Firm friendly in Australia. Fans seated in the upper section of the Sandy Jardine booth rolled out ...

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Scottish B&B owner hits out at Russian army propaganda from guesthouse in Glencoe

A Scottish Bed and Breakfast owner has inspired a massive propaganda campaign against Putin’s invasion – from an unlikely Highlands hotspot. Neil Campbell, who lived in Kiev for ten years, was inspired by old World War II images that sought to demotivate German soldiers. The former editor generated a stream of posting messages aimed at the Russian military, which he ...

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Car overturned like a ‘tumble dryer’ as driver was stuck for 12 hours

A driver who was trapped in his overturned convertible for 12 hours following an accident that left him thrown around the car ‘like someone in a clothes dryer’ after he swerved to avoid hitting a sheep. Kenneth Kinley, 57, was trapped inside his Vauxhall Cascada after rolling down an embankment as he tried to avoid hitting cattle on a country ...

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Scottish island laird who has one of Britain’s lowest energy bills

However, millionaire Roc Sandford’s annual £100 bill, obtained by going without heating and hot water, comes at a cost. Because he admits there have been times when it was so cold in his five-bedroom home on the island of Gometra that his cup of tea froze. Register to our daily newsletter The newsletter mute the noise Now, as the country’s ...

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SNP under fire for failing to include impact of pandemic on women in terms of reference for Covid inquiry

SNP ministers have been warned that failing to include the impact of the pandemic on women in the terms of reference of the Covid-19 inquiry mocks ‘advance the protection of human rights and the ‘Equality in Scotland’. In December, Scottish Government Deputy First Minister and Covid Recovery Secretary John Swinney published terms of reference for the inquiry, which is due ...

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Ex-Scottish soldiers fly to help frontline defense in war with Russia

A former Scottish soldier said the Russian attacks had ‘ignited a fire’ in him as he prepared to fly out and help the Ukrainians repel the invasion. Offshore oil and gas worker Gary Bonini, 30, from East Kilbride, was in the military for 12 years from the age of 16. 2 Offshore oil and gas worker Gary Bonini first enlisted ...

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Can we bring in fireman Sam to fix the fire alarm fiasco in Scotland?

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Saturday headlines: Larbert House ‘explosion’ and Postcode Lottery tragedy

Good evening and welcome to Saturday’s press briefing. Top stories on the Daily Record website today include: ‘the explosion’ like the Larbert house, the postcode lottery tragedy and ‘Putin’s plans to dominate Europe’. Here are the main titles. Read more Related Articles Read more Related Articles “Explosion” in a house in Larbert as several teams of firefighters and police rush ...

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Sir Vince Cable under fire after RT interview aired on day of Russian invasion

Former Liberal Democrat leader Sir Vince Cable has come under fire after an interview he gave to the Kremlin-backed RT station aired the day Russia invaded Ukraine. A party spokesman has said Sir Vince was ‘wrong’ to appear as a guest on the show hosted by former Scottish first minister and now Alba party leader Alex Salmond, which was posted ...

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Mrs Brown’s Boys’ Brendan O’Carroll under fire for comment on Tyler Perry’s ‘color’ on The One Show

MRS Brown’s Boys star Brendan O’Carroll was slammed tonight for a joke he made about Tyler Perry’s ‘color’. Appearing on The One Show, he was asked if the American star could ever appear on the BBC sitcom. 3 Brendan O’Carroll was asked if Tyler Perry could appear in Mrs Brown’s Boys 3 He replied: “So far we haven’t had anyone ...

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Man flagged for traffic violation after car rollover at Broughty Ferry

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Change to Scottish fire alarm law sees launch of national goodwill scheme

A VULNERABLE Biggar resident had a free fire alarm system installed as part of a national goodwill initiative. Elderly and disabled people have been identified by Care and Repair Scotland, the charity that helps households improve or adapt a home that is no longer suitable, under the scheme. Every home must now have interconnected fire alarms after Scottish law changed ...

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Emergency incident at Scottish chemical plant as workers rush to hospital

Three workers at an Edinburgh pharmaceutical factory have been rushed to hospital following an emergency incident. Emergency services rushed to the MacFarlan Smith facility on Path of wheat fields following reports of the problem on Wednesday afternoon. Eyewitnesses said that the ambulance service and the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) were present. Three workers have since been hospitalized as ...

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Exhausted dog rescued after wading through Tillicoultry quarry water

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Two people injured in horror crash after car crashes into wall in Scottish town

TWO people have been injured in a horror crash where a car allegedly crashed through a wall. Emergency services were dispatched to Main Road in Langbank, Inverclyde at around 7pm this evening. 3 A large emergency services presence was rushed into an accident in Langbank, InverclydeCredit: Kenneth Ramsay 3 A car is supposed to have left the road and crossed ...

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Edinburgh youths ‘dispersed’ by police following fires in busy city park

Dozens of Edinburgh teenagers have been dispersed from a busy park in the capital due to concerns about anti-social behavior following a series of incidents in recent weeks. About 40 ‘insane’ young people have been warned in the city’s Sighthill area after local residents shared concerns about ‘fires’ which broke out in the popular green space during the evening. Police ...

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Western Isles Road remains closed as work begins to secure the unstable roof

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MSPs urge Angus Robertson on Glasgow School of Art public inquiry

MSPs are urging ministers to hold a public inquiry into the Glasgow School of Art (GSA) fires. Their letter to Culture Secretary Angus Robertson follows the completion of an investigation that failed to find a cause in the 2018 fire that destroyed the world famous Mackintosh building – which at the time was undergoing £35 million restoration work after a ...

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Outrage as Scottish firestarter returns to flats he burned down after serving half his prison sentence

A firestarter who burned down his own flat has been allowed to return to the building – after being released from jail following the blaze. Neighboring families have denounced the decision to let Eric Black, 32, return home. And young families are said to have been told to declare themselves homeless if they want to be kept away from the ...

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BBC presenter in Edinburgh with ‘hands of fire’ during Scotland v England coverage

Watch the hilarious moment a BBC presenter appears to have developed superhero powers during the Scotland v England match at Murrayfield in Edinburgh. BBC Sport presenter Gabby Logan discussed the weather alongside fellow commentators Andrew Cotter, Brian Moore and Christ Paterson when she possessed the power of levitation and pyrotechnics. A Twitter user posted the video, saying, “@GabbyLogan with unimaginable ...

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January 2022 Scottish Gin News Roundup

It looks like January 2022 could be recorded as the longest month ever, or at least that’s our experience! The Christmas buzz is well and truly behind us, but we can see Valentine’s Day in our sights and we’ve spotted our first snowdrops of the year, so we’re officially skipping the rest of winter and moving on. straight into spring! ...

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Dundee schoolchildren threatened with criminal charges over fire alarms

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Car flips on its side in crash in Dundee

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Scots could be without power this weekend as second storm ‘could be worse’

Some Scots could be without power for the rest of the weekend as the impact of another storm set to hit on Sunday could be worse than expected, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said. Ms Sturgeon chaired a Scottish Government resilience meeting on Saturday as winds of over 100mph were recorded. On Twitter, Ms Sturgeon said the impact of Storm ...

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Herald Diary: Get A Hot Date At Art School

It was a parody for Scottish culture when Glasgow School of Art’s iconic Mackintosh building burned down in 2018, four years after a previous fire. A Scottish Fire and Rescue Service report released this week admitted the cause of the second conflagration may never be known. Proving that we Scots can squeeze the humor out of the burning embers of ...

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Second man charged in connection with death of John Dalziel after Paisley house fire

A second man has been charged in connection with the death of John Dalziel. Emergency services rushed to a fire at a property on Whitesbridge Avenue in Paisley, Renfrewshire, after being alerted to the blaze at 10pm on May 6 last year. Officers then found John inside. He was removed by firefighters and rushed to Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in ...

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Callum Hendry can help bring St Johnstone to safety, insists Callum Davidson

CALLUM HENDRY returned to McDiarmid Park on Monday morning facing a totally different challenge to what he has been used to so far this season. Since September, the striker – son of Scottish legend Colin Hendry – had been tasked with sacking Kilmarnock for promotion to the Premiership after being relegated last season. The 24-year-old scored five goals in 15 ...

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Underground ‘lava-like’ fire discovered in Scotland

A long-smoldering underground fire has been revealed for the first time after Earth suddenly opened up in a Scottish field. Stunning video shows a smoldering, glowing ‘lava-like’ substance in an open crevice, The Sun reported. The danger – an underground fire in a closed coal mine – is near a trailer park. Residents are concerned about the potentially dangerous “lava-like” ...

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East Ayrshire dad worries about ‘lava-like’ substance in nearby field

An East Ayrshire dad is “extremely concerned” about a field near his village where a “lava-like” substance is flowing underground. The field, near the former caravan park, has been in this condition for more than three years, according to Patna’s Tam Paton. The father-of-three says the Scottish Coal Board has erected fencing around the affected area, but it’s nowhere near ...

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SNP excludes any new fire alarm regulation delay

THE SNP Government has ruled out a new deadline to force landlords to install new fire safety standards in less than two weeks despite calls from opposition MSPs for another reprieve. From February 1, homeowners will be required to have interconnected fire alarms installed in homes to comply with the regulations, with costs likely to start at £220. The Scottish ...

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Nova Scotia fire alarm rules ‘fiasco’ as SNP minister asked for statement

Scottish Labor has demanded an emergency declaration from Holyrood over a looming ‘fiasco’ over new fire and smoke alarm laws. The party said an SNP minister is due to explain the changes facing homeowners when new interconnected alarm laws come into force on February 1. Labor claimed the new legislation had been plagued with problems including a lack of public ...

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Darren Young shares Rangers baptism of fire as Stirling Albion boss says chasing Gazza and Laudrup left him sick in the shower

Darren Young was SICK in the showers and nearly passed out after his first visit to Ibrox as a player. And on Friday night, he hopes his Stirling Albion players will feel equally exhausted when he returns as manager to face Rangers. The former Aberdeen midfielder only took charge of Binos last month after leaving East Fife in November. But ...

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Douglas Chapman, MP for Dunfermline and West Fife, raises the Rosyth ferry case at Westminster

The argument for reopening a direct ferry link between Rosyth and Europe has been raised in Parliament. Dunfermline and West Fife MP Douglas Chapman called for support for Scotland’s export and maritime industry during a debate on direct ferry links between Scotland and Europe in Westminster last week. The SNP MP, who has campaigned for the restoration of a ferry ...

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Boris Johnson, Under Fire, apologizes for pandemic party

LONDON – Faced with a life-threatening threat to its leaders, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday apologized contrite for attending a garden party in Downing Street as his country was under strict coronavirus lockdown. Mr Johnson, who had not previously admitted to being at the party, admitted his conduct offended the public. But he insisted he believed the rally ...

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