Scottish Fire

Chelsea control group after Ingle and Cuthbert sink Real Madrid | Women’s Champions League

Erin Cuthbert said: ‘People say I only score bangers and that’s actually boring – I want to score tap-ins too, I want to be known as a goalscorer’ after her stunning strike. against Tottenham on Sunday. However, the Scottish striker, who signed a new contract with Chelsea last week, fired from wide to ensure the Blues extended their lead at ...

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SNP leaders under fire over NHS ‘twin-tier privatisation’ proposals as Nicola Sturgeon hits out at critics

SNP chiefs faced a storm today when it emerged NHS Scotland chiefs had suggested setting up a ‘two-tier’ healthcare system where the well-to-do would pay. Nicholas Sturgeon and she Health secretary Humza Yousaf were forced to deny that there were plans to charge wealthier patients for treatment as part of efforts to reduce growing waiting lists. 2 Nicola Sturgeon was ...

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Colts All-Pro LB Shaquille Leonard undergoes season-ending back surgery

Shaquille Leonard’s season is over. The Indianapolis Colts All-Pro linebacker underwent season-ending back surgery on Tuesday, Reporting by NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. Leonard has been limited to three games this season with various injuries. Leonard, 27, has been struggling with persistent nerve-related back issues, and the Colts placed him on the injured reserve last week. ESPN’s Adam Schefter said he ...

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Dundee fire: Robertson furniture store ravaged by massive fire

A massive fire that engulfed a historic furniture store in central Dundee was started deliberately in a ‘reckless and dangerous’ act, police said. The fire at Robertson’s abandoned building on Barrack Street on Saturday evening sent a column of smoke over the city on Saturday evening. On Sunday, Police Scotland said they were investigating the blaze as an act of ...

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How did the 1992 fire at Windsor Castle start?

WINDSOR CASTLE is one of the most iconic buildings in the country, but it was previously engulfed in flames after a fire broke out in 1992. The incident destroyed 115 bedrooms and took five years to restore and is said to have “devastated” the Queen. 5 In 1992, Windsor Castle suffered a devastating fire, which caused millions of pounds of ...

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My nightmare neighbor kicked me out of my house… but she was allowed to STAY – it’s so unfair

A WOMAN says she was kicked out of her home by her nightmare neighbor – but the neighbor was unfairly allowed to stay. Nicola Wilde, 44, says she has been through years of hell with her neighbor but fears for her life since the woman set fire to his door. 3 Nicola Wilde says she’s too scared to live at ...

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Emergency crews rush to the scene of a major accident involving multiple vehicles in Kinross

Emergency responders rushed to the scene of a multi-vehicle accident in Kinross on Wednesday evening. Crews from the Scottish Ambulance Service, Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) and Police Scotland attended the scene on Stirling Road in Milnathort. A fire department spokesperson confirmed their crews were called to report the crash at around 6.24pm. It is currently unknown if anyone ...

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Moving to Scotland rekindled the fire inside of me

Jack Dempsey made his Scotland debut on Saturday (Jane Barlow/PA) (PA Archive) Jack Dempsey wants to repay Scottish rugby for ‘reigniting its fire’ after the former Wallaby’s recent decision to switch allegiance. The 28 year old player Glasgow back-rower was born and raised in sydney and won 14 caps for Australia between 2017 and 2019. However, Dempsey recently made himself ...

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Wester Hailes’ Big Cleanup

Local volunteers, housing associations and teams from the council’s housing, parks and green spaces, waste and cleaning departments worked together on a community clean-up in Wester Hailes and North Edinburgh during the last fortnight. Together, they collected more than 125 trash bags, 13 truckloads of trash and discarded items, and seven dumpsters during their big cleanup. Greenery was cut, 200 ...

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Celtic ace Chris Sutton uses Rangers and Arsenal results to hit back at radio rival Jason Cundy’s fourth-tier jibe

CHRIS SUTTON leapt to the defense of Scottish football – and delivered a thinly veiled jab at one of his rivals on the radio following Arsenal’s Europa League loss to PSV Eindhoven. shooters were violently beaten by Ruud van Nistelrooy side thanks to goals from former Rangers target Joey Verman and former Barcelona striker Luuk de Jong. 1 Joey Veerman ...

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Dundee Uni researchers use VR technology for fire training

University of Dundee specialists have developed a new virtual reality (VR) training tool to give fire investigators a way to practice in a simulated environment. Working in conjunction with Danish police fire investigators, researchers from the university’s Leverhulme Research Center for Forensic Science (LRCFS) and Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design (DJCAD) created a virtual fire scene environment ...

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Wester Hailes cleanup fosters community spirit

Community spirit is still strong in Wester Hailes, but this week more so than most as local residents, businesses, community groups and charities come together to clean up the area. Organized by Places for People Scotland and with the support of partners such as Edinburgh City Council, Police Scotland, Prospect Community Housing, Keep Scotland Beautiful and the Scottish Fire and ...

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Fire services called to an incident in Watten next to a children’s play park

Fire apparatus attend an incident in Watten when a fire broke out in a small building near the children’s play area. There were no casualties. Photo: DGS Fire apparatus attend an incident in Watten when a fire broke out in a small building near the children’s play area. There were no casualties. Photo: DGS Fire services were seen yesterday afternoon ...

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Major incident response training set to take place in Edinburgh

Members of the public are told to expect an increased presence of emergency services and military vehicles in Edinburgh this week as major incident training is carried out. Pre-planned drills involving agencies such as Police Scotland and the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service will take place between Monday October 17 and Thursday October 20. This will help test their response ...

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At least 11 dead as two Russian soldiers open fire on recruits going to fight in Ukraine at a training base near the border

AT LEAST 11 people have died and more than a dozen injured after two Russian soldiers went on a rampage this evening at an army training base near the Ukrainian border. Troops opened fire on comrades at the Western Military District training ground in the southern Belgorod region. 1 Three Russian soldiers in Belgorod opened fire on the army training ...

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Veterans Day Banquet, Military Concert at Scottish Rite Temple

Oct. 13—Plans are underway to hold major Veterans Day activities in McAlester on Nov. 11, including a luncheon banquet and an evening concert by a military band. The banquet and accompanying program will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the McAlester Scottish Rite Temple at 305 N. Second St., or at the corner of Second Street and ...

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Kwasi Kwarteng under fire from IMF critics for ‘pushing inflation’ and ‘making jobs harder’ | Politics | New

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has criticized Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng for making “the job of monetary policymakers more difficult”. Mr Kwarteng came under fire from the International Monetary Fund earlier today after the organization said it was making the fight against inflation more difficult. In its World Economic Outlook, the IMF said: “The fiscal package should lift growth somewhat above ...

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Mysterious Scottish family portrait is among five lots to watch

Scottish painting by Otto Leiden – estimate £1000-1500 at Bellmans. Roland Arkell, Tom Derbyshire October 10, 2022 1. Scottish family portrait The Old, British and European Paintings auction at Bellmans on October 11 includes a Scottish painting by Otto Leiden (1835-1897). He was born in East ...

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For a Portland firefighter, the dream comes true

Ne Obliviscaris – “Remember” is the motto of Portland Fire Fighters Pipes and Drums – and a big part of their role is playing the bagpipes at commemorations, like the 9/11 celebration above. By REBECCA JACOBSON Greg Rose was a kid from Vancouver Island when he first heard bagpipes. “I was with my grandfather at the Parliament Buildings, and they ...

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Was it discriminatory to grant special paid leave during the Covid-19 pandemic?

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has confirmed that an employer’s paid special leave policy during the Covid-19 pandemic did not result in disability discrimination or indirect gender discrimination. Special paid leaves were offered to employees who could not work because they were protected or for childcare reasons. The policy was considered employee-friendly by the court because it offered employees the ...

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Vote for the SAY Award 2022

Posted: October 03, 2022 From Monday 3 October, for 72 hours you can influence one of the albums that will be shortlisted for the 2022 SAY Award and stay in contention for the £20,000 prize at the Stirling ceremony on 20 October. Voting is open from Monday October 3 at midnight to Wednesday October 5 at midnight atwww.sayaward.com The Scottish ...

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D&A College awarded EV training contract for Scotland-wide emergency services

DUNDEE & Angus College have been awarded a contract to provide Scotland’s three main emergency services with vital electric vehicle training as they work towards their goal of becoming carbon neutral. The training will allow emergency service technicians to work safely on their own fleet of vehicles as they continue to transition from fossil fuel-powered vehicles to battery-electric vehicles. With ...

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Scottish Fire and Rescue Service

Community Safety Minister Ash Regan will host the event, which is open to members of the public and key stakeholders, at the Golden Jubilee Hotel and Conference Center in Clydebank. Dr. Kirsty Darwent, Chair of the SFRS Board of Directors and Ross Haggart, Interim CEO, will present a performance report to the Minister who will then ask questions ...

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Local Hero: New book charts the making of a Scottish film classic 40 years later

Peter Capaldi, Burt Lancaster and Peter Riegert on the set of Local Hero in 1982. Forty years after writer-director Bill Forsyth’s Local Hero put Scotland on the world cinema map, the full story of how it was made is about to be told. A new book due out next month explains why the production was filmed on the east and ...

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Silly bizarre moment goes to FIRE before being executed by security at Laver Cup at O2 Arena

This is the bizarre moment an idiot got into FIRE at the Laver Cup. The shocking incident happened in a crowded O2 Arena on Friday. 3 One person set themselves on fire at the Laver CupCredit: EPA The person cried out in agony as incredible video footage and images showed his right arm engulfed in flames. The yob is believed ...

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Scottish player ratings as goals from John McGinn and Lyndon Dykes seal win over Ukraine to keep Nations League dream alive

THREE and easy. That’s in terms of goals and points for Scotland tonight – but not in ten. 2 Lyndon Dykes celebrates full time with his Scottish teammatesCredit: EPA 2 Kieran Tierney leads the full-time applause after a strong performance at left-backCredit: Kenny Ramsay Those were decent scores across the board for Steve Clarke’s men after a well-deserved 3-0 win ...

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Council could force entry into hundreds of homes over fire safety concerns

EAST Lothian council is set to force entry into hundreds of homes that have yet to install new fire alarm systems, six months after they came into effect. The council revealed it had lifted a ban on using forced entry to gain access to properties after failing to meet standards set by the Scottish Housing Regulator. Along with around 540 ...

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The queen is dead. Is the monarchy next? – POLITICS

Press play to listen to this article OBAN, Scotland – In this corner of the Scottish coast, even the monarchists are no longer loyal to the cause. “You called me a royalist,” chided John, the owner of a local whiskey bar, as he poured local single malt into a jigger. ” It is very moving. People here don’t joke about ...

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Two soldiers from Inverclyde accompany Queen on her last trip to Scotland

TWO members of the Inverclyde Armed Forces accompanied Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin on her final journey to Scotland. High-ranking Port Glasgow Private Scott Cox led the group of pallbearers, which included Greenock Private Ryan McAllister. Scott, an alumnus of Port Glasgow High School – who was decorated for his bravery saving lives in Afghanistan – was tasked with overseeing the ...

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Scottish Services involved in the planning of the Trident convoy

The Ministry of Defense confirmed, in response to a question from an Alba MP, that Police Scotland Fire and Emergency Services had recent discussions about the security of convoys carrying Trident nuclear weapons circulating on the roads in Scotland. The information, rarely discussed but already well known, was revealed through an exchange of written parliamentary questions and answers. Kenny MacAskill, ...

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Celtic fans under fire from anti-Royal banners as UEFA set to investigate Rangers

Celtic fans have come under fire after unfurling an anti-royal banner, while fellow Scottish side Rangers defied European football authorities by playing ‘God Save The King’ ahead of their Champions League games. Celtic drew with Shakhtar Donetsk 1-1, but most of the attention surrounding the game came in the stands. READ MORE: Latrell change roosters didn’t recognize READ MORE: Important ...

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Car burned in Inverness Street horror attack as cops launch investigation

A car has been set on fire in a horror attack outside an apartment block on a Scottish street. The vehicle was set on fire on Benula Road, Inverness, in the early hours of the morning. 5 The car was set on fire in the early morning1 credit 5 The car was engulfed in flames outside flats in Inverness1 credit ...

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Red Hot Highland Fling for Inverness Hogmanay set to return

Click here to sign up for our curated newsletters! New Years Red Hot Highland Fling 2019-20..Fireworks..Photo: James MacKenzie. Inverness’ hugely popular Red Hot Highland Fling is set to make a comeback this Hogmanay for the first time since the pandemic. Multi-award winning Scottish supergroup Mànran have been slated as a possible headliner for the event – usually staged at the ...

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‘Now it’s our turn to take care of this building’: Chicago’s oldest charity steps up to help its heritage home

CHICAGO (SCS) — The Chicago Fire. Civil war. The COVID-19 pandemic. Illinois’ oldest charity survived it all. Morning Insider Lauren Victory takes us through the latest battle for Chicago Scots: raising money for much-needed renovations. The ‘Scottish Home’ is nestled between the trees of North Riverside and although the building is thousands of miles from the homeland, honoring Scottish culture ...

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Firefighters visit Oak Mall after fearing emergency doors

FIRE Chiefs visited the Oak Mall following shoppers’ concerns that the fire escape doors were ‘closed’. Worried shoppers have raised the alarm after ‘ties’ were seen attached to some of the fire doors at the West Blackhall Street entrance to the centre. Images shared with the Telegraph by locals showed off a pair of Oak Mall fire doors with what ...

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Gareth Southgate watches Tammy Abraham shoot blank as Jose Mourinho’s Roma beat at Udinese

GARETH SOUTHGATE has refused to watch Manchester United v Arsenal to fly to Italy for Roma’s trip to Udinese. The England boss was in the stands to watch Tammy Abraham in action for Jose Mourinho’s side. 3 Gareth Southgate flew to Italy to see Tammy Abraham in actionCredit: BT SPORT 3 Abraham failed to attract attention before being substituted in ...

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Vauxhall Astra fire destroys car near Queenslie, Glasgow Scotland

Catherine McAffrey, 33, claims the brakes stopped working in the Vauxhall when she, her brother and son were traveling on the M8 in Queenslie, Glasgow. The hood of the car caught fire, forcing the family to abandon the vehicle and drive to safety. Catherine, who lives in Easterhouse, said Glasgow Live: “I was coming off the freeway and I went ...

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Scottish Games, Joji, Aurora Theater

There’s plenty of fun to be had around the Bay Area this holiday weekend, from music and new plays to favorite festivals. Here is just a preview. And if you’re heading to a show or event, please check the main website for any updates regarding hearing or COVID safety precautions. Scottish Games return to Pleasanton Dust off the kilts and ...

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A group from the Forth Valley Sensory Center takes to the water

Eleven members of the Redbrae Road facility’s Talk and Sign group, which aims to combat isolation and bring deaf and hard of hearing people together, recently caused a stir in Kinghorn by trying out paddle boarding. Linsey Stocks, FVSC Group Coordinator, said: “Our paddleboard trip went brilliantly and everyone who took part had a great time. It was their first ...

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Scottish Games, Ring of Fire, Fonda Fair – The Daily Gazette

With a new week underway, here are five of the events and news our team of reporters are following. SCOTTISH GAMES BEGIN The Capital District Scottish Games will be held at the Altamont Exhibition Center on Saturday. The long-standing local tradition includes everything from live Scottish music to Highland dancing. And, of course, Highland athletics. The event, which is presented ...

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Purple lighting to mark International Overdose Awareness Day

across Dumfries and Galloway will be lit purple to mark International Overdose Awareness Day on the 31stst August. It is in remembrance of those who have died due to overdose and to acknowledge the grief of families and friends left behind. Throughout August, the Alcohol and Drug Partnership and drug and alcohol support charity We Are With You ran local ...

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Cameron House bosses warned about storing ashes in cupboards, inquest finds

B Bones in a hotel that would later go up in flames, claiming the lives of two men, were told by a fire inspector about the danger of storing combustible materials in some cupboards. Simon Midgley, 32, and Richard Dyson, 38, died when a fire broke out at the Cameron House hotel near Balloch on the shores of Loch Lomond ...

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Plaque for seven firefighters who died in Glasgow blaze 5 decades ago will be unveiled

NewsPeople A red plaque commemorating seven firefighters who died in a fire in Glasgow 50 years ago is to be unveiled. Wednesday, August 24, 2022, 10:35 a.m. Andrew Quinn, Alistair Crofts, Iain Bermingham, Allan Finlay, William Hooper, Duncan McMillan and James Rook were responding to a warehouse fire on Kilbirnie Street when they were killed after a ceiling collapsed while ...

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Who played when Rangers beat PSV in 1999? Van Bronckhorst on fire

Michael Mols of Rangers Mandatory Credit: Clive Mason /Allsport Rangers will have history on their side when they travel to Eindhoven for Wednesday’s Champions League play-off against PSV. The last time these two sides met in Europe, in October 1999, Lorenzo Amoruso, Neil McCann and Michael Mols all found their way to the net as Rangers claimed a landslide victory ...

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Scottish ministers accused of dragging their feet removing Grenfell-style flammable cladding from buildings

Scottish ministers accused of dragging their feet removing Grenfell-style flammable cladding from buildings Calendar An icon of a desktop calendar. to cancel An icon of a circle with a diagonal line across it. Caret A right-pointing solid arrow icon. E-mail An icon of a paper envelope. Facebook An icon of Facebook’s “f” mark. Google An icon of Google’s “G” mark. ...

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Guardian loses whistleblower complaint over high-profile fire

By Alex Baldwin (August 19, 2022, 6:52 p.m. BST) — The Glasgow School of Art did not breach employment law when it fired a former tutor over social media posts and press statements and in Parliament over fires that destroyed a historic school building, a Scottish court has ruled. Guardian Gordon Gibb should have raised concerns about the building’s safety ...

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RNLI water safety and lifesaving training provided to businesses on the River Clyde

Glasgow businesses along the River Clyde are being offered potentially life-saving water safety and water rescue training under a new initiative. The RNLI is partnering with the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) with the Waterside Responder initiative to better prepare employees of local businesses to be able to respond to potential incidents in the water. Training will be provided ...

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Trio of concept designs to redevelop fire-hit Troon Station

A fire damaged the station last year Proposed plans for the redevelopment of the Troon station building following a fire that destroyed it in July last year are to be unveiled to the public. Network Rail invites the local community and all interested parties to a community event at Walker Hall in Troon between 4.00pm and 7.00pm on Wednesday 24 ...

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YouthFest 2022: Kelburn Castle Festival Celebrates North Ayrshire Youth

A two-day festival for North Ayrshire youngsters to let loose and have fun was held at Kelburn Castle last week. Returning for the first time since before the pandemic, the highly anticipated Youth Festival welcomed more than 160 young people aged 12 to 16 as they camped out under the stars, listened to live music and enjoyed other activities on ...

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Level of water shortage in Scotland rises as parts of England declare drought

More and more parts of Scotland have reached the highest level of water scarcity as a halt to water withdrawals is put in place. The east of the country has continued to dry out over the past week, with conditions “deteriorating with hot and dry weather”, the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (Sepa) has warned. Businesses and farmers surrounding River Eden ...

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Scottish Rite Cathedral fire: investigation underway

As the investigation into a suspected arson attack that destroyed the hall of the Scottish Rite Cathedral in West Reading entered its second day, the association that operates the facility, including its 1,300-seat auditorium, was stuck in limbo. “There is nothing we can do until the investigation is complete,” said Irwin A. Kohler, director of the Scottish Rite Cathedral Association, ...

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Turriff community expresses concern over healthcare provision

Concerns have been raised about access to the GP’s practice and Minor Injury Unit in Turriff. A crowded Baden Powell Center saw more than 200 local residents attend a town hall meeting on Monday evening, called by local MP David Duguid to voice community concerns over the provision of health care. Three main issues were raised, namely access to the ...

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As UK heatwave returns, fire chiefs are pleading with Britons to ditch barbecues and government demands a complete garden hose ban

FIRE chefs want backyard barbecues eliminated amid fears of another super-scorching 40C (104F) this week. They warn of ‘unprecedented’ heat as a UK garden hose ban looms. seven Fire chiefs want barbecues eliminated amid fears of another 40C scorcher this week – pictured from the scene of a garden fire in EssexCredit: NC seven A woman walks through a dried ...

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Kate Middleton enjoyed a rare moment at Balmoral as the Queen ‘let her guard down’ | royal | New

As the Queen spends her traditional summer vacation at her private Scottish home in Balmoral, her grandson Prince William, with his wife Kate and their children, is very likely to join her. But Kate, in particular, is said to have a special relationship with the Queen as the Duchess was still dating Prince William when she was first invited to ...

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Worry that Perth and Kinross Council do not handle holiday rental licenses

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Photos: Long weekend of busy community sporting events in Calgary

Edmonton Scottish United SC U15 goalkeeper leaps to save a shot at the net from a Foothills FC player at Shouldice Athletic Park during the Calgary Minor Soccer Association Calgary Cup on Monday August 1, 2022. ARYN TOOMBS / FOR LIVEWIRE CALGARY Cycling, soccer and hockey took to the streets and grounds of the city during Calgary’s Heritage Day long ...

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Bucks named one of the UK’s worst areas for outdoor barbecue fires

Results collected and evaluated by Confused.com named Bucks the third-highest county in backyard fire rescues. Bucks trailed only Bedfordshire and Inverclyde when it came to out-of-control outdoor fires. Garden fires in Buckinghamshire have increased by an average of 11% each year for the past decade, the 16th highest increase of any area analysed. Register to our daily newsletter Bucks Fire ...

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A bus bursts into flames as firefighters tackle the late night blaze on Kingston Bridge in Glasgow

FIRE crews fought a late night bus fire on Kingston Bridge last night. Dramatic footage from the scene shows a coach erupting in a massive fireball on the eastbound M8. 2 Firefighters rushed to the Kingston Bridge last night 2 Dramatic footage from the scene shows the bus engulfed in flames No one was injured in the fire. A spokesperson ...

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Scottish government adviser: naloxone ‘didn’t make a difference’

Computer science was a pioneering intervention once hailed as a potential game-changer in reducing opioid overdose deaths. But in the more than 10 years since Scotland became the first country in the world to fund take-home naloxone kits as public health policy, deaths from drug abuse – mainly involving heroin, morphine and methadone – took a direction: upwards. So what ...

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Perth flat engulfed in flames as emergency crews rushed to set fire

A FIRE broke out in a building in Perth tonight as emergency crews rushed to the scene. The fire engulfed a property on Rannoch Road and firefighters and police are currently on the scene. 1 A fire broke out at a flat in Rannoch Road in Perth A bystander told the Scottish Sun they heard a ‘big bang’ before the ...

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A schoolboy’s family in an emotional plea to reduce the number of water-related tragedies

William McNally, 13, suffered brain damage in the River Gryffe near Linwood in Renfrewshire last June at a place where youngsters traditionally gathered to cool off in hot weather. His grieving relatives have urged people to be wary of wild swimming spots so their families don’t have to go through the same ordeal. And they revealed the grief still felt ...

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Campers rescued by boat after tents were partially submerged in heavy rain

A photo of the scene shared by the Greenock Coastguard Rescue Team The Loch Lomond Lifeboat said it was called to a report of a family being ‘carried away’ from their tent at the north end of the loch shortly after midnight on Sunday. The crew attended the scene and found the family in Ardleish on the east bank. Register ...

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A Scottish gang member set a car on fire in a suspected arson attack in revenge following the shooting of a criminal clan as cops launch an investigation

COPS investigate a suspected revenge arson attack on the home of a gang member imprisoned for his role in a crime clan shootout. Chloe Walker’s car was set on fire in her driveway after her early release from an eight-year prison sentence. 1 Chloe Walker’s car was set on fire in her driveway after her early release from an eight-year ...

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Police reminder on correct use of 999 as summer demand expected to rise

Police Scotland are reminding people to only dial 999 in an emergency. Police Scotland are reminding people to only dial 999 in an emergency as the service prepares for one of the busiest times of the year. The summer months see an increase in demand with people travelling, big events such as music festivals taking place and a return to ...

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Free asbestos and fire safety event for social housing providers

Free asbestos and fire safety event for social housing providers Wednesday August 3, 2022 – Merchants House of Glasgow (10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.) Are you or do you work for a social landlord based in Scotland? Do you have questions about your asbestos and fire responsibilities? Want to learn more about KPIs for resident safety? If you answered yes ...

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UK weather: ‘It’s no longer denial…it’s here’ – Why climate change will make this heatwave more dangerous | UK News

The UK could reach its highest temperature on record today or tomorrow, surpassing the current record of 38.7C (101F) set in Cambridge in 2019. The mercury can soar above 38°C (100°F), 39°C (102°F) or even 40°C (104°F) in parts of the country, with the current heat wave expected to peak on Tuesday, before cooler conditions arrive from the Atlantic, rather ...

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31C expected in parts of England on Sunday ahead of record highs

Temperatures are expected to reach 31C in central England on Sunday before record highs next week. The Met Office forecast dry weather for Wales, the Midlands, south east and south west England on Sunday as temperatures soar to 31C in most places when a orange extreme heat warning goes into effect. North West and North East England, as well as ...

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Vaccination is better than fighting fires and trying to treat a disease once it has taken hold

Farmers often view vaccines as expensive, but the reality is that unrealistic levels of biosecurity and husbandry are needed to prevent many common sheep diseases, yet vaccination is so much more cost effective and easier to implement. According to Veterinary Animal Husbandry Adviser, Dr. Kat Baxter-Smith of MSD Animal, managing disease through vaccination is better than “fighting fires” and trying ...

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Wanted felon shot dead after pulling gun on deputies at NW Harris County motel, sheriff says

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas (KTRK) — A wanted felon was fatally shot after pulling his gun on deputies at a northwest Harris County motel, officials said. At around 1.15pm, law enforcement said they were looking for a wanted man, 45, at a Scottish inn in the 15700 block of Kuykendhal Road. A deputy was inside the lobby doing investigative work when ...

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Highland Council set to meet Scottish Government landfill ban for biodegradable waste three years ahead of deadline after securing £58m deal for disposal of residual household and commercial waste

Click here to sign up for our curated newsletters! Construction is underway of the Longman Waste Transfer Station. Council awards Viridor £58m residual waste contract Approximately 72,000 tonnes of waste will be processed by Viridor each year Deal means local authority will meet 2026 landfill ban deadline Electricity from the Viridor waste energy plant will go into the national grid ...

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Fire 7 tablet drops to record low £24.99 for Amazon Prime Day – don’t miss out

AMAZON Prime Day starts tomorrow, but there are already some hot deals live. And one of our favorite discounts is for the Fire 7 tablets, which have been reduced to an all time low of just £24.99. 1 The 2019 Fire 7 tablet is now at its lowest price EVER for Prime Day Fire 7 tablet, 32GB, £24.99 (save £35), ...

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Woman rushed to hospital after ‘stabbing’ Scots Tesco as cops lock down scene

A WOMAN has been rushed to hospital after an alleged ‘stabbing’ incident at a Scots Tesco. Cops locked down the scene outside the store on Dalmarnock Road in Rutherglen. 1 Cops locked down the scene at Tesco in DalmarnockCredit: Google Emergency services rushed to the store around 1.30pm today. It is understood the store was evacuated following the alleged incident. ...

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Burned-out vehicles found in Dundee as police confirm car stolen

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TABLE WORK: Why do actors call it ‘The Scottish Play’?

“Double, double, toil and difficulty; / The fire burns and the cauldron bubble” are perhaps two of Shakespeare’s most famous lines. So famous, in fact, that they are more often quoted by accident because the most people probably know them as a generic magic spell, rather than lines of Macbeth’s Tragedy. Likewise, many are aware of the superstition that the ...

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Council increases school patrols

Posted on July 05, 2022 West Dunbartonshire Council is to increase patrols around schools and childcare centers following a relentless spate of vandalism and anti-social behavior in schoolyards. Officers from the Council’s Anti-Social Behavior Team will include educational premises during their community patrols and Police Scotland will also monitor sites to reduce senseless vandalism to school premises. Police Scotland Crime ...

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Five Thoughts on Quantum Leap’s “Black on White on Fire” and “The Great Spontini” – Multiversity Comics

Greetings, jumpers. This week, we have an episode that does its best for race, and makes all dads sad about us. Let’s dig. 1. Bless their hearts “Black on White on Fire” is an episode that I remember very well because it was another “Sam jumps into an African American” episode, and an episode in the heart of the Watts ...

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PHOTOS: Jean’s Bothy Helensburgh Mental Health Center opens

The Helensburgh Community Mental Health Center, Jean’s Bothy, opened its doors to the community over the weekend by hosting two public open houses. The mental health and well-being center welcomed visitors on Friday 24 and Saturday 25 June. Those who attended have the chance to participate in games and raffles, with face-painting, stalls, tea and cake also on offer. Raffle ...

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Travelers force school to close and students are sent home after standing right outside the doors and starting a fire

TRAVELERS forced a school to send students home early when they stopped in the hallway. The group parked their trailers right outside the gate and started a fire in their campsite. 4 Travelers forced a school to close early when they parked outsideCredit: Media Wales 4 Barbecues and gas cylinders were seenCredit: Media Wales 4 The caravans arrived on TuesdayCredit: ...

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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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