scotland

New referendum campaign – #GBUKRef

  With the referendum in Scotland now over and the results known. The United Kingdom or Great Britain now needs to run a new referendum campaign, perhaps alongside the General Election of 2015?  Maybe that would lift the turn out !! The #GBUKref you could ask the population of Great Britain / United Kingdom to […]

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Scotland – A Renewable Super Power ?

46% of Scotland’s energy consumption is provided by renewable energy. Scotland holds 25% of the total Wind generation capacity of Europe. By 2020 Scotland is aiming to cover 100% consumption with Renewable Energy. The Pentland firth is one of the largest potential Wave energy sources in Europe and has recently been awarded a 25 year lease to operate […]

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Project Fear continues under BBC

The BBC continue to peddle project fear propaganda littering it throughout it’s programs during the #indyref campaign. The last few days of The #JeremyVine  have been biased beyond belief and today introducing companies who sound like they would be fearful of getting up in the morning! Day in day out people and businesses deal with the markets […]

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Scottish Independence – Will Spin Kill it ?

Alerted today to this story in The Telegraph -> http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/10891229/Alex-Salmonds-office-implicated-in-smear-attack-on-mother-who-spoke-up-for-the-Union.html How naive and stupid I’ve been to think that for once, our political representatives in Scotland, might be above the spin, above the mud slinging nastiness of national politics experienced in the recent past. To have thought that we could run a clean campaign, an honest open non-personal campaign, […]

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Scotland 2017 ……..

Important referendum milestone – 30/05/14. It marks the start of the formal, 16-week regulated campaigning period. We invited actor David Hayman and some of our supporters to join us to celebrate this exciting moment on Glasgow’s Sauchiehall Street. David had some truly inspirational words for us all. Find out what they were here. Here are some useful sources […]

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http://www.thecourier.co.uk/business/news/stagecoach-teed-up-for-ryder-cup-1.225990 Perth-based public transport giant Stagecoach has teed up a major contract to provide buses for the Ryder Cup at Gleneagles. The company will provide a fleet of 150 double decker vehicles for the golf match beween the USA and Europe in September. Commercial details fo the deal were not disclosed. The majority of the operation will be managed by Kirkcaldy-based Stagecoach East Scotland with vehicles being provided from across Stagecoach’s regional UK bus fleet. http://www.thecourier.co.uk/business/news/stagecoach-teed-up-for-ryder-cup-1.225990

Wind turbines’ lifespan far shorter than believed, study suggests – Scotland / News / The Courier

SCOTLAND’S LANDSCAPE could be blighted by the rotting remains of a failed regeneration of windfarms, according to a scathing new report.A study commissioned by the Renewable Energy Foundation has found that the economic life of onshore wind turbines could be far less than that predicted by the industry.The “groundbreaking” research was carried out by academics […]

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Donald Trump launches attack on whisky firm over Top Scot award | News | Aberdeen | STV

  Donald Trump has described Glenfiddich’s Top Scot accolade awarded to Aberdeenshire golf course opponent Michael Forbes as an ’embarrassment’ to Scotland. During a vitriolic series of messages on Twitter on Tuesday evening, the billionaire branded farmer Michael Forbes a “loser” and described Glenfiddich as a “bad liquor company”. Is Donald trump beginning to sound […]

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