More Support For Veterans

by John Murray A veteran’s charity has said a recent Scottish Government report ‘will help break up the myths’ surrounding the problems military personnel face when they leave active service. The Taking the Strategy Forward findings, released yesterday, follow consultations with a range of veteran’s charities, health boards, local authorities and housing associations. It is hoped ‘the new joined up approach’ will help make it easier for soldiers, sailors and airmen to enter or re-join civilian life.  Veterans Scotland is one of 80 UK based umbrella charities offering ‘information, advice and guidance’ to ex-military. Spokesperson David Cowan welcomed the findings. … Continue reading More Support For Veterans

Dundee 0-3 Motherwell: Chris Long hat-trick as Steelmen breeze into Scottish Cup fifth round

By Fraser McLuggage. Christopher Long fired Motherwell into the fifth round of the William Hill Scottish Cup – and a trip to St Mirren – as he scored his first hat-trick for the Lanarkshire club against Dundee, writes Fraser McLuggage. … Continue reading Dundee 0-3 Motherwell: Chris Long hat-trick as Steelmen breeze into Scottish Cup fifth round

It's the Quality of Life

By Joe James Scottish first minister Nicola Sturgeon will today vow for her government to lead the way in “redefining” the definition of what it means to be a successful country.   In a speech at Edinburgh’s Wealth of Nations 2020 Conference later today, she will suggest that people’s quality of life should be deemed as equally as important as racking up impressive data in regards to economic prosperity.   Economic measurements such as GDP have been widely criticised over the years, various attacks suggesting that a tunnel-visioned approach to collating data can oftentimes result in a dismissal of the importance of focusing … Continue reading It's the Quality of Life