Police Scotland Set To Target Drunk And Drug Driving

From the 23rd-29th of August Police Scotland intend on cracking down on drivers travelling under the influence. Police Scotland has revealed that in July alone they conducted 75 roadside drugs tests and 427 roadside breath tests. These tests resulted in 156 drink and drug related traffic offences being reported. Police Scotland said: “We have sadly seen time and time again that people are willing to … Continue reading Police Scotland Set To Target Drunk And Drug Driving

16-17 Year Olds In Scotland Set To Receive Covid Jab

From the 6th of August all 16 and 17 year-olds can register for their first COVID jag. If young people don’t sign up to have their vaccine they will be sent an invitation through the post. Those living in the Western Isles, Orkney and Shetland will be contacted via their local health board. Youngsters can also make use of drop in clinics to receive their … Continue reading 16-17 Year Olds In Scotland Set To Receive Covid Jab

Nicola Sturgeon Announces Scotland’s New Covid Rules

Majority of Scotland’s Covid-19 rules are set to be scrapped from Monday the 9th of August. Pubs and venues are allowed to let in more customers and social distancing is no longer required in most settings. Sports stadia can also open at a full capacity but will need council’s permission to host more than 5,000 visitors . Changes were also announced to self isolation rules. … Continue reading Nicola Sturgeon Announces Scotland’s New Covid Rules

Pressure Falls On North Lanarkshire Council As Waste Crisis Grows

Residents of North Lanarkshire have been left disgusted as fly tipping and littering has increased drastically in the local community. Many public parks, fields and woodland areas have seen an increase in people leaving their mess for others to dispose of. An abundance of smashed glass bottles, used coffee cups, plastic bottles and dog waste bags have been appearing scattered around parks and other commonly … Continue reading Pressure Falls On North Lanarkshire Council As Waste Crisis Grows

Ravenscraig Is Being Revamped But Is It In The Public’s Best Wishes?

The Ravenscraig Steelworks was built in 1957 by Colvilles LTD, in order to meet the demand for strip steel after the second world war. In order to make the material, iron was taken from blast furnace into steel furnaces, which would turn the iron into ingots to allow the metal to be moulded into strips. The plant first came under threat of closure in 1985 … Continue reading Ravenscraig Is Being Revamped But Is It In The Public’s Best Wishes?

“I’m not as think as you drunk I am”: The story behind MUP

Minimum unit pricing – most commonly referred to as MUP- was implemented in Scotland on May the 1st 2018 and has had varied results. The act was hoping that by making it illegal to be charging less than 50p per unit of alcohol that people would be less likely to engage with harmful binge drinking due to the sudden rise in price of cheap booze. … Continue reading “I’m not as think as you drunk I am”: The story behind MUP