Parents encouraged to apply for £250 Best Start Grant to help with school costs

Parents encouraged to apply for £250 Best Start Grant to help with school costs

Benefits Schools Scottish Government

The new school year starts on August 11 and First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, has encouraged parents to access financial support available to them through Scottish Government funding. Low income parents in Scotland can access three separate cash pay

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John Swinney claims 'no evidence' Scots school grades system disadvantaged poorer pupils

John Swinney claims 'no evidence' Scots school grades system disadvantaged poorer pupils

Schools John Swinney Education Social media Scottish Government

John Swinney has been criticised after claiming there is “no evidence” pupils from poorer areas were disadvantaged by the new school grades system. The Education Secretary argued that the controversial system, which saw the results of pupils downgrad

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More holidays under threat for Scots as coronavirus cases surge in 11 European countries

More holidays under threat for Scots as coronavirus cases surge in 11 European countries

Holidays Scottish Government

More holiday destinations could be struck off Scotland’s quarantine exemption list as coronavirus infection rates across Europe have skyrocketed in recent days. Holidaymakers were left disappointed earlier this week after the Scottish Government a

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Scots with money worries in coronavirus pandemic offered help from Scottish Government with new campaign

Scots with money worries in coronavirus pandemic offered help from Scottish Government with new campaign

Personal finance Money worries Scottish Government Coronavirus Fuel bills

People in Scotland who are facing money worries as a result of coronavirus are being urged to take full advantage of the support available. The Covid-19 pandemic has led to an increase in people facing challenges around bills, rent and job security.

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Thousands of families to receive invitation to apply for new Scottish benefits

Thousands of families to receive invitation to apply for new Scottish benefits

Benefits Scottish Government Money worries DWP Personal finance Taxes

From this week, thousands of families across Scotland will start to get letters telling them they are entitled to new Scottish benefits. The Scottish Government is writing to an estimated 22,000 households informing them that they may be eligible for

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Everything you need to know as beauty salons and tattoo studios reopen in Scotland

Everything you need to know as beauty salons and tattoo studios reopen in Scotland

Hair and beauty Coronavirus Scottish Government

Eager customers can now get their eyebrows waxed and nails done as beauty salons reopen in Scotland for the first time in four months today. Beauty and nail bars, tattoo studios and make up services can now welcome back clients as the country contin

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Nicola Sturgeon announces shielding will be paused across Scotland next week

Nicola Sturgeon announces shielding will be paused across Scotland next week

Coronavirus Nicola Sturgeon Scottish Government

Nicola Sturgeon has said shielding in Scotland will be paused as of August 1 as long as the Covid-19 infection rate continues to drop. About 180,000 Scots were told by medical professionals to remain at home from March as they were at the greatest r

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Rangers face SFA probe as governing body demands answers over potential testing breach

Rangers face SFA probe as governing body demands answers over potential testing breach

Rangers FC Scottish Football Association Scottish Government Scottish Premiership Coronavirus Motherwell FC Dundee United FC

Rangers are facing a top level SFA probe over fears the club broke coronavirus testing protocol. Record Sport understands Hampden top brass suspect as many as nine of Steven Gerrard’s first team squad played in a bounce match against Dundee United wi

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Orange Order chief and Justice Secretary Humza Yousaf clash over violent protests in Glasgow

Orange Order chief and Justice Secretary Humza Yousaf clash over violent protests in Glasgow

Scottish Government Glasgow City Council Sectarianism Immigration Justice Glasgow

The Scottish Government and the leader of the Orange Order in Scotland clashed over mass gatherings and violence which brought shame on the country, it has been revealed. Documents, released through a Freedom of Information request, show corresponde

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Disabled Scots lawyer 'disgusted' after being harassed and refused entry to shops without face mask

Disabled Scots lawyer 'disgusted' after being harassed and refused entry to shops without face mask

Disability Glasgow Coronavirus Scottish Government

A disabled Scots lawyer claims he has been regularly harassed and abused by strangers for not wearing a face mask in shops. Daniel Donaldson has hidden respiratory disabilities and is exempt from wearing a mask. The 40-year-old, who is a disability r

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