Transport Scotland on corporate ownership of the new Twin Otters

The two new Twin Otter DHC6-400 aircraft bought by the Scottish government from Canada’s Vancouver-based Viking Continue reading

New Twin Otter planes for Campeltown, Tiree and Barra unveiled

New Twin Otter aircraft unveiled Glasgow Airport

The weather, of course, refused to play fair so this morning’s photocall at Glasgow Airport, 18th May, to unveil the two new Twin Otter DHC6-400 aircraft Continue reading

June meeting of A83 Task Force must address immediate danger of Dundarave to Strone Point section

At around midday yesterday – for the second time in a couple of weeks, a car went off the A83 and down the embankment Continue reading

With lowest rod catches in 60 years Salmon & Trout Association Scotland calls for conservation of stocks

Today’s publication by Scottish Government of the official 2014 catch statistics for salmon confirms Continue reading

The SNP manifesto – are we seeing the take-off of a Scottish Icarus?

Scotland’s First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon has made it know in advance to the national media that her manifesto for the SNP’s General Election campaign, Continue reading

Salmond tries sleight of hand move on full fiscal autonomy

Hardly – on evidence, the Gold Standard of accuracy on anything fiscal after his contortions on oil and currency during indyref, Continue reading

CalMac, Islay, Colonsay, the Uig Triangle and the refit ‘lobster quadrille’


The recent complaints from Islay over failures in its ferry services during the Easter holiday period highlights Continue reading

Scottish Conservatives demand SNP publish figures on impact of full fiscal autonomy

The Scottish Conservatives are demanding that the Scottish Government finally publish figures Continue reading

Analysis of Gourock-Dunoon ferry services confirms imperative for change

MVA Consultants were hired in 2012 by the Scottish Government to report on the feasibility of a second vehicle and passenger ferry service Continue reading

£7 million technology innovation competition as Wave Energy Scotland surfs ashore

The hunt for innovative power take-off systems for wave energy devices has regenerated. Continue reading