Scotland, New Zealand Travel

Scotland, New Zealand Travel Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Scotland, New Zealand Travel.

Results 1 - 20 of 691 in Scotland, New Zealand Travel

  1. A guide to the Scottish island music festivals of 2015Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | Scotsman.com

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Scotland's festival scene is a mish-mash of mainstream musical selections that match up to their counterparts down south and the inner-city offerings that spread themselves across various city venues .

    Comment?

  2. Dumbarton FC blog: Ian Murray worked miracles for the club but it was ...Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Daily Record

    Sons fan Fraser Clarke shares his views on all things Dumbarton FC in his exclusive blog for Lennox Herald and www.dailyrecord.co.uk readers. Last Wednesday I was thinking to myself how much of a struggle writing my next blog could be.

    Comment?

  3. NE named largest seafood processing centreRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Fraserburgh Herald

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Pictured with the study findings are Donna Fordyce , Belinda Miller , Provost of Aberdeenshire Jill Webster and Dr Ian Moir .

    Comment?

  4. Abused and ignored - a day in the life of a Big Issue vendor in GlasgowRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Evening Times

    When I donned the waistcoat and took to the streets of Glasgow, several people who know me looked right at my face and walked straight past. One colleague almost knocked me over in their haste to get through the crowds on a busy Thursday afternoon in Sauchiehall Street.

    Comment?

  5. Solly MackintoshRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    SOLOMON Mackintosh, always known as Solly, who has died aged 91, was brought up travelling around Scotland with his showman father and tightrope-walking mother. He kept up the family tradition as a fairground prize stall and bingo operator and ended up owning the popular Fun City fairground by the beach in Portobello.

    Comment?

  6. Commuters face worst rail disruption in decadesRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Scotsman.com

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. PASSENGERS face the biggest disruption to the Scottish rail network for decades when a two-month project on the main Edinburgh-Glasgow line gets under way this weekend.

    Comment?

  7. DFS Unveils New Wines and Spirits Flagship Store at Changi AirportRead the original story

    Yesterday | Sys-Con Media

    The opening of the store marks a milestone in DFS' leadership and innovation in retail, and the realization of a new vision for retail at Changi Airport. Philippe Schaus, CEO and Chairman, DFS Group, says, "When we embarked on this unique project, we wanted to offer Singapore, the most renowned travel destination in South East Asia with the most modern airport, a wines and spirits store of a quality and richness unlike anywhere else in the world.

    Comment?

  8. John Hughes happy now to focus on Scottish Cup finalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Evening Times

    JOHN HUGHES admitted it had been a "horrible week" in the build-up to yesterday's 5-0 hammering at Celtic Park. With one eye on this Saturday's William Hill Scottish Cup final against Falkirk at Hampden, Hughes made wholesale changes.

    Comment?

  9. People: The business diary 25/05/15Read the original story

    Sunday | Scotsman.com

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. TRAVEL management group Reed & Mackay's chairman David Maloney hosted a media briefing and dinner in Edinburgh on Thursday night, raising a glass to the success of the company's nascent Aberdeen operation.

    Comment?

  10. SNP fury as HS2 finds 'no business case' for taking fast train service to ScotlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | The Independent

    The A 50bn High Speed Two rail link will not be extended to Scotland, as the team behind the project has found there is "no business case" for the undertaking. The Scottish National Party reacted with fury when The Independent on Sunday passed on the news, its Transport spokesman Drew Hendry describing it as a "snub" to Scotland that ignored the "undeniable economic case" of a new railway linking London to Glasgow and Edinburgh.

    Comment?

  11. Young musicians in Dumfries and Galloway win funding awardsRead the original story

    Saturday May 23 | Galloway Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. The Agar Trust received 55 applications from traditional, classical, jazz and brass band musicians from all over Scotland including Sutherland, Aberdeen-shire, Highlands, Moray, Outer Hebrides, Dumfries and Galloway and Scottish Borders.

    Comment?

  12. Vuckic backed to hit targetRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Sporting Life

    Gavin McGrane previews this weekend's action in Scotland and he's backing Rangers forward Haris Vuckic to shine against Hibs. The final round of regular season fixtures take place this weekend and the final standings are just about settled with only St Johnstone and Dundee Utd left with anything to play for.

    Comment?

  13. Burned-down Old Royal Station to be rebuiltRead the original story

    Friday May 22 | Scotsman.com

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. A STATION once used by the Royal Family which was badly damaged by fire earlier this month will be rebuilt, a council has said.

    Comment?

  14. Highland dancing and bagpipe championships at OC Scottish Fest this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Examiner.com

    The United Scottish Society , a non-profit organization, will be hosting its 83rd Scottish Fest this weekend, 23-24 at the OC Fair & Event Center, 88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa, CA from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Come out for sound of bagpipes and drums to the smells of authentic Celtic foods and the sights of the traditional kilts with the Western Regional Highland Dancing Championship. The festival is a family-friendly event with a wide array of activities for all ages to enjoy.

    Comment?

  15. Cat's Eyes on Glasgow: The Look Awards, a bra-fitting and going veggie at Usha'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Evening Times

    This week, who's got The Look: where to get coiffed in the city, Bra-vo to Debenhams and currying favour with the vegetarians at Usha's. Glasgow was looking good on Sunday night as the most gorgeous of industries - Hair and Beauty - got together to celebrate the year's successes in the first ever Look Awards at the Radisson Blu.

    Comment?

  16. 'Thundering Hooves' are heard again: major report warns of Edinburgh losing cultural leadRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Sunday Herald

    A major new report into the future of Edinburgh's world-leading festivals says they may have to share operations, find an extra 10m a year from alternative funding, and radically improve their digital products in the next ten years. A major new report into the future of Edinburgh's world-leading festivals says they may have to share operations, find an extra 10m a year from alternative funding, and radically improve their digital products in the next ten years.

    Comment?

  17. Do You Know Your Beer?Read the original story

    Thursday May 21 | Art Voice

    While a sommelier is a trained and knowledgeable wine professional, until recently there was no standard for trained beer professionals. Ray Daniels, well-known beer aficionado and author of the staple homebrew book entitled Designing Great Beers launched the Cicerone program in 2007 to provide training for professionals in the craft of beer.

    Comment?

  18. Checklist: 10 things to do this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Sunday Herald

    After welcoming a whopping 46,000 visitors over three days in 2014, Scotland's biggest homes and interiors show this year runs from Friday right though to Bank Holiday Monday. As ever, the focus is on DIY, decorating, fashion and food - as well as gardening, technology, and shopping.

    Comment?

  19. A look at how the planned rail strike will affect passengersRead the original story

    Wednesday May 20 | ITV

    A rail strike by members of the RMT and TSSA trade union is planned for Bank Holiday Monday and Tuesday and it is likely to cause widespread disruption. Talks to avert the strike are ongoing and operators are currently working on contingency plans but Virgin Trains and First Great Western have already announced amended timetables.

    Comment?

  20. Fight on for halls extensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Fife Now

    Anstruther Improvements Association has launched an appeal against Fife Council's refusal to give planning permission for an extension to the Dreel Halls. The appeal is one of four currently with the Scottish Government's Directorate for Planning and Environmental Appeals after councillors refused permission against the recommendations of their own planning officials.

    Comment?