Mainland Scotland is to go into lockdown from midnight tonight with a new legal requirement forbidding anyone from leaving their home except for essential purposes. Amongst the limited reasonable excuses to leave your home are provisions for caring, outdoor exercise and to go to work, but only if that workRead More →

Five star visitor attraction, Dynamic Earth is re-opening its doors after a six month closure caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. From Saturday 3 October, Dynamic Earth will be open on Saturdays on Sundays from 10am until 5pm. To celebrate the re-opening, the attraction is running its Annual Explorer Pass offerRead More →

Education Secretary John Swinney has announced that secondary school pupils in Scotland will have to wear face coverings in corridors, communal areas and school buses from next Monday (31 August) and all children aged five and over on dedicated school transport by a, bringing it into line with guidance for publicRead More →

Visitor attractions such as museums, galleries and heritage sites across Scotland can start to re-open to visitors from today, Wednesday 15 July. As part of Phase 3 of the routemap out of lockdown, cinemas, monuments and libraries can also now begin to re-open. As venues start to welcome guests, theyRead More →

Schools will return full-time in August if Scotland continues to make progress on suppressing coronavirus (COVID-19), Deputy First Minister John Swinney announced today (23 June). The moves comes after significant progress was made in reducing incidence rates of the virus, putting Scotland on a more positive trajectory than previously expected.Read More →

Detailed arrangements are being put in place by the City of Edinburgh Council to ensure the safest return possible for pupils and staff when schools reopen in August. Following the announcement by the Scottish Government last month, all pupils will return on Wednesday 11 August, a week earlier than programmed.Read More →

Schools and nurseries are expected to close to pupils from the end of this week, the First Minister has announced. The Scottish Government is working closely with local authorities to mitigate the impact on three groups as a priority: Vulnerable pupils and those receiving free school meals Pupils undertaking courseworkRead More →