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 →

Pensioners at a West Lothian housing development have been putting their skills to good use – by knitting hats for premature babies! A group of ladies at Bield’s Dean Court development in Bo’ness have teamed up to knit over 50 hats this year for babies born prematurely at Forth ValleyRead More →