Tracking the health, welfare and performance of livestock on Scotland’s hill farms could soon become easier thanks to a next-generation ear tag which provides real-time data on animal behaviour from up to 10 miles away.
Angus domestic abuser who said he’d rather go to jail than do unpaid work told sentencing ‘not a negotiation’
An Angus domestic abuser has been put on an electronic tag after being told by a sheriff that court sentencing “isn’t a negotiation”.
Sir, – In reply to your Editorial, (Robust response to Tay salmon threat, December 11), the Tay District Salmon Fisheries Board (TDSFB) and other associated groups and organisations have been trying to achieve a higher proportion of catch and release of salmon for 10 years or more.
Some of Tayside and Fife’s best-known faces are spreading the festive spirit while raising vital charity funds.
Former Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson said she would take a “never say never again” position on re-entering politics once she steps down in May 2021.
Sir, – There is certainly much to criticise in the Conservatives’ past record, and your recent correspondents are entitled to their opinions anent assumed disasters from a future Conservative government.
Sir, – As a person who was concerned with the Scottish criminal justice system for some 50 years as defence counsel, advocate depute, sheriff and part time High Court judge, I think that I am entitled to comment on the editorial The Courier story entitled “Disappointing term for sexual abuser” (December 5).
Former SNP MP Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh has failed to convince a judge that she shouldn’t hand over an enhanced expenses payment to a legal watchdog.
Catherine Devaney shares a recipe from a kitchen in the Fife countryside
Scotland’s largest machinery ring, Ringlink, is preparing to open a new office in Fife next month.