More than half of Scots back cutting the default speed limit in residential streets to 20mph, a new poll has found.
The First Minister has been urged to support a 20mph speed limit in all residential areas across Scotland.
Mystery surrounds the temporary closure of three Fife post offices.
Introducing a workplace parking levy could help Scotland cut emissions, improve public health and raises additional cash for public transport, supporters have claimed.
Exemptions to a planned workplace parking levy could “quite possibly” be extended beyond the NHS to other parts of the public sector, the Scottish Government has said.
Taxpayers are set to pick up the tab for a Budget deal between the SNP and Greens to deliver more cash to local authorities.
Failure to pass the Scottish Budget would create a “thick layer of uncertainty” for businesses at an “already challenging time”, retail chiefs have warned.
The Scottish Greens have warned they cannot support the Government’s proposed budget as it stands, saying it would be “damaging” for local services across the country.
Cutting the speed limit to 20mph in all urban areas could help counter Scotland’s obesity epidemic, a leading child health expert has said.
As the Scottish Grocers Federation celebrates its centenary, Caroline Lindsay discovers that our local convenience stores are still at the heart of the community 100 years on