Scottish GPs call for housing developers to contribute to healthcare
GPs and professional bodies want primary health care infrastructure, including GP surgeries, to be partly funded by housing developers.
Island Depopulation: Ireland’s offshore islands a footnote in state priorities
As part of a cross-border island depopulation series with The Ferret, Noteworthy spoke to islanders in Ireland waiting 25 years for the policies they need to thrive.
Island Depopulation: Can a small island like North Ronaldsay turn the tides?
In the third instalment of our island depopulation series, The Ferret visits North Ronaldsay to find out how small islands might be able to grow their populations.
Island depopulation: Has Orkney bucked the trend?
In the second instalment of our island depopulation series, we visited Orkney to find out why the archipelago's population is growing more quickly than any other in Scotland.
Island depopulation: The battle on Bute
In the first instalment of our island depopulation series, The Ferret visits Bute to find out why nearly 1 in 5 people left the island over the last two decades.
Scientists warn hydrogen heating could be net-zero ‘distraction’
The Scottish Science Advisory Council also cautioned that there was a risk that hydrogen heating could be promoted to benefit commercial interests.
Fife hydrogen trial short on sign ups despite offering £1k ‘bribe’
A ‘world-first’ trial of hydrogen heating systems in Fife is yet to sign up its targeted number of households despite offering residents £1,000 to take part.
Red tape and legal fees: Call to make community ownership in cities easier
Barriers such as red tape, incomplete data and difficulties tracking down absentee landlords must be urgently tackled to help cities access community ownership.
More than a third of properties in Glasgow’s Sauchiehall Street are vacant
Glasgow shopping street is Scotland's most vacant high street with 36 per cent of its shops, offices and domestic properties now lying empty.