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New Award to Celebrate Sustainable Built Environment Projects in Scotland

Built environment projects that demonstrate excellence in continued and adaptive reuse will be celebrated by a new Sustainability Award for the Scottish Civic Trust My Place Awards 2021. The My Place Sustainability Award will honour community-led building, public realm and landscape projects that were completed in Scotland between 2001 and…
bubmag
March 25, 2021
Scotland

Why a Universal Society Is Unattainable

On Jan. 1, 2021, five long years after the vote for what’s become known as Brexit, and numerous marches before and after that national decision, some of which attracted more than 100,000 impassioned participants, Great Britain formally severed its nearly half century-long ties with the European Union. The decision, as…
bubmag
January 14, 2021
Scotland

A 4,500-star experience: best places for stargazing

How many stars are there in the universe? It’s a question asked regularly by professional and amateur astronomers alike.According to USBC Scienceline there are about ten billion galaxies and assuming there’s an average of 100 billion stars in each that means there’s about 1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 (one billion trillion) stars in the…
bubmag
September 9, 2020
Scotland

Andrew Wasylyk

Dundee musician’s reconfiguration as Andrew Wasylyk has been one of Scottish music’s more pleasing transformations in recent times, affording the songwriter ample space to open his music up to fresh influences. This new LP is the third in a triptych of records that explores the East Coast of Scotland, reconfiguring…
bubmag
September 7, 2020
Scotland

Cycling holidays: explore the world on two wheels

A study commissioned during lockdown by Maier Sports revealed that Brits are keen to get outdoors and to book an activity holiday.In the survey of 1,740 respondents, 30% said they have taken up a new activity with walking, running, hiking and camping the most popular outdoor choices. Cycling has also become…
bubmag
September 2, 2020
Scotland

How to buy a private island for the price of a London flat

The coronavirus lockdown has left many homeowners longing for a change of scenery - but some buyers are thinking bigger than others for their next move.According to agents, demand for private islands is booming as increasing numbers of Britons seek solitude and safety during the pandemic. Farhad Vladi, founder of Vladi Private Islands,…
bubmag
July 16, 2020
Scotland

Family of missing woman send DNA samples from Australia

GEORGE TOWN: The family of Annapuranee Jenkins (pix), who went missing in Penang three years ago, have sent their DNA samples to the police after some of the Aussie woman’s personal belongings and skeletal remains were found here earlier this year. Her son Steven confirmed that the DNA sampling was…
bubmag
July 6, 2020
Scotland

Royal Bank of Scotland begins roll out of Tyl payment terminals

Royal Bank of Scotland has announced the launch of a new, innovative payments service in Scotland. ‘Tyl’ is designed to make it easier for small business customers across the country to receive payments and manage cash flow during COVID-19 and beyond. Tyl is a point-of-sale card payments solution that enables…
bubmag
June 30, 2020