Browsing Month March, 2014

Pupils Spot Aquatic Peter Pans At Deep Sea World

By at March 19, 2014 | 9:35 pm | 0 Comment

Axolotl at Deep Sea World

A group of primary schoolchildren has discovered a clutch of Critically Endangered salamander eggs during a visit to Deep Sea World, Scotland’s national aquarium. Native to Mexico, axolotls are commonly described as aquatic ‘Peter Pans’ because they remain in their larval form and never grow up. The North Queensferry aquarium put a group of the bizarre creatures

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Countdown to John Muir Way

By at March 19, 2014 | 5:44 pm | 0 Comment

John Muir Way

The countdown is now well underway for the launch of the coast-to-coast John Muir Way with a fun-filled festival. The new 134-mile coast-to-coast lowlands trail will officially open on 21st April 2014, during the first ever Scottish John Muir Festival, to mark both the conservationist's birthday and the centenary of his death. The new trail which runs between Dunbar

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Time to rethink our perception of later life

By at March 17, 2014 | 12:01 am | 0 Comment

More than four out of five (82%) Scots want to see society adjust its perception of later life, moving away from negative stereotypes of ageing. New research from Age Scotland, commissioned to understand more about people’s attitudes towards ageing and living longer, shows that more than three-quarters (77 per cent) of adults in Scotland are looking forward to

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Locals Set To Tackle Edinburgh Beach Litter

By at March 10, 2014 | 10:35 pm | 0 Comment

big beach cleaners

BAND OF LOCAL M&S VOLUNTEERS SET TO TACKLE LITTER ON EDINBURGH BEACHES Part of the Big Beach Clean-up to clear litter on 140 beaches and canals Volunteers treated to beach-side BBQ and M&S voucher Marks & Spencer (M&S) is urging the Edinburgh community to descend on Fisherrow Sands, Hopetoun House and Cramond beaches to free them from litter as part of

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The Race For Sport Relief Is On In Edinburgh

By at March 6, 2014 | 2:43 pm | 0 Comment

Sainsburys Sport Relief

The race is on Edinburgh!   Sport Relief Games 2014: Join in the fun Look out the fancy dress, pull on the trainers… On your marks, get set go for The Edinburgh Sport Relief Mile It’s time to dig out that running kit Edinburgh!  Sport Relief is here again. On Sunday 23rd March the Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Mile will be staged in West Princes Street Gardens,

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