Browsing Month August, 2014

£200k ‘Future Fit’ Funding Boost for Scottish Libraries

By at August 11, 2014 | 1:21 pm | 0 Comment

carnegie trust fund

Help to future-proof public libraries Funding to develop innovative ideas in library services Includes development tools from Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation library programme Public Libraries across the UK and Ireland are being given the opportunity to help future-proof their services thanks to a £200,000 funding boost from the Carnegie UK Trust. The

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Mermaid Set To Make A Splash At Deep Sea World

By at August 5, 2014 | 5:47 pm | 0 Comment

Mermaid at Deep Sea World

Deep Sea World, Scotland’s national aquarium, will be playing host to a real life mermaid this week (August 8th – 10th). For three days the aquarium’s resident three-metre-long sand tiger sharks and giant stingrays will be joined in their 3.8-million-litre Underwater Safari display by a magical mermaid. The mermaid in question is Dr Daniela Rodler, whose

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Review: Vikki Stone – Instrumental

By at August 2, 2014 | 10:54 am | 0 Comment

Vikki Stone review

The musical comedienne described by the Scotsman as the bastard lovechild of Tim Minchin and Victoria Wood is back at the Fringe with her most personal show yet. I'd first become aware of Vikki Stone when a friend invited me to see her at Carnegie Hall in Dunfermline last October. It was a dark Tuesday night and there were only 12 other people in the audience, so she

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