Lothian Loop

Scotland’s Railway cannot guarantee physical distancing at all stages of a journey

ScotRail encourages customers to keep playing their part ScotRail is urging customers to follow its five rules for safe travel, as the train operator warns customers it can’t guarantee physical distancing at all stages of a journey. While travel remains for essential journeys only, the rail operator is preparing for any potential easing in lockdown…
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June 10, 2020 0

Creature Candy are Fundraising to Help Save the Scottish Seabird Centre

Small homewares and gifts company Creature Candy join the effort to save much-loved Scottish Seabird Centre Creature Candy has agreed to help raise money for the Scottish Seabird Centre through the sale of limited edition puffin prints, as they suffer from financial difficulties due to COVID-19.  In order to avoid permanent closure, the Scottish Seabird…
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June 9, 2020 0

Witness Appeal – Fatal Road Crash – Dirleton – East Lothian

Police today, Monday, 8 June 2020, renewed their appeal for information following a fatal road crash In East Lothian on Thursday, 4 June 2020. Around 12.45 pm last Thursday afternoon, a 47-year-old man died following the collision between his silver Audi A4 and a black Ford Fiesta on the A198 near Dirleton, East Lothian. The…
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June 9, 2020 0

Great Get Together celebrates power of community

This year’s Great Get Together is taking place over the weekend of 19-21 June and will celebrate the power of community. The campaign – inspired by the life and philosophy of MP Jo Cox, who was killed on the 16th of June 2016 – is doing that by asking people to consider organising something in…
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June 9, 2020 0

Top marks for rural podcast’s homeschooling episode

The latest episode of OnFARM, Scotland’s Rural Podcast, has been working in partnership with RHET (The Royal Highland Education Trust) to provide some rurally inspired home-schooling tips and advice for parents and teachers. The episode also announces an exciting online event, taking place on Thursday 18th and Friday 19th June (which would have been the…
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May 28, 2020 0

ScotRail urges customers to play their part and cover their face while travelling

Customers should cover their face when travelling on Scotland’s Railway – and play a critical role in keeping essential rail users safe. ScotRail has issued the updated guidance for customers following the launch of the Scottish Government Transport Guidance plan, which confirms people travelling on public transport should wear a face covering. As part of…
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May 28, 2020 0

Customers urged to play their part in keeping Scotland’s Railway safe

Stay at home, save lives If you think it isn’t safe to board a train, don’t do it ScotRail is asking customers to follow Scottish Government guidelines on physical distancing and play their part in saving lives, as new measures are introduced across the network. The train operator has been running a key worker timetable…
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May 13, 2020 0

COVID 19 Resources Available In Translation

Please see the links below to some information from the Doctors of the World website with information on staying safe from COVID-19 including translation into numerous languages, including videos and information for parents and children. Video on ‘How to stay safe from COVID 19’ is available on the Doctors of the World website in many…
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May 6, 2020 0

#TurdTag

This years #TurdTag campaign starts this week. Check out the information below or head to the website by the link below to get involved. Help us log dog poo across neighbourhoods in Scotland as part of our #TurdTag fortnight. Have you seen an increase in bagged or unbagged dog poo in your neighbourhood? Did you…
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April 27, 2020 0

Scams Update In Partnership With Trading Standards Scotland

Scam Share this week looks at some of the most recent scams which have been reported by consumers across Scotland, including those related to the COVID-19 outbreak. The below topics are included:- Google reported this week that they are blocking around 18 million scam emails related to Covid-19 each day: a fifth of all hoax…
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April 24, 2020 0