A survey by Kantar shows that inflation on food has reached the highest it has on record, 17.1%. On an annual food bill of about £90 per week, that translates into an extra £16 per week. Once again it is the poorest in society who are suffering the most. According to the Office for National… Continue reading Food inflation is highest on record
Energy Rich Scotland – Fuel Poor Scots
The loss of a state asset and the loss of jobs Main article first published on YoursForScotland.com Offshore wind should see Scotland benefit from its natural resource and it’s people have access to affordable fuel. Moreover, it should provide for Scottish businesses to benefit from its location and create jobs for Scottish workers. This is… Continue reading Energy Rich Scotland – Fuel Poor Scots
Scotland should control its own Renewable Energy
Kenny MacAskill The ALBA Depute Leader Kenny MacAskill MP has revealed the full extent of the foreign ownership of Scotland’s renewable energy assets by state owned energy companies with countries including China, the United Arab Emirates, France, Sweden, Norway and Ireland all profiting from Scotland’s massive energy resources in the Offshore wind sector. Local councils through the planning process have their… Continue reading Scotland should control its own Renewable Energy
Independence Convention required so Scotland doesn’t return to Labour mediocrity
An independence convention of all independence-supporting representatives and civic society is required in order to get the independence movement back on track. The call has came from the General Secretary of Alex Salmond’s ALBA Party. Commenting today Chris McEleny has said that “ It’s time for the independence movement to start focusing on the people’s… Continue reading Independence Convention required so Scotland doesn’t return to Labour mediocrity
Alex Salmond with Charlie Abel
In a relaxed speech Alex Salmond reveals the depth of his thinking on Scottish Independence Alex Salmond only appears relaxed. As he says in his speech, you have to work for Scottish Independence every single day. And because he’s done that, he has the facts, the arguments, the case, all at his fingertips. Alex Salmond… Continue reading Alex Salmond with Charlie Abel
Charlie speaks from the heart – Wee Alba Book
SNP voter shocked to see a candidate at his door. Guess who? Charlie of course! Local issues: What folks are telling Charlie on the doorstep. The full event.
Wee Alba Book goes Bigtime!
Tonight’s Wee Alba Book event was a big success! A keen audience of voters for the Dyce, Bucksburn and Thanestone by-election were inspired by speeches from Alex Salmond and Charlie Abel, covering issues from the local to the national, including the future for Aberdeen and the oil industry. More details to follow.
Job losses at D C Thomson
Publisher of P & J cutting 300 staff The Dundee-based publisher paid £24 million in dividends to shareholders last year, yet is justifying the redundancies by claiming it needs to fill a £10 million budget shortfall. Half the redundancies will fall on titles bought in 2018 from a Colchester-based company, which does raise questions about… Continue reading Job losses at D C Thomson
New rail station between Aberdeen and Inverness
Inverness Airport station adds to business links between two major cities. The new station at Dalcross will benefit business, tourist, and commuter customers alike as well as providing a convenient link for personal visits between towns along the route. Opportunities will be opened out for developing links with the new Inverness Airport Business Park, and… Continue reading New rail station between Aberdeen and Inverness
Meet Charlie at our Wee Alba Book meeting
The first wee ALBA book event of the year takes place in Dyce with Alex Salmond and Charlie Abel. The Greentrees Hotel , 183 Victoria St , Dyce, Aberdeen AB21 7AA. Doors open at 7 for a 7:30 pm start. The new case for Independence with a Q&A at the end. These tremendously successful meetings are… Continue reading Meet Charlie at our Wee Alba Book meeting