Tackling wildlife crime is a significant problem in parts of Scotland and Scottish Natural Heritage issues the licences which permit persons to kill, injure or trap wild birds. A final decision was reached earlier this year on a challenge to the SNH's power to restrict licences under Framework for Implementation of General Licence Restrictions.
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At Harper Macleod we're lucky to have double World Champion Samantha ‘Sammi’ Kinghorn as our Athlete Ambassador. We've been part of Team Kinghorn since 2013, when Sammi was a 17-year-old novice. Here she looks back at the London 2017 championships which thrust into the public eye as one of British Athletics' new stars.
A Scottish Government report on extending coverage of the Freedom of Information rules to Registered Social Landlords (RSLs) showed that that the majority of responses were in favour. So, RSLs should consider taking steps in order to prepare. Here's a guide to what it means, and our top tips.
Is access to your property taken over someone else's land? Is your septic tank or soakaway situated on a neighbour’s land? Do you know where you stand with these rights?
The inaugural Aquaculture UK conference took place in Stirling in June this year. The conference theme – growing together – accurately highlights the development taking place in this sector.