Tag Archives: Scotland

Online used car platform “heycar” expands internationally

BRAUNSCHWEIG, 15-Aug-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Successful online used car marketplace “heycar” expands internationally into the United Kingdom. Providing high-quality used vehicles with warranty to used car buyers in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland at www.heycar.co.uk. The heycar brand operates … Read the full press release

BOURBON completes the installation of the first wind turbine at Cobra Wind’s Kincardine site, Scotland

PARIS, 28-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Contracted by the Spanish construction group Cobra, BOURBON completed the installation of the first wind turbine at Cobra Wind’s Kincardine site, Scotland, off the coast of Aberdeen this summer. Bourbon Subsea Services’ experience in floating wind turbine … Read the full press release

Scientists seek to discover whether Scotland’s seas are a mating ground for basking sharks

EXETER, 17-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Scientists seeking to discover whether Scotland’s seas are a mating ground for basking sharks have filmed new footage showing the sharks being sociable, including a first look at groups forming on the seabed. These data have … Read the full press release

Professionals helping refugees from around the world to settle in Scotland will meet at the University of Dundee

Dundee, Scotland, UK, 27-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Professionals helping refugees from around the world to settle in Scotland will meet at the University of Dundee next week to discuss how they can better support families adjusting to life in their new … Read the full press release

The Complete University Guide 2019 ranks The University of St Andrews top in Scotland

Fife, Scotland, 25-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The University of St Andrews is top in Scotland and one of the five leading universities in the UK, according to a new league table to be published today (Wednesday 25 April 2018). The Complete … Read the full press release

Diageo to transform its Scotch whisky visitor experiences in the biggest concerted programme ever seen in Scotland’s whisky tourism sector

New Johnnie Walker global brand attraction & distillery upgrades to grow appeal of scotch LONDON, 18-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Diageo announces a £150 million investment over three years to transform its Scotch whisky visitor experiences in the biggest concerted programme … Read the full press release

UCL Professor Mariana Mazzucato part of the new Scottish National Investment Bank

LONDON, 02-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A leading UCL professor, who has been advising the Scottish Government on establishing a new public investment bank (launched today), is excited by the social and economic opportunities it can deliver. Professor Mariana Mazzucato, Director of … Read the full press release

Co-op plans to open 18 brand new stores and upgrade a further 20 in in Scotland in 2018

MANCHESTER, 03-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Co-op is set to ramp up its investment in Scotland in 2018, with plans to open 18 brand new stores and upgrade a further 20. The convenience retailer, which already has a store in every postal area … Read the full press release

Scotland’s first ultra-powerful 17.5 tonne 7 Tesla (7T) MRI scanner arrives at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital (QEUH)

GLASGOW, 01-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The University of Glasgow, in partnership with NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde, has taken delivery of Scotland’s first ultra-powerful 17.5 tonne 7 Tesla (7T) MRI scanner at the new Imaging Centre of Excellence (ICE) on the … Read the full press release

Samaritans Director for Scotland Andrew Sim comments on Scottish 2013 suicide figures

EDINBURGH, 15-8-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Andrew Sim, Executive Director for Samaritans in Scotland, on the 2013 suicide statistics said: “The downward trend in the rate of suicide in Scotland over the last ten years is welcome news.  It is testament to the … Read the full press release

BT signed £440 million Power Purchase Agreements with three wind farms in Scotland, Wales and Lancashire

London, 6-6-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — BT has signed long-term Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) worth £440 million with three wind farms in Scotland, Wales and Lancashire. The deals will secure more than 100 Megawatts (MW) of renewable energy to help power its UK … Read the full press release

University of St Andrews marine biologists demonstrate wild bottlenose dolphins can respond to individual names

29-7-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Scientists at the University of St Andrews have shown that bottlenose dolphins can use copying of signature whistles as a way of addressing or labelling animals on an individual basis. The research was carried out by marine … Read the full press release

IBERDROLA’s British subsidiary ScottishPower Renewables completed the expansion of the biggest European wind farm Whitelee in Scotland

As part of its commitment to sustainable development Located south of Glasgow, this renewable energy complex has increased its installed capacity from 322 megawatts (MW) to 539 MW Annual output at Whitelee will be equivalent to the electricity consumption of … Read the full press release

Alstom signs £200m agreement to re-wire East Coast of Scotland as part of consortium

10-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Alstom’s Stafford Grid business, together with consortium partner Enterprise, has successfully won a framework agreement from Scottish Hydro Electric Transmission plc (SHE Transmission) for a five-year framework deal to supply expertise and equipment to re-wire the East Coast of … Read the full press release