#Scotland

Post Office begins Orkney island drone trial

3 weeks ago — Quick Read

Royal Mail has announced a two-week trial to deliver post to remote Orkney island using an uncrewed aerial vehicle (UAV). The trial, the third this year involving remote communities and...

US proposes ‘deep space radar’ in Britain

3 months ago — Quick Read

The United States is in talks to locate a new giant new radar system in the UK. The station would form part of a global system to identify and track...

Scotland plants 22 million trees in response to the global climate emergency

2 years ago — Quick Read

Last year 22 million trees planted in Scotland to help meet 'global climate emergency'. Last year Scotland planted more trees than anywhere else in the United Kingdom - in fact,...

Scottish wind power crushes 100% production threshold

3 years ago — Quick Read

Scotlands on and offshore wind production smashed production thresholds last month. The National Grid recorded that Scottish wind power produced more energy than required on 20 out of 30 days...

Failure to meet demand for engineering skills will cost Scotland £1.7bn a year

7 years ago — Long Read

Demand for engineers is at an all-time high according to a new report published today, which concludes that Scotland will need an additional 147,300 engineers from 2012 - 2022.  These...