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Daily Archives: 18 August 2021

New Scots Makar

Scotland’s National Poet Appointed Poet and essayist Kathleen Jamie has been appointed as Scotland’s next Makar. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon formally welcomed her to the role at the Scottish Poetry Library in Edinburgh. The role of Makar involves taking a leadership role in promoting poetry

Free Bike Pilots Announced

First Six Pilot Projects Selected to Offer Free Bicycles for School Age Children. As part of a series of commitments delivered by the Scottish Government within its first 100 days, the new pilots will test their approaches across the next 12 months and will be