Archive for June, 2010
In January this year MSPs passed new laws which will end the open display of tobacco in shops across Scotland. Unsurprisingly, it’s news that has angered the tobacco industry, with one company branding the moves as “drastic”. The new Tobacco and Primary Medical Services Bill will also ban cigarette vending machines, in addition to introducing [...]
Maggie’s Cancer Caring Centres, the cancer charity established in Edinburgh, now operates permanent and interim centres across the UK. It therefore stands to reason that Maggie’s much heralded events might take foot and grow wings also. The popularity of the London Night Hike, a 20 mile walk across the city which takes in stunning architecture [...]
The Scottish Government has launched a new initiative entitled ‘Cycling Action Plan for Scotland’, which will see Scotland aiming for 10% of all journeys by bike by 2020.