NFU Scotland seeks national fuel exchange

January 14, 2020

The farmers’ union has called on the government to implement a national fuel exchange scheme which would uplift “problematic” diesel currently in farm tanks and replace it with alternative supplies.


Chancellor warned against fuel duty hike

July 7, 2015

More than 30 MPs from across the political spectrum have joined forces with campaigners to urge the chancellor to reject a "duplicitous" rise in fuel duty after two government ministers failed to rule out the move.

Health and Beauty

What you should eat to fuel your workouts

May 26, 2015

Scott Baptie is a nutritionist and online personal trainer based in Aberdeen. He helps people move, look, feel and perform better. Sports nutrition is one of those things that, if done properly, can make a huge difference to the quality of your exercise sessions. However, like many aspects of nutrition, it can be a confusing topic. How much should you eat? When should you eat? What to eat? In part one of this mini-series I'm going to help you out with your pre-workout meal.


Fuel warning to Shetland drivers

June 12, 2014

Police in Shetland have issued an urgent warning to drivers to avoid overfilling their vehicles with diesel, after several reports of fuel being spilt over island roads.