Free flood warnings direct to your phone!

10th January 2014

Click here for free flood warnings from Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) direct to your phone. If your property is within an area covered by a SEPA flood monitoring system, you will be...

Flooding Information from Scottish Water

10th January 2014

Scottish Water is working with the Scottish Government, SEPA, CoSLA and the Scottish Flood Forum to reduce the impact of flooding. For further information, including advice on what to do during and...

Are you ready for emergencies?

06th December 2013

Emergencies can happen at any time. With a few small steps you can prepare your family, your home and your business for the unexpected things that can cause disruption to our daily lives. Are you...

Consultation on Opencast Coal Restoration and Effective Regulation

06th December 2013

This Scottish Government consultation seeks views on more effective regulation to secure restoration at existing and future (opencast) coal mines where coaling is incomplete and for future sites...

Download the Scottish Government News App!

14th November 2013

Keep updated with all Scottish Government news by downloading the mobile app:   For Google devices go to https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.stormid.scotgovnews  For iOS devices go to ...

New Powers for Scotland's Communities

06th November 2013

Plans for greater local decision making A new law will make it easier for communities to take over public sector land and buildings, reform the community right to buy and give communities greater say...

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