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Forth Green Freeport submits outline business case as development platform takes shape

The consortium behind the Forth Green Freeport has submitted its Outline Business Case (OBC) to the Scottish and UK Governments following its successful shortlisting earlier this year. Submission of the OBC is an important step in the process towards securing green freeport status as the team refines its visionary bid for Scotland. At the heart […]

ECITB’s £1M investment in Regional Skills Hubs to benefit Scottish clusters

The Engineering Construction Industry Training Board (ECITB) has announced it will invest one million pounds for Regional Skills Hubs over the next two years to boost training provider capacity and grow new entrant numbers in the ‘Industrial Cluster’ hot spots that are at the heart of the UK’s decarbonisation agenda.   Andrew Hockey, ECITB Chief […]

Local swimming providers championing inclusion

72% of children with disabilities in mainstream lessons    A NATIONAL diversity and inclusion initiative has reported a record number of children with disabilities enrolled in mainstream swimming lessons in Stirling.    Nearly three-quarters (72%) of children with disabilities who partake in Learn in Swim lessons with Active Stirling are now taking part in mainstream […]