The Scottish Government have launched their Digital Strategy this morning. The strategy promises to put digital at the heart of everything we do You can read more about it here, https://beta.gov.scot/policies/digital/ I’ll be reading up on this later.
I passed Turriff Library this morning and stopped to look at the work Aberdeenshire Council have done there. All the trees and bushes on the right of the door are now gone and there is a new, for want of a better word, patio laid. It was nice to see that after I put Aberdeenshire […]
On Friday I went to Fettercairn to attend the funeral of the kayaker Dominic Jackson on behalf of the RNLI. It wasn’t without some trepidation that I went along, but I felt it was the right thing to do. Dom was, inadvertently, a big part of the lives of the volunteer crews at the RNLI […]
I’ve just been reading the Scotland’s Towns Partnership document on Digital Guidance for Scottish Towns. Actually, this isn’t just relevant to Scottish towns, but pretty much any town. There are some really smart ideas and case studies in the document that can be used to really invigorate your local town if implemented correctly. In a […]
Clef have announced that they are sunsetting their secure login service, the service will cease to work on 6 June 2017. The sunsetting and closure was announced on the Clef Blog, but no reason for the decision was given. Clef was one of, if not the best, login service I had found for the many […]
Aberdeenshire Council recently announced that they were going to be rolling out a cashless parking system for pay to use car parks across the shire using a company called RingGo. Aberdeen City already have cashless parking in place using a company called Pay By Phone. As you can see in the map above, and here, there […]
At lunchtime today I had a call from Police Scotland to inform me, as chair of Turriff and District Community Council, that a man had been arrested in relation to the murder of Brian McKandie. It has taken 12 months for Police Scotland to make this arrest, from the information we have seen from the […]