She says 'if there are not enough jobs, not enough houses, unreliable transport and public services in these communities, people will not stay.'
"Shop local this Christmas. Use it or lose it. I consider myself warned."
He says 'no other employer I know would have accepted his excuses and borne his costs, especially as his current salary is close to £120,000.'
Jamie's Journal by Jamie Stone
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The creativity of charity fundraising seems endless.
She says: 'The move could incentivise landowners to restore their degraded peatlands and create more woodland.'
Posties spend more than half their working day driving on surfaces which have not been subject to the most tender loving care.
It’s easy to look back to when we started hearing about this mystery disease, and to forget the deep fear and uncertainty.
He says 'the SNP-led Highland Council and SNP-led Scottish Government must stop passing the buck' – 'the truth of it is they both have.'
"Let’s really hope this new venture doesn’t cause another business to close its doors."
She says there was 'more interest in duelling between Transport Scotland and the government than dualling the road.'
There is a common misconception that you can still appoint an attorney upon learning of a diagnosis of a long-term illness, says our columnist.