On Saturday July 25, executive producers Ridley Scott (“The Martian,” “Gladiator”) and Kai Hsuing (“Lords of Chaos”), along with Scottish director Kevin Macdonald (“Whitney,” “One Day in September,” “The Last King of Scotland”) are inviting budding film makers the chance to pick up their cameras to create “Life In A Day 2020.” Exactly 10 years after the original “Life In...
An Armadale man is taking on an accumulator challenge that will see him run 496 miles throughout 31 days this month. Paul Brown will be completing an exhausting accumulator running challenge to raise funds for the charities Held In Our Hearts and Neil’s Hugs Foundation. Each day he will run the mileage that corresponds with the date, i.e. a mile...
Linlithgow's popular Canal Fun Day and cardboard boat race which was due to take place on August 16th has been cancelled due to Covid-19 concerns. Mike Smith,vice-chairman at the Linlithgow Union Canal Society (LUCS) stated: “It is unfortunate that the fun day and cardboard boat race has been cancelled. I cannot remember this happening previously. But so much preparation is...
'For the Love of Scotland' event starts at 6pm tonight and will be streamed on the Gigs in Scotland Facebook and YouTube page. The star-studded event aims to raise money for the Masks for Scotland charity to buy protective equipment for the NHS. The three-hour live stream, which starts at 18:00, will be hosted by DJ Edith Bowman and features Annie...
The 2020 Census is moving forward during COVID-19 and Lee County residents encouraged to use online Census form to avoid risk. Lee County residents are being encouraged to go online to complete the 2020 Census. For the first time ever, the Census is available to complete online, over the phone and by mail. With three options available, it is hoped...
The Southwest Florida Reading Festival kicked off today at 10am at the Fort Myers Regional Library Campus at 2450 First Street. The Festival is a fun, informative and entertaining one-day event that celebrates books and the written word. The initiative began in 1999 with the aim of celebrating the importance of reading as well as bringing the finest literary talent...
March is Endometriosis Awareness Month and a range of promotions are being planned worldwide to help raise awareness.  West Lothian Council Executive approved that lanterns in the roof of the Civic Centre are to be 'Lit Up Yellow' for the weekend of the 6-8 March in support.  The council's healthy working lives representatives are also set to challenge staff to...
The World-famous Budweiser Clydesdale are scheduled to make several appearances in Lee County from February 29th. Horses chosen for the Budweiser Clydesdale hitch must be at least three years of age, stand approximately 18 hands or six feet at the shoulder, weigh an average of 2,000 pounds, be bay in color, have four white legs, and a blaze of white...
What is the best way to eat Haggis? Tonight is the night to find out! Burns Night marks the anniversary of Robert Burns’ birth on the 25th of January each year. The first Burns supper was held in July 1801 when nine of Burns’ close friends got together to mark the fifth anniversary of their friend’s death. Taking place at Burns...
As the Christmas decorations come down, trees disappear from living rooms and New Year Resolutions kick in, it is hard to imagine anyone in Scotland wanting to make merriment on what for many is the first day back at work. Yet not so long ago, today would have been the most important day of the festive year in many...