On a summery day at the end of July, we look back at some of our favourite stories from the month

By July 28, 2017Indigo

As the sun makes a brief appearance in the skies above Scotland, it’s time to look back at some of our favourite client stories in July.

A record year Road Traffic Accident Law Scotland LLP sees the team expand, with a series of new appointments and promotions to handle the increased caseload. http://www.motorcyclelawscotland.co.uk/article/local-legal-specialist-expands-team

The Boys’ Brigade have been busy around the country and beyond, as leaders from Wales aim to double Boys’ Brigade membership within 3 years https://www.indigopr.com/newsroom/boys-brigade-wales-aims-growth/. Three young people from the 25th Stirling Company (Dunblane), The Boys’ Brigade, have been presented with Gold Duke of Edinburgh (DofE) Award http://www.stirlingnews.co.uk/news/15407128.Dunblane_youngsters_receive_gold_Duke_of_Edinburgh_awards/. Finally, young leaders from across the country visited Vienna to explore the city and learn about its culture https://www.indigopr.com/newsroom/boys-brigade-take-vienna/

It’s time to get busy for those taking part in the Merchant Company Initiative Prize, as entries closed on the 16th of July and projects are underway! https://www.indigopr.com/newsroom/two-weeks-go-entries-close-merchant-company-initiative-prize-2017/

The Eric Liddell Centre hosted a photography exhibition to showcase the experiences of private tenants, giving them the chance to explore themes around housing and share their experience with others. https://www.ericliddell.org/shelter-photography-exhibition/

Head of energy at Gillespie Macandrew, Derek McCulloch writes about investing in our energy infrastructure to ensure we offer competitive renewable energies, and the benefits that brings. http://www.scotsman.com/news/opinion/derek-mcculloch-don-t-let-brexit-lead-to-disconnect-from-energy-investment-1-4512529

Mark Diffley writes that polls are a snapshot of opinion at the time they are taken, and we must remember they are not a prediction of the future. http://www.scotsman.com/news/opinion/mark-diffley-polls-are-a-snapshot-not-a-prediction-of-the-future-1-4510648

The John Muir Trust’s Keep it Wild campaign highlights potential tourism risk from industrial development of Scotland’s scenic areas, after new research reveals the majority of Scottish are less likely to visit scenic areas in Scotland if they contain large scale infrastructure https://www.indigopr.com/newsroom/poll-reveals-call-wild-places-visitors/. Helen McDade, Head of Policy at the John Muir Trust, talks about the importance of protecting Scotland’s Wildlands http://www.scotsman.com/news/opinion/helen-mcdade-industry-in-beauty-spots-is-not-good-for-tourism-1-4512546

Chris Stewart Group has agreed terms with Nucleus Financial Limited for its Greenside office development in Edinburgh’s Blenheim Place, which will see the fintec firm take occupancy of the second floor and part of the third floor on a ten-year lease.https://dailybusinessgroup.co.uk/2017/07/nucleus-to-take-revamped-city-offices/.

Finally, an Aberdeenshire dad is preparing for one of the toughest challenges in his life. This September, Davie Cowie will undertake a triathalon in the hope of raising £10,000 for JDRF to help find a cure for type 1 diabetes, after his son was diagnosed with the condition 4 years ago. https://www.indigopr.com/newsroom/westhill-dad-takes-challenge-diabetesdoesnttakeadayoff/

That’s all for this month! With awards, events, fundraising and more, it’s proving to be a great summer for our clients and we look forward to what next month brings.