News archive - pre-July 2013

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Wednesday 26/06/2013

It's the Queensferry Crossing [First Minister]

First Minister hails 'bridge to the future' as he reveals name of new forth crossing.

Friday 21/06/2013

Connecting the islands [First Minister]

£1 million funding for ISLES study on joint offshore electricity grid.

Wednesday 19/06/2013

£20 million drive for business innovation and growth [First Minister]

First Minister announces funding programme to support growth across Scotland.

Monday 17/06/2013

Piper Alpha anniversary commemorations [First Minister]

Government to contribute £100,000 to memorial garden fund in Aberdeen.

Friday 14/06/2013

Community buy-out on cards at Cape Wrath [First Minister]

First Minister welcomes approval of community interest application.

First Minister opens £75m Murray Royal Hospital in Perth [First Minister]

New facility providing first-class facilities for both patients and staff.

Thursday 13/06/2013

First Minister welcomes new jobs for Glasgow [First Minister]

First Minister welcomes Aquira announcement of up to 200 new jobs.

Friday 07/06/2013

A million acres in community ownership by 2020 [First Minister]

First Minister sets target as proposals made to improve right-to-buy system.

Thursday 06/06/2013

FM serves tea with Western General volunteers [First Minister]

First Minister thanks Royal Voluntary Service team during Volunteers’ Week.

Tuesday 04/06/2013

FM visits pandas during Zoo centenary celebrations [First Minister]

Volunteers’ Week visit marks recruitment of 100th volunteer in Zoo’s 100th year.

Wednesday 29/05/2013

FM opens new global pipeline welding centre in Clydebank [First Minister]

New centre supporting skilled employment developing pipeline technologies for oil and gas.

Thursday 23/05/2013

First Minister to take part in committee session [First Minister]

Salmond to appear before committee conveners on launch of programme for government.

Tuesday 21/05/2013

Scotland can more than afford to be independent [First Minister]

Paper outlines vision of thriving economy in Scotland's own hands.

Wednesday 15/05/2013

Europe's first electricity grid research centre [First Minister]

First Minister opens multi-million pound Power networks Demonstration centre.

Record employment rise for Scotland [First Minister]

First Minister warns of Scotland’s recovery being blown off course by UK Government’s austerity and obsession with Europe.

Wednesday 08/05/2013

French company creates 400 new Scottish jobs [First Minister]

First Minister welcomes new Webhelp TSC jobs in Glasgow, Larbert and Kilmarnock.

Tuesday 07/05/2013

Glasa hydro scheme [First Minister]

Salmond welcomes go-ahead for new SSE hydro-electric energy project and hails Tom Johnston's legacy.

Friday 26/04/2013

New 500 Capgemini jobs 'immense for Inverness' [First Minister]

First Minister welcomes doubling of French firm's Highland workforce.

Tuesday 23/04/2013

Over 2,000 jobs at new innovation centres [First Minister]

First Minister announces £30 million investment in technology and life sciences project.

Summer Cabinet 2013 schedule announced [First Minister]

Ministers to visit four venues outside Edinburgh in coming months.

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