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Lap dance move won’t close clubs

A SECOND attempt to allow councils to ban lap dancing clubs is unlikely to cause existing venues to close, a leading lawyer claimed last week. Sandra White, the SNP MSP for Glasgow Kelvin, has revived her bid to empower local authorities to impose blanket bans on adult entertainment venues in their area, after her previous attempt was defeated in parliament in 2010. Believing lap dancing clubs to be “exploitative”, “demeaning to women” and sometimes linked to criminal activity.
CONTINUED investment in Glasgow and the strength of the oil and gas industry in Aberdeen have helped boost the Scottish hotel sector this year, according to new figures from business advisory firm BDO.

Strong performance by Scottish hotels

CONTINUED investment in Glasgow and the strength of the oil and gas industry in Aberdeen have helped boost the Scottish hotel sector this year,...
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A Tempest of tourism careers

A young marketing manager at one of Scotland’s craft breweries has become the first face of a new campaign promoting careers in Scottish tourism
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Games gets a Grouse malt

THE firm behind The Famous Grouse – the ‘official whisky’ of Glasgow 2014 – has released a limited edition single malt to mark the...

Club boss calls for order on hours

A GLASGOW operator has called for order on trading hours in the city, claiming “some casinos are effectively operating as nightclubs”. Donald MacLeod, whose CPL...
Luxury hotel Ness Walk opens in Inverness

A luxury walk in Highland capital

The owner of a new hotel in the heart of Inverness has ambitions of establishing the venue as “the epitome of luxurious Scottish living”

Uncertainty stifling growth, hotelier says

UNCERTAINTY over the future of Scotland’s tax regime, post independence, is stifling investment, according to a Scottish hotelier. Maurice Taylor, owner of Chardon Management, said...

Graham & Sibbald acquires Seymour & Co

SCOTTISH chartered surveying firm Graham & Sibbald has acquired independent commercial property firm Seymour & Co. The newly merged company will be formed next Monday...

Calls for new board guidance

Fresh calls for the Scottish Government to issue updated guidance for licensing boards have been issued as new boards are elected following last week’s...

Heather ale gets a whisky finish

Williams Bros links up with Auchentoshan to unleash Fraoch 22 TWO respected names from the worlds of beer and whisky have joined forces to launch...