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Access to Work scheme Jobcentre Plus Government initiative to help tackle practical obstacles for disabled people in employment St John Scotland Encourage and promote works of humanity A Leisure Guide to Edinburgh for people with learning disabilities Guide to activities and places to visit in Edinburgh A Scottish housing guide for people leaving the armed forces and ex-service personnel Leaflet setting out housing options for people leaving the armed forces A2i Transcription Services Transcribe text to alternative formats for visually impaired people, and to Easy Read for adults with a learning disability AAT GB Ltd Provide solutions for climbing stairs using manual and motorised stair climbers and stair climbing equipment Abbeyfield Scotland Limited Provides housing and support for older people in various locations across Scotland Abbotsford Care Homes Nursing and residential care homes Aberdeen Action on Disability Ltd Promote the integration of all disabled people into the community Aberdeen Citizens Advice Bureau Provide information to people living in the local area Aberdeenshire North Access Panel Promote access to facilities and services for disabled people Aberdeenshire North Foodbank Provide food parcels to people in crisis Aberdeenshire Signposting Project Helping enhance clients quality of life and promote positive mental health Aberdeenshire South Access Panel Promote access to facilities and services for disabled people Aberdeenshire South Foodbank Provide food parcels to people in crisis Aberlour Child Care Trust Provide care for children and families affected by disability Aberlour Options Borders Provides a range of short break respite care for parents and carers with children affected by learning disabilities in the Borders Abilia Ltd Produce communication aids for people with a sensory impairment Ability Fest Organise information and networking events aimed at disabled people and carers in West of Scotland Ability Lifts Ability Lifts were formed in with the goal of providing access products for those with mobility impairments AbilityNet Works with people with all disabilities and of all ages, helping them to use computers and the internet to improve their lives at home, at Able Care Ltd - Aberdeen Supply a range of daily living aids and also install stairlifts and other equipment Able Care Ltd - Inverness Supply a range of daily living aids, stairlifts and carry out bathing installations Able Radio Online radio station presenting shows at the heart of the disabled community Able2 Wear Ltd Manufacture and supply clothes for wheelchair users Able2travel Provides insurance for people with pre-existing medical conditions Ableworld West Lothian Stock a wide selection of quality mobility aids and homecare products Ableworld Paisley Ableworld offers a wide range of mobility products to suit all needs Abortion Rights Promotes the right for women to have access to safe free abortions About purchasing zero-rated adapted vehicles Guidance on what you need to know about purchasing adapted vehicles free of VAT if you are disabled Absafe Teach people how to recognise risk, avoid danger and make safe decisions in everyday life Abuzz Falkirk Supply of disability and mobility products Access Apna Ghar Housing Association Provide housing for applicants from black minority ethnic and refugee communities Access Audio Ltd Supply communication and control equipment to assist disabled people at work Access Care Team Advice and information on self directed support for people living in Moray Access Panel Orkney Raising awareness of access issues in Orkney Access Ramps Supplier of quality portable wheelchair and scooter ramps throughout the UK Access Scottish Theatre Search for accessible performances in theatres across Scotland Access to Elected Office Fund Providing financial support for disabled people standing in Local Authority and Scottish Parliament elections to address impairment-related barriers and disadvantages Access to food premises for guide dog owners and other blind and partially sighted people Booklet providing information and guidance for owners, managers and staff of restaurants, cafes etc on the accessibility requirements of guide dog owners Access-Aid Stockists of the Access-Aid which clips on to vehicles to gain extra space for wheelchair users in parking bays Accessatlast Limited Travel service for anyone requiring accessible information for holidays or for business Accessible Property Register Specialises in promoting accessible and adapted property, including profiling beds AccessiblEurope Provide accessible tourist services to disabled travellers in Europe and Asia ACE IT - 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T Provide encouragement, support and practical advice to parents of a child with a tracheostomy Action for M. Provides info and support to people with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis Action Group Offer a range of services to people with learning difficulties Action Medical Research Scotland Provides grants for vital medical research Action on Depression Offer information and support to people in Scotland affected, directly and indirectly, by depression Action on Elder Abuse Information and support to older people experiencing abuse Action on Elder Abuse Scotland A helpline in Scotland for anyone concerned about harm or abuse of an older person Action on Hearing Loss Changing the world for deaf and hard of hearing people Action on Hearing Loss Scotland Promote a world where deafness and hearing loss are not barriers Active Hands Company Manufacture and distribute gripping aids for those who have weak grip or poor hand function Active Mobility Centre Stock and supply a range of wheelchairs, scooters and a range of mobility equipment Adamson Trust Provide financial assistance for holidays for young disabled people Adapt A Home At Adapt a home we pride ourselves on being able to help people continue living in their own home that they love, even if they Adapt and Assist Takes cutting-edge assistive technologies into the homes of disabled people, providing a lifeline to individuals who have a severe disability Adapt-IT Provide wide range of specially adapted computer equipment, assistive technology and software for disabled users and people with special needs Adapted Car Hire Provides a range of specially adapted vehicles to cater for the needs of disabled drivers and passengers Adapted Digital Exams A website designed for students with additional support needs, all about digital examinations and papers Adaptmobility Vehicle adaptions specialist Adaptocare Manufacture a range of special needs shower trays, doors, baths and other equipment Additional Support Needs Tribunals for Scotland ASNTS Tribunal service which will hear cases brought by parents and young people concerning provision made for children and young people facing the biggest barriers to Adept Transcription Ltd Provides transcription, training and access audits Adoption UK in Scotland Information, advice, training and support before, during and after adoption for parents, professionals and supporters Advertising Standards Authority Maintaining the highest standards of all non-broadcast and broadcast advertisements Advice Works Renfrewshire Council Money and Debt Advice Service managed by the Social Work department which provides information and advice to Paisley residents on all issues regarding welfare benefits and debts Adviceguide Scotland An online budget calculator which can help work out budgets and prioritise debts Advicenow An independent, not-for-profit website providing information on rights and legal issues for the general public Advocacy for Neuroacanthocytosis Patients Raise awareness of Neuroacanthocytosis internationally Advocacy Highland An independent voluntary organisation providing free and confidential advocacy support across the Highlands Advocacy North East Advocacy for people living in Aberdeenshire Advocacy Orkney Advocacy service in the Orkney Islands Advocacy Service Aberdeen Provide an independent advocacy to people living in the local area AdvoCard Provide individual and collective advocacy to people in Edinburgh who experience or have experienced mental ill health, including inpatients at the Royal Edinburgh Hospital.

Aerobility Flying lessons for all regardless of disability African Caribbean Leukaemia Trust Encouraging and registering new bone marrow, blood and organ donors from the black, Asian, mixed race, ethnic minority communities BAME Against Breast Cancer Funding research into breast cancer Age Action Alliance Takes a positive approach to ageing and seeks practical ways to improve services and support to older people Age Concern Ayr - Advice Centre Information and advice service with specific focus on issues affecting those aged 55 and over in South Ayrshire.

Age Peterhead Local disability information and advice service Age Scotland Providing services and promoting a better quality of life to older people Age UK Mobility Aids Suppliers of daily living aids that offer practical solutions to performing everyday essential tasks Aid 2 Ability Suppliers of disability aids and equipment Aidis Trust Offers free and impartial advice on computer related assistive technology for disabled people Airdrie Citizens Advice Bureau Provide free, confidential, independent and impartial advice to individuals AKS Building Contractors Modify and carry out adaptations to buildings to make daily living easier for disabled people AKW Ltd Provide innovative bathroom and kitchen solutions for disabled people Alba Mobility Services Ltd Supply, service and install mobility aids and equipment Albinism Fellowship Advice and support for people with an interest in Albinism Albion Mobility Ltd Supplier of mobility products, including wheelchairs, scooters and general aids to daily living Alcohol Change UK The national agency on alcohol misuse Alcohol Focus Scotland National charity working to reduce the harm caused by alcohol Alcoholics Anonymous Helps people to cope with and overcome addiction to alcohol Alcoholics Anonymous Scotland Helps people to cope with and overcome their addiction to alcohol ALD Life Patient support group providing advice and information about Adrenoleukodystrophy for sufferers, families and carers Alerter Group plc Provide fire alarm warning and messaging systems for deaf and hard of hearing people Alexandra Rose Charities Tackling food poverty and supporting healthy eating All Age Learning Disability Service Provide person centred care and opportunities for adults with complex learning disabilities and high support needs ALL in Edinburgh This is a service that helps people who have a disability or long term health condition find paid work All Terrain Wheelchairs Supply all terrain wheelchairs and a manual beach chair Allanda Ltd Provide a full range of washable and disposable incontinence products Allardyce Healthcare Ltd - Dundee Stock and supply a full range of mobility products Allergy Kids Supply products for children with allergies and other medical conditions Allied Mobility Adapted vehicles Supplier of adapted cars and minibuses Alopecia UK Provides information, advice and support to alopecia sufferers Alpha Translating and Interpreting Services Translating and interpreting service for over 60 languages Alpine HC Care equipment and furniture supplier to both professional and domestic care environments across the UK Altogether Travel Altogether supports adults to go on holiday or respite care Alzheimer Europe Aimed at raising awareness of all forms of dementia by creating a common European platform through co-operation between Alzheimer organisations throughout Europe Alzheimer's Society Support and research charity for people with dementia, their families and carers in England, Wales and Northern Ireland Alzheimer's Society Shop Online shop selling a range of daily living products and assistive technology products Ambulance Scotland Provider of ambulance and medical cover to public events Amnesty International Scotland Campaign for worldwide human rights Amnesty International UK Campaign for worldwide human rights Amputee Football Contact details for amputee football Anaphylaxis Campaign Support group for people at risk from Anaphylaxis Angal Limited Designers and manufacturers of collecting boxes Anglia Ruskin Transcription Centre Provide transcription services Angus Arts Angus Arts encourages creativity with people of all ages with learning disabilities Angus Citizens Advice Bureau - Arbroath Provide information and advice to people living in the local area Angus Foodbank The Angus Foodbank provides food parcels to people in crisis Angus Independent Advocacy Provides independent advocacy to people with specific disabilities Ann Craft Trust Works to safeguard people with learning disabilities from abuse Anorchidism Support Group Support group for families affected by Anorchidism or related disorder Anorexia Bulimia Care ABC Provide advice and support for sufferers, families and friends of people with eating disorders Anthony Nolan Trust Facilitate a donation of bone marrow cells Anxiety UK Concerned with people who have all kinds of anxiety disorders Anything Left-Handed A website where left-handed people can purchase anything from golf clubs to educational games Apex Scotland Create equality of access to employment for people with a criminal record Apna Project Project supporting Asian children with disabilities Appeals Toolkit An online Appeals Toolkit Aqua Fun Supplier of foam swimming pool floatation aids AquaJoy Bathlifts Limited Manufacturer of bath lifts and accessories Aqualibrium Accessible venue hire in Argyll ARC Scotland Umbrella agency for learning disability services Archery GB Archery GB is responsible for all levels of archery from grassroots to elite, encouraging, promoting and developing archery where possible, including helping archers with disabilities Ardfenaig Care Home Public sector care home in Argyll Are you in danger of losing your home?

Argyll House Private nursing home in Kilmarnock Arjo UK Ltd Manufacture and supply patient handling and lifting equipment Arni Trust The Providing specialist rehabilitation and exercise support after hospital and community physiotherapy finishes Arran CAB Provide free, impartial, confidential and independent information to people living in the area Art in Healthcare Provide paintings in hospitals to make them accessible to patients Arthritis Action An association to help manage arthritis naturally Arthritis Care in Scotland Provide information and support to people with arthritis Arthur J Gallagher Insurance Brokers Provide insurance solutions for charities and community organisations Artlink - Edinburgh and the Lothians Arts projects for specific groups, including disabled people Artlink Central Arts projects for specific groups, including disabled people Asbestos Information Centre Concerned with health issues surrounding asbestos ASH Scotland Provides expert information and advice on all aspects of tobacco Aslib Association for Information Management Improving information management Aspen Hamilton Care Management Specialist 24 hour care for clients with more complex needs Aspire Consultancy Provide advice and training on specialist technology to visually impaired people Assist - I.

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Offer services in architecture with emphasis in social housing and areas of greater need Assistance Dogs - A guide for all businesses How to enable assistance dog owners to use your service Association for Improvements in the Maternity Services UK Charity campaigning for improvements in maternity services, and providing information and support on pregnancy and birth issues Association for Post-Natal Illness Helps mothers with post-natal illness Association for Research in the Voluntary and Community Sector Promoting effective community action through research Association for the Protection of Rural Scotland Promote the care and improvement of the Scottish countryside for future generations Association of Blind Piano Tuners Support services to piano tuners with a visual impairment Association of Breastfeeding Mothers Information and support for breast feeding mothers Association of Charitable Foundations Representative support body for grant making charities Association of Fundraising Consultants Promoting the standards of excellence in fundraising Association of Lipspeakers Represent lipspeakers as a professional body Association of Reflexologists Membership organisation of reflexologists Association of Scotland's Self-Caterers Trade association working exclusively for the self-catering tourism sector in Scotland Asthma UK Scotland Support and campaigning for people with asthma Astley Hall Accessible venue hire in Arisaig, Highland Astor-Bannerman Medical Ltd Manufacturers of height adjustable furniture for people with special needs Ataxia UK National charity supporting people affected by Ataxia Atlas Conversions Supplier of easy access and wheelchair accessible vehicles Atlas Translations Ltd Provide a comprehensive transcription, translation and interpreting service Attend National charity that supports and expands the roles volunteers play in creating healthy communities Audio Description Association Scotland Audio description service for visually impaired people Audit Scotland Make sure organisations that spend public money in Scotland use it properly, efficiently and effectively Autism Initiatives Scotland To meet the needs of adults with Autism, their families and carers by providing a range of services which are personal, professional and innovative Autism Network Scotland Connects and communicates with those interested in the field of autism Autism Resource Centre Provide advice and support to adults with autism and support their inclusion in the community Autoadapt Provide a range of adaptations for vehicles Autochair Ltd Design and manufacture of vehicle hoists and other aids to assist disabled people and people with reduced mobility Automotive Group Manufacture and supply accessible vehicles Aviation for Paraplegics and Tetraplegics Trust Gives disabled people the opportunity to learn how to fly Ayr Housing Aid Centre Provide advice, assistance, representation and sustainment to those who are homeless or in housing need Ayrshire East Foodbank Provide food parcels to people in crisis Brain Injury Rehabilitation and Development Provide treatment to improve the quality of life for people with all forms of neurological impairment including brain Injury Baby Lifeline Works with leading health and legal professionals to identify and prioritise equipment and training needs for the maternity sector and work closely with Baby Lifeline Back Up Trust Enabling people with spinal cord injury to surpass their aspirations Bag Books Sell multi-sensory stories for children and adults with severe or profound and multiple learning difficulties Balclutha Court Care Home Private care home for young physically disabled people as well as older people Banks Menswear Provide clothing and footwear for big and tall men Bankton Dental Practice Dental practice that can carry out home visits Barfil Charitable Trust Provides grants for general charitable activities Barnardo's Scotland Services for children with special needs and their families Barnardo's Apna Service Provide advice, consultancy, support and assistance to ethnic minority families Barony Housing Association Provide housing options for vulnerable adults Barra Access Panel Ensure suitable access provision for disabled people in Barra Barra Citizens Advice Bureau Provide information and advice to people living in the local area Barrhead and Neilston Disabled Forum Provide information and other services to people in the local area Basketball Scotland A website containing information on wheelchair basketball Bathing Mobility and Advisory Service Supply and fit walk-in baths and showers Battle Against Tranquillisers BAT Help those who are addicted to benzodiazepine tranquillisers and sleeping pills, and drugs with similar effects, and who wish to withdraw from them Beach Ballroom Accessible venue hire in Aberdeen Beat Beating Eating Disorders Providing comprehensive information and support to people affected by eating disorders Beaumont Trust Supporting people who are affected by gender dysphoria Befriend a Child Befriending service for children in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire Befrienders Highland Befriending organisation for people who have experienced mental health problems, or are lonely or isolated and live in the Highlands Befriending Networks Operates a national network of befriending schemes Behcets Syndrome Society Provide information and support for people with Behcet's disease and for carers Being the Boss Website supporting people who employ their own Personal Assistant Bellshill Citizens Advice Bureau Provide information and advice to people living in the local area Bellshill Money Advice Service Helps clients to address and cope with single and multi-debt situations BEN - Motor and Allied Trades Benevolent Fund Help the automotive and related industries provide care and support for employees and their dependents in times of need Benefits for Disabled Children and Their Families - a checklist Factsheet introducing the benefits that families with disabled children may be entitled to Benefits for Disabled Students A factsheet explaining the rules allowing you to stay on benefits while you are studying Benefits for Migrants Handbook Bridges the gap between immigration and benefits advice Benefits for New Refugees This factsheet is for people who have been granted refugee status, indefinite leave to remain, humanitarian protection or discretionary leave Benslow Music Residential and day music courses, chamber concerts and talks Bereavement Advice Centre Website explaining what to do when someone dies Berlitz Edinburgh Provide a translation service for a wide variety of languages Berwickshire Access Panel Promote access to facilities and services for disabled people Bespoken Bespoken is an online community for sharing independent living advice and expertise Bethany Homemaker Resource for individuals and families in need of basic furniture at low cost Betterlife Healthcare Internet and mail order retailer 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If you are for real then I worry for your mental health. Can anyone be that naive? If you are serious in what you seem to be saying then you should get involved in practical politics and try and bring about what you claim to be your beliefs. The rest of us will not be holding our breath. As it happened his nickname became a surname, and his sons, grandsons, and great grandsons went on to rule Scotland. Malcolm IV was known as 'The Maiden' because he remained unmarried.

Not because he was not a lusty vigourous aristocrat, but because he was a 'Sir Galahad' figure, an austere, violent warrior, dedicated to the 'Christian ideal' of a celibate young man, given to pursue other worldy pursuits not worldy pleasures. Not too useful when you are a King. His brother succeded him. If i can drag mysef from the Salutation I may have a look. Usually history is wrtten by the victors. In this instance it is sung by the losers. Remember the rules: If a Scot insults an Englishman he is beng patriotic.

If an Englishman insults a Scot he is racist. Anyone know how Lucy Newman is? Isa Ropen, Scotland.

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Thanks for the invite. NO says that Darnley was Engish. True he was born here but as his familly name was Lennox Son of the Earl of Lennox who was living here in exile. His mother Margaret Douglas, his grandather the Earl of Angus. Call him English?? Dont be daft. If he was English what nationality was Bonney Prince Charley. NO Says his body is missing but his skull complete with syphiltic scars is in the Royal College of Surgeons in London.

Want more lassie??

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I think MacBeth became King about , then reigned till about I was eagerly awaiting to hear the historical facts behind the story of Shakespeare's 'Scottish Play', as, if my memory serves me rightly, Duncan and Macbeth were real historical personages.

If Malcolm was Malcolm Canmore, then that would put it into some kind of perspective. Dances with Haggis my definition of a globalist admittedly utopian is someone who believes in a society without frontiers, a benign government of the whole world without division and racial strife which engenders a free andd equable sharing of the earth's recources. The exact antithesis of the current money-grabbing, fractious political situation based on an antiquated concept of national boundaries which I assume you support and wish to extend.

In reponse to your last letter, I did re-read your original, but I'm afraid it still reads the same to me. You were certainly making a point, but the substance of it is full of acrimony and singularly humourless. I wonder how 'funny' Mexicans would find that particular reference?


  • The Cry.
  • Treading Water and other misadventures?
  • The Zombies Way - Words of Wisdom for the Recently Undead.
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  • Historic Sites!

One of the best historical programmes I have ever seen. Very informative. There is one factor though that I find most depressing about Scotlands past, it would appear that while I can understand why there there is deep resentment against the English for Scotlands loss of independence, it was only facilitated by the backstabbing and treacherous behaviour of many Scots, all greedy for power and control.

It was their behaviour which always gave England the oppurunities was it not? Enjoyed the series.

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Massive subject,but well covered here. Malcolm, buried in Tynemouth as penance for his brutal conduct towards the Northumbrians, was never repatriated, and a local farmer was sent in his stead. So a King of Scotland will remain on Northumbrian soil for all time. Hope you and yours have a great visit. Mexicans also apparently.

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Which people are next for your nationalist hammer? Dave, Nottingham You'd be surprised by the influence in most areas that Scots have actually had and especially given the small size of the place. Although for me the majority of this influence came from the Enlightenment onwards as per the post of Fergus MacErc, Glesga down the page. That of course all come into play from the 18th century and I believe will come in the next series.

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Even the Bank of England was founded by a Scot William Paterson , although he then led the courntry to bankruptcy and ruin through the ill fated Darien "adventure" Take no notice of them that feel chastened by the truth. You've just read a comment by a man in England that wishes we would keep these things hidden. What's wrong with airing the truth? Otherwise, have you ever tried sitting on your hands! How did the universe ever come into being without Scots? Because the contributers on this site seem to credit them for all things. Judging by the comments allowed on this site the moderator is probably Scottish and anti English.

What i have seen and heard of Scots they think impartiality is a short measure of whisky. This text from Wikipedia describes my understanding of the Highlands, which excludes the low lying areas of the North East e. Nairn and Elgin: "In traditional Scottish geography, the Highlands refers to that part of Scotland north-west of the Highland Boundary Fault, which crosses mainland Scotland in a near-straight line from Dumbarton to Stonehaven.

However the flat coastal lands that occupy parts of the counties of Nairnshire, Morayshire, Banffshire and Aberdeenshire are often excluded as they do not share the distinctive geographical and cultural features of the rest of the Highlands. The north-east of Caithness, as well as Orkney and Shetland, are also often excluded from the Highlands, although the Hebrides are usually included Dances with Haggis I realise you see the English as inferior beings.

Hi Fiona and everyone.


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  • BBC - Scotland's History - Debate: Mary Queen of Scots.

What I wanted to say was France offered wealth her marriage portion Duchy of Touraine and security, yet she chose England to escape to.