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Prosecutors make Scotland difficult place for criminals

Prosecutors have reiterated their determination to make Scotland a hostile environment for anyone hoping to make money from criminal activity; by hitting the criminals where it hurts most – in the pocket.The Civil Recovery Unit Annual ...

The White House (Edinburgh) re-opens following £2 Million restoration project

Cabinet Secretary for Justice and local MSP, Kenny MacAskill, today officially re-opened The White House in Craigmillar. The iconic art deco roadhouse which was built in 1936 has just undergone a year-long restoration.The restoration...

Cashback for Communities – Councillor Tymkewycz asks who wants the money?

by Councillor Stefan Tymkewycz, Councillor for Craigentinny/Duddingtston I am calling all local youth groups and uniformed organisations, in my Craigentinny/Duddingston Ward, such as the Boys Brigade, Scouts and Girl Guides who are looking for some...

Scottish Rugby to get £3.65m investment

Cash totalling £3.65 million recovered from the proceeds of crime will be invested in Scottish rugby club activities and facilities over the next three years.This investment builds upon the success Scottish Rugby has achieved...

Scots feel safer

People are feeling safer from crime in Scotland in 2010 according to the largest survey of perceptions and experiences of crime carried out in Scotland.The survey of 16,000 people across the country found that...

Supreme Court judgement could mean change in Scots law needed

A decision handed down by The Supreme Court today may mean that a change in Scots Law is needed - and it could also mean a little more work for Scottish criminal solicitors. The case...

Knife crime is lowest for decade in Scotland

Figures showing that the number of people carrying offensive weapons such as knives is now at its lowest level in Scotland in a decade have been released.Justice Secretary Kenny MacAskill said that the figures...


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