1. chuggafugga

    Police apologise after telling wrong family teenage son died in crash

    Says it all really... Police have apologised to a family who were incorrectly told their son had died in a car crash. Officers were called to a collision on the A90 near Crimond in Aberdeenshire at 7.30am on Monday 5 October, Police Scotland said. One man was pronounced dead at the scene and...
  2. JINGO

    Facing the Bear.

    On the face of it I did not know what to expect from this book, with little thought I assumed that it would be a history of the nuclear submarine bases and perhaps Lossiemouth and a few other air bases. Nothing could be further from the truth. The author Trevor Royle has produced a prodigious...
  3. W

    Royal Regiment of Scotland

    Hello, is there anyone here currently a serving or an ex officer in the Royal Regiment of Scotland? Would love to have a few questions answered!
  4. M

    The Battle of Killiecrankie

    On 27 July 1689 one of the bloodiest battles in Scottish history took place at Killiecrankie in Perthshire. A small Highland army led by a lowlander – John Graham of Claverhouse, Viscount Dundee or 'Bonnie Dundee' – confronted a much larger army of Scots, English and Dutchmen led by a highlander...
  5. Goatman

    Combat Stress - call for Scotland based volunteers?

    Hi all, Saw this and wondered if any Arrse members North of the Border could help out? Ping @Auld-Yin @Fang_Farrier @fairmaidofperth Passed on for what its worth,please relay . Many thanks. LINKY Do you live near Ayr and are free this weekend? Marks and Spencer Foodhall, Heathfield...
  6. Fang_Farrier

    Scottish Politics Thread

    Seeing as various aspects of Scottish Politics keep on raising their little heads on ARRSE, I thought why not just one combined thread. Obviously with the prospect of the SNP being potential kingmakers at the General Election in May 2015 and then the Scottish Election in 2016, there's a fair...