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Monday 14 April 2014, 14:44
Today is a significant day as it marks the start of the countdown to the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games. In 100 days, on 23 July, Glasgow will take centre stage in a packed BBC schedule, as the twentieth Commonwealth Games kicks off at Celtic Park.
Thursday 13 February 2014, 12:18
Head of English Regions Craig Henderson gives an update on major programming initiative, 'World War One at Home'.
Friday 24 January 2014, 16:38
Sneak preview of the redesigned news and sports studio in Glasgow's Pacific Quay.
Monday 30 December 2013, 14:07
Graham Stewart looks back on Scotland’s longest-running radio programme as it celebrates its 40th anniversary.
Monday 2 December 2013, 16:45
Alix Pryde announces the restoration of five further radio services to full-time carriage on Freeview in Scotland, bringing the total to eight out of 13
Thursday 7 November 2013, 12:00
Bruce Malcolm introduces the coverage and programming for the 2014 Commonwealth Games
Wednesday 16 October 2013, 09:45
Craig Henderson unveils plans to showcase stories about The Great War from members of the public from around the UK as part of the World War One Centenary on the BBC.
Tuesday 3 September 2013, 13:07
As BBC Scotland Apprentices come to the end of their time, they share their experiences and plans for the future.
Friday 16 August 2013, 19:27
Adventurer and documentary maker Mark
how he'll be working with the BBC providing coverage of the Queen's Baton Relay
in the run up to the Commonwealth Games in 2014.
Friday 9 August 2013, 16:16
Over on the BBC Internet Blog, BBC Archive analyst Mo McRoberts involved in Connected Studio - the BBC's invitation to digital specialists both inside and outside the organisation to develop new ideas for future development - introduces the brief for their latest project, one which focusses on the...
Thursday 13 June 2013, 10:43
BBC Scotland's Sharon Mair provides an update on the selection of the 2013/14 Apprenticeships and announces the launch of the Commonwealth Class debate for schoolchildren.
Monday 29 April 2013, 13:47
Sreen Machine, a huge mobile cinema previewed BBC Scotland's new natural history series 'Hebrides - Islands on the Edge' to local residents on the islands. Executive producer of the show, Neil McDonald was on hand to witness the event.
Monday 15 April 2013, 10:49
Sharon Mair's update on the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow including news of a new apprenticeship scheme.
Wednesday 20 March 2013, 12:16
From Tuesday 26 March 2013 there will be a new home for BBC ALBA on Sky - channel 143.
Monday 11 March 2013, 11:40
An introduction to the BBC Scotland's USP on science programming from Executive Producer Marcus Herbert.
Tuesday 5 March 2013, 10:15
Graham Stewart shines a light on Radio Scotland's humble but ambitious beginnings.
Tuesday 23 October 2012, 10:34
Sharon Mair, Editor, Commonwealth Games in BBC Scotland shares behind the scenes information on the Games
Wednesday 10 October 2012, 16:16
BBC Scotland's Chief Operating Officer, Bruce Malcolm is the first to feature in a new series of blog interviews introducing senior management and the work they do at the BBC.
Thursday 20 September 2012, 15:51
BBC Scotland has given ten teenagers the chance to learn skills for a career in the media.
Thursday 20 September 2012, 15:51
Production experience, a chance to co-present McAuley and Co and meeting Prince Charles. What it's like to work at BBC Scotland's HQ Pacific Quay, by one of the participants on the apprentice scheme.
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