Holocaust Memorial Day 2020 message

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Marking Holocaust Memorial Day and the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said: Holocaust Memorial Day is an important reminder of the millions of people who were murdered, or whose lives were changed forever, during the Holocaust and other genocides. “By marking this date, we must reflect upon and learn… Read more »

First Minister’s Jewish New Year message

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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon sends best wishes to all celebrating the Jewish New Year. She said: Warmest greetings to everyone in Scotland’s Jewish communities as they begin to celebrate Rosh Hashanah and mark the holy day of Yom Kippur. At this special time of contemplation, I send my best wishes for the year ahead. “Scotland’s… Read more »

Farewell to Oor Wullie’s Big Bucket Trail

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The First Minister attended the opening of the Farewell Weekend for Oor Wullie’s Big Bucket Trail in Glasgow on Friday. Over the weekend, 60 human-sized, unique Oor Wullie sculptures were brought together in the SEC to give people a final chance to see them before they are auctioned off for charity. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon… Read more »

First Minister’s Islamic New Year message

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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has sent best wishes to everyone celebrating the Islamic New Year. She said: On this first day of the month of Muharram, I send my warmest wishes to Scotland’s Muslim communities who are marking Islamic New Year. “Muharram is a time for remembrance and reflection and also a time to look… Read more »