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The 2011 census found that over 1.5 million people in Scotland speak Scots.  If you are one of those people then this website is for you, no matter your age, race, political opinions… or anything else!

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Scots Language News


  • North East filmmakker feart for the futur o Doric

    December 8, 2019 by

    Jill Cantley McWilliam, fae Cruden Bay in Aiberdeenshire, is warkin on a series o Doric films aboot the cultur o the North East.  The videographer has been warkin on the first pairt o the project, ‘The Historians of Cruden Bay’ ower the past ‘ear, an has interviewed a fair puckle fowk fae Cruden Bay an… Read more

  • Open University lenches free online coorse in the Scots Leid

    December 5, 2019 by

     The first section o a twa-pairt coorse in the Scots Leid has gane live on the Open University wabsite the day.  It has tane twa ‘ear tae develop the free coorse fit taks aboot 40 hours tae complete.  Sylvia Warnecke, Senior Lecturer in Leids at the Open University, said: “The coorse is scrievit tae appeal… Read more

  • Get yokit for the Sangschaw scrievin competeetion!

    December 4, 2019 by

    Ilka ‘ear the Scots Leid Associe runs the Sangschaw Scots scrievin competeetion.  Scrievers fa enter hae the chunce o winnin £100 for first place, an £50 for rinner up, as weel as the opportunity tae hae their wark publisht in Lallans magazine. Aire’s three categories that ye can submit scrievins tae: poesie, cutty tale an… Read more

  • Dinnae miss oot on the Doric Board grant!

    November 8, 2019 by

    The Doric Board, a group set up tae uphaud North East Scots, are offerin up tae £1000 o fondin for projects that forder the leid an cultur o the North East o Scotland.  This is a rare inlat for onybody wi a bricht idea as tae foo we can promuive the uise o the Doric… Read more

  • Welcome to the New Scots Language News Website!

    October 18, 2019 by

    The 2011 census found that over 1.5 million people in Scotland speak Scots.   This website is for every single one of those people, no matter of age, race, political views… Or anything else!   The SLN news website is intended to provide interesting news articles and inform users about Scots language events, products and more. … Read more

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