A councillor has vowed to get answers about a puddle of unidentified liquid in Cowdenbeath which was originally believed to be pineapple juice. Although pineapple juice has been ruled out as the cause of a mysterious puddle, local councillor Darren Watt has refused to give up on finding out the caus
A Filipino construction worker has forged a new career after teaching himself how to shape surfboards by hand. After he’d been surfing and teaching for a few years, Larry Hufalar, better known as Tikboy, started tinkering around with broken boards, teaching himself how to make repairs. So
A visual artist who worked as a carpenter for 25 years is using the tools and components familiar from her daily experience of construction to help make paintings, prints, and sculptures. Rachel Yoder, who lives in a mountain valley near Nelson, British Columbia, has explored how work
A dispute between neighbours over an apple tree that allegedly attracts wasps has incurred at least £200,000 in legal costs. Barbara Pilcher, who is allergic to wasps, took her neighbour Antoinette Williams to court over her alleged failure to dispose of rotting apples falling from the tree.
There are, of course, many different trades involved within the construction industry, from surveyors to bricklayers to roofers. But what about those who give the important finishing touches to a new development – the construction painter, or painter and decorator. This got us thinking. How lo
An IKEA worker from South Queensferry fulfilled his childhood dream by building a ‘hobbit house’ in his back garden. Ali Hughson, 47, has been a fan of the JRR Tolkien books since he was a teenager and loved the idea of having a hobbit-themed workshop.
Aberdeen Football Club has commissioned a statue of Sir Alex Ferguson to commemorate his outstanding contribution to the Club. The bronze statue, which will be located on the external concourse outside the Richard Donald Stand, will be the first of a series which is being planned to celebrate and ho
Scotland captain Andy Robertson is engulfed in a dispute with a neighbour over plans to build a swimming pool at his English home. The Glasgow-born Liverpool FC defender wants a 41ft pool in an extension to his £3.3m home in a select part of Wilmslow, Cheshire.