Here is a great site for top stories and events concerning Scottish ancestral research. It is titled "Scottish GENES (GEnealogy News and EventS)." Chris Patton, the author, is a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists.
The site deals with news from around the UK and beyond. People who would like to share details of a new product release, lecture, event, or news of interest to others researching their Scottish ancestry in particular, can post it here.
Those of you with Scottish genes may want to check it out at