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One in six ‘rely on credit cards’ for financial survival

Nearly one in six adults rely on their plastic for financial survival as debt worries grow, new research1 from financial services insight specialist Consumer Intelligence shows.

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Scots overwhelmingly support older people ‘hate crime’ law

Scots overwhelmingly support older people ‘hate crime’ law

People across Scotland are overwhelmingly in favour of tougher legal penalties for criminals who abuse older people, new research by Action on Elder Abuse shows.

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Maia Lumsden (pic by Tennis Scotland)

Lumsden so close but loses out in Wimbledon thriller

Lenzie's Maia Lumsden is out of the Wimbledon qualifying tournament - but only after an almighty battle against a player ranked over 500 places above her.

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McDonald demands action on cash retentions

McDonald demands action on cash retentions

Local MP Stuart McDonald wants the UK Government to find a way to resolve the impact of cash retentions on small construction firms.

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Lack of accountability and investment blamed for NHS cyber attack

Lack of accountability and investment blamed for NHS cyber attack

A lack of accountability and investment in cyber-security measures has been blamed for the recent Wannacry virus that hit NHS IT systems last month, a report released today by The Chartered Institute for IT has found.

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Michael Roberts has Antonio Hortvatic in trouble during their fight last year. (pic by Michael Gillen)

Roberts ready for Celtic title tilt against Geraghty

Bishopbriggs boxer Michael Roberts faces the biggest fight of his career on Saturday when he takes on Ireland’s Declan Geraghty.

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Teh building that would have been demolished under the plans

Councillors clash over Drymen Road plans

Plans to build a new nursery, private flats with parking and additional temporary accomodation for homeless people at Bearsden have been rejected.

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Clara is presented with her prizes

A right royal competition win

An artistic primary school pupil has won a VIP trip to one of Scotland’s top tourist attractions after topping a nationwide competition.

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The pipe band post-competition

Piping hot competitors

Milngavie Pipe Band were recently placed 4th in grade 3 in the European Championships held at Grant Park, Forres.

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The cheque presentation

Nursery future looking bright after fundraiser

An under threat Bearsden nursery is celebrating after bursting through a crowdfunding appeal target.

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Masked men with ‘firearm’ raid house in Robroyston

Masked men with ‘firearm’ raid house in Robroyston

Three masked men forced their way into a house in Robroyston and are believed to have threatened the occupants with a firearm.

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Scots version of Harry Potter to be published

Scots version of Harry Potter to be published

June 2017 marks the 20th anniversary of the first publication of J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone.

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More trainee nurses and midwives

More trainee nurses and midwives

An estimated 2,600 extra nursing and midwifery training places will be created over the next four years as part of wide-ranging measures to support and strengthen NHS Scotland’s workforce.

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Councillor Tom Johnston with his wife Catherine, both are former teachers

Councillors banned from using ‘C’ word

The SNP’s attempts to make North Lanarkshire Council reconsider its decision to redeploy 198 classroom assistants descended into farce.

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UK parents dread looking after their kids’ friends over the holidays

UK parents dread looking after their kids’ friends over the holidays

Research has revealed that more than 40% of parents in Scotland admit they actively dislike one or more of their children’s friends and that one in three can’t stand the parents of their kid’s pals either.

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Police Scotland launch campaign to tackle violence

Police Scotland launch campaign to tackle violence

A three-month national campaign to crackdown on Summer violence was launched by Police Scotland today, Wednesday, June 28, 2017.

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Merkland School, kids taking part in special olympics.
Kids wih their coach Jane Keys

Young talents going for gold at Special Olympics

Six pupils from Merkland School are aiming for glory 
at the GB Special Olympics in Sheffield this summer.

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Maia Lumsden (pic courtesy of Tennis Scotland)

Maia faces tough test in Wimbledon qualifier

Lenzie's Maia Lumsden has been drawn against a player more than 500 places above her in the Wimbledon qualifying competition.

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New Rob Roy signing Michael Oliver in action for East Stirlingshire last season

Maxwell adds Oliver to his Rob Roy army

Rob Roy have beaten off stiff competition to secure the services of ex-Clyde defender and former Harestanes skipper Michael Oliver.

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Parents to spend £468 entertaining their children this summer

Parents to spend £468 entertaining their children this summer

With the summer holidays looming, parents across the UK are expecting to spend £468 on entertaining their children, according to the Post Office Money annual Parents’ Summer Spending report.

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