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Supermarket recalls sandwich fillers in food bug scare

Sainsbury’s has removed 13 of its own-brand sandwich fillers from its shelves following the discovery of food bug listeria in them.

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Calls to charity show emotional abuse soaring

Calls to charity show emotional abuse soaring

A major children’s charity has seen a huge rise in emotional abuse being reported over the past seven years – soaring by 427 per cent.

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Adults under 25 “twice as likely” to suffer from hay fever as over 55s

Adults under 25 “twice as likely” to suffer from hay fever as over 55s

Young adults are twice as likely to suffer from hay fever as those aged over 54, according to new research.

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Dan Proverbs and Pauline Garlinge are launching Brothers in Arms this weekend at the Classic Car Show.

New organisation aims to reduce male suicide rates

A man who previously considered taking his own life has set up one of Scotland’s first men’s mental health organisations to help other men who feel the same way.

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Pupils with their winning book

Prize-winning tale on dangers of smoking

A competition to name the cuddly character in a children’s story book which carries an anti-smoking message has been won by Lennoxtown pupils.

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Dentists are urging us to protect our teeth against gum disease.

Gum disease: why are many of us ignoring the warning signs?

New research reveals many people may be increasing their risk of developing advanced gum disease by ignoring blood in their spit when they brush.

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New research by the Oral Health Foundation has found a troubling number of Scottish residents are having to face a 40-mile round-trip to visit a dentist.

Concerns raised about access to dental treatment

A leading charity has expressed concerns over access to oral healthcare in Scotland, as new research reveals an estimated 216,000 of the country’s residents are facing a 40-mile round-trip to be seen by a dentist.

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Charity director Liz Gallacher with Boclair House Hotel manager Craig Haddow. Photo: Emma Mitchell

Hotel raises £4k to help Crohn’s victims

The luxurious Boclair House Hotel in Bearsden collected an impressive £4,000 recently for a charity supporting victims of Crohn’s disease.

The funds for Glasgow-based charity Cure Crohn’s and Colitis were raised through a Great Gatsby themed ball held in April to celebrate the hotel’s first birthday. The hotel intends to hold many more events for the charity which gives 100 per cent of donations to research to find a cure for debilitating inflammatory bowel diseases, Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. General manager of Craig Haddow is pictured handing over the cheque to charity director Liz Gallacher.

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Finding Your Feet Troopers Vs The Titan 



Photograph by Martin Shields

Troopers rise to the challenge of the Titan Crane

Brave volunteers from across the Glasgow region faced their fear of heights at the weekend by tackling one of Scotland’s tallest landmarks, The Titan Crane.

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The NCT are looking for new students in the Glasgow area

Charity seeks men or women to train for antenatal roles

The NCT is seeking men and women in Glasgow to study on its foundation degree in order to be trained in supporting parents in the area through pregnancy and early parenthood.

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Michelle walks the walk for Scotland

Pop Idol Michelle McManus was in Kirkintilloch on Friday (May 26) to kick off a campaign to get the people of Scotland walking.

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Scottish Government urged to bring in food controls to tackle cancer

Scottish Government urged to bring in food controls to tackle cancer

Strathkelvin and Bearsden’s MSP has been told that politicians must take action to curb a health scourge seen as second only to smoking.

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East Dunbartonshire Council HQ

Glowing review for East Dunbartonshire Homecare Service

A service that provides care and support to people in East Dunbartonshire has been highly praised by inspectors and service users.

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Michelle McManus

Join Pop Idol Michelle McManus for a walk!

Pop Idol Michelle McManus is inviting locals to help her kick off Scotland’s Big Fit Walk campaign in Kirkintilloch.

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Michelle McManus

Pop Idol winner heads to East Dunbartonshire

Singer, television presenter, actress and DJ Michelle McManus is set to launch an event to promote walking.

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Maggies Centre Glasgow has received funding from the Scottish Power Foundation.

Maggie’s Centre awarded £49k from Scottish Power

People affected by cancer are getting vital support thanks to a £49,000 award to Maggie’s Glasgow from the Scottish Power Foundation.

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Local Heroes completed a makeover of the bathroom.

Local Heroes come to the rescue at Quarriers Centre

A centre in Glasgow which provides support for adults with learning disabilities and respite for their carers, has received a free DIY makeover courtesy of Local Heroes.

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Dr Natalie Coull, lecturer in Ethical Hacking at Abertay University. Pic: Alan Richardson.

Cyber attack on the NHS explained by expert

The malware, or malicious software, attack on global computer systems, most notably the NHS here in the Uk, has been making headlines since its discovery on Friday, May 12.

Crime
Action M.E leads the charge for better care in Scotland

Action M.E leads the charge for better care in Scotland

A new project which aims to raise awareness of the chronic illness ME among health professionals has been launched during ME Awareness Week.

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Two in three adults face mental health problems

Two in three adults face mental health problems

Most Britons say they have experienced a mental health problem at some point in their lives with younger generations particularly impacted.

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