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£6.3m government funding for Scottish Ambulance Service

Extra funding for the Scottish Ambulance Service will help them up-skill paramedics, treat more patients in the community and reduce the numbers requiring hospital admission.

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National Museums Scotland launches photography competition

National Museums Scotland launches photography competition

The ScottishPower Foundation and National Museums Scotland have today announced the launch of a new photography competition for primary and secondary school students across Scotland.

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New bucket list challenge launched

New bucket list challenge launched

Scotland’s six most iconic sites celebrated on World Heritage Day as part of the 2017 Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology.

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Worrying rise in social sector evictions in Scotland

Worrying rise in social sector evictions in Scotland

The good progress made on social evictions between 2010 to 2014 has gone into reverse according to new analysis which shows there has been a 24% increase in evictions across Scotland’s social rented sector in the last two years.

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Young biker killed in accident is named

Young biker killed in accident is named

A young motorcyclist who tragically died after a road crash on Thursday, April 20, has been named.

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Chris Chittell, who plays Eric Pollard in Emmerdale, at the Games in 2015

Mystery soap star to be Bearsden & Milngavie Highland Games chieftain

It has been announced that this year’s Bearsden and Milngavie Highland Games will take place on Saturday, June 10, at West of Scotland Football Club in Milngavie

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Police investigating serious assault release CCTV pics

Officers from Police Scotland has released images of a man and woman they are keen to speak to in relation to a serious assault that occurred about 12.40am on December 4, 2016, on Pacific Drive, in Glasgow.

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Children really do believe that money grows on trees

Children really do believe that money grows on trees

A pint of milk costs £5, an interest rate is how interesting the bank thinks you are, and money comes from heaven – that’s what kids aged 7-12 really think, according to a new study by pensions advice specialist, Portafina.

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Justice Secretary Michael Matheson. Pic: John Devlin.

Tackling abusive behaviour and sexual harm

Four new laws aimed at tackling abusive behaviour and sexual harm come into force today (Monday) including a requirement for judges to direct juries when dealing with trials relating to certain sexual offences.

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Celebrating ‘Greek’ Thomson

Celebrating ‘Greek’ Thomson

Organisers of Balfron’s Greek Thomson Bicentenary Festival were expecting today to be the busiest yet.

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Socks stunt that tells an important story

Socks stunt that tells an important story

A committee of over 20 pupil Douglas Academy volunteers gave up their time to plan a Lots of Socks event to mark World Down’s Syndrome Day.

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Auchinstarry Marina - on the John Muir Way.

John’s ‘green’ legacy marches from strength to strength

This weekend the John Muir Way celebrates the third anniversary of what’s now a famous 134-mile coast to coast route enjoyed by countless thousands.

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MP urges a stop to roll-out of ‘dog’s breakfast’ Universal Credit

MP urges a stop to roll-out of ‘dog’s breakfast’ Universal Credit

Some welfare entitlement claimants are being expected to survive for six weeks without any money, according to MP Stuart McDonald.

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Beverley Knight is going on tour this summer

Beverley Knight is bringing some Memphis soul to Scotland ...

Following the release of her latest Top 10 album last year singer, songwriter and actress Beverley Knight is embarking on a new UK tour for summer 2017.

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Council looks for its star employees

Council looks for its star employees

Nominations are being sought for the East Dunbartonshire Council’s 2017 STARs Awards (Special Thanks and

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Business sessions aim to help local entrepreneurs

Business sessions aim to help local entrepreneurs

If you have a seed of a business idea that you want to grow Business Gateway says it can help you.

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Previous winner Berryhill Primary School in Wishaw receives i's prizes for travelling further than anyone else.

Game fun could net you £1,000 in vouchers

North Lanarkshire people are being urged to join ia fun physical activity to win up to £1,000 in Decathlon vouchers for their school or team.

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Food recall after pieces of metal found in trimmed beans

Food recall after pieces of metal found in trimmed beans

Morrisons is recalling packets of its own-brand trimmed beans over fears they could contain pieces of metal.

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Bid to find relatives of legendary nightclub man ‘Jet Mayfair’

Bid to find relatives of legendary nightclub man ‘Jet Mayfair’

Police in Glasgow are eager to trace any relatives of a colourful southside character who became a Glasgow nightclub “folk legend” in the 70’s .

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M80 slip road to close overnight on Wednesday

M80 slip road to close overnight on Wednesday

Essential carriageway repair works are to be carried out on the M80 on Wednesday night.

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