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History buffs solve the mystery of the cannon

The riddle of a military cannon which was found in the garden of a house has finally been solved – with help from members of a historical society.

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Bishopbriggs Fire Station - firefighter Alan Rutherford and Ron Ewing from Smoky Paws with dog Katie wearing one of the masks.

New masks to save all creatures great and small

Three East Dunbartonshire fire stations have been given special new equipment which can be used to save a family’s much loved pet in a house fire.

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Facebook appeal to find owner of lost wallet

An international search is on to find Scots teenager

A 15-year-old who lost his wallet on Iceland is now the subject of a search by the man who found it.

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Working with Personal Trainer Born Barikor, pet charity Blue Cross has created a new fitness boot camp called Work Out Like A Dog which sees humans doing exercises you would normally see dogs doing. Pic: Blue Cross.

Fitness boot camp launches where humans exercise like dogs

Chasing a ball and bringing it back again may sound like fun for dogs, but for participants of new fitness bootcamp Work Out Like A Dog, it’s strictly humans doing the retrieving.

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Bear is currently being looked after by Dogs Trust Glasgow as he seeks a new home

Winnie the Pooh lookalike seeks ‘furever’ home

It’s National Winnie the Pooh Day today (January 18) and Dogs Trust Glasgow is hoping to find a home for their very own Winnie the Pooh lookalike, who has fittingly been named ‘Bear’ by his adoring canine carers.

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A world first - the wipeable onesie!

It’s a world first for Domino’s and Shawlands!

Domino’s is taking its first step into fashion with the world’s first ‘wipeable’ onesie – designed so pizza fans can eat in comfort without any fear of sauce spillage.

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Dine at height with new venture for 2017 in Glasgow

Have you a head for heights?

Events in the Sky is proud to announce the arrival of Glasgow in the Sky for the very first time in 2017. Following its huge success in London, where the first public event in the UK was launched in 2014, next year will see Events in the Sky visit five UK cities including Glasgow, offering the public a once in a lifetime opportunity to dine in the sky.

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Parents urged to stop pretending Father Christmas is real

Parents urged to stop pretending Father Christmas is real

Parents have been urged to stop pretending Father Christmas is real in case the “lie” damages relations with their children.

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Crazy clown craze sweeps into the southside

Clown craze is no joke

Police have warned that pranksters who are posing as ‘killer clowns’ to terrify people could face arrest.

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Mystery over large predator in Newton Mearns

A mysterious black beast, thought to be a large predator may be stalking the countryside around Newton Mearns.

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Chinese lantern was proven to have caused this fire

Appeal over Chinese lantern use during harvest

With the combines starting to roll across the region’s fields for this year’s harvest, the Country Land and Business Association (CLA) is appealing for the public not to release Chinese lanterns.

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