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1 hr ago | Garstang Today

Anger over decision to let travellers stay

Travellers living by the motorway at Bartle have been told they can stay on because Preston City Council has nowhere else to put them.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Sunday Herald

Brush strokes: the art of golf

You can liken golf in the 21st century to a dog track where technology is the mechanised hare and equipment manufacturers are the greyhounds, sprinting at full pelt for the most infinitesimal benefits - and the gaudiest profits.

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Slugger O'Toole

Where the big arguments for devolution are heading

This post most of which I mainly wrote for an academic blog gives anyone interested a heads up on a more sophisticated theatre of devolution - Scotland - assuming it votes No in the referendum.

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Borders Today

Peebles pilot a Red Arrow

A big thank you for contributing... We really appreciate you taking the time to send your content...if it complements our coverage we'll use it in our website or in our newspaper.

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SFGate

John Muir Way honors conservationist in native Scotland

A girl and her father walk their dogs on John Muir Way, which passes through the estate of the Earl of Rosebery.

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Fleetwood Today

Pair are charged with stealing

Two men accused of stealing 6,000 of electrical equipment and building materials from a block of flats have made their first appearance in court.

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Eastlothian Today

Drunk Wallyford woman left tot to wander streets

A Wallyford woman who was found drunk and slumped unconscious when she should have been looking after a toddler has been ordered to carry out unpaid work in the community.

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The Daily Record

Wild Day Out at Howden Park

The sun shone, as West Lothian residents and visitors from further afield took part in a variety of fun and educational activities.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Eastlothian Today

Disposal of nuclear waste questioned

East Lothian Greens are raising questions about plans by the operators of Torness at Dunbar to change the way radioactive waste is handled.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Nuclear Energy, World News, Strathclyde County, Scotland

The Daily Record

Thrilled Nan gets MBE for helping troubled kids

Nan Robertson, who dedicated 43 years of her life to voluntary work with vulnerable kids, said she was "truly humbled" to be presented with the prestigious award during a ceremony at Holyrood Palace, in Edinburgh.

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The Independent

Live at Edinburgh Castle: Holyrood MPs 'staggered' at lack...

The line up will ensure that the BBC concert does not become a vehicle for Scottish artists weighing in on the independence debate Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.

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Newsday

Shopping centre bought for A 12m

A Durham shopping centre which had been in administration has been bought for A 11.85m by a London-based company.

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Linlithgow Today

West Lothian's A 3.3 million schools investment programme

West Lothian Council is taking advantage of the summer holidays to carry out an ambitious 3.3 million investment programme across the school estate.

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The Daily Record

West Lothian pupils celebrate after winning Tesco Bank Art Competition for Schools

Tesco Bank Art Competition for Schools picked entries from Owen Davies, Katie Ewesor and Madison McGill for top prizes and the children visited the Scottish National Gallery in Edinburgh to see their artwork on display.

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The Daily Record

Public backing West Lothian charity River Kids

It's a busy time at River Kids and generous members of the public have been busy helping to raise money for the charity.

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The Economist

If Scotland votes "yes": Dear Prime Minister and First Ministera

Our advice to David Cameron and Alex Salmond on the tricky disputes and dilemmas involved in breaking up the union IT IS September 19th 2014 and-confounding the opinion polls-Scotland has voted "yes" to independence.

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Eastlothian Today

Tributes to tragic Musselburgh teenager

The body of 14-year-old Bockarie Sonnah was recovered from Edinburgh's Torduff Reservoir on Monday night following a major search operation involving underwater a rescue teams.

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York Press

Strikers prepare to march through York city centre

York Peoples Assembly is organising the protest to highlight the issues which have led several major unions to organise a one-day strike.

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Newsday

Inquiry hears of HGV death crash

A lorry driver died when his HGV was blown over by a gust of wind, a fatal accident inquiry has heard.

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Pipes Drums

The Grade 1 and Grade 2 World's draws: some sitting pretty, others search for upside

The random draw for the eight competition grades at the 2014 World Pipe Band Championships has happened, and bands around the world are closely examining their placement, which, in larger grades and pools of contestants, can have a substantial impact on their chances of doing well or leaving the park dejected.

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