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2 hrs ago | Cumbernauld Today

Green fingers help primary school

A team of willing and enthusiastic EDF Energy staff have made a big difference to the garden at St Margaret of Scotland Primary School in Cumbernauld.

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6 hrs ago | Kirriemuir Today

Barnes Wallis talk for Probus

More than 40 members of Forfar Probus Club attended the last meeting to hear a fascinating talk about an engineering pioneer.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Tayside County, Scotland, Science, Computer Science,

10 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

Civilian cop stole A 120,000 from high security office then buried it in his back garden

And incredibly Robert Moffat's stolen cash was later nicked again by a rogue police officer who spent it on drugs and hookers Cash stolen from a high security police office was nicked for a second time...then splashed on drugs and hookers.

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

13 hrs ago | The Daily Record

South Lanarkshire Council and Police Scotland join forces to launch...

Kevin Hunter suffered fatal injuries when the off-road bike he was riding collided with a Honda Civic in Craigbank Street, at its junction with Robert Smillie Crescent in March, They have complained about youngsters riding off-road vehicles such as trail bikes and quads without the correct licence, tax or insurance.

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

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Mirror.co.uk

Scotland has the power to dismantle a 300-year union which saw our soldiers march together

Sunday Mirror columnist Carol Malone says: "our finest hours down the centuries have been together but maybe the marriage really is over" In the end it will all come down to two little words.

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Related Topix: Europe, United Kingdom, Central County, Scotland, Strathclyde County, Scotland, Tyne and Wear County, England, Cumbria County, England,

Sunday Herald

Historic sandstone buildings crumble as rainfall levels increase in Scotland

Scotland's unique built heritage is facing "catastrophic" and irreversible damage from the effects of climate change "within three to five years" if no action is taken, a groundbreaking conference in Edinburgh will be told later this month.

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Related Topix: Weather, World News, United Kingdom, Tayside County, Scotland, Environment, Science

Kirkintilloch Today

Canine capers in Mugdock Park

It was a real family fun day for all at the Glenbrae Vet Clinic dog show at Mugdock Country Park earlier last month.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Central County, Scotland, World News, Strathclyde County, Scotland

Linlithgow Today

New bus service

The bus group will take over the current Horsburgh's 63 serving Queensferry and Kirkliston providing links to west Edinburgh.

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Related Topix: Lothian County, Scotland, United Kingdom, World News,

Arbroath Herald

Arbroath head shop hit by police

The campaign against 'Legal Highs' has reached a "legally ground-breaking" point in the wake of simultaneous raids on three 'head shops'.

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The Daily Record

Revealed: Inspirational tale of Glasgow housing scheme teens who saved pal from deportation

IT'S one of the most inspiring true stories to come out of Scotland in years - a group of teenagers from a notorious Glasgow housing scheme banding together to fight the deportation of an asylum seeker.

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Related Topix: Central County, Scotland, Strathclyde County, Scotland, World News, United Kingdom, Family, Teenagers,

Ellon Times

Shoppers respond to food collection call

From Thursday to Saturday last week, stores invited shoppers to donate items from their weekly groceries to help those in their communities who are struggling to afford to eat.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Grampian County, Scotland, World News

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Sunday Herald

Scottish pirate patrol seaman to be released

CHARGES against a Scot who was detained in India eight months ago along with 34 fellow members of an anti-pirate patrol crew have been dropped, paving the way for his return home to Scotland.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, India, Strathclyde County, Scotland, Highland County, Scotland

Mirror.co.uk

Life of Pi boat sparks rescue after well-meaning tourist reports it...

The woman made the call that there was a ship - a local landmark - in trouble in the waters off Aberdeenshire The Fraserburgh RNLI team was called to Carinbulg, Aberdeenshire, after the woman made the call about a fishing trawler that sank in 2005.

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Kirriemuir Today

Farmers' market returns this weekend

The Angus Farmers' Market will be in the Strathmore Hall, John Street, Forfar this Saturday with lots of summer treats for all the family.

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Cumbernauld Today

Help for Forces personnel

Scottish Parliament shadow veterans minister Mark Griffin MSP marked Armed Forces Day by staging a special advice surgery at Cumbernauld Royal British Legion.

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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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Fife Now

Kirkcaldy's new pool helps boost visits to Fife centres

More people across Fife are getting active, with overall attendances at Fife Council's sports and leisure centres continuing to grow.

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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: Lothian County, Scotland, United Kingdom, Nuclear Energy, World News, Strathclyde County, Scotland

Newsday

Driver attacks cyclist in Aberdeen

The assault took place at the roundabout junction of School Road and King Street in the city at about 20:40 on Saturday.

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Switched

Belligerent Forest Pig Terrorizes Children

Police in the Maine town of Oakland are looking for a pig that threatened two children walking through the woods.

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Related Topix: Maine, 9, Family, Kids, United Kingdom, Highland County, Scotland

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