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  1. GP patient survey reveals 10% of Britons unable to get appointmentRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    More than 14 million now wait A WEEK to see a GP: Figure soars by 40% in just four years as doctor shortages and increasing patient numbers pile pressure on surgeries , 73 per cent said they would like their local doctors' surgery to be open on Saturdays - and 40 per cent on a Sunday said up to 18 million people will be able to access a GP from 8am-8pm seven days a week by next March More than 14 million patients were forced to wait over a week for a GP appointment in the past year, damning figures reveal. A quarter of the population now have to wait at least seven days to see their doctor, with the figure as high as two thirds in some areas.

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  2. Weather: Lightning set to strike Scotland twiceRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Scotsman.com

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. A SERIES of thunder and lightning storms lit up the skies over Scotland from Wednesday afternoon into the early hours of yesterday morning, with forecasters warning that more severe weather is on its way today.

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  3. NHS 24 chief John Turner to step downRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    NHS 24's chief executive is to leave the organisation at the end of July after seven years in the role. NHS 24's chief executive is to leave the organisation at the end of July after seven years in the role.

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  4. The 'Aurorasaurus' Maps This Year's Spectacular AurorasRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Wired

    The Northern Lights flare up over Grimersta Lodge on the west coast of the Isle of Lewis in the early hours of March 18, 2015. Aurorasaurus map with auroral oval data for the March 17-18 aurora provided by NOAA's Space Weather Prediction Center.

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  5. MP welcomes steps to abolish data roaming chargesRead the original story

    Feb 7, 2015 | Stornoway Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Western Isles MP Angus Brendan MacNeil has welcomed the announcement that the abolition of data roaming charges across the EU is a step closer this week following a deal between the European Commission, the European Parliament and the Council of Ministers.

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  6. Police appeal over poaching incidentRead the original story

    Feb 7, 2015 | Stornoway Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Officers in the Western Isles are appealing for information regarding an incident where it appears that overnight between Monday 29th and Tuesday 30th June 2015, two red deer stags have been poached out of season in the South Lochs area of Pairc, on the Isle of Lewis.

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  7. MP hails success of Western Isles athletesRead the original story

    Feb 7, 2015 | Stornoway Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Commenting on the huge success of the Western Isles athletes at the Natwest Island Games which are currently taking place in Jersey, MP Angus Brendan MacNeil said: "It is truly inspiring to see athletes from the Western Isles do so well at the Island Games.

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  8. Michelle McManus: Surprise travels around Scotland I Love Scotland -...Read the original story

    Yesterday | Evening Times

    I LOVE Scotland - I do. I can't imagine ever living anywhere else in the world. Well maybe that place called Noiva do Cordeiro, in Brazil, that's inhabited and governed almost entirely by women.

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  9. Islands fisheries bodies in industry protection bidRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Scotsman.com

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. FISHERIES associations in Orkney, Shetland and the Western Isles have combined forces to urge the Scottish Government to protect the industry in the island groups through devolution.

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  10. Islands fisheries associations join forces in a bidto protect the industryRead the original story

    Wednesday | Scotsman.com

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. FISHERIES associations in Orkney, Shetland and the Western Isles have combined forces to urge the Scottish Government to protect the industry in the island groups through devolution.

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  11. Franklin wins 1500m gold on Terrific TuesdayRead the original story

    Wednesday | Manx Radio

    On what team manager Anthony Brand dubbed 'Terrific Tuesday', Franklin recorded a stunning victory, taking the gold medal by seven 100ths of a second from Western Isles' Eilidh McKenzie. And there was more success for the Riley family when brother Tom clinched a bronze medal in the men's 110m hurdles.

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  12. Free Church Moderator to speak at island conferenceRead the original story

    Jan 7, 2015 | Stornoway Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Organised by the Western Isles Presbytery, the two-day event will take place in the Cabarfeidh Hotel in Stornoway on Friday 4 and Saturday 5 December.

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  13. Call for tobacco levy to fund non-smoking advertising as those...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Sunday Herald

    CAMPAIGNERS have called for a levy on tobacco industry profits to fund mass media advertising of official smoking services as the numbers trying to quit using NHS assistance in Scotland fell by almost a third in a year. CAMPAIGNERS have called for a levy on tobacco industry profits to fund mass media advertising of official smoking services as the numbers trying to quit using NHS assistance in Scotland fell by almost a third in a year.

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  14. Health boards get A 4m to ease cancer waiting timesRead the original story

    Tuesday | Scotsman.com

    Health boards are to share more than 4 million to help tackle cancer waiting times after a drop in performance against a key target. In the first three months of 2015, 91.8 per cent of patients urgently referred with suspicion of cancer began treatment within 62 days, official figures show.

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  15. Wind helps power our communitiesRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Scotsman.com

    New figures released this month show the amount of money flowing into Scotland's communities from onshore wind farm developments has risen by almost 75 per cent in two years. More than A 8.8 million is now provided every 12 months from wind farms as far apart as Orkney and Dumfriesshire, the Isle of Lewis and the Scottish Borders.

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  16. Medal haul by Western Isles athletesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | Stornoway Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Today was another fantastic day for the Western Isles team at the Natwest Island Games as they picked up a haul of medals including two more GOLDS.

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  17. Island fishing bodies call for safeguards through devolutionRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Stornoway Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Fisheries associations in the Western Isles and other islands have combined forces to urge the Scottish Government to protect the industry in the island groups.

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  18. 4m boost to cancer waiting timesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Sunday Herald

    Health boards are to share more than 4 million to help tackle cancer waiting times after a drop in performance against a key target. Health boards are to share more than 4 million to help tackle cancer waiting times after a drop in performance against a key target.

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  19. New air ambulance to visit Western IslesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Stornoway Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Scottish Ambulance Service Air Paramedic, David Philp and Health Secretary Shona Robison with one of the new H145 air ambulance helicopters.

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  20. Ferries quango in bid to develop 'zero emissions' passenger vesselRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Sunday Herald

    FERRY bosses are to seek European funding for the development of a "zero emissions" passenger ferry which would be powered by a hydrogen fuel cell and charged using surplus renewable energy. FERRY bosses are to seek European funding for the development of a \"zero emissions\" passenger ferry which would be powered by a hydrogen fuel cell and charged using surplus renewable energy.

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