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  1. Accusation city bypass is not a priorityRead the original story

    46 min ago | Midlothian Today

    Conservative MSP Miles Briggs has said that during a debate at Holyrood earlier this year regarding congestion on the road, he had been assured by Mr Matheson's predecessor Humza Yousaf that the bypass was a priority for the Scottish Government. When Mr Matheson took over as Transport Secretary Mr Briggs wrote to him for confirmation that the bypass would continue to be a priority and at the recent General Questions session he asked for a timetable for when capacity issues would be addressed.

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  2. Anger over street lightingRead the original story

    47 min ago | Midlothian Today

    Dalkeith residents have criticised Midlothian Council for replacing a conservation area's street lighting with new lampposts which they say are unsuitable. Householders in Glebe Street and Mitchell Street have questioned the move, which is part of a programme to replace older lighting columns with more efficient LED lights.

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  3. Rumour Mill: Brendan Rodgers in surprise Ronny Deila claim | New deal ...Read the original story

    1 hr ago | Scotsman.com

    Sorry, we're having problems with our video player at the moment, but are working to fix it as soon as we can Brendan Rodgers makes surprise Ronny Deila admission, new deal for key Rangers man and sheriff deserts case against nine Celtic fans over Old Firm effigies Brendan Rodgers has suggested he could call on predecessor Ronny Deila for advice on how to beat Rosenborg in the Europa League group stages. Deila, currently back in his homeland managing Tippeligaen side Valerenga, saw his side narrowly lose 3-2 to the Tromso outfit at the weekend, with Celtic representatives in attendance.

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  4. Big Brother's Ellis Hillon breaks silence on vile tweets: 'I'm not racist'Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Daily Star

    Ellis, 20, was removed from Big Brother 2018 after just a few hours following the emergence of vile tweets she sent aged 15. One tweet, which dates back to September 2014, read: "Oh f***, aye it's 9/11. RIP to everyone who died n f*** those smelly p*** terrorist b*******!" Ellis has now said she's "deeply ashamed" by what she had said and claims she's not a racist.

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  5. Scottish Gossip: SFA, George Peat, Rangers, Celtic, Motherwell, St Mirren, Hearts, Hibs, AberdeenRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Newsday

    Former SFA president George Peat is still keeping mum on the identity of the rival chairman who demanded no help for Rangers, but says: "I would have thought people would have guessed by now anyway." St Mirren chiefs are furious over BT Sport pundit Chris Sutton's blistering live TV attack on defender Adam Eckersley and goalkeeping coach Jamie Langfield , and are considering legal action.

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  6. Kaik ura road and rail rebuild up against fantastic feats of engineeringRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Southland Times

    Nearly 200 kilometres of damaged road, 220 work sites and 190km of munted rail line. And it only took 2 million work hours.

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  7. SEPA set to deliver verdict on Mossmorran flaringRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Fife Now

    Picture of flaring at Mossmorran which lit up the night skies above Fife and could be seen ass far as Edinburgh Unscheduled flarings have pushed the giant petrochemical plant into the headlines for all the wrong reasons across the past 12 months, resulting in the launch of Mossmorran Communities Working Group to keep the pressure on operators, ExxonMobil and Shell, to be better neighbours. They were handed final warning letters by the Scottish Environment Protection Agency for unscheduled flaring last June - but faced other investigations after incidents in Otober and March.

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  8. Hawick in mourning for former cornet Chuck WhillansRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Borders Today

    Hawick is mourning the loss of a common riding stalwart after the death of its oldest living cornet at the age of 94. Charles Whillans, better known as Chuck, carried the banner blue 70 years ago and was often referred to as Mr Common Riding. He was acting father to George Peden Jr in 1967, master of ceremonies for 18 years, chaired the hut for provost Myra Turnbull and was president of the Mosstroopers and callants' clubs.

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  9. Residents to have their say on Scotland's deposit returnRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Glasgow South and East Wood Today

    East Renfrewshire residents keen to have their say on a Scottish deposit return scheme are urged to come along and talk to Zero Waste Scotland's team tomorrow Wednesday, September 19). The Zero Waste Scotland team will be at Barrhead Foundry to give local people an opportunity to share their thoughts on how a deposit return scheme could work best for them - making their views count on choices such as the level of deposit, which products should have a deposit on them, where they should be able to take their empty drinks containers to get the deposit back, and whether they'd like the option to donate the deposit instead.

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  10. dysart,scotland4Read the original story

    18 hrs ago | TrekEarth

    Well restored, and retaining historic street names such as Hot Pot Wynd , it's an atmospheric place of narrow alleyways and picturesque old buildings. Hello Dale, Another nice capture from Scotland, taken with good pov and ligth management.

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  11. Sutton United face Airdrieonians in Irn-Bru CupRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2018 | Wimbledon Guardian

    Paul Doswell's side will face an 850-mile round trip to face the Scottish League One side after the sides were paired in the draw made this afternoon. Airdrie's Penny Cars Stadium is based 15 miles east of Glasgow and, like Sutton's Gander Green Lane home, has a 3G pitch.

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  12. Steven Naismith is on fire . . . what's the secret to his resurgence?Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    Hearts continued their remarkable start to the new Scottish Premiership season with a hard-fought 1-0 win over Motherwell on Saturday. And once again the defining goal came from none other than Steven Naismith.

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  13. Obituary - Jocky Sutherland, entrepreneur who relaunched the Caithness flagstone industryRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    JOHN William 'Jocky' Sutherland, who has died aged 68, was a self-made businessman who will be chiefly remembered for his key role in re-launching the traditional but near moribund Caithness flagstone industry into the modern era. Mr Sutherland's companies introduced state-of-the-art extracting, cutting, milling and polishing equipment in the 1990s to once again make the natural hard-stone Caithness flagstone competitive in modern Scottish, UK and international market-places.

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  14. New postcode lottery map reveals Western Isles has Scotland's highest hip op rateRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    A NEW study has revealed significant regional differences across Scotland in patients undergoing hip and knee replacements and cataracts surgery on the NHS . Patients living in Inverclyde, covered by NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde health board, were the least likely to undergo an elective primary hip replacement last year.

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  15. Company launches own - skills academy'Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    AN EAST Renfrewshire company engaged in major social housing refurbishment projects has launched its own academy for construction trainees to safeguard its future workforce, highlighting industry skills shortages. Barrhead-based AC Whyte & Co has developed the 12-month course for trainee external wall insulation installers, in partnership with West College Scotland, combining classroom teaching with on-the-job training.

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  16. G1 helps to put Grade 1 piper back on the pipesRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Pipes Drums

    Apart from the music itself, there is a common thread that runs through the piping and drumming world: the generosity and kindness of those in it. Former Grade 1 Shotts & Dykehead Caledonia member Andrew Shilliday suffers from a systemic sclerosis, an autoimmune disease of the connective tissue.

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  17. Falkirk offender continued to contact womanRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Falkirk Herald

    Thomson, 139 Merchiston Avenue, Bainsford, admitted breaching his bail conditions not to see the woman between June 9 and June 30 and behaving in a threatening manner and damaging property on February 25 at an address in Glynwed Court, Falkirk. He also behaved in a threatening manner and breached his bail by contacting the woman in Princes Street, Falkirk on April 5. The court heard there was "no chance" of Thomson and the woman in question getting back together.

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  18. Laurieston woman pinched handbag, laptop and phonesRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Falkirk Herald

    Sarah Gallagher stole a handbag, a laptop, two mobile phones and some perfume from a house in Dollar Gardens, Bainsford.

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  19. Airport link to "miss out" communitiesRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Kincardineshire Today

    North Kincardine Liberal Democrat Ian Mollison warns Portlethen and Newtonhill will miss out when the 747 route is introduced from Montrose to Peterhead using the AWPR later this year. Councillor Mollison, who has submitted alternative suggestions, said: "While this is very welcome I am disappointed that the ward I represent is being missed out.

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  20. New benefit system will 'wreak havoc', council warnsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Evening Times

    THE new Universal Credit benefit system coming to Glasgow this month will put people in danger of losing their home and lead to an increase in poverty, the council has warned. The new benefit starts to roll out in part of Glasgow this month with tens of thousands of people expected to move on to it by the end of the year.

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