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  1. More than quarter of alleged child abuse victims 'told staff about attacks while in care'Read the original story w/Photo

    40 min ago | Sunday Herald

    More than a quarter of people who alleged they were abused at a children's home said they had told staff about the attacks while they were still in care, an inquiry has been told. The Scottish Child Abuse Inquiry heard 164 people complained to police about suffering abuse at Quarrier's Village in Renfrewshire, from the 1930s onwards.

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  2. Scottish woman dies from tumour two months after all-clearRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Sunday Herald

    The 40-year-old had been plagued with symptoms including extreme headaches, nosebleeds and vomiting, but her headache was diagnosed as being caused by trapped nerves and she was sent home with painkillers. Now her devastated parents have spoken for the first time of their loss after winning a legal action against NHS Highland.

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  3. Midlothian Provost's Dalkeith Museum visitRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Midlothian Today

    Provost Peter Smaill signs the visitors' book at Dalkeith Museum as volunteers Helen Gordon, Norma McNeill and Norman Brett look on. Volunteers have been praised by Midlothian Provost Peter Smaill after his visit to view the Great War exhibition in Dalkeith Museum.

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  4. Lasswade printer goes back to the future to begin a nursing careerRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Midlothian Today

    David Easton Graduated with a Batchelor of Nursing with Distinctionat Edinburgh Napier University awards day having studied printing there many years before A former printer from Lasswade has gone back to his old place of learning to begin a career in nursing at the age of nearly 50 years young. David Easton worked for a number of firms after doing a City & Guilds qualification in printing at the then Napier College for three years in the 80s.

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  5. Midlothian's oldest woman turns 109Read the original story

    5 hrs ago | Midlothian Today

    Annie Lean is only three months younger than the country's oldest living woman. The wife of former Dalkeith Provost Tommy Lean, she was born Annie Barrie Beattie at Fushiebridge in the Parish of Borthwick at 5.45 am on November 3, 1909.

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  6. When does Euro 2020 qualifying start and when is the draw?Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | IcNetwork

    The initial stages of the Nations League are coming to an end and soon attentions will turn to the 2020 European Championships qualifiers. The draw for those are very much on the horizon, with the big day taking place next month and the games beginning early in 2019.

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  7. Newbattle High School officially opened by Deputy First MinisterRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Midlothian Today

    John Swinney opens Newbattle High. In the picture with the virtual reality sets are: Mr Swinney, Kaitlyn Frew, Dylan Hill, Euan Bernard and Matthew Ferguson.

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  8. Sporting passions can break Scots' lawRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Wave

    The Boston Red Sox celebrate after defeating the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-1 in game five of the World Series at Dodger Stadium on Sunday, October 28, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. The sign posted on the wall of a Scottish train cabin this summer, Inverness-Edinburgh, caught my eye - but then that British advertising often does.

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  9. Police officers repeatedly stabbed during arrest praised for braveryRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Hampshire Chronicle

    Police Investigations and Review Commissioner launched an inquiry into the incident, which took place in Greenock in June, to consider the actions of the officers who responded to the scene. The incident saw Pc Laura Sayer and Pc Kenneth MacKenzie stabbed on their neck, arms and face while they were trying to arrest him in his home.

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  10. Abuse inquiry hears alleged victims made complaints while still in careRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Hampshire Chronicle

    More than a quarter of people who alleged they were abused at a children's home said they had told staff about the attacks while they were still in care, an inquiry has been told. The Scottish Child Abuse Inquiry heard 164 people complained to police about suffering abuse at Quarrier's Village in Renfrewshire, from the 1930s onwards.

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  11. Estonia win World Wheelchair-B Curling Championship 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | World Curling Federation

    As host city Tallinn, in Estonia, prepares to present the Le Gruyre European Curling Championships for the first time tomorrow the Estonian wheelchair curling team were hard at work themselves in Lohja, Finland. The Estonian foursome of skip Viljar Villiste, vice-skip Andrei Koitmae, second Ain Villau and lead Signe Falkenberg captured the World Wheelchair-B Curling Championship 2018 title after winning 7-3 against Slovakia in the final.

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  12. Waterside residents protest as East Dunbartonshire councillors...Read the original story

    9 hrs ago | Kirkintilloch Today

    Waterside residents staged protests outside East Dunbartonshire Council's headquarters on the evening members finalised a decision to build a special needs school in the village. During a meeting of the full council on Thursday, November 15, members confirmed their decision to build a new special school in the village, as a replacement for Campsie View and Merkland Schools which are earmarked for closure.

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  13. Peterhead market auction raises cash for Poppy ScotlandRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Buchan Observer

    The Peterhead Branch of the Royal British Legion Scotland would like to thank the Atlantic Challenge P.D 197 for the box of monk fish they gave to be auctioned for Poppy Scotland. It was kindly bought by a group of six buyers who each decided to donate A 300.

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  14. Resilience funding for Peterhead churchRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Buchan Observer

    The SSEN Resilient Communities Fund is awarding a share of 6,687 to four groups in Aberdeenshire for projects helping protect the welfare of those most vulnerable, enhancing community facilities or improving communication during an emergency weather event. The Apex Church in Peterhead received A 2,437 to provide an evacuation plan and associated equipment for Wyndwell Residential Care Home.

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  15. Casting Announced For 2018 Uk Tour of Santa's New SleighRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    Christmas is fast approaching and Santa's Sleigh is nowhere to be found. Will lovable elves, Sprocket and Dibs be able to create a new sleigh in time or will Christmas have to be cancelled? With audience participation, sing-alongs and a present from Santa for every child, Santa's New Sleigh is the perfect festive treat.

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  16. Look inside: Glasgow City Centre's newest Italian restaurant opens its doorsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Evening Times

    The new venture is Mario Arcari and his father's fifth restaurant in Glasgow , coming after the La Vita Pizzeria restaurants on George Square and in Bishopbriggs , Piccolino E Vino in Newton Mearns and Spuntini on Byres Road. Spuntini Gordon Street has been described by bosses as an elegant new restaurant "oozing with old school charm" and hospitality.

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  17. New group launches in Kirkcaldy to help tackle lonelinessRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Fife Now

    A national charity that tackles loneliness and isolation among older people has launched a group to serve Kirkcaldy and the surrounding areas. Angela Johnston, who is a volunteer with Contact the Elderly, has just hosted the group's first free monthly tea party in Windygates at the start of this month with her husband, Ross.

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  18. Scam warning: Men selling dodgy TVs in Glasgow's East EndRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Evening Times

    Residents in the East End of Glasgow are being warned not to buy televisions 'randomly offered for sale' after a series of cons. The people responsible have been approaching people in car parks, shopping centres and petrol stations in the Dalmarnock, Mount Vernon and London Road areas by men, described as white with Irish/Scottish accents.

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  19. Hundreds of bikers to join procession from Knightswood in memory of Allan NicholsonRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Evening Times

    Hundreds of motorcyclists are expected to take part in a procession from Knightswood to Clydebank in tribute to a young biker killed by an alleged drink-driver. Allan Nicholson, 24, was thrown from his red Suzuki motorbike following the collision with a white Ford Mondeo on the A725 East Kilbride Expressway on Saturday morning.

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  20. thinkWhere Online App Helps Energy Regulator Ofgem Tackle Fuel Poverty 2018-11-16T14:09:00ZRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Directions Magazine

    An online mapping app, commissioned by the UK's energy market regulator Ofgem and created by Scottish technology company thinkWhere, is helping householders across Britain cut their energy usage with home improvement measures through the government's Energy Company Obligation scheme . With searches by postcode or more advanced map look-ups, the tool is hosted by thinkWhere and is made publicly available for use by energy companies, installers as well as consumers.

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