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It will be bigger and better at Biggar Little Festival

The historic market town of Biggar is gearing up for its annual family-friendly Biggar Little Festival which this year promises a packed programme of entertainment.

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Bear Grylls

The Island with Bear Grylls looking for Scottish contestants

The producers of a TV survival show are looking for Scottish adventurers to test their skills in the wilderness.

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Team Haven's mascot Hamish at Forth Sports Centre where the team got on the treadmill last week.

Join Team Haven in the Edinburgh Kiltwalk

Fancy the Kiltwalk? The Haven, the centre in Forth supporting those with life-limiting illnesses and their families, needs 50 people for Team Haven at the Kiltwalk in Edinburgh on September 17.

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Not long now to spend your old �1 coins

The date when shops can start refusing your old £1 coins

The deadline for spending your old £1 coins is fast approaching with shops soon able to refuse to accept them.

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Bernadette Murphy, with some of the sorted goods ready to go out to families in despair.

Baby Bank Scotland needs volunteers at its Carluke base

When her own little grand daughter was born, Bernadette Murphy became aware of other families living in grinding poverty - and decided to do something about it.

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The Fisher Price carrier

Infant carriers recalled over fire safety fears

Argos has recalled two separate infant carriers following fears that the products could present a fire risk.

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Did you know flying a kite could get you into trouble with the law?

The top 40 ‘small laws’ Brits break every year

The average Brit commits 32 different ‘crimes’ every year - including not paying for supermarket carrier bags, parking on the payment and pocketing incorrect change.

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New app that ‘helps Buckfast fans locate their nearest supplier’

New app that ‘helps Buckfast fans locate their nearest supplier’

A website dedicated to the popular tonic wine brand has just announced the launch of a new app that will help Buckfast fans find their nearest supplier.

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Sanjeev Kohli (right) meets with Glasgow 2018 volunteers at Clydesdale Rowing Club - (L-R): Ewan Pringle, James Morrison, Cara Pringle, Vincent Jozajtis.

Call to boost Glasgow 2018 European Championships

‘Still Game’ star Sanjeev Kohli is appealing for volunteers to apply to become a Glasgow 2018 European Championships volunteer before applications close at midnight on July 31.

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Research has revealed that Scottish workers are finding fatigue at work to be an increasing problem.

Fatigue identified as growing workplace problem

More than half of Scottish workers claim tiredness negatively impacts on their productivity at work, new research has revealed.

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The old Lanimer cups being offered as prizes.

Sign up now for Lanark Trail Festival

Two historic Lanimer cups have been revived for the Lanark Trail Festival taking place next month.
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The Ladies of the Over 60's Club at the Thornton Road Community Centre with the new recycling bins.

Gatecrashers brought gifts to Kirkmuirhill over-60s party!

Gatecrashers at parties are almost never a welcome sight, but there was an exception to that rule during a celebration in Kirkmuirhill.

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Playing for their supper in New Lanark concert

Playing for their supper in New Lanark concert

These young musicians will be playing for their supper - literally - at The Institute, New Lanark on Tuesday August 1 at 7.45pm.

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Arthur Ramage

Was Arthur Ramage Carluke’s greatest hero?

When folk describe Carluke as the “bravest town in Britain”, it is usually based on the evidence of the three VCs awarded to local men.

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Garth is painting the Tour de France.

Watch the Tour de France – and an artist as he paints it

In celebration of the Tour de France, Crossford artist Garth Bayley is opening his art studio at 8 Holmwood Park to the public this Saturday and Sunday.

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The Tamagotchi - Japanese for 'cute little egg' - was hugely popular in the Nineties. PIcture: TSPL

20 of the biggest Scottish school playground crazes

Pogs, slap bracelets and of course, Tamagotchis. We’ve looked out 20 of the most popular playground fads from the last 50-60 years.

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LEGO has increased in value and is among the hottest toy investments.

A LEGO fortune for Scots

Homes across Scotland could be unwittingly holding more than £5 million worth of LEGO – with the iconic toy seeing an average year-on-year increase of 12 per cent value since the millennium.

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A new poll has found that over half of Brits would like to write a book or have already done so.

Study shows over half of Brits would like to write a book

A new poll has found that over half of Brits would like to write a book or have already done so.

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A new survey has revealed that 69% of motorists dont know the correct legal tyre tread depth limit of 1.6mm*, which could leave themselves, their passengers and other road users at risk if they cause an accident

Do you know the minimum legal UK tyre tread depth?

A new survey has revealed that 69 per cent of motorists don’t know the correct legal tyre tread depth limit of 1.6mm*.

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David Duffy shows off the design of the Clydesdale Bank's new �10 note.

Clydesdale Bank launches new note

Clydesdale Bank will launch its second polymer bank note later this year and will for the first time include a feature to help blind and partially sighted people identify it.

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