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£141,000 grant for Douglas St Bride’s to buy shop property

Douglas St Bride’s Community Group has been awarded a grant of £141,000 to buy property in Main Street where it currently has a charity shop.

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“What am I thinking right now?” - and 19 more of the hardest interview questions

“What am I thinking right now?” - and 19 more of the hardest interview questions

Mind reading, psychology and social justice - just three subjects you might not expect to crop up in an interview for a job in accountancy or computing.

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Culture Secretary Fiona Hyslop.

New BBC Scotland channel a “shift in the right direction”

Scotland’s new BBC television channel is a welcome step in the right direction, but must be properly resourced, Culture Secretary Fiona Hyslop has said today.

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B&Q safety warning over light fittings

B&Q safety warning over light fittings

B&Q has issued a safety warning following concerns being raised over a range of light fittings.

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Leadhills and Wanlockhead Railway Station

National award for Leadhills railway’s commuter service

Leadhills and Wanlockhead Railway has won a national Heritage Railway Association award for its initiative providing public transport when the road between Leadhills and Wanlockhead closed last summer.

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One of the young stars of the Robert Owen Scottish show  (Pic by Sarah Peters)

Scottish talent on show at Lanark's Robert Owen Primary

Robert Owen Primary School in Lanark wowed friends and family at their Scottish celebration on  Friday.February 10.

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Five generations...Allan Wight snrs grandson Ben is the fifth generation to farm at Midlock, Crawford.

Clydesdale’s starring role in 300 Farmers of Scotland

With 16,000 farmers the length and breadth of Scotland, there’s a rich seam of talent in our country.

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Molly Cosgrove receives her Valentine delivery

Bringing romance to rural Clydesdale

Romantic souls living in rural Clydesdale

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Experts had warned of a 9 per cent rise in the cost of Prosecco.

Prosecco prayers answered with launch of new wine ‘Progrigio’

Prosecco lovers have no reason to panic over a predicted price hike.

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Helping hand...this taxi driver knows how to treat those with sight loss, and their guide dogs. Sadly, others dont.

Stop treating us like second class citizens...

Imagine you were turned away from a shop, restaurant or pub or ordered a taxi to take you home only to be told by the driver that you weren’t welcome.

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Could the nokia 3310 be making a comeback?

The Nokia 3310 is being relaunched - so here are 6 more classic phones we want back

Everyone’s favourite noughties mobile phone, the Nokia 3310, is expected to make a comeback this year with manufacturer, HMD set to launch the Nokia 3320.

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Video: Distillery cat was just ‘feline’ like a holiday!

The well-loved cat of one of Scotland’s most popular distilleries had everyone worried when he failed to turn up for work recently.

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Rugby players help search for South Lanarkshire winning Lottery player.

Just days left for Lanarkshire's missing Lotto millionaire

Players from Cambuslang Rugby Club are urging National Lottery players in South Lanarkshire to double-check their tickets in the search for a missing Lotto Millionaire Raffle winner.

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The Humanist Society Scotland can now authorise its own celebrants.

Holyrood makes it easier for Humanists to appoint celebrants

A new provision approved by The Scottish Parliament today (Tuesday) will see Humanist Society Scotland officially recognised as the first non-religious organisation to be ‘prescribed’ under the 1977 Marriage Act.

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The offer is only valid today!

How to get your FREE Subway sandwich this Valentine’s Day...

It’s the day of love, and one fast food chain is marking it with a very special giveaway.

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Looking for love, Dandy the snake (Pic by Scottish SPCA)

Dandy the lonely snake seeks love on Valentine's Day!

This Valentine's Day the Scottish SPCA is seeking a new home for Dandy the snake who is looking for someone to love.

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Veteran Dennis Bolter during a previous trip to Normandy.

Chance for veterans to pay their respects

A national armed forces charity is looking for all surviving D-Day veterans to take part in a series of special trips funded by HM Treasury.

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Pic by: Rahim Packir Saibo/Flickr

Quiz: How much do you know about Valentine’s Day?

Valentine’s Day is just a day away, but how much do you know about the heart-shaped holiday?

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5 ways for new mums to get fit in Scotland

5 ways for new mums to get fit in Scotland

As a new parent, exercise is often the furthest thing from your mind - but in order to match the energy levels of your little ones, finding time for fitness is key.

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Jane Pillans with husband Stephen and daughter Alana (Pic by John Prior)

Jane Pillans chosen to crown Lanark Lanimer Queen

Jane Pillans thought she was in for an easier Lanimer day than usual this year, thanks to none of the court maids having booked into Fringes at dawn to have their hair done.

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