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heraldscotland
Warnings of industrial unrest, poverty wages and rising health issues as councils cuts prepare to biteOne major union said the upshot will see many low-paid workers "pushed from sta
Warnings of industrial unrest, poverty wages and rising health issues as councils cuts prepare to bite
heraldscotland / Posted 8 hours ago
One major union said the upshot will see many low-paid workers "pushed from stable home environments to foodbanks", adding that neighbourhoods in urban areas would witness a notable deterioration in quality of life as authorities make cutbacks to... Read more
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heraldscotland
Cardiologist: It is "extremely unlikely" man fainted moments before Range Rover struck two pensionersA cardiologist has told a court that he thinks it is "extremely unlikely" that
Cardiologist: It is "extremely unlikely" man fainted moments before Range Rover struck two pensioners
heraldscotland / Posted 14 hours ago
A cardiologist has told a court that he thinks it is "extremely unlikely" that a motorist fainted moments before his Range Rover struck two pensioners at a pedestrian crossing. Dr Andrew Flapan, 58, told the High Court in Edinburgh that he did not... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Cardiologist tells court it is "extremely unlikely" a man fainted moments before fatal crashA cardiologist thinks it is "extremely unlikely" that a man fainted moments bef
Cardiologist tells court it is "extremely unlikely" a man fainted moments before fatal crash
EveningTimes Online / Posted 16 hours ago
A cardiologist thinks it is "extremely unlikely" that a man fainted moments before his Range Rover struck two pensioners at a pedestrian crossing. Dr Andrew Flapan,58, told the High Court in Edinburgh that he didn't think Vincent Friel, 44,... Read more
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heraldscotland
Sun's glare blamed for spate crashesThe first incident on Tuesday involved six cars and happened at about 8.30am on
Sun's glare blamed for spate crashes
heraldscotland / Posted yesterday
The first incident on Tuesday involved six cars and happened at about 8.30am on the southbound carriageway between Allangrange junction and the Munlochy junction. Emergency services were called and the road was cleared less than two hours... Read more
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Scotsman
Row grows over ‘delayed’ support scheme payments Richard Lochhead said officials were working relentlessly to process payments.
Row grows over ‘delayed’ support scheme payments
Scotsman / Posted 2 days ago
Richard Lochhead said officials were working relentlessly to process payments. Picture: John Devlin The delay in paying out farm support cash continued to dominate the farming scene in Scotland... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Tragic dad-of-two killed in motorbike smash on 30th birthdayA TRAGIC dad was killed in a horror road smash on his 30th birthday, the Evenin
Tragic dad-of-two killed in motorbike smash on 30th birthday
EveningTimes Online / Posted 3 days ago
A TRAGIC dad was killed in a horror road smash on his 30th birthday, the Evening Times can reveal. Paul Newall, from Larkhall, was riding his Kawasaki motorbike on the M74 in South Lanarkshire when he was involved in a collision with a car. His... Read more
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Scotsman
John Swinney: No more Mr Nice Guy? At last years autumn conference Swinney receives warm applause from Nicola Stu
John Swinney: No more Mr Nice Guy?
Scotsman / Posted 3 days ago
At last years autumn conference Swinney receives warm applause from Nicola Sturgeon, who relies heavily on her Deputy First Minister. Picture: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty JOHN Swinney is not a man with a lot of enemies.... Read more
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Scotsman
Setback for Scottish Labour bid to find fresh blood for Holyrood election Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale. Picture: Julie Bull Kezia Dugdale’s bid
Setback for Scottish Labour bid to find fresh blood for Holyrood election
Scotsman / Posted 5 days ago
Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale. Picture: Julie Bull Kezia Dugdale’s bid to inject fresh blood into Scottish Labour has suffered a major setback with just four new faces... Read more
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heraldscotland
Call for more children to learn the bagpipes as less than a quarter of schools offer classesBagpipe tuition across Scotland remains inconsistent – just 21 per cent of prim
Call for more children to learn the bagpipes as less than a quarter of schools offer classes
heraldscotland / Posted 5 days ago
Bagpipe tuition across Scotland remains inconsistent – just 21 per cent of primary schools and 24 per cent of secondary schools offer lessons. Some pupils find they can learn the instrument in primary school but when they get to secondary school... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Glasgow scraps free parking for electric cars - as hybrid owners accused of 'abusing' charging baysELECTRIC car owners will no longer be allowed to park for free in council charg
Glasgow scraps free parking for electric cars - as hybrid owners accused of 'abusing' charging bays
EveningTimes Online / Posted 7 days ago
ELECTRIC car owners will no longer be allowed to park for free in council charging bays after Glasgow transport chiefs said some drivers were hogging the spaces. The city currently has 65 electric vehicle charging points with another 14 in the... Read more
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heraldscotland
Glasgow scraps free parking for electric cars - as hybrid owners accused of 'abusing' charging baysElectricity at the charging points will continue to be supplied free-of-charge
Glasgow scraps free parking for electric cars - as hybrid owners accused of 'abusing' charging bays
heraldscotland / Posted 7 days ago
Electricity at the charging points will continue to be supplied free-of-charge and the shake-up will only apply to on-street parking bays, not those located in off-street or multi-storeys car parks operated by council subsidiary, City Parking.... Read more
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Shropshire Star
25,000 jobs could be axed due to council spending cuts, warns GMB « Shropshire StarLocal authorities in many areas are proposing job losses, ranging from tens to
25,000 jobs could be axed due to council spending cuts, warns GMB « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 9 days ago
Local authorities in many areas are proposing job losses, ranging from tens to thousands. The GMB union, which compiled the data, said it was now involved in daily meetings with councils in a bid to scale back the cuts and loss of... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
25,000 jobs could be axed due to council spending cuts, warns GMBMore than 25,000 jobs are under threat because of cuts to council spending acro
25,000 jobs could be axed due to council spending cuts, warns GMB
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 9 days ago
More than 25,000 jobs are under threat because of cuts to council spending across the country, new research has revealed. Local authorities in many areas are proposing job losses, ranging from tens to thousands. The GMB union, which compiled the... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
25,000 jobs could be axed due to council spending cuts, warns GMBMore than 25,000 jobs are under threat because of cuts to council spending acro
25,000 jobs could be axed due to council spending cuts, warns GMB
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 9 days ago
More than 25,000 jobs are under threat because of cuts to council spending across the country, new research has revealed. Local authorities in many areas are proposing job losses, ranging from tens to thousands. The GMB union, which compiled the... Read more
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Northern Echo
25,000 jobs could be axed due to council spending cuts, warns GMBNational officer Justin Bowden said: "Councils are now making cuts to services
25,000 jobs could be axed due to council spending cuts, warns GMB
Northern Echo / Posted 9 days ago
National officer Justin Bowden said: "Councils are now making cuts to services they offer the general public like bin collections every three weeks or ending cleaning gulleys, as well as severe cuts to services for the elderly and for... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
25,000 jobs could be axed due to council spending cuts, warns GMBMore than 25,000 jobs are under threat because of cuts to council spending acro
25,000 jobs could be axed due to council spending cuts, warns GMB
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
More than 25,000 jobs are under threat because of cuts to council spending across the country, new research has revealed. Local authorities in many areas are proposing job losses, ranging from tens to thousands. The GMB union, which compiled the... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
25,000 jobs could be axed due to council spending cuts, warns GMBMore than 25,000 jobs are under threat because of cuts to council spending acro
25,000 jobs could be axed due to council spending cuts, warns GMB
Kingston Guardian / Posted 9 days ago
More than 25,000 jobs are under threat because of cuts to council spending across the country, new research has revealed. Local authorities in many areas are proposing job losses, ranging from tens to thousands. The GMB union, which compiled the... Read more
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Oxford Mail
25,000 jobs could be axed due to council spending cuts, warns GMBMore than 25,000 jobs are under threat because of cuts to council spending acro
25,000 jobs could be axed due to council spending cuts, warns GMB
Oxford Mail / Posted 9 days ago
More than 25,000 jobs are under threat because of cuts to council spending across the country, new research has revealed. Local authorities in many areas are proposing job losses, ranging from tens to thousands. The GMB union, which compiled the... Read more
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Streatham Guardian
25,000 jobs could be axed due to council spending cuts, warns GMBMore than 25,000 jobs are under threat because of cuts to council spending acro
25,000 jobs could be axed due to council spending cuts, warns GMB
Streatham Guardian / Posted 9 days ago
More than 25,000 jobs are under threat because of cuts to council spending across the country, new research has revealed. Local authorities in many areas are proposing job losses, ranging from tens to thousands. The GMB union, which compiled the... Read more
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Bury Times
25,000 jobs could be axed due to council spending cuts, warns GMBMore than 25,000 jobs are under threat because of cuts to council spending acro
25,000 jobs could be axed due to council spending cuts, warns GMB
Bury Times / Posted 9 days ago
More than 25,000 jobs are under threat because of cuts to council spending across the country, new research has revealed. Local authorities in many areas are proposing job losses, ranging from tens to thousands. The GMB union, which compiled the... Read more
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Gazette
25,000 jobs could be axed due to council spending cuts, warns GMBMore than 25,000 jobs are under threat because of cuts to council spending acro
25,000 jobs could be axed due to council spending cuts, warns GMB
Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
More than 25,000 jobs are under threat because of cuts to council spending across the country, new research has revealed. Local authorities in many areas are proposing job losses, ranging from tens to thousands. The GMB union, which compiled the... Read more
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guardian-series
25,000 jobs could be axed due to council spending cuts, warns GMBMore than 25,000 jobs are under threat because of cuts to council spending acro
25,000 jobs could be axed due to council spending cuts, warns GMB
guardian-series / Posted 9 days ago
More than 25,000 jobs are under threat because of cuts to council spending across the country, new research has revealed. Local authorities in many areas are proposing job losses, ranging from tens to thousands. The GMB union, which compiled the... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
25,000 jobs could be axed due to council spending cuts, warns GMBMore than 25,000 jobs are under threat because of cuts to council spending acro
25,000 jobs could be axed due to council spending cuts, warns GMB
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 9 days ago
More than 25,000 jobs are under threat because of cuts to council spending across the country, new research has revealed. Local authorities in many areas are proposing job losses, ranging from tens to thousands. The GMB union, which compiled the... Read more
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Harrow Times
25,000 jobs could be axed due to council spending cuts, warns GMBMore than 25,000 jobs are under threat because of cuts to council spending acro
25,000 jobs could be axed due to council spending cuts, warns GMB
Harrow Times / Posted 9 days ago
More than 25,000 jobs are under threat because of cuts to council spending across the country, new research has revealed. Local authorities in many areas are proposing job losses, ranging from tens to thousands. The GMB union, which compiled the... Read more
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Gazette News
25,000 jobs could be axed due to council spending cuts, warns GMBMore than 25,000 jobs are under threat because of cuts to council spending acro
25,000 jobs could be axed due to council spending cuts, warns GMB
Gazette News / Posted 9 days ago
More than 25,000 jobs are under threat because of cuts to council spending across the country, new research has revealed. Local authorities in many areas are proposing job losses, ranging from tens to thousands. The GMB union, which compiled the... Read more
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This is West Country
25,000 jobs could be axed due to council spending cuts, warns GMBMore than 25,000 jobs are under threat because of cuts to council spending acro
25,000 jobs could be axed due to council spending cuts, warns GMB
This is West Country / Posted 9 days ago
More than 25,000 jobs are under threat because of cuts to council spending across the country, new research has revealed. Local authorities in many areas are proposing job losses, ranging from tens to thousands. The GMB union, which compiled the... Read more
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Express and Star
25,000 jobs could be axed due to council spending cuts, warns GMB « Express & StarLocal authorities in many areas are proposing job losses, ranging from tens to
25,000 jobs could be axed due to council spending cuts, warns GMB « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 9 days ago
Local authorities in many areas are proposing job losses, ranging from tens to thousands. The GMB union, which compiled the data, said it was now involved in daily meetings with councils in a bid to scale back the cuts and loss of... Read more
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Bolton News
25,000 jobs could be axed due to council spending cuts, warns GMBMore than 25,000 jobs are under threat because of cuts to council spending acro
25,000 jobs could be axed due to council spending cuts, warns GMB
Bolton News / Posted 9 days ago
More than 25,000 jobs are under threat because of cuts to council spending across the country, new research has revealed. Local authorities in many areas are proposing job losses, ranging from tens to thousands. The GMB union, which compiled the... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
25,000 jobs could be axed due to council spending cuts, warns GMB The GMB said it is involved in daily meetings with councils to try to scale b
25,000 jobs could be axed due to council spending cuts, warns GMB
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 9 days ago
The GMB said it is involved in daily meetings with councils to try to scale back service cuts and losses More than 25,000 jobs are under threat because of cuts to council spending... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
25,000 jobs could be axed due to council spending cuts, warns GMBMore than 25,000 jobs are under threat because of cuts to council spending acro
25,000 jobs could be axed due to council spending cuts, warns GMB
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 9 days ago
More than 25,000 jobs are under threat because of cuts to council spending across the country, new research has revealed. Local authorities in many areas are proposing job losses, ranging from tens to thousands. The GMB union, which compiled the... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
25,000 jobs could be axed due to council spending cuts, warns GMBMore than 25,000 jobs are under threat because of cuts to council spending acro
25,000 jobs could be axed due to council spending cuts, warns GMB
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 9 days ago
More than 25,000 jobs are under threat because of cuts to council spending across the country, new research has revealed. Local authorities in many areas are proposing job losses, ranging from tens to thousands. The GMB union, which compiled the... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
25,000 jobs could be axed due to council spending cuts, warns GMBMore than 25,000 jobs are under threat because of cuts to council spending acro
25,000 jobs could be axed due to council spending cuts, warns GMB
Croydon Guardian / Posted 9 days ago
More than 25,000 jobs are under threat because of cuts to council spending across the country, new research has revealed. Local authorities in many areas are proposing job losses, ranging from tens to thousands. The GMB union, which compiled the... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
25,000 jobs could be axed due to council spending cuts, warns GMBMore than 25,000 jobs are under threat because of cuts to council spending acro
25,000 jobs could be axed due to council spending cuts, warns GMB
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
More than 25,000 jobs are under threat because of cuts to council spending across the country, new research has revealed. Local authorities in many areas are proposing job losses, ranging from tens to thousands. The GMB union, which compiled the... Read more
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heraldscotland
Union: more than 8,000 jobs in Scotland are under threat because of council cutsOver 25,000 jobs are at risk across the UK. National officer Justin Bowden sai
Union: more than 8,000 jobs in Scotland are under threat because of council cuts
heraldscotland / Posted 9 days ago
Over 25,000 jobs are at risk across the UK. National officer Justin Bowden said: "Councils are now making cuts to services they offer the general public like bin collections every three weeks or ending cleaning gulleys, as well as severe cuts to... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Ballot closes in Labour race to be on party regional listTHE ballot for Labour members to rank their party’s regional list candidates cl
Ballot closes in Labour race to be on party regional list
EveningTimes Online / Posted 10 days ago
THE ballot for Labour members to rank their party’s regional list candidates closes today. Fourteen potential candidates are on the Glasgow region shortlist, including six current MSPs, two former MSPs and one ex MP. With opinion polls suggesting... Read more
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Scotsman
Councils say SNP cuts ‘would devastate our children’ Council have been threatened by finance secretary John Swinney. Picture: Andre
Councils say SNP cuts ‘would devastate our children’
Scotsman / Posted 10 days ago
Council have been threatened by finance secretary John Swinney. Picture: Andrew Cowan The leaders of Scotland’s Labour-led councils have warned John Swinney’s budget cuts could “pull the rug out... Read more
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heraldscotland
Lanarkshire office equipment entrepreneur finds opportunities in age of the 'paperless office'What is your business called? Document Data Group. Where is it based? East K
Lanarkshire office equipment entrepreneur finds opportunities in age of the 'paperless office'
heraldscotland / Posted 10 days ago
What is your business called? Document Data Group. Where is it based? East Kilbride. What does it produce, what services does it offer? We are an office equipment hardware and software retailer. Selling copiers and printers is our core business... Read more
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Daily Record
Councils reject Scottish Government’s funding offerThe Scottish Local ­Government Partnership (SLGP), who ­represent Aberdeen, Gla
Councils reject Scottish Government’s funding offer
Daily Record / Posted 12 days ago
The Scottish Local ­Government Partnership (SLGP), who ­represent Aberdeen, Glasgow, Renfrewshire and South ­Lanarkshire councils, said local authorities were being “held to ransom”. They confirmed they are seeking legal advice. Swinney and council... Read more
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Scotsman
Scots councils reject John Swinney’s council funding package Four council chiefs believe John Swinney's actions may be illegal. Picture: Gr
Scots councils reject John Swinney’s council funding package
Scotsman / Posted 12 days ago
Four council chiefs believe John Swinney's actions may be illegal. Picture: Greg Macvean SCOTLAND’S councils yesterday rejected John Swinney’s attempts to strong arm them into accepting... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Cosla rejects 'totally unacceptable' funding offerLocal government body Cosla has rejected the Scottish Government's funding offe
Cosla rejects 'totally unacceptable' funding offer
EveningTimes Online / Posted 12 days ago
Local government body Cosla has rejected the Scottish Government's funding offer for this year's budget, describing it as "totally unacceptable". The organisation said the package put forward by Finance Secretary John Swinney in the 2016/17 draft... Read more
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Scotsman
‘Dictator’ John Swinney slammed over council tax sanctions Glasgow City Council bosses say John Swinney's sanctions are 'the most punitiv
‘Dictator’ John Swinney slammed over council tax sanctions
Scotsman / Posted 13 days ago
Glasgow City Council bosses say John Swinney's sanctions are 'the most punitive in local government history.' Picture: Neil Hanna The leader of Scotland’s largest council has accused Finance... Read more
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heraldscotland
Foreign students shunning Scottish universities as Tory visa overhaul make UK 'unwelcoming'It comes as Alan McKay, Director of the International Office at the University
Foreign students shunning Scottish universities as Tory visa overhaul make UK 'unwelcoming'
heraldscotland / Posted 13 days ago
It comes as Alan McKay, Director of the International Office at the University of Edinburgh, warned that Scottish universities and the country's economy are missing out on a worldwide boom in education caused by a burgeoning middle class in the... Read more
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Daily Record
Search for Cambuslang man who fell into the Clyde continues Search for Cambuslang man who fell into the Clyde continuesPolice are continuing to search the River Clyde for Cambuslang man John Flynn.
Search for Cambuslang man who fell into the Clyde continues Search for Cambuslang man who fell into the Clyde continues
Daily Record / Posted 15 days ago
Police are continuing to search the River Clyde for Cambuslang man John Flynn. John is believed to have fallen into the river shortly before midnight on Sunday, January 24. Police Scotland say they have launched their marine unit and worked with... Read more
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heraldscotland
UK's student visa rules mean 'brain drain' for Scotland, top university warnsMeanwhile, South Lanarkshire College also attacked the policy as its cohort of
UK's student visa rules mean 'brain drain' for Scotland, top university warns
heraldscotland / Posted 15 days ago
Meanwhile, South Lanarkshire College also attacked the policy as its cohort of international students had dropped from 150 to just one after the scheme, introduced north of the Border a decade ago and then extended UK-wide, was scrapped in... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Schools across Scotland to be rebuilt revealed by Nicola SturgeonTHE latest phase in a school rebuilding programme will benefit education and em
Schools across Scotland to be rebuilt revealed by Nicola Sturgeon
EveningTimes Online / Posted 16 days ago
THE latest phase in a school rebuilding programme will benefit education and employment the First Minister has said. Nicola Sturgeon announced 19 schools to be rebuilt across the country with £230m released to councils, part of a £1.8bn Schools for... Read more
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Scotsman
Nicola Sturgeon announces £230m school building project First Minister Nicola Sturgeon . Picture: PA NICOLA Sturgeon has unveiled a £
Nicola Sturgeon announces £230m school building project
Scotsman / Posted 16 days ago
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon . Picture: PA NICOLA Sturgeon has unveiled a £230 million funding boost to help build or refurbish 19 schools across Scotland by the end of the decade. The First... Read more
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Scotsman
High-speed train allowed across ‘damaged’ Lamington viaduct A high-speed Virgin Trains Pendolino near Abington. Picture: Robert Perry A T
High-speed train allowed across ‘damaged’ Lamington viaduct
Scotsman / Posted 16 days ago
A high-speed Virgin Trains Pendolino near Abington. Picture: Robert Perry A TRAIN travelling at high speed was allowed to cross a viaduct after the crossing was damaged by serious storm... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Probe after trains pass over storm-damaged viaductA probe is to be carried out after trains passed over a viaduct following storm
Probe after trains pass over storm-damaged viaduct
EveningTimes Online / Posted 16 days ago
A probe is to be carried out after trains passed over a viaduct following storm damage, rail investigators have confirmed. The Lamington Viaduct in South Lanarkshire, a section of the West Coast Main Line between Glasgow and London, is expected to... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
SNP celebrate '26th by-election victory since May' after winning Hamilton seatThe SNP is celebrating its 26th by-election victory since May after winning a s
SNP celebrate '26th by-election victory since May' after winning Hamilton seat
EveningTimes Online / Posted 19 days ago
The SNP is celebrating its 26th by-election victory since May after winning a seat in Hamilton. Stephanie Callaghan was elected as a councillor in the Hamilton North and East by-election last night. Stephanie Callaghan (SNP) has been elected to... Read more
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heraldscotland
SNP celebrate '26th by-election win since May' as party secure Hamilton seatThe SNP is celebrating its 26th by-election victory since May after winning a s
SNP celebrate '26th by-election win since May' as party secure Hamilton seat
heraldscotland / Posted 19 days ago
The SNP is celebrating its 26th by-election victory since May after winning a seat in Hamilton. Stephanie Callaghan was elected as a councillor in the Hamilton North and East by-election last night. Stephanie Callaghan (SNP) has been elected to... Read more
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