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A View From the Pavilion 3

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Some of those who coordinated and carried out the project. From left to right: Robert Currie, Malcolm Johnson, Ray Beverley, Bill Stein, Donald Kinnear and Billy Shields. Not pictured is Don Williams of the Bute Conservation Trust.

West Island Way gets a makeover with new signs and boardwalk

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Have the recent referendums on Scottish independence and Britain's exit from the EU brought identity politics back to the fore?

Island View: Questions of identity

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First ever ‘Hedgehog Housing Census’ launched

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Daniel becomes world champion piper

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8.6 million speeding points on driving licences

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Scotland’s ‘Forever Home’ revealed

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NFUS launches share farming project to address succession worries and new entrant barriers

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Thousands of Scottish cats at risk of potentially fatal diseases

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VIDEO: On your marks to join Britain's top athletes in #teamparkrun events on August 19

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Bute Golf Club seniors champion Sandy Long (left) is presented with the seniors cup by past-captain Cammy 
Middleton

Bute veteran Sandy eases his way to his second club trophy

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Triples winners of the  David Walton Memorial trophy

Rothesay 
stages its
triples event

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Guy Learmonth takes step back to move forward

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Great day out at Port Bannatyne

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Craig is singles champion

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Rothesay’s senior golfers retain the MacMillan Qauich again

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From left: Freya Brown, Anna Wardrop and Adam Khairi are encouraging other youngsters to sign up for the Great Scottish Run.

Young ones step out for Great Scottish Run

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Melvin Benn launching his ReBalance plans with Lande Hekt from punk rock band Muncie Girls, PRS Foundation chief executive Vanessa Reed and Lucy Wood, also from Festival Republic.

VIDEO: Festival boss launches ReBalance scheme to get more girls into music industry

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Tom Devine has nominated the door of Iona Abbey through which he led his daughter on her wedding day. Pic: Robert Perry/TSPL.

Nominate your favourite Scottish door!

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The kids are back at school.

Five things about sending the kids back to school

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There will be a solar eclipse on Monday: what are your chances of seeing it?

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Putting off car maintenance when it is required could invalidate your car insurance.

10 ways you could be invalidating your car insurance

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