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MSP welcomes education investment

A total of �3,100 was distributed between three island groups on Bute this week from local thrift shop, 'For Bute'.

Donations for thrift shop, ‘For Bute’

Baby Charlie with mum Emma, big sister Kitti, and dad Stuart, at their home in Ardbeg.

‘Charlie’s our wee fighter’


Christmas costs expected to reach until spring


Clydesdale Bank to close Rothesay branch

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MP’s praise for island community


First Minister to address National Farmers’ Union AGM

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Netflix users have been contacted recently by email scammers.

Warning over Netflix scam

Left to right: Ann Marie Knowles, Executive Director of Community Services, Neil McKnight, Head Teacher at Tarbert Academy; Councillor Rory Colville, Policy Lead for Education and Lifelong Learning; and Anne Paterson, Head of Education.

Council launches education and vision strategy

Rothesay Brandane AFC in action against Weir Recreation AFC on Saturday, January 14, in Rothesay. (Photo by Dave Swan).

Good start for Bute boys in home fixture

Champion and record holder, Ross Murdoch, took Strathmore 'Do More' winners for a training session in Glasgow today to encourage more people to 'Do More' and get active. Pictured in the back row, second from the left, is Rothesay swimmer Robyn Horsburgh.

Rothesay swimmer in training event with Olympian

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Leighton Thomas secured his second Winter League victory of the current campaign at Bute Golf Club on Saturday.

Golf: Second winter league victory for Leighton


Glasgow’s Euro mission can pave way for Scotland to progress

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Golf: Winter season resumes at Rothesay


Mac’s Bar returns to Isle of Bute Pool League

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Danes kick-off 2017 with home fixture this weekend

Sharron Griffiths, Jamie MacDougall, and Matthew McAllister will perform in Rothesay's Trinity Church tonight (January 20).

What’s on: Bardic Trio on Bute tonight

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Lydia Nellis, Robyn Horsburgh and Daniel McDermott will be performing in the Glasgow Tattoo which runs from January 19-21.

Bute performers in first-ever Glasgow Tattoo

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Hit '90s TV show Crystal Maze, famously hosted by Richard O'Brien, is coming back

Start the fans please! Crystal Maze set to return to our screens


10 most complained-about adverts in 2016

The hack is sophisticated, and has fooled even the tech-savvy users of Gmail

Gmail hack: Even tech-savvy users fooled by sophisticated phishing technique

Sir Tom Hunter is pictured with (from left) Kiltwalkers Stuart Sharp, Kerry Murdoch and Chris Quinn.

Boost for Kiltwalk’s fund-raising drive