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Business
Employers are being encouraged to hire apprentices to support the local economy.

Employers in Argyll and Bute urged to hire apprentices

Business
Local Government minister Kevin Stewart.

New law to aid community buyouts

Politics
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Almost half of Scotland’s dogs gained too much weight over Xmas

News

Public urged to vote for Scotland’s beavers

News

Forth comes first in UK-wide public vote

News

Police Scotland launches BME recruitment project

News
Cancer Research UK Unity Bands.

Scots urged to unite for World Cancer Day

Health 2
Cervical screening is at a 10-year low while the number of deaths from cervical cancer has increased by 24 per cent.

Concern as cancer screening hits 10-year low

Health
BYFC travelled to Pollok Park at the weekend for a fixture against Stamperland 2001.

Football: BYFC travel to Pollok Park

Football
Bute curlers competed against a rink from Greenock Ladies on Wednesday, January 18.

Curling: Bute take on Greenock Ladies

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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

Football
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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Golf: Second winter league victory for Leighton

Sport

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

More Sport 2

Golf: Winter season resumes at Rothesay

Sport

An unforgettable evening with the Bardic Trio

Music
Bute Community Swing Band in action in 2016 at the Isle of Bute Jazz Festival.

Bute Swing Band ready to hit Rothesay stage

Whats on
The shortlist features 14 remarkable women from different fields in Scottish society.

Search is on for gallery’s first Scottish heroine

Arts

Revealed: The bad spending habits leaving Scots skint

Lifestyle

10 most complained-about adverts in 2016

Lifestyle