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Pay cap on Scotland’s health workers must end

Scotland’s health workers are calling on the NHS Pay Review Body (PRB) to ‘scrap the cap’ imposed on NHS staff.

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Thomson Court day centre will be part of the upcoming IJB plan

New Thomson Court plan will be finished by the end of June

Argyll and Bute Integration Joint Board (IJB) has agreed that a new model of day care provision for the island will be developed that retains the service provided at the Thomson Court day centre.

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Iain Mckellar, of Just Seaweed.

UK’s first dedicated seaweed shop comes to Rothesay

Iain Mckellar of Bute has been selling seaweed over the internet for 10 years, and now he has opened a shop on Rothesay’s front.

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We Love Manchester Emergency Fund launched

We Love Manchester Emergency Fund launched

Manchester City Council in partnership with the British Red Cross have launched an appeal for people affected by the devastating attack in Manchester.

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The Ideal Home Show Scotland returns for its 70th year

Ideal Home Show Scotland celebrates 70th birthday

The Ideal Home Show Scotland celebrates its 70th year in Scotland when it returns to Glasgow this weekend.

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Amazon launches 40 new channels

Amazon launches 40 new channels

More than 40 subscription TV channels including Discovery and ITV Hub+ are now available to watch for Amazon Prime members as part of the new Channels service.

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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said Scotland must not allow terrorism to triumph. Pic: Lisa Ferguson.

Scotland must not allow terrorism to triumph

The people of Scotland must not allow terrorism to triumph and should go about their business as usual, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said.

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Chelsea FC (Pic: Shinya Suzuki)

Why football’s soul died at 3.26 on Sunday

At 3.26 p.m. on Sunday, the very last remnants of football’s heart and soul were trampled into the turf.

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Have you got a ‘fugly’ pet? It could be a TV star!

Have you got a ‘fugly’ pet? It could be a TV star!

Do you have a pet that’s, well, not the prettiest?

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Revealed - Britain’s favourite flower

Revealed - Britain’s favourite flower

The humble garden rose has been revealed as Britain’s favourite flower.

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Scots companies dominate tour awards

Scots companies dominate tour awards

Scottish companies have dominated a prestigious tourism awards ceremony, with 31 businesses scooping gongs in Glasgow.

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Cold callers top poll of 100 things that drive Brits mad

Cold callers top poll of 100 things that drive Brits mad

Cold callers, stepping in dog poo, queue-jumpers, kids screaming in public and people walking slowing in front of you are the top five things that make Brits say ‘get me outta here’, according to a new study by GalaSpins.com.

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UK consumers most likely to shop online on Mondays

UK consumers most likely to shop online on Mondays

As Retail Therapy Week begins today (May 22-28) to celebrate the positive impact shopping can have on people, new research reveals that Monday is the most popular day for UK consumers to indulge in some retail relaxation.

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‘Keep the fracking ban’ says UNISON

‘Keep the fracking ban’ says UNISON

UNISON Scotland is calling on the Scottish Government not to lift the current moratorium on fracking.

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Manran.

Magic of Manran coming to Butefest

It’s been six years since Scottish band Mànran shot to fame and they’ve been globetrotting ever since.

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Manran.

Mànran taking Scottish music around the world

It’s been six years since Scottish band Mànran shot to fame in 2011.

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Young people involved in the launch were from LGBT Youth Scotland, Boys Brigade Scotland, Scottish Borders Youth Services, Young Scot and Scottish Youth Parliament  they are photographed with Jim Sweeney MBE, CEO YouthLink Scotland. Picture: Alan Rennie

Call for Westminster candidates to end age discrimination

Scotland’s national agency for youth work, YouthLink Scotland have launched their Westminster Manifesto with a call to candidates to stand up for young people and their local youth work services.

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ScotRail Alliance announce extra trains for Edinburgh Marathon

ScotRail Alliance announce extra trains for Edinburgh Marathon

The ScotRail Alliance today confirmed that extra services will be provided for Edinburgh spectators and runners on Sunday, May 28.

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9 sacred sites of Stone Age Scotland

9 sacred sites of Stone Age Scotland

Scotland has a rich selection of Neolithic sites which give some insight into human existence in what is now Scotland between 4000BC and 2300BC.

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