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Celtic’s Moussa Dembele fast becoming £50m man – Cristian Gamboa

There was practically a scoff from Cristian Gamboa when, post-match on Saturday, he was asked if Moussa Dembele could cut it at a top-six club in the English Premier League.

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Looks an ideal place to have a break from lthe stress of everyday life - but are you at risk of a tourism scam?

Tourist scams are costing holidaymakers hundreds

New research has revealed the most widely known tourist scams and the shocking monetary value of ‘holiday mishaps’

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Curtis channels Ol’ Blue Eyes

Curtis channels Ol’ Blue Eyes

The timeless cool of Frank Sinatra met the robust swing of the Count Basie Orchestra on the classic album, ‘Sinatra at the Sands’ and it has remained a beloved classic ever since, the perfect marriage of old-school pop and big band jazz.

Music
Statue of Peter Pan in Kirriemuir, the birthplace of author JM Barrie.

From page to place

From Rob Roy to Long John Silver, Peter Pan to Harry Potter, Scotland’s landscapes, history and passionate people have helped breathe life into some of the world’s best-loved literary heroes.

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Ailie Stewart

Pupil Ailie appeals for parliament votes

The deputy head girl of a Cowal school is asking for young people’s votes in the upcoming Scottish Youth Parliament election.

Politics
Just a quarter of Scottish workers get enough mental health support

Just a quarter of Scottish workers get enough mental health support

New research has found that only a quarter (24%) of Scottish workers feel their employer provides them with enough mental health support in the workplace.

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5 reasons Scotland and North East England share more than just a border

5 reasons Scotland and North East England share more than just a border

When the Conservatives won a majority in 2015’s general election, a petition which originated during the Scottish referendum campaign, gained a new lease of life.

Lifestyle
Finance Secretary Derek Mackay
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Extra drive on roads maintenance

Scotland’s trunk roads are set for a maintenance investment boost with a rise in funding for improvements across the network.

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Brits tell 20 fibs a week about their ‘healthy’ living habits!

Brits tell 20 fibs a week about their ‘healthy’ living habits!

The majority of Brits (61 percent) are in complete denial about their health, according to new research.

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Homes pay out £86m to retired Scots

Homes pay out £86m to retired Scots

Property wealth is boosting the retirement standard of living of Scottish pensioners by more than £86 million, according to new analysis from Keyretirement.com

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Top illnesses of British travellers revealed

Top illnesses of British travellers revealed

An online flight comparison company has discovered the top illnesses and injuries that British travellers have encountered on their holidays where they’ve had to seek medical assistance.

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Woodland at Rhubodach was purchased in a community buy-out in 2010

Bute Community Land Company chair: ‘I’m not resigning’

The chair of Bute Community Land Company has put rumours he had quit the company to bed, stating “I have not tendered my resignation, nor am I intending to.”

Environment
Over 50s are big spenders on home and lifestyle

Over 50s are big spenders on home and lifestyle

Aspirations for dream homes and cars are not just for the young, many of us live this dream after we turn 50 by carrying out major spending on homes, cars and holidays.

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Evidence suggests some children do not wake to commonly used smoke alarms.

Families wanted for new smoke alarm study

Researchers are seeking hundreds of families across Scotland to help them trial a new smoke alarm sound aimed specifically at waking children.

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One in six fear they will need money from their kids in retirement

One in six fear they will need money from their kids in retirement

Forget the Bank of Mum and Dad – nearly one in six parents worry they will have to turn to their children for financial support in retirement, research from MetLife shows.

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Scots warned to hang up on new phone scam

Scots warned to hang up on new phone scam

People in Scotland are being warned of a new telephone scam which is currently sweeping the United States and is set to hit the UK.

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Showing this week at the Isle of Bute Discovery Cinema is T2 Trainspotting (18)

On screen this week in Rothesay

Showing this week from Friday (February 24) at the Isle of Bute Discovery Cinema is T2: Trainspotting (18).

Whats on
Health drop in event

Health drop in event

A drop-in event where staff and local communities can see what came of discussions on health redesign plans on the island is to take place next week.

Health
Janice is winner in tenancy survey prize draw

Janice is winner in tenancy survey prize draw

rgyll Community Housing Association (ACHA) carried out a tenant satisfaction survey during November and December 2016.

Lifestyle
The Aitken sisters and little brother Harry

Big success for dancing siblings

Three siblings from the Anne McIllroy School of Dance have started the new year off on the right foot with a number of off-island wins.

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