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Time to save Rothesay’s derelict tennis courts

At a time when the profile of tennis in Scotland has never been higher, on the back of the achievements of Andy and Jamie Murray, Rothesay’s tennis courts at the Meadows lie derelict and unloved.

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Last meeting of Bute Astronomical Society?

Last meeting of Bute Astronomical Society?

March’s meeting of Bute Astronomical Society was advertised as being the final meeting.

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The most popular Scottish attraction was the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh,

Edinburgh Castle at the peak of paid for attractions

Scotland’s tourists attractions outperformed the rest of the UK last year with an annual increase of more than 15 per cent in visitors, according to new figures.

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Top 10 most popular Mother’s Day gift purchases

Top 10 most popular Mother’s Day gift purchases

It’s Mother’s Day this Sunday - but what will you be buying?

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Tesco to cut petrol and diesel prices ahead of Mother’s Day

Tesco to cut petrol and diesel prices ahead of Mother’s Day

Tesco is to cut the cost of petrol and diesel by two pence per litre at all of its petrol stations this afternoon, Friday March 24.

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55 per cent of kids think their parents have super powers

55 per cent of kids think their parents have super powers

Kids really do think their parents are superheroes - with more than half believing their mums can read their MINDS, according to a study.

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Butefest unveil more names for 2017 line-up

The countdown to Butefest is underway with a host of bands confirmed for this summer’s festival on Rothesay.

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When do the clocks go forward this year?

When do the clocks go forward this year?

The light nights are coming - and hopefully they’ll bring some warmer weather with them.

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Around 180,000 families in Scotland will be eligible for Tax-Free Childcare

Government child care website now online

Millions of parents can pre-register from today (Wednesday) for the government’s new childcare offers, with the launch of a new Childcare Choices government website www.childcarechoices.gov.uk

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Most Scots manage to 'find themselves' by the age of 29.

Scots settle into their own identites by the age of 29

*Scots finally know who they are and feel comfortable in their own skin at the age of 29 – but their sense of identity starts to fade at 58, according to new research.

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Watch millions of new 12-sided £1 coins being produced at Royal Mint

The new £1 coin is within striking distance as the Royal Mint makes preparations for it entering circulation next week.

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One in four Scottish millennials care more about their body image than career

One in four Scottish millennials care more about their body image than career

A new study has revealed that career aspirations are at the bottom rung of the ladder with young Scots, with two thirds happy to take a pay-cut if it meant achieving the perfect body.

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NFU Scotland president Andrew McCornick.

Shoppers urged to buy Scottish amid ‘rotten’ Brazilian meat claims

Shoppers are being urged to buy Scottish in the wake of allegations that Brazilian meat processors are selling rotten beef and poultry.

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Down's Syndrome Scotland

Ending the stigma about Down’s syndrome

Schools and communities have been urged to pull on their favourite pair of socks to back Down’s Syndrome Scotland’s awareness week.

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Average Brit spends £1,000 on clothes per year

Average Brit spends £1,000 on clothes per year

The average Brit spends over £1,000 on new clothes every year, shops for new gear every two months - but leaves a third of it hanging in the wardrobe, according to new research.

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Smokers warned over new cigarette laws coming into force soon

Smokers warned over new cigarette laws coming into force soon

Smokers across the UK are being warned about new rules on cigarettes and tobacco that are set to come into force within a matter of weeks.

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Girl With All The Gifts

Can we recommend: M.R. Carey – The Girl With All The Gifts

No doubt, this books grabs your attention from the very start.

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Stuart McBride: Missins & The Dead na

Can we recommend: Stuart MacBride – The Missing And The Dead

If Edinburgh has Rebus, then Aberdeen has Logan McRae, the equally fascinating cop created by McBride and whose career and troubles we’ve followed over nine novels now.

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10 things we’re sure you won’t know about St. Patrick

10 things we’re sure you won’t know about St. Patrick

Today’s is St. Patrick’s Day and Ireland’s patron saint’s day is commemorated around the world.

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Half of the painting's �8 million price tag was raised with grants and donations.

‘Monarch of the Glen’ painting saved for the nation

One of Scotland’s most iconic paintings, ‘The Monarch of the Glen’ by Sir Edward Landseer, has been saved for the nation after a public campaign raised the £4 million needed for its purchase.

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