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Prosecco prayers answered with launch of new wine ‘Progrigio’

Prosecco lovers have no reason to panic over a predicted price hike.

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Helping hand...this taxi driver knows how to treat those with sight loss, and their guide dogs. Sadly, others dont.

Stop treating us like second class citizens...

Imagine you were turned away from a shop, restaurant or pub or ordered a taxi to take you home only to be told by the driver that you weren’t welcome.

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Could the nokia 3310 be making a comeback?

The Nokia 3310 is being relaunched - so here are 6 more classic phones we want back

Everyone’s favourite noughties mobile phone, the Nokia 3310, is expected to make a comeback this year with manufacturer, HMD set to launch the Nokia 3320.

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Video: Distillery cat was just ‘feline’ like a holiday!

The well-loved cat of one of Scotland’s most popular distilleries had everyone worried when he failed to turn up for work recently.

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The Humanist Society Scotland can now authorise its own celebrants.

Holyrood makes it easier for Humanists to appoint celebrants

A new provision approved by The Scottish Parliament today (Tuesday) will see Humanist Society Scotland officially recognised as the first non-religious organisation to be ‘prescribed’ under the 1977 Marriage Act.

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Veteran Dennis Bolter during a previous trip to Normandy.

Chance for veterans to pay their respects

A national armed forces charity is looking for all surviving D-Day veterans to take part in a series of special trips funded by HM Treasury.

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Pic by: Rahim Packir Saibo/Flickr

Quiz: How much do you know about Valentine’s Day?

Valentine’s Day is just a day away, but how much do you know about the heart-shaped holiday?

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5 ways for new mums to get fit in Scotland

5 ways for new mums to get fit in Scotland

As a new parent, exercise is often the furthest thing from your mind - but in order to match the energy levels of your little ones, finding time for fitness is key.

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11 things kids did to sneak into pubs

11 things kids did to sneak into pubs

Trying to get into a pub or club when you’re underage is a universal rite of passage. Unfortunately, more often than not said ‘passage’ is blocked by a brute of a doorman.

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Four in ten British workers think they will never be able to retire

Four in ten British workers think they will never be able to retire

Four in 10 workers fear they will never be able to retire, according to new research.

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Georgeann Martin addresses the haggis at the Rotary Club of Rothesay's Burns Supper in Kingarth Hotel.

Busy events diary for Rothesay Rotarians

Christmas is but a distant memory, but it would be remiss not to give a mention to the Rotary Club of Rothesay’s festive activity.

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This week's photo was submitted by Julia Craig and shows the Duke of Rothesay during his visit to Bute Higland Games in 1987.

Nostalgia: A royal visit to Bute Highland Games

This week’s photo comes to us from Julia Craig and was taken at Bute Highland Games in 1987 when Prince Charles - or the Duke of Rothesay as he’s known when in Scotland - visited the island.

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Segway time...SWI is no longer just all about jam and Jerusalem

It’s the SWI but less admin and more Facebook

Segway racing, social media and rum tasting – not the activities you would expect from the ladies of the women’s institute.

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What's your favourite topping? Pic Andy Rodgers/Flickr

Poll: National Pizza Day - what’s your favourite topping?

Today is National Pizza Day.

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Royal Mail is installing 150 new postboxes across Scotland.

Royal Mail boxing clever with expanded service

Postal coverage in Scotland is about to improve with the addition of around 150 new postboxes.

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Avoiding online dangers on Safer Internet Day

Avoiding online dangers on Safer Internet Day

Today - Tuesday, February 7 - is Safer Internet Day 2017.

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Scouts Scotland is giving youngsters more say on activities.

Scouts become Youth Approved

Scouts Scotland is involving its members more in setting its agenda to that every part of Scouting becomes “Youth Approved”.

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This weeks photo was sent to us by Iain Gillespie and shows the Rothesay Youth Club Parents' Night in 1960.

Nostalgia: Rothesay Youth Club

This week’s photo was sent to us from Iain Gillespie and shows the Rothesay Youth Club Parents’ Night in 1960

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Some parents are struggling to balance household chores with quality time for their children.

Parents taking more time for chores than children

Parents spend more time taking care of household chores than they do playing with their children, a recent study has found.

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The Royal Lochnagar Distillery will be one of 12 facilities open during International Scotch Day.

Launch of first International Scotch Day

The first international celebration of the ‘Water of Life’ will be held next Friday (February 10).

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