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Women Against State Pension Inequality meet in Rothesay

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Parents are plundering childrens piggy banks to the tune of nearly �50 a year, according to the survey.

Annual poll shows six in ten parents raid their children’s piggy banks to cover costs

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Expectant mothers will register to receive their babys box at an existing midwife appointment after June 15. Delivery will then begin on August 15 with the Baby Box sent directly to a home or other preferred address.

Registration for Baby Box will begin in June

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Bike to School Week is an opportunity for children and parents to kick-start active travel habits and switch to cycling, scootering or walking for the school journey.

Sustrans’ Bike to School Week rolls through Scotland

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National survey reveals that Scots living with dementia have lost friends

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WASPI meeting on Bute will host parliamentary candidates

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Police issue safety advice ahead of Scottish Cup Final

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The Met Office issued this weather warning for Saturday

Met Office issue weather warning for weekend

Environment

Saving Scotland’s smallest butterfly

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Lengthy delays predicted for Easter travellers

Transport
CalMac has launched its 2018 Travel Trade Product Planner aimed at helping coach and tour operators to discover the beauty of Scotlands west coast.

Ferry operator launches new planner for coach and tour operators

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CalMac's new summer timetables were published on Tuesday.

MSP welcomes CalMac’s new summer timetables

Transport
CalMac has issued a warning there may be disruption to services across their network from Wednesday due to strong winds.

Warning over possible disruption to ferry service

Transport

Cyber attack on the NHS explained by expert

Crime

Warning as scammers divert calls and texts to empty bank accounts

Crime
Cabinet Secretary for Justice Michael Matheson.

New curbs against drug-driving

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Chiefs plea...Mr Gormley wants members of the public to share their views on the 2026 Police Scotland strategy. You can complete the survey by visiting the website www.scotland.police.uk/about-us/policing-2026/ by May  8.

Police Scotland Chief Constable Phil Gormley’s 2026 vision

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Pupils log masses of miles in 2017 Big Pedal

Education
Miss Scotland Lucy Kerr has the key to Scotland's secrets

National Trust launches major recruitment drive

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Call for more young people to pursue apprenticeships

Education
Ian Hughes, CITB Scotlands strategic partnerships director

Construction apprentice numbers reach six year high

Education

What it takes to get to the top of the Rich List

Business
Have you got any paper fivers left?

Last day to spend your old Bank of England paper fivers

Business
Have you got any paper fivers left?

Just a week left to spend or bank your old Bank of England paper fivers

Business

ELECTION 2017 ROUND-UP: Polls predict ‘bluewash’ as Emily Thornberry turns airwaves blue

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New leader of the council Aileen Morton, and returning provost Len Scoullar.

Bute councillor ‘honoured’ to continue as provost

Politics

SNP hold power as Indys lose out in Argyll and Bute elction

Politics

Why the pensions ‘triple lock’ has become a key general election issue

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The candidates and Stewart Shaw at the hustings on Wednesday night.

Council candidates set out their stalls for Bute

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The Met Office issued this weather warning for Saturday

Met Office issue weather warning for weekend

Environment
A mild winter, coupled with warmer than usual spring temperatures, could lead to an increase in the number of bugs, like ants, this summer.

Homeowners warned to expect a plague of bugs this summer

Environment
This is a hybrid between a Spanish stealth slug and the UKs common black slug. Pic: Leslie Noble

Hybrid ‘super-slugs’ are invading British gardens and we can’t stop them

Environment

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

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The Bute midwifery team which team of the year in the Nursing Excellence Awards launched in Argyll and Bute.

Awards success for midwives

Health
Dr Natalie Coull, lecturer in Ethical Hacking at Abertay University. Pic: Alan Richardson.

Cyber attack on the NHS explained by expert

Crime

Action M.E leads the charge for better care in Scotland

Health

Two in three adults face mental health problems

Health