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A View From the Pavilion 3

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Some of those who coordinated and carried out the project. From left to right: Robert Currie, Malcolm Johnson, Ray Beverley, Bill Stein, Donald Kinnear and Billy Shields. Not pictured is Don Williams of the Bute Conservation Trust.

West Island Way gets a makeover with new signs and boardwalk

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Have the recent referendums on Scottish independence and Britain's exit from the EU brought identity politics back to the fore?

Island View: Questions of identity

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Could you be a hedgehog champion?

First ever ‘Hedgehog Housing Census’ launched

Environment

Daniel becomes world champion piper

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8.6 million speeding points on driving licences

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Scotland’s ‘Forever Home’ revealed

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NFUS launches share farming project to address succession worries and new entrant barriers

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Thousands of Scottish cats at risk of potentially fatal diseases

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The life of Scottish doctor Elsie Inglis is to be celebrated in Serbia.

Events to celebrate the life of Elsie

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More action needed on air pollution

Transport
At 90 per cent, Scotrails passenger satisfaction is back to its normal high levels, according to a new poll.

Rail passengers give Scotrail the thumbs up

Transport
From left: John Fairweather, regional resilience advisor, Karen Macaulay, national emergency preparedness communications and liaison manager (both Scottish Ambulance Service), Mark Ilderton, head of ScotRail Alliance Integrated Control.

Early interventions help unwell customers and cut delays

Transport
Photo by White House Studios 2017.

Opening date confirmed for Queensferry Crossing

Transport
Easter commuters face travel delays

Lengthy delays predicted for Easter travellers

Transport

Public consultation on sentencing guidelines for Scottish courts

Crime
The new law came into force from July 3, 2017

Sharing intimate images without consent is not always about revenge

Crime
The stolen black RS500 model is still missing.

Police issue Scotland-wide appeal after theft of rare cars

Crime
Drivers still admit to taking risks by calling and texting while driving, although the number has fallen since new legislation introduced earlier this year.

Law leads to drop in drivers using phones

Crime
John Swinney speaks with career adviser Nicole Grant during his visit to the SDS centre.

Helpline goes live for exam results advice

Education
Skills Development Scotland (SDS) is opening its exam results helpline once again on Tuesday, August 8.

Helpline to open again next month for pupils waiting on exam results

Education
Dr Natalie Coull with the training tool

Cybercrime game helps train 100 officers

Crime

Poppy factory becomes Living Wage employer

Business
The Scotsman showed strong growth in digital revenue.

Johnston Press hails ‘milestone’ first half as revenues rise

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Call for more action to tackle air pollution, despite Government ban on the sale of diesel and petrol cars.

More action needed on air pollution

Transport
At 90 per cent, Scotrails passenger satisfaction is back to its normal high levels, according to a new poll.

Rail passengers give Scotrail the thumbs up

Transport

Argyll and Bute MP slams PM for election gamble

Politics

Live Blog: General Election 2017 fallout

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Scottish Greens co-convener Patrick Harvie at the Glad Cafe in Glasgow as the party publishes its manifesto for the snap General Election

ELECTION 2017: Which of these manifesto pledges from parties in Scotland do you agree with?

Politics

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

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

Bute councillor ‘honoured’ to continue as provost

Politics

First ever ‘Hedgehog Housing Census’ launched

Environment
The latest national survey of Scotlands population of capercaillie, the worlds largest grouse, estimates there to be only 1114 individuals - making it one of the countrys most endangered birds. Pic credit: Dave Braddock (rspb-images.com).

National survey results fuel plans to help one of Scotland’s most iconic birds

Environment
Campaigners are calling for cameras in slaughterhouses to be required by law.

Petition calls for compulsory CCTV in slaughterhouses

Environment

Sharp rise in Scotland’s suicide rate

Health
BMA Scotland is calling for minimum unit pricing of alcohol following a !0 per cent rise in alcohol-related deaths.

Calls for minimum pricing to tackle rising alcohol problem

Health
Shona Robison hopes the bursaries will encourage students.

Bursaries for new graduate medical course

Health
Some of the products recalled by MacSween of Edinburgh. Picture: Phil Wilkinson/TSPL

MacSween recalls haggis products over ‘botulism fears’

Health

Three coffees a day is the secret to a longer life

Health