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Working to transform Rothesay Pavilion

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From April 1 all pregnant women in Scotland will receive free vitamins.

All pregnant women in Scotland to receive free vitamins

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A record number of higher education students gained qualifications from Scottish institutions in 2015-16. At 97,565, this represents an increase of 17.7 per cent since 2006-07.

Record number of HE qualifiers

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Pilot Captain Russell Myles brings Helimed 76 into land at Perth airport. Pic: by Graeme Hart. Copyright Perthshire Picture Agency.

Extra hours for Scotland’s charity air ambulance

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Improving health services for victims of sexual assault

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Could Andy Murray get hooked on knitting when he retires from sport?

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Union campaigners say no to benefit sanctions

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RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch results

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BBC weather presenter Judith Ralston, an ambassador for Cancer Support Scotland, is backing the campaign. Pic: Robert Perry.

‘Pound’ cancer by donating old coins in new campaign

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Small grants to help fight global poverty

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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

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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

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CMAL-owned Wemyss Bay Pier.

Fund to improve ferry accessibility

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Public urged to speak up and report hate crime

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On average, an offence is reported every two hours in Scotland.

Recorded child abuse cases hit an all-time high

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The Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Bill aims to tackle those who use coercive and controlling behaviour.

New law to tackle psychological abuse

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Parents are being urged to check the age restrictions of any social media sites used by their children.

Parents unaware of social network age restrictions

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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
St Andrew's Primary pupils proudly display their latest Green Flag from Eco-Schools.

Fourth green flag for Bute primary

Education
The primary school was delighted to receive their gold award from sportscotland last week.

St Andrew’s Primary goes for gold!

Sport

Jobs optimism in Scotland falls to lowest in UK

Business
Asda is cutting prices at the pumps.

Asda cuts fuel prices by 2p per litre

Business
Eilidh Wiseman, President of the Law Society of Scotland

Opening the door to a bright future in law

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Spirit of the Community awards

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International Development Secretary Priti Patel.

Match funding for donations to East Africa aid appeal

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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon

First Minister to seek second independence referendum

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Ailie Stewart

Pupil Ailie appeals for parliament votes

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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced the funding during a visit to South Lanarkshire.

£10 million pounds for organisations to tackle climate change

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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’

Environment

Stay healthy at Easter

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Cabinet Secretary for Health listens to the questions from our readers. Picture: Greg Macvean

Striking a healthy balance

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One in five referrals were refused in 2015.

Call for a review of children and young people rejected by mental health services

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What would you ask Cabinet Secretary for Health Shona Robison?

We ask the questions that matter to you ...

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Henry Simmons wants to see innovative projects enter the awards

Still time to enter innovative awards

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