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

Want to end up on the Sunday Times Rich List?

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Have you got any paper fivers left?

Last day to spend your old Bank of England paper fivers

People have until midnight tonight (Friday) to spend their old paper Bank of England fivers before they lose their legal tender status.

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Have you got any paper fivers left?

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

People have just a week left to spend or bank the 155 million paper Bank of England fivers still in circulation before they lose their legal tender status.

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Satnam Ner with Grahame Smith. Fraser Band photography.

STUC elects its first Black President

At the 120th Congress in Aviemore, the STUC elected Satnam Ner from Prospect trade union as President. Satnam Ner, a Radiochemistry Manager at Babcock International Group and a long-serving member of the STUC Black Workers’ Committee and the General Council, will be the first Black President of the STUC.

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Union to ballot local authority workers

Union to ballot local authority workers

UNISON members have instructed their trade union to ballot 70,000 local government members across every local authority in Scotland on industrial action.

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Easter commuters face travel delays

Lengthy delays predicted for Easter travellers

Drivers have been warned to expect “significant delays” over Easter with more than 20 million cars expected on the roads between Maundy Thursday and Easter Monday.

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Jobs optimism in Scotland falls to lowest in UK

Jobs optimism in Scotland falls to lowest in UK

Scottish employers plan to cut jobs in the second quarter of this year, according to a new survey by workforce experts ManpowerGroup.

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Asda is cutting prices at the pumps.

Asda cuts fuel prices by 2p per litre

Asda is cutting up to 2p per litre off fuel at its filling stations across the country.

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Eilidh Wiseman, President of the Law Society of Scotland

Opening the door to a bright future in law

The law is constantly evolving, both in terms of the legislation itself and the people who are shaping the profession. Where the law was traditionally dominated by educated men of a certain class, work is being – and has been – done to make the profession more accessible to people from backgrounds where a career as a solicitor may never previously have been an option.

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Spirit of the Community awards

Spirit of the Community awards

Time is running out for community projects in Argyll and Bute to enter Clydesdale Bank’s Spirit of the Community Awards 2017 for a chance to share a funding boost of £75,000.

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CalMac up for marketing award

CalMac up for marketing award

Nominated in the digital marketing category, Caledonian MacBrayne’s first campaign foray aimed specifically at millennials, has been shortlisted at The Travel Marketing Awards.

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Gillie Banks giving a spinning demonstration.

What’s on: ‘Come and Try’ pop-up day

Gillie Banks from Dabbles is holding a ‘Come and Try’ pop-up day on Sunday, February 19, where members of the public are invited to find out more about spinning wool and weaving.

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CalMac managing director, Martin Dorchester.

Ferry boss to remain at helm

CalMac boss, Martin Dorchester, has announced that he will remain in post with the ferry operator.

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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

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

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Rothesay's Post Office in Guildford Square.

You can count on us!

Islanders reeling from the Clydesdale Bank branch closure plans have been given a possible lifeline that would avoid a round-trip to the mainland for their banking.

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The Caravan Club reveals boost to Scottish economy

The Caravan Club reveals boost to Scottish economy

The Scottish economy has seen an increase in growth courtesy of champions of the great outdoors, The Caravan Club. Members of The Club spent a huge £37 million off-site when in the region in 2016 – an increase of £2 million compared to £35 million in 2015.

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Transport Minister Humza Yousaf.

ScotRail reward patient passengers with a ‘free week’

More details of a package of discounted travel for Scotland’s rail passengers have been confirmed today.

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Bute Fabrics has unveiled its new look.

Island firm unveils new contemporary look

Bute Fabrics, the historic textile design and manufacturing company, has refreshed its branding and relaunched its website to reflect the new vibrancy being breathed into the company.

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Tourism Secretary Fiona Hyslop.

Scottish history sparks tourism rise

Scotland is capitalising on the booming demand from international tourists who wish to explore the country’s history and heritage, Tourism Secretary Fiona Hyslop revealed today.

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The Bute Island Alliance, which formed following the Remaking Rothesay Charrette in February 2016, has issued an invitation to interested parties to get involved.

Join the Bute Island Alliance

Bute Island Alliance has issued an invitation to anyone interested in joining the team.

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