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Archie returns bigger and better for 2017

Taking a taxi ride to discover the city, creating a village of play dens, and printing 3D building blocks to create a super space are just some of the highlights this summer as architecture takes centre stage with its own fringe.

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Amazon launches 40 new channels

Amazon launches 40 new channels

More than 40 subscription TV channels including Discovery and ITV Hub+ are now available to watch for Amazon Prime members as part of the new Channels service.

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Scottish Maritime Museum art curator Fiona Carmichael. (Picture:  Martin Shields )

Appeal launched to find maritime artworks

Do you have a work of art tucked away that reflects Scotland’s maritime heritage?

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Quiz: Can you tell the difference between Scotland and England?

Quiz: Can you tell the difference between Scotland and England?

Across the UK, you will find spectacular scenery, quaint villages, dazzling architecture and bustling cities.

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The Iolaire Monument in Stornoway, Lewis.

North Bute Lit: ‘Grief unutterable’

At the North Bute Literary Society meeting last week, Jana Bielikova gave a very thoughtful talk about the people of Lewis following the tragic sinking of the troop ship Iolaire near Stornoway Harbour in 1919.

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Rothesay Pavilion in Argyle Street.

Pavilion refurb waste put to good use

Waste building material from Rothesay Pavilion has been re-used – as hen houses, fences, animal enclosures and hard core on farmland.

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Showing this week at the Isle of Bute Discovery Cinema is 'A Monster Calls' (12A).

On screen this week

Showing this week at the Isle of Bute Discovery Cinema is ‘A Monster Calls’ (12A).

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Peter Capaldi as the Doctor

POLL: Who is your favourite Doctor Who?

Peter Capaldi has announced he is stepping down from the role of Doctor Who later this year, with the 58-year-old Glasgow-born star telling the BBC it was ‘time to move on’.

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Showing this week at the Isle of Bute Discovery Cinema is 'Collateral Beauty' (12A).

On screen in Rothesay this week

Showing this week at the Isle of Bute Discovery Cinema is Collateral Beauty (12A).

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The shortlist features 14 remarkable women from different fields in Scottish society.

Search is on for gallery’s first Scottish heroine

Stirling’s Wallace Monument is set to add its first female figurehead to its Hall of Heroes gallery within the famous landmark.

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Lydia Nellis, Robyn Horsburgh and Daniel McDermott will be performing in the Glasgow Tattoo which runs from January 19-21.

Bute performers in first-ever Glasgow Tattoo

The first-ever Glasgow Tattoo - which runs from January 19-21 - will feature three local faces among those taking part in the showcase of musicians and dancers from Scotland and beyond.

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Hit '90s TV show Crystal Maze, famously hosted by Richard O'Brien, is coming back

Start the fans please! Crystal Maze set to return to our screens

Channel 4 has announced that hit ‘90s show Crystal Maze is coming back to our screens.

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'Passengers' (12A) will be on the silver screen at the Isle of Bute Discovery Cinema in Rothesay this week.

On screen this week

Showing this week (from Friday, January 13) at the Isle of Bute Discovery Cinema is Passengers (12A).

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Showing this week at the Isle of Bute Discovery Cinema is 'Moana' (PG) and 'Sully' (12A).

On screen this week

Showing this week at the Isle of Bute Discovery Cinema is ‘Moana’ (PG) and ‘Sully’ (12A).

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Entries from statutory records have been released onto ScotlandsPeople - the family history website operated by the National Records of Scotland.

Latest birth, death and marriage records released

Entries from important statutory records have been released today onto ScotlandsPeople – the family history website operated by the National Records of Scotland.

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New creme egg campaign rolls in

New creme egg campaign rolls in

The Christmas decorations may only just have come down, but the countdown to Easter is underway after Cadbury launched its first Creme Egg ad campaign for four years.

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Showing this week at the Isle of Bute Discovery Cinema.

On screen on Bute this week

Showing this week at the Isle of Bute Discovery Cinema is ‘Rogue One’ A Star Wars Story’ (12A), and ‘Moana’ (PG).

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Showing this week at the Isle of Bute Discovery Cinema is Allied (15).

On screen this week

Showing this week at the Isle of Bute Discovery Cinema is Allied (15).

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Friends of Rothesay Castle enjoyed St Andrew's Day celebrations in the castle's Great Hall on Saturday, November 26.

Friends of Rothesay Castle celebrate St Andrew’s Day

St Andrew’s Day was celebrated by the Friends of Rothesay Castle at their annual gathering in the Great Hall of the castle on Saturday, November 26.

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Author Caro Ramsay spoke to members of North Bute Literary Society at their final meeting of 2016.

Author proves crime pays!

At last week’s meeting of the North Bute Literary Society, members enjoyed a very interesting and amusing conversation with the well-known author Caro Ramsay.

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