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Firefighters may become frontline ‘first responders’ for health emergencies

News
Children 1st is calling on people living on Bute to take part in their mentoring scheme for young people.

Can you help to improve the life of a child?

News

Final call for aspiring Bute dancers for world-class ballet workshop

News
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MSP calls for emergency pothole fund

News

Lottery success stories to be celebrated with awards show

News

A very busy and exciting start to the new year

News

Millions of pounds stolen through cyber enabled crime in Scotland

Crime

Council leader sets out budget priorities

News
The group pictured at a previous event.

Ballianlay branch’s latest meeting held

News

QUIZ: The 2017 sporting year

Sport
Scott Booth, now head coach of Glasgow City, believes change should be resisted at all levels of the Scotland set-up

Scott Booth: Scotland must stick with manager and the plan

Football

Up to 400 cyclists ensure Wheelers’ festival is a continued success story

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Cyclists prepare for one of the races

Cyclists gear up for major biking event on the island

News

McCubbin pair win pairs

Sport

Scottish athletics stars converge on Grangemouth for Senior Championships

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Oliver Burke will join Scots U21 squad with a point to prove

Football

Draw made for first round of Scottish Junior Cup

Football
The Arctic Monkeys first UK tour date in over three years will take place at TRNSMT Festival

Arctic Monkeys to headline TRNSMT festival

News
The Chicago Teddy Bears Society, pictured performing at  292 Club in Rothesay as part of  the 2015 Isle of Bute Jazz Festival

Jazz concert to shake off the festive excess

Music
Do you know someone who fits the bill?

Nominate an ‘Unexpected Star’ for new Michael McIntyre TV series

Whats on
Killer set...Seal turned on the style with his big band at the Usher Hall in Edinuburgh on Saturday night, performing Standards as well as some of his biggest hits. (Pic: Robert Kidd)

Seal is a sensation singing Standards in Scotland

Lifestyle
Red flags...should be flying for potential puppy owners if they are ever asked to pick up their new pet from a car park. So it's best to Adopt, Don't Shop. (Pic: Courtesy of the SSPCA)

Readers can help improve animal welfare in Scotland

Lifestyle

Video: How to make the ‘perfect’ pancake

Lifestyle