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‘Bluebird’ revs up for Loch Fad trials

News
Councillors Jim Findlay and Elaine Robertson receive the hi-vis vests from Alasdair Gillies MBE.

Trust focuses on Bute pupils’ safety

News
Scottish mum Rose Gentle, whose son Gordon died in Iraq in 2004, is backing the Johnston Press campaign calling on Scottish and Westminster Governments to shed light on veteran suicide figures.''Pic: Robert Perry.

Hidden epidemic of veteran suicides: a mother’s story

Health
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Hidden epidemic of veteran suicides “smacks of cover-up”

Health

Great outdoors give mental health boost

Health

Alesha MacPhail murder accused makes second appearance

Crime

Bute bike ride in memory of Alesha

News
Rothesay, the chief town of Bute on the east coast of the island.

Sunny weather leads to water usage warning to islanders

News
Members of Bute in Bloom, filling 68 planters with plants to be placed around the shop frontages in Rothesay

Bute’s blooming marvellous community effort

News
Sponsor David Kilpatrick with Bute players

Bike Shed sponsoring Bute Shinty Club

Sport
View from the stands as Scotland take on Brazil in 1982

What we miss as Scotland fans: the 1982 World Cup revisited

Football

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

More Sport

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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The Kitchin - led by Tom Kitchin - is the best restaurant in Scotland - according to Square Meal (Photo: JP)

10 Scottish restaurants named in UK top 100

News
A Scots Gaelic sign on the Isle of Skye

Quiz: How good is your Scottish Gaelic?

Arts
Extra tickets will go on sale this Friday for Runrig's concert in Stirling on Friday, August 17.

Extra tickets released for Runrig’s farewell concert

Whats on
Rothesay Gala Day 2018. Photo by Iain Cochrane.

Rothesay Gala brings out the sun and the crowds

Lifestyle
Alice Wyllie and Katie McAllister, from National Museums Scotland, listen in to the soundtrack of Scotland at the opening of Rip It Up (Photo Neil Hanna).

Rip It Up and delve into the story of Scottish pop at National Museum of Scotland

Lifestyle
Peter Wilson of Cruise Forth was one of last year's winners with his business being commended for putting the customer at the centre of every experience

Who deserves a tourism award for putting our area on the map?

Lifestyle