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Plan to transform Millcroft Road

Many run-down flats in South Carbrain’s Millcroft Road will be replaced with new build council houses, if a new plan goes ahead.

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Scotlands First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon.

First Minister to address National Farmers’ Union AGM

Scotland’s First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, is to address delegates attending NFU Scotland’s AGM, annual dinner and conference being staged in Glasgow next month.

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Scottish Rugby 7s team members who train at Ravenscraig were joined by gym regulars and staff to promote the Sloshathon.

World record attempt at Ravenscraig to raise funds for British Transplant Games

If you want to be a record breaker and raise money for a great cause, take your dancing shoes along to Ravenscraig Regional Sports Facility on Sunday.

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Netflix users have been contacted recently by email scammers.

Warning over Netflix scam

Netflix users are being urged to watch out for online scammers who are targeting users’ login and bank account details.

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Longer wait for Cumbernauld gym

Longer wait for Cumbernauld gym

The company that now owns all parts of Cumbernauld Centre has admitted that a new gym will not open for months – despite expectations that it would be unveiled in early 2017.

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The Scotsman reporters' room, 1948.

BBC documentary celebrates 200 years of The Scotsman

As The Scotsman prepares to celebrate its 200th birthday from Wednesday 25th January, its full story is about to be told in a major new television documentary, airing tonight on BBC Two Scotland, at 9pm.

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BTs new system aims to block millions of nuisance calls every week.

BT “declares war” on nuisance calls

A service that aims to block nuisance telephone calls before they actually reach the recipients is being launched by BT.

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Minister for Public Health and Sport Aileen Campbell.

Projects given a sporting chance

Six projects that will deliver programmes to improve access to physical activities for people across Scotland are sharing £210,000 of funding.

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The Scottish Government is to commission a review of the way health and social care services are provided over public holiday periods. The move has been backed by Shona Robison, health secretary.

Review of health and care public holiday services

The Scottish Government is to commission a review of the way health and social care services are provided over public holiday periods.

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A report has been published by the Institute of Physics.

Physics businesses bring in over £15 bn to the Scottish economy

Physics-based industries contribute more than £15 bn annually to the Scottish economy and are responsible for the employment of more than half a million people, according to a new report published today by the Institute of Physics.

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Consumers in Scotland are splashing cash on new goals they are likely to give up on before the end of January.

Scots spend £121 a month on broken New Year resolutions

With each New Year comes New Year resolutions, but research reveals consumers in Scotland are splashing cash on new goals they are likely to give up on before the end of January.

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Royal Voluntary Service has revealed over 432,000 people in Scotland aged 55 and over plan to volunteer in 2017.

Older people to boost workforce in 2017

With increased pressure on health and social care expected throughout 2017, thousands of older people in Scotland plan to step in and help ease the burden by gifting their time.

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Scots can beat the blues with simple steps

Scots can beat the blues with simple steps

A major charity initiative is urging families across Scotland to take action to combat the ‘January blues’ by taking simple steps which will also help to protect their long-term physical health.

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Councillor Logue, centre, is warning of  a council tax increase.

Leader warns of three per cent council tax rise

North Lanarkshire Council’s leader has warned a three per cent council tax rise is inevitable.

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Cabinet Secretary for Rural Economy and Connectivity, Fergus Ewing.

Appointment of Agriculture Champions announced

The Scottish Government has appointed four Agriculture Champions to advise on the development of a strategy for the sector.

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The First Minister has announced �29 million of funding to help tackle poverty.

£29 million to tackle poverty

Organisations that tackle poverty can now have access to a new £29 million funding pot set up by the Scottish Government.

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Children give the lowdown on their dream homes.

Kids describe their dream homes

Kids have the wildest imaginations, and it seems this is definitely true when it comes to what they want from their future home.

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UK working parents can save more than �50 every week by sending their children to breakfast clubs.

School breakfast clubs a ‘lifeline’

New research reveals a third of today’s working British mums would have to give up work if it wasn’t for the support of school breakfast clubs.

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Doug the Draught Excluder is the mascot of the home energy campaign.

Home energy advice for Scottish households

Scots are being encouraged to save energy and make their homes more energy efficient.

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Movie lovers in Scotland are the biggest snackers when watching movies in the UK

Scots are the biggest movie snackers!

Movie lovers in Scotland are the biggest snackers, according to a new survey.

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