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Revealed: The most interesting items found in storage rooms across the UK

A full joint of ham, a samurai sword, and a vast collection of designer clothes a wife is hiding from her husband - these are just some of the things Brits have left behind in storage facilities across the UK.

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Classroom support and breakfast clubs targeted by cash-strapped council

Classroom support and breakfast clubs targeted by cash-strapped council

North Lanarkshire could lose all of its school breakfast clubs and most classroom assistants as the council struggles to pay for services.

Education

New honour is icing on the cake for the ‘marzipan queen’

She’s already been dubbed the ‘Marzipan Queen’ for her incredible creations.

Lifestyle
The Princess Royal joins minute’s silence for Manchester at General Assembly

The Princess Royal joins minute’s silence for Manchester at General Assembly

Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal joined the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland in observing a minute’s silence for all those affected by the terrorist atrocity in Manchester.

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There are some excellent examples of well marked core paths across Scotland

You can help put Scotland’s core paths on the map

We all know that we should walk more – to the shops, work, the local park or maybe even further afield.

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42.9 per cent of pupils said they walked to school in the survey.

Research reveals half of Scots pupils travel to school actively

Just under half of Scots pupils are choosing to travel to school by bike, foot or scooter according to a survey carried out by Sustrans Scotland.

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Retail park plan will go ahead after legal action dropped

Retail park plan will go ahead after legal action dropped

A legal challenge to plans for a new £20m retail park in Cumbernauld has been dropped after developers L&S Broadwood reached an agreement with the owners of Cumbernauld Town Centre and the Antonine

Centre.

Environment
One week to go until Gardening Scotland 2017

One week to go until Gardening Scotland 2017

It’s only one week to go until Gardening Scotland 2017– the nation’s biggest and most established garden and outdoor living festival – taking place at the Royal Highland Showground, Ingliston from Friday, June 2, until Sunday, June 4.

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UNISON  has expressed the anger and disappointment of NHS staff at its recommendation to continue with a one per cent cap on wages.

Pay cap on Scotland’s health workers must end

Scotland’s health workers are calling on the NHS Pay Review Body (PRB) to ‘scrap the cap’ imposed on NHS staff.

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Climbdown on Colzium opening date

Climbdown on Colzium opening date

A tourist attraction which was scheduled to open for the Bank Holiday Weekend will no longer do so after council chiefs admit it has not been finished in time.

Environment
We Love Manchester Emergency Fund launched

We Love Manchester Emergency Fund launched

Manchester City Council in partnership with the British Red Cross have launched an appeal for people affected by the devastating attack in Manchester.

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The shot of Myra Hindley in Fife, taken by Ian Brady. Copyright: Duncan Staff/SWNS

Photo links infamous child killers to east of Scotland

A chilling photograph taken by serial killer Ian Brady of his accomplice Myra Hindley has been identified as a Fife beauty spot.

Crime
Date confirmed for Kilsyth’s attraction’s opening

Date confirmed for Kilsyth’s attraction’s opening

Kilsyth at last has seen one of its historical treasures revitalised by an ambitious revamp which should act as a magnet for more tourism.

Environment
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said Scotland must not allow terrorism to triumph. Pic: Lisa Ferguson.

Scotland must not allow terrorism to triumph

The people of Scotland must not allow terrorism to triumph and should go about their business as usual, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said.

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Councillor Jean Jones is pictured wearing the provosts chain of office at Burngreen Park in Kilsyth. Pic: Craig Halkett

NLC elects first female provost

A Kilsyth councillor has been elected as the first female provost of North Lanarkshire Council.

Politics
Scots companies dominate tour awards

Scots companies dominate tour awards

Scottish companies have dominated a prestigious tourism awards ceremony, with 31 businesses scooping gongs in Glasgow.

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Cold callers top poll of 100 things that drive Brits mad

Cold callers top poll of 100 things that drive Brits mad

Cold callers, stepping in dog poo, queue-jumpers, kids screaming in public and people walking slowing in front of you are the top five things that make Brits say ‘get me outta here’, according to a new study by GalaSpins.com.

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Banton community pub plans welcomed by village residents

Banton community pub plans welcomed by village residents

Friday’s meeting to discuss the restoration of community facilities in Banton was well attended.

Business
Minute’s silence for victims of Manchester

Minute’s silence for victims of Manchester

A minute’s silence has been held at the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland following last night’s terror attack at the Manchester Arena which has claimed at least 22 lives.

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