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Royal Highland Show 2018: Everything you need to know

With massive crowds expected at the biggest country event of the year, here is the low-down on the Royal Highland Show, which opens this week.

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Jousting spectacle at Linlithgow

Jousting spectacle at Linlithgow

Linlithgow Palace Peel will once again be the location for jousting.

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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?

Do you know anyone who goes that extra mile to help shape the future of the tourism industry in your local area?

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The bus brings visitors to Kinneil estate and provided inspiration for the name of one new vehicle

Capital link is key to boosting Bo’ness

An enterprising public transport group with volunteers at the wheel has issued a passionate rallying cry to bus users in Bo’ness.

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Direct flights between Beijing and Edinburgh have started

Scots spend up to £50 in the airport whilst flights are delayed

With the busy summer travel season approaching, a survey has revealed how much flight delays set Scottish holidaymakers back whilst held up in the airport, and exactly what they spend their money on.

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Revealed: The healthy work habits Scots swear by

Revealed: The healthy work habits Scots swear by

With recent data revealing that 1 in 3 Brits are so stressed at work they regularly check emails during the night, a new survey sheds light on which healthy work habits Scots put most stock in.

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Picture gallery: 14,000 photographs secured for Scotland

People in Scotland are being asked to help curate an amazing new collection of photographs which has been purchased for the nation.

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Civic week...will celevbrate its 50th anniversary in 2018 and promises to celebrate past, present and future. (Pic: Scott Louden)

Kilsyth Civic Week - Past, Present and Future

It has spectacularly showcased all that it is great about Kilsyth for a truly golden 50 years now.

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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

Ten Scottish restaurants have been featured in a prestigious top 100 list, which showcases the best culinary talent in the UK.
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Help where and when they need it...for families across the country. That is the vision for the future which was launched today by charity Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland (CHSS), under the banner No Life Half Lived.

Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland launches its new vision

No Life Half Lived is the new strategy which has been launched today by Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland (CHSS).

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Flying the flag...to help promote The Big Lunch in Scotland which will take place in communities across the country on Sunday, June 3, 2018.

Invite your neighbours to The Big Lunch in Scotland

After a huge weekend for Royal watchers and football fans, and then the scorching sunshine of the Bank Holiday weekend, we might all be feeling a wee bit deflated now.

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Town's green lung...the park has been valued in the past as it offers a contrast to its surroundings ' densely populated estates, a supermarket and the A80.

Cumbernauld Community Park is far from family-friendly

Cumbernauld Community Park covers 225-acres in a beautiful area of the town – a wide open space for the whole family to visit.

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Four Scottish pubs have scooped awards at the Pub and Bar awards (Photo: Shutterstock)

These four Scottish pubs have been named among the best in the UK

Four Scottish pubs have been recognised as the best in their region at the Pub and Bar Awards in London last night.

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Five flowers that hay fever sufferers can enjoy this summer

It’s the time of year when hay fever sufferers are exposed to copious amount of lavish floral displays in gardens and at weddings that they simply can’t enjoy due to their allergies.

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Clean up will be followed by picnic in Linlithgow

Clean up will be followed by picnic in Linlithgow

Linlithgow bookshop Far From The Madding Crowd is joining forces with Linlithgow Burgh Beautiful in a community initiative next month.

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It's not good news for Scottish residents with a phobia of creepy crawlies (Photo: Charlesjsharp / Wikimedia Commons)

Experts predict an increase in Scotland's daddy longlegs population

Scottish residents should expect to see a rise in the number of daddy longlegs (also known as crane flies) this year, after millions of larvae were discovered underground.

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Mum's the word...Claire, with her daughter Ariana, is promoting the One Milk Bank Scotland which she herself supports. (Pic: Furious Ferret Photography)

Kilsyth mum donates breast milk to help newborns thrive

Saturday, May 19, is World Human Milk Donation Day which celebrates the contribution that breast milk feeding mums make to other mothers and their babies.

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Uk whisky map created by Premier Inn

Interactive ‘whisky’ map of the UK launched

To celebrate World Whisky Day today (May 19), a leading hotel company has created the first ever interactive whisky map of the UK.

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A Scots Gaelic sign on the Isle of Skye

Quiz: How good is your Scottish Gaelic?

Take our quiz and see how well you know Scotland's second language
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Linlithgow artist shows her work in Germany

Linlithgow artist shows her work in Germany

A Linlithgow artist who is now based in the United States is showing an exhibition of her work in Germany.

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