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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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You could get married at an iconic Scottish landmark, such as Kelvingrove Bandstand in Glasgow's West End (Photo: Shutterstock)

9 of the best outdoor wedding venues in Scotland

Scotland doesn’t always get the best weather, but the spring and summer months tend to bring with them a few gorgeous days and weeks.
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Ben Nevis via the Carn Mor Dearg Arete is one of Mollie Hughes' favourite Scottish walks (Photo: Shutterstock)

7 of the best walks in Scotland - according to an Everest climber

Edinburgh mountaineer Mollie Hughes reveals her seven favourite climbs in Scotland.
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Mollie Hughes has summited Mount Everest twice

How Scotland's mountains prepared Mollie Hughes for Everest

Edinburgh mountaineer Mollie Hughes explains how living in Scotland prepared her for record-breaking climb of Mount Everest.
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Atholl Palace Hotel in Pitlochry is a great weekend getaway (Photo: Contributed)

10 three-night summer staycations in Scotland for less than £300

Whether you're planning a romantic trip for two, a family excursion or a group holiday with a difference - we’ve put together a list of fantastic places to stay here in Scotland.

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The Fisherfield Forest Munros contain two of Scotlands least climbed mountains (Photo: Shutterstock)

The 10 wildest and least climbed Munros in Scotland

Head into the wilderness and take on one of the most remote Munros.
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Revealed: 8 ways you could be breaking the law in your own garden

From planting problematic new trees to keeping windfallen fruit and flowers, home owners are being warned of the eight surprising ways they could break the law in their own gardens.

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Team Morphit on top of La Concha in Spain.

Lanarkshire fitness team scale new heights for charity

A fitness team has battled to the top of a Spanish mountain in a marathon bid to raise funds for a cancer charity.

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Nativity! The Musical is coming the the Kings Theatre in Glasgow and the Fesitval Theatre in Edinburgh

Talented youngsters wanted for production of ‘Nativity! The Musical’

Do you have a budding stage star in your household?

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Volunteers needed in Bo’ness for popular Scout group

Volunteers needed in Bo’ness for popular Scout group

A volunteering opportunity has arisen for anyone who would like to help 3rd Bo’ness Scouts in either their administrative tasks or with scouting activities.

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Record-breaking visitor figures at Scotland's historic sites ''Junior Tour Guides ( L-R) Orla Mayling , Finlay Turner, Reuben Kennedy and Ellie McDonald (front) help Historic Environment Scotland (HES) celebrate a record-breaking year at Linlithgow Palace with local staff member Isabella Ogg''2017/18 represents the first time HES has welcomed more than 5 million people in a single year - a 17% increase in footfall from the previous financial year, which is attributed to growth in UK, European and overseas visitors and a significant uplift in Scots visiting sites.''''Neil Hanna Photography'www.neilhannaphotography.co.uk'07702 246823

Footfall up at Lanarkshire’s historic sites

Heritage attractions across Lanarkshire are celebrating a surge in footfall as Historic Environment Scotland (HES) announce visitor figures for the 2017/18 financial year.

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Launch of Citizen Girl...Emma Ritch and Talat Yaqoob from Women 50:50 join up with Girlguiding Scotland members to launch their 2018 campaign.

Girlguiding Scotland steers girls towards politics

Girlguiding Scotland and Women 50:50 have joined forces to empower a new generation of girls, with their joint Citizen Girl project. Here, we find out more about it...

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New digital archive gives snapshot of Scotland in 1970s

Two extensive surveys of rural Scotland undertaken during the 1970s are now more accessible to the public after a project by Historic Environment Scotland to digitise their archives.

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Revealed: The costly life milestones keeping Scots up at night

Revealed: The costly life milestones keeping Scots up at night

A new survey has uncovered which future financial concerns are worrying Scots the most.

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Safe and sound...Markus is grateful for Shelter Scotland's support; he is now happy in his own home.

Markus is safe and sound, thanks to Shelter Scotland

From childhood, life has dealt Markus a difficult hand. There has seldom been a safe place to call home and, at his lowest ebb, he struggled to see a way forward.

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Call to action...rather than celebrating its 50th birthday, Shelter Scotland is planning a 12-month series of events and promotional activities under the banner We're Still Fighting.

Shelter Scotland: we’re still fighting, 50 years later

It is 50 years since Shelter Scotland was formed to help deal with the unique challenges of homelessness and bad housing in Scotland.

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That's my girl...Duncan Slater can now enjoy going out for a walk with his daughter Lilly (8), after having both his legs amputated. Despite life-changing injuries, he has no regrets about his RAF service.

Duncan Slater: So proud to be part of the RAF story

Despite almost every bone in his body being broken, Scotsman Duncan Slater remains both proud of the RAF and his service in it.

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