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1 hr ago | Milngavie Today

Jo Swinson welcomes news that more tourists are coming to Scotland

The news that tourist visits to Scotland has increased by ten per cent has been welcomed by East Dunbartonshire MP Jo Swinson.

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5 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Graham Swift: A coastguard meets a comedian

Graham Swift says writing short stories allowed him to enter each little world and be with the characters for a short visit.

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9 hrs ago | Romsey Advertiser

Lightning causes travel disruption

Services between London Paddington and Reading, Swindon, Bristol and South Wales were "severely disrupted" due to signalling problems in the Twyford area between Reading and Maidenhead caused by an earlier lightning strike.

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9 hrs ago | Tyrone Times

Can tribute acts ease the pain of missing Garth?

Two Mid Ulster businesses have something up their sleeves that might ease the sting of a weekend, that was supposed to be for Garth Brooks.

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12 hrs ago | Scotsman.com

40% of tourists 'take shortbread and haggis home'

VISITORS to Scotland have been showing a taste for typical produce like shortbread and haggis, with four in ten of them buying food or drink to take home, figures have shown.

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16 hrs ago | Sthelensstar.co.uk

Vast numbers to descend on Liverpool for Giants

AS thousands of people are expected to descend on Liverpool for the Giant Spectacular, people visiting, working or living in the city are being advised to plan ahead and leave plenty of time for their journey.

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17 hrs ago | Engadget Mobile

London's Tube to accept contactless payments from September 16th

The contactless payment feature on your bank card is ideal for speeding up minor purchases, and soon it'll be able to replace your Oyster, too.

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17 hrs ago | Mansfield Chad

Mansfield trains to Nottingham replaced by buses during strike action

Strike action will see train services between Worksop, Mansfield and Nottingham replaced by buses from Monday July 28 until Thursday July 31. The industrial action is being taken by engineering and maintenance staff in Derby, Leeds and Nottingham in a dispute over pay and conditions.

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19 hrs ago | Gazette-news.co.uk

Gazette: Changes in the pipeline - " Southend Travel Centre

The 6.30pm hospital to West Mersea service will run five minutes later, calling at North Station at 6.41pm, allowing passengers to connect from the 6.32am and 6.36am arriving trains from London Liverpool Street.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Eastern Daily Press

Bid to improve mainline train travel gets boost

The campaign to see major improvements on the main line between East Anglia and London is taking a major step forward today with a bid for widespread public support.

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Enfield Independent

A controversial cycling scheme has been given a new name.

The A 30milion scheme formerly known as mini-Holland will know be called 'Cycle Enfield' as public consultation sets to hit the public.

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Chorley Citizen

a Pioneer of electronic music has been made an honorary doctor of philosophy.

Ultravox founding singer, composer, graphic designer and film-maker John Foxx was presented with the award by Edge Hill University.

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Newtownabbey Today

Jonathan to defend record

Former Northern Irish International Strongman and Power Lifter and organiser of the Ultimate Strongman Giant Weekend 2014 Glenn Ross, with current Irish deadlift hold record holder and two times Ireland s Strongest Man Jonathan Kelly from Newtownabbey.

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Chronicle Live

Families enjoy fun day in Byker to mark Commonwealth Games

Glen Joseph may be back playing Buddy in the region at the Theatre Royal Newcastle next month, but it was as different gender that he first tread the boards Cheryl's new husband Jean-Bernard Fernandez-Versini is reported to have spent thousands on roses for their second wedding bash in London Families on a Tyneside estate got in the Commonwealth ... (more)

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Gazetteandherald.co.uk

30,000 are ready to party at WOMAD

Trader Bo Hardy on the Save The Pixies stall will be hoping for a sunny weekend and plenty of customers when 30,000 arrive at WOMAD Everyone has heard of the Jules Verne adventure Around The World in 80 days.

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The Daily Record

Rutherglen and Cambuslang braced for Commonwealth Games travel disruption

Preparations are nearly complete for the mountain bike contest at Cathkin Braes, but locals are being warned to expect travel disruption Commuters in Rutherglen and Cambuslang are bracing themselves for the possibility of travel disruption over the next 11 days with Glasgow 2014 set to kick-off today .

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

UnionLeader.com

Diocese of Manchester's journey of faith

Rachel Tranchemontagne, a parishioner of St. Joseph the Worker Parish in Nashua, pauses in prayer before crossing through the Holy Door at Notre-Dame Cathedral in Quebec City.

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Newtownabbey Today

'Attacks on church must stop'

There have been calls from all sides of the community for an end to attacks on St Mary's Star of the Sea Church in Whitehouse.

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The Wireless

That festival thing I keep mentioning

In May last year, I went to an event called Music Tech Fest to talk about the work that I do as 'Professor of Music Industry Innovation' at Birmingham City University and I pretty much never went home.

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BBC News

Police 'spied on dead man's family'

A mother campaigning for an inquiry into her son's death in 1997 says she has been told she was spied on by undercover Scotland Yard officers.

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