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35 min ago | Scotsman.com

Alex Massie: Take a break from debate in Easter

Forget about the referendum et al for this weekend at least - there are far more important things in life worth celebrating, says Alex Massie Greetings from Jura, where spring has arrived at last.

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4 hrs ago | Linlithgow Today

Synthetic turf pitch one step closer

Linlithgow Leisure centre may soon be the recipients of a brand new full-size, third generation synthetic turf pitch, if all goes to plan.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Central County, Scotland,

9 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

A kitchen garden tended with love

Walking around Carina and Victor Contini's flourishing Victorian walled kitchen garden at their home on the outskirts of Edinburgh on a dry, sunny day in April, it's difficult to recall its tricky beginnings in January 2012.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, World News, United Kingdom, Life, Food, Vegetables, Slow Food, Recipes

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Sunday Herald

Tayburn secures 500,000 worth of new work

The Edinburgh company's business wins include heating maintenance provider CORGI HomePlan and East Lothian based investment management firm McInroy & Wood.

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Lancashire Evening Post

Plans for first 205 homes looks set for approval

Detailed plans for a housing estate in the north of Preston look set to be given the nod, despite fears from neighbours about the development.

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Greenfield

troupe invited to theater festival in Scotland

The Greenfield High School Drama group has been chosen to perform at the American High School Theatre Festival in Edinburgh, Scotland, in 2015.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, World News, United Kingdom,

Scotsman.com

Dying Scot soldier's bible in WWI exhibition

IT was retrieved from the body of a young Scot in his dying moments as he lay on the battlefield, fatally wounded from a blast of machine gun fire.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Train Disaster

Scotsman.com

Councillor found guilty of stealing from elderly couple

Gordon Beurskens, 51, claimed pensioners Jimmy and Nettie McQue had given him "unlimited" control of their bank accounts so they could keep their money "below the radar".

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Related Topix: Elderly (Senior Citizen), Family, United Kingdom

Garstang Today

Anti-fracking groups plan opposition

Anti-fracking groups from Longridge and Garstang joined 10 other organisations to plan opposition to the controversial industry in the county.

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Related Topix: Lancashire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Merseyside County, England

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Lytham Today

Men in court over shop raid

Two men accused of twice raiding a Lytham shopping arcade in balaclavas and stealing electrical goods totalling 15,000 have appeared in court.

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Related Topix: Lancashire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Computers

Sunday Herald

Kelpies trip the light fantastic

The Kelpies, artist Andy Scott's 300-tonne, 98ft high horse head sculptures, have been launched at Helix Park, Falkirk, with a display by renowned pyrotechnic company Groupe F. Groupe F, which illuminated Paris's Eiffel Tower at the Millennium, unveiled the sculpture with light, flame and a pulsating sound performance.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Central County, Scotland

GPB.org

First Embryonic Stem Cells Cloned From A Man's Skin

Dolly, the first mammal to be genetically cloned from adult cells, poses for the camera in 1997 at the Roslin Institute in Edinburgh, Scotland.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, World News, Medicine, Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology, Genetics

Nanaimo Daily News

Initial public offerings scheduled to debut next week

The following is a list of initial public offerings planned for the coming week.

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Newsday

Ex-councillor guilty of embezzlement

Gordon Beurskens, 51, claimed Jimmy and Nettie McQue had given him "unlimited" control of their accounts so they could keep their money "below the radar".

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IcNorthWales

North Wales traffic and travel round up: April 17

As we approach rush hour the Daily Post will be providing updates on the latest situation on North Wales's travel network.

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Related Topix: Gwynedd County, Wales, United Kingdom, Flintshire County, Wales,

The Daily Record

Tributes to West Lothian dad in M8 tragedy

RYAN CHALMERS, who was shot in both legs behind a pub on Tuesday, walked free from court two years ago after admitting stabbing Christopher Bergin to death but claiming he acted in self-defence.

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The Daily Record

West Lothian woman's plea over danger road

RYAN CHALMERS, who was shot in both legs behind a pub on Tuesday, walked free from court two years ago after admitting stabbing Christopher Bergin to death but claiming he acted in self-defence.

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The Daily Record

West Lothian actor stars in Easter play

RYAN CHALMERS, who was shot in both legs behind a pub on Tuesday, walked free from court two years ago after admitting stabbing Christopher Bergin to death but claiming he acted in self-defence.

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Midlothian Today

Man jailed for fatal Mayfield stabbing

A 21-year-old man has been sentenced to 10 and a half years in prison for culpable homicide following the death of a 28-year-old man in Mayfield last year.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Eastlothian Today

Radio star rewards Prestonpans learners

Forth One presenter Arlene Stuart was special guest at an event at the Pennypit in Prestonpans, which honoured a group of East Lothian learners.

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