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17 min ago | Buteman Today

Argyll and Bute's invitation to WW1 'Drumhead Service'

Edinburgh Castle's Esplanade will host a Drumhead Service on August 10 to mark the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Sunday Herald

New look as country park to get 3.5m revamp

PLANS have been approved for a 3.5million revamp of a country park owned by the UK's largest private landowner.

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BBC News

Call to join special WW1 service

People from across Scotland are being invited to join a special service next month to mark the centenary of the outbreak of World War One.

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The Daily Record

Body of a man recovered from Water of Leith, Police say cause of death is 'unexplained'

POLICE in Edinburgh are trying to determine the cause of death of a man found in the Water of Leith in Edinburgh A Police Scotland spokesman said: "Police in Edinburgh responded to the Water of Leith, near to the Stenhouse Industrial Estate, at around 9.30am on Monday July 21 where the body of a man was recovered from the water.

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Lancashire Evening Post

'Next, she was doing Lebed in her bedroom using balled-up socks!'

Aasma Day finds out how a dance class at a Lancashire hospice is improving life for people living with the health condition lymphoedema Feather boas and sparkly top hats are the magical ingredients in an exercise dance class held at St Catherine's Hospice in Lostock Hall, near Preston.

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Linlithgow Today

Food waste collection saves West Lothian Council A 46,000

Around 20,000 householders, including those in Linlithgow, use the weekly food waste collection and in six months diverted 450 tonnes of food waste from landfill.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Central County, Scotland,

Examiner.com

Great Scot: Executive Golf getaway heads for birthplace of golf in October

Ottawa-Gatineau area players who watched the Open Championship and wondered how they can get to play on courses in the U.K. are invited to check out the trip to Scotland that Executive Golf just put in its travel bag of events.

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Midlothian Today

No place like home

A woman from Gorebridge is celebrating having spent all 65 years of her life in the same Midlothian Council house.

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BBC News

Garden herbarium celebrates 50 years

It is 50 years since the Queen officially opened the herbarium and library building at Edinburgh's Royal Botanic Garden.

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Scotsman.com

A guide for surviving the Edinburgh Fringe

IT'S A STOCK soundbite that the population of Edinburgh doubles during August, as performers, festival workers, agents and PR execs, journalists and reviewers, show-goers and tourists descend upon the city for the month.

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Fife Now

More support to Yes Campaign

More well-known Scottish figures have come forward and shown their support in backing a Yes vote in September's independence referendum.

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IcNorthWales

North Wales girl in care sent to Scotland

A family court judge has blasted the system which placed a young teen in care in Scotland because of a lack of secure local accommodation Judge Gareth Jones, the designated family judge for the region, was speaking in a case where a young girl in North Wales was initially placed in Edinburgh, Scotland.

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Midlothian Today

Seniors going for gold at Games

Care home residents took part in a Seniors Commonwealth Games at Mayfield Leisure Centre last Tuesday, while sheltered housing residents were in action at Ladywood Leisure Centre, Penicuik, on Thursday.

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Lancashire Evening Post

Haulier in thefts probe

A haulier was arrested and charged following a dawn raid on his suburban home as part of a probe into a national conspiracy to steal from heavy goods vehicles.

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Eastlothian Today

Haddington teenager told to seek legal representation

Ashleigh O'Donnell told Sheriff Braid she was representing herself when she appeared in the dock at Haddington Sheriff Court last Wednesday.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Sunday Herald

Police give warnings to keep children off roads

ELLEN THOMAS POLICE Scotland is urging parents to ensure their children are safe from traffic when out playing with their friends during the school holidays.

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The Daily Record

Killer legal high Burst available in Scottish sweet shops despite being blamed for at least one death

EXPERTS are warning that sale of a legal high known as Burst is spreading across Central Scotland at an alarming rate.

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The Olympian

Judge orders James Brown documents made public

In this July 6, 2005 file photo, James Brown performs on stage during the Live 8 concert at Murrayfield Stadium in Edinburgh, Scotland.

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Daily Kos

Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: Hope you had a good time edition

Ross Douthat on the right of parents to ignore their kids... Nicholas Kristof says nothing using a couple of thousand words... Nate Cohn on the role black voters may play this cycle... Dana Milbank thinks Elizabeth Warren knows too much to be president... and Leonard Pitts wonders if the GOP can kick its addiction to stupid.

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Lancashire Evening Post

Fears over blue badge centre

Disabled drivers in Preston fear they have been abandoned after the closure of the city's only blue badge station.

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