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20 hrs ago | The Daily Record

Two mums reveals why they are prepared to spend hundreds on birthday parties for their children

WITH one in 10 parents prepared to shell out up to A 800 on a party for their child's birthday we speak to two mums who reveal why they go over the top for their kids.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, World News, United Kingdom

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Hailsham Today

Triple mountain run with deafblind athlete

A soldier will lead a deafblind man on a series of gruelling mountain runs as the pair brace themselves to complete the Three Peaks challenge.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom

Fri Aug 22, 2014

BBC News

McColl in bid to save bust shipyard

One of Scotland's richest men is among the bidders for Ferguson Shipbuilders in Port Glasgow which went into administration last week.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Strathclyde County, Scotland,

BBC News

Yes declaration hits million target

More than a million people have signed a declaration that they are in favour of Scottish independence, campaigners have said.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Daily Record

Anger as more jobs lost in service cuts

In a further blow, the vehicle maintenance for fire service vehicles in the region is no longer being carried out by Dumfries and Galloway Council and has been transferred to Cumbernauld.

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Related Topix: Dumfries and Galloway County, Scotland, World News, United Kingdom,

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Sunday Herald

Baby with deadly birthmark makes full recovery after trial treatment

A RARE and deadly birthmark almost robbed her of her sight - but little Georgia Gibson has never looked back since it was shrunk with a drug normally used to treat heart conditions.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Strathclyde County, Scotland

Daily Mail

Doctors detect rare growth just 10 days before it penetrated baby Georgia's brain

Two shot and 31 arrested as violence descends on Ferguson for a NINTH night: State trooper hits out at 'violent agitators' using demonstrations to commit crimes as town resembles a war zone Yoga instructor, 36, plunges to his death as he rock climbs in Yosemite - just hours after proposing to girlfriend on a hike 'I only have two to three years ... (more)

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Related Topix: Fitness, Yoga, World News, United Kingdom

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Sunday Herald

Scientists toast Spar energy drink contract

TWO Inverness scientists who created an energy drink based on natural ingredients have secured a Scotland-wide listing for the product with a major convenience store chain.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Recipes, World News, United Kingdom

Scotsman.com

Outlander generates investment in screen industry

SCOTLAND is gearing up for a lucrative double whammy after Outlander received a green light for an extended run - before it is even screened in the UK.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Strathclyde County, Scotland

Cumbernauld Today

Cumbernauld and Kilsyth women called up for Strathclyde race

Cumbernauld and Kilsyth women are being urged to take part in the local wing of the Women's Running 10k Race Series next month.

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Cumbernauld Today

Hospice lottery grant boosts care at home

One of Cumbernauld and Kilsyth's best-loved charities has been handed a 700,000 lottery grant to boost its Hospice @ Home service.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Medicine, Nursing

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Sunday Herald

A heady mix of politics, poetry and rock'n' roll

The Edinburgh International Book Festival is usually a good place to go in search of the unusual and the exotic, but this year Scotland is the unusual and the exotic.

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Related Topix: Arts, Poetry, The Jesus and Mary Chain, Pop/Rock, World News, United Kingdom

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Evening Times

Scots miss out: TV show Outlander filmed here but shown only in US

FANS of a time-travelling TV blockbuster filmed in Scotland have vented their frustration at not being able to watch it on home turf.

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Related Topix: Diana Gabaldon, Vocal, World News, United Kingdom

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Sunday Herald

Clyde on the run

POLICE Scotland have appealed for information on their Facebook page after the model of Clyde, the Commonwealth Games mascot, went missing from Glasgow's Paisley Road West.

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Cumbernauld Today

Appeal of village life

Castlecary is close to Cumbernauld and within easy reach of Glasgow or Stirling, but offers a total change of pace from the hurly burly of modern urban life.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

Zap2it.com

'Outlander': Sam Heughan had to 'pack on weight' to play Jamie

Though this statement will likely spark pushback because dissent is the Internet's lifeblood, "Outlander," premiering Saturday, Aug. 9, on Starz is perfect.

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Related Topix: Diana Gabaldon, Vocal, World News, United Kingdom

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Cumbernauld Today

Green Champions

Resource Efficient Scotland is calling on staff from Cumbernauld and Kilsyth organisations to become certified Green Champions through a new online training course.

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Galloway Today

Soldier to aid man's climb

A Galloway soldier is taking on the challenge of a lifetime by guiding a deafblind man on a gruelling 24 hour climb to the summit of the tallest mountains in Scotland, England and Wales in 24 hours.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

Scotsman.com

Comment: Airguns are not a licence for cruelty

Shockingly, this happened to a swan in Scotland and is just one example of harrowing airgun attacks on animals dealt with by the Scottish SPCA.

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Related Topix: Lothian County, Scotland, United Kingdom, Strathclyde County, Scotland, World News, Central County, Scotland,

Sun Aug 03, 2014

Sunday Herald

Outlander: Critics in US praise new A 50m TV drama

The first reviews of the drama Outlander appeared in the American press this weekend and journalists in the main gave the episodes glowing write-ups, with particular praise for the Scottish landscape.

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Related Topix: Central County, Scotland, Strathclyde County, Scotland, World News, United Kingdom,

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