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6 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

Spirit of the Mela keeps fans enthralled despite the weather

THE spirit of Scotland's wbiggest free multicultural festival, the Glasgow Mela, has been evoked at the Live zone at Glasgow Green.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Daily Record

Glasgow 2014: Ultimo boss Michelle Mone and Hamilton Gymnastic Club...

Scottish businesswoman Michelle Mone, who owns and runs Ultimo, wanted to create the dramatic spectacle in George Square in celebration of the Commonwealth Games, and to promote her pledge to donate A 1 from every bra sale on her website to SportsAid Scotland during the Games.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Daily Record

'Inclusive play' is not that simple

Mums of special needs children say council bosses are "missing the point" by striving towards inclusive play as they call for outdoor play facilities for children with disabilities or special needs in East Kilbride.

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

The Daily Record

Atholl House supermarket proposal appeal is rejected

Developer Ediston Opportunity Fund appealed South Lanarkshire Council's latest refusal to their proposed supermarket development at the former headquarters of East Kilbride Development Corporation, but Scottish Government Reporters dismissed the appeal.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Independent

Deadly Asian Hornet 'seen in Scotland,' builders claim, yet not is all as seems

Defra believes otherwise as not one official sighting of the Asian Hornet has been verified in the UK Workmen in Fife were shocked discover what they say was an insect "two to three inches long" with a 6mm-long sting "the length of a needle."

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Related Topix: Entomology, Science, Fife County, Scotland, World News, United Kingdom, Central County, Scotland

The Daily Record

Shocked workers think they've snapped huge killer hornet - first to have landed in Scotland

Asian hornets, which sport a 6mm sting, were rumoured to have landed in the UK - and this looks like the proof.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Daily Record

Reprimand for Naw-ty prankster who targeted Yes supporter's car

Yes supporter Graeme Martin had his Yes campaign car window sticker replaced by a 'Naw' sticker in a roguish stance against Scottish independence.

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The Daily Record

Last chance for Rolls-Royce to gift site to East Kilbride

The company has subbed repeated pleas from MP Michael McCann who believes Rolls-Royce has a responsibility to gift its site to the town once it moves to Inchinnan.

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The Daily Record

EK Arts Centre hosts BBC Scotland radio debate

Audience members posed questions on the most stimulating, moral, political and social issues of the day for The Big Debate live on air.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Evening Times

450 homes to be built in 10m deal

The National Savings and Investments building in Boydstone Road and opposite the Silverburn Shopping Centre will be flattened with 600 workers moved to two separate sites - a main office in Glasgow city centre and a mail processing operation in East Kilbride.

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

Sunday Herald

Agenda: We have a moral obligation to meet our aid duties, even in tough times

Since being elected to Westminster in 1997, I have entered the Private Members Bill ballot pretty much every year, so it was a pleasant surprise to be selected for this year's round of bills.

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Related Topix: Conservatives (UK), World News, United Kingdom, Opinion

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Cumbernauld Today

Green fingers help primary school

A team of willing and enthusiastic EDF Energy staff have made a big difference to the garden at St Margaret of Scotland Primary School in Cumbernauld.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Cumbernauld Today

Green fingered EDF Energy staff help makeover Cumbernauld school's garden

A team of willing and enthusiastic EDF Energy staff have made a big difference to the garden at St. Margaret of Scotland Primary School in Cumbernauld.

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The Daily Record

Soldier thanks East Kilbride heroes who send 'morale' parcels to serving troops

Murray pensioners Christine Nelson and Peter Aitchison regularly fill shoe boxes, packed with much-missed goodies from home, to send to our troops serving abroad.

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The Daily Record

MSP calls for clarification over council's play park plan

After receiving a list of play parks scheduled for a revamp during 2014-2016 from South Lanarkshire Council chief executive Lindsay Freeland, MSP Linda Fabiani is calling on the local authority to detail the work carried out at the 28 play parks already "improved".

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

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Newsday

Hotel chain eyes Scottish expansion

Travelodge has announced it is looking for 10 new hotel sites across Scotland as part of an ongoing expansion drive.

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

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Sunday Herald

Clyde Blowers buys electric motor coils company

JIM McColl's Clyde Blowers Capital has expanded its footprint again by acquiring manufacturing business Preformed Windings for an undisclosed sum.

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BBC News

Body identified as missing canoeist

The 29-year-old, of Edinburgh, was on the water with another man when their canoe capsized on Saturday evening.

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Related Topix: Boat Disaster, Books, Harry Potter, Eilean Siar County, Scotland, United Kingdom, Authors, J.K. Rowling, World News

BBC News

Man guilty of raping two women

A man has been found guilty at the High Court in Aberdeen of raping and assaulting two women in the Wick area.

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Related Topix: Harry Potter, Eilean Siar County, Scotland, United Kingdom, World News

Thu Jul 03, 2014

The Daily Record

Veterans gather at Royal British Legion to commemorate fallen comrades

Now in its 10th year, East Kilbride's Veterans' Day celebration remembers the sacrifices of the fallen and honours the town's ex-service men and women for their bravery with a Veteran's Lapel Badge presentation.

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