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East Kilbride, Scotland News

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Yesterday | Sunday Herald

Nobel laureates: ban creationism in Scottish schools

Sir Harold Kroto, 1996 Nobel Prize Laureate in chemistry, has backed calls for a ban on the teaching of creationism in Scottish schoolsPhotograph: Getty Sir Harold Kroto, Sir Richard Roberts and Sir John Sulston have signed a petition lodged at the Scottish Parliament calling for guidance to be introduced for teachers.

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Yesterday | Scotsman.com

Peter Ross: Hanging with heavies at Highland Games

WHETHER they come for money, or for God and glory, the Highland Games would be poorer without the international giants who love hurling our trees and rocks THE stone is pitted and round, weighs 16 pounds and draws the mind to dragon eggs.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Evening Times

Housing plans to go on show

Families living near The National Savings and Investment Bank, in Pollok, in the South Side of Glasgow are to get their say on draft proposals.

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The Daily Record

Joy for scooter kid Matthew as A 130,000 play park opens in Mossneuk

Decaying play equipment in the Mossneuk area of the town has been replaced with state-of-the-art facilities thanks to the initiative of local schoolboy Matthew Duncan, whose play park venture sparked the News' Kids Need to Play community campaign.

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The Daily Record

Tributes as schoolboy Lee Jamieson (12) loses nine-month battle with leukaemia

Popular Murray boy Lee died in CHAS's Robin House hospice on Sunday surrounded by his family.

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The Daily Record

East Kilbride's Ice Bucket Challenge champions get a soaking all in the name of charity

Staff and management at The Torrance Hotel in East Kilbride Village were among dozens of game East Kilbridians who drenched themselves in freezing cold water for charities including Motor Neurone Disease Scotland and Macmillan Cancer Care.

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The Daily Record

Independence Referendum: Better Together insist East Kilbride firms are saying no to separation

With just three weeks until polling day, the No camp in East Kilbride carried out a survey to ascertain if local businesses want independence for Scotland.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Scotsman.com

Enterprise in the dough with A 30m investment

Craft bakery supplier Enterprise Foods has secured a 30 million cash injection in a deal backed by private equity firm Hattington Capital.

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The Daily Record

East Kilbride apprentice takes on Mount Fuji challenge

He's already at the start of a high flying career ... and now a young East Kilbride man is reaching for new heights.

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The Daily Record

Loch lantern launch in memory of East Kilbride schoolboy Lee Jamieson

Family and friends of 12-year-old Lee Jamieson are to gather at James Hamilton Heritage Loch this Friday for a special memorial event.

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The Daily Record

East Kilbride-based foundation supports Maggie's

Maggie's Lanarkshire Centre Fundraiser Marion Taylor, John Hartson Foundation's Elizabeth Emmerson and Maggie's Lanarkshire Centre Head Lorrie Forsyth outside the new Maggie's Centre in Monklands Hospital Maggie's Lanarkshire has received A 7500 from the John Hartson Foundation towards running costs of its new purpose-built ... (more)

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The Daily Record

Toast to expansion as East Kilbride whisky firm thrives

Neil Berry West of Scotland business development manager at Clydesdale Bank and Gerry McSherry, group managing director at JG Distillers The whisky blenders, bottlers and exporters, who operate from Peel Park, are investing in new stock after obtaining significant funding from Clydesdale Bank's West of Scotland Business and Private Banking Centre ... (more)

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

Sat Aug 23, 2014

The Independent

Good Samaritan stabbed and mugged as she ran to help 'screaming woman' in park

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Daily Record

Ferguson Shipbuilders: Former shipyard worker is frontrunner among...

Alex Salmond at Fergusons yesterday with shipyard officials William Small, Jim Moohan, Alex Logan, Kenny Jordan, MSP Duncan McNeil and John McMunagle Speaking from his home in Dubai, Wilson, who bought the John Brown name in 2001, insisted his plans would transform the site.

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Daily Mail

Good Samaritan knocked out, stabbed and robbed by mystery attacker...

Good Samaritan knocked out, stabbed and robbed by mystery attacker when she went to help 'screaming woman' in a park A good Samaritan who was the victim of a sickening attack after she went to investigate screams coming from a park has described her ordeal.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Daily Record

Disability club's TV debut delight for town's Real Hero...

Pride of the town the 'Maw's Mafia' take to our television screens and show why The EK Hangout should win Carer of the Year award in Scotland's Finding Real Heroes.

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The Daily Record

Post Office campaigners call to end controversial plans to franchise town's main office

Campaigners say franchising will result in a loss of jobs and a poorer service for customers and have, along with MP Michael McCann, called on Post Office management to abandon the plans.

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The Daily Record

Investigation into second care home as deadline for improvement at East Kilbride facility runs out

Concern over standards of care at second nursing home owned by the boss of Acorn Park in East Kilbride as the Care Inspectorate serves New Monteith House with a formal improvement notice.

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The Daily Record

Independence Referendum: Yes EK urge constituents to vote yes to save Scotland's NHS

NHS consultant surgeon, Phillipa Whitford, tells voters at a public meeting in Westwood Hall that a Yes vote in four weeks time is essential to ensure the NHS stays alive in Scotland.

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The Daily Record

Independence Referendum: No camp call for clarity on a separate Scotland currency

With just four weeks until polling day campaigners for Better Together East Kilbride say First Minister Alex Salmond must reveal what his Plan B is if Scotland lose the pound.

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