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18 min ago | Milngavie Today

Local guys up for a challenge

Two local men are 'wheely' excited about taking part in Santander bank's 250 mile cycle challenge this month to raise money for the NSPCC.

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4 hrs ago | Metro

10 reasons Glasgow is the best city in the UK

This year Glasgow has soared into top tourist destination lists with both Rough Guides and The Telegraph naming us in their top ten.

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6 hrs ago | Newsday

Man jailed for bin lorry rampage

A man who went on the rampage in a stolen bin lorry, trying to ram police cars and crashing into a bridge, has been jailed for four months.

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9 hrs ago | The Daily Record

Innovative project films troubled mums and dads with kids to show they're better than they think

AN early intervention programme is bringing hope to some of the thousands of kids in Scotland whose parents are drink or drug addicts.

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11 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

Spiers at the Games: Glasgow, the sick city, says welcome to the Games

I love Glasgow. It is a fantastic city. The environment here is rightly renowned the world over.

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

Tue Jul 22, 2014

BBC News

Salmond urged to condemn homophobia

Campaigner Peter Tatchell has called on First Minister Alex Salmond to condemn homophobia in some Commonwealth countries ahead of the Glasgow Games.

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Huskers.com

Gordon, Wright Earn Trip to Commonwealth Games

Former Huskers Nicholas Gordon and Chad Wright will each represent their home country of Jamaica at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland, from July 23 to August 3. Gordon and Wright earned spots on the Jamaican team after competing at the Jamaican National Senior Championships earlier this summer in Kingston.

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Related Topix: Jamaica, Central America, World News, Central County, Scotland, Strathclyde County, Scotland, United Kingdom, Lincoln, NE

Evening Times

The Pub Punter: a look at pubs to visit during the Commonwealth Games

It's Game On! Watching all the sporting action in Glasgow over the next two weeks is going to be thirsty work, so here's my pick of the pubs you should enjoy after a hard day's spectating ... A pub with legendary status in Glasgow and beyond.

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BBC News

Cash for town centre refurbishment

Dunblane town centre is set for a A 550,000 refurbishment after funds were secured from a national transport partnership.

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BBC News

Workmen take home unexploded bomb

A controlled explosion has been carried out on a World War Two bomb which two workmen took home after finding it on a remote Borders hillside.

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

BBC News

Swan causes water sports ban at pond

Edinburgh Leisure has been forced to cancel water sports at one of its venues because a swan has been attacking people.

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Newsday

Woman cut free after A1 accident

A woman had to be cut free from her car by firefighters after a crash on the A1 near Cockburnspath in the Scottish Borders on Monday evening.

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Newsday

Man sought after woman assaulted

Police said they wanted to trace a man who was described as being in his 30s, 5ft 10in tall, of slim build and wearing dark trousers and white top.

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Newsday

Several cars damaged on city street

A black Ford Focus and a white Volkswagen Golf were among the vehicles involved in the incident on Hutcheon Street.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Milngavie Today

Don't forget to make your travel plans now for the Commonwealth Games

With only one day to go until the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games get under way, research indicates up to half the one million ticket holders still need to finalise or make plans for travel to their events.

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Sys-Con Media

Statement by the Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), on...

The meeting discussed important topics related to sport in the Commonwealth, including sport for development, match fixing and fair play.

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Evening Times

Mosque site linked to homes development

PLANS for a new mosque in a Glasgow suburb could pave the way for hundreds of houses to be built on greenbelt land.

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Evening Times

Multi-faith school's Papal bid

Pope Francis was happy to feature in "selfies" for these young pilgrims to St Peter's Basilica in the Vatican City It is hoped the invitation will build on a bid to bring the Pontiff to Glasgow in March next year.

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Andover Advertiser

Susan Boyle to carry Games baton

Singer Susan Boyle will be among those carrying the Queen's Baton, which has continued its journey through the Commonwealth Games host city with visits to some of Glasgow's most recognisable landmarks.

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This Is Lancashire

Games Baton tours city landmarks

Singer Susan Boyle will be among those carrying the Queen's Baton, which has continued its journey through the Commonwealth Games host city with visits to some of Glasgow's most recognisable landmarks.

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