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2 hrs ago | Eastlothian Today

Eat East Lothian enjoys a 29 per cent rise in popularity

This year's Eat East Lothian promotion has seen a 29 per cent increase in people taking part.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

Buchan Observer

Top marks for Buchan beach

Peterhead's Lido beach has achieved the highest ranking for water quality in the annual report of the Marine Conservation Society.

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Newsday

Why the army took over Charles's chocolate factory

Scotland's first chocolate factory aroused suspicion at the outbreak of World War One.

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Kirkintilloch Today

Kirkintilloch Rob Roy: End of an era

Many football fans will be saddened to hear that the end of an era is fast approaching for Kirkintilloch Rob Roy as the club prepares to leave its famous Adamslie Park home.

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KSFO AM 560

Loch Ness Monster Reportings on the Rise After Sighting on Apple Maps

Images of what is reportedly the infamous monster of Scotland's Loch Ness has spawned a spate of copycat sightings since the mythical creature was supposedly captured on Apple Maps by amateur Loch Ness Monster spotters last year.

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Eastlothian Today

Prestonpans cup tie thug avoids prison sentence

A football thug who was part of a 30-strong mob that brought a Scottish Cup tie to a halt has been spared a prison sentence.

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Kincardineshire Today

Funding boost to get Portlethen walking

Hubs for walking, cycling and public transport will be created in Portlethen as well as Ellon and Fraserburgh under the 'Integrated Travel Towns' banner.

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Forfar Today

A tourist guide to Kirrie - and a history book of the future

With the holiday season and days out upon us once again, the latest edition of 'A Guide to Kirriemuir and District' is sure to be a hit with visitors and locals alike.

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Kirriemuir Today

Married at Aberlemno

Georgina Anne Blaxall of Bishop Stoke, Southampton and Ross Paul Duncan of School Road, Aberlemno were married at Aberlemno Church on Saturday, April 5. Their wedding reception followed at the Northern Hotel, Brechin.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Sunday Herald

Hot destinations for news junkie holidays: Kosovo, North Korea ... and Scotland

A TRAVEL firm which organises holidays to troubled destinations such as North Korea and Kosovo is reporting strong interest in its latest package holiday to Scotland.

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Sunday Herald

Why the fight for independence has left Yes Scotland behind

In May 2012, I was recruited to join the launch event for Yes Scotland - the eagerly anticipated campaign for a Yes vote at the referendum on Scottish independence.

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Arbroath Herald

Tartan Week touches thousands

There was plenty for all the family in the series of events orchestrated by Angus Ahead to celebrate Scotland and which kicked off on April 5 with the Arbroath Homecoming Weekend.

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WFTV Orlando

Scarlett Johansson surprises 'Under the Skin'

We all knew it would come to this. Artificial intelligences, superheroes and now aliens from beyond the stars? Perhaps Scarlett Johansson has simply superseded portraying regular old people in favor of the wholly digital, the post-human and, in Jonathan Glazer's cool, disturbing and moving science-fiction film "Under the Skin," a sometimes ... (more)

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Milngavie Today

Wheely good news for cycling in the district

East Dunbartonshire Council is on track to receive 1million in funding from transport charity Sustrans, as part of their Community Links Programme.

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Mirror.co.uk

Girl, 9, repeatedly mauled by a dog when she went to pet it during visit to playpark

Johanna McQuillan is being treated for injuries to her legs after the dog attacked her in front of her little sister A nine-year-old girl was repeatedly mauled by a crazed dog in a swing park yesterday as her father desperately tried to fend off the animal.

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Sunday Herald

Clyde out to expand network as sales rise

THE managing director of Clyde Property has plans to extend the company's branch network again this year amid growing volumes of property sales.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Your Leek Paper

John Lovatt MBE with the House of Commons bottle of whiskey which has ...

Prime Minister David Cameron has donated a bottle of House of Commons whisky to a Leek man to help his fund-raising efforts for a new war memorial.

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Cumbernauld Today

Cumbernauld man is Glasgow 2014 baton bearer

James Clare 05/04/14 CUMBERNAULD. Glasgow 2014 Baton Bearer Stuart Kerr who was secretly nominated by son Jason .

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The Daily Record

Lanarkshire duo in Miss Scotland finals

The girls will shortly go head-to-head in a series of challenges - including a tough cycle at the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome - prior to the final judging panel on Thursday, May 1. Stunning Charlene Key, of Ashgill, and gorgeous Kerri O'Raw, from Hamilton, have been named among the ten finalists competing for the crown.

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Arbroath Herald

Trick shot for Arbroath pool

A major Scottish pool event attracting professionals from across the country is being held at Shotz Pool and Snooker in Arbroath this weekend.

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