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3 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

Merchant bank fills finance gap left after crash

THE reluctance of high street banks to fund small-scale residential developments has been credited with propelling the growth of Close Brothers' property finance division in Scotland in the past five years.

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7 hrs ago | Arbroath Herald

Outward bound for international camp

Earlier this week a group of Scouts from Arbroath were among those setting off for Blair Atholl and Scotland's premier international camp.

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12 hrs ago | Midlothian Today

MSP visits Dalkeith lunch club

Pensioners of St Nicholas' Church lunch club in Dalkeith recently invited Scottish Labour's Finance spokesperson Iain Gray to join them.

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16 hrs ago | Scotsman.com

Greenock death is suspicious, say police

Emergency services were called to Tobago Street in Greenock, Inverclyde, at about 3.20am this morning but the injured man died at the scene.

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20 hrs ago | The Daily Record

Great food, comfy beds, satellite TV and PlayStations..welcome to Scotland's best prisons

But it's unlikely anyone will be booking in for a stay at the new winners of Scotland's best prison - an honour shared by A Kilmarnock, Shotts and Glenochil.

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Yesterday | Kirkintilloch Today

Referendum: Are you registered to vote?

On September 18 this year the people of Scotland will go to the polls to vote in the Independence Refrendum.

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Yesterday | Motherwell Today

Kicking up a stink about dog waste

North Lanarkshire Council was baffled as to how dog waste was left uncollected for a week in Range Road, Motherwell, but guarantees it won't happen again.

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Yesterday | Carnoustie Today

Properties telling a moving tale

According to figures released by a top Arbroath property firm, activity in the Angus housing market has increased by over a third in the last year.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Romsey Advertiser

10,000 watch Commonwealth flotilla

The largest flotilla ever seen on the River Clyde sails into Glasgow as part of the city's Commonwealth Games celebrations Over 10,000 people lined the banks of the Clyde to see the largest flotilla of boats ever to pass through Glasgow.

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Sunday Herald

The First World War began 100 years ago tomorrow ... how Scotland will remember its fallen

EVERY single public ticket for Scotland's national commemoration service to mark the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War has been snapped up within hours.

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The Sand Trap

US vs British Handicaps

I spent the last couple of weeks playing with a few friends who were over here on a golfing trip.

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Mirror.co.uk

Earthquakes DOUBLE in UK prompting call for tighter fracking rules

Most UK quakes are not felt on the surface but earlier this month one measuring 2.9 on the Richter scale near Fort William shook Highlands homes Britain has had 149 quakes so far this year, compared with 154 for all 2013, says the British Geological Survey.

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Montrose Today

Mary Duff in concert at Whitehall

Mary Duff makes a welcome return to the Whitehall Theatre, Dundee on Saturday, September 6 with her own show of country, Irish and popular music.

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Glasgow South and East Wood Today

Love thy neighbours, says Russell

The founder of East Renfrewshire Good Causes is calling on people who live and work in East Ren to love thy neighbour and give half of their charity donations and fundraising efforts to local charities who, he says, are best placed to identify needs and solutions in their community.

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Canada Online Explorer

Controversy is par for the course at Trump's Scots resort

U.S. property magnate Donald Trump practices his swing at the 13th tee of his new Trump International Golf Links course on the Menie Estate near Aberdeen, north east Scotland June 20, 2011.

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Evening Times

Spate of dog attacks spark crackdown call

The charity Dogs Trust says there is a need for a "fundamental overhaul" of dog control laws to bring down the number of attacks.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Forfar Today

"Exceptional" benefit of befriending

Just over a year ago two people were introduced to each other as part of Voluntary Action Angus' 'Care About Kirrie' project and it was the start of a very special relationship.

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Fife Now

New venue confirmed for Fife Nativity

Preparations are already under way for this year's Fife Nativity, which has a new venue after being forced from its previous home.

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WQXI-AM Atlanta

Malaysian cyclist reprimanded for Gaza protest

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Milngavie Today

Jo Swinson welcomes news that more tourists are coming to Scotland

The news that tourist visits to Scotland has increased by ten per cent has been welcomed by East Dunbartonshire MP Jo Swinson.

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