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  1. Hotel sector expected to grow in Glasgow, Edinburgh and AberdeenRead the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago | Sunday Herald

    SCOTLAND'S largest cities have been named among the European destinations expected to see strong growth in the hotel sector during the next two years. SCOTLAND'S largest cities have been named among the European destinations expected to see strong growth in the hotel sector during the next two years.

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  2. Peter Pan house where JM Barrie was inspired to get A 1.7m restorationRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    The house where Peter Pan author JM Barrie was inspired to create his classic children's tale is among several historic sites across Scotland to share 1.7 million of restoration funding. The house where Peter Pan author JM Barrie was inspired to create his classic children's tale is among several historic sites across Scotland to share 1.7 million of restoration funding.

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  3. Deila: I am not celebrating title win just yetRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Evening Times

    The house where Peter Pan author JM Barrie was inspired to create his classic children's tale is among several historic sites across Scotland to share 1.7 million of restoration funding. Historic Scotland's Building Repair Grants Scheme will also help to revive medieval Dean Castle in Kilmarnock, 18th Century Lamer Island Battery at Dunbar, and gothic mansion Brough Lodge in Shetland, among others.

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  4. Airline passenger boost is just the ticketRead the original story

    Yesterday | Scotsman.com

    With increased air routes and cruise ship promotions, travel firms have seen a strong start to the year, writes Kristy Dorsey THIS week marks the start of daily flights between Edinburgh and Doha - capital of the world's richest country per capita - as the recovery in the travel industry works it way up to the premium end of the market. Qatar Airways announced in November that the service, previously flying five times a week out of the Scottish capital, will become a daily operation from the start of this month.

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  5. Supermarket war 'boosts independents'Read the original story

    Yesterday | Scotsman.com

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. TURMOIL in the supermarket sector is set to benefit smaller independent stores such as wine merchants and see more shops opening, according to wholesaler Liberty Wines.

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  6. Neil earns another World Tour shotRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Swindon Advertiser

    The 48-year-old Westlecot indoor player, from Peatmoor, has been awarded one of the two wildcards into the Co-operative Funeralcare International Open due to be played at Blackpool Newton Hall from Sunday. Smith said, "Each World Bowls Tour event has two wildcards which the sponsors pick.

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  7. Flight diverted 'because of debris'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Newsday

    A flight from Dublin to Inverness was also delayed and the airline Flybe said this was because of a "technical issue" with the runway. The flight from Belfast City Airport was due to land at Inverness at midday.

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  8. CCTV images of jewellery raid menRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Newsday

    High-value items were taken from Stephen Henderson the Jewellers on the corner of Union Street and Nethergate at 15:55 on Friday, 6 February. One of the suspects was wearing a distinctive fur-lined hat, and the pair, who are thought to be from Liverpool, ran off towards the city train station following the raid.

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  9. Bo'ness cemetery safety inspection sparked by great-gran's fearsRead the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | Linlithgow Today

    An 81-year-old great-granny had to curb visits to her son's grave amid fears that she was putting her own life in danger in the process. Mary Lyon, whose four-month-old baby son, Archibald Shanks, is buried in Old Carriden Cemetery in Bo'ness, now wants those responsible for its upkeep to act.

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  10. Fundraising hero mum races 10K in memory of son to help other families in hour of needRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | The Daily Record

    INCREDIBLE Arlene Clark was able to set aside her own grief and set up Brightest Star to help other families cope with losing a child. Despite dealing with her own grief, she set up Brightest Star to help other families cope with losing a child.

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  11. One Globetrotting Couple's Intimate Destination Wedding in ScotlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Bride's Magazine

    Neither Lauren Dixon nor Neil Mandt thought that they'd ever find love in L.A., so they took to Match.com - and found each other. The couple loves to travel , so Neil knew he had to make the proposal memorable.

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  12. Kiltwalk bosses defend running costsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | BBC News

    Four charities have withdrawn as official partners of the event in recent weeks. Two cited concerns about the amount of money reaching them.

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  13. Dumbarton Rock Tourism Workshops AnnouncedRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | UKClimbing.com

    A series of workshops focussing on ways to improve tourism around the renowned Glaswegian climbing hotspot Dumbarton Rock and its historical castle will be taking place over the next four days. Councillors, local business owners and members of the local community have been invited to attend the interactive design workshops held in the Dumbarton Football Club and Dumbarton Burgh Hall to build a specific 'community masterplan' - with the aim of transforming the Rock and its waterfront into a first-class tourist destination.

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  14. The Diary: What happened when the accused said 'Get me Beltrami'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Sunday Herald

    I still remember the first time I met him even though it was nearly 40 years ago. As a young reporter on the Evening Times I was at Glasgow Sheriff Court where the tall figure of Joe loomed over me and he asked who I was.

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  15. Jobs over graves? Councillors look set to approve controversial Perth Crematorium road planRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The Daily Record

    Campaigners have cried foul after Perth and Kinross Council declared this week its plans for a controversial new link road MUST go ahead. Council leader Ian Miller said a decision to put the brakes on the A9/A85 relief road project now would jeopardise plans for a third Tay crossing.

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  16. 91% Back Rail Journey Times CallRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Sunday Herald

    About nine in ten Scots want inter-city rail services to be at least as fast as journeys by road, research has found. About nine in ten Scots want inter-city rail services to be at least as fast as journeys by road, research has found.

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  17. Leading surgeon warns NHS bed crisis no longer restricted to winter but hampers efforts all yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | The Daily Record

    A leading surgeon has warned of the creeping privatisation of the NHS and claimed a "bed crisis" means health boards are no longer able to treat patients in their local hospitals. Colin Howie, president of the British Orthopaedic Association, said patients with pre-planned operations are increasingly being sent instead to private hospitals or the NHS-run Golden Jubilee in Clydebank .

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  18. Warnings issued for hail and sleetRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | BBC News

    Weather forecasters are warning of hazardous driving conditions on Monday and Tuesday as frequent sleet, snow and hail showers sweep across Scotland. Up to an inch of snow is possible over low ground and 4in on ground above 200m, the Met Office said.

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  19. Top surgeon warns of creeping privatisation of Scottish NHSRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | Sunday Herald

    ONE of Scotland's top surgeons has warned of the creeping privatisation of the NHS as he claimed a year-round bed crisis means health boards are no longer able to treat patients in their local hospitals. ONE of Scotland's top surgeons has warned of the creeping privatisation of the NHS as he claimed a year-round bed crisis means health boards are no longer able to treat patients in their local hospitals.

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  20. Scottish artist to walk from Aberdeenshire to Venice in modern pilgrimageRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | Sunday Herald

    Anthony Schrag, who trained at Glasgow School of Art and was featured in the nationwide Generation art show last year, is to walk the 1,500 miles from Scotland to the canal city to mark the opening of this year's Venice Biennale of contemporary art. The project, entitled Lure of the Lost, will see Schrag travel on foot to Venice, a trip that he estimates will take around 450 hours of walking.

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