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Latest Community Headlines

Report says funeral costs will rise by nearly £1bn by 2020

2015 is expected to be a “tipping point” where the number of deaths in the UK will begin to rise after decades of falling. As the oldest of the babyboomer generation move through their later years deaths are predicted to rise by 20%. A new report suggests that this trend reversal will have significant implications […]

April 17th, 2015 | Posted in Community | Read More »

New female osprey at Loch of the Lowes lays second egg

THE Scottish Wildlife Trust has confirmed that the new female osprey at its Loch of the Lowes Wildlife Reserve, near Dunkeld, has laid her second egg of the season. On Tuesday evening, the new female osprey laid her first egg and brought delight to osprey enthusiasts around the globe.   Ospreys can lay up to […]

April 17th, 2015 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Disabled veteran in 1,000 mile mobility scooter marathon

A DISABLED war veteran will attempt to break the world record for a 1,000 mile journey on a mobility scooter next month. Andy McIntosh, 42, from Strathaven will start his epic journey on May 5, hoping to break the record for “fastest journey from John-O’-Groats to Land’s End on an Electric Mobility Vehicle (individual)’. The […]

April 17th, 2015 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Teenage Royal Navy reservists dies of meningitis

A HEARTBROKEN father plans to scatter the ashes of his sea-loving teenage son on the Firth of Forth after he was killed by meningitis. Royal Navy Reservist Patrick Clunas was struck down by the disease last week and died in hospital just two days later. Patrick, from Rosyth, Fife, had joined the Royal Navy Reserves […]

April 16th, 2015 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Music school set to take over Royal High

THE iconic Royal High School building could finally have found a permanent use after lying empty for almost 50 years Edinburgh’s oldest independent music school, St Mary’s, has been tipped to take over the building. Many hoped the building, near the east end of Princes Street, would become a permanent home for the Scottish Parliament. […]

April 16th, 2015 | Posted in Community | Read More »

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