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Latest Community Headlines

Ladies Day at the races sold out in record timing

A RECORD-breaking 9000 guests are set to attend Musselburgh Racecourse’s famous Ladies Day this summer – after the event sold out nine weeks in advance. All tickets for the 14 June event have been snapped up as Scotland’s Stobo Castle Ladies Day celebrates its 10th anniversary. Tickets for the exclusive event were snapped up by […]

April 18th, 2014 | Posted in Community,Local News,News,Scottish News,Top Stories,UK & World | Read More »

Scottish Government cracks down on empty houses

A £2 million loan fund will be launched to help stop empty homes blighting Scotland’s communities, Housing Minister Keith Brown said today. The new funding was announced as the Unoccupied Properties Bill, which will allow local authorities to charge extra Council Tax on houses that have been empty for more than a year, was introduced […]

March 27th, 2012 | Posted in Community,Scottish News | Read More »

Thousands of kilted Scots runners to take part in world record challenge

An attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the most people running in kilts, will take place this summer. Scots runners will try to break the original record set by Canadian runners in Ontario, which saw over 1089 kilted enthusiasts pounding the pavements. The attempt will made along the River Tay, in Perth and […]

March 9th, 2012 | Posted in Community,Scottish News | Read More »

Darren Fletcher’s cousins set for Scottish football success

FOUR teenage sisters are set to follow in their famous cousin’s footsteps – by playing football for Scotland. Natasha, Simone, Dion and Whitney McMahon – cousins of Manchester United’s Darren Fletcher – are on track to be the first family in the country to have four siblings in the national squad. Natasha, 16, and Simone, […]

December 6th, 2011 | Posted in Community,Sport | Read More »

Dates of next Fife Police meetings revealed

LOCALS in Fife have been helping police tackle crime in the area. As part of the Fife Constabulary’s commitment to community engagement, community consultation meetings are held throughout Fife on a bi-monthly basis within the heart of local communities. This allows people to meet with local officers, identify issues they feel affect them and be […]

September 23rd, 2011 | Posted in Community | Read More »

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