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Family Business’ Rum Wins Global Award For Taste

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A family-owned highland craft distillery has been revealed to be a winner in the World Rum Awards 2021.Pixel Spirits' White Rum was the overall winner in the taste category of unaged rum, distilled...
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Schoolboy who fled war-torn Syria for Scots island now speaks three languages including Gaelic

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A TEN-YEAR-OLD schoolboy who fled war-torn Syria for a new life in the Outer Hebrides now speaks three languages.Abdullah Al-Nakeeb proudly received his certificate in Gaelic from Stornoway Primary School on the Isle of...

100-year-old thanks daily slice of coffee cake for long life

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A PENSIONER who turns 100 this month has revealed having a sense of humour and a slice of coffee walnut cake everyday is the secret to longevity.Eleanor Petrie, who resides at Bield’s Dean Court in Bo’ness,...

Bonnets, Bunnies and Buns; a care home’s eventful Easter weekend

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RESIDENTS at an Edinburgh care home welcome the Easter holidays with a splash of creativity with personalised Easter bonnets ahead of an eventful weekend. Featuring an Easter Egg Hunt, Easter Service and a visit from...

Manager dedicates three decades to providing housing services in Buckhaven

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A LOCAL retirement manager with three decades of experience has hailed the importance of community spirit as an integral part of the development.Beginning her career at just 17, Rachael England (Rae) has been working...
Bike theft art display | Scottish News

Edinburgh College of Art student creates unique display to combat bike theft

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A STUDENT cyclist has installed a bizarre art display to combat bike theft - but locals are concerned it's a tripping hazard and might actually get stolen.Rowena Hutchinson set up the installation outside St...
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Tied Pubs Bill Passes – causing a mixed response from pub tenant communities

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The passing of the Tied Pubs Bill has gained a mixed response from Scotland's pub tenant communities.The bill has faced criticism with arguments being made that it will leave pub tenants vulnerable to pub...

Housing development puts community at the heart of its operation

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Rothesay woman helps provide housing services to individuals in the local communityA ROTHESAY woman has played a vital part in providing housing services to individuals in the local community for over a decade and states...
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Scottish university delivers chemistry lessons to pupils in lockdown

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ACADEMICS from a Scottish university have been helping thousands of secondary school pupils in Scotland get science into their homes for lessonsEdinburgh Napier University's Dr Colin McGill, Dr Fiona Savage and Dr Eric...
Inchmickery Court | Scottish News

Shocking images show horrific council flats with mould so bad “front doors can’t close...

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SHOCKING images show the horrific living conditions at a block of Scottish council flats where one flat is so mouldy "the front door doesn't close properly".Residents at Inchmickery Court in Muirhouse, Edinburgh have shared...
ohn Swinney with pupils from Gracemount High School - Education News Scotland

£100,000 to be awarded to school library services across Scotland

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A FUNDING package for Scottish libraries has been announced with more than £100,000 worth of support to help the delivery of library projects within schools across Scotland.The Scottish Library and Information Council (SLIC), the...
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Fringe By The Sea set to return this August as plans are unveiled

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A SCOTTISH arts Festival has made preliminary plans to return this year in August which will be set in East Lothian.East Lothian's Fringe by the Sea has today announced its plans which it says...
Kyle Roger pushed in freezing pool

Hilarious video shows Scots digger shunt workie into dirty, brown puddle

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A HILARIOUS video shows a Scots digger operator sneakily push a workman into a freezing dirty puddle.The unaware workie can be heard screaming “Ya b******!” as he clambered out of the murky puddle on...
L-R Mary Fraser and Teresa Garzon of WiSA - Business News Scotland

Returners initiative for women to encourage careers in aquaculture

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A NEW initiative aimed at supporting women in rural Scotland with their return to the workplace after a career break has been launched.The new initiative, backed by the Scottish Government's Women Returners Fund and...
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Power firm employees encouraged to volunteer with added day off

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A SCOTTISH energy firm has announced its staff will be given an extra paid day off work to help their communities.ScottishPower announced that they will be encouraging their employees to apply to be among...
Lidl x Kilbryde Hospice - Business News Scotland

Initiative aimed at tackling hunger by Lidl hailed a success

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AN INITIATIVE aimed at tackling food poverty and hunger in Scotland has continued to receive donations from shoppers. "Teaming up to Tackle Hunger" a campaign led by Lidl accumulated over 40,000 packets of rice, tins...
Photograph of Activities Coordinator Samantha Nicol in Scottish News story

Carer lands dream job just eight weeks after suffering heart attack in astonishing recovery

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A CARER who suffered a heart attack two months ago has recovered to take on a brand new role as an activities coordinator at her local care home.Samantha Nicol from Broughton in the Scottish...
Kirsty Baird NY honour - Scottish News

Edinburgh choir leader recognised in New Years honours list

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A SCOTTISH singer has been awarded a British Empire Medal in recognition of her community and charitable work.Kirsty Baird, who runs the Sing in the City choir, has always believed in the power of...
Miniature Christmas tree created by Janet McCallum. Scottish News

Pensioner sleighs festive fundraising for hospice despite crippling Arthritis

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A PENSIONER suffering from Arthritis has raised £160 for a local hospice and spread festive cheer by making and selling miniature Christmas trees.Janet McCallum has raised funds for Strathcarron Hospice who helped treat her...
Murrin (Junior section) posting her card to Belhaven Care Home. Scottish News

Youngsters send festive cheer to shielding elderly residents

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A Girls’ Brigade company have been spreading Christmas cheer to residents in a local care development by sending bespoke Christmas cards.The 1st Troon Girls’ Brigade in South Ayrshire have designed their own Christmas cards...
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