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Scots council workers plan strike as unions warn “members are at breaking point”

SCOTS council workers are planning strike action, as unions warn “members are at breaking point”. Action will be taken in half of Scotland’s local authority...

Minister welcomes new councils

CABINET Secretary John Swinney has this weekend set out the Government’s partnership approach to working with local government as final agreements are reached across...

Raising the bar in PE teaching

AN AGREEMENT has been struck to help deliver PE targets in primary and secondary schools. Every school pupil in Scotland will benefit from at least...

Salmond pays tribute to departing Cosla president Pat Watters

FIRST Minister Alex Salmond has paid tribute to departing Cosla president Pat Watters at the organisation’s annual conference in St Andrews. During his closing speech...

Cash strapped council splurge on luxury hotel for staff

By Cara Sulieman A SCOTS council facing hundreds of job losses over a £1 BILLION black hole in its budget is paying for a dozen...

Scots councils spend £1 million per year on bottled water

By Alexander Lawrie SCOTLAND’S local authorities are pouring £1 million a year down the drain buying in bottled water rather than using supplies from taps. Council...

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