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Listed stately home knocked down after it fails to sell for £1

A STATELY home has been demolished after it failed to sell for £1. The B-listed Georgian mansion, once home to some of the wealthiest families...

Law firm bags £680K as council wastes millions on waste project

A BUNGLING council wasted £2.4m on waste disposal project - including paying £680,000 in fees to a law firm. Scottish Borders Council had announced plans...

“Disgust” over councillor’s claim for funeral mileage

A COUNCILLOR has caused “disgust” after claiming expenses to attend a colleague’s funeral.   Alastair Cranston, a former Scotland rugby international and SNP councillor, even put...

“Union” bridge connecting Scotland and England could be torn down

A HISTORIC bridge, built to strengthen relations between Scotland and England, could be torn down due to lack of money for repairs. The 19th century...

Primary school terrors behind 205 attacks on teachers

SCHOOL bosses have revealed an astonishing fivefold increase in the number of primary pupils attacking teachers. Children aged four to 11 were responsible for 205...

Anger as council spends £32K on an army of bins “that look like Daleks”

A SCOTTISH council has been accused of splashing £32,000 of taxpayers’ cash on 97 giant Daleks. The 5ft tall recycling bins are being installed by...

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