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You can help put Scotland’s core paths on the map

We all know that we should walk more – to the shops, work, the local park or maybe even further afield.

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The largest in-stadia screens in the country have been installed at Hampden

Improvements at Scottish football’s national stadium

Hampden is undergoing renovation work ahead of the UEFA 2020 European Championships.

Football
People lay flowers in Manchester to remember all those who were killed in Monday night's terror attack. Photo - SWNS

Holytown mum gives thanks to good Samaritan

A Holytown mum has thanked the good Samaritan who gave her daughter and a friend train tickets to get home after the Manchester terror attack.

Crime
42.9 per cent of pupils said they walked to school in the survey.

Research reveals half of Scots pupils travel to school actively

Just under half of Scots pupils are choosing to travel to school by bike, foot or scooter according to a survey carried out by Sustrans Scotland.

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More misery for M8 drivers

Eurocentral traffic warning

Drivers are being warned of “major disruption” on roads around Eurocentral for the next week as a roundabout is partially closed for surfacing work.

Environment
One week to go until Gardening Scotland 2017

One week to go until Gardening Scotland 2017

It’s only one week to go until Gardening Scotland 2017– the nation’s biggest and most established garden and outdoor living festival – taking place at the Royal Highland Showground, Ingliston from Friday, June 2, until Sunday, June 4.

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UNISON  has expressed the anger and disappointment of NHS staff at its recommendation to continue with a one per cent cap on wages.

Pay cap on Scotland’s health workers must end

Scotland’s health workers are calling on the NHS Pay Review Body (PRB) to ‘scrap the cap’ imposed on NHS staff.

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Carl McHugh (pictured after scoring against Kilmarnock in March) hopes that Ben Heneghan and Louis Moult (both also pictured) won't follow Zak Jules and Stephen Pearson out the Fir Park exit door.

Carl McHugh: Scotty’s a big loss... I hope Louis and Ben stay

In the wake of key striker Scott McDonald’s announcement that he’s leaving Motherwell, Irish star Carl McHugh is hoping that top scorer Louis Moult and defender Ben Heneghan will stick around for next season.

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We Love Manchester Emergency Fund launched

We Love Manchester Emergency Fund launched

Manchester City Council in partnership with the British Red Cross have launched an appeal for people affected by the devastating attack in Manchester.

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Elaine Morris and son Jack in the kitchen which has finally been completed

Family’s kitchen nightmare

A Motherwell mum is raging after work to fit a new kitchen she thought would take only a few days dragged on for six weeks.

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The funeral of Father Holmes will be held on Saturday

Long serving Spiritan priest passes away

The funeral of Carfin priest Father Ted Holmes CSSp will take place on Saturday.

Health
The Ideal Home Show Scotland returns for its 70th year

Ideal Home Show Scotland celebrates 70th birthday

The Ideal Home Show Scotland celebrates its 70th year in Scotland when it returns to Glasgow this weekend.

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Katie Archibald in full flight during Tuesdays race in Motherwell (Pic by Alan Watson)

Storming stuff from Olympic gold medal winner Archibald thrilled Motherwell crowd

Olympic Games gold medallist Katie Archibald, representing Team WMT, managed a third place finish at Tuesday’s women’s Matrix Fitness Grand Prix Series race in Motherwell.
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Amazon launches 40 new channels

Amazon launches 40 new channels

More than 40 subscription TV channels including Discovery and ITV Hub+ are now available to watch for Amazon Prime members as part of the new Channels service.

Arts
The shot of Myra Hindley in Fife, taken by Ian Brady. Copyright: Duncan Staff/SWNS

Photo links infamous child killers to east of Scotland

A chilling photograph taken by serial killer Ian Brady of his accomplice Myra Hindley has been identified as a Fife beauty spot.

Crime
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said Scotland must not allow terrorism to triumph. Pic: Lisa Ferguson.

Scotland must not allow terrorism to triumph

The people of Scotland must not allow terrorism to triumph and should go about their business as usual, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said.

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Rubbish was dumped in garden of house where dog was found

Starving dog left in shower of empty house

A landlord trying to have a tenant evicted has told of his disgust at finding a starving dog locked in a shower cubicle of the abandoned house.

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John Swinney has a word with Junior Section members

Swinney’s vote goes to BBs

Deputy First Minister John Swinney was the guest of honour at the annual review of Motherwell and District Battalion of the Boys’ Brigade.

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The triumphant Colville Park AFC squad celebrate after beating Leven United 2-1 in last years Scottish Amateur Cup Final at Hampden Park (Pic by Alan Watson)

Colville Park start hot favourites to lift Scottish Amateur Cup once again

Only a newly promoted club stands between Premier Division champions Colville Park AFC and their second consecutive Scottish Amateur Cup triumph at Hampden Park.

Football
Gerry Bonham (left) and his assistant Stuart Easton have made a positive impact since arriving at Thorniewood United in February

Thorniewood boss Gerry: finishing in fourth spot is unbelievable

Thorniewood United’s excellent recent run of just two defeats in their last 13 league matches has seen them cement a hugely creditable fourth place finish in McBookie.com Central Division 1.

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