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Church apologises to gay people and moves closer to same sex marriage

The General Assembly of the Church of Scotland has approved an apology to gay people for the history of discrimination they have faced in the Church.

News
Traffic heading into and out of Glasgow will be affected

Holiday weekend motorway closures

Drivers are being warned of more motorway closures this weekend and into next week.

Environment
Revealed: The most interesting items found in storage rooms across the UK

Revealed: The most interesting items found in storage rooms across the UK

A full joint of ham, a samurai sword, and a vast collection of designer clothes a wife is hiding from her husband - these are just some of the things Brits have left behind in storage facilities across the UK.

News
Court heard of knife incident at homeless unit

Knifeman faced up to police officers

A rowdy who challenged police officers to fight while holding a knife has been jailed for 11 months.

Crime
Classroom support and breakfast clubs targeted by cash-strapped council

Classroom support and breakfast clubs targeted by cash-strapped council

North Lanarkshire could lose all of its school breakfast clubs and most classroom assistants as the council struggles to pay for services.

Education
The Princess Royal joins minute’s silence for Manchester at General Assembly

The Princess Royal joins minute’s silence for Manchester at General Assembly

Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal joined the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland in observing a minute’s silence for all those affected by the terrorist atrocity in Manchester.

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Staff at Specsavers in Motherwell give their backing to Comic Relief

Specsavers support for Comic Relief

Staff and customers at an opticians in Motherwell have donated £620 to Comic Relief.

Health
Edward Massey (front centre) with Terex Trucks colleagues, family members and representatives from EKGTA

Newarthill apprentice wins top award

A Newarthill man saw off competition from workers at some of the world’s largest companies to win a prestigious award.

Business
Serving up a treat or two at last year's Street Fair

All the fun of the Street Fair

Organisers are hoping the fine weather holds for Bellshill Street Fair this weekend.

News
There are some excellent examples of well marked core paths across Scotland

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

Holytown mum thanks good Samaritan following terror attack

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.

News
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.

News
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.

News
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 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
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