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Proposed ‘Visitor Levy’ Will Have Little Benefit for Local Pentland Businesses

Paul Fisher Cockburn, C&B News Scottish Government plans to enable local councils to impose a ...

By Paul Fisher Cockburn

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Forging the Path: the rise of Black migrant women entrepreneurs in Scotland

The UK Government’s most recent laws on migration, such as the Illegal Immigration Act 2023 ...

By Ana Dutra Tagliati

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Inclusions and exclusions as Visitor Levy Bill passes stage 2

Which visitors to Orkney should be paying a locally administered tax for staying here and ...

By The Orkney News

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The visitor levy as leverage – views from Leith

The Edinburgh Reporter interviewed Edinburgh Council Leader Cllr Cammy Day last month as elected representatives ...

By Broughton Spurtle

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Students urged to check their loan statements to avoid unpleasant surprise

In some cases, former students have found the amount of money they owe to the ...

By Hans J Marter, Shetland News

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Upgrade works at Kennacraig have contributed considerable disruption to Islay’s lifeline ferry service.

Ferry delays causes issues for Islay businesses and residents

MV Glen Sannox, the first of the two ferries under construction in Ferguson’s Yard on ...

By Ileach

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Magic Scales - and author Paul Murdoch

How one author set out to change perceptions of asthma through stories

“At four years old I remember rolling down a grassy hill on a summer’s day. ...

By Mary Irvine, The Clydesider

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The struggle of migrant mothers: escaping abuse and confronting international abduction charges

Every year, thousands of immigrant mothers suffer violence from their partners, resulting in them running ...

By Ana Dutra Tagliati, Migrant Women Press

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‘Relentless, embarrassing & cruel’: Report highlights social isolation faced by young women in Highlands

It is 5:35pm on a warm spring evening in Inverness and, as a 16-year-old, I ...

By Anna MacQueen, The Scottish Beacon

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Edinburgh Council denies services for children with additional support needs are being cut

The Edinburgh Reporter has been told that many applications for Enhanced Support Base (ESB) placements ...

By Phyllis Stephen, The Edinburgh Reporter

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FONDS images on display at Tramway

FONDS: New multimedia exhibition tells the stories of Govanhill through its most treasured objects

FONDS, a new photography exhibition, podcast and film will open in our new exhibition space ...

By Greater Govanhill

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Feel Good Women's Group

From Isolation to Empowerment: Meet Glasgow’s Feel Good Women

Words by Samar Jamal | Photos by Rizwana Saeed At the Neighbourhood Centre on Daisy ...

By Samar Jamal, Greater Govanhill

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