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The Visitor Levy: How it works in other cities

The Scots love a holiday, with around 70 percent of Scotland’s population going on at ...

By Anna MacQueen, Scottish Beacon

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Wales inspired by Scottish free bus pass scheme – but how successful has it been?

Waiting in Glasgow’s Buchanan Bus Station a crowd of fellow young people are next to ...

By Anna MacQueen, Scottish Beacon

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Young troubled woman using laptop at home

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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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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Visitor levy passes Stage 1 in Scottish Parliament but cruise ships not included

A bill which would give Scotland’s local authorities powers to charge a visitor level, or ...

By Fiona Grahame, The Orkney News

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Culturally Sensitive Support: Sahara’s Response to Domestic Violence

“I felt I had the label of being a Muslim, someone who wears the hijab, ...

By Samar Jamal

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Women Warriors Photo | By Katie Kelly for The Clydesder

Women Warriors in Dumbarton

The women range in age from early twenties to seventies and at first glance might ...

By Katie Kennedy

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Rhiannon Davies collects award for Scottish Beacon

The Scottish Beacon Wins Prestigious National Award

The Scottish Beacon won a prestigious award at The British Journalism Awards, hosted by the ...

By The Scottish Beacon reporters

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Orkney Library: And So Much More

Local Authorities seeking budget cuts have looked to what they see as a softer option ...

By Fiona Grahame

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Show care with a card this Christmas

Vintage Vibes is an Edinburgh-based charitable project offering one-to-one friendships, support and companionship to Edinburgh’s ...

By The Broughton Spurtle

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Govanhill Foodbanks Under Pressure with Donations Decreasing as Need Rises

During lockdown, Greater Govanhill reported on how some community spaces, in Glasgow’s Southside, were supporting ...

By Samar Jamal

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Edinburgh: Helping the Ukrainian community often begins with food

Food is at the centre of everything for most Ukrainians. Many of them have somewhere ...

By Phyllis Stephen, The Edinburgh Reporter

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