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How Community Outreach is Working to Improve Uptake of Cervical Screenings

Cervical screenings in Govanhill are low among certain groups of women; we explored why this ...

By Rhiannon J Davies, Greater Govanhill

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Adopt a tree day: Pupils from a local primary school in Edinburgh learn the benefits of planting trees

Is it a plum, or is it an apple tree? We’re not too sure yet, ...

By Shona Harrower, C&B News

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From left to right: event chair Hans Marter, of Shetland News, Uplift's Tessa Khan, ORION's Gunther Newcombe, Daniel Gear, SIC's Claire Ferguson. Photo: Shetland News

Plenty to talk about at the net zero discussion event in Shetland

New oil and gas developments, hydrogen production, peatland restoration, and wind farms – these were ...

By Chris Cope, Shetland News

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Bus campaign rumbles on in Edinburgh

Residents opposing what they say is Lothian Buses’ excessive use of certain residential streets in ...

By Broughton Spurtle

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Left to Right: Alan Dundas, Jake Milway ,Ian Robertson, Carol Taylor, Employability Orkney. Image credit: Thibault Gras, Grass Shoots Photography

Orkney charities reap rewards of recycling return

The first donations from Orkney’s recycling-return scheme have resulted in £1,200 given to local causes, ...

By The Orkney News

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West Dunbartonshire siblings challenge Down Syndrome stigma

Siblings from West Dunbartonshire are ambassadors for the second year at a national campaign changing ...

By Angela Clark, Clydesider

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Ukrainian refugees find jobs in hospitality in Edinburgh

A number of refugees from Ukraine have successfully found work in Edinburgh hotels after graduating ...

By Una Purdie, The Edinburgh Reporter

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Graeme Whitlie, Funeral Director and Pauline Dickson, Branch Administrator

Midlothian funeral director gives advice on how to speak with someone facing loss

Death, grief, bereavement are still taboo subjects for many of us in the UK. When ...

By Graeme Whitlie, The Midlothian View

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Opinion: Small businesses are in this crisis too

Recently, a local business in Forres displayed a poster explaining why their prices had increased. ...

By Marc Hindley, Forres Local

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At the sharp end: Cost-of-living crisis impact higher on asylum seeker mothers

Mothers seeking asylum in the UK face the worst experiences in providing for their children ...

By Juliana da Penha, Migrant Women Press

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Wild Crail -Birds and other wildlife around Crail and the East Neuk of Fife

The Crail harbour master stopped me as I said hello outside the co-op on the ...

By Will Cresswell, Crail Matters

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Report highlights need for new models of local journalism in Glasgow

Drawing on findings from a workshop held in Glasgow, the Public Interest News Foundation and ...

By Greater Govanhill

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