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A letter from Scotland on the housing emergency

Scotland has an official “housing emergency”. The Scottish Parliament declared this to be so on ...

School mothballing halted: reflecting on victory of local campaigners

Campaigners had regarded the imposition of mothballing as ‘closure by stealth’. Now Glenkens councillors Dougie ...

Kelvingrove Museum – the Pittenweem Connection

On a recent visit to Glasgow’s Kelvingrove Museum and Art Gallery, the word ‘Pittenweem’ on ...
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Book news you need to know – from the rise of queer African literature to the PEN America controversy

Stay Ahead In The World Of Literature And Publishing With Insights From Our Literature Editor. ...
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‘Warmth and determination’: Jen’s masterful reports from inside Ukraine now available as a book

When a young local journalist fulfilled her lifelong dream of living and working in Russia, ...

Eight months on, still no advert for Kilcreggan GP post

Eight months after the last contracted GP on the Rosneath Peninsula resigned, the post has ...

How Govanhill’s link workers remove barriers to accessing healthcare

Not all of life’s maladies can be resolved in a 10-minute GP appointment. This is ...

Long grass is better for butterflies

The study, by the wildlife charity Butterfly Conservation (BC), provides the first scientific evidence that ...

Clarity on wood burning stoves urgently needed

In her letter, Rhoda Grant has called for the Minister for Zero Carbon Buildings, Patrick ...

From the ashes – Port Ellen Distillery re-opens

The Ileach Port Ellen Distillery was originally established as a malt mill in 1825, before ...

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 ...

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 ...

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