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No News Is Bad News: Help Indie News Thrive

No news is good news…  Or is it? Without news, how would you know about ...

By The Scottish Beacon

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‘No News is Bad News’ Scottish Beacon event to explore future of local news

Journalism today is at a crossroads. Old models based on commercial advertising are no longer ...

By The Scottish Beacon

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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, ...

By Hans J Marter, Shetland News

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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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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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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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Climate Change in Orkney: Power of – and from – the Sea

The islands of Orkney are home to some of the finest archaeological sites in the ...

By Fiona Grahame, Orkney News

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Rani of Jhansi by Ramu and Shubho Karmakar | Photo by Miriam Ali for Greater Govanhill

City of Empire: New exhibition unveils Glasgow’s colonial legacy 

City of Empire, a new permanent exhibition at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum unpacks Glasgow’s ...

By Samar Jamal, Greater Govanhill

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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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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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A historic Up Helly Aa in Lerwick as women join the jarl squad

After a long wait to become guizer jarl of Lerwick’s Up Helly Aa, local Richard ...

By Chris Cope, Shetland News

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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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