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£10.5m boost to Scottish life sciences
Life sciences in Scotland are set for a boost as a Californian firm has promised a £10.5 million investment in the industry.
Forth Valley residents taught to avoid scams
Forth Valley residents are being offered help to stop them from falling victim to con-artists and financial scams.
Sorting out rural bus service a “key priority”
Fixing the C60 bus service between Killin and Callander is a “key priority”, according to a local councillor.
10,000 baby boxes handed out since launch
More than 10,000 baby boxes have now been delivered to new parents in Scotland.
Plans to look into feasibility of citizen’s income scheme
Nicola Sturgeon has vowed to press on with plans to explore a citizen’s income scheme for Scotland while acknowledging it “might turn out not to be feasible”.
Concern over fall in tourism due to planned road closure
Business owners in Aberfoyle have voiced their opposition about a planned closure of the A821.
Smacking of children to be banned in Scotland
The smacking of children will be banned in Scotland, the Scottish Government has confirmed.
Study finds kids not drinking enough water during the day
School pupils in Scotland are only drinking a quarter of the recommended amount of water for children their age.
Man in “serious” condition after bicycle collides with bus
A 32 year-old cyclists in a “severe” condition in hospital after he crashed with a First Bus on the A803, Falkirk Road, last night (17 October).
Urgent action needed on fuel poverty in Scotland
Deaths in Scotland increased last winter, prompting calls from politicians and campaigners for more to be done to tackle fuel poverty.
Plans to cut Scottish representation in UK constituency re-shuffle
The Boundary Commission’s announced plans to cut the amount of Scottish constituencies represented at Westminster from 59, to 53.
Workers at Capita to stage nine-day strike at Stirling base
Workers at outsourcing firm Capita, which has a base in Stirling, are to stage a nine-day strike after the breakdown of talks aimed at resolving a dispute over pensions.