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UK consumers most likely to shop online on Mondays

As Retail Therapy Week begins today (May 22-28) to celebrate the positive impact shopping can have on people, new research reveals that Monday is the most popular day for UK consumers to indulge in some retail relaxation.

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‘Keep the fracking ban’ says UNISON

‘Keep the fracking ban’ says UNISON

UNISON Scotland is calling on the Scottish Government not to lift the current moratorium on fracking.

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Young people involved in the launch were from LGBT Youth Scotland, Boys Brigade Scotland, Scottish Borders Youth Services, Young Scot and Scottish Youth Parliament  they are photographed with Jim Sweeney MBE, CEO YouthLink Scotland. Picture: Alan Rennie

Call for Westminster candidates to end age discrimination

Scotland’s national agency for youth work, YouthLink Scotland have launched their Westminster Manifesto with a call to candidates to stand up for young people and their local youth work services.

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ScotRail Alliance announce extra trains for Edinburgh Marathon

ScotRail Alliance announce extra trains for Edinburgh Marathon

The ScotRail Alliance today confirmed that extra services will be provided for Edinburgh spectators and runners on Sunday, May 28.

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UNISON local government members across Scotland are being balloted for industrial action, including strike action.

UNISON urge council staff to vote in landmark industrial ballot

UNISON Scotland is balloting all local government staff in what is seen as the first big test of the new Trade Union Act 2016.

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La Grande Metairie Campsite
Located opposite the reknowned Megalithic site of the standing stones of Kermario and Kerlescan of Carnac, Castel Camping La Grande Metairie, once a traditional Brittany farm, offers you a superb 5-stars campsite which extends over 15 hectares of greenery. The wonderful climate of the Morbihan in Southern Brittany, the superb beaches and the neighbouring holiday resort town of Carnac make this an ideal destination for your family holiday.

Brits jet off on holiday knowing only eight words of the country’s language

The average Briton will jet off on their holiday this year, knowing only eight words of the country’s language, according to a new study.

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Children are being urged to get the home safety message across through a new competition.

Competition delivers home safety message

Children are being encouraged to get the home safety message across to their parents via a new competition – and win £1,000 for their school into the bargain.

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The ScotRail Alliance is reminding customers to check before they travel as the next phase of the Scotland-wide rail upgrade programme gets under way.

Rail upgrade means journey changes

The ScotRail Alliance is reminding customers to check before they travel as the next phase of the Scotland-wide rail upgrade programme gets under way this weekend.

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Health charity sets out five ways to reduce dental anxiety

Health charity sets out five ways to reduce dental anxiety

Whether we’re thinking about spiders, heights or even the dark, most of us live with some form of anxiety, but it’s our worry over a visit to the dentist that one charity says could really be putting our health at risk and they are determined to help us overcome it.

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Scottish Book Trust unveils new song and rhyme library

Scottish Book Trust unveils new song and rhyme library

Bookbug, Scotland’s national book gifting programme run by Scottish Book Trust, has unveiled a brand-new Song and Rhyme Library housed on their website.

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Scottish households warned about home heating DIY dangers

Scottish households warned about home heating DIY dangers

Households in Scotland should think twice before they attempt to repair their own heating system to avoid the potential dangers of a bodged job.

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An action plan to help the public sector defend against cyber-attacks is to be accelerated.

Cyber resilience action plan

An action plan to help the public sector defend against cyber-attacks, including preventative guidelines for all organisations, is being accelerated following an urgently convened key cyber-resilience meeting.

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The search is on for golden tickets to Gardening Scotland 2017

The search is on for golden tickets to Gardening Scotland 2017

Gardening enthusiasts up and down the country are being urged to keep their eyes open for golden tickets to Gardening Scotland 2017.

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Over 300 new CCTV cameras have been installed across the ScotRail Alliances network of stations.

ScotRail increases CCTV coverage at stations

Over 300 new CCTV cameras have been installed across the ScotRail Alliance’s network of stations to improve security for customers and staff.

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Scotland loses European top spot for LGBTI equality

Scotland loses European top spot for LGBTI equality

Scotland has been overtaken by Malta in the European league table of lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex (LGBTI) equality laws and policies.

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EIS welcomes Scottish Government intervention

EIS welcomes Scottish Government intervention

The EIS has welcomed a Parliamentary statement by Deputy First Minister John Swinney, which marks increased involvement from the Scottish Government in discussions on the ongoing Further Education dispute.

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New study finds young Scots still have sweet tooth

New study finds young Scots still have sweet tooth

Young Scots are eating more sweets than their UK counterparts but drinking less fizzy juice than they did 15 years ago, according to the latest research from the University of St Andrews.

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Police Scotland day of action to tackle human trafficking

Police Scotland day of action to tackle human trafficking

Police Scotland carried out a national day of action yesterday (May 15) to raise awareness of human trafficking and to identify and recover potential trafficking victims.

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Currently, 188 tenancy deposits remain unclaimed by students from Scottish colleges and universities, worth almost �62,000.

Scottish students urged to reclaim deposits

As the end of term approaches and a summer of travelling or work awaits, it’s easy for students to forget about reclaiming deposits from rented accommodation.

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A new active travel campaign is encouraging people to walk for short journeys every Wednesday.

Minister launches walk day Wednesday challenge

Transport Minister Humza Yousaf today (Tuesday) announced a new active travel campaign which encourages people to walk for short journeys at least one day a week.

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