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MacSween recalls haggis products over ‘botulism fears’

A haggis company is recalling various products due to inadequate procedures to control bacteria that may cause serious food poisoning.

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Enjoy a bike ride out of the city!

Enjoy a ‘wheely’ great day on your bike

Keen cyclists from across Glasgow are invited to join Forestry Commission Scotland on a bike ride out of the city and through the surrounding woodlands next weekend.

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Nicola Sutcliffe and Dr Louise Leven with their young children.

First steps for a good cause

A group of mums have raised over £500 by holding a sponsored toddler walk for a charity that helps parents of babies born early.

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Three coffees a day is the secret to a longer life

Three coffees a day is the secret to a longer life

The secret to a long life might be three cups of coffee as a landmark study reveals it reduces the risk of death from all disease.

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Drena is pictured, centre standing, with some of the many guests at her retiral party and presentation

Charity champion Drena steps down after 30 years

One of Deafblind Scotland’s most dedicated supporters has retired after almost 30 years at the forefront of the charity.

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Holy Trinity Primary

Youngsters get a kick out of summer of street football

Young football fans are in for a treat this summer as the council’s street football programme has kicked off.

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The new vegetable garden

Village Hall is growing for it

Milton of Campsie Village Hall now has a small vegetable garden.

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Wendy pushes a wheelbarrow containing the equivilent of her weight loss in bags of sugar

A Great Scottish way to lose weight for Wendy

A super slimmer is set to complete a sporting ‘bucket list’ challenge after shedding more than four stone in weight.

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Rona Mackay

Local MSP welcomes opt-out system for gift of life

An opt-out system for organ donation in Scotland will save lives, MSP Rona Mackay has said.

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Supermarket recalls sandwich fillers in food bug scare

Supermarket recalls sandwich fillers in food bug scare

Sainsbury’s has removed 13 of its own-brand sandwich fillers from its shelves following the discovery of food bug listeria in them.

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Calls to charity show emotional abuse soaring

Calls to charity show emotional abuse soaring

A major children’s charity has seen a huge rise in emotional abuse being reported over the past seven years – soaring by 427 per cent.

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Adults under 25 “twice as likely” to suffer from hay fever as over 55s

Adults under 25 “twice as likely” to suffer from hay fever as over 55s

Young adults are twice as likely to suffer from hay fever as those aged over 54, according to new research.

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Dan Proverbs and Pauline Garlinge are launching Brothers in Arms this weekend at the Classic Car Show.

New organisation aims to reduce male suicide rates

A man who previously considered taking his own life has set up one of Scotland’s first men’s mental health organisations to help other men who feel the same way.

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Pupils with their winning book

Prize-winning tale on dangers of smoking

A competition to name the cuddly character in a children’s story book which carries an anti-smoking message has been won by Lennoxtown pupils.

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Dentists are urging us to protect our teeth against gum disease.

Gum disease: why are many of us ignoring the warning signs?

New research reveals many people may be increasing their risk of developing advanced gum disease by ignoring blood in their spit when they brush.

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New research by the Oral Health Foundation has found a troubling number of Scottish residents are having to face a 40-mile round-trip to visit a dentist.

Concerns raised about access to dental treatment

A leading charity has expressed concerns over access to oral healthcare in Scotland, as new research reveals an estimated 216,000 of the country’s residents are facing a 40-mile round-trip to be seen by a dentist.

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Charity director Liz Gallacher with Boclair House Hotel manager Craig Haddow. Photo: Emma Mitchell

Hotel raises £4k to help Crohn’s victims

The luxurious Boclair House Hotel in Bearsden collected an impressive £4,000 recently for a charity supporting victims of Crohn’s disease.

The funds for Glasgow-based charity Cure Crohn’s and Colitis were raised through a Great Gatsby themed ball held in April to celebrate the hotel’s first birthday. The hotel intends to hold many more events for the charity which gives 100 per cent of donations to research to find a cure for debilitating inflammatory bowel diseases, Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. General manager of Craig Haddow is pictured handing over the cheque to charity director Liz Gallacher.

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Finding Your Feet Troopers Vs The Titan 



Photograph by Martin Shields

Troopers rise to the challenge of the Titan Crane

Brave volunteers from across the Glasgow region faced their fear of heights at the weekend by tackling one of Scotland’s tallest landmarks, The Titan Crane.

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The NCT are looking for new students in the Glasgow area

Charity seeks men or women to train for antenatal roles

The NCT is seeking men and women in Glasgow to study on its foundation degree in order to be trained in supporting parents in the area through pregnancy and early parenthood.

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Michelle walks the walk for Scotland

Pop Idol Michelle McManus was in Kirkintilloch on Friday (May 26) to kick off a campaign to get the people of Scotland walking.

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