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Rip It Up and delve into the story of Scottish pop at National Museum of Scotland

The first major exhibition dedicated to Scottish pop music is running this summer at the National Museum of Scotland.

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Thousands of animals will be competing in all manner of classes over the four-day event. Picture: SWNS

Royal Highland Show 2018: Everything you need to know

With massive crowds expected at the biggest country event of the year, here is the low-down on the Royal Highland Show, which opens this week.

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Peter Wilson of Cruise Forth was one of last year's winners with his business being commended for putting the customer at the centre of every experience

Who deserves a tourism award for putting our area on the map?

Do you know anyone who goes that extra mile to help shape the future of the tourism industry in your local area?

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Springburn Park. Pic: Lairich Rig

NHS anniversary run in Springburn Park

Hundreds of runners of all ages are expected to hot-foot it to Springburn Park tomorrow (Saturday) to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the NHS.

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Picture gallery: 14,000 photographs secured for Scotland

People in Scotland are being asked to help curate an amazing new collection of photographs which has been purchased for the nation.

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In the frame...Neil with his wife Clair and children Abbie and Logan after one of the many events he has signed up for this year.

East Dunbartonshire dad tackles obstacles for Parkinson’s

Neil Wightman has set himself a colossal challenge this year to help a cause close to his heart.

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The Kitchin - led by Tom Kitchin - is the best restaurant in Scotland - according to Square Meal (Photo: JP)

10 Scottish restaurants named in UK top 100

Ten Scottish restaurants have been featured in a prestigious top 100 list, which showcases the best culinary talent in the UK.
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Help where and when they need it...for families across the country. That is the vision for the future which was launched today by charity Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland (CHSS), under the banner No Life Half Lived.

Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland launches its new vision

No Life Half Lived is the new strategy which has been launched today by Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland (CHSS).

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Flying the flag...to help promote The Big Lunch in Scotland which will take place in communities across the country on Sunday, June 3, 2018.

Invite your neighbours to The Big Lunch in Scotland

After a huge weekend for Royal watchers and football fans, and then the scorching sunshine of the Bank Holiday weekend, we might all be feeling a wee bit deflated now.

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On his bike...Ross Greig has already successfully completed a triathlon but doing seven in seven consecutive days will be his biggest challenge to date.

Ross Greig takes on seven triathlons in his auntie’s memory

Taking on one triathlon would be enough for anyone – but one fitness fanatic plans to do a magnificent seven!

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Four Scottish pubs have scooped awards at the Pub and Bar awards (Photo: Shutterstock)

These four Scottish pubs have been named among the best in the UK

Four Scottish pubs have been recognised as the best in their region at the Pub and Bar Awards in London last night.

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It's not good news for Scottish residents with a phobia of creepy crawlies (Photo: Charlesjsharp / Wikimedia Commons)

Experts predict an increase in Scotland's daddy longlegs population

Scottish residents should expect to see a rise in the number of daddy longlegs (also known as crane flies) this year, after millions of larvae were discovered underground.

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New beginnings...foster carers are required right now in East Dunbartonshire to help children and young people flourish and reach their full potential in life.

Fostercare Fortnight campaign in East Dunbartonshire

The Little Moments Change Lives campaign has been launched by East Dunbartonshire Council to coincide with Fostercare Fortnight, which runs from May 14 to May 27.

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A Scots Gaelic sign on the Isle of Skye

Quiz: How good is your Scottish Gaelic?

Take our quiz and see how well you know Scotland's second language
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Ben Nevis via the Carn Mor Dearg Arete is one of Mollie Hughes' favourite Scottish walks (Photo: Shutterstock)

7 of the best walks in Scotland - according to an Everest climber

Edinburgh mountaineer Mollie Hughes reveals her seven favourite climbs in Scotland.
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Mollie Hughes has summited Mount Everest twice

How Scotland's mountains prepared Mollie Hughes for Everest

Edinburgh mountaineer Mollie Hughes explains how living in Scotland prepared her for record-breaking climb of Mount Everest.
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Atholl Palace Hotel in Pitlochry is a great weekend getaway (Photo: Contributed)

10 three-night summer staycations in Scotland for less than £300

Whether you're planning a romantic trip for two, a family excursion or a group holiday with a difference - we’ve put together a list of fantastic places to stay here in Scotland.

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The Fisherfield Forest Munros contain two of Scotlands least climbed mountains (Photo: Shutterstock)

The 10 wildest and least climbed Munros in Scotland

Head into the wilderness and take on one of the most remote Munros.
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Nativity! The Musical is coming the the Kings Theatre in Glasgow and the Fesitval Theatre in Edinburgh

Talented youngsters wanted for production of ‘Nativity! The Musical’

Do you have a budding stage star in your household?

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Team effort...Lyndsey Petrie and her husband Russell, who is a former Douglas Academy pupil, aim to complete the 23-mile Mighty Stride at Glasgow Kiltwalk on Sunday.

Russell Petrie from Milngavie takes on Mighty Stride

Lyndsey and Russell Petrie are no strangers to the Kiltwalk.

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