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A total of �6.3 million Scottish Government funding will support delivery of the Towards 2020: Taking Care to the Patient strategy  focusing on increasing the Services capacity for care at home or in the community.

£6.3m government funding for Scottish Ambulance Service

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National Museums Scotland launches photography competition

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New bucket list challenge launched

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Worrying rise in social sector evictions in Scotland

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Children really do believe that money grows on trees

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Tackling abusive behaviour and sexual harm

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Beverley Knight is bringing some Memphis soul to Scotland ...

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Muscle, bone and joint injuries are looked up more than any other conditions.

Revealed: Conditions researched most on national health website

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Chiefs plea...Mr Gormley wants members of the public to share their views on the 2026 Police Scotland strategy. You can complete the survey by visiting the website www.scotland.police.uk/about-us/policing-2026/ by May  8.

Police Scotland Chief Constable Phil Gormley’s 2026 vision

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Lengthy delays predicted for Easter travellers

Transport
Jeanne Freeman MSP.

Lendalfoot A77 works a good start says MSP

Transport
Timber lorries are a common sight on roads in the south west.

Cash to reduce impact of timber lorries on roads

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Weekend closure of A77 for roadworks

Transport

Police Scotland Chief Constable Phil Gormley’s 2026 vision

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Getting the basics right...is a top priority for Scottish Police Authority chairman Andrew Flanagan.

SPA chairman Andrew Flanagan discusses Policing 2026

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Conversation and consultation...is vital to ensuring the success of the 2026 vision, according to Deputy Chief Constable Rose Fitzpatrick.

DCC Rose Fitzpatrick on Police Scotland’s 2026 vision

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Scottish Police Authority chairman Andrew Flanagan with Police Scotland Chief Constable Phil Gormley at the 2026 strategy launch.

Police Scotland 2026: ten year strategy consultation

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Fundraising feast for space school duo

Education
St Cuthberts pupils on the Wild Scotland bus.

Pupils get on the bus to learn about conservation

Education
Glenapp Castle

Ayrshire tourism well represented at Expo

Business
Where the planned Knockskae wind farm would be situated.

Planning panel to decide on windfarm

Business
The former bingo hall in Girvan.

No special town team meeting on bingo hall

Business

Have your say at the hustings

Politics
Carrick MP Corri Wilson.

Carrick MP - ‘I will work harder’

Politics

PM calls snap general election

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A total of 28 councillors will be elected to serve on the council.

One week left to register to vote in election

Politics
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon (right) and TripAdvisor senior vice-president Robin Ingle announce the new collaboration during a meeting at Carnegie Hall in New York.

Tourism deal could attract £150m to Scottish economy

Politics

Eagle bid takes flight, thanks to £1.3m grant

Environment
Two cases ofSchmallenberg Virus have been diagnosed in maformed lambs from Scottish flocks.

Schmallenberg Virus found in Scotland

Business

First Queen’s Nurses in 50 years

Health
Bowel cancer screening

Four in ten ignore cancer screening

Health
Scotland Chairty Air Ambulance (SCAA) team pictured from left, Captain Nigel Clarke, Paramedic John Salmond, Paramedic Graeme Hay, Lead Paramedic John Pritchard, Paramedic Craig McDonald, Paramdic Julia Barnes and Captain Russell Myles
Picture by Graeme Hart.
Copyright Perthshire Picture Agency

Air ambulance crew are rural heroes

Health

Easter opening hours for pharmacies

Health
Ayr Hospital.

New 24-hour unit for Ayr

Health