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Local force to target road safety

Crime
HMRC has revealed a list of the most outlandish expenses which customers tried to claim back on their 2014-15 Self Assessment returns.

Most optimistic Self Assessment expense claims

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The problems faced by Scotlands rail passengers has resulted in a significant drop in overall passenger satisfaction.  Pic: Ian Georgeson.

‘Disappointing’ results for rail passengers

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Asda Wonky Veg win best new product award

News

Need to boost workplace flexibility for the lower-paid

News

Review of maternity and neonatal services in Scotland

News

Royal approval for Scotland’s Highland Games

News
Has your pooch piled on the pounds over Christmas?

Almost half of Scotland’s dogs gained too much weight over Xmas

News
The A75 has designated Euro route status.

UK Government snub to A75 Euro route status

Transport
The junction of the A77 and B741 near Girvan.

Missing white lines spell danger at A77 junction

Transport

Local force to target road safety

Crime
Netflix users have been contacted recently by email scammers.

Warning over Netflix scam

Crime

Festive drink drive figures on the rise

Crime
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Thieves’ night time raids on Galloway homes

Crime

Pupil teacher ratio good despite fall in teacher numbers

Education
Some of the pupils with the new furniture.

All new playground for primary pupils

Education
The A75 has designated Euro route status.

UK Government snub to A75 Euro route status

Transport
The new Quay Zone in Girvan is due to open in spring this year.

19 new jobs at Girvan’s Quay Zone

Business
The new interactive map makes it easy to have your say.

Pinpoint priorities to help plan future

Politics

Have your say on council plans for next decade

Politics
Culture Secretary Fiona Hyslop.

Press freedom in Scotland “at risk” from UK Government proposals

Politics 3

Blizzards set to bring travel disruption across Scotland

News

Arctic blast set to bring snow and bitterly cold temperatures to Scotland

Environment

Warning after bird flu found on Lincolnshire farm

Environment

Concern as cancer screening hits 10-year low

Health
Tips on beating the winter blues are available from the NHS online.

Help to beat the winter blues

Health
Volunteer at hospitals in Ayrshire.

Hospital search for volunteers in Ayrshire

Health
Entries from statutory records have been released onto ScotlandsPeople - the family history website operated by the National Records of Scotland.

Latest birth, death and marriage records released

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Dr Jenny Preston.

New year honour for Ayrshire consultant

Health