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Going Local: Renfrewshire residents reject 'most deprived' tag as Paisley vies for City of Culture title

One-time textile capital Paisley is at the heart of a constituency that also includes the affluent villages of Lochwinnoch, Kilbarchan and Bishopton

ON Friday a house building firm promised a “major economic boost” to Renfrewshire’s largest town after consent was given for a £17 million housing development on the site where St Mirren Football Club’s home once stood.

12:00am Monday 24 April 2017

VisitScotland unveils new tourist map for Dumfries and Galloway ahead of ambitious new touring route

Ian McAndrew, Chair of Visit South West Scotland with VisitScotland Regional Director Doug Wilson and Harry Hall from The Knowe in Carsphairn and owner of Mimi, the Triumph Stag

AS plans move forward with an ambitious bid to create a southwest version of the world-famous North Coast 500, VisitScotland has just unveiled a new map of tourist routes in Dumfries and Galloway to celebrate National Driving Day next week.

12:00am Saturday 22 April 2017

Neil Davidson: The missing (grid) link - could Scotland's islands spark a £2.5 billion investment boom?

Lochboisdale in South Uist. Picture ALLAN MILLIGAN

Connecting Scotland's islands to the GB electricity grid could spark a £2.5 billion British investment boom, and after years of waiting it could finally happen – no matter what party ends up in power in June.

12:32pm Friday 21 April 2017

Going Local: Labour takes a punt on East Lothian

The west beach in North Berwick forms part of East Lothian’s ‘golf coast’     Photograph: Gordon Terris

IN only one area of Scotland is the Scottish Labour Party putting up more candidates than the SNP and that is East Lothian where the political battle is turning out to be rather more angry and localised than for most councils.

12:00am Friday 21 April 2017

Going Local: Outcomes are too close to call in East Dunbartonshire

Walkers at the start of the West Highland Way in Douglas Street, Milngavie, Scotland's most popular long distance route

AS the area which is often voted to be the best place in Scotland to live and which contains some of Glasgow’s most salubrious suburbs, it could be thought that East Dunbartonshire has few problems to ponder.

12:00am Thursday 20 April 2017

Going Local: Can the SNP capitalise on Dundee's renaissance?

The Tay Bridge from the Law - the extinct volcano that watches over the City of Discovery. Photograph: Colin Mearns

IT may be one of the smallest local authority areas in the country, but Scotland’s fourth largest city is justified in making a lot of noise about the locale, which has been undergoing something of a renaissance in recent years.

12:00am Wednesday 19 April 2017

Wheels of fortune: views sought on expansion plans for Lochaber smelter

Ian Blackford and Kate Forbes with Brian King, managing director of Liberty’s operations in Lochaber

A COMMUNITY consultation is due to begin shortly on the first phase of a £120 million plan that will see the millions of wheels that keep British-made cars on the road rolling out of Fort William in the years ahead.

12:00am Saturday 15 April 2017

Pat Kane: Scottish land must not be the plaything of the rich

The world’s 0.1 per cent seem desperate to be Monarchs of some Glen

‘THEY are a plaything – like a yacht or a Riviera villa”. Thus speaks a London lobbyist when asked about the status of Highland properties for his clients, while staying at Blair Atholl for hunting and shooting.

12:00am Saturday 15 April 2017

Mark Ruskell: Local councils take the brunt of decisions by government

For May's council election, Greens are focusing on crucial local services such as schools

IT IS with mixed emotions that I’m standing down as a councillor in May to focus on my role as a Green MSP.

12:00am Friday 14 April 2017

Scots businesses report an increase in confidence, FSB research finds

Worrying signs remained for the future of small businesses, with revenues declining

BUSINESS confidence in Scotland has emerged from 18 months of decline to show a rise in the first quarter of this year, according to research from the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB).

12:00am Thursday 13 April 2017
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