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Today, 27 March, marks the 60th anniversary of the commencement of British Commercial Radio.The Labour Government of the mid 60s would not legislate for the introduction of commercial radio, so potential operators were obliged to broadcast from ships, and disused wartime forts in the Thames Estuary, situated outwith the territorial limits of that time. The […]

NHS 24 is reminding the public of some simple steps they can take to ensure they remain fit and healthy throughout the Easter holidays and beyond. Abbie and Phoebe, both aged 9 from Bearsden, assisted with the launch of NHS 24’s annual spring health campaign ‘Healthy Know How’ at Caulders Garden Centre in Mugdock. The campaign […]

Further regulation of the process for buying dogs should be welcomed, says the Rural Affairs & Islands Committee in a report published today, but registering unlicensed litters is unlikely to make a difference to issues around traceability.  The Committee’s report concludes its stage 1 scrutiny of the Welfare of Dogs (Scotland) Bill which aims to […]

ScotRail is introducing a new ticket vending machine to the network in a trial that could lead to improved ticket options and clearer information for customers at stations across Scotland. The new machine, called a Smart Kiosk, is much more advanced than regular ticket machines, giving customers additional options to plan their journey and choose […]

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