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Supermarket recalls sandwich fillers in food bug scare

Sainsbury’s has removed 13 of its own-brand sandwich fillers from its shelves following the discovery of food bug listeria in them.

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Encouraging youngsters to speak up - and save a life

Encouraging youngsters to speak up - and save a life

A new campaign has been launched to encourage young people to save a life by learning CPR and having the confidence to use the skill.

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Calls to charity show emotional abuse soaring

Calls to charity show emotional abuse soaring

A major children’s charity has seen a huge rise in emotional abuse being reported over the past seven years – soaring by 427 per cent.

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Adults under 25 “twice as likely” to suffer from hay fever as over 55s

Adults under 25 “twice as likely” to suffer from hay fever as over 55s

Young adults are twice as likely to suffer from hay fever as those aged over 54, according to new research.

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Volunteers handed out information leaflets and spoke with shoppers.

Centre supports dementia week

The Avenue Shopping Centre in Newton Mearns has been applauded by visitors and professionals for their support of Dementia Awareness Week.

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Dentists are urging us to protect our teeth against gum disease.

Gum disease: why are many of us ignoring the warning signs?

New research reveals many people may be increasing their risk of developing advanced gum disease by ignoring blood in their spit when they brush.

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New research by the Oral Health Foundation has found a troubling number of Scottish residents are having to face a 40-mile round-trip to visit a dentist.

Concerns raised about access to dental treatment

A leading charity has expressed concerns over access to oral healthcare in Scotland, as new research reveals an estimated 216,000 of the country’s residents are facing a 40-mile round-trip to be seen by a dentist.

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Finding Your Feet Troopers Vs The Titan 



Photograph by Martin Shields

Troopers rise to the challenge of the Titan Crane

Brave volunteers from across the Glasgow region faced their fear of heights at the weekend by tackling one of Scotland’s tallest landmarks, The Titan Crane.

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The NCT are looking for new students in the Glasgow area

Charity seeks men or women to train for antenatal roles

The NCT is seeking men and women in Glasgow to study on its foundation degree in order to be trained in supporting parents in the area through pregnancy and early parenthood.

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The Health Lottery is coming to Glasgow

The Health Lottery will be raising money for good causes in Glasgow during the week beginning Sunday, May 28 – and it needs your support.

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Russell MacMillan. founder of charity ERGC. 
Picture by Chris James

Charity romps past a huge milestone

Local charity East Renfrewshire Good Causes (ERGC) has passed yet another incredible milestone, by smashing the £600,000 figure in donations.

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An artist's impression of the new hospice

Latest hospice developments

Clarkston residents are getting the chance to find out more about the latest developments to build a new home for Glasgow’s Hospice in Bellahouston Park.

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Maggies Centre Glasgow has received funding from the Scottish Power Foundation.

Maggie’s Centre awarded £49k from Scottish Power

People affected by cancer are getting vital support thanks to a £49,000 award to Maggie’s Glasgow from the Scottish Power Foundation.

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Local Heroes completed a makeover of the bathroom.

Local Heroes come to the rescue at Quarriers Centre

A centre in Glasgow which provides support for adults with learning disabilities and respite for their carers, has received a free DIY makeover courtesy of Local Heroes.

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Dr Natalie Coull, lecturer in Ethical Hacking at Abertay University. Pic: Alan Richardson.

Cyber attack on the NHS explained by expert

The malware, or malicious software, attack on global computer systems, most notably the NHS here in the Uk, has been making headlines since its discovery on Friday, May 12.

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‘Scary’ holiday snap sparks slimming bid

Self-confessed comfort eater Christine Oattes, (48), weighed more than 13 stone before a “scary” holiday photo spurred her to join Weight Watchers.

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Action M.E leads the charge for better care in Scotland

Action M.E leads the charge for better care in Scotland

A new project which aims to raise awareness of the chronic illness ME among health professionals has been launched during ME Awareness Week.

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Two in three adults face mental health problems

Two in three adults face mental health problems

Most Britons say they have experienced a mental health problem at some point in their lives with younger generations particularly impacted.

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Head Injury Information Day will be held in the citys DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel on Cambridge Street next week on Wednesday, May 10, running from 9.00am to 3.30pm.

Head Injury Information Day coming to Glasgow

An annual event bringing together people living with brain injuries, their families, friends and carers alongside charities and support groups working in Lanarkshire and throughout West Central Scotland is again coming to Glasgow.

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Pupils log masses of miles in 2017 Big Pedal

Pupils log masses of miles in 2017 Big Pedal

More than 306,000 miles by bike or scooter, have been logged by Scots school pupils during Sustrans’ Big Pedal challenge in March.

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