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Dumfries House’s delights are within driving distance

A shining jewel in Scotland’s crown of stately homes, Dumfries House and estate was almost lost at one point - consigned to die a slow lingering end. But all that changed in 2007 when a trust was formed and the house and grounds were purchased.

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Film award success for Newton Mearns actress

Film award success for Newton Mearns actress

A young Newton Mearns actress is set to take the acting world by storm after winning a prestigious award.

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Scooby Scooby-Doo Live! Musical Mysteries are visiting Glasgow.

Scooby Doo - where are you? Glasgow actually...

The much-loved Scooby-Doo and the Mystery Inc. gang take centre stage in an all-new family musical this month at The Clyde Auditorium.

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Peter Capaldi as the Doctor

POLL: Who is your favourite Doctor Who?

Peter Capaldi has announced he is stepping down from the role of Doctor Who later this year, with the 58-year-old Glasgow-born star telling the BBC it was ‘time to move on’.

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Ann Cleeves will be signing copies of her latest book.

Best-selling author visits Newton Mearns

Author Ann Cleeves will be signing books at The Avenue Shopping Centre in Newton Mearns in a free event organised by Waterstone’s at Primavera on Tuesday,February 7 from 7pm till 8.30pm to launch her latest book Cold Earth.

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Cosgrove Care open entries for annual story writing competition.

Cosgrove launch annual story competition

Cosgrove Care launch their 4th Annual Short Story Competition on 5th February – sponsored by The Avenue shopping Centre and Waterstones, Newton Mearns.

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John Hurt in his role as 'the War Doctor' in a Doctor Who special episode.

Actor Sir John Hurt dies at 77.

Veteran character actor John Hurt, star of movies including Alien and Harry Potter, has died at 77 after a battle with pancreatic cancer.

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911 to play the Garage

Back where it all began for 911

911, the massive multi-million selling 90’s boyband are coming back to where it all started - in Glasgow.

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George and Ewan collaborate on project

Surprising collaboration of journalist and songwriter

An epidemic is sweeping the world: an epidemic of loneliness. Never before have we, the supremely social mammal, been so isolated. The results are devastating: a collapse of common purpose, the replacement of civic life with a fug of consumerism, insecurity and alienation. We cannot carry on like this, said George Monbiot.

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Enter now for some tickets to top musical stage show.

Win a pair of tickets for the latest musical spectacular

Tonight From The West End - a star-studded musical spectacular is being vaunted as one of the must-see shows of 2017 to hit the Glasgow stage.

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The shortlist features 14 remarkable women from different fields in Scottish society.

Search is on for gallery’s first Scottish heroine

Stirling’s Wallace Monument is set to add its first female figurehead to its Hall of Heroes gallery within the famous landmark.

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Hit '90s TV show Crystal Maze, famously hosted by Richard O'Brien, is coming back

Start the fans please! Crystal Maze set to return to our screens

Channel 4 has announced that hit ‘90s show Crystal Maze is coming back to our screens.

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BID to serve up a new foodfest

BID to serve up a new foodfest

Clarkston’s Business Improvement District (BID) is beginning 2017 on a high note, with plans to build on its most successful year yet.

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Dancing is a fun and effective way to exercise - and get you ready for when the TV producers call !

Dance school reaches grand old age of 50

A southside dance school which has been running long before ‘Strictly’ made dancing fashionable and trendy has reached its half century.

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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

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

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New creme egg campaign rolls in

New creme egg campaign rolls in

The Christmas decorations may only just have come down, but the countdown to Easter is underway after Cadbury launched its first Creme Egg ad campaign for four years.

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John Partridge

Stage show is set to be a musical spectacular!

Tickets went on sale this week for Tonight From The West End 2017, and the producers have now announced the headliners for the all singing all dancing concerts that will take place next April.

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Arena owners want to engage with locals

New owners for southside Arena

With stories of successes and setbacks Queen’s Park Arena has been at the heart of the city’s southside since the 1890’s.

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Morrison school of dance who are heading to Disney Paris.

Highland dancers are set to jig it out at Disneyland Paris

A group of girls from Newton Mearns and Clarkston are jumping for joy as they prepare to leave for Disneyland, Paris.

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Ben Affleck and Anna Kendrick star in The Accountant

Film Review: The Accountant (15)

Starring Ben Affleck, Anna Kendrick, J. K. Simmons, Jon Bernthal, Jeffrey Tambor, John Lithgow

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