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Markus is safe and sound, thanks to Shelter Scotland

From childhood, life has dealt Markus a difficult hand. There has seldom been a safe place to call home and, at his lowest ebb, he struggled to see a way forward.

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Call to action...rather than celebrating its 50th birthday, Shelter Scotland is planning a 12-month series of events and promotional activities under the banner We're Still Fighting.

Shelter Scotland: we’re still fighting, 50 years later

It is 50 years since Shelter Scotland was formed to help deal with the unique challenges of homelessness and bad housing in Scotland.

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That's my girl...Duncan Slater can now enjoy going out for a walk with his daughter Lilly (8), after having both his legs amputated. Despite life-changing injuries, he has no regrets about his RAF service.

Duncan Slater: So proud to be part of the RAF story

Despite almost every bone in his body being broken, Scotsman Duncan Slater remains both proud of the RAF and his service in it.

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Daddy's girl...Grace was just six months old when Kevin Ogilvie was injured while serving with the RAF. He and his family received a tremendous amount of support from the RAF Benevolent Fund as he tried to overcome his injuries.

Kevin Ogilvie: So proud to be part of the RAF story

Kevin Ogilvie was just 20 when he signed up to join the RAF and two years later, the young Scotsman’s life changed forever.

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New honorary member at East Ren Golf Club

New honorary member at East Ren Golf Club

The East Renfrewshire Golf Club recently confirmed Gillian Kyle as an Honorary Member, the first female Honorary Member in the club’s history.

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Social experiment captures striking snapshot of the city

Social experiment captures striking snapshot of the city

Modern day Glasgow has been captured in a 24-hour social experiment – the first of its kind in Scotland.

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Discussion days...were held across the country, including at Stirling University where interim planning group members asked their peers for their views.

No matter your age, get involved in Year of Young People

Unless you’ve been living in a bubble for the last few months, you’ll know 2018 is the Scottish Government’s Year of Young People.

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Sarah Mack and Angus Simpson will take viewers on a tour of Scotland's history.

STV explores Scotland’s past in new series of the People’s History Show

Fascinating stories from Glasgow feature in a new series of STV’s The People’s History Show, which returns Monday evening (April 16) at 8pm.

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WW1 Prisoner of War letters published

WW1 Prisoner of War letters published

The letters speak of love, longing, worry and war; A prisoner of war and his family writing to each other to ease the pain of separation during the First World War.

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Homebuilders help youngsters saddle up

Homebuilders help youngsters saddle up

Young cyclists from across Glasgow will benefit from more coaching and better facilities thanks to CALA Homes (West).

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Dance yourself fit and happy

Dance yourself fit and happy

A new event to help shed stress and anxiety takes place in Newton Mearns this weekend.

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Ann with her grandson Alan. Photo: Jeff Holmes.

Scottish Run is a family affair for Ann

A Newton Mearns gran is urging others to join her and her family in lacing-up for this year’s Bank of Scotland Great Scottish Run.

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A right royal affair at Wellmeadow Lodge

A Newton Mearns care home is inviting local people to visit the home to join in its celebrations for Care Home Open Day.

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Presenters Kirstie and Phil

Could Kirstie and Phil help you bag your new home?

Channel 4’s ‘Location, Location, Location’ is coming to Glasgow and they’re looking for property hunters.

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Out of battery: The stresser for many Glaswegians

Out of battery: The stresser for many Glaswegians

Glaswegians admit that poor battery life on their smartphones causes more stress than rowing with a partner or being late for a meeting, according to a new survey.

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Paul Masterton enjoys a pint in the House of Commons bar.

Local ale on sale in the House of Commons

Goldihops, a fruity ale made by local Kelburn Brewery in Barrhead, has made its debut in the House of Commons bar.

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Front row l-r: Holly Wright & Imogen; Kate Hall & Phoebe; Laura Stevens & Keir; Virginia Nicolson & Juliet & Harriet. Second row L-R: Leanne Burns & Harper; Ellie Regan & Michael; Carrie Chalmers & Max; Claire Thomson & Olly; Elaine Dykes & Abigail.

New homes and new babies are a winning combination

The Polnoon development in Eaglesham has something to celebrate – a whopping 10 babies have been born to families living here over the past 12 months alone.

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Meet the ghosts of the Citizens Theatre

Meet the ghosts of the Citizens Theatre

For the first time, the Citizens Theatre is allowing a team of ghost hunters to tread its boards.

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La Concha mountain trek for Beatson Cancer Charity

La Concha mountain trek for Beatson Cancer Charity

An adventurous Clarkston couple are preparing to take on a challenge of a lifetime to raise vital funds for charity.

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