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A council is facing cutting 800 jobs over the next three years as its leader warned it would no longer be able to deliver its current range and volume of services in the future. Bob Myles, leader of Angus Council, also said it would be a "significantly different organisation" by…
Holyrood's four opposition parties have united in a bid to force the Scottish Government to take tougher action on fuel poverty. Tory housing spokesman Graham Simpson, Labour's Alex Rowley, who speaks on communities, Green energy spokesman Mark Ruskell and his Liberal Democrat counterpart Liam McArthur have sent a joint letter…
A former superintendent of a cemetery has admitted fraudulently mis-selling burial plots to grieving families in a "shocking" nine-year campaign. William Henderson stole thousands of pounds from the archdiocese that runs Edinburgh's Mount Vernon Cemetery by illegally selling forged burial deeds to vulnerable people when they were bereaved. His criminal…
A project aimed at tackling malnutrition among older people in Scotland has received a £1.2 million funding boost. The Food Train charity's Eat Well, Age Well scheme plans to create a network to test ways of helping older people eat well and avoid malnutrition which affects one in 10 of…
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