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Young Scots lad with depression and anxiety becomes Instagram hit in bid to end stigma on men’s mental health

Thousands have reached out to a young Scots man after he shared a very honest account of his struggle with suicidal thoughts on Instagram.

Andrew Barnsley, 21, from Paisley wanted to set up a page to help young men like him suffering with anxiety and depression, after coming close to ...

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Notorious Scots biker gang boss says he's 'lucky to be alive' after horror smash left him in a coma

The Scots founder of the infamous Comanchero outlaw biker gang has told how he dodged death in a horror road crash.

William ‘Jock’ Ross, who was born in Glasgow, was left in a coma last year after being thrown from his Harley Davidson in Australia by a 4X4, which was allegedly being ...

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Jeremie Frimpong Celtic injury update as Neil Lennon reveals initial medical assessment

Neil Lennon has provided a positive update on Jeremie Frimpong after the Celtic star was stretchered off against Kilmarnock.

It appeared to be the perfect away trip for the champions as they claimed a 3-1 win at Rugby Park thanks to goals from Odsonne Edouard, Leigh Griffiths and ...

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Steven Gerrard issues Rangers challenge to Sheyi Ojo as he admits 'delight' at St Mirren win

Rangers boss Steven Gerrard has told Sheyi Ojo to kick-on and become an important player in the second half of the season.

The winger has struggled for form during his loan spell after a bright start with no goals since a stunning strike against Feyenoord back in September.

He ...

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Council's home support workers in Wishaw and Shotts receive high marks from Care Inspectorate

Home support workers in Wishaw and Shotts have been given the thumbs up after a report from the Care Inspectorate.

The recent inspection made at the end of last year found the council’s home support service within the two towns was performing well with staff and management given a high ...

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Newmains residents' rage as rats "epidemic" takes hold of village

Newmains residents look like finally getting some help after fighting a rat epidemic for weeks.

People living in South Calder Way and Bonds Drive got in touch with the Wishaw Press two weeks ago to report ongoing problems with rats in their homes and gardens.

However, the epidemic ...

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Police hunt masked men who robbed woman in her own home

Police are hunting three masked men who robbed a 38-year-old woman in her own home.

The ordeal took place at around 9.40am on Tuesday, January 14, hen the woman was in her home near Douglas.

The men entered the woman's home and threatened her with various weapons and made made ...

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Pensioner shocked to find his own gravestone with his name on it in cemetery

A man has insisted he’s alive – despite finding his own gravestone.

The memorial to 75-year-old Alan Hattel has been erected at Newmonthill Cemetery in Forfar , Angus.

He said friends had stopped calling because “people think I’m dead” – but he declared: “I’m still ...

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Scots knifeman who stabbed tourist pals 14 times in 4 second murder-bid frenzy refuses risk assessment

A vicious knife attacker who stabbed to women tourists in an outburst of extreme violence is refusing to cooperate with experts trying to establish his risk to the public.

Peter Cameron, 39, repeatedly wounded the friends in a frenzied assault as they stood outside their Edinburgh hotel ...

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Hamilton Accies boss Brian Rice says fixtures pile-up will stretch his squad

Hamilton Accies boss Brian Rice says he will need his entire squad as they enter a period where they're playing eight games in five weeks.

And the Accies head coach says he might need to bolster his squad, too.

Accies kick-off that eight-game sequence tonight (Wednesday) against ...

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#Do1Thing: Renfrewshire residents can hire electric cars

Social housing chiefs have urged residents to hop on board their bid to help the environment... in their electric pool cars.

Linstone Housing Association bosses have bought two electric, and one hybrid car for a ‘car club’ aimed at freeing people up from the cost of motoring and ...

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#Do1Thing: One enterprising group has turned five aspen trees into thousands

A social enterprise has taken the five remaining aspen trees in Renfrewshire and turned them into hundreds of thousands.

Lochwinnoch charity Eadha Enterprises, which was set up in 2011, is making Scotland glow green with the hardy trees, which can be grown on difficult terrain.

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#Do1Thing: Plans are in the pipeline for a water bottle refill station in Paisley

A new water bottle re-fill station could help reduce waste in Paisley town centre if plans are given the go-ahead.

Scottish Water has lodged a planning application with Renfrewshire Council to install the water point between the Town hall and the Abbey.

The company says the Top up ...

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#Do1Thing: Glasgow Airport is now green on the ground

Glasgow Airport is now green on the ground and the flight hub bosses are now aiming for the skies.

Chiefs at the Paisley site say they are committed to tackling climate change, vowing to be carbon neutral by 2050.

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Wedding of the Week: Arlene Strang and Bert Frame

The couple Arlene, from Larkhall, works as a factory operative with Lightbody. Groom Bert, from Larkhall, is an engineering inspector at HOB Ltd.

When they met Arlene and Bert met through mutual friends.

The wedding The ceremony was held at Riviera Maya, Mexico, on September 16, ...

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Nicola Sturgeon to unveil next Indyref2 move within days after Boris knockback

Nicola Sturgeon will issue an update on her next steps for independence within days after the Prime Minister's refusal to allow a second referendum.

A spokesman for the First Minister confirmed she will set out the Scottish Government's plans next week.

The SNP leader ...

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Ryan Porteous and Jason Naismith in double injury blow for Hibs after pair are ruled out for months

Hibs have been dealt a double injury blow with defenders Jason Naismith and Ryan Porteous ruled out for a “significant period of time”.

Both had to be withdrawn during Sunday’s 2-2 Scottish Cup fourth round draw against Dundee United with injuries.

Manager Jack Ross was ...

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Roy Keane's Celtic 'death stare' and Du Wei getting rag-dolled - the inside story of infamous Clyde defeat

Simon Ferry has lifted the lid on Roy Keane 's debut against Clyde as Celtic suffered one of the biggest Scottish Cup shocks.

The Parkhead side were knocked out of the competition in 2006 as League One side beat Gordon Strachan 's men 2-1 at Broadwood.

It will always ...

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National Lottery EuroMillions results: Winning numbers for Tuesday January 21

The National Lottery EuroMillions draw results are in.

Grab your tickets and check if you can finally buy that house and car you've always dreamed of.

Tonight's jackpot sits at a huge £14million.

There will also be one guaranteed UK millionaire thanks to the ...

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Two men rushed to hospital as police 'lock down' Rutherglen street after disturbance

Two men have been rushed to hospital after a disturbance in Rutherglen , near Glasgow

Emergency services raced to Main Street at around 3.30pm on Tuesday afternoon.

One eyewitness said that there were around 30 police officers in the area as they investigated the ...

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Arbroath ATM 'built for 8-foot giants' leaves bank customers baffled

Bank bosses have been trolled for placing a cash machine so far off the ground you would have to be around 8ft tall to use it comfortably.

Hilarious pictures show a 5ft 10in customer having to crane his neck upwards to see the screen and strain to reach the buttons.

Reece ...

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