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New exhibition celebrating women from Scotland’s history

The National Wallace Monument, a top Scottish tourist attraction in Stirling, has unveiled a new exhibition as part of its campaign to introduce the first female figurehead to The Hall of Heroes.

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Over 25 shops in town signed up to ‘odd item out’ kids’ competition

Over 25 shops in town signed up to ‘odd item out’ kids’ competition

Take a wander down the High Street in Linlithgow this week and you might notice something a little bit different.

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New teacher recruitment drive launched

New teacher recruitment drive launched

A new teacher recruitment campaign has been launched by Deputy First Minister John Swinney.

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Top of the class

Top of the class

A primary school in Bo’ness will need no further inspections into its recent performance after making “good progress”, a report has found.

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The winning pupils pictured with Ross Gunning

Megamix winner for St Joseph’s pupils

A megamix of songs from musicals over the years has proved a winner for pupils at St Joseph’s Primary School in Linlithgow.

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Parents and children enjoyed a speicial Future Me launch event, attended by childrens author Simon Puttock, in Glasgows Riverside Museum.

‘Future Me’ campaign launched

A new ‘Future Me’ campaign has been launched across Scotland as part of the early years initiative ‘Read, Write, Count’ for young children.

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Pupils tribute to ‘grandpa’ Ronnie

Pupils tribute to ‘grandpa’ Ronnie

Pupils have honoured their former lollipop man with a plaque outside their school.

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Kids perform Burns’ poem Tam O’Shanter

Young talented pupils had the incredible experience of collaborating with the Scottish Opera in retelling Robert Burns’ poem Tam O’Shanter.

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Queen elect Andrea Robertson and main retinue characters. Chief Lord, Cole Reid; Queen of the Fairies, Sky Nicholls; Page Boy, Zac Irvine; Chief Lady, Reese McBlain; Queen, Andrea Robertson; Page Boy, Gray Oliver; Queen of the Flower Girls, Chloe Kilgallon and Champion , Lauchlan Muir.

Bo’ness Fair announces Queen and retinue line up

Preparations for the Children’s Fair Festival in Bo’ness are well under way after the stars of this summer’s big event were selected.

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Undergraduate application deadline is looming

Undergraduate application deadline is looming

Students planning to start an undergraduate course at university or college this autumn have until 6pm on Sunday, January 15, to submit their UCAS application.

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Deputy First Minister John Swinney.

Have your say on schools

There is one week left for people across Scotland to have their say on how schools should be run, with the Scottish Government’s governance review consultation due to close on January 6, 2017.

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Talented school pupil scoops book cover design competition

Talented school pupil scoops book cover design competition

A high school pupil showed off her creative side when she scooped the top prize for her book design cover.

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Top pupils give kids free access to sport

Top pupils give kids free access to sport

Inspirational school pupils have been awarded a prestigious accolade for services to their local community.

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UNISON is considering its next move in the dispute over college support staff's pay.

Union considering action in college pay dispute

The union UNISON is condering its next move in a bid to bring to an end a dispute over pay for support staff in Scotland’s colleges.

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Swot up for Book Week

Swot up for Book Week

Picture books, history books, autobiographies, best sellers ... books come in all shapes and sizes. And so do the people who read them.

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Parents are willing to pay extra for homes so their kids can go to Linlithgow Academy

£80k more to live in Linlithgow

Parents are having to fork out on average an extra £80,000 to live in Linlithgow because they live within the catchment area of one the country’s best state schools.

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Unison has suspended its strike action which was planned for this week.

Strike action suspended in colleges pay row

Planned strikes across Scotland this week have been suspended by a union to bring employers back to the negotiating table.

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Linda-Anne Reid with pupils on her last day. Picture: Michael Gillen

School days are over for head Linda-Anne

Headteacher Linda-Anne Reid’s school days came full circle as she retired from her post at Stenhousemuir Primary.

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IN PICTURES: Primary ones

See this year’s intake of primary ones from all of the area’s schools.

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IN PICTURES: Primary ones

See this year’s intake of primary ones from all the district’s schools.

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