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Disused railway tunnel at Forth Bridge filled in

A disused railway tunnel near the Forth Road Bridge has been filled in – without anyone knowing work was being done!

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Stock pic: John Devlin

Weather update: Job centres closed

The Department for Work and Pensions has announced that all job centres in areas affected by adverse weather be closed until 12pm tomorrow (March 1).

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ScotRail cancels some services ahead of Beast from the East

ScotRail cancels some services ahead of Beast from the East

Rail users are advised that ScotRail has cancelled some Edinburgh to Dunblane services over the next few days as the amber warning for heavy snow is about to begin.

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Additional carriages will be added to train services on Saturday for the rugby.  Picture: Michael Gillen.

Additional train carriages for Scotland v England rugby

Extra carriages are to be added to train services for rugby fans travelling to Scotland’s sell-out Six Nations game at BT Murrayfield this weekend.

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M9 delays after collision

M9 delays after collision

Motorists are facing delays on the M9 this morning following an accident.

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The collision happened south of the Queensferry Crossing on the M90 at junction 1A.

Witness appeal after serious M90 collision

Police are appealing for information following a serious road traffic collision on the M90 south of the Queensferry Crossing last night (Saturday).

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Stock image. John Devlin Johnston Press

Countdown on to use Scottish paper notes

There’s now less than a month to use your paper £5 and £10 notes.

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Additional carriages and extra train services are to be in place for Scotland's Six Nations match against France at BT Murrayfield on Sunday.  Pic: Michael Gillen.

Additional train carriages and services for Scotland’s Six Nations rugby match

Additional carriages and extra train services are to be added this weekend for rugby fans travelling to Scotland’s Six Nations match at BT Murrayfield Stadium.

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Forth Road Bridge re-opening as public transport corridor on Feb 1. Pictured: transport Minister Humza Yousaf

Forth Road Bridge to re-open to public transport traffic

The Forth Road Bridge will fully re-open tomorrow (February 1) as a dedicated public transport corridor.

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The bridge will be an official motorway from February. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Queensferry Crossing will become official motorway in February

It has been announced that the Queensferry Crossing will officially become a motorway from next month.

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Long list of unfinished jobs on Queensferry Crossing revealed

A list of 23 unfinished jobs on the newly-opened Queensferry Crossing which will take until September to complete was published by today.

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NEC see significant technological advantages.

Johnston Press digital awarded funding from Google innovation initiative

Johnston Press - the owner of this title - has announced that it has won two separate grants from the Digital News Initiative Innovation Fund, which is backed by Google.

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Local papers tie up BBC link for democracy reporters

Local papers tie up BBC link for democracy reporters

This newspaper is to benefit from a link-up with the BBC which will see dozens of local democracy reporters employed across the UK.

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The Linlithgow branch is under threat Picture: TSPL

Linlithgow RBS branch could close

The Linlithgow branch of the Royal Bank of Scotland is among 62 in Scotland that are under threat of closure.

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Extra train carriages for busy weekend of sport

Extra train carriages for busy weekend of sport

With a busy weekend of sport ahead, extra carriages are to be added to as many train services as possible to keep customers moving.

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Falkirk Cuoncil held a planning meeting in public on the issue in March. Picture: Michael Gillen

Public meeting on road closure group

A meeting has been arranged for tonight (Thursday) to formally constitute an opposition group objecting to plans to close off a road at the Ineos plant in Grangemouth.

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Angered Scots launch campaign to keep Saltires on food packaging

Angered Scots launch campaign to keep Saltires on food packaging

An online campaign rallying against the Union Flag replacing the saltire on Scottish produce has been launched.

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Networking and funding chance for local groups

Networking and funding chance for local groups

Charity groups and organisations came together for an inaugural networking event at Bo’ness Town Hall last Friday.

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BrightHouse

BrightHouse to pay £14.8m in redress to customers

A rent-to-own company which has stores across Scotland has committed to pay around £15m to 249,000 customers following discussions with the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

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