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A public health official has called for a ban on smoking in new council houses to protect children from harmful second-hand smoke. Professor John Middleton, president of the Faculty of Public Health, said adults smoking in the home damaged the development of children’s lungs and put babies at risk

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Employees at Nationwide Building Society have raised over £5,300 for Edinburgh-based homeless charity Bethany Christian Trust. The organisation, which is a local partner with Bethany Christian Trust, raised support for the charity’s Care Van and Care Shelter – two services that support hundreds

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Social security minister Jeane Freeman on removing the involvement of the private sector in carrying out benefit assessments. Last week in the Scottish Parliament, I ruled out the use of private companies in assessing people for the benefits that will be delivered under Scotland’s new social secur

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Plans have been submitted which could see the creation of about 200 new houses in Peebles, 50 of which would be affordable. Builders Taylor Wimpey and property developer and investor AWG Property want to build the properties on land east of Kittlegairy View in the Borders town.

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The Tenants Information Service (TIS) has revealed the finalists in the TIS National Excellence Awards: Inspire to Achieve, following an “impressive” response of high quality nominations across all eight award categories. Held in association with the Scottish Government, the event recognises and

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