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Wealth firm Brewin upbeat as clients seek timely advice

The head of Brewin Dolphin has said that economic uncertainty is helping to drive organic growth at the wealth management firm as savers increasingly seek advice in unsettled times.

Financial
St Andrews is now home to Innis & Gunn's third Beer Kitchen. Picture: Contributed

Innis & Gunn launches St Andrews Beer Kitchen

Craft brewer Innis & Gunn has opened the doors of its third Beer Kitchen bar and restaurant as it presses ahead with plans to further expand the concept.

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MorphCostumes is one of 17 Scottish firms backed by the Business Growth Fund. Picture: Phil Wilkinson

BGF growth fund invests £1bn in small businesses

The Business Growth Fund (BGF), the UK’s most active provider of growth capital, has passed £1 billion in investments to entrepreneurial businesses, including 17 Scottish firms.

Companies
Dundee's V&A museum is due to open in the summer of 2018.

Jaguar's design director on how Dundee's "bold" V&A museum can make an impact

One of the world’s most celebrated car designers says Dundee’s new V&A museum can become a “destination” in its own right and make a “bold statement” about his home country.

Dundee & Tayside
Andrew Black Design is planning a move to a new home in Dundee. Picture: Contributed

Dundee architect draws up plans for city design hub

Plans for a design hub in the heart of Dundee’s “cultural quarter” have been drawn up by Andrew Black Design.

Companies
Marks & Spencer said it was 'very disappointed' with the list. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

In full: Scottish Marks & Spencer stores at risk of closure

An unofficial list of Marks & Spencer stores at risk of closure includes three branches north of the Border.

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The port of Dundee is to get a North Sea decommissioning waste management hub. Picture: Guthrie Photography

New North Sea waste hub planned for port of Dundee

Forth Ports and Augean North Sea Services (ANSS) are to unveil a project today to open a “state of the art” decommissioning waste management hub at the port of Dundee ­early next year.

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Dundee church takes down cross after planning blunder

A CHURCH has been forced to remove a huge 12ft wooden cross – because it forgot to apply for planning consent.

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The V&A Museum is set to open in 2018. Picture: Contributed.

Dundee’s V&A passes major construction milestone as upper floor complete

DUNDEE’S £80m museum project has reached a major milestone in its construction.

Theatre 1
David Goodwillie pictured during his time with Aberdeen. Picture: SNS

David Goodwillie’s “regret” over night which led to rape allegation

Former Scotland striker David Goodwillie told a court today he regretted leaving a flat where a woman who has accused him of rape was after she earlier had sex with him and a teammate.

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Dundee-based DSA is gearing up to launch its football management game. Picture: Contributed

Dundee sports games firm targets £1.5m funding goal

A Dundee-based maker of sports simulation games is seeking to raise £1.5 million as it prepares for the launch of its debut title.

Media & Leisure
Mike Galloway describes it as a rare opportunity. Picture: Contributed

Call to help Dundee’s Waterfront progress

Entrepreneurs in the hospitality, leisure and tourism service sectors are to be invited to come forward and help drive the expansion of Dundee’s Waterfront economy in a “rare blank canvas development opportunity”, it was announced today.

Media & Leisure
Close-up of HMS Unicorn figurehead. Pic: Wikimedia Commons

Five Unicorn emblems to be found around Scotland

It’s been Scotland’s national animal since at least the 1300s, and, unsurprisingly, it can be found absolutely everywhere up and down the country - not a bad feat for a mythological beast.

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Jessica Thummel was one of theee shortlisted candidates for the Dundee International Book Prize.

Coveted Scottish book prize goes to American 'coming of age' novel

American writer Jessica Thummel has won a major Scottish book prize for debut novelists.
Lifestyle
Husband and wife team Graeme and Leanne Carling at Alloway Halls. Picture: Contributed

Property group seals seven-figure deal for Dundee halls

Dundee property and investment firm Carling Property Group has acquired Alloway Halls in the city from Abertay University in a seven-figure deal.

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Citibase is behind the Strathclyde Business Park and aims to grow its number of Scottish hubs to 15. Picture: Contributed

Citibase aiming for 15 Scottish business centres

Business centre operator Citibase has unveiled a three-year plan to enlarge its Scottish footprint to 15 hubs as demand for more flexible office space spirals.

Companies
The funeral of boxer Mike Towell  at St Andrews Cathedral. Picture: SWNS

Mike Towell funeral: Friends, family, and boxers pay respects

Fellow boxers have joined friends and family for the funeral of Mike Towell.

News
From left: snap40 co-founders David Bowie, Christopher McCann and Stewart Whiting. Picture: Stewart Attwood

Health tech start-up snap40 secures £2m seed funding

An Edinburgh healthcare technology firm has secured a £2 million cash injection in the largest seed funding round for a Scottish start-up in more than a decade.

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The mural by Symon Mathieson created in memory of boxer Mike Towell who died following a televised bout. Picture: PA

Mural in memory of Scots boxer Mike Towell unveiled in Dundee

A mural in memory of boxer Mike Towell, who died following a televised bout, has been created in his home city.

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The chicken was found by police in Dundee city centre. Picture: Neil Hanna

Police issue appeal to find out why chicken crossed the road

Police have launched an appeal to find out why a chicken crossed a road in Dundee.

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