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Dundee & Tayside

Thieves steal baby Jesus doll from Christmas nativity scene

Police are searching for thieves who stole a ‘life-sized’ baby Jesus doll from a church nativity scene.

Dundee & Tayside
Heinrich Steinmeyer in his SS uniform. Picture: SWNS

WWII German POW leaves nearly £400k to ‘kind’ village of Comrie

A former German prisoner of war has left nearly £400,000 to a small Scottish village for the kindness shown to him during his captivity.

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Mary Slessor , from Dundee, a missionary who worked to tackle barbarism against children in south Nigeria. PIC: Centre for the Study of World Christianity,
University of Edinburgh.

Mary Slessor: the Scot who took on 19th Century African tribes

There can be only few who match the selfless bravery of Mary Slessor, born on this day in 1848, who left her jute mill job in Dundee for West Africa and went on to save the lives of numerous children amid the barbarism of 19th Century tribal life.

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Brewin Dolphin said the uncertain landscape was driving demand for wealth advice. Picture: John Devlin

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
Anita and Andrew Stirling of Angus-based Stirfresh have won a supply deal with Lidl. Picture: Contributed

Business briefs: Stirfresh | Flybe | Countryside

Angus-based food business Stirfresh has landed a £300,000 deal to supply its produce to supermarket group Lidl.

Retail
T in the Parks problems in recent years have led to the organisers taking a break in 2017. Picture: John Devlin

T in the Park’s demise ‘would be a victory for the neds’

The permanent loss of Scotland’s biggest music festival, T in the Park, will be “a victory for neds and nimbys”, according to one of the nation’s leading music promoters.

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T in the Park has been cancelled in 2017 after two troubled years at Strathallan.

Loss of T in the Park 'would be a victory for neds'

The permanent loss of T in the Park, Scotland’s biggest music festival, will be “a victory for neds and nimbys”, according to one of the nation’s leading promoters.
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Dundee's new waterfront V&A museum is expected to be at the heart of any bid to become European City of Culture in 2023.

SNP warns Dundee's European culture capital bid is threatened by Brexit

The Scottish Government has demanded clarity over whether Dundee will be able to press ahead with a bid to be crowned European Capital of Culture.

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Dougie MacLean has staged his own festival in his native Perthshire for the last 12 years.

New blow for Perthshire as Dougie MacLean cancels his own festival in 2017

Perthshire has lost a second major festival in the space of a week after singer-songwriter Dougie Maclean confirmed he was shelving his annual event.

Lifestyle
T in the Park had two troubled years at the Strathallan Estate in Perthshire.

T in the Park organisers hit out as they confirm 2017 event is off

Organisers of Scotland’s biggest music festival have blamed its forced relocation over an underground pipeline and a prolonged battle over an osprey’s nest for its cancellation next year,
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T in the Park had two troubled years at the Strathallan Estate in Perthshire.

T in the Park organisers hit out as they confirm 2017 event is off

T in the Park's organisers today confirmed the event has been shelved - blaming its forced relocation over an underground pipeline and a prolonged battle over an osprey's nest.

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Stirling has a series of projects lined up already. Picture: Ian Rutherford

Autumn Statement: Stirling City Deal could create 3000 jobs

The creation of a City Deal for Stirling has the potential to create 3,000 jobs and increase tourism by 25 per cent, the local council believes.

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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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Andy Murray, aged 8. Picture: Newsflash

Gordon Scott: Even at 6, Andy Murray was making headlines

It’s a question many of us have considered. If we stumbled upon raw young talent in the flesh would we instantly spot its brilliance? And truly realise the importance of what we had witnessed?

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Work on the Bowsprit of The Discovery in Dundee. Picture: Contributed

Video: Dundee’s Discovery ship undergoes specialist maintenance

IT’S a once in a generation happening and has been taking place these last few weeks at the dock at Discovery Point in Dundee.

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Police in bid to cut sales of dangerous ‘disposable’ cars

Police in bid to cut sales of dangerous ‘disposable’ cars

Police in Dundee are embarking on a scheme to reduce the number of “disposable” cars in a dangerous condition with no paperwork that are being “openly traded” online.

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Arbroath Abbey. PIC www.geograph.co.uk

“World class” celebration to mark 700th anniversary of Declaration of Arbroath

A “world class” event is being planned to mark the 700th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Arbroath.

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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.

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