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Council election results – what can we learn?

By Dave Taylor The first thing we learn is not to trust the BBC, or other London sources! While the easy thing to...

Questions over BBC Scotland’s election figure claims

By Martin Kelly  The BBC is today facing questions over their reporting of Scotland’s local authority election results after figures reported by the broadcaster...

Salmond hails “best ever” result as SNP records election hat-trick

By Martin Kelly  SNP leader Alex Salmond has hailed the success of the party's local government election campaign, following figures which show the party...

SNP hopeful of gains across country as parties await results of...

By Martin Kelly  The SNP’s Local Government Minister Derek Mackay has said the party is confident of making gains “across the country” and “in...

SNP attack UK coalition’s ‘inadequate’ regional TV plans

by a Newsnet reporter  SNP politicians have criticised today's UK Government announcement of proposed locations for local TV in Scotland, the plans have been described...

Reservoir set to become Local Nature Reserve

Under plans being put forward to Edinburgh City Council, a reservoir in the Pentland Hills Regional Park could become a legally sanctioned Local Nature...

SNP supermarket tax will boost local communities

by Alex Porter, Economy Editor The SNP government aims to raise £30 million to pay for public services by taxing Scotland's predatory supermarket chains....

Local sports hubs launched

One of the first 'community sport hubs' to be developed in Scotland was officially launched today at Calderglen High School in East Kilbride. This...