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Man jailed for historic sex offences against three girls in Ayr

Image caption Marcellino was jailed for seven years at the High Court in Glasgow A man who raped a schoolgirl and sexually assaulted two others almost 20 years ago has been jailed for seven years….

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Historic sailing ship to return home

Image copyright Alison Thewliss A Clyde-built ship is to return home after years spent as a visitor attraction in Hawaii. Built in 1878 in Port Glasgow, the Falls of Clyde is currently moored in Honolulu…


Historic England: The endangered buildings saved from ruin

Image copyright Historic England Image caption Pictured in 1987, Tynemouth Station was looking tatty and uncared for Since the heritage “at risk” register launched 20 years ago, more than two thirds of the original entries…


Judges approve ‘historic’ court sentencing guidelines

Image copyright Scottish Court Service Image caption The guidelines follow a three-month public consultation Scotland’s first sentencing guidelines for all offenders have been approved by three senior judges. The document, which follows a consultation, sets…


Aberdeen’s historic Music Hall to reopen its doors in December

Image caption The Music Hall has welcomed artists such as Emeli Sande in recent years Aberdeen Music Hall will reopen its doors in December after a two year refurbishment, which has been subject to delays….


Demolition plan for Cardiff’s historic Gaiety cinema

Image caption The former Gaiety cinema and later bingo hall opened in 1912 Plans to demolish a historic cinema more than 100 years after it opened have been submitted. Gaiety Grand Cinema on Cardiff’s City…



Fire breaks out at historic Skibo Castle near Dornoch

Image copyright Graeme Smith/ Geograph Image caption The fire appears to have started in a chimney A fire has broken out at Skibo Castle, west of Dornoch in the Highlands. Six fire appliances were sent…


Plymouth’s historic Drake’s Island fortress on sale for £6m

Image copyright JONES LANG LASALLE An historic island fortress has been put up for sale with a guide price of £6 million. Drake’s Island in Devon includes a 16th century barracks, a pier and an…



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