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Yes Castle Douglas +YesCD
A local page supporting the concept that Scotland should become an independent nation.
 Joined May 2017
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There is a lot to do but we know Castle Douglas can get it done 👊
Free bike repairs up to the value of £50 are now available to residents across South Lanarkshire.
There are seven shops in the area who have signed up to the Scotland Cycle Repair Scheme.
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💷 I’m pleased to share that the Scottish Government is delivering an additional £120 million funding boost for Scotland's local councils.

👏 This is above and beyond the £100 million councils asked for within the budget process and represents the equivalent of a 4% council tax rise.

🤝 Councils will have complete flexibility to spend this additional money as they wish in 2022-23.
The Scottish National Investment Bank funding comes as a £350m project at Aberdeen Harbour nears its end.
The body-scanning machine at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary offers multiple languages including the north east dialect.
🔌 Scotland's network of electric vehicle charging points is already the biggest in the UK outside of London, with 2,100 charging points around Scotland.

⚡️ Now we're going further - our new £60 million fund will help double the number of public charging points.
The Scottish Government is proposing to improve the A75 and A77 to improve access to Stranraer and Cairnryan
The Green Battery Complex is due to be operational in 2024, comprised of two 400 MW facilities
It is hoped hundreds of tonnes of equipment like masks, gowns and gloves will avoid landfill.
The Scottish Government has published a new draft vision statement for public electric vehicle charging in Scotland. This new vision places people and businesses first, outlining the accessible, affordable and reliable public network required for the future. A just transition is at the heart of
Positions will be in engineering, customer service, applied research and cyber-security.
It is hoped hundreds of tonnes of equipment like masks, gowns and gloves will avoid landfill.
MICHAEL Russell has said he “is confident” a second independence referendum will happen in 2023.
Boris Johnson clashed with SNP Westminster leader Ian Blackford during Prime Minister's Questions.
Figures show GDP IS now 0.6 per cent above the level it was before the pandemic struck
Ministers hope to double the size of the electric vehicle charging network with a new £60m fund.
The Selkirk bannock is one of Scotland’s more famous baked goods, Fraser Wright discovers its surprisingly rich history and provides a recipe to make your own
On this day in 1878: Scottish blacksmith and pedal bicycle inventor Kirkpatrick Macmillan died, aged 65, in Dumfriesshire.
He completed his heavy contraption around 1839 and rode it 68 miles into Glasgow in June 1842. The trip took him 2 days. The original Tour of Scotland!
Equalities, Human Rights and Civil Justice Committee says Scottish Government should use powers to pre-empt Westminster ...
Big productions filmed in part in the city last year include The Flash and the fifth Indiana Jones film.
Scotland flag - the saltire Made In Scotland. For Scotland.
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