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There is a clear contrast between Westminster’s "gung-ho" approach to Fracking, and the evidence-based, consensual approach being pursued by the Scottish Government, the SNP has said.

The claim followed an announcement from Westminster of fracking licenses for vast swathes of the central belt, despite having failed to consult the Scottish Government.

William McIvanney, one of Scotland's most celebrated literary talents, and top English comedian Frank Skinner, have each voiced their support for a Yes vote in September's independence referendum.

McIvanney, most famous for his novels Laidlaw, The Papers of Tony Veitch and Walking Wounded,  says it's time for Scotland "to come out of history's deep-freeze and explore who we really are."

Hot on the heels of Scotland’s biggest LGBT event, Pride Glasgow’s Chief Executive has given his backing for a Yes vote in September.
 
Alastair Smith played a significant role in ensuring that last weekend’s event had a turnout of more than 7,000 people and he thinks the prospect of a written constitution that enshrines LGBT rights is 'appealing'.

Glasgow is set to be a key centre for bio-medical science as the new facilities under construction at the Southern General Hospital are helping to draw in investment to the city.

While the hospital – whose near £1 billion construction was funded by the Scottish Government – is scheduled for completion next year, the cutting edge laboratory facilities that form part of the project are already complete.

A Glasgow Foodbank will benefit from the generosity of Yes supporters after they donated thousand of pounds to a crowdfunding appeal.
 
The appeal, the brainchild of Yes campaigner Mark Coburn, has raised almost £3500 for Maryhill Foodbank, and is still growing.

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