Kaye Adams Programme, The [Radio Scotland]

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20160816

20160816

Kaye Adams gets to the heart of the stories making the news, offering the listeners the opportunity to have their say.

20160817

Kaye Adams gets to the heart of the stories making the news, offering the listeners the opportunity to have their say.

20160818

Kaye Adams gets to the heart of the stories making the news, offering the listeners the opportunity to have their say.

20160822

Kaye Adams gets to the heart of the stories making the news, offering the listeners the opportunity to have their say.

20160823

Kaye Adams gets to the heart of the stories making the news, offering the listeners the opportunity to have their say.

20160824

Kaye Adams gets to the heart of the stories making the news, offering the listeners the opportunity to have their say.

20160825

Kaye Adams gets to the heart of the stories making the news, offering the listeners the opportunity to have their say.

20160829

Kaye Adams gets to the heart of the stories making the news, offering the listeners the opportunity to have their say.

20160830

Kaye Adams gets to the heart of the stories making the news, offering the listeners the opportunity to have their say.

20160831

Kaye Adams gets to the heart of the stories making the news, offering the listeners the opportunity to have their say.

20160901

Kaye Adams gets to the heart of the stories making the news, offering the listeners the opportunity to have their say.

20160906

Kaye Adams gets to the heart of the stories making the news, offering the listeners the opportunity to have their say.

20160907

Kaye Adams gets to the heart of the stories making the news, offering the listeners the opportunity to have their say.

20160908

Kaye Adams gets to the heart of the stories making the news, offering the listeners the opportunity to have their say.

20160912

Kaye Adams gets to the heart of the stories making the news, offering the listeners the opportunity to have their say.

20160913

20160913

Kaye Adams gets to the heart of the stories making the news, offering the listeners the opportunity to have their say.

20160914

20160914

Kaye Adams gets to the heart of the stories making the news, offering the listeners the opportunity to have their say.

20160915

20160915

Kaye Adams gets to the heart of the stories making the news, offering the listeners the opportunity to have their say.

20160919

Kaye Adams gets to the heart of the stories making the news, offering the listeners the opportunity to have their say.

20160920

Kaye Adams gets to the heart of the stories making the news, offering the listeners the opportunity to have their say.

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20160927

Special guest presenter Louise White gets to the heart of the stories making the news, offering the listeners the opportunity to have their say.

20160928

Kaye Adams gets to the heart of the stories making the news, offering the listeners the opportunity to have their say.

20160929

Kaye Adams gets to the heart of the stories making the news, offering the listeners the opportunity to have their say.

20161003

20161003

Kaye Adams gets to the heart of the stories making the news, offering the listeners the opportunity to have their say.

20161004

Kaye Adams gets to the heart of the stories making the news.

Kaye Adams gets to the heart of the news and offers the listeners the opportunity to have their say.

20161005

20161005

Kaye Adams gets to the heart of the stories making the news, offering the listeners the opportunity to have their say.

20161006

20161006

Kaye Adams gets to the heart of the stories making the news, offering the listeners the opportunity to have their say.

20161010

Kaye Adams gets to the heart of the stories making the news, offering the listeners the opportunity to have their say.

20161011
20161011

Kaye Adams gets to the heart of the news and offers the listeners the opportunity to have their say.

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20161020

Kaye Adams gets to the heart of the stories making the news, offering the listeners the opportunity to have their say.

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Kaye Adams gets to the heart of the news and offers the listeners the opportunity to have their say.

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20161031

Kaye Adams gets to the heart of the stories making the news, offering the listeners the opportunity to have their say.

20161101

20161101

Kaye Adams gets to the heart of the news and offers the listeners the opportunity to have their say.

20161103

20161103

Kaye Adams gets to the heart of the stories making the news, offering the listeners the opportunity to have their say.

20161107

20161107

Kaye Adams gets to the heart of the stories making the news, offering the listeners the opportunity to have their say.

20161108

20161108

Kaye Adams gets to the heart of the news and offers the listeners the opportunity to have their say.

20161109

20161109

Kaye Adams gets to the heart of the stories making the news, offering the listeners the opportunity to have their say.

20161110

20161110

Kaye Adams gets to the heart of the stories making the news, offering the listeners the opportunity to have their say.

20161114

20161114

Kaye Adams gets to the heart of the stories making the news, offering the listeners the opportunity to have their say.

20161115

20161115

Kaye Adams gets to the heart of the news and offers the listeners the opportunity to have their say.

20161116

20161116

Kaye Adams gets to the heart of the stories making the news, offering the listeners the opportunity to have their say.

20161117

Kaye Adams gets to the heart of the stories making the news, offering the listeners the opportunity to have their say.

20161121

20161121

Kaye Adams gets to the heart of the stories making the news, offering the listeners the opportunity to have their say.

20161122

20161122

Kaye Adams gets to the heart of the news and offers the listeners the opportunity to have their say.

20161123

20161123

Kaye Adams gets to the heart of the news and offers the listeners the opportunity to have their say.

20161128

20161128

Kaye Adams gets to the heart of the stories making the news, offering the listeners the opportunity to have their say.

20161129

20161129

Kaye Adams gets to the heart of the news and offers the listeners the opportunity to have their say.

20161130

Kaye Adams gets to the heart of the stories making the news, offering the listeners the opportunity to have their say.

20161201

Kaye Adams gets to the heart of the stories making the news, offering the listeners the opportunity to have their say.

20161205

20161205

Kaye Adams gets to the heart of the stories making the news, offering the listeners the opportunity to have their say.

20161206

20161206

Kaye Adams gets to the heart of the news and offers the listeners the opportunity to have their say.

20161207

20161207

Kaye Adams gets to the heart of the stories making the news, offering the listeners the opportunity to have their say.

20161208

20161208

Kaye Adams gets to the heart of the stories making the news, offering the listeners the opportunity to have their say.

20161212

Kaye Adams gets to the heart of the stories making the news, offering the listeners the opportunity to have their say.

20161213

20161213

Kaye Adams gets to the heart of the news and offers the listeners the opportunity to have their say.

20161214

20161214

Kaye Adams gets to the heart of the stories making the news, offering the listeners the opportunity to have their say.

20161215

20161215

Kaye Adams gets to the heart of the stories making the news, offering the listeners the opportunity to have their say.

20161227

Kaye Adams looks back on how listeners reacted to a year of change and revisits some of her best interviews of 2016.

20170605

Kaye Adams gets to the heart of the stories making the news.

Ahead of the General Election, you'll have the opportunity to put your questions to Scotland's party leaders.
Today we're talking to Stewart Hosie, Treasury spokesman from the Scottish National Party.

Twelve people have been arrested after the London terror attack which left seven people dead and 48 injured. Speaking outside Downing Street yesterday, the Prime Minister Theresa May said it was "time to say enough is enough".
Theresa May has said enough is enough. But what does that mean to you?

Can you get a washboard stomach with a water bottle? Tom Leith owns Holisium Personal Training Gym in East Kilbride.

If you were listening last Wednesday you might remember our phone in about child sex abuse and particularly talking to your children about sexual abuse. We received a lot of calls and texts talking about the "Underpants Rule"
Today we're joined by the author of My Underpants Rule Kate Power.

When Lorna Farrel began to experience stress incontinence after the birth of her children doctors suggested she get a mesh implant to strengthen the weakened tissue. That decision triggered a decade of chronic pain and Lorna is now a wheelchair user as a result. Dr Wael Agur is a Specialist and Lead Urogynecologist in Ayrshire and Arran.

20170606

Kaye Adams gets to the heart of the stories making the news.

Prime Minister Theresa May has said more must be done to tackle terror online.
In a speech on Sunday, following the terrorist attack in London, she said the internet provided a "safe space" for extremist ideology to breed. But technology companies and cyber-security experts have warned that tighter regulation of the internet will not solve this problem.
Do we need to put controls on internet freedom to crack down on online extremism or do civil liberties come first?

Vet Ross Allan will be with us to take your pet queries. Also - could your smoking give pets cancer?

How life has changed for the young cystic fibrosis sufferer who finally got her double lung transplant. Lisa Hertwig had a double lung transplant in November, River City actress Leah MacRae met Lisa three years ago whilst she was in a wheelchair and dependent on oxygen and Jamie MacFarlane is one of the Directors of the Butterfly Trust.

How important is a driving licence to getting a job?
Amy-Jo Randalls is a young person who wants to work in the Aviation industry, Richard McShane is a Community Developer in Easterhouse and Jane Wylie-Roberts is a Chief executive of Staffinders Recruitment and Kingpin International Recruitment

CAN YOU NAME THE PLACE? With Carole Hough, Professor of Onomastics from Glasgow University
CLUE 1: Most place-names are very specific descriptions, intended to differentiate one place from others. however, this description could apply to much of scotland.
CLUE 2: It forms one of a set of three.
CLUE 3: As with many place-names, there is a link with religion. however, here there is also a more distant link with cabbages and wine.
CLUE 4: It has an 800-year old living attraction.
CLUE 5: Typical of the legends that grow up around place-names, this one has been attributed to mary queen of scots.
CLUE 6: Most place-names in Scotland are from the celtic languages brittonic, gaelic and pictish, or the germanic languages old english, old norse and scots. however, today's place-name is from one of the romance languages.

Radio 1 DJ Scott Mills' show has been cleared of breaching broadcasting rules over jokes made about Essex girls.
Do cultural stereotype gags make you giggle?

Six countries including Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Egypt have now severed diplomatic ties with Qatar in a growing diplomatic row
So what travel disruptions should we expect? Simon Calder is a Travel journalist.

20170607

Kaye Adams gets to the heart of the stories making the news.

Larry Flanagan, the General Secretary of the EIS, has said that teacher salaries have fallen in real terms by an equivalent of 16% since 2003.
Members of the Educational Institute of Scotland (EIS) teaching union have threatened strike action and the issue will be debated at their annual general meeting in Perth later this week.
£36,000 a year - are we selling our teachers short, do they deserve more?

What do you do when illness strikes not you but your nearest and dearest?
Alison Murdoch talks about how her life changed forever when husband Simon developed a brain injury.

Our destination this week is Aviemore.
Colin Simpson is Tourism Co-ordinator at the Highland Council, Mike Gale is the owner of G2 outdoor activity company and Tilly Smith is the manager of the Cairngorm Reindeer in Aviemore.

It's summer and with that comes graduation for many young people...beyond the celebrations - are young people ready to be part of the work force? According to a recent survey by Technology Scotland, a trade body for the tech industry, 70% of employers believe there is a disconnect between University and employment.
Ann Duff is a Careers advisor at the University of Glasgow, Lochlan O'Sullivan is a Recruitment Consultant and Caitie Beattie has recently graduated.

Facebook's Safety Check feature, allows users to mark themselves as "safe", and was well used in the aftermath of the attack in London at the weekend. But does it really help in emergencies?

According to a new survey from the National Citizen Service (NCS), 51% of 16 and 17 years questioned said they had cried due to exam stress.
A gender breakdown shows 29% of young men admitted they had felt this way, along with 73% of girls. Should we be encouraging more of our boys to have a 'good cry' - what are the benefits of crying?

Researchers at Israel's Weizmann Institute of Science conducted research which saw 20 participants spending one week eating either white or wheat bread as 25 percent of their entire diet. They then measured health effects. The result? According to the researchers, there weren't any differences. Are we right to demonise white bread?

20170608

Kaye Adams gets to the heart of the stories making the news.

Tens of thousands of football fans from across the UK will be at Hampden Park this Saturday for the Scotland-England World Cup game.
Football governing body UEFA rejected a Police Scotland request to bring forward the World Cup qualifier to reduce the risk of violence flaring.
Senior officers say a 5pm kick-off at Hampden Park allows too much drinking time on what is expected to be a warm afternoon.
Can football fans not be trusted with a late kick off? Are Police fears justified or are football fans being unfairly judged?

It's Thursday which means Dr Tom Smith's surgery will be open for all of your medical questions. You can call 0808 5 92 95 00 or text on 80295.
We'll also be looking at this week's health headlines including Nigella Lawson's unusual cold 'cure' - but does it pass the Dr Tom test?

We speak to the father of 3 year old Casey from the Black Isle who saved the life of her mum and her unborn sibling.
So what can you teach young toddlers to do in times of emergencies?

What is life like living on a canal boat?
BBC Alba's programme 'Scotland's Canals airs tonight and it takes a look at the vast waterway system that Scotland currently holds not to mention the people that live on it. Calum Macaulay is presenter of Scotland's Canals and Jennifer Ewan is a musician who lives on the Union canal in a houseboat.

It's widely accepted in society that boys don't cry but why is that and do we need to start teaching our boys that it's okay to cry?
We're joined by self-titled heart of stone, Dad of Two, Craig Perkins and Child Psychologist Emma Kenny.

Pupils at a school in Clackmannanshire took part in a 'road safety campaign' which involved them 'playing dead' by lying on the road outside their school. It was organised by the parent council to try and get the message across that drivers needed to take greater care in that area.

Are you addicted to your smartphone? A self-confessed 'recovering social media junkie' has proposed a pretty simple idea that he says could be your solution!

20170612
20170613

Kaye Adams gets to the heart of the stories making the news.

New research from Independent Age and IPPR has suggested that the poorest pensioners are most likely to lose out if Winter Fuel Payment is means-tested.
It is one of the sticking points between Theresa May and Arlene Foster of the DUP - The Conservative election manifesto outlined means testing Winter Fuel Payments whilst the DUP has committed to keeping Winter Fuel Payments in their election manifesto.
The Scottish government says it will not follow suit in Scotland - and Ruth Davidson has said she will not try to either but is this the right decision?
Do you think winter fuel payments to pensioners should be means tested?

"Sizzlin' beans", "dynamite beets" and "twisted citrus-glazed carrots"....is 'sexualising' veg key to getting more people to eat their greens?

We speak to the powerlifting mum who can now lift the couch when two years ago she couldn't get off it.

The pollsters and pundits had another howler of an election - why do so many of them get it wrong when so many bookies get it right?

Three tribute portraits have been created in Glasgow to mark the Big Yin's 75th birthday - what's your favourite billy Connolly moment?

Scotland's child and adolescent mental health services are coming under fire for increasingly rejecting referrals- what's your experience of treatment for children with mental health problems?

Rockstar, the video games publisher behind Grand Theft Auto, is looking for a Games Tester to work for them in Edinburgh. But is it really just sitting around playing computer games all day?

CAN YOU NAME THE PLACE?
CLUE 1: TODAY'S PLACE-NAME APPEARS TO BE FROM GAELIC, BUT ISN'T.
CLUE 2: THERE IS A CLOSE LINK WITH THE NAME LESLIE.
CLUE 3: THE PLACE-NAME DOES NOT MEAN 'FORTIFIED PLACE'.
CLUE 4: IT COMPETED AGAINST BALGONIE AND WESTWOOD.
CLUE 5: IT DOES NOT HAVE A FAMOUS WHISKY DISTILLERY.
OPTIONAL EXTRA CLUE: OTHER LOCAL PLACE-NAMES INCLUDE GLADSHOLE AND PLAYFIELD.

20170614

Kaye Adams gets to the heart of the stories making the news.

Scotland's FM, Nicola Sturgeon, is likely to face calls at Holyrood later to abandon her plans for a second independence referendum.
MSPs are expected to use a debate on the economy to argue that such a vote would cause damaging uncertainty for businesses.
Is it time for a second independence vote to be taken off the table?

There's an online test called the Implicit Bias test which claims to determine if you are biased on the basis or race, or age, or gender or a host of other indicators.
Dr Jordan Axt is a researcher of implicit bias at University of Virginia

When Grace Tedeschi was just five, she stopped talking to her parents for a year. Now six years on , Grace, who has been diagnosed with Asperger, -will just decide to stop talking. Instead, she communicates through playing her drums. Marc is Grace's Dad, Leslie McLaren is Grace's Music Teacher and Janet Halton is Executive Director and Music Therapist at Nordoff Robbins Scotland.

It boasts the 3 B's....Barrie, Burns and The Bruce...can you guess where our STAY-KAYE-TION is this week?

Back in April, fifty six year old MS sufferer, Colin Campbell, planned today as his last full day on earth. We'll find out why he has changed his mind

We speak to the woman who wants you to rent used baby clothes. Vigga Svensson has been in the ethical kids fashion industry for some 10 years, where she makes environmentally friendly clothes for children.

According to a recent advertisement on childcare.co.uk, a family in Jedburgh are looking for a new live in nanny after FIVE previous nannies left citing 'supernatural' reasons as the excuse. What are your options if you hear a bump in the night - we call in the ghostbusters.

20170615

Kaye Adams gets to the heart of the stories making the news.

Plans for a major shake-up in the way schools are governed will be set out by the Scottish government later.
The government has already set out in broad terms what may and may not be on its agenda and carried out a major consultation with stakeholders.
It says it wants to empower parents and give as much power as possible to head teachers.
How involved should parents be in running schools?

We'll speak to Yvonne McHugh to hear why her partner Billy is going on hunger strike in an Indian jail

Former River City actor Tom Urie has ticked off the first item on his weight loss bucket list - a tennis lesson. With a little bit of help from Judy Murray. Find out what we are challenging him to do next...

Fifty grand a year and 28 days holiday so why have four people already walked on what sounds like a dream job?
Steff Murdoch-Richards is a Parapsychologist and Manager and Co-Founder of Lanarkshire Paranormal and Richard Gordon is a BBC Reporter and Jedburgh Native.

Dr Tom Smith opens his surgery doors from 11 this morning as he answers all of your health queries, whatever it may be call us on 0808 5 92 95 00

We pay tribute to Lesley Graham , a tireless campaigner for access to life extending drugs , who last week lost her own battle with secondary breast cancer
Mary Allison is the Director of Breast Cancer Now.

When Tim Farron stood down as the Leader of the Liberal Democrats he said 'we are kidding ourselves if we think we yet live in a tolerant, liberal society.' Are we?

Over 2,000 people were asked to name their favourite vegetable and the midget tree came out top. There's no doubt in the health benefits when it comes to Broccoli but why is it that some people simply can't stand the taste?

20170619

Kaye Adams gets to the heart of the stories making the news.

The former three-time Formula One world champion Sir Jackie Stewart has said that his family's cancer scares were easier to deal with that his wife's dementia diagnosis. He believes that we're happier to talk about cancer, and that there's a stigma associated to the condition.
Is there a stigma attached to a dementia diagnosis?

It's Monday so we'll have our regular exercise feature but after 10 Kayerobics is replaced by MAXWELLBEING. Cat Perry is a fitness instructor with Keltafit - a ceilidh inspired fitness class.

Pole dancing has long been affiliated with strip clubs, but have perceptions started to shift?
Vanessa Struck thinks it's time to ditch the stigma and focus on the many benefits that come with the core engaging activity.
We'll also be joined by Mr Pole Scotland Professional 2016, Theo Robertson.

Why is it we spend more on Mother's Day than we do Father's day? Is it time to give Dad's more recognition?
Liz Fraser is a Parenting Expert, Ian Maxwell is from Families Need Fathers and Dr Nick Dunn is a GP.

A study from Stirling University has found a clear 'cause and effect' relationship between flying and ill health. So what can you do to limit the risks?

In a new BBC 2 Scotland documentary, we meet the crew of the Lord Nelson 55 foot tall ship tasked with sailing and the day to day duties....the difference? The crew contain a mixture of able and disabled people including our very own Ian Hamilton.
Amber Macintyre is a Volunteer Watch Leader.

Workers at a Scottish quarry have witnessed an unlikely friendship blossom in recent months between Haggis the Cat and Hector the stag - but how did two unlikely animals become so tolerant of each other?
Ian Henry is the Harbour master at the Glensanda Quarry and Elaine Henley is a Clinical Animal Behaviourist.

Jo Swinson, who was tipped to become the Liberal Democrats next leader, has ruled herself out of the race.
She said "Most blokes in my shoes would run for leader like a shot." So what holds women back from going for promotions?

20170620

Kaye Adams gets to the heart of the stories making the news.

New mothers need to be offered better support with breastfeeding, according to some of Scotland's leading experts in maternal and infant health. A statement, signed by 30 of them, said women can feel pressured to breastfeed and often find it difficult.
They have called for a change in culture to provide all women with the right support, at the right time, in the right place.
Are new mums being put under too much pressure to breastfeed?

Also on the show -

Alaskan born actor Tyler Collins has won his battle to live and work in the UK. We speak to him about why he wants to make Scotland his home.

Vet Ross Allan will be with us from 1030 to answer your pet queries call 0808 5 92 95 00 text 80295

TVs Ant McPartlin has checked himself into rehab for a prescription drug and alcohol problem. What is the reality of having a problem with prescribed medications and does rehab work?
Fiona French helped set up Action on Prescribed Drug Dependence and Graham Watt is a Consultant Psychotherapist and director of Harvest Clinic in Glasgow.

We speak to the divorced woman about her battle to get her name back. Jackie Gilchrist had to write or make 84 phone calls, emails, letters and personal visits in order to revert back to her Maiden name.

CAN YOU NAME THE PLACE with Carole Hough, Professor of Onomastics from Glasgow University
CLUE 1: Many place-names in Scotland refer to water. Today's place has a link to a different kind of liquid.
CLUE 2: The place-name is not from french, but has a link with french.
CLUE 3: It has something in common with Evanton, Grantown-on-Spey and Tomintoul.
CLUE 4: The place-name forms part of a trio with Fort George and Fort William
CLUE 5: The place-name forms a pair with Port Ellen.

Marks and Spencer is paring back its fruit and veg labelling to be more environmentally friendly, replacing stickers with laser-markings.
From Thursday, M&S will sell avocados bearing what look like pale tattoos, showing a best-before date and origin.
Should we be putting labels on our fruit and veg at all?

The re-elected provost in Inverness has reportedly said she'd like to get tough on loitering and spitting in the Highland's Capital. But would bylaws help stamp out anti-social behaviour?

20170621

Kaye Adams gets to the heart of the stories making the news.

The Scottish government has published changes to its controversial named person scheme.
The changes published on Tuesday aim to overcome those concerns.
They will ensure that public bodies can only share information about children if is likely to "promote, support or safeguard the wellbeing" of the child.
Public bodies will also be required to consider whether sharing the information would be compatible with data protection, human rights and confidentiality laws.
Only then will they be given the power to share the information.
Would you be happy for your child to have a named person under the new changes published yesterday?

We speak to the woman who is no longer housebound after she won back her Motability car.
Alex Thorburn is the Vice convenor for the Scottish Disability.

Every week we take you on a trip suitable for a Staycation.... and today it's Bristol!
Elly Pear is a food writer and restaurateur, Mike Bennet is co-publisher of Bristol 24/7, Sally Haven is a Radio Producer who uses a mobility scooter to get around and Kathryn Davis is the Head of Tourism at Destination Bristol.

It's known for its characters, the war, winter and nudity but what benefits does Game of Thrones have for the teaching of Philosophy?
Geoffrey Crescen writes for Watchers of the Wall and is a Researcher in Game of Thrones and Dr John Donaldson is a Tutor in Philosophy who teaches his students using Game of Thrones.

Your first chance to hear Bridge over Troubled Water on BBC Radio Scotland - the charity single released TODAY in aid of the victims of the Grenfell Charity

Shoppers across the country are now very used to paying 5p for a plastic bag, but how would you feel if you were charged 5p for a straw?

The 24 year old student from Buckie who graduated with a first class honours degree despite being diagnosed as dyslexia. So is the condition no longer a barrier to success?

20170622

Kaye Adams gets to the heart of the stories making the news.

20170626

Kaye Adams gets to the heart of the stories making the news.

Hundreds of thousands of motorists in Scotland have been fined in a bus lane, clocking up millions of pounds in fines.
Bus Lanes - have you ever been fined for using one? Were you happy to cough up or did it leave you seething?

You may have been exercising with Max- wellbeing last Monday, but yes Kayerobics is back.
This week we're joined by personal trainer Rachel Watson.

On a train from London to Glasgow, Sanaa Shahed, fell victim to racial abuse until the train manager, Matt Litton, intervened. Since then, Matt has been commended as frontline employee of the year at the Scottish Transport Awards.

What's it like to "Grow Up With Cancer" ? 15 year old...Natasha McNeil who has been diagnosed with Hodgkiss Lymphoma joins us, alongside her grandmother, Christine.

MSPs have said that the Scottish government, its agencies and the Scottish Parliament should display best practice and advertise all new roles as flexible, agile or part-time, unless there is a business reason not to do so. This is just one of the recommendations to try and improve the gender paygap in Scotland.
What are the options available to women looking for flexible working? Historically, more women cluster in the 5Cs - Cleaning. Caring. Catering. Clerical and Cashiering - but is this through choice or circumstance?

According to a tourism group in Skye, the isle requires a 30 year strategy to help islanders cope with the increased popularity with tourists. Is there such a thing as too much tourism?

Has new research left you concerned about the health implications of eating red and processed meat? If you don't want to go the full hog and cut out meat completely, you could become a 'reducetarian'. We find out what this entails.

A house cat that went on a 450-mile sea voyage has been reunited with her relieved owner Sandra Graham
Three-year-old cat Luna - who had never been out of the house before - managed to stow away on a ferry from her home town of Oban to Barra.

20170627
20170628

Kaye Adams gets to the heart of the stories making the news.

PHONE IN: Pensions
A quarter of Scots are saving nothing for their retirement. The Scottish Widows Retirement Report found that younger Scots were increasingly less likely to put adequate funds into their pension pot. Kaye asks: Can you afford to retire?

Also Looking at:

ANGEL POSTIE
It sometimes feels like posties just bring you bills and bumf. Kaye hears about a very special letter sent by the angel postie from Kilmarnock to one family.

NICHE CAFES
Dogs, bikes, knitting - what is it we love about niche cafes? As Scotland's first dog café opens. We hear about the other niche cafes across Scotland.

STAYKAYETION
Every week we take you on a strip suitable for a Stay-Kayetion and today we're heading of to the northernmost city in Scotland.

WOULD YOU LET YOUR CHILD HAVE A SAY IN YOUR DIVORCE?
it's a difficult time for any family. How involved should children be in the process? We want to hear from you - would you let your child have a say in your divorce? Call 08085 92 95 00 or text 80295

FLIGHT DELAYS
An elderly lady in China delayed a plane for five hours after tossing a handful of coins into the engine for luck. We find out what are the most common causes of late departures and what are your rights?

CASH IN THE ATTIC
We're cashing in our heirlooms and turning the family treasures into hard cash. Kaye finds out what's the motivation and what family possessions are going to make the most in the auction rooms.

20170629

Kaye Adams gets to the heart of the stories making the news.

PHONE IN: Drink Driving
Singer Paulo Nutini was yesterday cleared of drink driving after a night out in his home town Paisley. Police had been tipped off by a fellow pub goer who had spotted him drinking at the bar before getting into his car. Kaye asks: Would you report someone you suspect of drink driving?

Also Looking at:

USMAN ALI
Coming up, find out why 24 year old Glaswegian Usman Ali has a date with her Majesty the Queen this afternoon.

ASK THE DOCTOR
Thursday is the day you get to put your medical questions to the Doc in our weekly Ask the Doctor surgery here on BBC Radio Scotland and today we are joined by Dr Fiona Kinnon. Text us your medical woes on 80295 or pick up the phone: 0303 0804592 she is standing by.

PHONE VOICE
Why do some of us have a "phone voice" - two out of five of us do it (60% if you're Glasgwegian). Are we being phoney or is it emotionally astute?

PAULA MAGUIRE
We hear from the woman who describes herself as a recovering recluse about why she plans to swim the coastline of Britain... despite the fact that just three years ago she couldn't swim and was scared of water.

NAPPY CHARGE
Should parent pay a cost for collection of disposable nappies? Some local authorities are looking to charge parents. The average baby goes through enough disposable nappies a year to fill forty black bin bags. Give us your thoughts on 0808 5 92 95 00.

20170703

Kaye Adams gets to the heart of the stories making the news.

More nurses and midwives are leaving the profession in the UK than joining it, for the first time since 2008, figures show.
Kaye asks - Would you want to be a nurse?

Inspired by the news that Sir Andy Murray has been limbering up for Wimbledon by doing chores about the house, personal trainer Tom Leith is going to give us some exercises to get the most out of tidying!

The nephew of the late, great fashion designer Alexander McQueen will be here to talk about his new range of mental health greetings cards... would you send one?

Taymouth Marina is the first Scottish resort to offer Teetotal stag and hen parties for up to 20 people. Activities will include sipping smoothies, taking part in water sports and relaxing in saunas - but would you attend. Laura Pearson-Smith is the creator of A life with Frills beauty Blog from Glasgow, Zander Hughes is a 30 year old farmer and Nicki MacDonald is the Director of Bonnie Affair.

The Paisley mum who wants to speak out about perhaps the greatest childbirth taboo
Mum of one Carol Summers is going to share her story of bowel incontinence in the hope that more women will talk about it.

When it emerged US Vice-President Mike Pence would not dine alone with a woman who was not his wife, the internet was pretty horrified.
A poll for the New York Times has indicated that more than half of women agree with him - as well as 45% of men.
What do you think?

A self-defence club has been set up at Stirling University after a young woman was raped whilst out jogging in West Lothian. How can women keep themselves safe whilst out running?

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Commons leader Andrea Leadsom has been asked to make an urgent statement about tackling sexual harassment amid a series of allegations of inappropriate behaviour by MPs. Theresa May has already called for tougher procedures to deal with MPs accused of harassment. And Scotland's health secretary has said she is very concerned by claims of sexual harassment at the Scottish Parliament.
Hollywood, Holyrood and Westminster - all caught up in sexual harassment claims - how much of a problem is sexual harassment in your world?

37 stone Steven McKell from Fife tells us why he decided take part in a TV documentary about the world's only plus size holiday resort.

Our new weekly Monday morning feature - radio presenter Jennie Cook is sick of her neighbours having a party on a school night. Is it her age or a rage? We're also joined by actress Jane McCarry.

After being subjected to years of abuse, Arlene from Moray tells us about what finally made her call time on her toxic marriage. Melanie Wood is Arlene's support worker at Moray Women Aid.

We speak to the unemployed man from Ayrshire who, after a series of rejection letters, managed to find work in just 20 minutes....all by employing a rather unusual tactic.

Matt Smith Professor of Health History from the University of Strathclyde has been analysing a selection of sweets currently on the market geared towards Halloween. He's warned about the levels of sugar and additives in the products. But is it possible to go sugar free for Halloween? Mum of 5 year old Harris, Hayley Matthews, is going to find out.

A cancer charity has appointed a digital nurse to combat "fake news" online, which they say leaves patients "scared and at risk of bogus cures". At the start of the month, the chair of the Royal College of GPs said that 'Dr Google entered 80% her consultations'.
Dr Google - help or hindrance? We ask a GP, a health journalist and a patient.

The Edinburgh based chef who says that foods such as snails and fish heads should be served at schools across Scotland - but could this really help to make the country a truly "good-food nation"?

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The maximum stake for fixed-odds betting terminals could drop to as little as £2 under a government review.
Currently, people can bet up to £100 every 20 seconds on the gaming machines but proposals could limit that to between £2 and £50.
The 12-week consultation by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport aims to reduce large losses and will look at advertising.
Should there be more restrictions on gambling?

Does the name of your street matter when you're selling your house? Property expert Brian Gilmour will be clearing that up and answering all your property questions. If you're buying, selling or renting, give Brian a call on 08 08 5 92 95 00 or text 80295.

As its Halloween, you won't be surprised to hear there's a march of the mummies happening in Scotland today... but it's mummies with a difference. The campaign group 'Pregnant Then Screwed' are demanding recognition, respect and change for working mums.
Katie McKenzie is the Co-Organiser of Scottish section of March of the Mummies and Jillian Merchant is an Employment lawyer.

Anti-fraud wallets have hit the high street but do you really need them to stay safe when you're out and about? Kate Bevan is a Technology Writer and Consultant and Superintendent Scott Tees is from Police Scotland.

The young Ayrshire man whose heart defect made him want to be a cardiologist.
In April this year, Stuart Hutchison underwent lifesaving heart surgery to repair a defect and following the success of the operation, he decided to lead by example and become a cardiologist. Professor David Newby is a Professor of Cardiology with the British Heart Foundation.

Today Presenter John Humphrys thinks that Thought for The Day is often 'deeply, deeply boring'. Is there still a place for a religious TFTD in an increasingly secular society?

Louise and Dr Michael Mosley have one big thing in common....they both find November really miserable. So how can you get through one of the most 'challenging' months of the year?

Can You Name the Place?
Clue 1: The first clue to today's place-name is in the first line of Robert Burns' poem Halloween.
Clue 2: Witches' Knowe in the Borders refers to the opposite type of landscape feature.
Clue 3: Beware of The Devil's Elbow.
Clue 4: Two other local place-names contain a spooky colour.
Clue 5: Think of banshees, and you're nearly there.

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PHONE-IN
Claims have been made about a "catalogue of abuse" at the Scottish parliament, in the wake of concerns about the behaviour of MPs at Westminster. John Swinney told parliament yesterday that the behaviour and conduct of men must change in light of the allegations.
The Deputy First Minister said that it's up to men to make these changes and to examine their own behaviour if we are to end the sexual harassment of women
Do you agree?

CHARLIE MCGONIGLE
We speak to the champion power lifter from Glasgow's East End who was put into care as a child because his weight was getting out of control.

SUGAR FREE HALLOWEEN
How did mum Hayley Matthews get on with the challenge of having a sugar free Halloween?

PEAK COFFEE
It is predicted the UK's coffee shop market being worth £15 billion by 2020 with over 30,000 premises - a projected rise of some 10,000 outlets in just three years. But according to one researcher, the UK might be reaching its coffee peak. Will Heeman owns Coffee Shop It All Started Here, Jennifer Ferreira is Senior Research Assistant at Coventry University and Halina Rifai is a music blogger who runs Podcart.

MISERABLE NOVEMBER
It's apparently the most miserable month of the year. Dr Michael Mosley tells us how to cope.

CITY ESCAPE
This week we're off to Dundee for our City Escape with Sunday Mail Columnist and Travel Writer Cat Harvey. Boo Paterson is a Dundee born artist.

MATTHEW DAVIDSON
The boy who makes a 320 mile round trip every week to play football. Marion Davidson is Matthew's mum and Martin MacPhee is his football Coach in Barra.

WRINKLE CREAM
There has been a backlash on social media after 25 year old Cara Delevingne was unveiled as the face of an anti-ageing line. Can you ever turn back the clock on wrinkles?

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Would you be happy to pay more tax to fund public services? The Scottish Government is looking at all options so who, if anyone should pay more and where should the money be spent?

Also Looking at:

JOANNE THOMSON
Scottish Actress Joanne Thomson tells why she felt compelled to speak out in the wake of the Weinstein allegations.

KIDS INTO SPORT
Duchess of Cambridge is keen for young Prince George to take up tennis - What's the best way to get your children into sport? When we find out from sailing silver medallist Luke Patience, Mum and kick boxing champion Vicky Murray and swim coach Katie Campbell.

CALL THE MIDWIFE
Did you know you can get pregnant while you are already pregnant?! Midwife Cass McNamara will be here to answer all of your questions, in our own version of Call the Midwife CALL 0808 5 92 95 00

ADRIAN BAYNE
We speak to the East Lothian Train driver who prevented a suicidal youngster taking his own life

JOSEPH COX
11 year old school boy Joseph Cox is determined to help rough sleepers in Edinburgh this winter - Kaye hears how the enterprising school boy hopes do so.

AS GOOD AS THE GYM
Cycling to work will keep you as slim as paying out for a gym membership according to the latest research. Kaye finds out what else is as good as they gym - dump the car? Bin the office chair? sack the cleaner?

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Is the sexual harassment of men taken seriously enough?

A fan has been accused of groping One Direction star Harry Styles during a charity performance in the US.
Harry appeared to move the person's hand away from his crotch area before continuing his set. The incident comes at a time when the topic of inappropriate touching and harassment is in the news almost every week. And according to one report, over 30 per cent of the people who tweeted about the #MeToo campaign were men.
Are we taking sexual harassment of men seriously enough?

The fireworks have started with bonfire night around the corner but what can we do to protect our pets? That's what our resident vet Ross Allan will be talking about in our regular surgery. If you have any questions about your pet, call him on 0808 5 92 95 00 or text 80295.

The best-selling Scottish crime writer says that men and women write about violence differently because girls are brought up as "potential victims."

So are we raising our girls as 'potential victims' by unconsciously telling them to be 'afraid of the world'? Richard Woolfson is a Child Psychologist, Parent and Grandfather and Catriona Stewart is a journalist.

A breastfeeding emoji has been shortlisted for release this year after being proposed by a nurse at University College London Hospital. She thinks the emoji will 'normalise' breastfeeding. Can the emoji be more powerful than words?

Can You Name the Place?
CLUE 1: Place-names often describe landscape features as body parts or people. The paps of Jura are rounded hills named from Scots pap 'breast'; the cobbler is one of Scotland's most famous mountains. Today's place-name refers to a facial feature.
CLUE 2: the name of a nearby hill refers to a musical instrument.
CLUE 3: It is associated with clan Darroch.
CLUE 4: It was the setting for the TV series shadow of the stone.
CLUE 5: The yachtsman Charlie Barr was born here, the writer Iain Banks moved here, and Granny Kempock has always been here.

TALKING TO KIDS ABOUT THEIR DISABILITY
Caroline Casey's parents didn't tell her she was blind until she was 17 - how do you speak to your children about having a disability? Carolann Gemmell's son Aydin is on the autistic spectrum. Carol Adamson's daughter Grace has Prader-Willi-syndrome.

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Where do you stand on e-cigs? Would you keep your child off school to grieve for a pet?

Nearly three million people in the UK now "vape" regularly - four times more than in 2012.
MPs are to carry out an inquiry into e-cigarettes amid concerns there are "significant gaps" in what is known about them and how they are regulated. This comes after the smoking devices proved to be the most popular tool for quitting during the 2016 campaign.
Where do you stand on e-cigarettes?

We speak to Labour MSP Monica Lennon on why she didn't allow her father to walk her down the aisle as she calls for a wider debate on Scotland's relationship with alcohol. Justina Murray is the Chief Executive Officer of Scottish Families Affected by Alcohol and Drugs,

This week we're off to Durham with Sunday Mail Columnist and Travel Writer Cat Harvey. Dr Pam Graves is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Archaeology at Durham University.

Would you keep your child off school to grieve for a pet? We discuss with Jacqueline Trotter, Alison Craig and Bereavement counsellor and psychotherapist Anne Nicholls.

Spiralizers and low carb diets have been blamed for a decline on pasta sales. On World Pasta Day, is it time to put spaghetti and penne back on the menu?

According to Breast Cancer Now, half of Scottish women are not checking their breasts regularly for anomalies - Dr Emma O'Neill will give you the guide to checking your breasts. Dr Tessa Hartman CBE, Founder of the Scottish Fashion Awards and Mum of 4, discovered a lump in her breast and is currently undergoing chemotherapy.

Honolulu has become the first major US city to put a ban on pedestrians looking at their mobile phones while crossing the street. When did smartphone obsession become the norm? And is it time to stop demonising those who are permanently attached to their phones?

Is the New Dinner Party 'all about the early finish?' Thomas Laikie, the author of Blaikie's Guide to Modern Manners', says it is. Christopher Cook, Cultural historian.

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Is it time to ban unpaid work experience?

According to a new survey, there is strong public support to ban unpaid work experience that lasts more than four weeks. There are an estimated 70,000 unpaid internships a year and in some industries they have become the main route for graduates to get their first job.
Is it time to ban unpaid work experience?
Critics call it a 'modern scandal'. Do you agree? How did you get into your chosen career?

We're joined by Michelle Haley from Ayr whose little girl Mila now has an elastic band holding her heart together. Professor Mary Sheppard is the Professor of cardiovascular pathology at St George's Hospital and Medical school London

Is it a rage, or is it your age? Our new weekly Monday morning feature will enlist the help of our listeners to find out whether the thing that really gets on your goat is because of your age or whether it's a real rage
Suzanne Teed is raging about drinking at concerts. Libby McArthur is an Actor & Director.

We know that Scotland's four biggest cities will have Low Emissions Zones, banning the most polluting vehicles, by 2020.
Drivers of older, more polluting vehicles will today have to pay almost twice as much to drive in central London. The discussion on Wake up to money this morning was looking at Singapore 'pricing people out' of owning cars - is this the right way forward? Are we falling out of love with the car?

Would you like to reduce your energy bills this winter? Then take the chance to get some advice from the Dr Tanya Ewing, the Scottish Inventor of the original Smart meter.

Would you like to live to 100? There are more than 900 centenarians living in Scotland and that number is set to increase. We'll find out what it's like to make the century. Joyce Fisher is 101 years old, Georgina Bell is 96 years old from Milngavie and Dr Emmanuelle Tulle is a Sociologist of Ageing at Glasgow Caledonian University.

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Louise White sits in for Kaye Adams and gets to the heart of the news, offering the listeners the opportunity to have their say.

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Louise White sits in for Kaye Adams and gets to the heart of the stories making the news, offering the listeners the opportunity to have their say.

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Louise White sits in for Kaye Adams and gets to the heart of the news, offering the listeners the opportunity to have their say.

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Louise White sits in for Kaye Adams and gets to the heart of the news, offering the listeners the opportunity to have their say.

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for Kaye Adams and gets to the heart of the news, offering the listeners the opportunity to have their say.

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PHONE IN: Women and drinking

Women who binge drink are depicted more negatively by the media than men who do the same thing, according to researchers at Glasgow and Glasgow Caledonian universities. Louise asks: Do women get a bad name when it comes to alcohol?

PUBLIC GRIEVING

Carrie Fisher, George Michael and Rick Parfitt have all passed in the last few days and inevitably there's been a heavy Social Media response with people sharing their condolences. Louise asks why so many of us feel it's necessary to join in the communal grief?

REPTILE MAN

We've got snakes and alligators live in the studio as Louise is joined by the only man in Scotland licensed to home dangerous reptiles. We find out what it's like to have a baby alligator as a pet.

MISSING PERSONS AT CHRISTMAS

Christmas is all about getting together with your family and loved ones -- But imagine if one of them was missing and hadn't been seen for weeks, months...even years What is it like for families who have someone declared missing at Xmas and what can be done to help? We will discuss before 11.

FIRST AID EVOLUTION

Is your first aid knowledge past it's sell by date? We find out how much first aid advice has changed over the years and most importantly...what is the right advice right now?

SKIING AND CHILDREN

A leading skier who broke her back after a skiing accident has called for increased safety measures suggesting kids could wear body armour. Louise finds out if skiing too dangerous for children?

DETOX BOOT CAMP

We know you have probably overdone it! But how can you get yourself ready to do it all again next weekend?

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PHONE IN: Women and drinking

Women who binge drink are depicted more negatively by the media than men who do the same thing, according to researchers at Glasgow and Glasgow Caledonian universities. Louise asks: Do women get a bad name when it comes to alcohol?

PUBLIC GRIEVING

Carrie Fisher, George Michael and Rick Parfitt have all passed in the last few days and inevitably there's been a heavy Social Media response with people sharing their condolences. Louise asks why so many of us feel it's necessary to join in the communal grief?

REPTILE MAN

We've got snakes and alligators live in the studio as Louise is joined by the only man in Scotland licensed to home dangerous reptiles. We find out what it's like to have a baby alligator as a pet.

MISSING PERSONS AT CHRISTMAS

Christmas is all about getting together with your family and loved ones -- But imagine if one of them was missing and hadn't been seen for weeks, months...even years What is it like for families who have someone declared missing at Xmas and what can be done to help? We will discuss before 11.

FIRST AID EVOLUTION

Is your first aid knowledge past it's sell by date? We find out how much first aid advice has changed over the years and most importantly...what is the right advice right now?

SKIING AND CHILDREN

A leading skier who broke her back after a skiing accident has called for increased safety measures suggesting kids could wear body armour. Louise finds out if skiing too dangerous for children?

DETOX BOOT CAMP

We know you have probably overdone it! But how can you get yourself ready to do it all again next weekend?

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Louise White sits in for Kaye Adams and gets to the heart of the news, offering the listeners the opportunity to have their say.

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Stephen Jardine sits in for Kaye Adams and gets to the heart of the news.

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Would you rent out a room to recovering NHS patients? Plus, kilts and hi-tech dog searches

We know the NHS across the UK is struggling to cope with the burden of need so do we need to look at a different approach? At £12.9bn, health funding now accounts for 43% of the overall Scottish government budget. Auditor General Caroline Gardner said there was "widespread agreement" that healthcare "must be delivered differently if it is to withstand growing pressure on services".
According to Sky News a radical new scheme is to be trialled in Essex but could Airbnb-style accommodation be the answer to bed blocking problems?
Would you rent out a room to recovering NHS patients?

Should a true Scotsman always wear his pants?
We were talking about sexual harassment of men on Tuesday but one of the major themes we saw coming through on our phone in was profoundly Scottish. A large number of men got in touch to say that wearing a kilt makes them a target. Cammy Goodall is a Tour Guide for Edinburgh Tour Guide, Anna Devitt is an actress and comedian, Arran Johnston is a historian and Peter Lockart, Criminal lawyer.

Rachael Nixon from Kirkcaldy has been reunited with her dog EIGHT days after her pet was lost whilst climbing a Munro in Perth. The hunt involved using a barbecue to cook bacon and sausages, a drone, and covering 80 miles on foot.

Can salami help clean your teeth or is it a load of old baloney? We'll be asking Dentist Tariq Bashir about that plus he's here to answer all your dental queries. You can call Tariq now on 08 08 5 92 95 00 or text 80295.

We'll speak to the young woman who has to face up to unkind looks and comments every day. Monica Duddy from Uddingston was born with a large birthmark on her face and is calling for face equality for those who have a visible difference. Rob Murray is the Scotland Manager for charity Changing Faces.

Would you let your 13 year old play with fire and knives? Jenna Presley features in Channel 4's new documentary called Feral Families. Emma Kenny is a Child Psychologist.