The decline of instrumental music tuition in schools – Holyrood Magazine

Police Scotland pay out ‘eye-watering’ £2.5million on ‘gagging orders’ – The Sun

Drug dealers snared selling street valium in Hamilton to undercover cops avoid jail – Glasgow Live

Stagecoach to cut bus services in north Scotland – BBC News

Scots prisoners including murderers should be moved to open prisons says report – Daily Express

Why has Education Scotland stopped sharing inspection overviews? – TES Scotland

Police discover over £122k worth of drugs across Lanarkshire in just one month – Glasgow Live

We live in Scotland’s forgotten corner – they won’t upgrade the roads & we haven’t had a train for 10 months – Daily Record

Research shows 84 per cent of Scots not satisfied with the country’s road maintenance – Yahoo News