Hot on the heels of her decision to resign as First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon had a busy time as she met with members of the community in Barrhead.

The SNP politician has announced she is to step down from the role after more than eight years.

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On Friday, she celebrated Care Day 2023 with care-experienced children and young people at The Museum, in Barrhead.

The theme for this year's event was 'don't judge a book by its cover.'

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Ms Sturgeon also made a surprise visit to Include Me 2 Club's Social Blend Cafe and Gift Shop at The Hub at James McGuire, in Main Street.

In a social media post, a spokesperson for the Barrhead charity said: "First Minister Nicola Sturgeon took time out her official engagement to visit the team, have a coffee and get a tour of our community hub.

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"What a surprise. Great to showcase our people, work and space to our First Minister.

"P.S. she loved the coffee."