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Rampant Robertson takes trophy at Stornoway - Stornoway Gazette Thu, 07 Jan 2016 08:37:51 GMT
Stornoway Gazette
Rampant Robertson takes trophy at StornowayStornoway GazetteActually, Cal's complexion had more to do with too much time spent in the fresh air on the Isle of Scalpay. His sobriety confirmed, Cal had a distinct advantage over many in the field. In fact, it proved to be too much of an advantage, as Cal went on ...
Cromarty rising for the fight - Herald Scotland Wed, 24 Feb 2016 00:09:50 GMT
Herald Scotland
Cromarty rising for the fightHerald ScotlandThe Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) is currently on many a mind in Easter Ross, the Black Isle and right round the Moray Firth as it ponders an application. This is from the Cromarty Firth Port Authority (CFPA) is for a licence to ... Some recall ...and more »
Your pictures of Scotland: 11 - 18 September - BBC News Fri, 18 Sep 2015 10:59:52 GMT
BBC News
Your pictures of Scotland: 11 - 18 SeptemberBBC NewsSend us your pictures to scotlandpictures@bbc.co.uk. River Tummel. Early morning mist over the River Tummel. Dave Connan, from Perth, was at Pitlochry Dam. Eilean Glas lighthouse on the Isle of Scalpay. Photo by Christian Wagner from the Isle of Lewis.
Population of Scotland's islands on the rise - Scotsman (blog) Wed, 20 Jan 2016 12:27:15 GMT
Scotsman (blog)
Population of Scotland's islands on the riseScotsman (blog)The highest incidence of Gaelic speakers was on the island groups of Scalpay (76 per cent), Eriskay (73 per cent), South Uist (65 per cent). Meanwhile, an estimated 10 per cent of islands households are classed as holiday or second homes, compared to ...and more »
Tiny Isle of Scalpay votes for independence - The Times (subscription) Tue, 06 Nov 2012 18:10:14 GMT
The Times (subscription)
Tiny Isle of Scalpay votes for independenceThe Times (subscription)If First Minister Alex Salmond wanted a speedy litmus test for his impending referendum in Scotland, he could do worse than turn his attention to the remote and rocky shores of the Isle of Scalpay. Nestled in the mouth of a sea loch in the Outer ...
The cut-price bid to sell the Scots island believed to have inspired The Wicker Man - Herald Scotland Tue, 22 Mar 2016 00:10:49 GMT
Herald Scotland
The cut-price bid to sell the Scots island believed to have inspired The Wicker ManHerald ScotlandHe had also carried out the feasibility study for the proposed community buyout of Scalpay in the Western Isles where English businessman Fred Taylor had offered inhabitants the island for free. John Bound, partner at CKD Galbraith which is jointly ...and more »
Pontoons ahoy for East Loch Tarbert - Island News & Advertiser Thu, 24 Mar 2016 14:50:06 GMT
Island News & Advertiser
Pontoons ahoy for East Loch TarbertIsland News & AdvertiserFred Taylor, former owner of the island of Scalpay said: "I see first-hand the increasing number of pleasure vessels that arrive in the Loch and know that they will be surprised when they find no adequate facilities in comparison to so many other ...
Teenager has hearing restored through life-changing implants - Press and Journal Thu, 31 Dec 2015 09:46:32 GMT
Press and Journal
Teenager has hearing restored through life-changing implantsPress and JournalFour years ago, she lost her hearing so quickly that she went back to school after the six-week summer holidays deaf. And now, a teenager from the Western Isles has had her hearing restored by undergoing a life-changing procedure. Rona, 16, who did not ...
Britain's 15 loneliest places - Telegraph.co.uk Mon, 23 Nov 2015 11:31:41 GMT
Telegraph.co.uk
Britain's 15 loneliest placesTelegraph.co.ukAs Aron Anderson, described as "Britain's loneliest schoolboy" , prepares for a quiet winter on the island of Out Skerries, we visit 15 more remote places -- 1. Foula This bleakly beautiful spot , the most westerly of the Shetland Islands, is home to ...
Andrew Strangeway is first man to sleep on all 162 of Scotland's remote islands - Daily Mail Thu, 14 Jan 2016 15:51:15 GMT
Daily Mail
Andrew Strangeway is first man to sleep on all 162 of Scotland's remote islandsDaily MailAn adventurer who became the first person to land and sleep on Scotland's 162 remote islands is raising a glass after having a range of whisky named after him. Andy Strangeway, 50, from York, North Yorkshire, earned the nickname of 'Island Man' after ...and more »
Creating the next gem in 'string of pearls' - Stornoway Gazette Fri, 01 Apr 2016 09:13:18 GMT
Stornoway Gazette
Creating the next gem in 'string of pearls'Stornoway GazetteFred Taylor, former owner of the island of Scalpay summed up the present situation: "I see first-hand the increasing number of pleasure vessels that arrive in the Loch and know that they will be surprised when they find no adequate facilities in ...
?600000 boost for Harris marina development - West Highland Free Press Tue, 29 Mar 2016 14:27:25 GMT
West Highland Free Press
?600000 boost for Harris marina developmentWest Highland Free PressA successful application to the Scottish Government Regeneration Capital Grant Fund has secured ?600,000 towards the Isle of Harris Marina Hub, a ?1.37 million development of pontoons in East Loch Tarbert. Comprising two complementary sites, one in ...
John Maher's photographs of remote Scottish island homes help win ?50k grant - Daily Mail Fri, 29 May 2015 12:50:48 GMT
Daily Mail
John Maher's photographs of remote Scottish island homes help win ?50k grantDaily MailIf successful the demonstration energy-efficient home will be used as a model to bring back to life up to 100 such empty properties in the Western Isles - and then elsewhere in Scotland, Ireland and Cornwall, areas that suffer the same abandonment problem.and more »
 
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