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11 hrs ago | Fife Now

4000 miles on a 50p motorcycle

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15 hrs ago | The Daily Record

Revealed: Stag with a sweet tooth commits daylight strawberry

And she's not alone. The sneaky so-and-so has been using her neighbours' gardens in Banavie, near Fort William, as a buffet for months.

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20 hrs ago | Cryptomundo

Meanwhile at Loch Morar

A while back, I had the pleasure of the company of Tony Healy who was visiting from Australia.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Scoop

NFU shoots and misses over Kiwi lamb

Federated Farmers feels Britain's National Farmers Union is heading down the wrong track by attacking New Zealand lamb and should instead work with New Zealand to boost British lamb consumption.

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Daily Mail

Dolphins leap out of the water yards away from tourists in Scottish Highlands

Show offs! School of bottlenose dolphins leap out of the water and race boats just yards away from tourists in the Scottish Highlands A group of tourists managed to get a closer view when these bottlenose dolphins began chasing salmon near the coast in Chanonry Point, Cromarty in the Moray Firth inlet in the North Sea.

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Archaeology

'Last of the Mochicans' Site Excavated

The AP reports that a team led by Plymouth State University archaeologist David Starbuck is digging at Lake George Battlefield Park, a stretch of ground south of Lake George that saw significant military action during the eighteenth century, particularly during the French and Indian War .

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BBC News

Workmen take home unexploded bomb

A controlled explosion has been carried out on a World War Two bomb which two workmen took home after finding it on a remote Borders hillside.

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FarmingUK

Lairg, Sutherland

Balloan House and Farmhouse offers a unique lifestyle opportunity to purchase two adjacent properties with land in a scenic part of rural Scotland.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Sunday Herald

Salmon plan to look at big renewable projects

Researching the potential impacts of proposed large-scale offshore renewable energy projects on migratory fish is one of the priorities in a strategy to protect salmon in a famous Scottish fishery.

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A Gurn from Nurn

First steps going forward for a lasting solution to the Rosebank Church problem

A solution to the problem of the derelict Rosebank Church has emerged, a solution that could not only save the building for the future but also allow an existing Nairn business to move forward to a secure future.

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Scotsman.com

Hugh Reilly: Sun results in a sight for sore eyes

With the mercury nudging 25C - that's a heatwave in Scotland - it's 'taps aff' time, so the easily offended should look away now, writes Hugh Reilly The death toll in Gaza reaching 500 in just two weeks, along with the repercussions for Russia following the shooting down of an airliner by a pro-Putin militia, dominates headlines across the globe.

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A Gurn from Nurn

Overgrown footpath latest - a local hero emerges

Earlier today we published a short article on the state of the popular footpath that cuts across the fields at Firhall to the bridge across the River Nairn.

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IcNorthWales

Charity JCB drive from Land's End to John O'Groats gets underway

It is hoped that the challenge will raise A 500,000 to build a sensory garden for blind war veterans An epic 2,000 mile journey from John O'Groats to Land's End in a JCB digger was officially launched yesterday.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Daily Record

Welcome to Islonia: First part of Scotland declares its independence.. and Bon Jovi are banned

SITUATED on loch Gairloch is the island nation of Islonia which has its own currency, its own flag, a 100 per cent employment levels and now has even declared independence.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Sunday Herald

Anger over council's nuclear safety u-turn

Highland Council has been accused of "utter contempt" for local people after it suppressed plans meant to protect the public from nuclear accidents.

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Daily Herald

Archaeologists excavate Colonial battleground

Archaeologists are excavating an 18th-century battleground that was the site of a desperate stand by Colonial American troops, the flashpoint of a massacre and the location of the era's largest smallpox hospital.

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Hastings Today

Charity cyclists on a mission

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Scotsman.com

Thunderstorms to wash away Scottish heatwave

But the thunderstorms which have so far affected large parts of England are expected to move north and cause torrential downpours in parts of Scotland at the weekend.

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BBC News

Two charged over bowling club fire

He said: "This incident caused significant distress and upset to the owners and users of these facilities as well as causing concern to the wider community.

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The Daily Record

Traffic chaos in Oban after artist blocks road with green trailer......as part of A 30,000 commission

TAXI drivers couldn't believe that the bright green trailer parked up near their rank was actually a work of art part of a project called New Weather Coming.

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