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Friday Sep 12 | Scotsman.com

Wind turbines 'ruin views in most of Scotland'

A MAP showing wind farms are visible from at least 60 per cent of Scotland is being released today by a leading environment campaign group. The purple areas on the map represent areas where 410ft high wind turbines are visible at a maximum distance of about - 18 miles.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

BBC News

T in the Park move 'needs consent'

T in the Park festival organisers will need to submit a full planning application before the event can move to Strathallan Castle. DF Concerts will need to carry out an environmental impact study before consent can be given to relocate the festival from Balado.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Sunday Herald

Commercial port goes up for sale

A COMMERCIAL port has been put up for sale as part of a council's bid for investment to secure the future of the harbour's operations. A COMMERCIAL port has been put up for sale as part of a council's bid for investment to secure the future of the harbour's operations.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

Newsday

Thousands in late rush to vote

Figures obtained by Scotland 2014 show in the past seven days Glasgow received more than 9,000 applications, Renfrewshire 5,000, and Shetland and Orkney almost 1,000.

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The Daily Record

Free surveys for Perth & Kinross flood hotspots

A pilot scheme targeting some of Perthshire's hotspots will give people the chance to take their own steps to fend off flooding at reduced cost.

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The Daily Record

Black Watch Castle and Museum gains Volunteer Friendly Award

The Black Watch Castle and Museum has been awarded the Volunteer Friendly Award in recognition of its accomplishment in supporting, training, motivating and valuing its volunteer team.

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The Daily Record

Perthshire feeling the Ryder effect

Perthshire is already starting to reap the rewards of hosting the Ryder Cup with major change delivered and in the pipeline to ensure it has a lasting legacy.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Sunday Herald

Anger as Ryder Cup traffic closes schools

Parents have reacted angrily to news that a council is giving 6,000 children an extra day off school because of Ryder Cup traffic.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Daily Mail

Revealed: The Full horrifying truth about Sir Nicholas Fairbairn -...

'Leisure activities are a good way for release and clearing of the mind': White House defends Obama golfing just minutes after addressing nation about James Foley's beheading Despite his reputation as a womaniser and fondness for malt whisky, a daily habit that brought about his premature death aged just 61, the funeral of Sir Nicholas Fairbairn in ... (more)

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BBC News

McLeish: 'Voting No is difficult'

Speaking on BBC Radio Scotland's The Big Debate, Mr McLeish insisted he would still vote to maintain the Union.

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The Daily Record

Historic hotel gutted by blaze

Volunteer firefighters from Glenshee and Kirkmichael were joined by retained personnel from Blairgowrie, Braemar, Alyth, Pitlochry, Kirriemuir and Balmossie, as well as a full-time crew from Dundee, after the alarm was raised at 4am on Monday.

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