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  1. Cate Devine: Whatever happened to our love affair with herring?Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    There's something about herring that's both ancient and modern. Scotland has a long history as a major player in the global industry and herring is part of our culinary legacy.

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  2. Acid crofters celebrate landmark year with favourite festivalsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2015 | The Northern Scot

    The band, who evolved from the ashes of Edinburgh group Swamptrash back in 1990, ushered in the Hogmanay Bells at the Woodford Festival in the forest of Queensland, Australia. In the months that followed, the band have popped up at venues and festivals as diverse as the Rainforest Festival in Boreno, the Lorient Celticv Festival in Brittany, Celtic Connections in Glasgow and HebCelt on the Isle of Lewis, with a visit to Inverness for this year's Blas Festival lined up for Saturday.

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  3. The A 10 million Lochboisdale development is officiallyRead the original story

    May 9, 2015 | Stornoway Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. The major regeneration project being taken forward by community organisation StA2ras Uibhist has created new marine and leisure facilities and provided access to land for community, residential and commercial development at Lochboisdale, South Uist.

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  4. Your picturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | BBC News

    Haar over Port of Dundee. Neil Gellatly, from Invergowrie, took in the scene from Bob Servant's House in Broughty Ferry.

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  5. Films will highlight domestic violenceRead the original story

    Apr 9, 2015 | Stornoway Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Domestic abuse and its wider impact will be the subject of a screening at An Lanntair arts centre, Stornoway on September 8th.

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  6. Community hub store to shut as it cannot compete with supermarketsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Sunday Herald

    Competition from the internet and mainland supermarkets is resulting in the closure of one of the best known shops in a Western Isles community. Strategically placed, the village was an important staging post for travellers crossing the North Ford sandbanks between North Uist and Benbecula before the five mile long causeway was built in September 1960.

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  7. A Wee Bit of Celtic a Powerful Thing on Central Oregon CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 2 | Beach Connection

    The powerful Celtic-folk duo Men of Worth returns to the central Oregon coast's Lincoln City Cultural Center stage this month, with an evening concert of traditional and original Celtic music set for Thursday, September 10. If you missed the Men's fall concert last year, don't make the same mistake again: tickets are $15 in advance and $17 at the door, and they're on sale now at lincolncity-culturalcenter. org. Showtime is 7 pm.

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  8. in Case You Were Shopping for My Labor Day Gift:Read the original story

    Wednesday Sep 2 | BrothersJudd Blog

    Ancient chessmen, unearthed in 1831 on the shore of the Isle of Lewis off the west coast of Scotland, may very well be the work of an Icelandic female carver, The Economist reports. This is the conclusion of Nancy Marie Brown, an American expert in the Viking Age, whose book was just published.

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  9. Icelandic Woman Likely Carved Lewis ChessmenRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 2 | Iceland Review

    Ancient chessmen, unearthed in 1831 on the shore of the Isle of Lewis off the west coast of Scotland, may very well be the work of an Icelandic female carver, The Economist reports. This is the conclusion of Nancy Marie Brown, an American expert in the Viking Age, whose book was just published.

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  10. REVIEW: Purbeck Folk Valley Festival PURBECK Valley Folk Festival is...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 1 | Salisbury Journal

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  11. Marathon kayaker paddles into KinghornRead the original story

    Jan 9, 2015 | Fife Now

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Kinghorn RNLI Lifeboat welcomed Nick Ray to the station this week as he nears the end of his challenge to kayak around the coast of Scotland and visit every RNLI lifeboat station.

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  12. Best places to bring up children in the UK: Orkney Islands top listRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | The Independent

    Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies The Orkney Islands, one of the remotest parts of the country, have been named the best place to bring up children, followed by the Shetland Islands and the Western Isles.

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  13. Islands are the best place to live for childrenRead the original story

    Monday Aug 31 | Stornoway Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. The 'Children's Quality of Life' survey, published today by the Bank of Scotland placed the Western Isles third behind Orkney in top spot and Shetland in second place.

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  14. Lifeboat in action over the weekendRead the original story

    Monday Aug 31 | Stornoway Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Stornoway RNLI launched on Friday, August 28th, at 10pm to the aid of a fishing vessel with a fouled propeller situated around three miles east of Tiumpan.

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  15. Orkney best place to raise children in UK - surveyRead the original story

    Monday Aug 31 | Scotsman.com

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. ORKNEY is the best place in Britain to raise children, with low school class sizes and little road traffic, a survey has found.

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  16. Destination Guide: Lewis and HarrisRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | UKClimbing.com

    ast off the north west of Scotland, the Isle of Lewis and Harris is home to some of the best adventure trad climbing to be found in the country. There is often confusion stemming from the name but this is indeed one island.

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  17. Children thrive in wet and windy Orkney... where the class sizes...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 30 | Daily Mail

    Children thrive in wet and windy Orkney... where the class sizes are small and there's little danger of being hit by a car A wet and windy corner of the country with limited access to fast broadband has been named as the best place to bring up children. Small primary school classes, high school spending per pupil, little traffic and a low population density made it a great place to grow up.

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  18. Arts Funding: 2.4m in new grants to artists and companies from Creative ScotlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 30 | Sunday Herald

    Artists, writers, crafts designers, musicians, galleries and theatre companies have been given 2.4m in funding from the national arts body, Creative Scotland. On the final day of the Edinburgh festivals, the arts body has revealed 111 awards of between 1,500 and 100,000 to individual artists and organisations through the Open Project Funding scheme.

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  19. Orkney rated best place in UK to bring up childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 30 | Sunday Herald

    ORKNEY is the best place in Britain to raise children with low school class sizes and little road traffic, a survey has found. Children in the Orkney Islands enjoy the best quality of life of any local area district, followed by the Shetland Islands and the Western Isles, according to the Bank of Scotland report.

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  20. Northern Isles 'best for children'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 30 | BBC News

    Orkney's top spot was based on low primary school class sizes, high school spending per pupil, low population density and little traffic. Children in the highest rated places were are also said to be likely to be surrounded by adults who were in employment and who rated their own personal well-being highly.

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