Highland County, Scotland Newswire (Page 4)

Highland County, Scotland Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. Highland coastal route 'best summer driving road in the UK'Read the original story

    Wednesday Jun 15 | Scotsman.com

    Now the North Coast 500 has been judged the best summer driving road in the UK and the fifth best in Europe by psychologists. The 516-mile route, which starts and ends at Inverness Castle, was rated on factors including the number of bends, hills and the expected seasonal volume of traffic.

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  2. Droman Pier [Ross & Cromarty, Scotland]Read the original story

    Wednesday Jun 15 | UKClimbing.com

    Heading north to the Sheigra Camp spot take the left{about 1 mile before Sheigra} to Droman Pier. head down to the slipway and good carpark.

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  3. Larne diesel spill could be 'devastating' for marine lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 15 | Larne 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 diesel slick was clearly visible from Wymers Pier at East ANtrim Boat Club on Monday.

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  4. Cawdor Community Council AGM and some very nice coffee and cake afterwardsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 15 | A Gurn from Nurn

    Monday night saw Cawdor Community Council's AGM and handling the brief interregnum when the office bearers stood down to be re-elected was Highland Councillor Roddy Balfour. Also present in the Community Centre were Cllrs Kate Stephen and Michel Green, either of the two of them could have presided over that part of the event but they preferred to see Roddy to do that part of the business given the very obvious and genuine warmth that those Cawdor area citizens in the room at the Centre felt for the veteran member.

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  5. IRN-BRU Cup: How much will your club make, who is involved and where will games be played?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 15 | The Daily Record

    The competition has undergone a radical transformation this summer to the point that supporters may not be able to recognise it. Here, we take a detailed look at the revamp based on information sent in a briefing note to SPFL clubs ahead of last week's announcement.

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  6. East Kilbride to play Scottish Cup foes Lothian Thistle in pre-season friendlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 15 | The Daily Record

    East Kilbride's Sean Winter battles for the ball against Lothian Thistle's Scott Taylor-Mackenzieduring their Scottish Cup win in January LAST season's Scottish Cup memories will come flooding back for East Kilbride fans next month when Kilby host Lothian Thistle Hutchison Vale in a pre-season friendly. East Kilbride this week announced their summer schedule, which will also include a match with Scottish Premier League side Partick Thistle, and familiar foes Lothian will make the trip from Edinburgh.

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  7. Old time music that just keeps rolling onRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 15 | Sunday Herald

    HE IS the boy who ran away to join the circus, and in a way Aaron Jonah Lewis is still running. His group, the Corn Potato String Band, is about to make two trips to Scotland on its latest, extended visit to the UK and while his colleagues, fiddler and guitarist Lindsay McCaw and guitarist and banjo player Ben Belcher, like to get back home to recharge their batteries every so often, Lewis would happily tour forever.

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  8. Burners cycle challengeRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 14 | Carrick 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. Mull and Kintyre were the venues for the ten Ayr Burners Cycling QTS riders who signed up for this years edition of The Prestwick Cycle Challenge.

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  9. Husky cheats death after car crash to become champion sled dogRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 14 | Sunday Herald

    A Siberian husky who cheated death following a car crash has battled back to become a champion sled-racing dog. Crystal ended up in a rescue centre when her owners could no longer pay for soaring vet bills after she suffered serious injuries in a car accident.

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  10. World-famous 'Leopard Man' who covered his body in spotty tattoos has died, aged 81Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | Mirror.co.uk

    Thomas Woolridge, an English-born ex-soldier, used to hold the record for being the world's most tattooed man - and believed to be the world's most tattooed OAP Thomas Woolridge, an English-born ex-soldier, used to hold the record for many years for being the world's most tattooed man. He was also widely-recognised as being the world's most tattooed OAP - with his artwork costing an estimated 5,500 in total.

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  11. Stowaway Cat Travels More Than 100 Nautical Miles on Private Yacht, Needs Help Getting HomeRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 14 | People

    A cat found on a charter yacht that sailed to Oban, Scotland, from Harris, traveled over 100 nautical miles on the ship, and she now needs someone to take her back home. "Through Facebook we have discovered that she is part of a feral colony that has been spayed and neutered by the fishermen on Harris who feed them and in return the cats keep down the mice and rat population!" reads a Facebook post from Argyll Animal Aid , who took the cat in.

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  12. When going round the bend is a GOOD thing: Psychologists claim...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | Daily Mail

    Snake charmers, feluccas on the Nile and bustling streets: Stunning century-old images show Cairo on the cusp of change 'Like being part of an airborne display': Passenger films incredible moment his plane lands PARALLEL with another aircraft at San Francisco Airport Noise-cancelling headphones, nasal spray and presents for the cabin crew: Fliers reveal essential items for a long-haul flight Grab your brolly - it's set to be the wettest June on record: Blow to Wimbledon and Glastonbury as forecasters warn this month will be a washout 'No one is going to survive': Passenger could face three years in prison and A 4,000 fine after he was overheard making threat in airport shuttle bus From 'playing the offended liver sausage' to having 'other cats to whip': The hilarious foreign sayings that make no sense when translated into English From the exhibitionist to the boozer: The 10 most annoying ... (more)

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  13. Elgin could face Welsh or Irish in new cupRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | The Northern Scot

    ELGIN City could meet Highland League opponents or even Welsh and Irish clubs in a revamped Challenge Cup this season. The competition has landed a new sponsor and will be called the Irn Bru Cup with a new format to expand the amount of clubs involved.

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  14. Teacher of PrimaryArgyll and ButeRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 14 | Times Educational Supplement

    Subject to the policies of the school and the education authority, the duties of teachers, promoted and unpromoted, are to perform such tasks as the Head Teacher shall direct, having reasonable regard to overall teacher workload related to the main job activities.

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  15. SNP accuse Michael Gove of 'nonsense' over immigrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | Sunday Herald

    NICOLA Sturgeon and Alex Salmond have clashed angrily with Michael Gove after the leading Leave campaigner claimed Holyrood would gain new powers over immigration if Britain left the EU. Mr Gove, who co-chairs the official Vote Leave campaign, said it "would be for Scotland to decide" how many immigrants came to the country if the UK backed Brexit in next week's poll.

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  16. New Commando Games to be held in LochaberRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 13 | Newsday

    The inaugural Commando Games are to be held later this year near Spean Bridge and Achnacarry, where commandos were trained during World War Two. Veterans' charity Commando Spirit said the event would be based on challenges set for Royal Marines, but would be family friendly.

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  17. A mammoth challenge with memories that will last a lifetimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 13 | Sunday Herald

    What did you get up to at the weekend? If you're poring over the photographs and results list in this special supplement, chances are you went for a very long hike with hundreds of like-minded souls, across a bit of the world where the scenery never stops, all in the name of charity. If not, I urge you to give it a try next year.

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  18. Cancer hitting family members inspires local man to get on his bike...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 13 | A Gurn from Nurn

    "A few months ago I got a call from Dad who informed me that he has Prostate cancer which came as a huge shock to the family. Having lost my Uncle and my Granddad to cancer over the past few years I decided it was about time I got out there and raised some money for Cancer research.

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  19. Holyrood could get new powers to control Scottish immigration if UK leaves EU, says Michael GoveRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 13 | Sunday Herald

    The Scottish Parliament could get new powers over immigration if the UK leaves the European Union, according to UK Justice Secretary Michael Gove. The co-convener of the Vote Leave campaign told BBC Scotland's Good Morning Scotland programme "it would be for Scotland to decide" how many immigrants it admits to the country in the event of Brexit.

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  20. Has Scotland created greatest road trip ever?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 13 | CNN

    With towns and villages few and far between, the coastline of northern Scotland is one of the most unspoiled areas of Europe. Roads here are empty of traffic and typically offer gorgeous views, although they are often single-lane and require the use of passing places from time to time.

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