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Highland County, Scotland Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Cameron and Miliband fight each other to a standstillRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2015 | Independent.ie

    Labour Party leader Ed Miliband alongside his wife Justine Thornton as he addresses party activists at a General Election campaign stop in Pudsey, Yorkshire. Photo: PA Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon marks the final day of campaigning in the UK election with a speech to activists in Edinburgh.

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  2. 'Fairy' Photographer: I Want To BelieveRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2015 | Switched

    Photographer Lisa Wildgoose says she wants to believe that this photo she recently took shows a real-life fairy, even if she knows better. "When I got home I put the [photos] into Lightroom and was flicking through when I found this.

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  3. Bridge of Allan man who was involved in serious crash after joking...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2015 | The Daily Record

    Christopher Thornton was sentenced to 300 hours of unpaid work and a three year driving ban at Inverness Sheriff Court. Father-of-three and company director Christopher Thornton joked about falling asleep at the wheel just two hours before nearly killing Malcolm Traquair and his partner Ruth Keighley on the A9.

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  4. (UK polls) Key battlegroundsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2015 | The Standard

    Most of the 650 seats in Britain's House of Commons will not change hands tomorrow. Instead, the election is likely to hinge on the results in a few dozen key marginals.

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  5. Highland Liberals who embraced a radical traditionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2015 | Sunday Herald

    Danny Alexander, the reportedly beleaguered First Secretary to the Treasury, has understandably highlighted the fact that he was the first MP from a Highland constituency to make it to the UK Cabinet for ages. He suggested 50 years.

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  6. Balmy! April was sunniest on record: Country recorded 212 hours of ...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2015 | Daily Mail

    Britons are more accustomed to carrying umbrellas through spring showers than basking in glorious sunshine, but this year the UK was treated to the sunniest April on record - with highs of up to 25.6C . A notably dry month, South England experienced only a third of its average April showers, allowing sun-seekers to break out the BBQs as areas of the country enjoyed up to nine hours of sunshine per day.

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  7. Bee-keeper's buzzing about Commonwealth Games inspired charity hikeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2015 | Sunday Herald

    Today, Quentin Henderson will set off for the summit of 3,232 ft high Nevis Peak on the Carribean island - followed, on Friday, by 4,409 ft high Ben Nevis. They are expected to take around 11 hours.

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  8. Ministers call in plan to close island schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2015 | Sunday Herald

    Controversial plans to close four primary schools on Skye and replace them with one new community school, have been called in by Scottish ministers. Controversial plans to close four primary schools on Skye and replace them with one new community school, have been called in by Scottish ministers.

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  9. Road smash victims welcome judge's decision not to jail careless driver who ruined their livesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2015 | The Daily Record

    A COUPLE badly injured in a road crash have welcomed a sheriff's decision not to jail the driver who ruined their lives. Retired senior fire officer Malcolm Traquair and his partner Ruth Keighley, a nurse, will have to live with the effects of the crash for the rest of their lives.

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  10. Jogging along on the JacobiteRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2015 | The Nation

    The steam-drawn tourist train that made its name in the "Harry Potter" movies is a great way to travel through the Scottish Highlands PETER JAMES keeps a close eye on the fire, which glows a fiery red in the furnace of the black locomotive. "The flame can't go out, or then we have a problem," says James, the stoker who shovels in the coal.

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  11. Colin Macaulay's Election musingsRead the original story

    May 5, 2015 | A Gurn from Nurn

    Well, there are only a couple of days remaining and a palpable fear emanates from the Westminster establishment. The London-based media - particularly the right wing press - is apoplectic at the thought of a progressive Scottish voice in the House of Commons.

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  12. North musicians say thank you with special concertRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2015 | The Northern Scot

    TWO young stars of traditional music will be returning to the Highlands to play a special concert to say thank you. Fiddle players Lauren MacColl from Fortrose on the Black Isle, a former BBC Radio 2 Young Folk Award winner, and Invernessian Graham Mackenzie , the youngest winner of a Celtic Connections Danny Kyle Award, are among the many north musicians who have received help and encouragement from The Friends of Highland Music.

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  13. Music beats the cold at BrewRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2015 | The Northern Scot

    THE climax of day one at Brew At The Bog's first two-day festival came at you like a near-death experience. Walking towards the main stage, headliner FATHERSON appeared and you were rewarded for your return to the icy cold by the glorious voice from the black silhouette of singer Ross Leighton against a wash of blinding light.

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  14. Man admits causing A9 biker deathRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2015 | Newsday

    A 47-year-old man had admitted causing the death of a motorcyclist and seriously injuring his wife by careless driving on the A9 last year. William Couston pulled out of a junction and into the path of the oncoming motorcycle, causing the death of 55-year-old Orkney man Nigel Mills.

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  15. Timber lorry crashes into house on Highland roadRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 | Sunday Herald

    A timber wagon crashed into a house on a Highland road leaving the driver trapped, but there was nobody in the house damaged by the lorry. A timber wagon crashed into a house on a Highland road leaving the driver trapped, but there was nobody in the house damaged by the lorry.

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  16. Inverness priest sets up all-Polish football teamRead the original story

    Apr 29, 2015 | 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. Father Piotr Rytel set up and plays for Polonia FC, who compete in the second division of the Inverness and District Amateur League and won their opening match 3-1.

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  17. Cash-strapped Rangers can slash costs - and still flourish on the fieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | Evening Times

    RANGERS can achieve on-field success in Scotland for a fraction of their current wage bill - and record a profit at the same time. That was the message today to the Ibrox directors who are desperately trying to achieve financial stability after years of mismanagement.

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  18. Rozi Plain: FriendRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | Sunday Herald

    Although Winchester-born and now London-based after years of living and working in Bristol, alt-folk gem Rozi Plain is also an honourary Fifer thanks to a long-standing connection with the Anstruther-based Fence Records. With its mainstay Johnny Lynch now relocated to the Isle of Eigg, the singer-songwriter releases her third album under the sheltering wing of his new imprint, Lost Map Records.

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  19. Highland Rock Garden Club - 46th annual spring flower show - report from David ShawRead the original story

    Apr 28, 2015 | A Gurn from Nurn

    "On Saturday the Highland Rock Garden Club were in the Community Centre to stage their 46th annual spring flower show and plants sale. It was an un-seasonally cold day for Nairn but stayed mostly dry with even the odd glimpse of sun! This is a national show and attracted exhibitors to Nairn from Glasgow, and the Lothians as well as our local members from Highland and Moray who turned the Community Centre hall into a mass of colour.

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  20. Scotland weather: Arctic blast set to last Four Weeks as temperatures plummet across countryRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | The Daily Record

    IT seems we may need to wait a little longer to bask in the glorious sunshine as colder-than-average temperatures are predicted to take hold over the next month. It seems we may have to wait a little longer to bask in the sunshine as colder-than-average temperatures are predicted to take hold over the next month.

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