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Highland County, Scotland Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Rapist attacked pregnant womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2015 | Newsday

    His assaults on his second victim began when she was underage. McPhee denied the charges at the High Court in Edinburgh.

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  2. More than 900 jobs under threat at Young's Seafood factories in Fraserburgh and Grantown-on-SpeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2015 | The Daily Record

    TWO of the firm's factories in the north of Scotland could be axed after the company lost a contract to supply salmon to Sainsbury's. Young's are one of Fraserburgh's biggest employers and local MSP Stewart Stevenson said the news "could not be more devastating," adding: "This will be a tremendously worrying time."

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  3. Arts NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2015 | Sunday Herald

    An Ealdhain Arts Trust, a new body dedicated to presenting high quality exhibitions in Inverness-shire, based at the Lime Tree Gallery in Fort William, launches on July 18 with a show, A Window to the West, which runs to August 30. An Ealdhain Arts Trust, a new body dedicated to presenting high quality exhibitions in Inverness-shire, based at the Lime Tree Gallery in Fort William, launches on July 18 with a show, A Window to the West, which runs to August 30. The exhibition is drawn from the collection of the Royal Scottish Academy in Edinburgh and spans almost 200 years of paintings and sketches of Fort William and the West Highlands.

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  4. 900 jobs axed at Young's seafood factoriesRead the original story

    Jul 9, 2015 | Scotsman.com

    AROUND 900 Scottish jobs are to be axed after a seafood firm lost a multi-million pound contract to a major supermarket chain. Young's Seafood has announced it is to "restructure" its factories across the country, resulting in the closure of its bases in Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire, and Grantown-on-Spey in the Highlands.

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  5. Hydrotherapy Pool Campaign steps up a gear after huge turn-out at public meeting - article 1Read the original story

    Jul 9, 2015 | A Gurn from Nurn

    The outrage, bewilderment and anger that were expressed across the community with the NHS press release informing the world that they had instructed Nairn GPs to no longer refer patients to the Hydrotherapy Pool reached a public plateau tonight. Such were the strong feelings expressed there is no doubt in this observer's mind that Nairnshire Citizens go much, much further in their desire to protect a healthcare resource that has come to be embedded into the very fabric of the town's psyche.

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  6. More than 900 seafood jobs at riskRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2015 | BBC News

    It is entering into a formal consultation with staff that would see the two bases close. The vast majority of the jobs are in Fraserburgh.

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  7. UK's biggest liner visits ScotlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2015 | BBC News

    The UK's largest cruise ship has arrived in Scotland as part of its maiden voyage around the British Isles. Built at a cost of A 0.5bn, Britannia was officially named by the Queen in a ceremony in Southampton in March.

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  8. Gyrocopter adventurer Scotland-boundRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2015 | Newsday

    A Northern Irish adventurer will fly to Scotland during a 7,500-mile (12,070 km) journey across North America and the Atlantic in a gyrocopter. Mr Surplus hopes to reach Stornoway on 23 July before flying to Oban in Argyll and then home to Larne in Northern Ireland.

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  9. Douglas CampbellRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2015 | Sunday Herald

    Douglas Campbell, who has died aged 79, was one of the most innovative farmers of his generatio, who diversified into tourism with holiday parks and leisure facilities. From humble beginnings as a tenant farmer, he and his family built up a considerable business from his base in Lochgoilhead, to become one of the biggest employers in Argyll, with hotels, shops and eight holiday parks, situated in some of Scotland's most stunning locations.

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  10. Auldearn Community Council to object to Blackpark wind turbineRead the original story

    Jul 8, 2015 | A Gurn from Nurn

    "Auldearn Community Council held a public meeting to discuss this application on Wednesday 1st July 2015 and would like to respond as follows : The size of the proposed turbine would make it a very obvious and substantially scaled and solid mechanical construction in an area without any constructions of similar type or scale in an agricultural landscape. When viewed from the Househill, River Park or Balmakeith Park areas of Nairn and other individual dwellings closer to the site, it will have significant impact on the visual amenity , particularly given that it would stand roughly 3 times higher than the mature trees that lie to the east and south of the site.

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  11. Auldearn CC minutes from meeting held on the 1st JulyRead the original story

    Jul 8, 2015 | A Gurn from Nurn

    Click the read more tab to see the minutes of the meeting of Auldearn CC held on 1st July 2015 Questions have been raised about the 20mph zone in the village and whether or not they are having any effect. The police have been asked if any additional patrols have been undertaken in the village and a member of the public in attendance confirmed that they had been seen observing the traffic near the school.

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  12. Victoria Park festival opens with East Coast swing and big city sambaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2015 | The London Free Press

    Cuban-Canadian star Adonis Puentes is on the festival road touring with a band to support his tribute to Afro-Cuban icon Maria Teresa Vera. His latest album is named for her song Veinte Anos .

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  13. Daredevil prepares to Survive the Yomp for charityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2015 | Gazette-news.co.uk

    A DAREDEVIL will be taking part in a charity training exercise designed to test the military's most elite force. The Commando Spirit Survive the Yomp challenge recreates one of the most difficult training exercises encountered by the Royal Marines.

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  14. Ex-rugby player tells how entering Mr Scotland contest for a laugh...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2015 | The Daily Record

    TREE surgeon Gavin MacDonald, 33, is one of the fastest rising models in the fashion industry - having just been signed by Soul agency in New York. But in New York, Gavin MacDonald is one of the fastest rising models in the fashion industry, having just been signed by the agency who represent superstars such as Tyson Beckford and Markus Schenkenberg.

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  15. Caithness harbour cashes in on Shetland oil and gas boomRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2015 | Sunday Herald

    SCRABSTER Harbour in Caithness has achieved record turnover after capitalising on the boom in oil and gas activity off Shetland. SCRABSTER Harbour in Caithness has achieved record turnover after capitalising on the boom in oil and gas activity off Shetland.

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  16. Planning application for 68m (224 ft) Wind Turbine at Blackpark Farm...Read the original story

    Jul 1, 2015 | A Gurn from Nurn

    At their regular meeting tonight in the Lethen Road hall, Auldearn CC Chair Roger Milton tonight invited comments from the public on the planning application for a wind turbine at Black Park Farm. The application can be viewed online here.

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  17. Canadians Connecting with Blas 2015Read the original story

    Jul 1, 2015 | PressReleasePoint

    One of Gaeldom's most popular singing voices and finest tradition bearers, Cathy Ann grew up on Barra, steeped in the language and culture of her family. Now living in Canada, she performs and teaches regularly throughout North America and Europe where her stories and song create an engaging tapestry of Gaelic song and life.

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  18. Megan Blyth. Picture: Al 'Houdi' DonnellyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | The Northern Scot

    WHEN a 15-year-old Megan Blyth from Beauly began to perform her songs around Inverness, she gave herself a head start on her generation of would-be musicians. On Friday at the first songwriting festival at Eden Court, Megan will support two-time BBC Radio Two Folk Award-winner Karine Polwart - the third date in Megan's current tour of Scottish cities.

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  19. Osprey schools anglers by plucking fish from waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 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. THESE amazing pictures show a "majestic" osprey teaching anglers how to catch a fish as it dive-bombs into the water for a free fish supper.

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  20. US wakeboarder tackles Scots lochsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2015 | BBC News

    Adam Errington, a wakeboarder from the USA and a cast member of MTV show WakeBrothers, takes to the waters of Scottish lochs. Adam Errington, a wakeboarder from the US and a cast member of MTV show WakeBrothers, has set himself a challenge to tackle famous lochs during a seven-day trip to Scotland.

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