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  1. Train pushed off the tracks by tonnes of mud in landslideRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Metro UK News

    Five passengers are believed to have been on board the 6.03am service from Mallaig to Glasgow Queen Street when it came off the track Scotland has seen its fair share of dramatic weather in the past few days, after snow and ice threatened to close transport links. Bud Findlay tweeted a photo of a train that derailed after a landslip between Arisaig and Glenfinnan, Lochaber A spokesman for ScotRail confirmed the landslip between Glenfinnan and Lochailort had resulted in one of its trains being trapped in this area.


  2. In Pictures: Princess Eugenie through the yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Salisbury Journal

    The Duchess of York and Princess Eugenie during a visit to the Teenage Cancer Trust ward at Alder Hey Hospital Liverpool in September 2017 Princess Eugenie is to marry her long-term boyfriend Jack Brooksbank in a ceremony in Windsor in the autumn after becoming engaged in Nicaragua.


  3. Train derails in Highlands after landslipRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Salisbury Journal

    ScotRail said services between Fort William and Mallaig will not run for the rest of the day Five passengers are believed to have been on board the 6.03am service from Mallaig to Glasgow Queen Street when it came off the track on Monday. The slip resulted in the line being blocked between Arisaig and Glenfinnan, Lochaber.


  4. 'The conditions are very challenging': Rescue operation continues to...Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Evening Times

    Two men were rescued by Lochaber Mountain Rescue Team close to the summit of Ben Nevis at about 6pm on Sunday, January 21, having reported themselves in difficulty earlier in the afternoon. Rescue services were unable to make further searches of the mountain on Sunday because of challenging blizzard, conditions, restricted visibility and the risk of avalanche.


  5. 'The biggest little railway in world' Model train fans...Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Daily Record

    In the country which is home to the Glenfinnan viaduct and the stunning Forth Bridge, one tract of land has remained impervious to the best efforts of railway engineers for hundreds of years. With hills, lochs, waterways and forests, the Great Glen has one of the most unforgiving landscapes facing any hopeful builders.


  6. Climbers airlifted to safety after night stuck on mountain in blizzardRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Metro UK News

    Two climbers have been airlifted to safety after being discovered in a 'precarious position' having survived a night without shelter at 3,000 ft. The pair had called Police Scotland on Friday evening to report they were stuck at Bidean Nam Bain in Glencoe.


  7. Climbers airlifted to safety after night without shelterRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sunday Herald

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  8. Cycling Britain from Land's End to John O'GroatsRead the original story

    Friday Jan 19 | SFGate

    Winding our way north through hilly Shropshire, England, toward the village of Clun. It was late afternoon, and we were pooped but still had more than an hour to go to a friend's house north of Clun in the enchantingly named town of Bishop's Castle.


  9. Belford Hospital exceeded waiting time targetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 19 | Newsday

    The accident and emergency department at the Belford Hospital in Fort William is one of Scotland's top 10 hospitals for exceeding waiting time targets. The figures for the first week of 2018 were collated by the information services division of NHS National Services Scotland.


  10. Ontario family 'disheartened' by ruling that Ft. William sanatorium not a residential schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 17 | CBC News

    Former residential school students who were sent to the Fort William Indian Hospital Sanatorium, seen here around 1960, won't be compensated for their time there through the Indian Residential Schools Settlement Agreement. The family of an 84-year-old Indigenous woman who tried to get a former sanatorium in what is now Thunder Bay, Ont., designated as a residential school says they're "disheartened" by a recent ruling.


  11. Three men attack and rob woman in Fort WilliamRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 16 | BBC News

    The 50-year-old suffered injuries to her face and had jewellery stolen from her during the incident on Saturday. Police Scotland said the three men were all aged in their mid 20s. The force has appealed for witnesses to the attack.


  12. Court rules Ft. William Sanatorium school was not a residential schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 12 | SooToday

    A Superior Court judge has dismissed an application to have a school that operated in the former Fort William Sanatorium declared a school for purposes of claims under the Indian Residential Schools Settlement Agreement . The application was made by an Indigenous woman who said she was hospitalized at the sanatorium on Lillie Street for several years in the 1940s, and was also a student of the "Fort William Indian Hospital School."


  13. Tormented cancer gran died eight days after hospital sent her home...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 14 | The Daily Record

    Alice Bole, 87, spent nine days in agony in Belford Hospital in Fort William without being given any pain relief. A great grandmother dying of cancer was discharged in agony from hospital with only paracetamol to aid her pain relief.


  14. Nine goals make it nine straight wins for MechanicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 13 | The Northern Scot

    Mechanics went to town on hosts Fort William, winning 9-1 at Claggan Park against the Highland Leagues bottom side. An early Alan Pollock penalty got the ball rolling for Forres and Fraser scored three times before the break, with Robbie Duncanson also on target.


  15. Well oiled rookie snowboarder gets dragged up mountainRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 11 | Daily Mail

    This is the hilarious moment a determined snowboarder is dragged up a mountain after refusing to let go of the ski lift. Alexander MacFarlane, 42 has already attempted to catch the lift up the mountain several times before being shown up by more experienced skiers.


  16. Joe Donnelly in Cathcart spots this traditional Edinburgh welcome in a cafe in Portobello.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 9 | Sunday Herald

    GROWING old continued. One of the challenges for couples is when a husband retires and is around the house a lot.


  17. Book examines local mid-century lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 7 | The Chronicle-Journal

    BOOKENDED by chapters that take place in the Lakehead in 1955, Roy Blomstrom's novel Silences is not just a historical narrative about the 1918 Finnish Civil War, it is also an examination of life at mid-century in Port Arthur and Fort William. It is both epic and intimate in scope and execution.


  18. Video: Explore Scotland's new driving route - the Snow RoadsRead the original story

    Friday Jan 5 |

    Sorry, we're having problems with our video player at the moment, but are working to fix it as soon as we can The route winds for 90 miles over some of Scotland's lesser travelled roads, skims the notorious double-hair pin bend of Devil's Elbow and takes drivers to the highest public point accessible by car in the country. Starting in Blairgowrie and ending in Grantown-on-Spey, the route crosses the eastern side of the Cairngorms National Park through Glenshee, Royal Deeside, The Lecht and Tomintoul.


  19. A bucket of live crabs, a bath full of potatoes, a set of Russian...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 3 | Daily Echo

    A bucket of live crabs, a set of Russian dolls and a winning scratch card - all found in Southampton - made the 2017 Travelodge list of Bizarre Left Behinds. In Portsmouth, the hotel staff's lost property list included a model of the Titanic , an inflatable palm tree and a diamond necklace.


  20. Obituary - Donnie MacKenzie, cattle breeder and prominent figure in shintyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 28 | Sunday Herald

    DONNIE MacKenzie, who has died aged 86, was a prominent figure in the shinty community as well as the wider world of cattle breeding and agricultural shows. He served his beloved sport in a number of roles, including player and official, and was one of the Highland sport's most knowledgeable and committed friends.