Fort William, Scotland Newswire

Fort William, Scotland Newswire

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  1. Wallasey woman completes hiking challenge in memory of friend who took his own lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Wirral Globe

    A FORMER student at St Mary's College has completed a 96-mile hiking challenge and climbed Ben Nevis in memory of a friend who took his own life. Ellie Herndlhofer, from Wallasey, took part in the Scottish challenge as part of World Suicide Prevention Month to raise cash for the male suicide prevention charity 'Campaigning Against Living Miserably' .


  2. We're getting through it together': Watch country legend Shania Twain ...Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Evening Times

    Kickstarting her 18-date European tour in Scotland 's biggest city on Wednesday night, the icon delivered a spellbinding show, performing hits "I'm Gonna Getcha Good!", "Up!", "That Don't Impress Me Much", "You're Still The One", "Life's About To Get Good" and "Man! I Feel Like a Woman". Returning to the stage in Europe after 15 years away, the 53-year-old gushed over the Glasgow audience - and even spoke of Storm Ali which battered Scotland the whole of Wednesday.


  3. It happened in September | Turning back the pagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Denton Publications

    Sept. 8, 1900 - A violent storm, deemed by some historians as the "deadliest disaster" in American history, battered Galveston, Texas killing more than 8,000 people. Emerson was dead long before he was born and Albert was only 20 years old when his father died and 22 years old when his powerful uncle Louis passed away when he, the last of the Emerson line, inherited a virtual empire.


  4. Vow to oppose commission proposalRead the original story

    Monday Sep 17 | Buteman Today

    Argyll & Bute MP, Brendan O'Hara has pledged to vote against proposals to cut Scotland's elected representatives at Westminster from 59 to 53, should it come before Parliament. The proposal, put forward by the Boundary Commission, would cut the number of Highland and Island MPs from four to just three and extends the current Argyll & Bute boundary north to take in Fort William, increasing the size of the constituency by almost a third.


  5. Cyclist dies following A86 incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 15 | Haringey Independent

    Emergency services were alerted to the man on the A86, two miles east of Glenspean Lodge Hotel in Roybridge, at around 12.45pm on Saturday. The 54-year-old was taken by ambulance to Belford Hospital in Fort William, where he was pronounced dead, Police Scotland said.


  6. It's shinty's big day and Lovat want revenge over NewtonmoreRead the original story

    Friday Sep 14 |

    Lovat captain Lewis Tawse, left, with George Fraser of Tulloch Homes, and Newtonmore captain Andy Mackintosh, right. Picture: Neil Paterson This afternoon sees the highlight of the shinty season at Mossfield Park in Oban when Lovat and Newtonmore meet in the Tulloch Homes Camanachd Cup final.


  7. Forres look to bounce back at RothesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | The Northern Scot

    And they suffered a 4-0 defeat in the North Cup semi-final to a strong Inverness Caley Thistle side on Tuesday night. "It is jus a matter of getting back to winning ways with a tough away game at Rothes," said Rowley .


  8. Up close with the worst football team in BritainRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 11 | Sunday Herald

    The two men drove through the night from Bognor Regis on England's south coast only to find they would have to wait for the campsite to open before getting a few hours kip ahead of the big game. It didn't matter.


  9. Heatwave cancels Christmas treat for 1,000 Harry Potter fans as...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 10 | Daily Mail

    Border patrol officers pull over driver at checkpoint and discover 55 illegal immigrants sealed inside a tractor trailer with temperatures inside pushing 100F Now summer heatwave cancels Christmas treat for 1,000 Harry Potter fans as festive Hogwarts Express steam train trip is axed due to repairs needed after the hot weather Harry Potter fans who were gearing up to take in the stunning views of the Glenfinnan viaduct from the 'Hogwarts Express' have been left disappointed after their bookings were cancelled. Nearly 1,000 tourists booked to travel on a Harry Potter steam train were told the summer heatwave has led to urgent repair needs.


  10. The UK's 10 best seaside pubs to stay inRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 4 | Daily Mail

    From a hidden Cornish gem to the Dorset watering hole with enviable coastal views: The UK's 10 best seaside pubs to stay in What better way to relax and unwind than with a pint in your hand while you breathe in the fresh sea air. If this sounds like your idea of heaven, scroll down for our list of the best pubs that are located There is something for everyone whether you are looking for a lively beachside boozer or a watering hole with traditional charm.


  11. Arts News: Paper sculpture to aid Old Royal High School campaign, new ...Read the original story

    Thursday Sep 6 | Sunday Herald

    ST MARY'S Music School in Edinburgh has been given a paper sculpture from the artist whose works became notable in the literary and arts world in 2011. The Anonymous Sculptor, whose identity has remained a secret except that she is a woman, sent her latest work of art to St Mary's Music School for the first day of the new school year.


  12. Bury Ac: Team spirit key for club's track and field squadRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 6 | Bury Times

    TEAM manager Brianne Turner was delighted with the team spirit and commitment of the athletes and supporters at Bury AC's final track and field meeting of 2018. The official results have yet to be verified but overall the team performed well at the fourth and final Cheshire League fixture at Winton, near Eccles.


  13. Team taking Three Peaks Challenge for pal ConnorRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 5 | Borders Today

    Two Borders rugby players are attempting to climb the three highest mountains in Scotland, England and Wales within 24 hours this weekend to support a friend left paralysed by a sporting injury. Jamie Livingston, 27, of Galashiels and Russell Mackay, 23, of Melrose, are part of a team of former Stirling University Rugby Club players taking on the challenge in aid of Connor's Journey, a fundraising campaign set up to support pal Connor Hughes.


  14. Edinburgh new boy Hamilton is taking border-hopping challenges in his strideRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 24 | Sunday Herald

    NEWCASTLE FALCONS V EDINBRUGH. KINGSTON PARK - NEWCASTLE. Edinburgh's Luke Hamilton and Newcastle's Glen Young.


  15. Turning a blind eye to 10,000 deaths in ScotlandRead the original story

    Friday Aug 31 | Cumbernauld Today

    Imagine the entire population of a Scottish town like Fort William or Stranraer being wiped out in just ten years. "We seem immune to these figures which come out every year.


  16. From seabed to top of Ben Nevis - in a diving suitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 29 | BBC News

    A team of divers are to attempt to walk from the seabed to the summit of Britain's highest mountain while wearing a vintage diving suit. Saturday's venture is to begin 5m underwater in Loch Linnhe at Fort William and finish four or five days later on Ben Nevis' summit.


  17. Group of recovering addicts to tackle Three Peaks ChallengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 29 | East Anglian Daily Times

    Pictured, left to right, ahead of the Three Peaks Challenge are Shez Bucknole, Clare Lincoln, Bruce Wright, Justin Battiste, Jamie Humphreys, Paul Wheeler, Ollie King and Andy May. Picture: ANDREW MAY A group of 11 recovering addicts are making last minute plans for their exhausting Three Peak Challenge aimed at raising money for charity.


  18. Outlander castle launches filming tourRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 28 |

    Blackness Castle on the Firth of Forth was used as a filming location in the first season of Outlander. PIC: Michael Gillen.


  19. Man injured after losing control of car on country roadRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 28 | BBC News

    Police Scotland said the accident happened on the A82 at Bridge of Orchy, Argyll and Bute, at about 06:40. He was taken to Fort William Hospital but his condition is not thought to be life-threatening. The road, which was shut in both directions, has reopened.


  20. Letters: Why we must improve our tourist servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 24 | Sunday Herald

    REGARDING John Black's letter about tourism and the SNP 's Scotland is Now campaign as well as agreeing with him, I would go a stage further. VisitScotland and the SNP really do need to take a close look at the tourism infrastructure here.