Fort William, Scotland Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. English hillwalkers find perfect way to cool off during Scotland trip - in Ben Nevis' snowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2018 | Evening Times

    TWO hikers took in the stunning panorama from the SNOW-covered summit of Ben Nevis as the UK basked in scorching temperatures. Ian Barrow, 46, and David Whittaker, 48, both mechanical design engineers took a weekend break to sun kissed Fort William in the Scottish Highlands.


  2. Walkers come under fire over litter and human waste along the West Highland WayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2018 | The Daily Record

    The concerns were raised by Blanefield resident, Bob Sharp, who is calling for better upkeep of the 96-mile route which begins in Milngavie and runs northwards to Fort William. Mr Sharp who previously volunteered for Lomond Mountain Rescue Team, is fed up picking up the litter left behind when he walks the route near his home.


  3. Russian couple who feared execution by Putin hitmen reveal how they...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2018 | The Daily Record

    Alexander Shapovalov faces jail in Russia on 'false' charges but he and his partner Regina Imamutdinova have now started a new life in the Highlands. The partner of an exiled Russian businessman who fears he'll be executed by Vladimir Putin 's regime has told how she evaded secret police as the couple fled to Scotland.


  4. Highland lifeline a 'poor relation', says ministerRead the original story

    Jun 30, 2018 |

    Major routes in western Scotland should be upgraded because they have become the "poor relation" of the rest of the network, a Scottish cabinet minister has urged. Rural Economy and Connectivity Secretary Fergus Ewing is understood to have mainly referred to the A82 between Glasgow and Inverness, which takes in Loch Lomond, Glencoe and Loch Ness.


  5. Moray pair meet in North CupRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2018 | The Northern Scot

    MORAY rivals Forres Mechanics and Rothes will meet in the first round of next season's North of Scotland Cup. Lossie received a bye, and will host the winners of the match between Fort William and Caley Thistle under-18s on August 22. By using this site, you agree we can set and use cookies.


  6. Amazing feat of endurance as Halstead Road Runners' James completes Highland challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2018 | Halstead Gazette

    HALSTEAD Road Runners' James Smith completed an amazing feat of endurance after being selected to take part in the West Highland Way race. The event started in Milngavie on the outskirts of Glasgow at 1am on Saturday morning and finished 95 miles later in Fort William.


  7. Swimming lessons in Gaelic a first for ScotlandRead the original story

    Jun 26, 2018 | BBC News

    More than 30 young Gaelic speakers have signed up for the classes at the High Life Highland-run Lochaber Leisure Centre in Fort William. Eilidh Mcarthur, a student teacher working at the pool, suggested the idea after she found out that 11 of the site's staff were Gaelic speakers.


  8. How the east was won: In conversation with Professor Partha ChatterjeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2018 | The Daily Star

    On June 16, 1756, a young Siraj ud-Daulah led a force of some thirty thousand soldiers to attack Fort William in Calcutta, unhappy that despite his directives, the British were heavily reinforcing the fort and at the company's interference in internal politics of his province. After three days of heavy fighting with the British on the retreat, on June 20, a truce was signed, and the nawab occupied the fort.


  9. Parents to tackle three peaks challenge for Stockton Heath PrimaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2018 | Warrington Guardian

    PARENTS from Stockton Heath Primary School are hoping to complete The National Three Peaks Challenge in 24 hours to raise funds for a much-needed playground makeover. The team of 12 will begin their trek to Fort William in Scotland on July 6, where they will attempt the mammoth challenge the following day.


  10. Armenians, Clive and the Battle of PlasseyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2018 | Groong

    The Battle of Plassey was fought on June 23, 1757, exactly 261 years ago. Not many people know that Robert Clive's victory was eased by support from one very unlikely quarter: the Armenians, a trading community that had fled persecution in Persia and settled in India in large numbers during the Mughal era On June 23, 1757, the Battle of Plassey led to the unlikely conquest of Bengal by Robert Clive's army.


  11. Channel 4 show featuring Bolton model railway enthusiast nominated for TV Choice AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2018 | This Is Lancashire

    A MODEL railway enthusiast has her fingers crossed after a TV show she appeared in was nominated for an award. Jenny Kirk, from Tonge Moor , was one of the team leaders in The Biggest Little Railway In The World on Channel 4, which aired in January.


  12. Cycle-only train coaches planRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2018 | Sunday Herald

    THE first rail carriages reserved for bikes and outdoor equipment will run on one of Scotland 's busiest tourist lines from next summer, An extra coach is expected to be coupled to ScotRail trains to ease overcrowding on the West Highland Line between Glasgow , Oban, Fort William and Mallaig. A similar experiment may be tried on lines between Inverness and Kyle of Lochalsh and Wick.


  13. Richard Baynes: Where we're going we don't need roadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2018 | Sunday Herald

    IT'S stuff most people would run a mile to get away from. They are advertised as brutal, agonising, the hardest; through jellyfish-infested sea and icy rivers, across wind-scoured mountains and splintered scree.


  14. Why Bengal is obsessed with football? There is more nationalism to this and less sportRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2018 | The Indian Express

    Football, just like cricket, badminton, lawn tennis and table tennis, is a sport handed down to Indians by the erstwhile colonial rulers. August 31, 2011 was an important date in the history of Kolkata.


  15. Off the GridRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2018 | Archaeology

    The remains of an early and tenacious English outpost in North America can be found on the Pemaquid Peninsula of Maine's south-central coast. Colonial Pemaquid began as a seasonal fishing community on the islands of Monhegan and Damariscove in the first decade of the seventeenth century.


  16. New hospital and homes planned on Fort William siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2018 | Newsday

    Highland Council has set out its plans for a new hospital, 200 new homes and landscaping at a site in Fort William. The local authority bought the land at Blar Mhor for A 2m in 2015 from Tesco after the supermarket giant abandoned plans to build a store.


  17. Atherton Diaries: Fort William Unchained - The Fort William World Cup ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2018 | Bike Magazine

    The Athertons and Fort William have a long history. Both Gee and Rachel have been racing it twice a year since early in their careers.


  18. Monster Energy's Troy Brosnan (AUS) Took Home the Bronze Medal This ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2018 | PRWeb

    Monster Energy's Troy Brosnan Took Home the Bronze Medal This Weekend at the UCI MTB World Cup in Fort William, Scotland Monster Energy's Troy Brosnan took home the bronze medal this weekend at the UCI MTB World Cup in Fort William, Scotland. Monster Energy's Troy Brosnan Took Home the Bronze Medal This Weekend at the UCI MTB World Cup in Fort William, Scotland Third place is right up at the pointy end.


  19. Tales of the Mob: Fort William - The YT Mob heads to ScotlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2018 | Bike Magazine

    Fort William is one of the longest-standing World Cups. Riders know the track, know the lines and know what it takes to win.


  20. Council staff in Fort William use brollies against sunRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2018 | Newsday

    Staff have been using umbrellas to shield themselves from sunshine inside new council offices in one of Scotland's rainiest towns. The brollies were put to use in last week's sunny weather in a glass-fronted extension of the Charles Kennedy Building in Fort William.