Fort William, Scotland Newswire (Page 6)

Fort William, Scotland Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Japanese deal will see 'world's first' undersea robotic arm tested in ScotlandRead the original story

    Jul 5, 2018 |

    A major Japanese industrial corporation has signed an agreement that will see the world's first test of an autonomous underwater vehicle undertaken in Scotland. Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd will carry out a verification test of a prototype AUV equipped with a robot arm for subsea pipeline inspection.


  2. Chinese military delegation visits Indian Army's Eastern Command HQRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2018 | The Times of India

    Photo released by the Indian Army, 33 Corps on July 3, shows Chinese Army Lt Gen Liu Xiaowu , deputy... Read More KOLKATA: A 10-member Chinese military delegation visited the Indian Army's Eastern Command headquarters here today and interacted with their counterparts, a defence official said. The People's Liberation Army delegation was led by Lt Gen Liu Xiaowu , Deputy Commander of Western Theatre Command of the PLA.


  3. Analysis: National loss needs a country-wide response by giving accessible quality healthcare and supportRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2018 | Sunday Herald

    The sheer toll of drug-related deaths is a staggering weight carried by families and communities and the wider Scottish nation. That is the equivalent of the entire population of a Scottish town such as Fort William or Stranraer or Methil or Haddington.


  4. Scotland's death toll from drugs doubles in a decadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2018 | Sunday Herald

    SCOTLAND had the highest drugs death rate in Europe last year after doubling in decade, leading to calls for it to be declared a national public health emergency. Politicians are facing severe criticism as the 2017 annual toll of lives lost - typically older opiate addicts of the nation's Trainspotting generation - hit yet another historic high.


  5. 'Staggering' rise in drug-related deaths in ScotlandRead the original story

    Jul 3, 2018 |

    The number of drug-related deaths in Scotland last year rose by eight per cent, official statistics have revealed, with experts calling for 'swift action' from the Scottish Government to tackle the issue. The National Records of Scotland reported there were 934 drug-related deaths registered in 2017, the highest figure since records began in 1996.


  6. 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.


  7. 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.


  8. 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.


  9. 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.


  10. 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.


  11. 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.


  12. 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.


  13. 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.


  14. 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.


  15. 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.


  16. 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.


  17. 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.


  18. 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.


  19. 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.


  20. 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.