Fort William, Scotland Newswire (Page 7)

Fort William, Scotland Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. Child burial and cremations fees to be abolishedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2018 | Sunday Herald

    NO family in Scotland will have to pay to bury or cremate their child when local authority charges are abolished later this year. The Scottish Government and the council group Cosla announced the "imminent" change" after a deal to remove fees in return for 500,000 of extra government funding.

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  2. Child burial fees to be abolished in ScotlandRead the original story

    May 30, 2018 | Scotsman.com

    Following pressure from campaigners, the SNP administration said it would put aside A 500,000 per year to fund the abolition of local authority burial fees for under 18s across Scotland. It follows similar decisions in Wales and England, which would have left a handful of councils across Scotland as the last places where parents would face a fee to bury their child.

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  3. Rutland engineering consultant Smithers Purslow taking on staff after doubling in size in five yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2018 | This Is Leicestershire

    Engineering consultant and surveyors, based in Glaston Hall, Rutland, has seen turnover grow from A 1.6m in 2013 to A 4m An engineering consultant and surveyors is creating jobs after more than doubling the size of the business in five years. Smithers Purslow, which has its head office in Glaston Hall, in Rutland, has seen turnover grow from 1.6 million in 2013 to 4m this year.

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  4. David Spaven: The road to fewer emissions is freight by rail - but proper planning is neededRead the original story

    May 28, 2018 | Scotsman.com

    Despite the historical contraction of heavy industry, Scotland still has significant manufacturing and processing sites spread across the country - from the Norboard panel mill at Dalcross in the north to the Steven's Croft forest industry complex at Lockerbie in the south. Inevitably these sites generate large demands for freight A movement.

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  5. Britain's 'most scenic' bus route is revealed as double-decker trip ...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2018 | Daily Mail

    Britain's most scenic bus route is a double-decker ride across the North York Moors, it has been revealed. The 840 Coastliner service, a journey of more than three hours from Leeds to Whitby, topped the poll of almost 15,000 bus passengers.

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  6. Woman's rage at sexist 'men working' sign doesn't go to planRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2018 | Metro UK News

    ... workforce. When Annie James spotted a 'Caution. Men Working' sign outside Morrisons petrol station in Fort William, Scotland, she wrote in to complain. Next to a picture of the sign, she posted: 'Obviously only men are allowed to work on this ...

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  7. Shredded. How Scotland became a world class mountain biking centreRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2018 | Sunday Herald

    'WHEN you tell people you race mountain bikes," says Scottish rider Fraser McGlone, "they say, 'You're mental'." He is reflecting upon this after returning for an easy-going training ride no downhill thrills involved in the area of his home village of Appin.

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  8. Rothes manager Steven MacDonaldRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2018 | The Northern Scot

    The former Wick forward is one of five summer captures made by Speysiders' boss Steven MacDonald, with the promise of more to come. 'Biscuits' has also lured former Elgin City captain Jamie Duff and midfielder Scott Graham from Brora, as well as signing ex-Caley Thistle stopper Ally Stark and winger Iain Maclellan.

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  9. Mountain bike world cup expected to draw 22,000 fansRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2018 | Sunday Herald

    Rachel Atherton celebrates winning the Women's Downhill at the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup on June 5, 2016 in Fort William More than 22,000 sports fans are expected to flock to a Highland town for the Mountain Bike World Cup. Organisers are making the finishing touches to "Britain's most famous downhill course" at the Nevis Range, Fort William, where 250 elite riders will compete.

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  10. "Pockets of resistance" in Scotland against women ministersRead the original story

    May 22, 2018 | Scotsman.com

    Female Church of Scotland ministers and supporters march to celebrate 50th anniversary of decision to ordain women ministers. PICTURE: ANDREW O'BRIEN "Pockets of resistance" against appointing women ministers and elders still exists in parts of Scotland, the 2018 General Assembly of the Church of Scotland has been told.

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  11. Sculpture of Ben Nevis drive unveiled in Fort WilliamRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2018 | BBC News

    A new sculpture has been installed in Fort William to recall the driving of a Ford Model T up and down Ben Nevis. It was unveiled in Fort William's Square in a ceremony on Saturday that featured a parade of original Model Ts.

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  12. Scots 'more likely' to report people traffickingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2018 | Newsday

    Research commissioned by the Scottish government suggests 87% of people would report suspicious activity to the authorities, up from 80% in 2017. Human trafficking is a complex crime which involves adults and children being traded and exploited for personal benefit, and can include people being forced into labour or sexually abused.

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  13. Vroom with a viewRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2018 | BBC News

    In May 1911 a Ford Model T car was driven to the summit of Ben Nevis. The feat drew a large crowd to Fort William - and there are hopes that a new statue will help bring more visitors to the town.

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  14. Model T parade to launch new Bronze TrailRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2018 | BBC News

    The Bronze Trail will feature a new statue in Fort William of a Ford Model T, recalling the driving of one of the cars up and down Ben Nevis in 1911. A parade of about 50 original Model Ts being held as part of Saturday's unveiling of the statue will launch the new trail.

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  15. Atherton Diaries: On the Road to Fort William - Trek Racing keeps the wheels turningRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2018 | Bike Magazine

    It's been almost a month since the first World Cup DH stop of 2018, and the second stop at Fort William, Scotland, is quickly approaching . To whet their appetite for Scotland's most demanding, the Athertons raced Fort William during the UK National Downhill Series.

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  16. Council office clear-out turns up railway memorabiliaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2018 | BBC News

    Highland Council staff are moving from Lochaber House in Fort William to new offices at the Charles Kennedy Building, a former secondary school.

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  17. Two arrested after man found injured in Fort WilliamRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2018 | BBC News

    The A82's Auchintore Road was closed for several hours on Sunday while police carried out an investigation at the scene Police Scotland has said officers inquiries were continuing after a man was found near a hotel in Fort William in the early hours of Sunday. Two men aged 41 and 22 years old have been arrested in connection with an incident and have been released with inquiries ongoing, police said.

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  18. Cops close off roads in Fort William after man left injured in 'serious incident'Read the original story

    May 13, 2018 | The Daily Record

    Police have urged members of the public to avoid the area around Auchintore Road near to the town's Cruachan Hotel. Police have closed roads around Auchintore Road near to the town's Cruachan Hotel and warned members of the public to avoid the area.

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  19. A small Maine town wants its own flagRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    According to Town Administrator Chris Hall, Lincoln Academy students have requested town flags to hang at the school. Bristol does not have a town flag.

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  20. Donald Park to step down as Scotland youth team coachRead the original story

    May 4, 2018 | Scotsman.com

    Donald Park has announced his intention to step down from his role as coach of Scotland's national youth team. Park, who has served as Head of Coach Education and Head of Elite Coaching during his time at the Scottish FA, said his career had been a "labour of love" adding: "There are so many people I would like to thank - from the staff at Hampden to the countless players, coaches and clubs I've dealt with over the years.

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