Sanquhar, Scotland Newswire

Sanquhar, Scotland Newswire

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  1. Museum celebrates Waterloo linksRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 2 | BBC News

    A small museum in Scotland's highest village is beating its own drum in celebration of its close connections with the Battle of Waterloo. At the centre of the display at the Museum of Lead Mining is a regimental drum used in the battle 200 years ago.

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  2. Charles Jenck's A 1 million land art project near Sanquhar is out of this worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | The Daily Record

    The Crawick Multiverse, created by Dumfries architect Charles Jencks, will cover 55 acres and aims to attract tens of thousands of visitors annually. Funded by the Duke of Buccleuch, the project links the themes of space, astronomy and cosmology with a massive network of paths, features and land art.

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  3. Coal mine artwork nears completionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | BBC News

    A work by renowned landscape artist Charles Jencks on the site of an old opencast coal mine in southern Scotland is close to completion. The Dumfries and Galloway project follows on from other works by Mr Jencks including the likes of Northumberlandia in north east England, the Garden of Cosmic Speculation north of Dumfries and the Beijing Olympic Park's Black Hole Terrace.

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  4. Jencks unveils his new Multiverse of 2000 boulders in Dumfries and GallowayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Sunday Herald

    THE landscape artist and founder of the Maggie's Cancer Caring Centres, Charles Jencks, is to unveil a new 55-acre art work in the heart of rural Scotland this summer. THE landscape artist and founder of the Maggie's Cancer Caring Centres, Charles Jencks, is to unveil a new 55-acre art work in the heart of rural Scotland this summer.

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  5. Conservationists condemn "insane" Buccleuch plan for one of Scotland's largest wind farmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Sunday Herald

    PLANS involving one of Britain's biggest private landowners to develop a windfarm of up to 140 turbines stretching for several miles in Dumfries and Galloway have been described as "insane" by conservationists. PLANS involving one of Britain's biggest private landowners to develop a windfarm of up to 140 turbines stretching for several miles in Dumfries and Galloway have been described as "insane" by conservationists.

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  6. Ayr Burners climb to Scotland's highest villageRead the original story

    Apr 6, 2015 | Carrick Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. The holiday weekend started with a cracking Easter Friday adventure for the ladies and gentlemen of the Ayr Burners Cycling group.

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  7. Ayr Burners enjoy jam packed weekendRead the original story

    Mar 30, 2015 | Carrick Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. On Saturday the scheduled ladies ride went ahead as planned with six members enjoying a brisk pedal around the coastlines of Troon and Irvine before heading inland to the welcoming shelter of the Langholm Farm tea room.

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  8. The windfarm investment that will make the Duke of Buccleuch even...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2015 | Sunday Herald

    But when a company backed by the wealthy Duke of Buccleuch gave notice that is was applying for an eight turbine windfarm development, it also managed to crush the dreams of thousands of people living in one of the country's poorest areas. It all centres around a decision by energy Minister Fergus Ewing to reject a popular plan for a 30 turbine development in Sandy Knowe at Kirkconnel in Dumfries and Galloway.

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  9. Sanquhar Community Council has launched a petition to overturn a...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2015 | The Daily Record

    The Upper Nithsdale community supported plans for the 30 turbine Sandy Knowe development which would have brought A 450,000 a year to the local community benefit fund. Sanquhar Community Council has launched an online petition in a bid to overturn a decision by the Scottish Government to refuse a windfarm in the area.

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  10. Dyslexia van to visit regionRead the original story

    Mar 8, 2015 | Galloway Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Difficulties with reading and writing are probably the first thing that most people associate with dyslexia, but there are other common traits such as poor short-term memory, difficulty concentrating and problems managing tasks.

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  11. US proton beam treatment hope for brave Kelloholm teen EilidhRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2015 | The Daily Record

    A teenage girl is preparing to fly to America for revolutionary treatment in a bid to beat a rare form of cancer. Thirteen-year-old Eilidh Steel ,from Kelloholm, is set to travel to Florida for a three-month course of proton beam therapy.

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  12. Stewartry quarry plans criticised by pressure groupRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | The Daily Record

    Campaigners slam plans by ScottishPower to create four quarries in area and dig 1.5 million tonnes of minerals for windfarms The company is planning to extract 1.5 million tonnes of minerals for schemes to connect proposed turbine sites to the National Grid. It is preparing to seek council consent for the quarries in Carsphairn Forest and a fifth near Sanquhar to meet windfarm development needs.

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  13. RSPB Scotland opposed to wind farmRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | Newsday

    RSPB Scotland is urging people in Dumfries and Galloway to have their say on plans for a wind farm on moorland 4km north of Sanquhar. But the charity said the site was important for threatened wildlife such as hen harriers, peregrines and short-eared owls.

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  14. Young woman killed in horror ambulance smash near SanquharRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | The Daily Record

    Zoe Clark from Carronbridge was driving north when her Vauxhall Corsa and the emergency vehicle collided at about 8.40am. Police say they are investigating poor road and weather conditions which may have led to the collision on the A76 near Sanquhar.

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  15. High winds set to batter ScotlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | Evening Times

    High winds expected to batter parts of Scotland this week and wintry conditions could cause disruption to travel and power supplies, forecasters have warned. A Met Office ''be aware'' alert is in place today until Thursday morning, with the potential for gusts of up to 80mph in exposed north-western areas.

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  16. Britain Braced For Icy Blasts Of 80mphRead the original story

    Dec 8, 2014 | Ananova

    Britons are being warned to brace themselves for winds of up to 80mph when icy gales batter the country later this week. The Met Office has already issued a number of yellow weather warnings as the cold front sweeps in, with conditions deteriorating significantly from Tuesday night.

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  17. New owner for world's oldest post officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | Sunday Herald

    IT first opened in the days when mail arrived by carriage and horses could bed down in the stables next door. IT first opened in the days when mail arrived by carriage and horses could bed down in the stables next door.

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  18. Scotland's weather: Storm alert for motoristsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | Scotsman.com

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. STORM-FORCE winds are set to batter parts of Scotland this week, with forecasters warning wintry conditions could cause disruption to travel and power supplies.

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  19. UK weather: Two killed in car crashes as freezing conditions and snow hit Britain overnightRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | Mirror.co.uk

    One woman died after the car she was in collided with an ambulance in Mennock, and another was killed this morning in a two-car crash in Aberdeenshire Emergency services were called to a number of crashes in north Dumfries and Galloway, including a fatal accident on the A76. One woman died after the car she was in collided with an ambulance about five miles south of Mennock, near Sanquhar, at around 8.40am.

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  20. Two women killed in separate smashes as snow and ice cause chaos on Scots roadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | The Daily Record

    Emergency services were called to a number of crashes in north Dumfries and Galloway , including a fatal accident on the A76. One woman died after the car she was in collided with an ambulance about five miles south of Mennock, near Sanquhar, at around 8.40am.

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