Gaelic landscape and language talk in Portree

John Stuart-Murray will give an illustrated talk about his novel Reading the Gaelic Landscape at the Aros Centre on Skye on Saturday 26th July at 4.00pm. Reading the Gaelic Landscape aims to encourage people to read and understand Gaelic and

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8000 Scottish Ferry tickets up for grabs

Eriskay, Outer Hebrides

Calmac and North Link Ferries have teamed up to give away 8000 passenger tickets to the Scottish Islands including the Outer Hebrides and Orkney. Winners will be drawn at random through a weekly ballot on 12th, 19th and 26th March

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A82 closures this week

The A82 between Tarbet and the north end of Loch Lomond will be closed in both directions between 9:30am and 3:30 pm on Tuesday 21st January, Wednesday 22nd January and Thursday 23rd January. The closure is required to remove trees,

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Banff Mountain Film Festival UK tour dates released

Photo: Grant Gunderson

The Banff film festival showcases the best of the latest films from the global mountain sports community including climbing, alpinism, mountain biking, adventure travel, skiing and kayaking. New activities to the line-up this year are base-jumping, surfing and trail running.

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Epic of Everest film showing at Portree

The original footage of one of the first attempts to climb the highest mountain in the world is showing at the Aros Centre in Portree, Isle of Skye, from 25th to 28 November. The climax of Mallory and Irvine's 1924

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Clock change increases deer risk on roads


As the clocks turn back, motorists are being warned of the greater risk of collisions with deer in Scotland. Car accidents involving deer peak at this time of year; with night falling earlier, the peak commuting time coincides with deer

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