Monthly Archives: September 2012

Chris Bonington tour dates released


Chris Bonington will be talking about his 60 year mountaineering career in Inverness on 4th November as part of a six date British tour. Chris Britain's best known mountaineer and one of the most successful expedition leaders in history. He

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Walkers warned not to disturb seal pups

Seal pup at Tentsmuir

Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) is people out walking to keep their distance from grey seal pups. The pups are common at this time of year in parts of Scotland and contact with humans can cause the youngsters' mothers to abandon

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Urgent action planned to save the wildcat

Photo: Peter G Trimming

A range of national actions to save the Scottish wildcat look set to be agreed over the next six months. The move follows the first-ever meeting of a diverse group of land management, research and conservation organisations at Scottish Natural

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RSPB offers reward after dead eagle found

Golden Eagle

RSPB Scotland has issued an appeal and a reward for information, following the discovery of the body of a golden eagle on Deeside. The bird, fitted with a satellite transmitter, was found on 5 May 2012, after signals sent by

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Police name walker who died on Ben Nevis

Ben Nevis

The police have named the walker who fell to his death on Ben Nevis on Friday as Andrew Tedder. Mr Tedder was 49 and from Emley in Yorkshire and believed to work in insurance. The accident happened at about 10pm

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5k award for Three Lochs Way

View over Loch Long from Three Lochs Way

One of Scotland’s newest long distance routes, the Three Lochs Way has been given a £5k boost by charity, the Friends of Loch Lomond and The Trossachs. The Helensburgh and District Access Trust, who thought up and maintain the trail,

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