Monthly Archives: March 2008

West Highland Way body identified

The skeleton found in a tent near the West Highland Way has been identified as that of Nicholas Randall, 31, who went missing from his home in Edinburgh three years ago. The body was found in a tent in Auch

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Posted in Walking News

A 3rd National Park for Scotland?

Consultation is underway on whether Harris should become Scotland’s third national park. Residents voted last week to approve a feasibility study into the idea.  The meeting was organised by the North Harris Trust and the main advantages in terms of

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Posted in Conservation

Skeleton found by West Highland Way

The BBC have reported that a skeleton has been found in a tent pitched in the forest between Bridge of Orchy and Inveroran close to the West Highland Way. The body appeared to have lain on the spot for several years

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Posted in Walking News

Help protect and preserve Ben Nevis

Friends of Nevis was launched by The Nevis Partnership on 19 February 2008 to encourage individuals, families and organisations to help support and manage Ben Nevis and the surrounding Nevis area. This precious and unique environment includes mountains, wild land, glen and river

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Posted in Conservation, Walkhighlands news

Walk Highlands news service launched

Today we’ve launched a new section of Walk Highlands – this news service. Come to www.walkhighlands.co.uk/news for the latest walking and outdoors news from around Scotland. The service will highlight areas such as access and new paths, conservation news and

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