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Beer hoping to keep red squirrels ale and hearty

To mark Red Squirrel week (4 – 12 October) a special real ale is being sold to raise funds to save the red squirrel. Atlas Bewery, based in Kinlochleven, has brewed the Red Squirrel Ale, part of the proceeds of

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Rare plant saved on Ben Lawers

A rare alpine plant that was in danger of disappearing from the slopes of Ben Lawers forever has been saved after conservation charity the National Trust for Scotland stepped in. In 1998, there was only one surviving highland saxifrage on

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