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Monthly Archives: April 2010

BBC plans live climbing spectacular

BBC Scotland is planning to broadcast, live and in HD, the ascent of one of the hardest rock-faces in the world. Sron Ulladail – on Harris in the Outer Hebrides – is renowed for its massive overhang. Top Scots climber

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Osprey egg laid as centre gets power

Staff at Loch Garten RSPB reserve were celebrating the first egg laid by the returning female osprey as work is completed on providing a secure power supply to the centre. The osprey, called EJ, has laid an egg after returning

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40 day Munro record attempt for JMT

Later this month hill runner Stephen Pyke will set off on an attempt to complete a continuous round of the Munros in under 40 days, raising awareness for the John Muir Trust as he goes. There have been a number

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Rum land transfer complete

Islanders on the small isle of Rum have taken over ownership of 160 acres and houses in the main settlement, Kinloch. As the culmination of a 10 year negotiation and transfer plan, Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) has moved assets it

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Escaped wolf back in captivity

A wolf that escaped from her enclosure at the Highland Wildlife Park in Strathspey has been recaptured. The alarm was raised at about 4pm today (Tues 6 April) when the only wolf remaining at the Park escaped. The animal was

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Tragedy for Glencoe kayak group

Police have confirmed that a body has been recovered following an extensive search for a missing kayaker in Glencoe. The woman, who is in her early 20s and from the north of England, was on a kayaking trip with friends

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