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Monthly Archives: August 2010

Second sighting of "Big Cat" in Sutherland

Police are warning walkers and other members of the public after two sightings of a large panther type cat in Easter Ross and Sutherland. The latest animal was seen by a member of the public walking between Dornoch Caravan Park

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Look out for St Kilda mailboat

People visiting Scotland’s beaches are being urged by the National Trust for Scotland to look out for a tiny wooden mailboat which was launched from St Kilda yesterday (Sunday 29 August) to mark the 80th anniversary of the evacuation of

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Loch Lomond island drama

Experience Inchcailloch, a very special island in Loch Lomond, on Saturday 4 or Sunday 5 September in the company of some of the characters who used to live and work there: the boatman, the minister who brought his flock across

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Posted in Uncategorized


Watch The Great Climb live

The BBC will be broadcasting a five and a half hour live climbing marathon later without knowing whether the two climbers will be able to complete the overhanging cliff challenge on Harris in the Outer Hebrides. Top climbers Dave Macleod

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Dead Red Kite was poisoned say Police

Tayside Police have confirmed that a red kite found dead near Aberfeldy in July was poisoned. The bird was found in Strathtay and may have been dead for a few months. Recent tests have discovered that it was poisoned, adding

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Posted in Conservation

Freak injury puts Great Climb at risk

One of the two climbers set to take part in the BBC’s Great Climb to be broadcast from Sron Ulladale in two days time, has suffered a severe ankle injury which may put the event in jeopardy. Dave Macleod, who

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