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Monthly Archives: January 2012

Search for missing Cairngorms walker stood down

Police have said that the search for missing Yorkshire man Grant Cunliffe has been stood down. A third day of searches failed to find any trace of the missing man and his family have been made aware there will be

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Posted in Walking News

Police appeal for lost Cairngorms walker

Police in Aviemore are appealing for information in relation to the movements of an overdue climber missing in the Cairngorms since Thursday 19th January 2012. Grant Cunliffe, aged 49, from Skipton in North Yorkshire is believed to have walked into

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Posted in Walking News

Wetland Walk Planned for Loch Leven

A free walk showcasing Loch Leven’s wetlands takes place on Saturday, 4 February, led by Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) staff. Loch Leven is an internationally designated wetlands site, and the walk is part of the celebrations for this year’s World

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Posted in Walking News

Sign up for Free Scottish Avalanche Risk Texts

The Sportscotland Avalanche Information Service is now providing a free text service to mobile phones. The summary service complements the detailed avalanche forecast information available on the SAIS website. You can subscribe to the service by sending a keywords to

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Posted in Walking News

Natural Environment Vital to Scottish Economy says SNH

Scotland’s natural environment should be valued not just for its own sake, but because it generates wealth and can sustain and improve our health, lifestyles and culture. This is the ambition outlined in a new three-year corporate strategy published today

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Posted in Conservation

Highland Council says no to Allt Duine wind farm

Supporters of the Save the Monadhliath Mountains (SMM) campaign have welcomed today’s (Tuesday 17 January) decision by the Highland Council’s Planning Application Committee to object to proposals for a large onshore wind farm at Allt Duine located on the edge

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Posted in Access issues, Conservation




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