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Monthly Archives: October 2015

Our pick: Scotland’s hilltop monuments

Earlier in the year we featured our pick from Scotland’s best wee hills. But apart from the promise of a view, little attracts people more to climb a smaller hill than the chance to visit a hilltop monument. Built to

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Posted in Magazine, Our picks

Celebrations mark 50th birthday of Bothy association

The founder of the Mountain Bothies Association, Bernard Heath and his wife Betty, also an early MBA member, led the Association’s 50th year celebrations at Newtonmore on Saturday by cutting an anniversary cake. Bernard and Betty commented:”We are both thrilled

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Posted in Walking News

David Balharry to head Rewilding Britain in Scotland

Rewilding Britain has announced that David Balharry will join as Scotland Director on 2 November 2015. The environmental charity launched in July 2015 and campaigns to restore nature and reintroduce missing species. David joins from the Scottish Government, where he

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Posted in Conservation

UK Landscape Photographer of the Year winners announced

A photograph of the Dorset coastline has taken the top prize in this year’s search for the UK’s ‘Landscape Photographer of the Year’. The locally-based photographer, Andy Farrer becomes the ninth person to win the overall title and the £10,000

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Posted in Magazine, Photography

Shooting the breeze – Shooting People (Part 1)

In the first half of a 2 part series, David Lintern looks at photographing people in the outdoors. So, shooting people – instantly more complicated than what we’ve looked at up until now, with all their confounded moving around and

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Posted in Magazine, Photography

Queens Award presented to Mountain Bothies Association

The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service has been presented to the Mountain Bothies Association. The presentation was made to Association Chairman, Simon Birch, by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of the County and City of Bristol, Mrs Mary Prior and the Vice

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Posted in Walking News



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