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How 83 year old Sheila Hancock conquered Suilven

Film director Simon Hunter describes filming on the mountain of Suilven in Scotland’s northwest Highlands. EDIE tells the story of an elderly lady played by Sheila Hancock who after a bitter and miserable life decides to release herself from a

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Airlifts on Suilven for second phase of path repairs

This week from Monday 7 May, community-owned Suilven in Sutherland will be at the centre of four days of helicopter activity to carry hundreds of tonnes of stone and gravel to the high slopes. The airlifts mark the start of

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Don’t slip up this bank holiday

As the May Bank Holiday approaches, hill walkers are being urged to treat long-lying snow patches with caution. Although it’s spring on lower ground, the high mountains of Scotland are still hanging onto winter, and there are still substantial snowfields

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Cairngorms Nature Big Weekend

Nature documentaries are the big winners on TV, series such as The Blue Planet and Countryfile have becomes flagship programmes for the BBC, attracting some of their highest viewing figures. The live diary-styled Springwatch programmes have a huge following on

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Go Take a Hike

I guess it’s not uncommon for those of us who live on this side of the Pond to occasionally borrow words from our transatlantic cousins, a trend that appears to have grown considerably since the Second World War when many

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Trust applauds Scottish Govt rejection of two major wind farms in Highland Wild Land Areas

The John Muir Trust has welcomed the decision by Scottish Ministers to refuse consent for two major developments in the Highlands because of their landscape impact on two recognised Wild Land Areas. In one letter the Minister states that these

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