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4 hrs ago | INAUTONEWS

Top U.K. dealership sells its 1000th Dacia

Ness Motors have sold their 1000th Dacia, a landmark for the dealership, making them the no.

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6 hrs ago | A Gurn from Nurn

September the 20th - a feast of yellow and black planned as the...

A centenary baton made from an Alder tree from the banks of the River Nairn will travel with a group of County fans on the West Highland Way, starting on the 1st of September and will journey the 96 miles to Fort William where it will be handed over to the Nairn Kayak club who will paddle the distance from there to Nairn, returning to Nairn on ... (more)

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

A Gurn from Nurn

100 years ago today Nairn County FC were admitted to the Highland League

"Congratulations Nairn County F.C. Admitted to the Highland League 100 years ago today, 31st July 1914.Photocopies of the original negotiations recorded in the League minute book can be viewed at the exhibition in Nairn Museum.

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Sunday Herald

Serco closure deals jobs blow to Highlands

The 21 people working at Serco's call centre in Brora - home to a population of only 1,200 - have been told that their jobs will go as the private company shuts its local base in east Sutherland.

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Stornoway Today

'Battle Bus' on the islands

Anas Sarwar MP, Deputy Leader of the Scottish Labour Party, will be in the Western Isles campaigning on today with Scottish Labour's Battle Bus.

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The Northern Scot

Band "Finding Albert" will be searching in Caithness

One of the most talked-about emerging young acts in Scotland are coming to Caithness for a series of gigs.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Romsey Advertiser

Charles views rural life and art

Charles, who is known as the Duke of Rothesay in Scotland, will visit North Highland College land-based centre for game keeping and veterinary nursing in Halkirk today.

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Hillingdon Times

Prince Charles is visiting an art exhibition in the far north of Scotland

Charles, who is known as the Duke of Rothesay in Scotland, will visit North Highland College land-based centre for game keeping and veterinary nursing in Halkirk today.

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BBC News

Highland town sees broadband upgrade

More than 3,240 homes and businesses in the Lochaber town now have access to the high-speed technology, installed as part of the BT Openreach programme.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Evening Times

Glasgow teenager killed in Highland road crash named

Owain Ramsay, 19, from Glasgow, was killed in a car crash on the A87 at around 5.30pm on Saturday.

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Sunday Herald

1m green investment for distillery

A Scottish distillery is going green with the help of an investment of about 1 million to install a biomass boiler.

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Linlithgow Today

Ultra run will be devil's own torture trial

Linlithgow mountaineer Doug Keillor and his colleague, Bruce Dickson are getting in shape for ultra-marathon event, the 'Devil O' The Highlands Footrace' to raise funds for Macmillan Cancer.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Sunday Herald

Cash to restore woodland sites

Two environmentally important Highland woodland areas are set to benefit from more than 135,000 over the next three years to help rid them of invasive, non-native plants.

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Concord Monitor

Letter: Free Staters part of the New Hampshire tradition

That in this day and age, Murray would find these ideas foreign says all that needs to be said about America's left and its own plans for New Hampshire's future.

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Evening Times

West Highland Way attractions

10 Fort William: The end of the line after 96 miles and a chance to have a final dram to toast your success.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Sunday Herald

Arts News

Double BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards nominee, singer-songwriter Luke Jackson, pictured, returns to Scotland next month, following a successful visit last year.

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Scotsman.com

Kiwis could hold key boosting lamb consumption

With the "Friendly Games" in town, a lot of the commentary has concentrated on the camaraderie and the companionship elements of the Commonwealth almost as much as the competition itself.

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A Gurn from Nurn

The sun shines in Inverness on Liz's BBC Bias demo

There were some heavy downpours in Inverness this afternoon but the weather improved as Nairn Councillor Liz MacDonald today led a demonstration in Inverness that walked up from the Town House to the BBC Highland premises on Culduthel Road.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

The London Free Press

Highlands magic on Scotland trip

Though the Clava Cairns appear to be just some giant piles of rocks, they are actually Neolithic burial chambers dating from 4,000 years ago.

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Scotsman.com

Scots destined to vote Yes, says Ian Hamilton

THE nationalist icon Ian Hamilton has claimed the referendum has "radically changed Scotland" because ordinary people are coming round to a Yes vote.

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