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  1. Trading Standards Reminder for local BusinessesRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Stornoway Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Trading Standards Officers are reminding local businesses in the Western Isles not to fall foul of laws that govern contracts made away from business premises.

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  2. Shetland fisherman's claim to footballing fameRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    In fact, the Sunday Herald has tracked down at least one Scotsman who has already has scored a couple of coveted winning goals against them during a major continental finals. Gibraltar is a peninsula, not an island, but that doesn't stop teams from Shetland and Orkney usually doing battle with them biennially in the multi-sport event now known as the NatWest Island Games.

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  3. Our Heroes 2015: Nursing duo nominated for their dedication to giving ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Daily Record

    SUSAN McKAY and Shona Campbell are up for Caring Heroes awards for their dedication to giving fragile tiny tots the best chance at life. Susan McKay and Shona Campbell are Neo-Natal nurses at the Princess Royal Maternity Hospital Glasgow and very worthy Our Heroes nominees.

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  4. Airports keen to host UK spaceportRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Newsday

    Ministers are keen to see the spaceport established by 2018. It would be used to launch commercial flights and satellites into space.

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  5. Idlewild make their first HebCelt appearance this July.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | The Northern Scot

    The group, formed by Roddy Woomble and Rod Jones as teenagers in Edinburgh in 1995, began playing again recently after a five-year break. Last year they completed a series of gigs across the Highlands and Islands and this year will appear at HebCelt as part of a UK and European tour.

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  6. British Empire Medal presented to Lewis womanRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Stornoway Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. A Lewis woman was presented with the British Empire Medal for her work with Lewis and Harris Breast Cancer Group .

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  7. Digital scanning of historic island sitesRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Stornoway Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Historic sites in the Western Isles have been digitally scanned in a futuristic project to archive them for the next generation.

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  8. MP highlights difficulties caused by lack of inter-island flightsRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Stornoway Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Western Isles MP, Angus Brendan MacNeil has written to NHS Western Isles to ask that arrangements are put in place for a sonographer to travel to Uist one day per week to undertake appointments.

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  9. Talented East Kilbride schoolboy (10) nominated for Scottish BAFTA for debut film roleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | The Daily Record

    THORNTONHALL youngster Lewis Baxter - a distant relative of Hollywood star Ewan McGregor - is in the running for the Best New Talent award for his role in the short film Tide in which he starred alongside Scots Billy Elliot actor Gary Lewis. A star in the making, whose family tree includes Hollywood star Ewan McGregor, has been nominated for a Scottish BAFTA.

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  10. Katie Morag to get Isle of Lewis exhibitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Scotsman.com

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. The An Lanntair arts centre in the Isle of Lewis, where the CBeebies series is filmed, will be playing host to the celebration of the hugely popular character.

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  11. Contract awarded for new North Uist schoolRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Stornoway Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Comhairle nan Eilean Siar have awarded the 8.4million contract for the new Sgoil Uibhist a' Tuath to contractor Willmott Dixon Public and Commercial Limited in collaboration with the Robertson Construction Group.

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  12. SNP Council candidate welcomes hospital reassurancesRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Stornoway Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Roslyn Macpherson, the SNP's candidate for the upcoming by-election in Benbecula and North Uist, has welcomed "significant reassurances" on plans for the Uist & Barra Hospital given by NHS Western Isles Chief Executive Gordon Jamieson.

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  13. Islands summit to be followed by oil and gas forumRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Shetland Today

    An islands oil and gas forum will take place next month in Aberdeen following the first ever islands summit in Lerwick last Thursday. The same day guidelines on "island proofing" were published by the Scottish Office, which are intended to prevent any legislation having a negative impact on the remote island groups.

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  14. Serious failings at hospital before and after patient's operationRead the original story

    Monday Mar 23 | Stornoway Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. NHS Western Isles has been severely criticised in a report published by the Scottish Public Services Ombudsman after a patient had a different operation from what she had expected.

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  15. Bernera say yes to community ownershipRead the original story

    Monday Mar 23 | Stornoway Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Western Isles MSP, Alasdair Allan, has welcomed the community buyout vote on the island of Great Bernera, which saw a decisive vote of nearly four to one in favour of community ownership of the estate.

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  16. Three arrests over suspicious deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | BBC News

    Three people have been arrested by police in connection with the death of a 26-year-old man in Dunfermline, Fife. Arif Mahmood, who was from the town, died in hospital following an incident in Queen Anne Street at 02:00 on Sunday.

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  17. Bank brings in plastic A 5 notesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | BBC News

    The Clydesdale Bank will issue two million of the polymer A 5 notes, which it says are more secure and durable than paper notes. It is releasing the limited edition notes a year before the Bank of England puts plastic banknotes in general circulation.

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  18. Great Bernera villagers join forces to buy Scottish island once owned by 'real James Bond'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | Daily Mail

    Villagers agree to join forces and buy remote Scottish island once owned by 'the real James Bond' Great Bernera was owned for 50 years by Count Robin de la Lanne-Mirrlees, a friend of Bond author Ian Fleming Count Robin was known for wooing beautiful women; the Oxford graduate, who spoke several languages, worked on 'Her Majesty's Secret Service' with Fleming Believed to be the inspiration behind the world's most famous MI6 agent James Bond, Count Robin de la Lanne-Mirrlees can rest easily after the future of the Scottish island he used to own appears to have been secured. On Thursday night the result of a postal ballot was revealed on Gear Bernera in the Western Isles - home to around 250 people and linked to the Isle of Lewis by bridge.

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  19. Puppet animation festival takes centre stageRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | Sunday Herald

    WITH glove, hand, rod and string, an ancient art form that dates back thousands of years is being celebrated across Scotland. WITH glove, hand, rod and string, an ancient art form that dates back thousands of years is being celebrated across Scotland.

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  20. Child patients assessed via video-link to reduce A&E delaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | Sunday Herald

    DOCTORS are assessing child patients via video link in a move designed to cut down on the rising number of parents clogging up A&E departments with children who do not require emergency treatment. DOCTORS are assessing child patients via video link in a move designed to cut down on the rising number of parents clogging up A&E departments with children who do not require emergency treatment.

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