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  1. Spring Equinox Supermoon solar eclipse: Rare celestial phenomenon...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

    The evening before the solar eclipse, the Earth and Moon will be as close together as they possibly can be, giving rise to a so-called Supermoon The biggest solar eclipse in Britain since 1999 will be even more special than first thought - because the night before there will be a Supermoon. On the morning of March 20, the moon will cover the sun, blocking out up to 98 per cent of its light.

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  2. CalMac's new ferry repaired and ready to resume serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    CalMac's new 42m ferry built for the Stornoway to Ullapool route, has been repaired and is ready to resume it service once the weather improves. CalMac's new 42m ferry built for the Stornoway to Ullapool route, has been repaired and is ready to resume it service once the weather improves.

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  3. Police chiefs recalled to HolyroodRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | BBC News

    Senior Police Scotland officers have been recalled to answer further questions from MSPs about officers carrying firearms at routine incidents. The committee heard that armed officers had engaged with the public at more than 1,600 non-firearms incidents since October.

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  4. Uni research funding announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | BBC News

    The Scottish Funding Council says the money will help Scotland "carry on being a winner in the competitive world of university research" The Scottish Funding Council has announced a A 700m funding package for Scottish university research for the next three years. The A 120m Innovation Centre programme was announced in 2012 and has brought together industry, healthcare and university researchers to work in collaboration to accelerate product and service development.

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  5. Second T in the Park consultationRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Newsday

    A second public consultation is to be held on the plan to host the T in the Park festival at Strathallan Castle. Perth and Kinross Council has requested additional information from event organiser DF Concerts and time will be allowed for comment on that.

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  6. Appeal for dark sky park rangersRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Newsday

    Forestry Commission Scotland want to employ freelance staff who can promote the Galloway Forest Dark Sky Park to visitors and businesses. He said: "We are looking for are people who can communicate, people who can capture the attention of an audience."

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  7. MV Loch Seaforth did not 'break down'Read the original story

    9 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. CalMac have said that the MV Loch Seaforth did not 'break down' yesterday, but an operational decision was made not to have the vessel sail from Ullapool.

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  8. MacNeil submits Lionel responseRead the original story

    9 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. Western Isles MP, Angus MacNeil has submitted his response to the consultation on the proposed closure of the two year secondary at Lionel School.

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  9. Grounded ship reaches harbourRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | BBC News

    A cargo ship that ran aground in the north west Highlands has been towed to Clydeport's Great Harbour in Greenock ahead of repairs at a dry dock. Votes for removal of Derek Llambias and Barry Leach are taken, followed by those to appoint Dave King, Paul Murray and John Gilligan.

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  10. A third of Scots 'never move away'Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | BBC News

    About a third of Scots never move away from the area where they grew up, according to Bank of Scotland research. In the west of Scotland, 34% of people have lived in the same area all their life, more than any other region.

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  11. Road closed after injured man foundRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Newsday

    Part of the Royal Mile in the centre of Edinburgh has been closed after a man was found injured in the street. An international anti-corruption body has recommended a cut in the value of gifts MSPs can receive before they must be declared.

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  12. Isles 'ideal location' for spaceportRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Newsday

    The leader of the council in the Western Isles has said Stornoway has "critical features" that make it the "ideal location" for a UK spaceport. Stornoway Airport is on a UK government shortlist of potential sites that could host commercial space plane flights and satellite launches.

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  13. Brand new Stornoway-Ullapool ferry breaks downRead the original story

    19 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. The ferry, which has only been in service for three weeks, is experiencing a technical fault and MV Isle of Lewis is now en route to Ullapool to provide relief for this evening's service to Stornoway.

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  14. New A 42m ferry breaks downRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Newsday

    Ferry operator Caledonian MacBrayne tweeted: "MV Loch Seaforth has a technical fault and MV Isle of Lewis is travelling from Stornoway to take over tonight's sailing."

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  15. Call for Wave Energy Scotland to be island-basedRead the original story

    Yesterday | 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 Labour candidate Alasdair Morrison has called for the new Scottish Government body, Wave Energy Scotland, to be located in Lewis so that it does not become "another distant quango living off peripheral resources".

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  16. 24 profoundly beautiful words that describe landscapes and natureRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | TreeHugger

    From aquabob to zawn, writer Robert Macfarlane's collection of unusual, achingly poetic words for nature create a lexicon we all can learn from. Eight years ago, nature writer extraordinaire Robert Macfarlane discovered that the latest edition of the Oxford Junior Dictionary was missing a few things.

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  17. Extra summer sailings for Stornoway-UllapoolRead the original story

    Yesterday | 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. Additional ferry sailings will operate between Stornoway and Ullapool over the summer months to provide a boost to island tourism, Minister for Transport and Islands Derek Mackay has announced.

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  18. Extra ferry sailings for the summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Newsday

    Extra ferry sailings will be provided between Stornoway and Ullapool over the summer to help the tourism industry, the Scottish government has said. Transport Minister Derek Mackay said an additional return crossing has been added to Friday and Saturday timetables for 10 weekends from 26 June-29 August.

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  19. Call for people to aid fight against fire in IslesRead the original story

    Yesterday | 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. The area's most senior fire officer is asking the public to help ensure the Western Isles are as safe as possible from preventable fires this Spring season.

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  20. 'SIC was selective with school costs information'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Shetland Today

    Council findings detailing the cost of educating secondary education pupils have been slammed in an independent report commissioned by pressure group CURE. Elected members were last year given a report which appeared to show a cost per secondary pupil of A 13,657 - 40 per cent higher than Orkney's corresponding figure of A 9,780.

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