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  1. Pictured: Beached iron ball that children played on was giant WWII mine packed with EXPLOSIVESRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

    Bomb disposal experts were called in to make a controlled explosion on the site, which families had lit fires and barbecues near for decades A beached iron ball that children played on turned out to be a World War II sea mine packed with EXPLOSIVES.

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  2. Teacher training places to double in UHIRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Buteman Today

    The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Lifelong Learning has announced that teacher training places offered by the University of the Highlands and Islands will double to 40 this year.

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  3. Islanders don't need to pay 'Bedroom Tax'Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Stornoway Today

    No one in the Western Isles has to pay the 'Bedroom Tax' as there is enough funding to cover the cost through discretionary housing payments.

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  4. Writer Neil Gunn's voyage of discovery revivedRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 2 | Scotsman.com

    THE three-month sailing trip around the west of Scotland that led to Neil Gunn's classic book Off in a Boat is the inspiration behind an ambitious new arts project.

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  5. Revealed: how Salmond uses virtual reality to tour the world, teeing off at famous golf coursesRead the original story

    Yesterday | Sunday Herald

    The passionate golf fan let it slip he is a fan of the World Golf Tour website which lets players tee off on famous virtual golf courses across the globe.

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  6. Isles may have ten Gaelic schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Stornoway Today

    Comhairle nan Eilean Siar are planning to hold community consultations on establishing Gaelic School status at Balivanich, Bernera, Breasclete, Castlebay, Daliburgh, Iochdar, Leverhulme Memorial, Shawbost, Sir E Scott and Sgoil an Taobh Siar primaries.

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  7. Lewis economy to benefit from green conferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Scotsman.com

    THE Isle of Lewis is set to benefit from an injection of nearly 350,000 when it plays host to some 220 renewables experts at the end of this month.

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  8. Investigators work to establish cause of mass power outageRead the original story

    Yesterday | Sunday Herald

    SSE said its technical teams have already completed ground and aerial inspections of about 55 miles of overhead power lines in northern Scotland following Wednesday's cuts that affected 205,000 properties.

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  9. Queen's private secretary goes back to his family rootsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Sunday Herald

    The Queen's private secretary Sir Christopher Geidt has bought a sheep farm in the Outer Hebrides and has been helping out with the lambing.

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  10. United Kingdom : 4 million boost for home energy efficiencyRead the original story

    Friday | Hispanic Business

    FM announces additional funding for Home Renewables Loan Scheme. A further 4 million for the Home Renewables Loan Scheme to help householders cut their energy bills was announced by First Minister today.

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  11. Highlands blackout blamed on a 'transient fault'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Scotsman.com

    SSE are continuing investigations into what caused the blackout which cut power to 205,000 homes but belive it may have been a 'transient fault'.

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  12. Culinary geographical names - a potted historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Sunday Herald

    It got me thinking about how many foods are derived from place names in the UK and how we've all come to depend on it when picking particular foods for their exceptional and reliable quality.

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  13. Island fuel poverty survey shockRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Stornoway Today

    The number of people on the islands living in fuel poverty is rising fast according to a survey, despite pledges to eradicate it in Scotland by 2016.

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  14. First Minister announces help with energy bills while visiting Lewis homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Stornoway Today

    A further 4 million for the Home Renewables Loan Scheme to help householders cut their energy bills was announced by First Minister Alex Salmond when he visited a Lewis family yesterday .

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  15. Outer Hebrides range trumps Trident - SalmondRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Scotsman.com

    ALEX Salmond has claimed an Outer Hebridean missile test range is of more importance to the Nato nuclear alliance than Trident.

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  16. A 4m for green energy loans announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 17 | Scotsman.com

    Scottish households will benefit from a further four million pound fund designed to help people make their homes greener.

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  17. Further A 4m is allocated to green schemeRead the original story

    Thursday | Sunday Herald

    The fund gives people access to interest-free loans of up to 10,000 for a range of renewable technologies such as a wind turbine or a solar water heating system.

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  18. Salmond in tribute to Iolaire victimsRead the original story

    Thursday | Sunday Herald

    ALEX Salmond has paid tribute to the victims of one of Britain's worst maritime disasters which took place off the Western Isles.

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  19. More funding for green energy schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 17 | Newsday

    The Scottish government has announced A 4m of extra funding for a scheme which helps Scottish households generate their own green energy.

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  20. First Minister pays tribute to those lost in Iolaire disasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 17 | Stornoway Today

    The First World War commemorations on the Western Isles, led by the Gaelic Arts Agency will be given a funding boost of 10,000, First Minister Alex Salmond announced today The Gaelic Arts Agency will mark the significant contribution the people of the Western Isles made to the First World War through a series of five multi-media exhibitions and a ... (more)

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