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  1. Strange "pancake ice" appears in ScotlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2014 | RedOrbit

    A rare kind of ice formation known as pancake ice has been discovered floating on Scotland's famous River Dee. These peculiar-looking formations, which are very similar to floating frozen lily pads, were spotted on the river this week by Jamie Urquhart, a biologist working with the River Dee Trust .

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  2. Issues that haven't gone away - 1 The Nairn Common Good FundRead the original story

    Dec 20, 2014 | A Gurn from Nurn

    Nairn Common Good Fund and its assets - they belong to Nairn but they are controlled by all 80 members of the Highland Council. They generally do what the four local members want but that process is not guaranteed, however we do now seem to be moving into a period of more effective management.

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  3. December 15: Daily Record breakfast blogRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2014 | The Daily Record

    JOIN us till 9am as we bring you all the latest stories making headlines - as well as all the essential weather and traffic updates on this dark and wintry morning. Good morning and welcome to Monday's Daily Record breakfast blog.

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  4. Wedding: Mr K Booth - " Miss C MakisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2014 | IcChuddersfield

    The bride is the daughter of Brian and Elizabeth Makison, of Bar Croft, Kirkheaton, and the bridegroom is the son of Beryl Booth, of Fort Augustus, Scotland. The best man was Adrian Booth, the bridegroom's brother, and the groomsmen were Andrew Makison, the bride's brother and Nic Dawson, the bridegroom's brother-in-law.

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  5. Enjoy Highland magic on Hogwarts Express lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | Plymouth Evening Herald

    Discover a place of timeless beauty and variety where mountainous landscapes, tranquil lochs that mirror the sky and wooded glens stretch out. This is a Highland experience like no other, going beyond the roads and crowds to witness areas of the Highlands missed by many.

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  6. Why Ian Baraclough can succeed where others failedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2014 | Sunday Herald

    The irony would not have been lost on Ian Baraclough. While yesterday's visit of Ross County constituted a mere watching brief for the Scottish Premiership's newest managerial arrival, there was always going to be a late twist at Fir Park The irony would not have been lost on Ian Baraclough.

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  7. A sea of tears: Author uncovers stories of tragedy and heroism around Scotland's coastlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2014 | The Daily Record

    ROBERT Jeffrey's book, Scotland's Cruel Sea, looks at the tragedies that hit the headlines around the world from Scotland's coastline. Scotland's coastline is one of immense beauty but it is also filled with terrible danger and its cruel sea has claimed thousands of lives down the years.

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  8. Folk community scrubs up for glamorous night at music awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2014 | Sunday Herald

    Inverness last night hosted the glittering highlight of the folk calendar - "glittering" and "folk" being on friendlier conceptual terms than once they were - as the trophies were handed out at the 12th Scots Trad Music Awards. Inverness last night hosted the glittering highlight of the folk calendar - \"glittering\" and \"folk\" being on friendlier conceptual terms than once they were - as the trophies were handed out at the 12th Scots Trad Music Awards.

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  9. Scotland more ready than ever to tackle slings and arrows of winter weatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2014 | Sunday Herald

    The organisation said an enhancement of its winter service linked to improved contracts with road maintenance firms Bear Scotland and Amey means roads and pavements will be treated quicker than before, using around 500 operatives with almost 200 gritters based at 44 depots across Scotland. Transport Scotland said the new contracts include the requirement to treat the roads with salt even more quickly than before, ahead of heavy snow.

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  10. Motherwell 2 Ross County 2: Name gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2014 | Sunday Herald

    Twenty-year-old Tony Dingwall scores for the second time in the match to equalise late on for Ross County Photograph: SNS In Tony Dingwall's case, it isn't so difficult. The Ross County midfielder, a local lad who has become an eponymous hero for this Highland side, put himself on the footballing map with fine strikes with final kick of both halves as Ross County moved themselves off the foot of the SPFL Premiership table for the first time since August.

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  11. Partick win big at InvernessRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2014 | Ananova

    Partick Thistle floored high-flying Inverness with a 4-0 victory and brought their long unbeaten home run to a shuddering halt. Two efforts from Ryan Stevenson and second-half goals from Gary Fraser and Conrad Balatoni gave Thistle their second win over Inverness this season and prevented the Caley Jags from moving level with Premiership leaders Celtic Aberdeen moved level with third-placed Dundee United thanks to two first half goals from Adam Rooney in a 2-0 victory at Tannadice.

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  12. Travel: Sailing through the Caledonian CanalRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2014 | Scotsman.com

    THE Caledonian Canal is not the obvious place to take a pilot cutter, but Richard Byatt enjoys sailing the Great Glen I realised it wasn't quite a "cruise" when I was shown my berth. It required the agility of an Olympic gymnast to climb into and equal skill to avoid trampling my crewmate on the way out.

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  13. Motherwell 2 Ross County 2: Tony Dingwall snatches point for the Staggies as new Well boss watches onRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2014 | The Daily Record

    TONY DINGWALL denied Motherwell a welcome victory for new manager Ian Baraclough when he struck his second goal of the game - and his senior career - in the final seconds at Fir Park. Baraclough was named boss hours before the Fir Park encounter and watched from the stand as two goals in six second-half minutes from John Sutton and Henrik Ojamaa edged Motherwell towards a five-point gap over the bottom side.

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  14. From smallest cinema to the big screen.. grandad would be so proud of ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2014 | The Daily Record

    WINNING actress Carina has revealed how her love of acting began in her film maker grandad Harry's tiny handcrafted movie theatre in Giffnock, Glasgow. IT was as a child in the smallest cinema in Scotland that Carina Birrell realised she wanted to be an actress.

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  15. A softly boiling sea of cloud that stretched to all horizons...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2014 | Donside 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. Ladhar Bheinn is probably the finest hill in the wild and remote quadrant known As The Rough Bounds of Knoydart, to climb it from any of its fine approaches usually means a night at the bothy in Barrisdale Bay; this, in itself, makes for a worthwhile visit.

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  16. Lib Dems Fear Losing 11 Seats At ElectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | Ananova

    Senior Liberal Democrats fear Alex Salmond will capture the Scottish constituency of Gordon from their party at the General Election - and that they will lose 11 seats in total. The estimate is based on secret opinion polling seen by leading figures in Nick Clegg's party and obtained by Sky News.

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  17. Colder than the North Pole! Floods to hit frosty BritainRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | Daily Star

    The wild weather has resulted in dangerous driving conditions, but it hasn't appeared to stop the local residents from enjoying their day off [FAMEFLYNET] Wales will be worst hit, with five flood warnings - the second most severe on the flood scale - for the country. Meanwhile, Britain is now colder than the North Pole with this morning's icy -10C the coldest temperatures since winter 2012-13.

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  18. Climbers urged to stay safe on Scottish hillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | Scotsman.com

    Climbers and hillwalkers are being urged to stay safe on the hills, as the first winter storms continue to cause severe disruption across the country - and as statistics show 25 people died on Scottish mountains in 2012. About 7.2 million outdoor enthusiasts head out each year.

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  19. Big year for Tayside ArtilleryRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | Arbroath Herald

    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. Presentation to Mr Tony Edney for outstanding service to the Royal Artillery Association in Scotland at British Legion Clubrooms, Arbroath.

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  20. Acid crofters Shooglenifty headline the Old Bridge Inn's birthday celebrations.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | The Northern Scot

    ANNIVERSARIES are always a good excuse for a party - especially when the anniversary celebrates half a decade as a musical venue bringing such leading Scottish acts as Admiral Fallow, Idlewild, Frightened Rabbit, Kassidy and Stanley Odd to Aviemore. Which is perhaps why the Old Bridge Inn is marking the occasion with a weekend long party, beginning with DJ led dance nights on Friday and Saturday and finishing with a live night of music from pioneering folk/fusion act Shooglenifty.

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