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A fantastic year for Scotland’s seabirds

A fantastic year for Scotland’s seabirds

The Outer Hebridean island Mingulay has had its best seabird season since 2000 according to new figures from the National Trust for Scotland. Scotland’s largest conservation charity has been monitoring seabird populations on Mingulay since it became responsible for the protection of the island. Summer 2017 has been a bumper year for razorbills and guillemots.Continue Reading

A special tribute at Highland war memorial

A special tribute at Highland war memorial

A special service of remembrance is taking place tomorrow (Sunday). The Easter Ross town of Invergordon has an unusual war memorial – one which was built in 1947 by Polish soldiers with stone taken from a local beach to commemorate the Polish Forces lost in war. A Remembrance Service is held there every year, oneContinue Reading

Plans to create unique ‘Made in Dumfries and Galloway’ brand revealed

Plans to create unique ‘Made in Dumfries and Galloway’ brand revealed

A bid to create a Dumfries and Galloway brand is to be discussed next week. At Dumfries and Galloway Council’s Economy, Environment and Infrastructure Committee on Tuesday (November 21), members will hear a proposal from the council’s trading standards Team to develop a Made in Dumfries and Galloway brand which will help promote local businessesContinue Reading

Community can have their say on the future of moor

Community can have their say on the future of moor

People are being urged to have their say on the future of a moor just outside Glasgow. The people of Milngavie are being asked to help shape the future of Barloch Moor. East Dunbartonshire Council has contracted Heritage Environmental Ltd to produce a five year management plan for the local nature conservation site located onContinue Reading

Increase in demand for properties in Ayrshire

Increase in demand for properties in Ayrshire

Buyers from throughout the UK are looking to buy property in Ayrshire. House sales in Burns country continue to show strong growth, with the area being an attractive location for buyers from the whole of the country, according to leading independent property consultancy, Galbraith. The latest figures compiled by Galbraith indicated another strong quarter inContinue Reading