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The Bay of Skaill Orkney, Photo by OrkneyNewsLtd

Climate Change in Orkney: Power of – and from – the Sea

The islands of Orkney are home to some of the finest archaeological sites in the ...

By Fiona Grahame, Orkney News

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Trash to treasure - eco warriors

Trash to Treasure Eco-Warriors

Armed with bin bags and litter pickers, a group of young people with additional support ...

By Caroline Finn

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Upgrade works at Kennacraig have contributed considerable disruption to Islay’s lifeline ferry service.

Ferry delays causes issues for Islay businesses and residents

MV Glen Sannox, the first of the two ferries under construction in Ferguson’s Yard on ...

By Ileach

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Arrochar is seen as a particular blackspot for litter

Shocking increase in plastic litter on beaches revealed

The amount of plastic litter found on beaches in Argyll and Bute has almost trebled ...

By The Lochside Press

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Provost ‘horrified’ by Argyll and Bute Council’s poor road maintenance

Long-awaited flood prevention works in Kilcreggan now look set to be finished two months late, ...

By Julian Calvert, Lochside Press

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A view of the Viking wind farm from the Vidlin junction at the weekend. Photo: Shetland News

Viking Energy bond well worth waiting for says Shetland council chief executive

THE LONG-awaited and overdue financial bond for the Viking Energy wind farm has finally been ...

By Hans J Marter, Shetland News

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Hogwatch Dumbarton: providing lifesaving care for hedgehogs

Hedgehog numbers in the UK have dropped from an estimated 30 million in 1950 to ...

By Katie Kennedy

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Faslane on the Gareloch, seen from the Peaton Hill

The Secret Seven – a few things that public servants in Argyll and Bute kept private in 2023

The start of year is always a time for lists, so as 2024 begins, we’re ...

By The Lochside Press

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Shetland enters space age as SaxaVord gains ‘historic’ licence

SAXAVORD has become the UK’s first licensed spaceport for vertical rocket launches into orbit. The ...

By Hans J Marter

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Campaign to reopen Edinburgh’s Radical Road

Campaigners have begun an urgent petition calling on Historic Environment Scotland (HES) to reopen Edinburgh’s ...

By The Edinburgh Reporter

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Burning Stove

Campaigning for Fairer Energy Prices for Households in Orkney and Shetland

In Scotland, 82,000 rural households (19%) rely on electric heating and 170,000 rural households (40%) ...
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Buses on hope street Glasgow

Review underway in Glasgow to see if full people-friendly ‘avenues’ can be delivered

A review is being carried out into the affordability of the full people-friendly scheme, which ...

By reGlasgow

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