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Europe’s only fully licenced vertical launch spaceport declared open

WESTERN Europe’s first fully licensed vertical launch spaceport is officially ready for take-off after it ...

By Hans J Marter, Shetland News

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Kelvingrove Museum – the Pittenweem Connection

On a recent visit to Glasgow’s Kelvingrove Museum and Art Gallery, the word ‘Pittenweem’ on ...

By the Pittenweem Post

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Book news you need to know – from the rise of queer African literature to the PEN America controversy

Stay Ahead In The World Of Literature And Publishing With Insights From Our Literature Editor. ...

By Laura Rodríguez-Davis, Migrant Women Press

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From the ashes – Port Ellen Distillery re-opens

The Ileach Port Ellen Distillery was originally established as a malt mill in 1825, before ...
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Rani of Jhansi by Ramu and Shubho Karmakar | Photo by Miriam Ali for Greater Govanhill

City of Empire: New exhibition unveils Glasgow’s colonial legacy 

City of Empire, a new permanent exhibition at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum unpacks Glasgow’s ...

By Samar Jamal, Greater Govanhill

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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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The jarl squad marching up Commercial Road in Lerwick for Up Helly Aa | Photo from Shetland News

A historic Up Helly Aa in Lerwick as women join the jarl squad

After a long wait to become guizer jarl of Lerwick’s Up Helly Aa, local Richard ...

By Chris Cope, Shetland News

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Craigeven Bay – where the line of the Highland Boundary Fault is most easily seen | Photo by The Bellman

Fossil find off Cowie (re)confirmed as oldest air-breathing creature

Scientists have refuted a recent challenge to the age of the sedimentary rocks off Cowie ...

By The Bellman

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Under The Leaves bookstore, Forres

Book-mad couple end seven-year itch to open shop on Forres High Street

A local couple who met while studying English Literature have a started a new chapter ...

By Marc Hindley, Forres Local

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A panel of The Spirit of the Highlands and Islands Tapestry with stitchers in Islay

Stitching the Spirit of the Highlands and Islands

Some of the beauties and spirit of Islay and Jura have been captured for posterity ...

By Carolyn Ferguson, The Illeach

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Football for Palestine

On Saturday, the 25th of November, Petershill Park in Springburn will see eight women and ...

By Zara Grew, Migrant Women Press

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Black and white pic of the Ness FC league champions team, 1984

The Key to New Changing Facilities at Ness Football Club

The view from the fios office is panoramic and encompasses machair, the North Atlantic, and ...

By Netty Sopata, Fios

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