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Good feedback for 'Whisky Galore' at Cannes Festival
Plans to remake one of Scotland’s finest films, ‘Whisky Galore’ came a step closer when it received much back-patting from those who attended the Cannes Film Festival.
A leading French film
Thursday, July 27, 2014

The George is an old hotel with lots of character.
Famous land mark hotel in Edinburgh is undergoing renovations using some local and English based companies. Some of the more well know building companies that do similar restoration work include Kenwood Plc,  Kingston Building Contractors and Stonewest. Plans to develop further Edinburg properties are underway.
Thursday, June 12, 2014

Glasgow Highlanders and Islanders together...
In the beautiful surroundings of the Banqueting Hall within the City Chambers, Glasgow, the Highlanders Institute friends and supporters met for a fund raising event.
The hall was filled to
Thursday, May 27, 2014

Midges had better look out this summer
There has been huge demand over the past year, for the MidgeMaster — a revolutionary machine that controls midges.
So, anyone hoping to enjoy a midge-free summer will have to move fast to get
Thursday, May 27, 2014

Rejoicing as first dedicated Gaelic secondary is to be set up in Glasgow
The first ever dedicated Gaelic secondary school is to be established in Glasgow, it was announced on Friday.
Speaking at the first national conference of Bord na Gaidhlig in Nairn, Education
Thursday, May 27, 2014

Looking ahead to the Mod... in 2016!
With planning for the Royal National Mod 2014 in October at an advanced stage, An Comunn Gaidhealach, organisers of Scotland’s premier festival of Gaelic language, arts and culture, are looking ahead
Thursday, May 27, 2014

Cancer fears - Uist seeks reassurances
Radiation levels at the MoD Hebrides Range are currently being tested in an effort to allay the community’s concern over health fears.
Those in charge of the radiological survey are confident
Thursday, May 27, 2014

Nicholson is one of SNPs hopes for Euro election
It has been confirmed that Alasdair Nicholson, the Stornoway-based Chief Executive of Voluntary Action Lewis, is one of the Scottish National Party’s candidates in the European Election, which is to
Thursday, May 20, 2014

Lowresponse for energy survey
Although a questionnaire concerning wind energy development in the Western Isles was sent to almost 12,000 residences in the islands, only 9.8 per cent responded.
The findings are revealed this
Thursday, May 20, 2014

Glasgow islanders rocked by West End explosion
A young island woman living in Glasgow frantically raced home from work on Tuesday, after discovering that the horrific explosion which rocked the city had occurred directly opposite her
Thursday, May 13, 2014

FSB hits out at confidence in planned operator for Arnish
Despite meeting top island politicians, the Federation of Small Businesses remain unconvinced that Cambrian Engineering Ltd is the most appropriate company to take over the lease of the Arnish
Thursday, May 13, 2014

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