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New Avengers Movie Hits Edinburgh
The centre of Edinburgh will provide the backdrop for scenes in the next Avengers film. See New Avengers Movie Hits Edinburgh
Fettercairn Jewel Brings a Sparkling Price
Fettercairn Jewel, an enameled gold pendant locket set made around 1580 has been bought at auction by National Museums Scotland for more than £200,000. See: Fettercairn Jewel Brings a Sparkling Price
Clydesdale Bank Customers Stranded on Bute?
Clydesdale Bank has Announced it is Planning to Close its only branch on Bute. See Clydesdale Bank Customers Stranded on Bute?.
Chance to Observe Black Grouse Spring Display
The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds is running viewing events near Schiehallion to offer people the chance to see Black Grouse males displaying to impress the female grouse prior to mating. See: Chance to Observe Black Grouse Spring Display
Young Entrepreneur Taking a Pop at Unhealthy Snacks
A young entrepreneur has developed her own healthy snack alternative to popcorn using sorghum. See: Young Entrepreneur Taking a Pop at Unhealthy Snacks
The Chimney Map - Near Miss for Historic Document
A rare 17th century Dutch map found after the restoration of a property in Aberdeenshire has been restored by conservationists at the National Library of Scotland. See: The Chimney Map - Near Miss for Historic Document
Golden Eagles Lift £1.3 million
A project to expand the number of golden eagles in the South of Scotland has been awarded £1.3 million by the Heritage Lottery Fund. See: Golden Eagles Lift £1.3 million
Loch Tay Pleasure Boat Trips restarting after 70 Year Gap
Boat Trips on the beautiful Loch Tay are to begin again after a gap of 70 years . See: Loch Tay Pleasure Boat Trips restarting after 70 Year Gap
Alexander Greek Thomson
The BBC is televising a documentary - "Greek Thomson: Glasgow's Master Builder" See: Alexander Greek Thomson
Loch Garten Ospreys
A successful breeding pair of ospreys at Loch Garten wildlife reserve have returned from spending the winter in West Africa and have commenced their 9th breeding season. Loch Garten Ospreys
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