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Bog snorkelling could become 'Odd Olympics' sport - Powys County Times

Caber Tossing is a highlight of the Highland Games at Inveraray, Argyll and Bute in July. The World Welly Wanging Championship takes place at Upperthong, West Yorkshire, in June and The World Egg Throwing Championship involves competitors gathering to ... Read More...

Search for missing Loch Fyne fishermen resumes - BBC News

A search has resumed for two fishermen missing after their boat capsized in Loch Fyne in Argyll and Bute. The men have been named locally as Przemek Krawczyk and Duncan MacDougall, who both lived in Tarbert. They were on board the 40ft Nancy Glen TT100 ... Read More...

Search For Two Missing Fishermen After Boat Capsizes In Loch Fyne - Forces Network

The casualty told his rescuers that his 40ft fishing boat had capsized and there were two more fishermen in the water, off the Argyll and Bute coast. Tighnabruaich, Arran and Cambeltown RNLI Lifeboats were sent to the sea loch, alongside the HM ...and more » Read More...

Dozens of boats join search for missing fishermen in Loch Fyne - The Times

Up to a dozen fishing boats are taking part in a major search for two missing fishermen. The flotilla has been sweeping Loch Fyne, Argyll and Bute, after a boat capsized yesterday. A third man was pulled from the water by the crew of a passing vessel ... Read More...

Scotland's first caviar farm slammed by Peta - The National

Yesterday its director Elisa Allen said: “Thousands of compassionate people have spoken, and Argyll and Bute Council should heed their concerns for animal welfare, the environment, and the health of the community. “Peta is calling for the proposal to ... Read More...

Vince Cable Urges Government Not To Bail Out Defence Contractor Carillion - Forces Network

The casualty told his rescuers that his 40ft fishing boat had capsized and there were two more fishermen in the water, off the Argyll and Bute coast. Tighnabruaich, Arran and Cambeltown RNLI Lifeboats were sent to the sea loch, alongside the HM ... Read More...

Western Isles MP: 'Take your money out of RBS' - The National

The session heard how a number of local campaigns are under way to save specific sites, with Argyll and Bute MP Brendan O'Hara calling the new closures, which were announced in December, a “scandalous abdication” of the bank's “social responsibility ... Read More...

Missing fishermen named as search operation scaled back - Bromsgrove Advertiser

Two fishermen who went missing after their vessel capsized in a sea loch have been named. Duncan MacDougall and Przemek Krawczyk, who were named locally, were on board the Nancy Glen when it got in to trouble in Loch Fyne. The alarm was raised by a ... Read More...

Fury as RBS shuts last Inveraray bank - Argyllshire Advertiser

Bank figures show that 87 per cent of Inveraray customers already bank in other ways, with just 31 customers visiting the branch per week. Branding the closure programme 'unacceptable', Michael Russell, MSP for Argyll and Bute, commented: 'The closure ... Read More...

Scotland heading for its worst midge season - The Times

Scotland is heading for its worst midge season since records began, with numbers of the biting insects set to be up 40 per cent on last year. The Scottish Midge Forecast warned there could be a record 68 billion insects this summer, more than 13,000 ...and more » Read More...

Hope at last for Inveraray waterfront - Argyllshire Advertiser

During this start-up phase, organisers have had helpful conversations and advice from other local mooring associations. The project has also received support from Argyll and Bute Council. Inspire Inveraray is holding a public meeting to share the ... Read More...

Judy Murray among Scots on honours list - BBC News

(Renfrewshire). Professor Richard Mark LYON Consultant in Emergency Medicine, The Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh. For services to Emergency Healthcare. (Edinburgh). William John Mcleod Reid MACKIE Lately Convenor, Peterhead Port Authority. For services ...and more » Read More...

Body found during search for missing Clarkston man Ian Saunders who failed to return home from work - The Scottish Sun

A body, believed to be Mr Saunders, was recovered from Loch Fyne near Inveraray in Argyll and Bute this afternoon. “Around 12:20pm on Monday 3 July 2017, the body of a man was recovered from Loch Fyne near to Inveraray by members of the Coastguard ... Read More...

It's going to be the worst midge season ever - Metro

Dr Alison Blackwell said the previous record was set in 2014 at a trap in Inveraray, Argyll and Bute. But based on results so far, she is expecting that number to be higher this year. Man asked to leave party jumps out of window and impales groin on ...and more » Read More...

Great Estates: the grand Scottish castle hosting its own Highland games which is a warm family home - Telegraph.co.uk

Inveraray is the most modern of castles – and so is its family. If you're lucky, on a trip there you might even see the Duke of Argyll manning the till in the gift shop. Torquhil Campbell, who is the 13th Duke of Argyll, moved to Inveraray, on the edge ... Read More...