Martin Briscoe: Three Peaks Yacht Race – first arrivals in Loch Linnhe

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[Update 23.30] The 2014 – and the original – Three Peaks Yacht Race, a marathon combination of yacht racing and fast hill climbing, left Barmouth Continue reading

Niall Iain Macdonald on count down for 3,400 mile single handed NY2SY TransAt row

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It’s hard for the less courageous of us even to imagine what travelling endlessly towards a flat horizon 3,400 miles away is like, Continue reading

BBC ALBA to rebroadcast Nationwide stories – and from Argyll

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Starting this Friday, 7th March, BBC ALBA’s latest inspiration is to rebroadcast fascinating stories of years gone by in a new series Continue reading

Programme with built in obsolescence to replace Newsnight Scotland

The BBC has announced that it is killing off Newsnight Scotland, a Newsnight add-on that has never Continue reading

Upgrading works on West Highland Way to start 18th November

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Work to upgrade sections of the West Highland Way at Loch Lomond is to begin next week – on 18th November – Continue reading

Latest move – and most damaging of all – by an anti-independence faction

Former Labour junior minister at Westminster, Adam Ingram, is a conduit for another ploy Continue reading

Spinning around – join wheels and wheelers doing Bute

Do it. Watch it. The annual spectacular that is Bute’s cycling weekend is on the near horizon Continue reading

Julian Penney: 2013 Oban Sea Kayak Race – news and views

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82 Sea kayakers lined up on Saturday 24th August for the start of the 4th Oban Sea Kayak Race. Continue reading

Argyll’s Secret Coast’s campaign sees crowds flow in to celebrate Fifes and skiffs

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Hundreds of people came from all parts to south west Cowal to welcome the fleet of Fife yachts Continue reading