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In Focus

Stromeferry As the main A890 heads north from Lochalsh towards Wester Ross, there's a road sign pointing along a side road descending to the north west. It directs those who want to know that this is the way to Stromeferry, and for the avoidance of any possible doubt the road sign, like its predecessors that have stood here for the four decades we have been travelling this way, appends the words "(No Ferry)" to the placename. There used to be a ferry, but no more. ( More ...)

On This Day

23 September 704: The death of Adomnán of Iona, also known as Saint Adomnán. He was Abbot of Iona, the author of the Life of Columba and the promoter of the hugely influential Law of Adomnán.

23 September 1779: The Battle of Flamborough Head takes place off Yorkshire between ships of the American Continental Navy commanded by John Paul Jones and Royal Navy ships protecting a merchant convoy.

24 September 1332: Edward Balliol is crowned King of Scots at Scone. This leaves Scotland with two kings: Edward Balliol and David II.

Header Slides

Today's header slides are of the beautiful beach at Calgary Bay, in the north west of the Isle of Mull; and a view from the south of the splendid Glamis Castle in Angus, one of the most visually pleasing castles in Scotland.

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