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Header Slides

Today's header slides are a view of cottages and sea at Blairmore near Kinlochbervie on Sutherland's west coast; and Duffus Castle, not far from Lossiemouth in Moray, and originally built some time before 1150.

Clickable Map of Scotland

Clickable Map of Scotland

In Focus

Renfrew Ferry The Renfrew to Yoker ferry provides a passenger-only ferry service across the 200m wide River Clyde between Renfrew on the south bank and Yoker on the north bank. Since April 2010 the service has been operated by Clyde Link. Ferries have been crossing the Clyde for millennia. Opinions differ about the history of this route, though by some accounts there was a ferry operating a little downstream of the current crossing as early as 1614. ( More ...)


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On This Day

1 December 1787: Scotland's first lighthouse lights up at Kinnaird Head, Fraserburgh. It is built by Thomas Smith and Robert Stevenson.

1 December 1960: The death in Glasgow of Ethel McDonald, an anarchist best known for her propaganda broadcasts on Barcelona radio during the Spanish Civil War.

2 December 1837: The birth in Edinburgh of Joseph Bell, the lecturer in medicine whose deductive approach to diagnosis inspired Arthur Conan Doyle's character Sherlock Holmes.

Featured Book

Book Cover The High Road by Ken Lussey (15 September 2023). A fast-paced thriller set mainly in central Scotland and the far north-west. Callum Anderson is in Scotland to scatter his father’s ashes when he’s asked by a cousin to look for her missing sister, Alexandra. With his life in London in tatters and suspended from duty by the Metropolitan Police, why not? It soon becomes clear that Alex is on the run from someone who sees Callum as a means of finding her and adding to a trail of bodies across two countries. Can Callum find Alex before his own hunter finds him?
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Scottish Resources

English Borders Index South Central Index Edinburgh Index Fife Index West Central Index Argyll Index Glasgow & Stirling Index Western Isles Index Western Isles Index West Highlands Index Argyll Index East Lothian Index Angus Index West Central Index South-West Index North Central Index Aberdeenshire Index Sutherland Index Caithness Index Orkney Index Shetland Index