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Header Slides

Today's header slides are of the superb Scott's View in the Scottish Borders, a favourite view of literary superstar Sir Walter Scott; and of Bowmore Distillery, located in the centre of village of Bowmore on Islay.

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In Focus

Arbroath Signal Tower Museum The Arbroath Signal Tower Museum stands on the south side of the entrance to Arbroath harbour. The Signal Tower is an attractive landmark and interesting building in its own right. It serves as an excellent museum celebrating the maritime heritage of Arbroath and its fishing, as well as at lighthouses and, in particular, at the Bell Rock Lighthouse. The Signal Tower was built in 1813 to serve as the shore station for the Bell Rock Lighthouse. ( More ...)

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On This Day

21 May 1424: James I is crowned at Scone.

21 May 1650: The execution in Edinburgh of James Graham, 1st Marquess of Montrose, the influential Civil War military leader.

21 May 1872: The death in Bunessan on Mull of the Gaelic poet Mary Macdonald.

22 May 1242: The Church of St Michael of Linlithgow is reconsecrated by the Bishop of St Andrews.

Featured Book

Book Cover Thunder Bay by Douglas Skelton (7 March 2019). When reporter Rebecca Connolly is told of Roddie Drummond's return to the island of Stoirm she senses a story. Fifteen years before he was charged with the murder of his lover, Mhairi. When he was found Not Proven, Roddie left the island and only his sister knew where he was or what he was doing. Now he has returned for his mother's funeral - and it will spark an explosion of hatred, bitterness and violence. Defying her editor's wishes, Rebecca is determined to discover the secrets surrounding Mhairi's death.
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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