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Police to tackle 'long-staying' layby layabouts at Loch Lomond - Herald Scotland

Tue, 2017-06-27 16:48

Herald Scotland

Police to tackle 'long-staying' layby layabouts at Loch Lomond
Herald Scotland
ROAD traffic laws are to be used to stop people with motorhomes and caravans taking over laybys around Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park. Park bosses want to see an end to people camping for days on end in laybys, stopping other drivers ...
Lomond national park boss: visitors 'react positively' to new camping bylawsGrough

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Tribute to Dumbarton painter who lived the artistic dream - Scottish Daily Record

Tue, 2017-06-27 16:17

Scottish Daily Record

Tribute to Dumbarton painter who lived the artistic dream
Scottish Daily Record
John had served with the armed forces in Italy and delayed his return to Scotland to experience as many of London's cultural delights as possible. He was an opera aficionado and the couple enjoyed their first date listening to a ... There is also a ...

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Caravan camping in laybys banned at Loch Lomond (From ... - Herald Scotland

Tue, 2017-06-27 13:17

Herald Scotland

Caravan camping in laybys banned at Loch Lomond (From ...
Herald Scotland
ROAD traffic laws are to be used to stop people with motorhomes and caravans camping in laybys around Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park.

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The day terror came to Scotland - the Glasgow Airport attack 10 year on - Scottish Daily Record

Tue, 2017-06-27 06:01

Scottish Daily Record

The day terror came to Scotland - the Glasgow Airport attack 10 year on
Scottish Daily Record
Global terrorism arrived in Scotland 10 years ago this week – and good fortune alone prevented carnage on an unimaginable scale. Iraqi doctor Bilal Abdulla, 27, and Indian engineer Kafeel Ahmed, 28, were unlikely extremists. But inspired by al-Qaeda ...

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Artist who made a big impression on town - The Dumbarton and Vale of Leven Reporter

Mon, 2017-06-26 16:58

The Dumbarton and Vale of Leven Reporter

Artist who made a big impression on town
The Dumbarton and Vale of Leven Reporter
“Perhaps, more importantly, the Loch Lomond vistas were a constant inspiration, as were the paths, trees, walls and flowers at her home and the nearby Overtoun Estate. “The output became prolific and Joyce's paintings hang in many Scottish homes and in ...

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Carry on Glamping: Strathfillan Wigwam Village near Tyndrum offers a cosy, quirky stay - The Sunday Post

Mon, 2017-06-26 00:13

The Sunday Post

Carry on Glamping: Strathfillan Wigwam Village near Tyndrum offers a cosy, quirky stay
The Sunday Post
No surprise if you're on the Arapaho trail in America's Rocky Mountain National Park – but we haven't left Scotland and are in the Loch Lomond and Trossachs equivalent! We wonder if Rena is joking but soon learn that shark, kudo, zebra and wildebeest ...

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Brave mum joins forces with Daily Record to launch charity appeal to help families after son beats cancer - Scottish Daily Record

Sat, 2017-06-24 06:01

Scottish Daily Record

Brave mum joins forces with Daily Record to launch charity appeal to help families after son beats cancer
Scottish Daily Record
And £50,000 raised in his name will now be used to help other children in Scotland receive the life-saving treatment he did, through our Schiehallion Appeal with Glasgow Children's Hospital Charity. The birth in 2013 of twins Arran and Gray, now four ...

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Hotels and houses to be built in Loch Lomond national park - The Times (subscription)

Sat, 2017-06-24 00:00

The Times (subscription)

Hotels and houses to be built in Loch Lomond national park
The Times (subscription)
In an attempt to reverse the trend, Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park has earmarked land to build, over the next ten years, three hotels (including four-star accommodation in Callander), a resort in an old torpedo testing site at Arrochar and ...

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North must wait for upgrades on notorious road, says Transport Minister - Press and Journal

Fri, 2017-06-23 23:57

Press and Journal

North must wait for upgrades on notorious road, says Transport Minister
Press and Journal
Scotland's Transport Minister last night promised to tackle the problems on one of the most notorious roads in the Highlands – but warned that progress would not “happen overnight”. Speaking at a transport summit in Crianlarich, Humza Yousaf unveiled ...

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Balloch swimming star Ross Murdoch is ambassador for 2018 European Championships - Scottish Daily Record

Fri, 2017-06-23 10:55

Scottish Daily Record

Balloch swimming star Ross Murdoch is ambassador for 2018 European Championships
Scottish Daily Record
He said: “We are immensely proud to have been chosen to host the open water swimming event at Loch Lomond next year as part of the first ever European Championships. “It's also great that local Balloch swimmer Ross Murdoch has become one of the first ...

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Travel: Family trip uncovers beautiful countryside of Scotland - The Northern Echo (registration)

Fri, 2017-06-23 10:22

The Northern Echo (registration)

Travel: Family trip uncovers beautiful countryside of Scotland
The Northern Echo (registration)
First stop was a visit to Loch Lomond and, more specifically, to the Sea Life Aquarium. Even at such a young age, our son loved it, as did his parents, avid fans of Pixar pals Nemo and Dory. Then, despite the drizzly day, we took the opportunity to ...

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Parliamentary sketch: MSPs talk national parks - Holyrood.com

Fri, 2017-06-23 08:11

Holyrood.com

Parliamentary sketch: MSPs talk national parks
Holyrood.com
There's no sense in asking why, he just really loves them, and to be honest there's no point reading beyond that point if you can't accept that. The man is basically the Yogi Bear of the Scottish Parliament. But Galloway does not have a national park ...

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Loch Lomond tourist road to be widened after tunnel rejected - The Scotsman

Fri, 2017-06-23 06:02

The Scotsman

Loch Lomond tourist road to be widened after tunnel rejected
The Scotsman
“Two-plus-one lanes, separated only by white lines, have had mixed success in Scotland but when a physical barrier is present, as in Sweden, they have been very effective. It's a pity Transport Scotland seems unwilling to at least try some more ...

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Leader comment: Loch upgrade a boon for all - The Scotsman

Fri, 2017-06-23 06:02

The Scotsman

Leader comment: Loch upgrade a boon for all
The Scotsman
The stretch of the A82 which hugs the western banks of Loch Lomond as it snakes north towards Crianlarich is one of Scotland's most scenic routes. It is a shame, however, that so few drivers get the chance to truly savour it, given they must watch the ...

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Loch Lomond tourist route to be widened - The Scotsman - The Scotsman

Fri, 2017-06-23 06:02

The Scotsman

Loch Lomond tourist route to be widened - The Scotsman
The Scotsman
A notoriously twisty stretch of the main road beside Loch Lomond popular with tourists is to be widened to speed up journeys and improve safety.

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Scotland's food and drink sector still enjoying life at the top table despite Brexit - insider.co.uk

Thu, 2017-06-22 15:28

Scotland's food and drink sector still enjoying life at the top table despite Brexit
insider.co.uk
If you want to make a weekend of it, Scotland is your oyster. Loch Lomond Food and Drink Festival attracts 30,000 people over two days; North Hop tours Scotland, showcasing quirky, off-the-beaten track purveyors of food and drink, and the Gin Festival ...

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Gullane will host Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open for second time next summer - The Scottish Sun

Thu, 2017-06-22 13:54

The Scottish Sun

Gullane will host Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open for second time next summer
The Scottish Sun
The popular tournament has previously been hosted at St Andrews, Gleneagles, Carnoustie, Loch Lomond, Castle Stuart and Royal Aberdeen. And Gullane will provide an ideal links test ahead of The Open, which will take place at Ireland's Royal Portrush ...

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Trains boost prosperity in Scotland's towns - The Scotsman

Thu, 2017-06-22 13:36

The Scotsman

Trains boost prosperity in Scotland's towns
The Scotsman
And there are plans in the pipeline for further station developments which will have a positive impact on Scotland's towns. Considering the opportunities at Balloch station for making Loch Lomond more accessible to tourists is just one of the projects ...

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Coatbridge pensioner who emigrated to Canada 55 years ago returns home 'one last time' - Scottish Daily Record

Thu, 2017-06-22 11:50

Scottish Daily Record

Coatbridge pensioner who emigrated to Canada 55 years ago returns home 'one last time'
Scottish Daily Record
Visit Edinburgh Castle, view the Forth Bridges, look out over Loch Lomond and of course, buy an Advertiser – the main must-dos for a Coatbridge man's first holiday home after emigrating to Canada 55 years ago. JFK was in the White House and Beatlemania ...

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Louise Macdonald: Young people important to future of national parks - The Scotsman

Thu, 2017-06-22 07:06

Louise Macdonald: Young people important to future of national parks
The Scotsman
With its amazing landscapes, wildlife, and recreational opportunities, rural Scotland is a fantastic place for young people to grow up. However, we also have to accept it is not without its challenges as young people move into adulthood. ... It's great ...

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Loch Lomond

Overcast, light rain
  • Overcast, light rain
  • Temperature: 12 °C
  • Wind: East-Northeast, 13.8 mph
  • Pressure: 1005 hPa
  • Rel. Humidity: 94 %
  • Visibility: 6.2 mi
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