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Open swimming tryout event to take place - The Dumbarton and Vale of Leven Reporter

Mon, 2017-07-31 15:15

The Dumbarton and Vale of Leven Reporter

Open swimming tryout event to take place
The Dumbarton and Vale of Leven Reporter
Hardy swimmers are being given the chance to try out the open water for the first time this weekend thanks to a swimming festival event being run at Loch Lomond. The 'come and try' coached sessions offered by Scottish Swimming offer both adult and ...

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Open swimming tryout event to take place - The Dumbarton and Vale of Leven Reporter

Mon, 2017-07-31 15:15

Open swimming tryout event to take place
The Dumbarton and Vale of Leven Reporter
Hardy swimmers are being given the chance to try out the open water for the first time this weekend thanks to a swimming festival event being run at Loch Lomond. The 'come and try' coached sessions offered by Scottish Swimming offer both adult and ...

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Loch Lomond Shores celebrates five-star status - Helensburgh Advertiser

Mon, 2017-07-31 09:48

Helensburgh Advertiser

Loch Lomond Shores celebrates five-star status
Helensburgh Advertiser
Visit Scotland notified the loch side attraction that the retail and outdoor leisure complex was awarded the accolade. The award comes at a time when the visitor attraction is set to go through new developments, with Clare Gemmell, the general manager ...
Shores receives award after management changeThe Dumbarton and Vale of Leven Reporter

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Animal charity pleads for ban of hare culling - The National

Mon, 2017-07-31 00:03

The National

Animal charity pleads for ban of hare culling
The National
Animal charity OneKind wants the Scottish Government to bring in a moratorium ahead of annual culls set to begin tomorrow. Landowners say the practice, which begins each August and runs until the end of ... The points also include “complete protection ...

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Dunkirk: Blockbuster breathes new life into forgotten ship - STV News

Sat, 2017-07-29 07:57

STV News

Dunkirk: Blockbuster breathes new life into forgotten ship
STV News
The discovery of her heroic past led owner John Sweeney, who operated cruise liners on the loch, to invite Dunkirk veterans to travel on her each year on the anniversary of Operation Dynamo. The men would travel along the water and hold a small ...

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IN PICTURES: Police open day attracts big crowds - Helensburgh Advertiser

Fri, 2017-07-28 07:54

Helensburgh Advertiser

IN PICTURES: Police open day attracts big crowds
Helensburgh Advertiser
Supporting the event was the MOD Marine Unit, Scottish Fire and Rescue, ScotsERVS NHS Motorbikes, the Loch Lomond Park Rangers, the Royal National Lifeboat Institution and Loch Lomond Rescue Team. In addition members of Y-Sort-It Bus were in ...

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Loch Lomond red squirrel project receives funding boost - Helensburgh Advertiser

Fri, 2017-07-28 07:38

Helensburgh Advertiser

Loch Lomond red squirrel project receives funding boost
Helensburgh Advertiser
A PROJECT showcasing red squirrels and their fight for survival in the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park has received a funding boost. Friends of Loch Lomond and The Trossachs made a financial contribution towards the joint initiative with ...

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University lecturer battles elements to become first to swim Scotland's longest loch - Scottish Daily Record

Fri, 2017-07-28 06:01

Scottish Daily Record

University lecturer battles elements to become first to swim Scotland's longest loch
Scottish Daily Record
I swam the English Channel in 2014 and I've swam Loch Lomond and Irish Sea. “This was the most challenging one I have done just because of the conditions. It was very windy and at times it felt like I was a puppet on a string.” Phia, who has worked at ...

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Muntacs spread north but there's no welcome in the Scottish hills - The Times

Fri, 2017-07-28 00:58

Muntacs spread north but there's no welcome in the Scottish hills
The Times
Almost 80 years after the first muntjac deer escaped from Whipsnade Zoo in Bedfordshire the so-called Asbo bambis have spread as far north as Loch Lomond. The deer, which are only 50cm (20 in) tall at the shoulder, have a reputation for destroying ...

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Muntacs spread north but there's no welcome in the Scottish hills - The Times

Fri, 2017-07-28 00:58

The Times

Muntacs spread north but there's no welcome in the Scottish hills
The Times
Almost 80 years after the first muntjac deer escaped from Whipsnade Zoo in Bedfordshire the so-called Asbo bambis have spread as far north as Loch Lomond. The deer, which are only 50cm (20 in) tall at the shoulder, have a reputation for destroying ...

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Police open day was an arresting experience (From Dumbarton and ... - The Dumbarton and Vale of Leven Reporter

Thu, 2017-07-27 15:01

Police open day was an arresting experience (From Dumbarton and ...
The Dumbarton and Vale of Leven Reporter
SCORES of children and their parents felt the long arm of the law during a police event in Dumbarton.

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Keen walkers urged to spend time on John Muir route - The Dumbarton and Vale of Leven Reporter

Thu, 2017-07-27 09:14

Keen walkers urged to spend time on John Muir route
The Dumbarton and Vale of Leven Reporter
The route passes through some of Scotland's most scenic views on its route from Helensburgh in the west to Dunbar in the east, including castles, historic towns and villages, as well as encompassing the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park.

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Loch Lomond rescue boat helps stricken kayakers - Helensburgh Advertiser

Thu, 2017-07-27 09:03

Loch Lomond rescue boat helps stricken kayakers
Helensburgh Advertiser
THE Loch Lomond Rescue Boat was called out on Saturday afternoon after receiving a report of a man who fell from his kayak into the loch. The rescue boat headed to a location between Inchcailloch island and Balmaha after crew members were paged at ...

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Funding opened for arts groups ahead of Festival event for 2018 European Championships - Glasgow Evening Times

Wed, 2017-07-26 05:07

Glasgow Evening Times

Funding opened for arts groups ahead of Festival event for 2018 European Championships
Glasgow Evening Times
More than 3,000 of the best athletes on the continent will compete in 12 venues across Scotland including Glasgow, Edinburgh, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs, North Lanarkshire and Perth & Kinross. The Festival 2018 Fund aims to deliver a programme of ...

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Call for action to protect Scotland's endangered capercaillie birds - The Guardian

Wed, 2017-07-26 00:01

The Guardian

Call for action to protect Scotland's endangered capercaillie birds
The Guardian
It is believed to have wholly disappeared from the islands where it once lived on Loch Lomond, and its numbers are shrinking fast in Deeside and Perthshire, raising questions about the overall conservation effort to protect it. Ornithologists blame ...

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Hollywood star enjoys trip to Loch Lomond - Glasgow Live

Tue, 2017-07-25 15:24

Glasgow Live

Hollywood star enjoys trip to Loch Lomond
Glasgow Live
... the banks of Loch Lomond - not to mention soaking up some very rare summer sunshine. TV and film sensation, Missi Pyle has been active on her Instagram account over the past few days - posting pictures from the tourist hot spot and sending Scottish ...

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Scottish swimmer Mark Deans wins Manhattan Marathon Swim in record time - Herald Scotland

Tue, 2017-07-25 00:06

Scottish swimmer Mark Deans wins Manhattan Marathon Swim in record time
Herald Scotland
TRAINING in water temperatures as low as four degrees in Loch Lomond helped set up a Scots swimmer with one of the races of his life. The Glasgow swimmer used his prep in arduous conditions here in Scotland to win the 28.5-mile swim round Manhattan ...

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Scots kids warned about dangerous 'tombstoning' craze as youngsters are spotted hurling themselves off cliffs into water - The Scottish Sun

Sat, 2017-07-22 15:46

The Scottish Sun

Scots kids warned about dangerous 'tombstoning' craze as youngsters are spotted hurling themselves off cliffs into water
The Scottish Sun
SCOTS kids are being warned about the dangers of playing around the water during the summer holidays and the dangerous “tombstoning” craze. The stunt which sees participants jump head-first into water from height has been branded “dangerous” by the ...

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Scottish singing group to compete in Pitch Battle final - Glasgow Evening Times

Sat, 2017-07-22 13:20

Glasgow Evening Times

Scottish singing group to compete in Pitch Battle final
Glasgow Evening Times
Scot Soul, a vocal harmony quintet from Loch Lomond, will face off against Tring Park 16, a chamber choir from Hertfordshire; The Portsmouth University Gospel Choir; Leeds Contemporary Singers; All The King's Men, an all-male a cappella group from ...

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Scottish singing group to compete in Pitch Battle final - Herald Scotland

Sat, 2017-07-22 13:15

Scottish singing group to compete in Pitch Battle final
Herald Scotland
Scot Soul, a vocal harmony quintet from Loch Lomond, will face off against Tring Park 16, a chamber choir from Hertfordshire; The Portsmouth University Gospel Choir; Leeds Contemporary Singers; All The King's Men, an all-male a cappella group from ...

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Loch Lomond

Overcast
  • Overcast
  • Temperature: 18 °C
  • Wind: Variable, 4.6 mph
  • Pressure: 1019 hPa
  • Rel. Humidity: 77 %
  • Visibility: 6.2 mi
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