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Warning issued for summer holidays over water dangers after tragedies - Herald Scotland

Mon, 2017-07-17 17:14

Herald Scotland

Warning issued for summer holidays over water dangers after tragedies
Herald Scotland
A young man's body was also recovered from Loch Lomond after he got into difficulty in the water last Wednesday. Michael Avril, RNLI community incident reduction manager, said: "Thirty people lost their lives around the coast of Scotland in 2016, with ...

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Forests, moors, peat bogs: A week of walking in Scotland - Daily Mail

Mon, 2017-07-17 15:41

Forests, moors, peat bogs: A week of walking in Scotland
Daily Mail
It's pouring rain through moors and forests, then up and steeply down Conic Hill on the boundary fault separating lowland Scotland from the highlands. In good weather it has glorious views of Loch Lomond (loch means lake). We lunch in Balmaha, a ...

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In pictures: Thousands turn out to support Loch Lomond Highland Games in Balloch - Glasgow Evening Times

Mon, 2017-07-17 13:50

Glasgow Evening Times

In pictures: Thousands turn out to support Loch Lomond Highland Games in Balloch
Glasgow Evening Times
"The Loch Lomond Highland Games has always been a great family day out offering something for everyone to enjoy. I am proud of our Scottish heritage and the Games are a great way for tourists and visitors to get a true taste of Scotland. Well done to ...

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Ian Poulter battles the elements to share Scottish Open lead - The Scotsman

Sat, 2017-07-15 20:00

The Scotsman

Ian Poulter battles the elements to share Scottish Open lead
The Scotsman
Poulter, who missed the cut in his last two Scottish Open appearances but also recorded a couple of top-tens when the event was staged at Loch Lomond, has enjoyed a real resurgence when, after fearing that he'd lost his PGA Tour playing rights, he was ...

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Caroline smashes her £1k fundraising target and swims across Loch Lomond - Border Telegraph

Fri, 2017-07-14 16:55

Border Telegraph

Caroline smashes her £1k fundraising target and swims across Loch Lomond
Border Telegraph
A PEEBLES High school assistant made a splash for charity by swimming the entire length of Loch Lomond. As reported on the ... The weather was quite brutal for the first four hours, not quite as expected but typical Scottish weather. I wasn't exhausted ...

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Picture special: Family fun at Loch Lomond Rescue Boat open day - Scottish Daily Record

Fri, 2017-07-14 12:07

Scottish Daily Record

Picture special: Family fun at Loch Lomond Rescue Boat open day
Scottish Daily Record
Families got the chance to have a close-up look at Loch Lomond Rescue Boat during its popular open day over the weekend. Fun lovers of all ages were invited to the event at Loch Lomond Shores on Saturday and enjoyed a hands-on experience.

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8am Round-Up: More than 10000 attend Scottish Open on day one - The Scotsman

Fri, 2017-07-14 08:05

The Scotsman

8am Round-Up: More than 10000 attend Scottish Open on day one
The Scotsman
In 2009 at Loch Lomond, where the event proved hugely popular, the attendance was as high as 85,921. The second reason is that, with the Irish Open having moved to the slot before its Scottish equivalent, the figures in those two events are going to be ...
Alex Noren defends Scottish Open at DundonaldGolf Monthly
Adam Scott looks to draw on happy memories in Scottish OpenGlasgow Evening Times
Scottish Open Preview | Getting ready for the majorFanRag Sports (blog)
Yahoo Sports -Golf Australia
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Get that summer glow for FREE with Benefit as they bring the Hoola Ice Cream Van to Loch Lomond - The Scottish Sun

Fri, 2017-07-14 06:25

The Scottish Sun

Get that summer glow for FREE with Benefit as they bring the Hoola Ice Cream Van to Loch Lomond
The Scottish Sun
BENEFIT cosmetics are bringing their brand new Hoola Ice Cream Van to Scotland this weekend – and you can get your glow on for FREE. The beauty brand are hitting towns across the UK and will pitch up at Loch Lomond on Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 ...

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Five people lose their lives in Scottish waters in the space of just three days - Scottish Daily Record

Fri, 2017-07-14 06:01

Scottish Daily Record

Five people lose their lives in Scottish waters in the space of just three days
Scottish Daily Record
It comes after the deaths of a 41-year-old following an incident at Macduff harbour, Aberdeenshire, a 20-year-old lad in Loch Lomond, a fisherman in Dumfries and Galloway and another male who was pulled from Water of Leith in Edinburgh. In the Bruar ...

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Gallacher and Ramsay keep Scottish momentum rolling at Dundonald - The Courier

Thu, 2017-07-13 22:57

Gallacher and Ramsay keep Scottish momentum rolling at Dundonald
The Courier
Gallacher has finished strongly in his home Open before – 63s at Royal Aberdeen in 2014 and once at Loch Lomond when the tournament was there – and he knows Dundonald as much as anyone in the field. “I've played here a lot,” he added. “Any time ...

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Adam Scott hopes rare Scottish Open outing can prepare him for Claret Jug success - Press and Journal

Thu, 2017-07-13 22:15

Press and Journal

Adam Scott hopes rare Scottish Open outing can prepare him for Claret Jug success
Press and Journal
“I started up north and played Royal Aberdeen and then St Andrews, Carnoustie, Gleneagles, a tournament at Loch Lomond, Western Gailes, Turnberry, Troon and Prestwick. “I instantly enjoyed the challenge of something I had never really seen before.
Adam Scott looks to draw on happy memories in Scottish OpenGlasgow Evening Times
Alex Noren defends Scottish Open at DundonaldGolf Monthly
Rory McIlroy hopes for plain sailing after ferry tripThe Scotsman
Daily Mail -FanRag Sports (blog)
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Grieving parents of tragic teen who died from heart condition spearhead daring fundraising campaign for the British ... - The Scottish Sun

Thu, 2017-07-13 22:08

The Scottish Sun

Grieving parents of tragic teen who died from heart condition spearhead daring fundraising campaign for the British ...
The Scottish Sun
“Gillian wants to do it again but I've ticked that box — although I was really proud of myself and got a real sense of achievement.” Andy and Gillian, 48, were recently given a Special Achievement award at BHF Scotland's Annual Supporter Conference at ...

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Balloch and Loch Lomond Ideal Getaway Destination - Minuteman Press (blog)

Thu, 2017-07-13 16:04

Balloch and Loch Lomond Ideal Getaway Destination
Minuteman Press (blog)
VisitScotland has revealed in a recent survey that around Balloch and Loch Lomond in general, nearly a half of all visitors last year saw it as an ideal getaway destination. The favourable results came from a survey of close to 400 people and whilst ...

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Monarch arrives in Loch Lomond - Heavy Lift

Thu, 2017-07-13 14:25

Heavy Lift

Monarch arrives in Loch Lomond
Heavy Lift
The boat, which was acquired by Cruise Loch Lomond, started its journey on Loch Ness and travelled through Scotland's waterways before being transported by road to Loch Lomond. Measuring 16.5 m x 5.3 m x 6 m and weighing 50 tonnes, Lomond ...
Galt Transport deliver Loch Lomond's newest additionUK Haulier News
Balloch and Loch Lomond Ideal Getaway DestinationMinuteman Press (blog)

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Galt Transport deliver Loch Lomond's newest addition - UK Haulier News

Thu, 2017-07-13 12:03

UK Haulier News

Galt Transport deliver Loch Lomond's newest addition
UK Haulier News
The vessel, acquired by Cruise Loch Lomond started her journey in Loch Ness and has made her way through some of Scotland's finest waterways to her new home on Loch Lomond. The last part of the epic journey involved overland transportation from ...

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Body of man, 20, recovered from Loch Lomond after major search - Scottish Daily Record

Thu, 2017-07-13 09:47

Scottish Daily Record

Body of man, 20, recovered from Loch Lomond after major search
Scottish Daily Record
A 20-year-old man has died after getting into difficulty while swimming in Loch Lomond. Police, ambulance crews and a helicopter were called three miles from the village of Luss and carried out a major search after the alarm was raised at about 1.50pm ...
Swimmer, 21, is third to die in Loch Lomond since MayThe Times
Distraught angler tells how he battled in vain so save drowning swimmer at Loch Lomond as the man's family ...The Scottish Sun
Body of 20-year-old man recovered from Loch LomondHelensburgh Advertiser
The Dumbarton and Vale of Leven Reporter
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Falkirk Wheel architect reveals shipbuilding inspired design for new bridge - Herald Scotland

Thu, 2017-07-13 09:06

Herald Scotland

Falkirk Wheel architect reveals shipbuilding inspired design for new bridge
Herald Scotland
Closer to home, Kettle Collective designed Ripple Retreat, a children's cancer centre that opened in Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park in May. The new River Clyde crossing is part of plans to connect communities across the river and regenerate ...

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8am Round-Up: Henrik Stenson sees Phil Mickelson's Scottish Open concerns - The Scotsman

Thu, 2017-07-13 08:04

The Scotsman

8am Round-Up: Henrik Stenson sees Phil Mickelson's Scottish Open concerns
The Scotsman
Henrik Stenson is glad that he's not the person making decisions about future venues for the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open. Since the event left Loch Lomond, it has been held at Castle Stuart, Royal Aberdeen, Gullane and now, for the first ...

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Swimmer, 21, is third to die in Loch Lomond since May - The Times

Thu, 2017-07-13 00:01

The Times

Swimmer, 21, is third to die in Loch Lomond since May
The Times
A spokeswoman for Police Scotland said: “Police received a report that a 20-year-old man had got into difficulty whilst swimming in Loch Lomond, approximately three miles north of Luss. “Following a rescue operation the man's body was recovered at 3 ...
Body of man, 20, recovered from Loch Lomond after major searchScottish Daily Record
Distraught angler tells how he battled in vain so save drowning swimmer at Loch Lomond as the man's family ...The Scottish Sun
Body of 20-year-old man recovered from Loch LomondHelensburgh Advertiser

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Distraught angler tells how he battled in vein so save drowning swimmer at Loch Lomond as the man's family ... - The Scottish Sun

Wed, 2017-07-12 23:12

The Scottish Sun

Distraught angler tells how he battled in vein so save drowning swimmer at Loch Lomond as the man's family ...
The Scottish Sun
AN ANGLER has told of his doomed battle to save a drowning swimmer as his loved ones screamed from the shore. John Connolly, 69, got his boat within a few feet of the floundering day tripper, 20, but was unable to reach him before he vanished below the ...

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Loch Lomond

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