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Stars align as Dundonald Links prepares for Scottish Open spotlight - Herald Scotland

Sun, 2017-07-09 00:08

Stars align as Dundonald Links prepares for Scottish Open spotlight
Herald Scotland
“We are expecting very healthy crowds back,” said Bill Donald, the general manager of the Loch Lomond club of which Dundonald is the sister course. “If you can get the 50 to 60,000 plus mark then you're back in the game. We would be expecting that for ...

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From Thailand to Trump as Kelsey MacDonald gets set for US Open - Herald Scotland

Sun, 2017-07-09 00:06

Herald Scotland

From Thailand to Trump as Kelsey MacDonald gets set for US Open
Herald Scotland
The lack of playing opportunities in the first half of the season has led to MacDonald taking up a part-time post as a caddie at Loch Lomond to subsidise her income. A professional sportswoman on Europe's premier circuit for women having to seek other ...

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Brains, not brawn, is Scottish Open key at Dundonald - The Scotsman

Sat, 2017-07-08 14:21

The Scotsman

Brains, not brawn, is Scottish Open key at Dundonald
The Scotsman
“Yaqub Ali (one of Scotland's foremost Asian entrepreneurs) was the investor in the project, but he became ill and then terminally ill. We were nearly complete and we had to press the pause button. “We had 14 or 15 holes completed and the photos that ...

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Double success for Lisnacloon Herd - Farming Life

Sat, 2017-07-08 14:10

Farming Life

Double success for Lisnacloon Herd
Farming Life
William and Samuel Hunter, Castlederg, exhibited the Omagh Show qualifiers for the McLarnon Feeds/NISA Dairy Cow Championship. They were congratulated by Denise Raffery, McLarnon Feeds; interbreed dairy judge Jane Steele; Holstein judge John ...

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Battles and drugs and rock 'n' roll: a look back at the Loch Lomond festivals - Herald Scotland

Sat, 2017-07-08 01:10

Herald Scotland

Battles and drugs and rock 'n' roll: a look back at the Loch Lomond festivals
Herald Scotland
Afterwards, the promoter, bookmaker John Caulfield, who had invested £100,000 in the festival, said he was “quite happy with the 17,000 turnout considering it was Wembley weekend [England beat Scotland 3-1]” and announced plans for a second one.

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THIS AND THAT: The land of the Scottish clans beckoned to us - Aiken Standard

Fri, 2017-07-07 19:24

Aiken Standard

THIS AND THAT: The land of the Scottish clans beckoned to us
Aiken Standard
The song mentioned above, “Loch Lomond,” was one that I learned in music class in elementary school. Somehow it has stuck with me all these years, even though at the time I was unaware the name Wallace had anything to do with Scotland. And I have a ...

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New camping rules 'well received', says park authority (From ... - The Dumbarton and Vale of Leven Reporter

Fri, 2017-07-07 17:25

The Dumbarton and Vale of Leven Reporter

New camping rules 'well received', says park authority (From ...
The Dumbarton and Vale of Leven Reporter
NEW camping byelaws introduced in the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park have been criticised by a leading access campaigner.

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Flamingo Land plans to create a leisure resort at Loch Lomond move forward - Blooloop

Fri, 2017-07-07 14:01

Blooloop

Flamingo Land plans to create a leisure resort at Loch Lomond move forward
Blooloop
Plans by the owners of the English amusement park Flamingo Land to build a leisure resort on the banks of Loch Lomond in Scotland have moved a step closer. The North Yorkshire park, zoo and holiday village operator will soon launch a website ...

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Camping byelaws cut anti-social behaviour - Scottish Daily Record

Fri, 2017-07-07 11:21

Scottish Daily Record

Camping byelaws cut anti-social behaviour
Scottish Daily Record
Community councillors have praised a reduction in anti-social behaviour brought about by new camping byelaws being introduced in the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park. The national park authority has reported positive feedback from the public in ...

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IN PICTURES: Youth rugby festival in Helensburgh - Helensburgh Advertiser

Fri, 2017-07-07 08:33

IN PICTURES: Youth rugby festival in Helensburgh
Helensburgh Advertiser
This year Helensburgh Rugby welcomed players aged between 5-12 from seven different clubs including Garnock, Allen Glens, Loch Lomond, Birkmyre, Cartha, West of Scotland and Helensburgh rugby clubs. Many of the clubs on the day brought their ...

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IN PICTURES: Youth rugby festival in Helensburgh - Helensburgh Advertiser

Fri, 2017-07-07 08:24

IN PICTURES: Youth rugby festival in Helensburgh
Helensburgh Advertiser
This year Helensburgh Rugby welcomed players aged between 5-12 from seven different clubs including Garnock, Allen Glens, Loch Lomond, Birkmyre, Cartha, West of Scotland and Helensburgh rugby clubs. Many of the clubs on the day brought their ...

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Crowds flock to Luss for Highland Gathering - Helensburgh Advertiser

Fri, 2017-07-07 08:00

Helensburgh Advertiser

Crowds flock to Luss for Highland Gathering
Helensburgh Advertiser
THOUSANDS of spectators and enthusiasts flocked to the banks of Loch Lomond on Saturday to enjoy the sights and sounds of the Luss Highland Gathering. Highland dancers rubbed shoulders with ... to be able to attend Luss Highland Gathering. “We always ...

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Texan's bid to save ancient castle on Loch Lomond island - The Scotsman

Thu, 2017-07-06 17:32

The Scotsman

Texan's bid to save ancient castle on Loch Lomond island
The Scotsman
Fiona Baker, of Firat Archaeological Services in Rhu, near Helensburgh, carried out her first survey of the Loch Lomond islands more than 20 years and has been working with colleagues in collaboration with Mr McFarlin and his family for a number of years.

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Loch Lomond Games draw closer - The Dumbarton and Vale of Leven Reporter

Thu, 2017-07-06 16:25

The Dumbarton and Vale of Leven Reporter

Loch Lomond Games draw closer
The Dumbarton and Vale of Leven Reporter
The countdown to this year's Loch Lomond Highland Games is underway, with visitors and competitors from across the globe due to take part. The games represent one of the area's biggest events of the year, with last year's event welcoming over 9,000 ...

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Transport mess in the Trossachs - Herald Scotland

Thu, 2017-07-06 00:06

Herald Scotland

Transport mess in the Trossachs
Herald Scotland
HOW can we ever hope of attracting visitors to the Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park when the transport system is utterly inadequate? Indeed, much of the time it is non-existent. I've been trying to plan a day-trip from Glasgow to Ben A'an.

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Loch Lomond Group lines up Glen's Platinum Vodka festival push - just-drinks.com (subscription)

Wed, 2017-07-05 15:04

just-drinks.com (subscription)

Loch Lomond Group lines up Glen's Platinum Vodka festival push
just-drinks.com (subscription)
Scotland-based drinks firm Loch Lomond Group has announced a series of UK festival tie-ups for its Glen's Platinum Vodka brand. The company said yesterday that the brand will be headline sponsor for Glen's Party at the Palace, as well as a sponsor at ...

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Flamingo Land at Balloch a step closer with public consultation - The Scotsman

Wed, 2017-07-05 11:05

The Scotsman

Flamingo Land at Balloch a step closer with public consultation
The Scotsman
Derek McCrindle, director of the growth sector at Scottish Enterprise, said: “Following a stringent bidding process, Flamingo Land's proposal - Iconic Leisure Resort Loch Lomond - clearly aims to recognise the key sensitivities of developing within ...

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Radical action on litter now required - Herald Scotland

Wed, 2017-07-05 00:07

Radical action on litter now required
Herald Scotland
THE Scottish Government's Environment Secretary, Roseanna Cunningham, deserves congratulations in moving forward with a deposit-and-return scheme for drinks bottles (“Angry retailers condemn 'unfair' plan for bottle recycling scheme”, The Herald, July ...

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'It's absurd to blame the weather' Finnish punk rock fan lets rip after wasted trip to Glasgow for cancelled Green ... - Scottish Daily Record

Tue, 2017-07-04 18:55

Scottish Daily Record

'It's absurd to blame the weather' Finnish punk rock fan lets rip after wasted trip to Glasgow for cancelled Green ...
Scottish Daily Record
He told the Daily Record: "I have never been to Scotland before and I wanted to see Rancid and Green Day for a great summer experience. "Rancid are still ... trip to Scotland. Yesterday he headed to Inverness, Loch Lomond and Loch Ness on a mini-tour.

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When Tintin the intrepid fictional reporter came to Scotland - The Scotsman

Tue, 2017-07-04 13:19

The Scotsman

When Tintin the intrepid fictional reporter came to Scotland
The Scotsman
It's a shame to note that the goods train with its recognisable Johnnie Walker whisky wagon is now pulling a wagon of the then fictional Loch Lomond whisky, which Hergé revisited in future stories. Loch Lomond whisky reappeared in The Crab with the ...

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