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  • Trout ���n About: Fishing paradise in Argyll, part 2

    In the 2004 series Trout ���n About, Paul Campion and Gregory Rankine visit Argyll for some sea-trout fishing, but the road is a long one when carrying a heavy tackle bag, damp waders and no fish. Near the C...

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  • Glasgow wins with its bid for the 2014 Commonwealth ...

    The announcement that Glasgow had been victorious in the contest to host the 2014 Commonwealth Games was made on 9 November 2007 in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

    In Colombo, the Scottish contingent included...

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  • The 2008 salmon fishing season opens at Kenmore

    A procession of pipes and drums through Kenmore at the east end of Loch Tay marked the start of the 2008 salmon season on the River Tay. Anglers arrived from across the country, hoping for a bumper year, aft...

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  • Curling: What's it all about?

    Richard Harding, development officer with the World Curling Federation, is interviewed at the Greenock rink and tells how curling dates from the fifteenth century. The Dutch claim to have started it on froze...

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  • Celtic's new training centre

    Celtic Football Club chairman Brian Quinn officially opened the Scottish Premier League club���s new Lennoxtown training centre in October 2007. ���We���re less interested in it being lavish than we are in i...

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  • Weir's Way: Glen Affric, Part 2

    The broadcaster and climber Tom Weir meets forester Finlay Macrae for a snowy drive up Glen Affric west of Inverness.

    The glen is one of the longest in Scotland and reaches almost to the seaboard ...

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  • Scottish motocross sensation

    Kylie Shaw from Rogart in Sutherland might only be young, but she is already a familiar figure on the British motocross championship scene. In August 2007, aged nine, she came fourth in a strong European fie...

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  • The Glasgow Tower

    The Glasgow Tower, rising 100 metres above the south bank of the River Clyde, forms part of the Glasgow Science Centre. It is the world's only free-standing, free-rotating tower, and the viewing platform on ...

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  • The Scottish Six-Day Orienteering Event, 2007

    Over 4,000 competitors of all ages gathered in the Inchriach woods near Aviemore for the 2007 Scottish Six-Day Orienteering event, three years in the planning and requiring a lot of work both in background o...

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  • River bugging, the latest extreme-sports craze

    River bugging is a white-water extreme-sports craze that began in New Zealand. Only 50 river bugs or ���inflatable armchairs��� exist, and Nae Limits at Ballinluig in Perthshire have ten of them.
    These...

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