Climbing masters to boost rescue coffers at contest

Published: Wed 15 Oct 2014

Ice Factor Scottish Mixed Masters

UP to 70 of the UK's top climbers are expected to descend on Ice Factor Kinlochleven next month for a contest which is also set to deliver a financial boost to a local mountain rescue outfit.

Friends rally to raise £30k in memory of Shaun

Published: Thu 09 Oct 2014

Bowden Big Weekender

FRIENDS of a climber who died when he fell 600ft down a mountain in Glencoe have raised nearly £30,000 to allow them to donate a specially-adapted mountain rescue vehicle built in his memory.

Link Road setback 'as bad as North Korea'


Published: Fri 03 Oct 2014

Caol Link Road Drew Purdon

DELAYS to a vital road to relieve Fort William's congestion woes put the Highlands on a par with North Korea, according to a revved up local campaigner.

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