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Killin Agricultural Show results 2016

Comrie Pipe Band entertain the crowds at Killin Show

Comrie Pipe Band entertain the crowds at Killin

Best Lamb: Caledonian Marts Commission Voucher: Glentarken; Best Sheep(opp sex to Champion) Reid & Robertson £10: Glenample; Stocksman showing best animal: Bayer Sheild: Alister McKenzie; Shepherds Class: Jimmy Elliot Memorial Trophy: Robert Campbell; Best Natural Ewe: Braes of Ardeonaig Cup: Glentarken; Best Aged Tub: The Ram’s Horn Trophy: Glenample; Sheep other than Blackface: Champion Cross Sheep: Bovain Cup: Shenlarich; Reserve Champion Cross Sheep: Reid & Robertson £10: Shenlarich

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Kelpies to be stabled on Caledonian Canal

The kelpies are at Neptune’s staircase on the Caledonian canal for the first time, and will be stabled there until September 12.

The kelpies are coming to Neptune’s Staircase on the Caledonian Canal for the first time, and will be there until September 12.

SCALE models of Scotland’s famous kelpies are to be stabled at Neptune’s Staircase next week.

The copies of the world’s largest pair of equine sculptures will stand in the shadow of Ben Nevis on the Caledonian Canal from Tuesday until September 12.

The visit will marks the first time the models will have been at Britain’s longest lock flight on the Caledonian Canal.

Helping to promote Scotland and the Falkirk area as a visitor destination, the three-meter-high sculptures are set to

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Loch Fyne team reach dizzy heights in support of Pink Ladies

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A TEAM from the renowned Argyll-based seafood producer Loch Fyne Oysters took on the three highest peaks in Scotland, England and Wales in the National Three Peaks Challenge in order to raise funds for The Pink Ladies Day, Argyll.

The Pink Ladies Day is all about women who have or have had breast cancer in the West Coast of Scotland – a day of fun, pampering, good food and drink along with the opportunity to develop friendships with like-minded women.

Climbers included: Martyn Paterson

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Appin Highland dancing results 2016

Champion local dancer was 10-year-old Eva MacColl from Appin.

Champion local dancer was 10-year-old Eva MacColl from Appin.

HIGHLAND DANCING RESULTS:  PRIMARY 6 years: Pas de basques:1 Emily Pagan, 2 Kiera Carney, 3 Anna Telfer; Pas de basques & High cuts: 1 Emily Pagan, 2 Kiera Carney, 3 Anna Telfer; Highland Fling: 1 Emily Pagan; Beginners 8 years & Under: Highland Fling: 1 Isla McKay, 2 Megan Carre, 3 Charlotte Moreland; Sword Dance:1 Isla McKay, 2 Charlotte Moreland, 3 Emma Cullen; Beginners 8 years & under: Sean Truibhas:1 Isla McKay, 2 Megan Carre, 3 Charlotte Moreland; Hullachan

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Fifty houses for Fort

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FIFTY new affordable homes are to be built in Fort William, writes reporter Ellie Forbes.

The houses will be funded by the Scottish Government through an investment of £2.5 million in charitable bonds.

Allia, a social investment charity, issued the bonds, providing Lochaber Housing Association with a loan of more than £2 million.

The half a million pounds interest on the loan will be changed into a charitable donation which the government will gave to the housing association for the contraction

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