The Inner Hebrides are a stronghold for corncrake but numbers of birds have decreased in the last decade and the fortune of this noisy bird remains precarious.
It’s a jam-packed edition of Something For The Weekend this Friday as Kathie returns full of hugs and holiday cheer. She brings us an interview with Laura Mandleberg who tells of Mull’s first ever fiddle week due in August. Continuing the music theme Fiona has music from Glaswegian Indie-roots artist Hector Shaw and engineered by a whole host of local musicians. Meanwhile Ellis needs a sit down after speaking to Oban’s James Armour who is planning to swim, run and cycle and the Outer Hebrides to raise £10,000 for a charity
“The award was the most important turning point in my career”
Western Isles Yacht Club has been running for over 60 years and will use the funds to help continue training sailing cadets in Tobermory while adding kayaking to its remit.
Fort William U13’s 2-1 Dingwall U13’s
Moray Firth YFL
As well as S2 and S3 pupils now enjoying the thrills and spills of the oval ball game, the ‘School of’ program now includes shinty, traditional music and dance.
Featuring stunning locations from around Scotland, each episode sees Calum Macleod embark on a unique journey that culminates in opportunities to capture special photos.
The two-strand project involves the digitisation of the magazine archive, a resource that will be free to access online, and the production of a new annual publication that carries the Piping Times title.