A ‘Biblical scale’ sculpture of Noah’s Ark built without planning consent by the Kyles of Bute, to provoke thought about the climate crisis, will be allowed to stand until at least 2027
The roles currently being advertised are: Project Officer – Highland, Skye and Lochalsh, and Central Scotland (3 posts); Communications Officer; GIS and Database Officer; Programme Administrator; Funding Officer (1.5 posts); Workforce Planning and Development Manager.
Concept of battle prizes is probably as old as mankind, and medals are still an important feature of armed forces activity world-wide. Remembrance Sunday probably features the UK’s biggest annual display of medals, worn as evidence of experience rather than celebration. Although my father and his three brothers all earned medals in the Second World War, I have no recollection of their ever wearing these, and the Remembrance Sunday display always reminds me of the powerful sentiment I heard from a Highland veteran who won distinction in the Second World War: ‘Baubles! I threw them away! Why would I be proud of killing other people?’
‘Over the past two years world leaders’ opinions of us have changed. We have made sure that they cannot forget the problems our world is facing’ – LHS student Lily Bloom
A Tobermory hotel owner has launched a new book at COP26 teaching children about climate change, through the adventures of a Scotty dog from Mull and his best friend Owl