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Colourful shop in the ‘book town’ of Wigtown

Greedy goat in Galloway

Ailsa Craig in the Firth of Clyde. From this ancient volcanic plug was produced curling stones.


Drumlanrig Castle

Drumlanrig Castle, ancient Douglas stronghold and Dumfriesshire home of the Duke of Buccleuch and Queensberry, KT.

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The arrival of a dead swan infected with bird flu at Cellardyke harbour has had an unexpectedly beneficial effect of the local economy and property prices. In the nine months since the dead bird was found house prices in the picturesque Fife fishing village have risen by 30pct.with the intensive publicity seen as the key driver behind the uplift. Property in neighbouring villages such as Crail, Elie and Anstruther have also benefited.

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Following resolution of technical problems, Glasgow’s Science Centre Tower has reopened. The structure stands at a height of 416 feet (127 metres) above the city and affords a magnificent 360 degree view.

During the winter the Tower is open Tuesday to Sunday 11.00am to 5.00pm.

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