Tuesday, December 10, 2019
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The newly-launched Hebridean Whale Trail was named a finalist for the New National Treasure (UK) Award.

Launched by the Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust, the trail is the first of its kind in the UK and connects 33 places for land-based viewing of whales, dolphins and porpoises.

54 affordable homes are planned for Broadford.

The development, proposed by the Lochalsh and Skye Housing Association, has recently been submitted for approval.

A spokesperson from Lochalsh and Skye Housing Association told Skye Times Online: "Our project architect has recently lodged a Planning in Principle application for a total of 54 homes for affordable rent at Campbell's Farm in Broadford.

The Skye-based charity Lucky2BHere celebrated their 10th anniversary last month with a dinner dance and presentation evening in Inverness on November 22nd.

The hard-working charity is continuing celebrations right through the rest of the year, with numerous stories coming forward of lives saved and transformed because of the group’s dedication to their cause.

In December 2006 Skye man Ross Cowie suffered a sudden cardiac arrest while taking part in a quiz at his local shinty club, Skye Camanachd. His life was saved due to the pure luck that an ambulance happened to be passing by, the skills of the crew and the life-saving equipment that they carried.

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