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Danny MacAskill plans stunt video on Forth Rail Bridge

Scotsman - ‎2 hours ago‎
MacAskill, 30, used the Forth Bridge as a backdrop for his 2010 Way Back Home video, part of which was filmed on Inchgarvie island in the middle of the Firth of Forth. He was given permission to perform stunts on the ramparts of Edinburgh Castle and ...

Daredevil Danny MacAskill's bid to enter Forth dimension

Scotsman - ‎13 hours ago‎
MacAskill, 30, used the Forth Bridge as a backdrop for his 2010 Way Back Home video, part of which was filmed on Inchgarvie island in the middle of the Firth of Forth. He was given permission to perform stunts on the ramparts of Edinburgh Castle and ...

Queensferry Crossing between Edinburgh and Fife's concrete towers stand tall

Daily Mail - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
It will use 150,000 tonnes of concrete - nearly as much as the whole of the London Olympics - and contain enough cable to go around the world three times.

Ronan Keating: 'Forget musical credibility, a bit of respect would do me just fine'

Belfast Telegraph - ‎Feb 13, 2016‎
Their wedding, last August, took place overlooking the Firth of Forth in Scotland. Ronan's son Jack (16) was best man at the open-air ceremony, while daughters Missy (14), and nine-year-old Ali were maid of honour and flower girl, respectively ...
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Looking back at Edinburgh's notorious Leith Fort

Scotsman - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
He aimed to capture the port of Leith and hold it for ransom, but by chance a gale on September 16 prevented him from reaching the port, and he was stalled at the mouth of the Firth of Forth. This scare led to the rapid construction in 1780 of Leith ...

Trident: the British question

The Guardian - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
These requirements ruled out all islands, the remote north-west of Scotland, and the south and east coasts all the way from Dorset to Berwickshire, just below the Firth of Forth. Of the eventual longlist of 10, Milford Haven was judged too close to an ...

Cromarty Firth: Local experts say oil transfer plan threatens marine life

The National - ‎Feb 3, 2016‎
The report also pointed out that a similar proposal in the Firth of Forth had been withdrawn after objections nine years ago.
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Highland politician slams Scottish Government over Cromarty Firth plans

Press and Journal - ‎Feb 1, 2016‎
One time-time SNP MSP John Finnie, who is now a member of the Green Party, said he was bewildered that Environment Secretary Richard Lochhead had not intervened, despite his vocal opposition in 2008 to similar proposals in the Firth of Forth. Mr Finnie ...
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Six Nations, Scotland vs England: Dylan Hartley keeps it all under control

The Independent - ‎Feb 7, 2016‎
Sir Clive Woodward wrote vividly last week of his desperation, as English coach, to be in and out of the Firth of Forth as fast the coach would carry the team, yet this was hardly Bannockburn revisited.
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Stunning landscapes from Gray's School of Art graduate who stumbled into photography after losing his business

Aberdeen Evening Express - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
North Queensferry, the Firth of Forth and the Forth Bridge at sunset. By Neil Barr photography. But life as an artist isn't as secure as a business man.
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Controversial flight path trial hailed success by airport chiefs - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
The trial route involved planes flying adjacent to the A899 Broxburn-Livingston road before turning towards the Firth of Forth. According to the report, more than half of the complaints were not about the TUTUR flights but were instead about aircraft ...
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Internet of Things could unlock circular economy transition, says Ellen MacArthur Foundation - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
Smart maintenance - devices can transmit performance data to the manufacturer enabling predictive maintenance and software upgrades.

Monturpie Farm Restaurant, Upper Largo (40/50)

The Courier - ‎Feb 7, 2016‎
We were greeted by a young waitress who offered us a table in the new conservatory extension - light and airy, it boasts breathtaking views across the Firth of Forth to Edinburgh and North Berwick. Drinks served, we set about choosing from the menu ...

Top 10: Edinburgh airport hotels - ‎Feb 3, 2016‎
With its pretty cobbled high street hugging the Firth of Forth and glorious views of the Forth bridges, charming, ancient South Queensferry is a pleasing alternative to staying in nearby Edinburgh.

Oil plan makes for troubled waters

Herald Scotland - ‎Feb 2, 2016‎
Plans for ship-to-ship oil transfers in the Firth of Forth were ruled out in 2008, when ministers were rather more outspoken.

BGL moniert Ausnahmeregelung für Region am Firth of Forth - Deutsche Logistik-Zeitung - ‎Feb 2, 2016‎
Dort müssen wegen der Sperrung der schadhaften Forth Road Bridge bei Edinburgh, große und zeitraubende Umwege in Kauf genommen werden. Deshalb erlauben die britischen Behörden LKW-Fahrern in diesem Bereich ihre Tageslenkzeit von täglich ...
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How War and Peace turned Jame Norton into the next British superstar

Daily Mail - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
Just as Colin Firth made a name for himself in Pride And Prejudice, similar comparisons have been made about James. ... He's already played small parts in Belle, Rush and Mr Turner, and is already going back and forth to Hollywood for work. Although he ...
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Full reopening of Forth Road Bridge delayed for phased HGV trial

Scottish Construction Now - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
Port Edgar Marina Firth-of-Forth A phased reintroduction of Heavy Goods Vehicles (HGVs) on the Forth Road Bridge is due to begin from Thursday night, delaying the full reopening of the crossing by a month, the Scottish Government has announced.

Controversial Edinburgh flightpath trial declared a success, as report blames five people for '40 per cent of ...

Herald Scotland - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
A report by Edinburgh Airport said that 40 per cent of the complaints received during the TUTUR flightpath trial, which ran from July to October last year, were received from the same five individuals.
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Scotland says hello to the Year of Innovation, Architecture and Design

The List - ‎Feb 5, 2016‎
Elsewhere, the Queensferry Crossing will open in 2016, adding a third striking bridge across the Firth of Forth. When it's unveiled, it will be the longest three-tower, cable-stayed bridge in the world and the tallest bridge in the UK.