Crowdfunding Appeal (Tullymurdoch)

Dear Supporters, Some of you may remember the story late last year about Helen Douglas, the Perthshire hill shepherdess who took up the cudgels for the Scottish wildcat against a wind farm developer at Tullymurdoch. Tullymurdoch is one of the last remaining territories for a species which is on the brink of extinction. It also
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Wildcat/ Osprey v Tullymurdoch Wind Farm

One summer evening I was walking through long grasses on the face of the hill opposite my cottage. A striped wildcat kitten shot from underneath my left foot. The only other occasion I have seen a live wildcat, she was sunning herself in a hollow. I watched her through binoculars for a an hour or
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An ill wind for some in the north – Herald

David Ross The two tallest wind turbines in Scotland, more than three times the height of Edinburgh’s Scott Monument, could soon be floating four miles off the north coast, if ministers approve the development. But residents in one fragile Highland community fear the giant yellow structures, could make the already difficult task of holding on
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Derek Mackay bows to rates hike fears with £45m package – Herald

Tom Gordon, Scottish Political Editor ALMOST 10,000 businesses across Scotland are to spared crippling rates rises after the SNP Government bowed to pressure and unveiled a £45m package of support. After initially maintaining he had done enough to help firms through the first rates revaluation since 2010, Derek Mackay belatedly announced a raft of targeted
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