Special event marks Balmaha pontoon opening
Jun08

Special event marks Balmaha pontoon opening

AN enthusiastic crowd gathered for the official opening of Balmaha’s new pontoon today (8 June) by the Duke of Montrose. Speaking at the opening, the Duke told of the repeal of the Act of Proscription (1746) – which had banned the wearing of Highland dress – in 1782, commemorated as part of today’s event by the arrival on the pontoon of a rowing boat crewed by a group of oarsmen after crossing the Highland boundary fault...

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Weirfest chalks up another successful day
Jun19

Weirfest chalks up another successful day

THE sun shone and crowds flocked to Balmaha’s  Tom Weir’s Rest site yesterday (Saturday 18 June) for the second annual Weirfest. Visitors and locals of all ages enjoyed an afternoon of activities and live entertainment. The G63.scot photographers were on hand to give you a flavour of the day…click the thumbnails below for bigger versions and to scroll through our photo...

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