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1/9/2008
Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd - Sale 2 September 2008
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (September, 2nd) sold 65 prime cattle.  Prime bullocks (34) averaged 174.5p (+8.7p) and sold to 186p per kg and 1,181.50 gross.  
31/8/2008
Dingwall & Highland Marts - Portree Sale 1 September 2008
PORTREE, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (September 1st) sold 5036 store lambs.  Lambs (5036) averaged 24.74 and sold to 46.50 per head for Suffolk crosses from 20 Borve, Portree and also for Texel crosses from No.  
28/8/2008
Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd - Fort William Sale 29th August 2008
FORT WILLIAM, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (August, 29th) sold 2659 store sheep of all classes.  Lambs (2546) averaged 23.81 per head and sold to 48 gross for a Suffolk from Traigh Farm, Arisaig.  
27/8/2008
Dingwall & Highland Marts - Dingwall Sale 28th August 2008
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (August, 28th) sold 5,947 store lambs.  Lambs (5,947) averaged 36.36 and sold to 56.50 per head for Charollais crosses from Seafield House, Portmahomack.  
26/8/2008
Dingwall and Highland Marts Ltd - Stornoway Sale 27th August 2008
STORNOWAY, Dingwall and Highland Marts Ltd., (August, 27th) sold 2,648 sheep.  Store lambs (2,648) averaged 18.89 and sold to 36.50 gross for Cheviot crosses from No.  
20/8/2008
Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd - Sale 21 August 2008
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (August 21st) sold 9,240 store lambs at their annual sale.  Cheviot wedder lambs (6,322) averaged 30.69 and sold to 50 gross from 3 Broomhill, Delny.  
19/8/2008
Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd- Sale 20 August 2008
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (August, 20th) sold 144 store cattle, 89 adult head of breeding cattle and 75 OTM cattle.  Bullocks (54) averaged 153.7p and sold to 179.7p per kg and 700 gross.  
18/8/2008
Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd - Sale19 August 2008
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (August, 19th) sold 76 prime cattle.  Prime bullocks (40) averaged 166.9p (-0.7p) and sold to 173p per kg and 1,157.30 gross.  
17/8/2008
Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd - Portree - Sale 18 August 2008
PORTREE, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (August, 18th) sold 2108 store lambs.  Lambs (2,108) sold to 41.50 per head for Suffolk crosses from 1 Waterstein, Glendale.  
17/8/2008
Council objects to proposed removal of 151 Highland Payphones
The Highland Council is objecting to the removal of 151 of the 192 payphones proposed for removal in the Highlands by BT.   In making its final response to BT, the Council has collated comments from community councils, community and voluntary groups, the police and individual members of the public.  
11/8/2008
Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd - Sale 11 August 2008
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (August, 11th) sold 67 prime cattle.  Prime bullocks (31) averaged 167.6p (+2p) and sold to 180p per kg and 1,135.60 gross.  
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2/8/2008
Council Takes Over Control Of Caithness Heat and Power
The Highland Council has agreed to assume control of Caithness Heat and Power Ltd - an innovative wood-fired combined heat and power enterprise, at Pulteneytown, Wick.  The Council has been a major funder of the company since it was set up in December 2004 and has stepped in with decisive action in an attempt to ensure a sustainable future for the pioneering operation.  
Extra Caithness Funding Starts To Make A Difference
Extra funding made available by the Scottish Government to assist the economic regeneration of Caithness, is being spent across a rigorous programme of activities driven by Highlands and Island Enterprise (HIE).   Twelve million pounds of additional funding was promised to the area for commitment to projects between 2007-2010.  
19/7/2008
Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd - Sale 2nd July 2008
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (July, 2nd) sold 48 store cattle and 24 breeding cattle.  Bullocks (25) averaged 157p and sold to 185p per kg and 685 gross.  
Scottish Minister Gets Updated On Decommisioning At DounreayThumbnail for article : Scottish Minister Gets Updated On Decommisioning At Dounreay
Scottish Government Minister Richard Lochhead today visited Dounreay to see for himself how waste from the shutdown and clean-up of Scotland's biggest nuclear site is being managed.  Richard Lochhead is the Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs and the Environment.  
16/7/2008
Warning To All Businesses - School Books Sponsorship Back Again
Say No To School Books Sponsorship Scheme If You Are Contacted By Phone We have been contacted this morning by a company purporting to be a publishing media company asking us to name the school for books to go to that we agreed to back in February.   We did not agree to any sponsorship but they hope you cannot remember and will say yes.  
15/7/2008
Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd -Sale 16th July 2008
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd, (July, 16th) sold 1,378 store cattle at the Anniversary show and sale.  The Judge, Mr Duncan Urquhart of Hilton Park Farm, Banff, chose a 575kg intermediate Charolais cross bullock from Messrs J McKenzie & Co, Wester Craiglands, Fortrose, which realised 1130 to the judge, as his Overall Champion in the T.S.H.  
15/7/2008
Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd- Sale 16th July 2008
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd, (July, 16th) sold 1,378 store cattle at the Anniversary show and sale.  The Judge, Mr Duncan Urquhart of Hilton Park Farm, Banff, chose a 575kg intermediate Charolais cross bullock from Messrs J McKenzie & Co, Wester Craiglands, Fortrose, which realised 1130 to the judge, as his Overall Champion in the T.S.H.  
14/7/2008
Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd - Sale 15th July 2008
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (July, 15th) sold 79 prime cattle.  Prime bullocks (32) averaged 158.9p (-4.9p) and sold to 170p per kg and 1,068.60 gross.  
13/7/2008
Scotland's First Marine Bill Outlined
A new future for Scotland's seas, balancing conservation and economic growth, was outlined today.   Proposals in 'Sustainable Seas For All - A Consultation On Scotland's First Marine Bill' include: * Improved conservation to ensure a healthy future for Scotland's unique marine wildlife, including internationally important populations of seabirds * A new marine planning system and a streamlined licensing system to encourage economic investment in areas such as renewable energy * Measures to ensure a viable future for Scotland's traditional and new marine industries * The creation of Marine Scotland combining the efforts of existing bodies to act as a champion for Scotland's seas Launching the consultation at the Storehouse of Foulis, near Inverness, Environment Secretary Richard Lochhead said: "Scotland's seas are special.