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  • 48:38 Popular Crime Scene Scotland 101

    Crime Scene Scotland 101

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  • 49:52 Popular BBC 'BBC Scotland 75 Years' Documentary 1998

    BBC 'BBC Scotland 75 Years' Documentary 1998

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    A comprehensive celebration and history of 75 years of broadcasting by BBC Scotland aired on the station in 1993. Not just television, either, as this programme also looks at the early years of BBC radio broadcasting in Scotland.

  • 58:12 Popular Scotland's War At Sea   Episode 1 The Dreadnoughts Of Scapa Flow BBC Documentary 2015

    Scotland's War At Sea Episode 1 The Dreadnoughts Of Scapa Flow BBC Documentary 2015

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    As the Great War began, the Royal Navy rushed to Orkney's great natural harbour, Scapa Flow. David Hayman uncovers the compelling characters of the little-known naval war - the cautious Admiral Jellicoe and the playboy Admiral Beatty. The story of great t

  • 29:22 Popular The Crash That Shook Scotland - 2013 Glasgow Helicopter Crash - BBC Documentary

    The Crash That Shook Scotland - 2013 Glasgow Helicopter Crash - BBC Documentary

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    On Friday 29 November 2013, a police helicopter circling over Glasgow fell out of the sky and onto one of the city's oldest pubs, killing at least nine. As the emergency services continue to recover the dead from the scene and the injured receive hospital

  • 05:45 Popular Fleet Leaving Wick HarbourFest 2009

    Fleet Leaving Wick HarbourFest 2009

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    Wick Habour held its second HarbourFest weekend 26 - 28 June 2009. The boats seen in this film left port on Sunday 28th June 2009 symbolic of the old herring fleets that once left Wick for the fishing grounds. The wekend was a massively popular with many

  • 01:11 Popular Wick Heritage Centre

    Wick Heritage Centre

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    Wick Heritage Centre Wick (Scottish Gaelic: Inbhir Ùige, Scots: Week or Weik)[2] is an estuary town and a royal burgh in the north of the Highland council area of Scotland. Historically, it is one of two burghs within the county of Caithness, of which Wic

  • 12:01 Popular Wick, Caithness - The Battle Of The Orange - Ian Sutherland 1991

    Wick, Caithness - The Battle Of The Orange - Ian Sutherland 1991

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    In this audio extract, Ian Sutherland of Wick Heritage Society relates the story of the 'Battle of the Orange', or the 'Big War in Wick'. The extract is from Moray Firth Radio's 'Recollections' series, transmitted in 1991. www.ambaile.org.uk

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  • 01:44 Popular Balmaclellan War Memorial

    Balmaclellan War Memorial

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  • 11:35 Popular Book Review: 1453, And The Isle Of Lewis Chessmen

    Book Review: 1453, And The Isle Of Lewis Chessmen

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    Book Review and the Isle of Lewis Chessmen.

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  • 05:18 Popular Isle Of Lewis Chessmen - 900 Year Old Gaming Pieces

    Isle Of Lewis Chessmen - 900 Year Old Gaming Pieces

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    Showcasing the Lewis chessmen, dated to 12th century. One motivation for uploading this is the many replica sets advertised for sale as 'authentic' and 'premium' etc, when they are in fact anything but.

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  • 02:43 Popular Eilidh Mackenzie From The Isle Of Lewis At Emigrants Statue, Helmsdale

    Eilidh Mackenzie From The Isle Of Lewis At Emigrants Statue, Helmsdale

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    Eilidh Mackenzie frm the Isle of Lweis sang "Teannaibh dluth is togaibh fonn" at the unveiling by First Minister alex Salmond MSP of the Emigrants Statue at Helmsdale. The statue commemorates the people of the Highlands and Islands who left their homeland

  • 2:10:16 Popular The Game Of Kings: Medieval Ivory Chessmen From The Isle Of Lewis

    The Game Of Kings: Medieval Ivory Chessmen From The Isle Of Lewis

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    Discover what the Isle of Lewis chessmen can tell us about the development of chess as both a game and an art form. Introduction by exhibition curator Barbara Drake Boehm, Department of Medieval Art and The Cloisters, MMA. Presented with the exhibition Th

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