The recreation of a regiment’s 100 mile retreat from the Battle of Culloden to raise funds for a rare genetic disorder charity got under way in blistering heat.
Could the dualling of the A9 - part of a £3 billion upgrade of the Perth to Inverness road - put the Killiecrankie battlefield at risk? Michael Alexander reports.
Charles Edward Louis John Casimir Sylvester Severino Maria Stuart – a bit of a mouthful, but that was Bonnie Prince Charlie. I wonder how well he’d have got on in the playground – at least the one I remember – if his school mates had known his full name. But I doubt if the Wee Academy at Montrose was ever graced by royalty.
Two sets of bagpipes — one of which was played at the battle of Culloden — will be displayed at an historic event in Highland Perthshire.
In March 1746, two forces of Scots soldiers faced-off across the battlements of Blair Castle – the last time a house was besieged in Scotland.
Vital funding has been provided to help secure the future of a historic Strathearn hotel.
Rescued from the mud and peat that contributed to the downfall of the Jacobite cause at Culloden in 1746 the small shield could have been one of a number borne by the brave Scots.