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Raigmore Hospital, Inverness: From EMS to NHS

by Marion Ruscoe

Raigmore Hospital was erected as part of the Emergency Medical Scheme (EMS) on part of  the Raigmore estate and opened in 1941.  The Emergency Medical Scheme was established to provide adequate medical facilities for expected wartime casualties and Raigmore was one of seven new hospitals built during the war.  1,168 more words

Loch Ness, Aird And Inverness

ST MARK'S, GORDON

(FORMERLY ANGLICAN)
CORNER OLD MELBOURNE ROAD and BROUGHAM STREET, GORDON

Arts and Crafts touches on a cottage-like church. 688 more words

Church At Risk

The Dangerous World of the 60's and 70's

Western Civilization 2 Week 32

In what senses was the world a dangerous place in the 1960’s and 1970’s?

Aidan Beckwith

There are many ways in which the 1960’s and 70’s were a dangerous time, but today I want to very briefly highlight the moral danger of the period. 102 more words

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Troubles, by J G Farrell, winner of The Lost Booker Prize, 1970

Reviews From the Archive

An occasional series, cross-posting my reviews from The Complete Booker.
To see my progress with completing the Complete Booker Challenge, see… 452 more words

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World War I - HMS Hampshire

Panel from temporary exhibition at the Scapa Flow Visitor Centre & Museum. The text, with extra images, are featured in this blog.

A few days after returning from the Battle of Jutland, HMS Hampshire was sunk when she hit a mine off Marwick Head on 5 June 1916. 1,156 more words

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World War I - Vanguard, Opal, Narbourgh

Panel from temporary exhibition at the Scapa Flow Visitor Centre & Museum. The text, with extra images, are featured in this blog.

Another tragedy struck the fleet at Scapa Flow the following year. 1,517 more words

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World War I - German Fleet Surrender and Scuttle

Panel from temporary exhibition at the Scapa Flow Visitor Centre & Museum. The text, with extra images, are featured in this blog.

As part of the terms of the Armistice that brought fighting to an end in 1918, Germany had to surrender most of its Fleet. 2,791 more words

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