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News & Online editor, renewables specialist, social media guru. Joined our staff as teaboy in 1989, and has since inexorably moved up the ranks to the post of head tea-man. Still unsure over the difference between a ‘gimmer’ and a ‘hogget’.

Latest articles from Gordon Davidson

Who misses the old MacRobert Pavilion? What is this shiny new thing in its place?

Opinion Not all change is bad – and this is still our one and only Highland Show

WHO MISSES the good old days of the Royal Highland Show? The area near the old Herdsmans that always turned to mud? The stockmans' accommodation and its 'hot' water system? Who longs for that pinch point at the main ring access where crowds would get held up seemingly forever as a parade of beasts marched through at their own leisurely pace?

Loch Lomond and the Trossachs was the last National Park designation in Scotland

Where will Scotland's next National Park be?

SCOTLAND'S PUBLIC – whether as communities, groups or private individuals – have been invited to share their views in a consultation on the creation of Scotland’s first new National Parks in almost 20 years.

EAGER COWS on the Drimnin Estate, Morvern, near Oban, waiting for their breakfast of organic draff, a bi-product from the nearby Nc'nean Distillery whisky

Gallery A taste of the good stuff

EAGER COWS on the Drimnin Estate, Morvern, near Oban, waiting for their breakfast of organic draff, a bi-product from the nearby Nc'nean Distillery whisky

Business owner Malcolm Morrison

Forestry Sawmill safety first and foremost

North of Scotland-based renewables and timber-processing business GMG Energy has called in risk management and compliance experts to ensure best-practice safety and mechanised production procedures to protect its staff.

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