Latest Tarbert Stories

2009-03-16 18:09:57

Officials in a Scottish village of about 600 people say hometown businesses are suffering due to slights from satellite navigation systems and Google Maps. Tarbert officials said motorists driving to and from a nearby ferry terminal to Islay are being directed by their global positioning systems to take a back road that bypasses the village, The Scotsman reported Monday. This is a concern for traders, but it's also a concern for people living on that Glenralloch back road; it is a single...

2008-08-19 06:00:37

A pensioner was seriously ill last night after falling into the sea as he fished. The man, 79, is thought to have waded into the water to fix a problem with his fishing gear near Tarbert, Harris. (c) 2008 Daily Record; Glasgow (UK). Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-08-14 06:00:42

Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Spanish utility firm Endesa (MCE:ELE) (Madrid) completed an agreement on July 31 to purchase four plants and two sites in the Republic of Ireland.

2008-07-23 06:00:32

By DAVID LEE 1 BARRA AIRPORT http://www.hial.co.uk/ Terrific fun to see the planes land and take off on a beach, which - just hours later - is covered in water. The future of the Twin Otter service may not be 100 per cent secure but for now, this is a fabulous and unique piece of aviation lore.

Word of the Day
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.