Barra

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Barra

an island in NW Scotland, in the Outer Hebrides: fishing, crofting, tourism. Pop.: 1078 (2001)
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And despite putting up posters, and returning to the isle of Barra where she believes he got off, Lindsay Arbuthnott and her son Magnus have so far failed to find him.
NO HOLDS BARRA ON UK'S COSTLIEST N DELIVERY A PARCEL'S journey from London to the Isle of Barra the Outer Hebrides, one of the costliest deliveries in the UK, been tracked by tiny cameras hidden inside it.
Aberdyfi beat off competition from Milton Keynes and the remote Outer Hebridean Isle of Barra, where premiums are PS153 and PS155 respectively, to claim the cheapest slot.
But an RNLI craft from the Isle of Barra made three perilous trips out when four yachts in the Shetland Round Britain and Ireland Race hit problems in the Outer Hebrides as a dozen more sheltered from the gales.
MacNeil was then suspended from his parish on the Isle of Barra in the Outer Hebrides.
Here we report the unprecedented discovery of a `fossil' pyramidal peat stack dating to the 2nd millennium BC, from the Isle of Barra in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland.
Dr Bharat Jasani, UWCM: Big Barra after Isle of Barra, Scotland.
Dr David Bickles, who is based on the tiny Hebridean isle of Barra, earns more than any GP in Britain.
Contract Notice: The project comprises the installation of a yachting and small vessel marina near Horve, Castlebay, Isle of Barra along with the construction of a new access road, hard standing area and slipway for launching and retrieval of vessels.
A parcel's journey from London to the Isle of Barra in the Outer Hebrides - one of the costliest deliveries in the UK - has been tracked by tiny cameras inside it for a major art show.
The remains of at least one adult and one infant were exposed by hurricane force storms on the Isle of Barra in the Outer Hebrides.
Contract Notice: Requirements:The works comprise:The repair to the surface of an existing berthing structure at Castlebay Ferry Terminal, Isle of Barra, including demolition and reconstruction of a reinforced concrete tank base and storage building base and the reconstruction of the storage building.