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Katrine

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a lake in central Scotland, east of Loch Lomond: noted for its associations with Sir Walter Scott's Lady of the Lake. Length: about 13 km (8 miles)
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The environmentally sensitive site is close to Loch Katrine, which supplies over 150 million gallons of water daily to households in Glasgow and Central Scotland.
In a bold move to avoid being press-ganged into the Navy, a band of ne'er-do-well pirates will attempt to take over the vessels on Loch Katrine for the weekend.They will, however, need a crew to run their ship to perfect their escape.
At the turn of the 18th century when literary giants such as Sir Walter Scott, the Wordsworths and Coleridge ventured on some of their epic journeys to discover 'the raw beauty of Scotland's scenery' they sheltered in what were described as 'rudimentary huts with bracken roofs at the eastern end of Loch Katrine' Their writings subsequently led to Scotland's first tourism boom.
James Fraser, chairman of the Friends:"We were delighted to receive the support of the music department of McLaren High School and the SirWalter Scott Trust to organise what turned out to be a very special event, with young musicians from the school catchment area in the national park entertaining hundreds of visitors in the idyillic setting of Loch Katrine in perfect weather conditions."
A major investment has also been made in developing a new Eco Camp with a mixture of eco lodges, motorhome hook ups and camping pitches on the shores of Loch Katrine with funding support from Forth Valley and Lomond LEADER programme.
THESIRWALTERSCOTT has provided pleasure cruises and a ferry service on Loch Katrine for more than a century and is the only surviving screw steamer in regular passenger service in Scotland.
The work started in early September and required the closure of a section of North Road, north west of the Trossachs Pier and Loch Katrine Visitor Centre, and a diversion via Glenside, Stronachlachar, the B829 to Aberfoyle, and the B821 to the visitor centre and SirWalter Scott car park.
Conservationists were taken by surprise by the large number of kittens born, originally believing a single kitten had been delivered by first-time mother Katrine.
Four kittens were born to Katrine and three to Lossie during the summer.
The Observer reported earlier this month how 17 people had a miraculous escape following a series of landslips on the north shore of Loch Katrine.
The Board of Directors of Petrolia NOCO AS, today announces the appointment of Linn Katrine Hoie as the Managing Director of Petrolia NOCO AS.
DEBRIS Boulders thrown down the hill to Loch Katrine caused damage