Colonsay


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Colonsay

(ˈkɒlənseɪ; -zeɪ)
n
(Placename) an island in W Scotland, in the Inner Hebrides. Area: about 41 sq km (16 sq miles)
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Islanders watched as the Sea King touched down on Colonsay, owned by Alex Howard, son of former Tory Defence Secretary Lord Strathcona.
Traditionally, for example, bog-bean was used as a medicine to unblock calves' stomachs (in the Hebrides), nettles boiled with oatmeal to treat constipated cattle (Colonsay), and ash branches as a laxative in goats (East Lothian).
Kilchattan Primary School on Colonsay needs a new head teacher to replace Gillian McKenzie, who is leaving after seven years.
The second floor home at 6 Colonsay Terrace on the Soroba estate in Oban was gutted and resident Tomasz Kapusta was treated for minor smoke inhalation at the scene.
On the Isle of Colonsay, Sea plantain (Plantago maritima) was thought to improve the cream and butter yield of cows and was also gathered as food for domestic rabbits.
The actions we've taken to reshape our business, including the permanent closure of our Plant City phosphates facility and the acceleration of the development of the K3 potash mine leading to today's announced curtailment of potash production at Colonsay, are expected to increase our operating leverage to the anticipated strong market fundamentals in the second half of 2019 and beyond."
With just 135 inhabitants, 10-mile-long Colonsay offers a haven of tranquillity with stunning scenery, diverse flora and fauna and world-famous archaeological sites.
Colonsay, Canada, June 12, 2019 --(PR.com)-- Pro Grain Equipment of Saskatchewan has collaborated with farm machinery wholesaler General Implement Distributors of Utah to sell and distribute its grain handling and storage equipment in five states.
Viewers will follow STV's popular weather presenter, who is from Paisley, as he explores some of Scotland's most beautiful landscapes - from the wilds of Sutherland down to Dumfries and Galloway and the Isle of Colonsay across to Aberdeenshire.
Ferry company CalMac have warned sailings from Oban to Castlebay, Lochboisdale, Port Askaig, Colonsay and Kennacraig are "highly likely" to be called off tomorrow.