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  1. 'Witch' Persecution in East Lothian

    East Lothian, and Dunbar in particular, figures prominently in the annals of witch-hunting in Scotland between 1560 and 1727. During the course of the epidemic which convulsed the country for over a century, thousands of innocent women and some men were put to death for what amounted to nothing more than superstition, hysteria, paranoia and fear spread among the common people of Scotland.
  2. "Hitlertennene" på Brusand

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  3. "Knut" and two other six-oared boats

    The "Sunnfjord boat" used to be the common boat type in the Sunnfjord area, but already 150 years ago, it was beginning to lose ground to a modified version of the "Nordfjord boat". The coastal society "Over stokk og stein" (literally: stumbling forward) at Bremanger today owns one of the few original Sunnfjord boats still afloat.
  4. "Påting" - environment friendly young coalfish fishing

    In early evening in the summer, a fleet of motor boats from western Solund headed west. Their destination was the numerous fishing grounds far out, where the young coalfish swam in huge shoals and took the bait willingly. The tools used were bamboo rods and home-made bait. This fishing method was called "påting".
  5. "Tyskergarden" på Ganddal (ikke ferdig)

  6. 1905 - The municipality of Selje

    In 1905, Norway became a free and independent country. The union with Sweden was dissolved by the Storting¿s parliamentary resolution on 7 June. This article deals with the year 1905 in Selje, but should be read in connection with the other 1905 articles found on the website of the County Archives.
  7. 1905 - The municipality of Sogndal

    In 1905, Norway became a free and independent country. The union with Sweden was dissolved by the Storting¿s parliamentary resolution of 7 June. This article deals with 1905 in Sogndal.
  8. 3-PROJECTS PARTNER AGREEMENT

    This is one of many Community Mobilisation Initiatives developed by Coast Alive partners. This one was done by Region of Zealand in Denmark. It was aimed at creating an agreement with different municipalities, to test methods of motivating groups of people not familiar with hiking that can be replicated by other communities.
  9. A Coastal Coal Mine

    Walk along the Cleveland Way between Whitby and Robin Hoods Bay and near Maw Wyke Hole you may notice two stone gateposts on the cliff side of the path. The track between them appears to lead straight over the cliff, as indeed it does! - but where to?
    Photo:Alan Staniforth February 2005 ©Alan Staniforth
    Photo:Alan Staniforth February 2005 ©Alan Staniforth
  10. A Coastal Railway

    The 19th century saw a great boom in railway building throughout England, the North York Moors and coast were no exception. Serving both goods and passenger traffic nearly all the new lines were to close down within a hundred years.
    Photo:Alan Staniforth 2004 ©Alan Staniforth
    Photo:Alan Staniforth 2004 ©Alan Staniforth

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