Decision time for Skye estate
A DECISION on the future of the 1942ha (4800 acre) Orbost Estate on Skye is expected imminently, according to The Herald.
The estate, which was taken into public ownership by Highlands & Islands Enterprise in 1997, has been the subject of a study by Aberdeen University.
The universitys report, published last September, recommended that development should involve forestry, farming, horticulture, tourism and recreation.
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- The Herald 15/03/99 page 19