Heatwave forces cancellation of Highland games

Farmer where Invercharron games are held has not be able to harvest slow-growing hay Scotland is more familiar with weather extremes of the icy or wet variety, but this summer’s exceptionally dry conditions have resulted in a traditional Highland games being cancelled.The Invercharron Highland games, which were due to be held on 15 September near Bonnar Bridge in Sutherland, have been cancelled because the farmer who owns the field where they are held has not been able to harvest his crops, which are unusually slow-growing due to a lack of...

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By: The Guardian - Thursday, 9 August

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