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Galloway Coast and Solway Firth

Stornoway is the largest town on Lewis and the commercial hub for the islands. Over 150 years ago it saw the surprising birth of an oil industry. Alice Roberts joins Ali Whiteford and discovers how this area of peat land was transformed into a full blown chemical works.

10 minutes

Last on

Sat 20 Sep 2008 22:20
BBC Two Scotland


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PresenterAlice Roberts

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