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The Shanghai Defence Force The Shanghai Defence Force was a tri-service military formation established by the British Government to protect European nationals and their property in Shanghai from Chinese nationalist forces. 116646
Uig Community Council 118538
Hebridean Men's Cancer Support Group Hebridean Men's Cancer Support Group (HMCSG), formed in 2008, is a cancer support group on the Isle of Lewis, providing relief and social gatherings to its members. Every Friday at 2pm a group of men from the Outer... 118540
Society in Scotland for Propagating Christian Knowledge Initially set up in 1709 in Edinburgh as a charitable endeavour to improve the Highlands and Islands, the Society in Scotland for Propagating Christian Knowledge (SSPCK) established schools that provided the first... 19927
Harwell Atomic Energy Research Establishment Harwell Atomic Research Establishment (known as AERE or colloquially Harwell) in Didcot, Oxfordshire, was the main centre for atomic energy research and development in the United Kingdom from the 1940s to the 1990s. 106320
The Faith Mission The Faith Mission is a Protestant evangelical Christian organisation founded in Scotland in 1886 by John George Govan. It emphasises evangelism of rural areas and operates a Bible college in Edinburgh. 106548
The Voluntary Aid Detachment (VAD) The Voluntary Aid Detachment (VAD) referred to a voluntary unit providing field nursing services, mainly in hospitals. The most important periods of operation for these units were during the First and Second World Wars. 106776
The Ministry of Defence The Ministry of Defence is the British Government department responsible for implementing the defence policy set by her Majesty's government and is the headquarters of the British Armed Forces.  106778
Forestry Commission The Forestry Commission is a non ministerial government department resposible for forestry in Scotland and England. It was set up in 1919 to expland Britains forests and woodlands after their depletion during the First... 106796
Teampall na Trianaid Conservation Association Teampall na Trianaid Conservation Association was established by the local community in 2009 in order to conserve Teampall na Trianaid.  The monument contains the remnants of a medieval church complex, with a history... 108614
Queen's Royal Regiment The Queen's Royal Regiment was a line infantry regiment of the English and later the First Battalion was serving in British India on the outbreak of the Second World War. 109599
HMS Stag Six ships of the Royal Navy and one naval base have borne the name HMS Stag. It was also the name used for the base for British naval personnel in Egypt. 111435
Museum nan Eilean Museum nan Eilean provides the museum service of Comhairle nan Eilean Siar (Western Isles Council). Along with Tasglann nan Eilean (Hebridean Archives), it forms part of the Comhairle's Heritage Service. Museum nan... 118508
The National Archives The National Archives is a non-ministerial department, and the official archive and publisher for the government of the United Kingdom, and for England and Wales. It is the guardian of over 1,000 years of national... 118517
Western Isles Libraries Western Isles Libraries provides the statutory public library service on behalf of Comhairle nan Eilean Siar (Western Isles Council). Along with Tasglann nan Eilean and Museum nan Eilean, it forms part of the Comhairle'... 118963
Tasglann nan Eilean (Hebridean Archives) Tasglann nan Eilean is the archive service of Comhairle nan Eilean Siar (Western Isles Council). Along with Museum nan Eilean, it forms part of the Comhairle's Heritage Service. Tasglann is responsible for the... 118967
Back Historical Society Back Historical Society is a voluntary, non-profit organisation set up to preserve and share all aspects of the history, culture and traditions of the Back area, in the Isle of Lewis. The Society meets monthly to... 119016
Scottish Crofting Federation The Scottish Crofting Federation is a member-led organisation dedicated to safeguarding and promoting the rights, livelihoods and culture of crofters and their communities. It was formerly known as the Scottish Crofting... 119119
Historic Buildings and Monuments Commission for England The Historic Buildings and Monuments Commission for England is popularly known as Historic England, and is an executive non-departmental public body sponsored by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport. It aims to... 119223
Royal Scottish Geographical Society The Royal Scottish Geographical Society is a Perth-based educational charity founded in 1884. The Society aims to promote the subject of geography and to provide reliable and impartial geographical information. 119231
Hebridean Housing Partnership Hebridean Housing Partnership took over the running of social housing from the Comhairle nan Eilean Siar on the 12th of September 2006. It is based at Gleann Seileach Business Park, Willowglen, Stornoway. More details... 119562
Highland Land League The first Highland Land League, also known as the Highland Land Law Reform Association and the Crofters Party, emerged as a distinct political force in Scotland during the 1880s with its power base in the Highlands and... 120337

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