21st September 2018
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‘Stay away’ warning as loch poses toxic threat

Potentially toxic blue-green algae has been found in a West Side loch.

The public is advised to stay away from the Loch of Aithsness, near Aith.

Blue-green algae can be harmful to wild animals, livestock and pets, while humans who come into contact with it can get a rash or vomit.

Warning signs will be erected near the area.

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