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Embo set for high speed broadband

Embo broadband - L-R:Nick Scroggie, HIE; Simon Bath, Dornoch Focus Group; Peter Guthrie HIE and chair of Dornoch Focus Group; Fraser Neal, BT; Cllr Jim McGillivray; and Victoria Mackenzie, Tiny Feet, Embo, a broadband user.

EMBO homes and businesses are the first in Sutherland to be able to order high speed fibre broadband, thanks to a digital roll-out being led in the region by Highlands and Islands Enterprise.

Extra Ullapool-Stornoway ferry crossings this summer

Published: Thu 05 Mar 2015

Cal Mac will operate extra services.

Additional ferry sailings will operate between Stornoway and Ullapool over the summer months to provide a boost to island tourism, Minister for Transport and Islands Derek Mackay has announced.

Golspie man jailed for six months

Published: Tue 03 Mar 2015

At Tain Sheriff Court today.

A SERIAL offender who scared neighbouring families by his threatening behaviour has been jailed for six months. Donald Emmerich (47), Fraser Street, Golspie, shouted and swore and also made offensive hand gestures at people who lived in his street, including children.

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Golspie girls win Scots schools title

Published: Fri 13 Feb 2015

The victorious Golspie High School handball team.

Golspie High School senior girls' handball team became Scottish Schools Champions last week when they competed at Ravenscraig Regional Sports Centre in Motherwell.

KLB Camanachd beat Thurso in the snow

Published: Fri 30 Jan 2015

KLB Camanachd who beat Thurso 4-2 on Saturday.

CAITHNESS Shinty Club met Kinlochbervie Camanachd on Saturday 25th January at Naver Pitch in Thurso, in their first match of 2015.

Alyth wins north athletics' title

Published: Fri 23 Jan 2015

It was a stunning performances from Alyth Gollan. Photo: Rebecca Nankivell

MORE than 40 runners from East Sutherland Athletics Club travelled to Forres on Saturday for round four of the North Cross Country League.

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