Met Office upgrades its weather alert

Severe weather expected this evening.

The Met Office has upgraded its severe warning for snow across large parts of Scotland to an Amber, be prepared, alert. Details of the weather alert are available at:

Police need information on Sutherland thefts

Published: Mon 26 Jan 2015

Can you help the police?

Police are currently investigating reports of a number of thefts of power tools and related items from properties and vehicles in the Lairg/Bonar Bridge/Ardgay area.

More news stories


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.

Fleet win against champions to stay top

Published: Fri 16 Jan 2015

With a stormy forecast round six of the Sutherland Province Leagues at Inverness Ice Rink on Monday night was cut to six ends to allow an earlier finish and safer journey home.

Club rankings alter inexplicably

Published: Fri 09 Jan 2015

Golspie Golf Club's 11th.

Golf course rankings and ratings have fascinated me since I first came across them when Golf World brought out what I still consider the definitive listing of golf courses in the British Isles.

Cairns claims RNLI trophy

Published: Thu 08 Jan 2015

Billy Cairns won the trophy for a second time.

THE RNLI Pool Trophy was held at the Bannockburn Inn in Helmsdale when The winner's prize was their name on the trophy and - thanks to a donation from the Brora Co-operative - £30 of gift vouchers.

What's On

Top 25 Days Out

Raggie Rewards Club

Raggie Rewards Club

Join the new Raggie Rewards Club for exclusive offers at participating local outlets.

Explore the Highlands

Scottish Highlands Explorer - Urquhart Castle

Our website is packed with ideas for days out, where to see beautiful scenery and the best places in the Highlands to visit.

Active Outdoors

On the track alongside Loch Duntelchaig.

Getting you out and about across the north of Scotland. Visit our new mini site here!

Contact Us

Contact Us

Got a story? Get in touch with the Northern Times team here!

Subscribe to our e-edition


Read the newspaper as it appears in print by subscribing to our e-edition - you can turn pages as well as zoom in on articles and photos.

Send us your photos

Brora and Golspie beaches

We're looking for your photographs of life around Sutherland - send them to us here!

Follow us on Twitter


Follow our tweets for all the latest news, sport and features, as well as comment and discussion.


Eating Out

Eating Out

Search for restaurants and takeaways across the north and enjoy our food and drink articles.


Search for accommodation

Travel and Transport

Travel and Transport 1

Get up-to-the-minute information on roads, rail, bus, flight and ferry services, plus fuel prices in your area.

Film trailers

Film Trailers

View new trailers, including films coming soon to a cinema near you.