Helmsdale mechanic escapes driving ban

Published: Tue 19 Aug 2014

Sheriff allows mechanic to keep licence.

A 19 year-old Helmsdale mechanic was allowed to keep his driving licence at Tain Sheriff Court yesterday, so that he wouldn't lose his job.

Migdale Hospital receives new artwork

Published: Mon 18 Aug 2014

Pictured with the artwork are, from left, senior charge nurse Debbie Sutherland; Hilda Buchanan and Margaret Ross, who took part in the project; Kirsten Pickett, of Kyle of Sutherland Development Trust; five-year-old Skye Pickett; and deputy charge nurse

An innovative project which has spanned the years has resulted in four "fantastic" pieces of artwork being donated to Migdale Hospital in Bonar Bridge.

Salmond in talks on Brora Serco jobs

Published: Fri 15 Aug 2014

Dave Stewart will meet Alex Salmond to discuss Sutherland's jobs crisis.

First Minister Alex Salmond is to meet MSP David Stewart on Tuesday to discuss the loss of the 21 Serco jobs in Brora and the wider economic challenges facing Sutherland.

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Jeanie goes round and round!

Published: Fri 15 Aug 2014

Jeani's round and out!

THE Dornoch Firth Lady Veteran Golf Society nominated the Highland Hospice Building Project as their charity this year.

Cameron beats friend to lift Clynelish Salver for fourth time

Published: Fri 15 Aug 2014

Left to right: Ross Powell, Clynelish Shield winner; Claire Fraser, Clynelish Distillery Visitor Centre (sponsors) manager; Roddie Cameron, Clynelish Salver winner; Michael Jack, Auchroisk Cup winner; Michael MacKintosh, McRobert Thistle Cup winner; Micha

IN a repeat of the 2008 final, when local member Roddie Cameron beat clubmate James MacBeath for his third Clynelish Salver success, the two golfing pals met again in last week's final and Cameron added his name to the Salver for a fourth time.

Sailing day announced great success

Published: Fri 01 Aug 2014

Twelve youngsters took part in Lairg Sailing Club's first training course.

LOCH Shin Sailing Club's first ever training course has been hailed as a great success. The five-day course was well supported by 12 enthusiastic, youngsters aged from eight to 15.

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