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Radiographers to strike again

Radiographers to strike again on November 24.

The Society of Radiographers has announced a second set of industrial action in its dispute with the government over NHS pay.

Have your say on Sutherland's future

Published: Fri 31 Oct 2014

Help to steer Highland Council's 20-year plan for Caithness and Sutherland.

Residents and business owners in Sutherland are being urged to give their views on main issues in the area, prior to the Highland Council delivering their new 20 year local development plan for the far north.

Wick family's £16,000 thank you to baby unit

Published: Thu 30 Oct 2014

L-R:Staff Nurse Stephanie Nicol; Hayley Grant; Kara Grant; Staff Nurse Peter King. Stephanie and Peter were part of the team who cared for Kian when he was in the unit.

The memory of a special little boy was honoured last week as the Kian Grant Precious Star Memorial Trust donated the incredible sum of £16,000 to the special care baby unit (SCBU) at Raigmore Hospital in his memory.

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Home win keeps Brora at top of league

Published: Fri 31 Oct 2014

Late winner for Brora.

Brora Rangers 2, Clach 0 BRORA Rangers stayed out in front in the Highland League after a hard-earned victory over Clachnacuddin at a windswept Dudgeon Park last Saturday.

North rowers do well in Scottish event

Published: Fri 31 Oct 2014

Rowers from throughout Scotland competed at Loch Insh.

The 2014 Scottish St Ayles skiff rowing season came to an end last weekend at Loch Insh Watersports, Aviemore, with 22 of the 36 coastal rowing clubs in Scotland represented at a national competition.

Familiar face helps rink to Bonspiel win

Published: Fri 17 Oct 2014

The winning rink (L-R): Colin Wilson (Dornoch), Angela De Boer (Kinlochbervie), Jim Clark (Ross-shire) and Skip, Alan Stanfield (Nairn).

On Saturday, Alan Stanfield of the Nairn Curling Club, a very well-known face at international and Scottish curling championships in a capacity of chief umpire, skipped the winning rink in a very successful Sutherland Province Bonspiel at the Inverness Ice Rink.

Final hole birdie earns Chalmers a win in Cyprus

Published: Fri 10 Oct 2014

Dougal Chalmers wins Cyprus Senior Open.

Dougal Chalmers, winner of last season's Brora four-day golf tournament, but missing from this year's defence of the Clynelish Salver, has been holidaying on Cyprus and last week birdied the last hole to win the Cyprus Senior Open by a shot from Lebanon's Rachid Akl - at a windy Aphrodite Hills golf course.

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