Campaign to urge action over potholes

Published: Fri 16 Feb 2018

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THE roads network in Sutherland and elsewhere in the north Highlands is so full of potholes that some routes are on the brink of becoming impassable, according to a local business couple.

Dornoch woman admits £70,000 fraud

Published: Tue 13 Feb 2018

Wendy Gunn

THE WIFE of a Sutherland joiner who admitted defrauding HMRC of £70,000 by submitting false VAT returns on his behalf has been warned by a sheriff she could face jail. ,

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Great day for Brora Rangers FC

Published: Fri 16 Feb 2018

The Mini Kickers squad and girls from Brora Rangers Ladies setting off for Kilmarnock.

Last week's trip for Brora Rangers to Kilmarnock was not just a memorable experience for the county of Sutherland but also for the youth teams at the club.

Confidence boost ahead of Brora's big day out

Published: Thu 08 Feb 2018

Brora folk are right behind Brora Rangers' in their game against Kilmarnock tomorrow with shops having some great window displays.

Brora Rangers 4 Inverurie 1 ROSS Tokely praised his players for keeping their minds on the job at hand as they swept aside Inverurie Locos to move into the next round of the Breedon Highland League Cup.

Durness golf club's greenkeeper wins top award

Published: Fri 26 Jan 2018

The sixth green at Durness.

Alistair Morrison, born and raised in Durness, where he is the sole greenkeeper at the town's golf club, won the BIGGA Young Greenkeeper of the Year category at this week's National Greenkeepers Award.

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