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Alasdair Fraser


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Alasdair Fraser is a senior reporter for Highland News and Media with more than 30 years' experience in the industry, including national freelance news reporting and almost 25 years as a freelance football writer. A University of Glasgow MA Hons graduate, he started his career with the Inverness Courier in 1989 and rejoined the company in 2019.

Major hotel and retail complex to be built at Tomatin after distillery loses court battle over the village's name

25 June 2022
Major hotel and retail complex to be built at Tomatin after distillery loses court battle over the village's name

Major hotel and retail complex to be built at Tomatin after distillery loses court battle over the village's name

25 June 2022

Developer is ready to build a major hotel and retail complex by the A9 after winning lengthy legal battle over village name with distiller.


Quality over quantity is Brora’s goal

24 June 2022
Quality over quantity is Brora’s goal

Quality over quantity is Brora’s goal

24 June 2022

Brora Rangers boss Craig Campbell is prioritising quality over quantity as he looks for reinforcements at Dudgeon Park this summer.


Lairg Rovers eyeing cup shock away to the eight-times winners

23 June 2022
Lairg Rovers eyeing cup shock away to the eight-times winners

Lairg Rovers eyeing cup shock away to the eight-times winners

23 June 2022

Lairg Rovers will go into their Highland Amateur Cup third round tie knowing they will be seen as underdogs against Pentland United.


Robotic surgery "transforming" hospital experience for Highland patients

14 June 2022
Robotic surgery "transforming" hospital experience for Highland patients

Robotic surgery "transforming" hospital experience for Highland patients

14 June 2022

NHS Highland says that robotic surgery is transforming patient care in the Highlands.


Multiple bodies working to ease visitor pressures in Highlands

14 June 2022
Multiple bodies working to ease visitor pressures in Highlands

Multiple bodies working to ease visitor pressures in Highlands

14 June 2022

Three Highland Council-led multi-agency groups are working to manage and ease visitor pressures across the region.


Covid survivor Sarah pleads for more compassion for the vulnerable

12 May 2022
Covid survivor Sarah pleads for more compassion for the vulnerable

Covid survivor Sarah pleads for more compassion for the vulnerable

12 May 2022

One of the sickest Highlanders to survive Covid-19 has made a plea for more compassion to be shown towards the vulnerable with restrictions eased.


Proposals for 250 homes in Ross-shire town lodged with Highland Council

07 May 2022
Proposals for 250 homes in Ross-shire town lodged with Highland Council

Proposals for 250 homes in Ross-shire town lodged with Highland Council

07 May 2022

Highland Council planners are set to consider a move to build 250 homes on the edge of a Ross-shire town.


More cash needed for controversial Highland riverside artwork site amid fresh gripes

03 May 2022
More cash needed for controversial Highland riverside artwork site amid fresh gripes

More cash needed for controversial Highland riverside artwork site amid fresh gripes

03 May 2022

More public money is to be spent on land at the Gathering Place artwork – but Highland Council cannot say how much.


PICTURES: Ever wanted to fly a Boeing 737 or a F-16 fighter jet?

24 April 2022
PICTURES: Ever wanted to fly a Boeing 737 or a F-16 fighter jet?

PICTURES: Ever wanted to fly a Boeing 737 or a F-16 fighter jet?

24 April 2022

A jet plane enthusiast who built a life-size cock-pit and flight simulator in his garage is set to offer a new adrenaline-charged experience.


'Top-class talent' from Ross-shire to design Team Scotland outfits for Commonwealth Games

23 April 2022
'Top-class talent' from Ross-shire to design Team Scotland outfits for Commonwealth Games

'Top-class talent' from Ross-shire to design Team Scotland outfits for Commonwealth Games

23 April 2022

A Black Isle tartan designer has plaid a blinder by becoming Team Scotland’s official parade outfit designer for the 2022 Commonwealth Games.


Driver caught at 126 mph during police road safety crackdown

22 April 2022
Driver caught at 126 mph during police road safety crackdown

Driver caught at 126 mph during police road safety crackdown

22 April 2022

A major police crackdown on Highland roads snared five men at speeds of over or close to 100 miles per hour.


New police plea for help on missing walker

22 April 2022
New police plea for help on missing walker

New police plea for help on missing walker

22 April 2022

Police have issued a renewed plea for information to help trace an Easter Ross man last seen four weeks ago in Sutherland.


HN Media reporter calls out UK's rising anti-LGBTQIA+ rhetoric

19 April 2022
HN Media reporter calls out UK's rising anti-LGBTQIA+ rhetoric

HN Media reporter calls out UK's rising anti-LGBTQIA+ rhetoric

19 April 2022

A north journalist and LGBTQIA+ campaigner has condemned rising discriminatory rhetoric against people of different sexualities and gender identities.


Cup success can give Brora new title belief

15 April 2022
Cup success can give Brora new title belief

Cup success can give Brora new title belief

15 April 2022

Cattachs ending season on high despite failed league defence.


Inspectors slam council crisis service

14 April 2022
Inspectors slam council crisis service

Inspectors slam council crisis service

14 April 2022

A crisis service for young people and children has been criticised by inspectors for a series of failings.


Plea for witnesses after three-car A9 crash

08 April 2022
Plea for witnesses after three-car A9 crash

Plea for witnesses after three-car A9 crash

08 April 2022

Police are seeking help from the public after a road crash left three drivers in hospital earlier this week.


PICTURE: Is this the Loch Ness Monster?

07 April 2022
PICTURE: Is this the Loch Ness Monster?

PICTURE: Is this the Loch Ness Monster?

07 April 2022

An English tourist is claiming the second officially logged Loch Ness Monster sighting of 2022.


NHS Highland issues plea for help in home care

03 April 2022
NHS Highland issues plea for help in home care

NHS Highland issues plea for help in home care

03 April 2022

NHS Highland is asking people how they can help provide extra support to ensure care for people is targeted at those who need it the most.


Field of dreams – Highland bid to create ambitious new football venue

03 April 2022
Field of dreams – Highland bid to create ambitious new football venue

Field of dreams – Highland bid to create ambitious new football venue

03 April 2022

Ambitious moves are afoot to create a “game-changing” £1-2 million mecca for women’s and community football in the Highlands.


WATCH: Monster spotter claims first Nessie webcam sighting of 2022

30 March 2022
WATCH: Monster spotter claims first Nessie webcam sighting of 2022

WATCH: Monster spotter claims first Nessie webcam sighting of 2022

30 March 2022

A veteran Loch Ness Monster spotter claims to have captured this year’s first registered webcam sighting of the fabled beast.


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