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Army Cadet volunteer in "racial" incident at Brora found not guilty

Army Cadet volunteer in "racial" incident at Brora found not guilty

A VOLUNTEER with a far north Army Cadet Force (ACF) detachment told a sheriff yesterday he was offended when a colleague came into an office and used…


Man drove dangerously on A9 at Dornoch

Man drove dangerously on A9 at Dornoch

A LYBSTER man with a long history of road traffic offences was yesterday banned from driving after he appeared at Dornoch Sheriff Court and admitted a…


New road section in north west Sutherland opened

New road section in north west Sutherland opened

A ceremony was held today (Monday) to mark completion of the 1km section of the A838 Lairg to Tongue road, north of Laxford Bridge. 


Lister confirms he intends to introduce wolf and bear to Alladale

Lister confirms he intends to introduce wolf and bear to Alladale

Alladale Estate owner Paul Lister has confirmed that he will push ahead with plans to introduce wolves and bears to the Highlands.


Mother's wedding gift lands man on honeymoon in cells.

Mother's wedding gift lands man on honeymoon in cells.

AN Inverness man was arrested at a local hotel on his honeymoon, the night after he was married Inverness Sheriff Court heard today.


Golspie cyclist chosen for Scotland's elite squad.

Golspie cyclist chosen for Scotland's elite squad.

Golspie’s Iain Paton has been chosen to be a member of the Scottish Cycling’s Performance Programme Squad for 2013/2014, it was announced…


Councillors to have iPads to save on paper?

Councillors to have iPads to save on paper?

EQUIPPING Highland councillors with new iPads in a bid to cut the local authority’s hefty paper and postage bill is to be investigated.


Police appeal for witnesses to fatal accident

Police appeal for witnesses to fatal accident

Police are appealing for witnesses to an accident on the A82 near Spean Bridge last night, where a man was fatally injured.


Government green energy tax cut could be death knell for new wind farms says councillor

Government green energy tax cut could be death knell for new wind farms says councillor

A CONTROVERSIAL Westminster move to cut green energy taxes could be the “death knell” for new wind farms in the Highlands, it has been claimed.


Man overboard on ferry

Man overboard on ferry

At around 6.15am this morning,  police in Shetland received a report of a person missing overboard from the ferry MV Hrossay, which was travelling…


Brora children presented with Book week certificates

Brora children presented with Book week certificates

These are Brora children being presented with their Book Week certificates by the local councillor, the late Ron McDonald, in 1992.


Make sure of your ticket for Ross Co v Inverness Caley

Make sure of your ticket for Ross Co v Inverness Caley

With fans across the region counting down the hours to the first Highland Derby of the season, Ross County have confirmed that the Matchday Ticket Office…


Celebrations as Brora write name on cup again

Celebrations as Brora write name on cup again

NORTH OF SCOTLAND CUP


From our October 25 edition

From our October 25 edition

There was a book published a few years back which posed some interesting questions.


Independence movement goes well beyond the SNP

Independence movement goes well beyond the SNP

Sir – Mr Taylor’s letter (NT Oct 18 “Pig in a Poke”) shows scant knowledge about the independence cause if he thinks that the…


Sutherland fuel discount snub appals

Sutherland fuel discount snub appals

Sir – Last week when the UK government listed the areas that may be eligible for European Union fuel subsidies, I was appalled and puzzled to see…


Happy return of feathered friends

Happy return of feathered friends

“Time for bed!”


Durness and Lochinver now included in areas recommended for fuel discount

Durness and Lochinver now included in areas recommended for fuel discount

JOHN Thurso MP has confirmed to the NT that Durness and Lochinver WILL be included in government proposals to cut 5p a litre off fuel prices at remote…


Smoo Cave reopens - and The One Show's there!

Smoo Cave reopens - and The One Show's there!

Rock stability works at Smoo Cave near Durness have been completed and the site is now open again for public access.


Lifeboat to the rescue off Strathy

Lifeboat to the rescue off Strathy

Thurso Lifeboat crew was called out yesterday to a fishing vessel that had fouled its propeller off the north coast of Sutherland.


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