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When I moved on to secondary school

When I moved on to secondary school

LILY BYRON, now living in Rosehall, continues her memories of life in Ardgay in the 1950s:


Gavin lives the dream

Gavin lives the dream

GAVIN Neill of Tain lived a dream working at the Masters Golf tournament in Augusta.


It’s dead-eye Dave!

It’s dead-eye Dave!

DAVID Hunter of Lochinver (14) secured first place at Deephaven this week after shooting a 44/132 on a very blustery day.


Riders brave the chills to get into the red

Riders brave the chills to get into the red

SUTHERLAND Riding Club started its competitive season with an evening outdoor arena event held at Doll Riding Centre, Brora.


Stunning Kerr hat-trick secures Golspie cup win

Stunning Kerr hat-trick secures Golspie cup win

GOLSPIE Sutherland are on the brink of a late season cup double after a superb hat-trick from Shaun Kerr inspired them to a 3-2 victory over Orkney in…


Inverness oil worker has Porsche confiscated

Inverness oil worker has Porsche confiscated

A SHERIFF yesterday ordered the forfeiture an oil worker’s £23,000 Porsche after he admitted his third offence involving alcohol and vehicles.


Stagecoach unveil new overnight "sleepercoaches" from Scotland to London

Stagecoach unveil new overnight "sleepercoaches" from Scotland to London

Stagecoach today announced it is to launch a major network of overnight sleepercoach services from Scotland to London this summer using a £5m fleet…


Drugs case against two Sutherland men dropped

Drugs case against two Sutherland men dropped

THE case against two Sutherland men charged with being concerned in the supply of cannabis resin has been deserted.


Trial adjourned amid witness intimidation claims

Trial adjourned amid witness intimidation claims

THE trial of Brora man Scott Morrison, who is charged with two counts of assault, was called off after two of the three Crown witnesses failed to appear…


Dreams of another golf championship at Castle Stuart

Dreams of another golf championship at Castle Stuart

A CASTLE Stuart boss is “dreaming” of attracting another major golf championship to the course, ahead of the final Scottish Open there this…


Case against Kinbrace Cadet instructor 'not proven'

Case against Kinbrace Cadet instructor 'not proven'

A verdict of "not proven" has been returned in a case against a former Coldstream Guard accused of making inappropriate sexual and racist comments to…


Rosehall teenager refused bail - remanded in custody

Rosehall teenager refused bail - remanded in custody

A Sutherland school pupil who allegedly tried to tamper with the Facebook page of a witness in a court case against him, was today remanded in custody.


Police crackdown on bad drivers this week

Police crackdown on bad drivers this week

Police are taking  part in a week of action on the roads in the area as part of a national enforcement campaign to deter and detect speeding and…


Police appeal for info

Police appeal for info

Police in Inverness are currently trying to trace a male who was last seen running away from the area of the Islands towards Bught Park at around 2.30…


Estate fishing lodge blaze is 'unexplained'

Estate fishing lodge blaze is 'unexplained'

THE factor of a Sutherland estate has spoken of the sadness felt by all concerned, after fire ripped through a century-old fishing lodge at the weekend.


Stop grant aid to GREAN says retailer

Stop grant aid to GREAN says retailer

A SUTHERLAND retailer has called for public bodies to stop giving grant aid to GREAN (Golspie Recycling Environmental Action Network)


Brora Nursery Class at Capaldi's

Brora Nursery Class at Capaldi's

Brora Nursery Class were shown round Capaldi’s of Brora by owner Michael Small (back) in July 1997. Also pictured are nursery nurse Joan Pryde (back,…


Castle has helped build bridges between people

Castle has helped build bridges between people

Oh, I remember a most convivial 60th birthday!


Confident of season ahead — boss

Confident of season ahead — boss

This week saw Dornoch FC finish their pre-season before the start of their annual campaign in the local East Sutherland Summer League. Here, in the first…


Flag-raising salute for services personnel

Flag-raising salute for services personnel

Sir – Armed Forces Week, now a UK-wide event held annually in late June, is an opportunity for people to join together to pay tribute to our armed…


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