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Table toppers hold on to 100% record

Table toppers hold on to 100% record

AN early goal from Martin MacLean was enough to secure all three points for Brora Rangers in a tense tussle against Forres Mechanics at Mosset Park.


Sutherland residents urged to report wildcat sightings

Sutherland residents urged to report wildcat sightings

RESIDENTS in the remotest areas of Sutherland are being asked to play their part in an ambitious plan to save the Scottish wildcat.


Highland councillor Alex MacLeod quits ahead of court case

Highland councillor Alex MacLeod quits ahead of court case

THE youngest ever Highland councillor – who is set to appear in court next month in connection with alleged election expenses fraud – has…


Fears over future of 999 fire control room

Fears over future of 999 fire control room

A FORMER firefighter has predicted the Highlands will become an "outpost" of the national fire service, as the future of its 999 control room hangs in…


Visitors bring international flavour to Invercharron Highland Games

Visitors bring international flavour to Invercharron Highland Games

HUNDREDS of spectators flocked to Balblair Farm, Bonar Bridge, at the weekend for the annual Invercharron Highland Games.


Date set for £76k upgrade of Helmsdale car park

Date set for £76k upgrade of Helmsdale car park

A CAITHNESS contractor has been appointed to carry out a £76,000 upgrade to Helmsdale’s Bridgend car park.


Smoo Cave to close as rock stability works carried out

Smoo Cave to close as rock stability works carried out

SMOO Cave near Durness is to close temporarily while rock stability works are undertaken.


Community thanked after dog attack

Community thanked after dog attack

A GOLSPIE dog owner whose pet was savaged by three Staffordshire bull terriers has thanked the community for the support they have shown her in the two…


Helmsdale fly tier creates unique salmon fly for new baby prince

Helmsdale fly tier creates unique salmon fly for new baby prince

Helmsdale angler and fly tier Ronald Sutherland was the subject of a Royal order recently — commissioned to design a unique salmon fly to commemorate…


Archive photo 20th September

Archive photo 20th September

Brora native Rona Knox, who now lives in Inverness, sent in this charming family picture which she estimates dates back around a century. It shows her…


By Royal appointment

By Royal appointment

Helmsdale angler and fly tier, Ronald Sutherland, was the subject of a Royal order recently — commissioned to design a unique salmon fly to commemorate…


Community thanked after dog attack

Community thanked after dog attack

A GOLSPIE dog owner whose pet was savaged by three Staffordshire bull terriers has thanked the community for the support they have shown her in the two…


Traffic lights at Kessock Bridge roundabout to remain

Traffic lights at Kessock Bridge roundabout to remain

Highlands and Islands MSP David Stewart has established, by means of a parliamentary question that he lodged with the Scottish Government, that…


Accolade for Wheelers

Accolade for Wheelers

EAST Sutherland Wheelers has been nominated club of the year by Sutherland Sports Council.


United in shock result

United in shock result

SUTHERLAND United sprang the shock result of the season so far in the North Caledonian League when they defeated League champions Thurso 3-0 at Sir George’s…


U-turn on war memorials refurbishment?

U-turn on war memorials refurbishment?

WAR MEMORIALS across the Highlands may not be refurbished in time for the start of the 100th anniversary of the First World War, it has emerged.


RSPB Scotland to object to Strathy South wind farm proposal

RSPB Scotland to object to Strathy South wind farm proposal

RSPB Scotland has confirmed it is to object to the proposal for a large-scale wind farm being proposed in the heart of the Flow Country, which is currently…


Body found at Occumster - believed to be Stefan Sutherland

Body found at Occumster - believed to be Stefan Sutherland

At 12:17pm today, police in Caithness received a report from a member of the public that a body had been discovered on the shoreline of Occumster.


Trawler, Golspie, in top six fish and chips shops in Scotland

Trawler, Golspie, in top six fish and chips shops in Scotland

Scotland’s top six fish and chip shops are in the race to be crowned regional Independent Takeaway Fish and Chip Shop of the Year at the 2014 National…


UPDATE - Roadside searches for missing man

UPDATE - Roadside searches for missing man

Police are advising road users to drive with care as roadside searches take place for the missing man Stefan Sutherland (25).


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