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Free bus travel for jobless in January

Free bus travel for jobless in January

More than 800,000 unemployed jobseekers will be granted free bus journeys across the country in January next year as part of a new industry initiative,…


Christmas comes to Camore

Christmas comes to Camore

Santa and his team of reindeer from the famous Cairngorm pack brought the Christmas spirit with them when they arrived at Camore Wood, outside Dornoch…


Fund for fishing communities

Fund for fishing communities

Sutherland fishing communities are being encouraged to apply for assistance from the European Fisheries Fund which supports a wide range of…


Public get voice in Loch Buidhe upgrade plan

Public get voice in Loch Buidhe upgrade plan

THE public are being invited to comment on plans for an electricity substation on moorland above Bonar Bridge.


Rob Gibson gets Green Energy award

Rob Gibson gets Green Energy award

SNP MSP Rob Gibson has been named Best Politician at the Scottish Green Energy Awards 2012.


Bonar kickboxers bring home silverware

Bonar kickboxers bring home silverware

A BONAR Bridge kickboxer has become the new Iska Scottish champion in the under-85kg beginners, light contact class - after taking up the sport only a…


Brora's winning streak hits buffers

Brora's winning streak hits buffers

Brora Rangers 0 - 1 Forres Mechanics


Chance to make a real difference

Chance to make a real difference

We have £500,000 and as we all know money attracts money! So I suggest we use that money to attract another £1 million, which we might get…


Lack of paramedics 'putting lives at risk'

Lack of paramedics 'putting lives at risk'

THE lack of trained paramedics on ambulances in north and west Sutherland is putting patients at risk, it is claimed.


Let's shine some light in the darkness

Let's shine some light in the darkness

Why?


Marie Sutherland, Rogart

Marie Sutherland, Rogart

MARIE Sutherland, of Inchcape, Rogart, died in Dornoch on 7th November, 2012. Marie was the fourth in a family of five, one son, Neil, and four daughters,…


Photo archive 7th December

Photo archive 7th December


RSPB is not depriving kids of play facilities

RSPB is not depriving kids of play facilities

Her basic concern is that this award has somehow deprived deserving children in Caithness from much-needed play facilities. This is not the case and it…


Runaway singles win for Macleod at Lairg

Runaway singles win for Macleod at Lairg

ABOUT 30 competitors from the North Highlands braved the first snows of winter to compete in the Men’s County Singles Indoor Bowls Competition at…


SWL Cup semi-final rescheduled

SWL Cup semi-final rescheduled

GOLSPIE Sutherland’s SWL Cup semi-final tie against Muir of Ord Rovers, which was postponed last Saturday due to a frozen pitch, has been rescheduled…


Visa receipt nearly gave me heart failure

Visa receipt nearly gave me heart failure

I smiled at Inge’s mother as she handed me my receipt.


Warning over impact of welfare reforms in Sutherland

Warning over impact of welfare reforms in Sutherland

A WARNING that people in Sutherland are likely to be among the hardest hit in widespread welfare reforms planned by the government has come from the Highland…


Royal Dornoch and Skibo move up rankings

Royal Dornoch and Skibo move up rankings

TWO Sutherland golf courses have moved up the UK rankings, drawn up annually by leading magazine Golf World.


New name for Lawson complex

New name for Lawson complex

SUTHERLAND’s Lawson Memorial Hospital and adjacent Cambusavie unit are to be renamed, it has emerged.


Local students to climb Kilimanjaro

Local students to climb Kilimanjaro

TWO Sutherland students are to take on Africa’s highest peak - 19,341 feet Kilimanjaro in Tanzania - in a charity fundraiser.


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