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Latest - coach crash on A82 - one lane open

Latest - coach crash on A82 - one lane open

Police and Emergency Services are currently dealing with a road traffic accident on the A82.


Lawson plans to go on public display

Lawson plans to go on public display

PLANS for an extensive re-structuring of Sutherland’s 11-bed cottage hospital are to go on display in the near future.


Embo road rage driver fined £1500

Embo road rage driver fined £1500

A ROAD rage driver has been fined a total of £1500 and ordered to pay his victim £2000 compensation.


Emergency tug success for Highland Council

Emergency tug success for Highland Council

The leaders of The Highland and Islands local councils have welcomed news that an emergency towing vessel will be permanently based in the Highlands and…


Primary one intake Stoer School

Primary one intake Stoer School

We came across this photo while clearing desks in the office this week. Presumably it is of the Primary 1 intake at Stoer Primary School. Can anyone tell…


Policewoman assaulted with baguette

Policewoman assaulted with baguette

A SOLDIER from Fort George threw a baguette at a female police officer in the arena of Rock Ness festival, Inverness Sheriff Court heard yesterday.


Four months' jail for Brora man

Four months' jail for Brora man

A 22-year-old vandal, who caused thousands of pounds worth of damage to property and vehicles in Brora, has been jailed today for four months.


Police appeal for info on phone mast damage

Police appeal for info on phone mast damage

Police are appealing today for information concerning two incidents where mobile telephone mast sites have been damaged, including one at Elphin.


Scanlon calls for Fire Board to apologise

Scanlon calls for Fire Board to apologise

An MSP has called on members of the Highland and Islands Fire Board to apologise to the public and forget about an independent inquiry into the past failings…


Golspie's '2nd Best' raises £50,000

Golspie's '2nd Best' raises £50,000

Golspie’s Alzheimer Scotland shop “2nd Best” donated £50,000 to the charity last year, members heard at their AGM.


Rare starling spotted in Golspie

Rare starling spotted in Golspie

This rose-coloured starling is a very rare visitor to the Highlands but was spotted in Golspie yesterday.


Change for change’s sake?

Change for change’s sake?

Sir – Our council is so stripped of money and yet the highly efficient GREAN system seems not to have filled their criteria. It is our public money but…


Have all bins same colour

Have all bins same colour

Sir – Now that my garden is rather dominated by the bright blue recycling bin, I ask myself why did the powers that be not consider one colour for all…


Anyone know Barbara McKenzie of KLB?

Anyone know Barbara McKenzie of KLB?

Sir – I am writing a book about all the men who were born in Scotland and who have won the Victoria Cross. Robert Macbeath is one such man. Although I…


Calling Munros for DNA samples

Calling Munros for DNA samples

Sir – Can I say greetings to Munros in Scotland? You all have something precious – the DNA of our ancestors. During previous times of hardship in Scotland,…


Food for thought

Food for thought

What a fantastic weekend! The weather was great and so many communities around the north made a fantastic effort to get people together. Whether or not…


I took Mr Macleod’s word at face value

I took Mr Macleod’s word at face value

Sir – Gregor MacLeod (NT Letters, June 1) says that I have "accused" him of owning netting rights in the Dornoch Firth. I have indeed noted that Mr MacLeod…


The Mother was not just Superior . . .

The Mother was not just Superior . . .

"The Scottish Government – Riaghaltas na h-Alba" "From 31 August 2011 licensing of houses in multiple occupation (HMOs) operates under the Housing (Scotland)…


Anger as firefighters told not to answer care home call-out

Anger as firefighters told not to answer care home call-out

Councillor Munro queries why two Tongue firefighters could not have been allowed to answer a call...


Cotswold couple back in Brora

Cotswold couple back in Brora

A NUMBER of readers will recall Jeremy and Anita Spencer who spent several very happy holidays in Brora.


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