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North counties committee to focus on economy

North counties committee to focus on economy

THE newly formed Caithness and Sutherland area committee is scheduled to hold its second meeting, in Wick, on Monday.


Review could open up funding for ‘new’ deprived areas

Review could open up funding for ‘new’ deprived areas

A REVIEW is to take place of the areas in the Highlands considered to be “deprived” and therefore eligible for extra funding.


'Silent Three' reunited for 70th birthday bash

'Silent Three' reunited for 70th birthday bash

But the greatest gift of all was the presence of her two childhood friends, one of whom had flown all the way from Canada specially for the event.


What really makes Christmas special

What really makes Christmas special

Right!


Awards finalists Wheelers power ahead

Awards finalists Wheelers power ahead

Golspie-based bike club East Sutherland Wheelers is one of the finalists in this year’s Scottish Sports Awards.


Big turnout for karting championships

Big turnout for karting championships

The annual North of Scotland Kart Club awards took place recently at the Brora Golf Club, with a large turnout of over 80 people from the karting fraternity…


Cameron ends season on a high

Cameron ends season on a high

A Ross-shire golfer, Allan Cameron, ended a very successful summer season flying high on the back of an eagle after qualifying for a national newspaper…


Golspie slip in title race

Golspie slip in title race

GOLSPIE Sutherland lost ground in the North Caledonian League title race when they were narrowly beaten 1-0 by rivals Thurso at Sir George’s Park…


Age Scotland awards for two Sutherland groups

Age Scotland awards for two Sutherland groups

Two North Sutherland organisations are amongst the winners at Age Scotland’s Annual Awards ceremony at Edinburgh’s City Chambers.


Clyne School conversion plans evoke memories

Clyne School conversion plans evoke memories

Following last week’s headline story in the Northern Times (Historic school set for new life), Clyne Heritage Society has received many supportive…


Council's new guidelines for small wind turbine developments

Council's new guidelines for small wind turbine developments

In recognition of the demand and potential of small-scale wind turbine developments in the Highlands, and following a public consultation, The Highland…


Work to start soon on Cambusavie Unit

Work to start soon on Cambusavie Unit

Work at the Cambusavie Unit in Golspie is set to get underway in the next few weeks following an announcement by NHS Highland of an initial investment…


Delays on Inverness to Aberdeen rail line

Delays on Inverness to Aberdeen rail line

There are currently delays on the Inverness to Aberdeen rail service.


Fuel spillage at Tescos

Fuel spillage at Tescos

Emergency services are currently in attendance at a fuel spillage at the Tesco Petrol Station in the Holm area of Inverness this afternoon.


Police want info on stolen goods

Police want info on stolen goods

Northern Constabulary are asking any members of the public who have been offered items stolen after break-ins in Inverness, to contact them.


Local store helps Golspie Primary to grow

Local store helps Golspie Primary to grow

The Nisa local store on Golspie’s Main Street has donated £414 to Golspie Primary School to help purchase equipment and seeds for a vegetable…


Awards for local council staff

Awards for local council staff

TWO Highland Council workers in Sutherland have won in-house Quality Awards.


Highland Gunners in Inverness on Thursday

Highland Gunners in Inverness on Thursday

Around 200 soldiers from 19th Regiment Royal Artillery (The Highland Gunners) will take part in a Homecoming Parade in Inverness on Thursday…


Highlands to mark Armistice Day

Highlands to mark Armistice Day

Highland councillors and Highland Council staff will be taking part in acts of remembrance to mark Armistice Day throughout the Highlands.


Sutherland youngsters praised by senior Rotarian

Sutherland youngsters praised by senior Rotarian

A SENIOR Rotarian has praised young members of two Sutherland Interact Clubs – the junior arm of the Rotary Club.


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