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£35,000 confiscation order against former Alness man

£35,000 confiscation order against former Alness man

At Edinburgh High Court today, a Confiscation Order for £35,000 was made against Scott Daniel Ross, whose last known address was in Alness.


Two Sutherland drink drivers banned

Two Sutherland drink drivers banned


Red Nose fun for Sutherland primary pupils

Red Nose fun for Sutherland primary pupils

Lairg Primary School celebrated Red Nose Day in style. The school hosted a sporting extravaganza, inviting four other local primary schools – Altnaharra,…


Police appeal for witnesses to A9 incident

Police appeal for witnesses to A9 incident

Police are appealing for information in relation to a road traffic incident which occurred on the A9 at the Tore roundabout around 9.15 am yesterday morning.


Ramblers call on MoD to abandon Cape Wrath purchase plans

Ramblers call on MoD to abandon Cape Wrath purchase plans

Dick Balharry, President of Ramblers Scotland, is calling on the Ministry of Defence (MoD) to abandon its plans to take over the entire Cape…


Accident closes A9 at Portgower for second time in a week

Accident closes A9 at Portgower for second time in a week

The A9 at Portgower was closed briefly this morning for the second time in a week following a one vehicle accident.


Brora Rangers players sink trebles in nine-goal win

Brora Rangers players sink trebles in nine-goal win

Hot on the heels of an impressive 5-0 victory over league leaders Wick Academy, it was another masterclass in finishing from Rangers.


Caman join in Clearances shinty match

Caman join in Clearances shinty match

The game takes place between 3pm and 5pm and is being organised by Timespan artist in residence Anthony Schrag who is nearing the end of a project about…


Councillors advised to support massive offshore windfarm plan

Councillors advised to support massive offshore windfarm plan

HIGHLAND councillors are being asked to support plans by an international consortium to build one of the world’s largest offshore windfarms in the…


Do animals know things that we human beings don’t?

Do animals know things that we human beings don’t?

I suppose I am of a generation brought up watching "Lassie"on television (I know, I know! I’m old!) and "Skippy the Bush Kangaroo" where both collie…


Embo team gets shirty

Embo team gets shirty

Embo FC players receive their new polo shirts commemorating their Paul Cup victory last year from sponsor John Murray of Nisa in Dornoch. Also in the…


Just what’s in an old Highland word?

Just what’s in an old Highland word?

"My, but your fantouche the night!"


Photo archive 15th March 2013

Photo archive 15th March 2013


Seven strikes seal second spot for Golspie

Seven strikes seal second spot for Golspie

The Sutherland side knew that victory in their final league match of the season would give them an unassailable lead over their nearest rivals.


Shutdown of Beggs another blow for Brora

Shutdown of Beggs another blow for Brora

BRORA has been dealt another economic blow with the imminent closure of long established electrical goods outlet Graham Begg Ltd.


Councillors' concerns over low bookings through Tourist Info Centres

Councillors' concerns over low bookings through Tourist Info Centres

LOW numbers of room bookings via Highland tourist offices have prompted calls by Highland councillors for technology to be used instead, to attract visitors.


Remember Kessock Bridge roadworks if travelling to Caley v County derby

Remember Kessock Bridge roadworks if travelling to Caley v County derby

Although this Saturday Inverness Caledonian Thistle are at home to Ross County and there is bound to be a bumper crowd, Scotland TranServ advise that…


Staff arrested at Tain special needs school

Staff arrested at Tain special needs school

TWO senior members of staff at an Easter Ross special needs school have been arrested, police have confirmed.


Restriction on 'advance lairs' at cemeteries?

Restriction on 'advance lairs' at cemeteries?

A TRADITION in the Highlands of people buying grave plots in cemeteries ahead of their deaths could be restricted because space is running out, it has…


Deirdre to raise concerns over Portgower vulnerability

Deirdre to raise concerns over Portgower vulnerability

Caithness and Sutherland area committee chair Deirdre Mackay is to raise concerns with Highland Council leaders today over issues with the trunk…


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