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Gasps as king revealed in all his naked glory

Gasps as king revealed in all his naked glory

Tsk – that Prince Harry.


Helmsdale Higher Grade School, 1930-31

Helmsdale Higher Grade School, 1930-31

Dingwall resident Mary Rhoden sent in this picture which was taken 82 years ago when she was a member of the infant class at Helmsdale Higher Grade School…


North hoteliers triumph over Games disaster

North hoteliers triumph over Games disaster

A SUTHERLAND hotel turned a disaster into a triumph after a ferocious storm left plans for a long-established annual Highland games in tatters.


Rogart teen picked to compete in hill running international

Rogart teen picked to compete in hill running international

ROGART teenager Alasdair Coupar is celebrating his selection for the Scottish Under 16s team to compete in the annual Hill Running International against…


Screamer knocks Golspie out of cup

Screamer knocks Golspie out of cup

GOLSPIE Sutherland were knocked out of the North Caledonian Cup in a close encounter against Thurso at Sir George’s Park last Saturday.


Splash of colour at camera club’s do

Splash of colour at camera club’s do

EAST Sutherland Camera Club (ESCC) began its new season last Tuesday with an outstanding photographic show and the presentation of awards for the previous…


Tap water can be harmful to goldfish

Tap water can be harmful to goldfish

Sir – In his letter of 13th September, Willie Sutherland suggests people with goldfish should refrain from using tap water.


What became of men accused of witchcraft?

What became of men accused of witchcraft?

Sir – I was hoping your readers could help me with some historical research into witchcraft in Sutherland. For Halloween the Edinburgh Dungeon has…


Wilson wins two titles in glorious 48 hours

Wilson wins two titles in glorious 48 hours

FOLLOWING his age category scratch win in the North District Senior’s Championship 48 hours earlier, local member Robin Wilson’s Indian summer…


Worrying times as Brora suffer biggest defeat

Worrying times as Brora suffer biggest defeat

BRORA Rangers slumped to their biggest defeat of the season against an on-form Nairn County side at Station Park last Saturday.


Official launch of Lairg Windfarm

Official launch of Lairg Windfarm

A SMALL windfarm in central Sutherland was officially opened today.


Top award for Allsorts

Top award for Allsorts

A PIONEERING after school group, set up to let younger Sutherland children enjoy taking their own risks in the great outdoors, has been awarded an honour…


Golspie High depute takes helm after rector quits

Golspie High depute takes helm after rector quits

GOLSPIE High School deputy rector Andrew Murray is to take up the reins after the shock resignation of its current head, Dr James Vance.


MSP calls for Balnakeil Bard's work to be re-published

MSP calls for Balnakeil Bard's work to be re-published

Constituency MSP Rob Gibson has lodged a motion in Parliament celebrating the life and work of Gaelic poet Rob Donn Mackay (1714-1778) and has…


Councillor denies Brora "ghost town" claim

Councillor denies Brora "ghost town" claim

FEARS that Brora is turning into a ghost town have been strongly dispelled by one of its most energetic champions.


Low loader and camper van collide

Low loader and camper van collide

Police are seeking witnesses to a road crash on the A9 at Achrimsdale, just north of Brora, at around 12.45 yesterday morning.


Patch of weeds transformed into community garden

Patch of weeds transformed into community garden

A SCRUBBY patch of weeds in the centre of Embo has been transformed into a tranquil community garden for the enjoyment of both locals and visitors.


New bus routes link isolated north coast communities

New bus routes link isolated north coast communities

AN enterprising North Sutherland community transport group has greatly expanded their service.


Olympic gold medallist James Cracknell arrives in Sutherland

Olympic gold medallist James Cracknell arrives in Sutherland

OVER 700 riders descended on Balblair Farm in the Kyle of Sutherland on Saturday as this year’s Deloitte Ride Across Britain (Deloitte RAB) 2012,…


Salt stocks satisfactory

Salt stocks satisfactory

SALT stocks for gritting in the Highlands this winter are at a satisfactory level, according to roads officials.


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