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Theft of cable - man due in Dornoch court today

Theft of cable - man due in Dornoch court today

A 28-year-old Skye man has been reported to the Procurator Fiscal in connection with the alleged theft of cable in the Lochcarron area on 7 June.


EXCLUSIVE - Police warn aircraft debris may wash up along Sutherland shoreline

EXCLUSIVE - Police warn aircraft debris may wash up along Sutherland shoreline

Police have warned the public that debris from the two Tornado aircraft which crashed near the Beatrice Oil Field in the Moray Firth on Tuesday may wash…


Solution soon to Culrain flooding?

Solution soon to Culrain flooding?

A FLOODING problem, which has been "ignored" for years and is a danger to pedestrians and cyclists may be finally swept away after years of wrangling.


Urgent action needed on Brora ‘absolute eyesore’

Urgent action needed on Brora ‘absolute eyesore’

BRORA residents are refusing to let the grass grow under their feet after a prime site on the edge of the village has turned into an "absolute eyesore."


Good turnout for Skibo Pairs

Good turnout for Skibo Pairs

The Skibo Plate A Pairs bowls competition took place on the Dornoch green on Sunday.


Seaforth House re-opens to admissions

Seaforth House re-opens to admissions

SEAFORTH House in Golspie re-opened for new admissions on Wednesday after dozens of its residents had previously fallen victim to the bug Norovirus, which…


Top saddle girl Brèagha to ride for Scotland

Top saddle girl Brèagha to ride for Scotland

A SUTHERLAND schoolgirl has been chosen to represent her country in a prestigious endurance riding event in Ireland later this month. Fourteen-year-old…


Climate change and land use play significant part in balance of nature

Climate change and land use play significant part in balance of nature

Sir – The letter from Peter McNicol in last week’s edition made colourful and interesting reading.


Outdated and totally inaccurate observations

Outdated and totally inaccurate observations

Sir – I’m sure that Mr McNicol’s letter (NT June 29) is not intended to be taken seriously and that his aim is to provoke, but it seems…


The last Earl’s Cross Hostel boys

The last Earl’s Cross Hostel boys


Wanderers in fightback to grab points

Wanderers in fightback to grab points

BRORA Wanderers came from two goals down to pip fellow Sutherland AFA league side Dornoch City 5-4 in a thriller at Meadows Park last Saturday.


Young legs triumph over experience

Young legs triumph over experience

This year’s Guy Cup was played out at Farr High School Park on Saturday afternoon with all the usual suspects stepping up to the touch-line.


Eye-catching display by Brora

Eye-catching display by Brora

Brora Rangers 1, Ross County 3


Decentralisation will allow local reporting again

Decentralisation will allow local reporting again

"Convener, recently they spent £1.8 million updating the Scottish Parliament’s live webcasting, and then found that during the following month…


Food For Thought

Food For Thought

That wonderful, tiny little puppy that everyone "oo’ed" and "ahh-ed" over is now a whopping great monster of six months with a mind of his own.


When are conservationists going to look at endangered Highlanders?

When are conservationists going to look at endangered Highlanders?

Sir – I read with interest the article about the seal cull on Scottish salmon farms and Peter McNicol’s letter about conservation bodies.


Recovered airman dies in hopital

Recovered airman dies in hopital

RAF Lossiemouth have confirmed that one of the airman recovered following yesterday's Tornado GR4 incident off the Sutherland coast, has died in Raigmore…


Work progresses at Tain's Asda

Work progresses at Tain's Asda

The steel frame for Asda's new store at Knockbreck Road, Tain, has just been erected.


Delays on Helmsdale to Kinbrace road

Delays on Helmsdale to Kinbrace road

The Highland Council will be carrying out a major patching exercise on the A897 between Helmsdale and Kinbrace with work starting on Monday (9 July). 


Police give early warning of abnormal load

Police give early warning of abnormal load

Police are giving an early warning about a 260 tonne abnormal load which will be leaving Invergordon Docks at 8am on Saturday (7 July) and travelling…


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