Home   News   Archive

NEWS

Appeal for witnesses

Appeal for witnesses

Police in Thurso are appealing for witnesses after a red Audi A4 car was damaged.


Rosehall Wind Farm traffic - slideshow

Rosehall Wind Farm traffic - slideshow

Peter Sutherland took these photos of giant turbines being transported to the wind farm at Rosehall.


Two Sutherland teenagers to carry Olympic Torch

Two Sutherland teenagers to carry Olympic Torch

Two Sutherland teenagers have been chosen to carry the Olympic Torch through Inverness in June.


Crofting Commission election results

Crofting Commission election results

The counting of the votes for the 2012 Crofting Commission election took place in the Main Hall of Inverness Town House yesterday and six representatives…


Council stick to road repair formula

Council stick to road repair formula

A CONTROVERSIAL formula used to distribute cash from a £2 million pot to carry out emergency pothole repairs in the Highlands has been backed, despite…


Funding for young Golspie mountain biker

Funding for young Golspie mountain biker

GOLSPIE mountain biker Iain Paton is hoping to continue where he left off as he makes the step up to the junior category after receiving £1,000 from the…


Golspie win keeps title chances going

Golspie win keeps title chances going

GOLSPIE Sutherland kept their North Caledonian League title hopes alive with a 3-2 victory over Thurso at King George V Park.


Historic win for Rogart curling Club

Historic win for Rogart curling Club

ROGART skip Nigel Murray confirmed his place in Sutherland’s curling history by winning the Province League Championship Cup for the first time.


IAN MORRISON, Tongue

IAN MORRISON, Tongue

IAN was quiet, gentle, and considerate. A real gentleman who was extremely well-liked and admired by all who knew him.


KENNETH MACLEAN, Golspie

KENNETH MACLEAN, Golspie

Kenny Maclean, who died on 2nd March 2011, was born on 15th February 1930 at the home of his maternal grandparents in Barrhead.


Local power is viable only if cash goes with it

Local power is viable only if cash goes with it

BEAR with me while I delve into history.Many readers will recall that there used to be a Sutherland District Council. Its membership made up of councillors…


My struggles are minor compared to what others face

My struggles are minor compared to what others face

THE cartoon cat Garfield is a superhero like no other. He doesn’t have any special powers and neither does he do anything amazing or dramatic. He has…


Royal Dornoch up to number 12 in world

Royal Dornoch up to number 12 in world

THE leading American golf publication Links has recently issued its 2012 survey on the world’s top 100 golf courses and Royal Dornoch has come in at number…


Strong start turns sour for Brora

Strong start turns sour for Brora

AFTER giving as good as they got for over an hour, Brora Rangers finally capitulated against Keith at Kynoch Park, shipping four late goals.


Bethany earns first international netball cap

Bethany earns first international netball cap

A 14 year old Golspie High School pupil has earned her first international netball cap by representing Scotland in the Under 17 European Championships…


Golspie Newsagents to close

Golspie Newsagents to close

GOLSPIE Newsagents is to cease trading as from Saturday, 24th March. The unexpected announcement was made by owners John and Mairi MacDonald this week.


Surprise party for retiring postman

Surprise party for retiring postman

A NORTH Sutherland postman’s sterling service to his community over nearly half-a-century has been marked with a lively party.


Sutherland artist wins commission for Caithness artworks

Sutherland artist wins commission for Caithness artworks

Sutherland-based artist Gavin Lockhart has been commissioned to undertake the next stage of public art at John O’Groats, with a series of works celebrating…


MP backs fight for lower energy prices

MP backs fight for lower energy prices

FAR North MP John Thurso has backed a national campaign which is aiming to use the power of thousands of energy consumers to secure a market-leading deal…


'Very large' wind farms could be included in planning blueprint

'Very large' wind farms could be included in planning blueprint

A CATEGORY for “very large” wind farms has been included in a new planning blueprint because Highland councillors are being regularly asked to consider…


This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies - Learn More