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‘Join us along the route and support Golspie’: All welcome for royal visit

‘Join us along the route and support Golspie’: All welcome for royal visit

The Duke and Duchess of Edinburgh are making a two-hour visit to Golspie on Monday.


Budapest Cafe Orchestra set to return to Sutherland venues

Budapest Cafe Orchestra set to return to Sutherland venues

The Budapest Cafe Orchestra were the first live act to perform at Rogart Mart following its transformation into an events space


NICKY MARR: Not quite signing out after 22 years

NICKY MARR: Not quite signing out after 22 years

I never set out to be a writer but 22 years ago I landed myself a wee side-line; a column with The Inverness Courier.


UPDATE: A9 rush hour traffic flowing freely again after broken down bus removed

UPDATE: A9 rush hour traffic flowing freely again after broken down bus removed

The A9 has been cleared in the Evanton area after a broken down bus caused rush hour traffic tailbacks.


PICTURES: Oink! Oink! John O’Groats send off for pig-themed Citroen called Pigasso

PICTURES: Oink! Oink! John O’Groats send off for pig-themed Citroen called Pigasso

A young farmer set out from John O’Groats with his support team on Sunday and is heading to Land’s End in a pig-themed car aptly named Pigasso.


Altnabreac road block abuse case collapses at Wick court

Altnabreac road block abuse case collapses at Wick court

Ian Appleby was alleged to have behaved in a threatening or abusive manner at a road block at Altnabreac.


PICTURES: Dounreay workers on picket line as strike action takes place at nuclear site

PICTURES: Dounreay workers on picket line as strike action takes place at nuclear site

Pickets were at Dounreay this morning as the Unite and GMB unions went on strike after rejecting a new pay offer from Nuclear Restoration Services.


Broken down Stagecoach bus causing tailbacks and delays on A9 in Easter Ross

Broken down Stagecoach bus causing tailbacks and delays on A9 in Easter Ross

A broken down bus is causing traffic tailbacks on the A9 near Evanton.


Outdoor Access Ranger Service to be restored to Sutherland following funding award

Outdoor Access Ranger Service to be restored to Sutherland following funding award

Sutherland councillors have agreed to grant £100,000 from the Community Regneration Fund to fund three ranger posts.


Former policeman (47) jailed for seven years for abusive and sexual offences in Sutherland

Former policeman (47) jailed for seven years for abusive and sexual offences in Sutherland

A 47-year-old man has been jailed for abusive and sexual offences Sutherland between April 2019 and December 2021, police have confirmed.


SSEN Transmission set to launch first £2m Community Benefit Fund in September

SSEN Transmission set to launch first £2m Community Benefit Fund in September

SSEN Transmission announced they will soon launch a first round of funding to support communities in the Highlands and the north of Scotland.


Rory Bremner joins Prosper to celebrate Business Excellence in Highlands and Islands

Rory Bremner joins Prosper to celebrate Business Excellence in Highlands and Islands

One of Britain’s best-known impressionists and comedians, Rory Bremner, will return as host of Prosper’s Highlands & Islands Awards.


PICTURES: Wall to wall sunshine for Real Mackay 5 triathlon at Portskerra

PICTURES: Wall to wall sunshine for Real Mackay 5 triathlon at Portskerra

This is the fifth time the event, which was started by local man Hugh Mackay, has taken place.


Watchdog says Highland Council has the largest budget gap in Scotland this year

Watchdog says Highland Council has the largest budget gap in Scotland this year

Audit Scotland warns ‘it's getting harder for councils to do more with less’ but local authorities could be more transparent.


Stoltman brothers’ creation gifts RNLI Invergordon a £1000 pizza the action

Stoltman brothers’ creation gifts RNLI Invergordon a £1000 pizza the action

The Stoltman pizza has been a hit since launch at Sutor Creek - and has left RNLI Invergordon on the crest of a wave…


Highland ports join new alliance to drive offshore wind development

Highland ports join new alliance to drive offshore wind development

Leading Highland ports are among those across Scotland to have joined forces to launch a new alliance to capitalise on offshore wind opportunities.


WATCH: Sumitomo factory at Nigg can have ‘major impact’ on Highland economy, says Scottish net zero secretary

WATCH: Sumitomo factory at Nigg can have ‘major impact’ on Highland economy, says Scottish net zero secretary

MSP Màiri McAllan believes the new facility at Port of Nigg has the potential to create hundreds of jobs


PICTURES: Construction of ‘state-of-the-art’ subsea cable factory at Nigg commences with groundbreaking ceremony

PICTURES: Construction of ‘state-of-the-art’ subsea cable factory at Nigg commences with groundbreaking ceremony

Construction of a new state-of-the-art subsea transmission cable factory in the Highlands commenced this morning.


East Sutherland Rotary Club sets £10k fundraising target for annual classic car tour this weekend

East Sutherland Rotary Club sets £10k fundraising target for annual classic car tour this weekend

This year’s event will feature around 60 vehicles of various vintages.


‘It looks like the MoD missed their bombing target!’: Cape Wrath minibus operator forced to cancel summer bookings due to ‘waist high’ potholes

‘It looks like the MoD missed their bombing target!’: Cape Wrath minibus operator forced to cancel summer bookings due to ‘waist high’ potholes

Stuart Ross, the operator of Cape Wrath Mini Bus, is now seeking compensation from Highland Council for failing to repaire the road.


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