Positive result for new academy plan
A LONG-awaited new school in Alness has been welcomed by councillors who unanimously approved planning permission this week. Plans to demolish the ... [...]
Topical chat on book fest agenda
WITH Russia currently dominating news headlines around the world one of the star names of this year's Ullapool Book Festival is sure to be a major ... [...]
Author Chris Brookmyre delighted with warm welcome at John O’Groats Book Festival
Award-winning crime writer Chris Brookmyre has praised the warm welcome he received at the first John O'Groats Book Festival. [...]
'Moment of madness' led to marathon
A RELUCTANT runner from Ross-shire hits the streets of the capital this weekend to take on a marathon challenge that has stunned his nearest and de... [...]
Body found in police hunt for pensioner
Police have confirmed that the body of a missing 78-year-old was found on the shoreline near Gairloch. [...]
Search for missing Liam Colgan to widen
Family and friends are drawing up plans to broaden their search beyond Hamburg, where he was last seen. [...]
Community hits out over 'industrial scrapyard' as tourist season kicks in
FEARS the impact an "industrial scrapyard" is having on a tourist-dependent Ross-shire community have sparked a row. Locals in Cromarty have voiced... [...]
Healthcare target of mums on a mission
THREE mothers on a mission to change lives will be jetting off to Bulgaria next month to bring vital healthcare to some of the country's poorest pe... [...]
Fatality fears spur on awareness campaign
HORSE riders on the Black Isle are calling for drivers to rein in their speed following several near misses. Cullicudden residents have been left r... [...]
Back to school for charity gig
FROM Les Miserables to the hits of rock band Queen an Easter Ross teenager is hoping an evening full of musical high notes will help ensure his par... [...]