Ross-shire 100, 50, 25 and 10 Years Ago

CHINESE honour for Dingwall man - In a list of honours by foreign rulers notified in the "London Gazette," there appears the name of Mr William Macdonald, Deputy Commissioner, Chinese Maritime Customs Service, who has received authority to accept and wear the insignia of the Third Class of the Order of the Excellent Crop conferred by the President of the Republic of China in recognition of valuable services rendered.

Reflections from Ross-shire - Friday, 3rd September, 1915

Published: Tue 08 Sep 2015

Bridgend Primary, probably around 1953, with headmaster Mr Murchison. Picture courtesy of Samuel Kennedy, Alness.

AT a meeting of a the Town Council on Monday, Dr Mackenzie raised the question of the Public School being given for billeting purposes, and putting the children in other premises, where there were no sanitary conveniences. He held it was dangerous and illegal.

Reflections of Ross-shire

Published: Sat 15 Aug 2015

Fishermen at a netting station at the mouth of the Conon in the 1950s.

Friday, 13th August, 1915 HARVEST in Ross-shire - The superabundance of rain during July means harvesting will be later than last year.