Reflections

Reflections from Ross-shire

Dingwall WRI members in the guise of the Romper Room during the 1968 Dingwall Gala week. Picture courtesy of Dingwall Museum

Friday, 21st July, 1916 ACHNASHEEN - A nice little function took place on Tuesday night, when the local troop of the Boy Scouts met Scout-Corpl James Dick, clerk at the railway station, and presented him with a gift of money, on the occasion of his leaving the district for a more remunerative post with the same company.

Reflections from Ross-shire

Published: Sun 17 Jul 2016

Portmahomack pontoon

100 Years Ago Friday, 14th July, 1916 A HEAVY rainfall was experienced in Dingwall over the weekend. All Friday until far into Sunday morning, rain fell incessantly. The rainfall over the country stands unparalleled for a long number of years.

Reflections from Ross-shire

Published: Sun 10 Jul 2016

Badachro School pupils 1951. Picture courtesy of Gairloch Heritage Museum

100 Years Ago Friday, July 7, 1916 A correspondent remarks on the lessening of motor traffic on the public roads, as a result of the motor spirit restrictions and the motor car taxes. Military and Naval motors, official or otherwise, are still numerous.

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Published: Sun 05 Jun 2016

100 Years Ago Friday, 26th May, 1916 FERINTOSH - During the winter and spring months, cocoa has been provided at midday to children attending Ferintosh Public School.

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