Ross pupils 'outstanding' exams success

Published: Mon 14 Aug 2017

Dingwall Academy star pupils Kirsty Wilson, Saffron Jezewski, Ellie Mutch and Calum Sarjeant.

ROSS-SHIRE schools celebrated exam successes this week, with 12 pupils at one academy notching up the "outstanding achievement" of gaining five A grades each in their Highers.

Councillor blasts Cromarty's GP 'shambles'

Published: Sun 13 Aug 2017

Cllr Craig Fraser: 'Strong action'

MEDICAL cover in a Black Isle town is going from bad to worse, according to a local councillor furious about a block on urgent appointments available at the GP surgery on Monday.

Global job losses hit Easter Ross

Published: Thu 10 Aug 2017

The yard employed 5000 men and women at its peak.

ROSS-SHIRE job losses at one of Scotland's most successful privately-owned firms were necessary to secure the company's future, a spokesman has said.

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Third time very lucky for Tain side

Published: Sat 29 Jul 2017

Balintore FC's Gordy Lowe presents the trophy to the winning captain Alan Duff of Tain Thistle.

TAIN Thistle made it a hat-trick of cup wins this season in the Ross-shire Welfare League after they survived a spirited fightback from fellow Seaboard Cup finalists Invergordon Social Club to win 4-2 at Seaboard Park last Saturday.

Stage set for Black Isle derby in cup semis

Published: Sat 22 Jul 2017

Everyone wanted to get involved in this goalmouth scramble in the match between Avoch and Maryburgh!

AVOCH and Culbokie will meet in the semi-final of the Highland Amateur Cup after the Black Isle sides won their respective quarter-final ties on Saturday.

Ross-shire through the Lens

Double rainbow at Kiltearn

A Rainbow over the road leading to Kiltearn by Evanton, taken by Scott Eaglesham of the village's Balconie Street.

Double rainbow at Kiltearn

Misty Plockton morning

A MISTY Plockton morning taken at daybreak on August 19 by Neil MacRae of the village's Harbour Street.

Misty Plockton morning

Snowy landscape at Loch Droma

THE magnificent snowy landscape at Loch Droma, between Ullapool and Garve, which includes the distinctive outline of An Teallach. This shot was taken by Brenda McGregor of Conon Bridge on Christmas Day.

Snowy landscape at Loch Droma

View from Ormond Castle, Avoch

A VIEW of Avoch Bay taken in March from Ormond Castle above the Black Isle village by Gavin Roach of Dingwall.

View from Ormond Castle, Avoch

Glorious Cromarty Firth sunrise

A STUNNING start to an autumn day on the Cromarty Firth, taken at 7.15am by Sandy Thorpe of Invergordon.

Glorious Cromarty Firth sunrise

Loch Broom vista

ONE of Ross-shire's finest vistas, the view from near Braemore junction looking down on Loch Broom in Wester Ross, taken by John Urquhart.

Loch Broom vista

Applecross road block

HIGHLAND cattle form an eye-catching road block on a single track near Applecross. This photograph was taken earlier this month by Alister Kemp, Evanton.

Applecross road block

Dramatic view over to Cullins

THIS moody shot of the view to the Cullins on Skye was taken from Badicaul near Kyle of Lochalsh by Jimac MacPhee of Plockton.

Dramatic view over to Cullins

Fading sun crowns Cromarty rig

A SUNSET shot of an oilrig on the Cromarty Firth taken from Inverbreakie by Alan Cruickshank of Dingwall.

Fading sun crowns Cromarty rig

Balintore's Mermaid of the North

THE Mermaid of the North keeping an eye on a passing sea-kayaker at Balintore, taken by Alan Hendry of Wick.

Balintore's Mermaid of the North


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