'I felt humiliated - an outsider' - Bishop

Mark Strange

A BISHOP whose patch includes Ross-shire has spoken of the "disgrace" of homelessness after taking part in a mass sleep-out which rekindled memories of his own experiences living rough. The Most Rev Mark

Fears new A9 slip roads will see rise in crashes

Published: Sun 17 Dec 2017

NEW slip roads for a 70-mile stretch of the A9 will cause drivers to lose control and skid on to oncoming traffic, it is feared. Transport Scotland bosses have selected a preferred design for junctions

'Get back on track plea' as rail line loses passengers

Published: Sat 16 Dec 2017


THE number of passengers using the ScotRail train service between Inverness and Wick has fallen in the last two years. The figures from the Office of Road and Rail (ORR) show there were 50,000 fewer bums

Council urged to come clean on recycling deal

Published: Sat 16 Dec 2017

Munro Construction

PRESSURE is mounting on Highland Council to explain the circumstances behind a £1.5 million recycling contract "fiasco" which left 31 stunned Easter Ross workers jobless without any advance notice weeks

Communities cut off as big freeze hits

Published: Fri 15 Dec 2017

Tore Roundabout

OUTRAGE over the state of roads and pavements the length and breadth of Ross-shire was growing yesterday as people shared their experiences of facing treacherous conditions while trying to go about their

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