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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.

Dingwall widow blocks her windows in battle with rats

Published: Sat 05 Aug 2017

Mollie Shanks, left, and her friend Irene Henderson in front of the mesh covers on her bedroom windows.

A WIDOW in her nineties who lives close to an eyesore site that is the subject of council order to rid it of rats has had to cover her windows with wire mesh to keep the vermin out of her home.

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