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Care home action points despite good review

Published: Sat 26 May 2018

Wyvis House

CARE home inspectors have called for a Ross-shire facility to implement a number of changes - despite giving it a good review. Wyvis House, in Dingwall's Station Road, is run by RDS Healthcare and can

Distillery owner in plea to planners for change

Published: Sat 26 May 2018

GlenWyvis Distillery

REJECTION of a bid to ditch planning conditions that would pave the way for Ross-shire's newest distillery to offer visitor tours in time to cash in on the lucrative tourist season would mean a devastating

Funding paves way to build dementia project

Published: Fri 25 May 2018

Simon Harry

A TRAILBLAZING project bringing people living with dementia closer to nature has been given a vote of confidence with a £15,000 boost that will keep it running for at least another two years. A 10-week

International status 'a boon for tourism'

Published: Fri 25 May 2018

Beinn Eighe

BOOMING tourism and cultural benefits will boost communities in Wester Ross as a result of a prestigious international status, a leading Scottish environmental figure believes. Mike Cantlay, the chairman

Joint effort to help give refugees aid

Published: Fri 25 May 2018

THSR

REFUGEE support efforts in the Highlands have been given a major boost after three groups joined forces ahead of a massive shipment of vital supplies being sent overseas from Ross-shire. Re-Act Lochaber

'Unrealistic A9 dualling date is fooling nobody'

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Published: Thu 24 May 2018

A9

NO-ONE believes the Scottish Government's 2025 timescale for dualling the Inverness-Perth stretch, according to Highland Council convener - and former SNP member - Bill Lobban. Conservative councillors

Snap of Balintore landmark is a big splash

Published: Thu 24 May 2018

Jony Sutherland

AN advertising campaign has made a real splash after using an image of the Balintore Mermaid. A photo of the beloved statue has been delighting visitors to Edinburgh after it featured on a number of trams

Judy Murray helps school film go viral

Published: Wed 23 May 2018

Gairloch High video

PUPILS at a Wester Ross school seeking to fill its two top posts have created an online buzz in their bid to help recruit the right people. Enterprising youngsters at Gairloch High School took matters

Loom with a view of Highland revolution

Published: Wed 23 May 2018

Prickly Thistle

A NEW strand has been woven into the history of tartan in the Highlands as a campaign to create a new mill gathers pace with backing from around the world. Tartan design house Prickly Thistle has already

Kayla's logo hits the spot for military

Published: Tue 22 May 2018

Kayla Macleod

AN Easter Ross schoolgirl saw the design she sketched out for a competition make the transition from paper to high-tech embroidery machine and then on to a specially personalised hoodie. Kayla Macleod,

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