Housing plan for fire-ravaged Tain shell

THE fire-ravaged shell of an historic Tain house which has been plagued by anti-social behaviour may be brought back into use - after plans for new homes were lodged with Highland Council. The Grove, off

Pensioner told 'you need new lawyer'

Published: Mon 16 Jul 2018

Robert Russell

A FORMER coach who admitted sexually assaulting teenage boys in Ross-shire under his supervision has been advised to get a new lawyer before he's sentenced next month. Robert Russell (67) had earlier admitted

Locals to decide where parking charges fall

Published: Mon 16 Jul 2018

free parking Dingwall

LOCAL argument will settle the score as councillors go head to head to decide which sites in their own areas will be subject to new parking charges. A meeting of Highland Council's Ross and Cromarty area

Garden plans offer a view to a thrill

Published: Sun 15 Jul 2018

Inverewe Tower

A WESTER Ross attraction that pulls in visitors from around the world is reaching for the sky in a bid to raise its profile higher still. A bold £350,000 vision of a proposed new 20m viewing tower at award-winning

Pupils score windfall for good cause

Published: Sun 15 Jul 2018

St Clements

IMPASSIONED pleas from pupils at a Dingwall school have helped boost the coffers of one Highland charity by thousands of pounds - and earned them plenty of praise for their philanthropic spirit. St Clements

Plotting out a bright future for Dingwall

Published: Sat 14 Jul 2018

Sandra MacDonald

ACTIVISTS plotting the development of Ross-shire's county town are set to draw on its rich past to help it grasp a golden opportunity to grow its global appeal. As Dingwall eyes the potential of thousands

Avoch housing plans will create an 'us and them'


Published: Fri 13 Jul 2018

Memorial Field Avoch

PLANNERS have been accused of overdeveloping a Ross-shire village and risking rich-poor segregation in the way they are allowing it to happen. An Avoch-born resident claims the scale of expansion indicated

Dancing well in Dingwall

Published: Fri 13 Jul 2018

Dingwall Gala

THEY were dancing in the streets of Dingwall at the weekend - and they'll be doing so again tomorrow. Dingwall Gala, which concludes on Saturday with an outdoor family ceilidh following a floats and fancy

Inspiring volunteers get kids moving

Published: Thu 12 Jul 2018

Stuart Hamilton

AN inspiring volunteer who helps put a spring in the step of Easter Ross youngsters on Sunday mornings has been recognised for her efforts. Aileen Stuart, who is also a leading light in the Easter Ross

Call for bank closures to be put on hold

Published: Wed 11 Jul 2018


THE Royal Bank of Scotland has made another attempt to convince communities across Highland that customers themselves have shaped its destiny by choosing to switch to new technology. A detailed response

Bella headline slot to be tribute to singer

Published: Wed 11 Jul 2018

Frightened Rabbit

BELLADRUM will pay tribute to the late Scott Hutchison of Frightened Rabbit next month. The group were due to headline the festival's Hot House stage to perform seminal album The Midnight Organ Fight in

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