War hero is remembered by valley name move

David McAndie

A WAR hero from Portmahomack who won a Military Cross for gallantry has been immortalised after a Canadian valley was named in his honour. The small valley - or coulee - has been named after the celebrated

Alness teen's academic achievement is honoured

Published: Wed 17 Jan 2018


A RISING academic star of future has won a national award for his superb work in geography. Alness Academy's Amandeep Kainth achieved a Scottish Association of Geography Teachers Award for getting 100

Bakery plan will rise from the ashes

Published: Tue 16 Jan 2018


A new bakery project is on track to rise from the ashes of a deliberate fire attack. Harry Gow the Inverness based bakery company was last summer on the verge of opening an upmarket bakery shop in the

Fifteen homes plan to be discussed in public

Published: Mon 15 Jan 2018

A PROPOSAL for a housing development in the Black Isle village of Munlochy will be put before the community. Knockbain Community Council has called a public meeting for tomorrow (Tuesday) to discuss the

Positive response after festive Ullapool battery snatch

Published: Sun 14 Jan 2018

A WESTER Ross village flattened by the theft of batteries powering an acclaimed festive lights display can already take a positive from the experience. Frustrated organisers of Ullapool's quirky lights

Rescue cub is 'otterly' adorable

Published: Sun 14 Jan 2018

otter cub Beatha

AN abandoned otter cub is settling into a temporary new home after she was rescued in Aultbea. Beatha is receiving plenty of tender loving care at the International Otter Survival Fund (IOSF) on Skye after

Ross-shire to pioneer 'fit home' trailblazer

Published: Sat 13 Jan 2018

Keith Brown

A CLUSTER of homes in Ross-shire will form part of a trailblazing tranche of "fit homes" across the Highlands. State-of-the-art housing will be built across the Highlands as part of the £3 million project

Mum tells of heartbreak after daughter's death

Published: Sat 13 Jan 2018

Bethany Walker.

A REMOTE Highland community is in shock after learning that a bright and popular teenager suffering from flu died after also being struck with pneumonia. Bethany Walker (pictured), from Applecross, lost

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