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Alasdair Fraser


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Alasdair Fraser is a senior reporter for Highland News and Media with more than 30 years' experience in the industry, including national freelance news reporting and almost 25 years as a freelance football writer. A University of Glasgow MA Hons graduate, he started his career with the Inverness Courier in 1989 and rejoined the company in 2019.

FAI probe to begin next month into death of nursery teacher Chloe Morrison hit by lorry in Drumnadrochit

01 March 2024
FAI probe to begin next month into death of nursery teacher Chloe Morrison hit by lorry in Drumnadrochit

FAI probe to begin next month into death of nursery teacher Chloe Morrison hit by lorry in Drumnadrochit

01 March 2024

A Fatal Accident Inquiry (FAI) will begin next month into the death of a nursery teacher struck by a lorry in Drumnadrochit.


ScotRail's early morning Wick to Inverness service hit by staff illness

29 February 2024
ScotRail's early morning Wick to Inverness service hit by staff illness

ScotRail's early morning Wick to Inverness service hit by staff illness

29 February 2024

Train travellers on this morning’s early service from Wick to Inverness have been hit by disruption north of Lairg.


WATCH: Highland landmark's £30 million transformation gathers pace

27 February 2024
WATCH: Highland landmark's £30 million transformation gathers pace

WATCH: Highland landmark's £30 million transformation gathers pace

27 February 2024

Transformation of a Highland landmark into a world-class visitor attraction is continuing apace, according to one of the project's leading lights.


Cowie hails return of ‘spirit and togetherness’ at Ross County

27 February 2024
Cowie hails return of ‘spirit and togetherness’ at Ross County

Cowie hails return of ‘spirit and togetherness’ at Ross County

27 February 2024

Manager delight on big victory against Livingston.


Ross County goal hero looking up not down after massive victory

26 February 2024
Ross County goal hero looking up not down after massive victory

Ross County goal hero looking up not down after massive victory

26 February 2024

Staggies face Buddies on Tuesday night.


DINGWALL DRAMA: Josh Sims settled 5-goal relegation thriller in Ross County's favour

24 February 2024
DINGWALL DRAMA: Josh Sims settled 5-goal relegation thriller in Ross County's favour

DINGWALL DRAMA: Josh Sims settled 5-goal relegation thriller in Ross County's favour

24 February 2024

Josh Sims rode to Ross County’s rescue all over again as a five-goal relegation thriller ended in triumph for the Staggies.


Josh Reid: Play-off memories will drive Ross County on

24 February 2024
Josh Reid: Play-off memories will drive Ross County on

Josh Reid: Play-off memories will drive Ross County on

24 February 2024

Defender desperate for Ross County to avoid relegation battle.


Foul-up! 8 Highland Council dog wardens catch just 2 dog-fouling culprits in 3 years

23 February 2024
Foul-up! 8 Highland Council dog wardens catch just 2 dog-fouling culprits in 3 years

Foul-up! 8 Highland Council dog wardens catch just 2 dog-fouling culprits in 3 years

23 February 2024

Highland Council is facing demands to clean up its act on dog-fouling – after catching just two offenders in the last three years.


Ross County interim manager out to make his mark in first game at Dingwall

23 February 2024
Ross County interim manager out to make his mark in first game at Dingwall

Ross County interim manager out to make his mark in first game at Dingwall

23 February 2024

Bottom of the table clash on Saturday.


Don Cowie puts faith in gift o' the gab to lift Ross County in relegation fight

22 February 2024
Don Cowie puts faith in gift o' the gab to lift Ross County in relegation fight

Don Cowie puts faith in gift o' the gab to lift Ross County in relegation fight

22 February 2024

Don Cowie reckons it is good to talk – and is making communication a big priority at Ross County.


Ross County face major injury blow – with defender out for 3 months

20 February 2024
Ross County face major injury blow – with defender out for 3 months

Ross County face major injury blow – with defender out for 3 months

20 February 2024

Will Nightingale could miss the rest of the season at Ross County through injury.


'The players will respond' – Malky Mackay breaks silence to back Don Cowie's succession at Ross County

15 February 2024
'The players will respond' – Malky Mackay breaks silence to back Don Cowie's succession at Ross County

'The players will respond' – Malky Mackay breaks silence to back Don Cowie's succession at Ross County

15 February 2024

Malky Mackay is backing Don Cowie to restore calm and unity at Ross County after Derek Adams’ disastrous spell in charge.


Captain Jack joins Ross County's Ibrox mission against Rangers – despite injury

14 February 2024
Captain Jack joins Ross County's Ibrox mission against Rangers – despite injury

Captain Jack joins Ross County's Ibrox mission against Rangers – despite injury

14 February 2024

Injured Jack Baldwin’s first request from new interim manager Don Cowie was to travel with the squad and exert a captain’s influence against Rangers.


Cowie looks to kindle Cardiff City spirit as Ross County face Rangers at Ibrox

13 February 2024
Cowie looks to kindle Cardiff City spirit as Ross County face Rangers at Ibrox

Cowie looks to kindle Cardiff City spirit as Ross County face Rangers at Ibrox

13 February 2024

Don Cowie was never part of a more unified and driven dressing room than at the peak of his powers with Cardiff City.


Ross County "not actively looking" at alternatives as Don Cowie becomes interim manager

12 February 2024
Ross County "not actively looking" at alternatives as Don Cowie becomes interim manager

Ross County "not actively looking" at alternatives as Don Cowie becomes interim manager

12 February 2024

Don Cowie says his first task will be to restore “a calmness” to Ross County after a stormy 79 days under Derek Adams.


68 properties in Easter Ross hit by power cut

09 February 2024
68 properties in Easter Ross hit by power cut

68 properties in Easter Ross hit by power cut

09 February 2024

A power cut has hit 68 properties in Easter Ross.


Remote Wester Ross school and nursery closes after heating failure

09 February 2024
Remote Wester Ross school and nursery closes after heating failure

Remote Wester Ross school and nursery closes after heating failure

09 February 2024

One of Scotland’s smallest and most remote schools has been forced to close today.


Ross County boss Derek Adams hints he could quit after hammering by Motherwell

06 February 2024
Ross County boss Derek Adams hints he could quit after hammering by Motherwell

Ross County boss Derek Adams hints he could quit after hammering by Motherwell

06 February 2024

Derek Adams tonight hinted he could take his future into his own hands and quit as manager after a 5-0 thumping away to Motherwell.


Could you help transform a young person's life by becoming a mentor?

06 February 2024
Could you help transform a young person's life by becoming a mentor?

Could you help transform a young person's life by becoming a mentor?

06 February 2024

An award-winning Inverness charity is looking for volunteers with a desire to help vulnerable young people make better choices in life.


Inverness Airport railway station clocks up over 50,000 passengers in first year

05 February 2024
Inverness Airport railway station clocks up over 50,000 passengers in first year

Inverness Airport railway station clocks up over 50,000 passengers in first year

05 February 2024

ScotRail’s newest railway station in the Highlands is celebrating its first anniversary


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