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Andy Dixon has been content editor for the Inverness Courier, Ross-shire Journal, Strathspey and Badenoch Herald, Highland News and North Star since November 2016. He joined the company in June 2006 and has covered community news, politics, court, sport, entertainment and business in various roles over the years.

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BREAKING: A9 closed in both directions in Inverness due to 'police incident'

19 May 2022
BREAKING: A9 closed in both directions in Inverness due to 'police incident'

BREAKING: A9 closed in both directions in Inverness due to 'police incident'

19 May 2022

Police have closed the A9 in both directions near the Culloden Road overbridge.


Biker dies after accident on Highland road

15 May 2022
Biker dies after accident on Highland road

Biker dies after accident on Highland road

15 May 2022

A 52-year-old motorcyclist has died after an accident on a Highland road this morning.


BREAKING: Cycling legend Christina Mackenzie completes NC500 cycle in under 37 hours raising £2.5k for charity

14 May 2022
BREAKING: Cycling legend Christina Mackenzie completes NC500 cycle in under 37 hours raising £2.5k for charity

BREAKING: Cycling legend Christina Mackenzie completes NC500 cycle in under 37 hours raising £2.5k for charity

14 May 2022

Christina Mackenzie has achieved a new Road Record Association (RRA) record as the fastest woman to cycle North Coast 500.


MFR breakfast show 'beyond my wildest dreams’ – and radio legend Tich McCooey is back!

11 May 2022
MFR breakfast show 'beyond my wildest dreams’ – and radio legend Tich McCooey is back!

MFR breakfast show 'beyond my wildest dreams’ – and radio legend Tich McCooey is back!

11 May 2022

MFR’s new breakfast host Jodie McCluskey says it is ‘beyond her wildest dreams’ to be given the opportunity to present her brand new breakfast show.


CHSS Charity funds respiratory nurse for NHS Highland

10 May 2022
CHSS Charity funds respiratory nurse for NHS Highland

CHSS Charity funds respiratory nurse for NHS Highland

10 May 2022

Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland (CHSS) is giving £53,000 to fund the post to alleviate pressure on NHS Highland and improve lung disease care.


Scottish cycling legend aims to become the fastest woman to cycle the North Coast 500 route

09 May 2022
Scottish cycling legend aims to become the fastest woman to cycle the North Coast 500 route

Scottish cycling legend aims to become the fastest woman to cycle the North Coast 500 route

09 May 2022

Guinness World Record holding cyclist Christina Mackenzie is gearing up to attempt a new record.


Man sentenced to 14 years for 'despicable' violence against women

09 May 2022
Man sentenced to 14 years for 'despicable' violence against women

Man sentenced to 14 years for 'despicable' violence against women

09 May 2022

A 35-year-old man has been sentenced to 14 years imprisonment and given a 25-year non-harassment order at the High Court in Stirling.


INFOGRAPHIC: Polling stations open as voters elect representatives on Highland Council

05 May 2022
INFOGRAPHIC: Polling stations open as voters elect representatives on Highland Council

INFOGRAPHIC: Polling stations open as voters elect representatives on Highland Council

05 May 2022

Polling stations across the Highlands opened at 7am today with voters electing representatives on Highland Council.


NHS Highland health and care system remains under extreme pressure

23 April 2022
NHS Highland health and care system remains under extreme pressure

NHS Highland health and care system remains under extreme pressure

23 April 2022

Health and social care across Highland, Argyll and Bute remains under significant pressure, according to NHS Highland.


PICTURES: Highland commemoration event at Culloden battlefield

17 April 2022
PICTURES: Highland commemoration event at Culloden battlefield

PICTURES: Highland commemoration event at Culloden battlefield

17 April 2022

People gathered at Culloden Battlefield to remember the tragedy that was the Battle of Culloden fought on April 16, 1746.


Lorry driver named following fatal crash on A9

16 April 2022
Lorry driver named following fatal crash on A9

Lorry driver named following fatal crash on A9

16 April 2022

Police have named the lorry driver who died following a crash on the A9 near Alness earlier this week.


'I could be firm but I hope I have been fair,' says retiring Highland sheriff

05 April 2022
'I could be firm but I hope I have been fair,' says retiring Highland sheriff

'I could be firm but I hope I have been fair,' says retiring Highland sheriff

05 April 2022

The first female sheriff to be appointed in the Highlands has presided over her last trial at the Inverness Justice Centre.


WATCH: Highland uni gets £67k rebrand with new 'visual identity'

28 March 2022
WATCH: Highland uni gets £67k rebrand with new 'visual identity'

WATCH: Highland uni gets £67k rebrand with new 'visual identity'

28 March 2022

The region’s university is determined to engage more with communities after revealing a new “visual identity” yesterday.


WATCH: See your Highland Heroes collect their awards

25 March 2022
WATCH: See your Highland Heroes collect their awards

WATCH: See your Highland Heroes collect their awards

25 March 2022

Highland News and Media is proud to share with you some of the highlights of last night's special Highland Heroes awards.


'They are all everyday heroes – and just amazing people'

25 March 2022
'They are all everyday heroes – and just amazing people'

'They are all everyday heroes – and just amazing people'

25 March 2022

Everyone nominated for accolades at last night's Highland Heroes are extraordinary.


MP hails Highland Heroes finalists as being really inspiring

25 March 2022
MP hails Highland Heroes finalists as being really inspiring

MP hails Highland Heroes finalists as being really inspiring

25 March 2022

Highland Heroes has been hailed as an important event for the people of the region.


Highland Heroes from across the region are crowned

24 March 2022
Highland Heroes from across the region are crowned

Highland Heroes from across the region are crowned

24 March 2022

HUNDREDS of people celebrated the region's unsung heroes at an awards event in Inverness this evening.


UPDATE: Missing Highland woman is 'safe and well'

16 March 2022
UPDATE: Missing Highland woman is 'safe and well'

UPDATE: Missing Highland woman is 'safe and well'

16 March 2022

A woman has been found "safe and well" after police appealed for help to track her down.


BREAKING: NHS Highland appeals for nurses to work extra hours in Inverness tonight and tomorrow

06 March 2022
BREAKING: NHS Highland appeals for nurses to work extra hours in Inverness tonight and tomorrow

BREAKING: NHS Highland appeals for nurses to work extra hours in Inverness tonight and tomorrow

06 March 2022

NHS Highland has issued an appeal for nurses to work extra hours at Raigmore Hospital tonight and tomorrow.


Cancelled: Inverness gig for pop music star Olly Murs

25 February 2022
Cancelled: Inverness gig for pop music star Olly Murs

Cancelled: Inverness gig for pop music star Olly Murs

25 February 2022

Pop music star Olly Murs has cancelled his summer tour, which includes a gig in Inverness.


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