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Dingwall BID in the spotlight as opposition campaign is launched

30 August 2019
Dingwall BID in the spotlight as opposition campaign is launched

Dingwall BID in the spotlight as opposition campaign is launched

30 August 2019

AMBITIOUS proposals claimed as a game-changer for Ross-shire's county town have been dealt a blow by opponents sceptical of the benefits.


Dingwall bridge stalemate set to be broken as big-hearted mystery donor steps forward

30 August 2019
Dingwall bridge stalemate set to be broken as big-hearted mystery donor steps forward

Dingwall bridge stalemate set to be broken as big-hearted mystery donor steps forward

30 August 2019

A two-year stalemate over a shut bridge on a popular Ross route is set to br broken.


North is at risk of a 'missing generation' as housing shortage grows more acute in parts of Ross-shire

18 August 2019
North is at risk of a 'missing generation' as housing shortage grows more acute in parts of Ross-shire

North is at risk of a 'missing generation' as housing shortage grows more acute in parts of Ross-shire

18 August 2019

CHRONIC shortages of affordable housing risk creating a “missing generation” of Highlanders – driven out by rising prices and holiday homes.


Holyrood 'must back Highlands' war on flooding', MSP urges

18 August 2019
Holyrood 'must back Highlands' war on flooding', MSP urges

Holyrood 'must back Highlands' war on flooding', MSP urges

18 August 2019

FLOOD woes in Dingwall will be raised in the Scottish Parliament after a regional MSP called for a “war on flooding” to be backed by Holyrood.


Feat of strength boosts baby unit

18 August 2019
Feat of strength boosts baby unit

Feat of strength boosts baby unit

18 August 2019

A PREMATURE baby’s hospital treatment inspired a team of “burly” men to enter a charity tractor push contest and win £1k for a Raigmore Hospital unit.


'We are being robbed of £500k': Villages raise concerns common good fund is missing out

17 August 2019
'We are being robbed of £500k': Villages raise concerns common good fund is missing out

'We are being robbed of £500k': Villages raise concerns common good fund is missing out

17 August 2019

A “GROSS under-valuation” of common good land could rob two villages of up to half-a-million pounds, a frustrated community council has warned.


Fish farm to be installed in middle of Loch Carron despite local sea lice fears

17 August 2019
Fish farm to be installed in middle of Loch Carron despite local sea lice fears

Fish farm to be installed in middle of Loch Carron despite local sea lice fears

17 August 2019

A LARGE fish farm is being planted in the middle of one of Ross-shire’s most scenic lochs after getting the go-ahead from Highland Council.


Dingwall Business Improvement District campaign to face autumn vote

16 August 2019
Dingwall Business Improvement District campaign to face autumn vote

Dingwall Business Improvement District campaign to face autumn vote

16 August 2019

THE vote for Dingwall traders to head to the polls and decide whether they want to have a business improvement district (BID) will be this autumn.


Quarrying to more than double despite local concerns

15 August 2019
Quarrying to more than double despite local concerns

Quarrying to more than double despite local concerns

15 August 2019

QUARRYING at an Easter Ross site is to more than double despite local concerns.


'If my house floods again it will break me', Dingwall resident tells council boss

11 August 2019
'If my house floods again it will break me', Dingwall resident tells council boss

'If my house floods again it will break me', Dingwall resident tells council boss

11 August 2019

Heartbreak and anger over flash flooding made for a tense public meeting.


Results are in as pupils in Ross-shire bolster Highland success story

09 August 2019
Results are in as pupils in Ross-shire bolster Highland success story

Results are in as pupils in Ross-shire bolster Highland success story

09 August 2019

A Ross-shire head teacher is thrilled with rising attainment at her school as exam results arrive.


Halt new housing until traffic bottleneck tackled, fed-up community warns

06 August 2019
Halt new housing until traffic bottleneck tackled, fed-up community warns

Halt new housing until traffic bottleneck tackled, fed-up community warns

06 August 2019

A NOTORIOUS traffic bottleneck cannot handle more cars and plans for new housing that relies on it for access must be blocked, a community has warned.


Alness homes approved as progress continues on £37m secondary

03 August 2019
Alness homes approved as progress continues on £37m secondary

Alness homes approved as progress continues on £37m secondary

03 August 2019

Alness homes plan is approved as Albyn scheme gets go-ahead.


Objectors say Maryburgh risks losing the heart of community if housing proposal goes ahead

27 July 2019
Objectors say Maryburgh risks losing the heart of community if housing proposal goes ahead

Objectors say Maryburgh risks losing the heart of community if housing proposal goes ahead

27 July 2019

THE heart of a Ross-shire community will be destroyed and generations of children "robbed" if a controversial housing proposal goes ahead.


Student’s perfect pitch after operation

22 July 2019
Student’s perfect pitch after operation

Student’s perfect pitch after operation

22 July 2019

A WOMAN who had to learn to walk again following surgery has overcome a potentially debilitating condition to secure a first class music degree.


Community attacks council over short notice for major grant award deadline

21 July 2019
Community attacks council over short notice for major grant award deadline

Community attacks council over short notice for major grant award deadline

21 July 2019

A FURIOUS community council has demanded answers after it only received word about a near £1 million grant fund just six days before the deadline.


ScotRail chiefs urged to invest in Far North Line by Highland Council leader

20 July 2019
ScotRail chiefs urged to invest in Far North Line by Highland Council leader

ScotRail chiefs urged to invest in Far North Line by Highland Council leader

20 July 2019

RAIL chiefs must commit to urgent investment in the Far North Line to tackle its unreliable services, Highland Council's leader has warned.


Row escalates over Highland Council housing plan for Ross village

20 July 2019
Row escalates over Highland Council housing plan for Ross village

Row escalates over Highland Council housing plan for Ross village

20 July 2019

MARYBURGH residents have vowed all out opposition to a “clearances-style land-grab” from Highland Council in a row over village green space.


Town is ‘top of list’ for repairs

19 July 2019
Town is ‘top of list’ for repairs

Town is ‘top of list’ for repairs

19 July 2019

DINGWALL will be first in line for contractors surveying cables across High Street after the farce endured attempting to hang festive lights in 2018.


Major traffic jams outside Dingwall

18 July 2019
Major traffic jams outside Dingwall

Major traffic jams outside Dingwall

18 July 2019

Roadworks in A862 and Maryburgh cause delays


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