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NICKY MARR: Waste not, want not and let’s all get sniffy

NICKY MARR: Waste not, want not and let’s all get sniffy

NICKY MARR: Waste not, want not and let’s all get sniffy

16 January 2022

Hands up if you don’t sniff the milk before making a cup of tea?


'Fear not! I will never leave you. I will never fail you'

'Fear not! I will never leave you. I will never fail you'

'Fear not! I will never leave you. I will never fail you'

16 January 2022

The dark nights are shortening. Spring is on the horizon.


VET TALK: What to look out for in older cats

VET TALK: What to look out for in older cats

VET TALK: What to look out for in older cats

15 January 2022

Aged 13, her owners brought her into the surgery as they were concerned about some changes in her behaviour.


Highland public health director: 'Here's why Covid testing remains vital'

Highland public health director: 'Here's why Covid testing remains vital'

Highland public health director: 'Here's why Covid testing remains vital'

15 January 2022

Testing for the Covid virus has been vital in efforts to control the pandemic.


VET SPEAK: Prevention is better than cure for dog’s toothy problem

VET SPEAK: Prevention is better than cure for dog’s toothy problem

VET SPEAK: Prevention is better than cure for dog’s toothy problem

11 January 2022

Paloma was a five-year-old Bichon Frise with very bad breath. On examination I could see she had some heavy tartar build up over her molars.


NICKY MARR: Now is as good a time as any to do it

NICKY MARR: Now is as good a time as any to do it

NICKY MARR: Now is as good a time as any to do it

09 January 2022

Nicky Marr tells us about the handful of intentions she has set for herself for January.


Supermarket sweep in Ross-shire kindles traumatic memories from the frozen food section

Supermarket sweep in Ross-shire kindles traumatic memories from the frozen food section

Supermarket sweep in Ross-shire kindles traumatic memories from the frozen food section

03 January 2022

6am – sneaked out of the house under cover of darkness and did a trolley dash round Tesco while there was still fresh fruit available...


Ross-shire wind fund spin-off flagged as communities enjoy support

Ross-shire wind fund spin-off flagged as communities enjoy support

Ross-shire wind fund spin-off flagged as communities enjoy support

03 January 2022

Community groups in Ross-shire have benefited from another year of funding from the EDF Renewables Corriemoillie Wind Farm.


Nicky Marr: How was 2021 for you? Bring on 2022!

Nicky Marr: How was 2021 for you? Bring on 2022!

Nicky Marr: How was 2021 for you? Bring on 2022!

02 January 2022

As we say goodbye (good riddance?) to 2021, it’s a great time to reflect on the best and worst parts of the year.


CHRISTIAN VIEWPOINT: John Dempster on Scotland's Year of Stories

CHRISTIAN VIEWPOINT: John Dempster on Scotland's Year of Stories

CHRISTIAN VIEWPOINT: John Dempster on Scotland's Year of Stories

02 January 2022

This year is Scotland’s Year of Stories when VisitScotland will emphasise the stories we’ve told and are telling as Scots.


Fascinating Ross-shire connection to the story of winter and spring's rebirth

Fascinating Ross-shire connection to the story of winter and spring's rebirth

Fascinating Ross-shire connection to the story of winter and spring's rebirth

02 January 2022

She is a blue-faced old hag with a magic staff which freezes the ground at every tap and her title is “the witch of winter”.


OPINION: Sobering statistics tell the story of a tough year for businesses in Ross-shire

OPINION: Sobering statistics tell the story of a tough year for businesses in Ross-shire

OPINION: Sobering statistics tell the story of a tough year for businesses in Ross-shire

01 January 2022

Some businesses opened and closed twice during the year and new statistics reveal the extent of the challenges faced.


Good Covid habits are 'habits to maintain for life'

Good Covid habits are 'habits to maintain for life'

Good Covid habits are 'habits to maintain for life'

31 December 2021

Dr Tim Allison discusses why the positive habits from covid are ones that should be kept.


Ask the Doc: Should I ignore my cough?’

Ask the Doc: Should I ignore my cough?’

Ask the Doc: Should I ignore my cough?’

31 December 2021

Our resident doctor gives advice on what to do about a persistent cough.


Here’s to better days ahead – again!

Here’s to better days ahead – again!

Here’s to better days ahead – again!

31 December 2021

Highland musician Liza Mulholland looks back on what she says felt like a "groundhog year".


OUR MAN IN WESTMINSTER: Highland MP Drew Hendry MP says compassion and dignity must be at the heart of policy-making in 2022

OUR MAN IN WESTMINSTER: Highland MP Drew Hendry MP says compassion and dignity must be at the heart of policy-making in 2022

OUR MAN IN WESTMINSTER: Highland MP Drew Hendry MP says compassion and dignity must be at the heart of policy-making in 2022

29 December 2021

Often in the worst of times we see the best of people. That’s especially true in our communities, where, every day, we see people's incredible work.


Inside Holyrood: Improving mental health care

Inside Holyrood: Improving mental health care

Inside Holyrood: Improving mental health care

28 December 2021

MSP Emma Roddick says 'People would rather talk about things that are easy to understand, and I can see why'


NICKY MARR: Everyone is tired of living under a cloud, tired of Covid restrictions, tired of the fear

NICKY MARR: Everyone is tired of living under a cloud, tired of Covid restrictions, tired of the fear

NICKY MARR: Everyone is tired of living under a cloud, tired of Covid restrictions, tired of the fear

26 December 2021

Have you tried to have a conversation with anyone recently without the C-word coming up?


Boy called Christmas is an 'origins' story with joy, kindness and hope

Boy called Christmas is an 'origins' story with joy, kindness and hope

Boy called Christmas is an 'origins' story with joy, kindness and hope

26 December 2021

I’ve just been reading a wonderful book, Matt Haig’s A Boy Called Christmas, the movie version of which has just been released.


Christian Viewpoint: 'Why things have changed so much since I was a trembling teenager'

Christian Viewpoint: 'Why things have changed so much since I was a trembling teenager'

Christian Viewpoint: 'Why things have changed so much since I was a trembling teenager'

20 December 2021

As a child and young man, what I heard at church about the Second Coming of Christ terrified me.


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