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NICKY MARR: Hit pause on new national parks

NICKY MARR: Hit pause on new national parks

NICKY MARR: Hit pause on new national parks

28 February 2024

Can we press pause on more National Parks? Just till we’re back on track with the vital stuff?


EDWARD MOUNTAIN: New energy efficiency Bill could 'obliterate' Highland finances

EDWARD MOUNTAIN: New energy efficiency Bill could 'obliterate' Highland finances

EDWARD MOUNTAIN: New energy efficiency Bill could 'obliterate' Highland finances

27 February 2024

The MSP warns that 'it is practically impossible' for Highland homes to meet proposed energy performance standard.


COLIN CAMPBELL: Do we now miss Craig Dunain 'safety net'?

COLIN CAMPBELL: Do we now miss Craig Dunain 'safety net'?

COLIN CAMPBELL: Do we now miss Craig Dunain 'safety net'?

25 February 2024

In the Highlands people are having to wait extraordinary lengths of time for consultation treatment. What good is that for anyone’s mental wellbeing?


MOTORS: Subaru’s first venture into all-electric arena – is it worth £55,495 price tag?

MOTORS: Subaru’s first venture into all-electric arena – is it worth £55,495 price tag?

MOTORS: Subaru’s first venture into all-electric arena – is it worth £55,495 price tag?

25 February 2024

As with every EV, the electric power goes straight to the wheels with instant performance and it’s quick off the mark, says our columnist.


POLITICS MATTERS: It’s time for an urgent rethink on pension proposals

POLITICS MATTERS: It’s time for an urgent rethink on pension proposals

POLITICS MATTERS: It’s time for an urgent rethink on pension proposals

25 February 2024

People will face the impossible dilemma of being too old to work and too young to retire, says our columnist.


Strictly Inverness 2024 diary: Team bonding

Strictly Inverness 2024 diary: Team bonding

Strictly Inverness 2024 diary: Team bonding

24 February 2024

One of content editor Andy Dixon's reasons for signing up to Strictly Inverness was to meet more people.


NICKY MARR: Selling up – for the right reasons

NICKY MARR: Selling up – for the right reasons

NICKY MARR: Selling up – for the right reasons

21 February 2024

The housing crisis here – as in other parts of Scotland – is well documented.


MOTORS: ‘Wimpy features’ go when Ineos Grenadier leaves road

MOTORS: ‘Wimpy features’ go when Ineos Grenadier leaves road

MOTORS: ‘Wimpy features’ go when Ineos Grenadier leaves road

18 February 2024

The Grenadier is designed to appeal to outdoor types, farmers and adventurers, says our columnist.


Strictly Inverness 2024 diary: Never Gonna Quiz You Up

Strictly Inverness 2024 diary: Never Gonna Quiz You Up

Strictly Inverness 2024 diary: Never Gonna Quiz You Up

17 February 2024

This week's pinnacle was the first proper fundraiser that Courier content editor Andy Dixon and dance partner Ruth Mason organised – a quiz night.


COLIN CAMPBELL: No wonder the ‘free’ NHS is buckling under the strain

COLIN CAMPBELL: No wonder the ‘free’ NHS is buckling under the strain

COLIN CAMPBELL: No wonder the ‘free’ NHS is buckling under the strain

17 February 2024

The national health service is seldom out of the headlines these days for a range of negative reasons.


NHS HIGHLAND: It is time to take up vaccination offer

NHS HIGHLAND: It is time to take up vaccination offer

NHS HIGHLAND: It is time to take up vaccination offer

17 February 2024

Covid vaccine is still important especially for the most vulnerable, older people and those with reduced immunity, says Dr Tim Allison.


Blythswood's work reflects conviction that God cares for us

Blythswood's work reflects conviction that God cares for us

Blythswood's work reflects conviction that God cares for us

16 February 2024

Christians believe God is the source of wisdom to both discern what is happening, and understand how to respond, says our columnist.


NICKY MARR: Equal education opportunities too much to ask for?

NICKY MARR: Equal education opportunities too much to ask for?

NICKY MARR: Equal education opportunities too much to ask for?

14 February 2024

Comparing the opportunities that a tiny 28-pupil school can provide with what can be offered in a city school, isn’t comparing like with like.


LUCY BEATTIE: Brexit has battered Highland food sector – but is there hope for change?

LUCY BEATTIE: Brexit has battered Highland food sector – but is there hope for change?

LUCY BEATTIE: Brexit has battered Highland food sector – but is there hope for change?

11 February 2024

What will shape the culinary landscape of the North Highlands post-Brexit – and can the spirit of love endure?


Strictly Inverness 2024 diary: Thank you for all your support so far

Strictly Inverness 2024 diary: Thank you for all your support so far

Strictly Inverness 2024 diary: Thank you for all your support so far

10 February 2024

Get a year’s subscription to The Inverness Courier for a £25 charity donation. The deal is in aid of Highland Hospice and Inverness Ice Centre.


COLIN CAMPBELL: From personal experience, no wonder the ‘free’ NHS is buckling right now

COLIN CAMPBELL: From personal experience, no wonder the ‘free’ NHS is buckling right now

COLIN CAMPBELL: From personal experience, no wonder the ‘free’ NHS is buckling right now

10 February 2024

The health service is seldom out of the headlines these days for a range of negative reasons.


KAREN ANDERSON: Back into the Universal Credit maze with son's long-term wellbeing in mind

KAREN ANDERSON: Back into the Universal Credit maze with son's long-term wellbeing in mind

KAREN ANDERSON: Back into the Universal Credit maze with son's long-term wellbeing in mind

10 February 2024

'It’s not easy, but essential and will support him when I am no longer able to – hopefully many years in the future.'


Jamie Halcro Johnston: SNP's nearly £80 million in cuts will hit rural Scotland hard

Jamie Halcro Johnston: SNP's nearly £80 million in cuts will hit rural Scotland hard

Jamie Halcro Johnston: SNP's nearly £80 million in cuts will hit rural Scotland hard

06 February 2024

He says 'decisions by SNP and Green ministers in Edinburgh that will have a real impact on life here in the Highlands.'


HEALTH MATTERS: Medicines have their place but are not the only answer

HEALTH MATTERS: Medicines have their place but are not the only answer

HEALTH MATTERS: Medicines have their place but are not the only answer

05 February 2024

Almost all of us will use medicines and tablets either regularly or occasionally.


COLIN CAMPBELL: After WhatsApp humiliation, are we any better prepared for the next Great Plague?

COLIN CAMPBELL: After WhatsApp humiliation, are we any better prepared for the next Great Plague?

COLIN CAMPBELL: After WhatsApp humiliation, are we any better prepared for the next Great Plague?

05 February 2024

'Sturgeon has been hung out to dry for deleting any humiliation she might have suffered through WhatsApp exchanges, and maybe she deserves to be.'


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