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Dingwall school welcomes support of local freemason lodge

Dingwall school welcomes support of local freemason lodge

The school buildings have been condemned as unfit for purpose but local supporters aim to help improve the environment.


Loturi feels play-off experience was vital to Staggies victory

Loturi feels play-off experience was vital to Staggies victory

Being in the play-offs for a second year in-a-row could have been an ominous spectre for Ross County. Instead they used it to their advantage.


Strike action involving cleansing and waste workers in the Highlands could begin in July

Strike action involving cleansing and waste workers in the Highlands could begin in July

Highland Council could be among 29 councils in Scotland affected by industrial action launched by the country’s largest union.


Scotland’s ‘tourist tax’ welcomed by Highland Council but tourism body fears for ‘hard-pressed sector’

Scotland’s ‘tourist tax’ welcomed by Highland Council but tourism body fears for ‘hard-pressed sector’

The ‘tourist tax’ approved by the Scottish Government yesterday has been welcomed by Highland Council.


Play-off rematch set for League Cup group stage

Play-off rematch set for League Cup group stage

Ross County will lock horns with Raith Rovers once again in the opening weeks of the competitive 2024/25 campaign.


World’s Strongest Man Tom Stoltman greets ‘Ultraman’ runner Ashley Cain after first leg of world record attempt in memory of baby daughter

World’s Strongest Man Tom Stoltman greets ‘Ultraman’ runner Ashley Cain after first leg of world record attempt in memory of baby daughter

Cain completed the first leg of his challenge on Monday and is now traveling south via Sutherland, Ross-shire and Inverness.


Cromarty teenager (15) scouted for Emerging Talent programme by Scottish Football Association

Cromarty teenager (15) scouted for Emerging Talent programme by Scottish Football Association

A Cromarty teenager (15) has been scouted for Scottish FA’s “Emerging Talent” programme, after doting support from “super proud” family.


WATCH: Nicola Sturgeon blames ‘austerity, Brexit, the pandemic’ for A9 dualling delays’

WATCH: Nicola Sturgeon blames ‘austerity, Brexit, the pandemic’ for A9 dualling delays’

Fergus Ewing asked her: ‘surely, many people are right to say the A9 just wasn’t the top priority for the Scottish Government’.


Tain Thistle go top with thirteen-goal barrage against Embo, as Inver hammer Lochinver

Tain Thistle go top with thirteen-goal barrage against Embo, as Inver hammer Lochinver

The Tain Jags are now top of the North-west Sutherland league.


Easter Ross distillery workers poised for strike action

Easter Ross distillery workers poised for strike action

A union leader said support for industrial action at Whyte & Mackay ‘is overwhelming but unsurprising’.


PICTURES: Queen Anne makes maiden trip to Easter Ross port

PICTURES: Queen Anne makes maiden trip to Easter Ross port

Her arrival this morning was eagerly anticipated by a port which is witnessing another bumper season.


Bill on 'tourist tax' backed by Highland Council approved at Holyrood

Bill on 'tourist tax' backed by Highland Council approved at Holyrood

MSPs have voted in favour of introducing a tourist tax in Scotland.


Midfielder confirms Ross County exit

Midfielder confirms Ross County exit

The combative player made over 100 appearances for the Staggies, but will be leaving on a free transfer this summer.


Randall: Cowie is made for Ross County dug out

Randall: Cowie is made for Ross County dug out

Club chairman Roy MacGregor said Cowie would be the man to lead the club forward after their Premiership status was secured.


PICTURE DETECTIVE: Do you recognise anyone in our latest mystery Highland photos?

PICTURE DETECTIVE: Do you recognise anyone in our latest mystery Highland photos?

Are you in our latest mystery photos, or do you know anyone who is? Do you remember any of the events?


Two men jailed after ‘brutal and appalling attack’ in Inverness

Two men jailed after ‘brutal and appalling attack’ in Inverness

A third man had sentence further deferred at Inverness Sheriff Court.


Highland MSP Burgess calls for Venetian-style tourist levy

Highland MSP Burgess calls for Venetian-style tourist levy

Scottish Green MSP calls for cruise ship levy and future daily fee on motor homes to benefit Highland communities.


Scottish Government set to U-turn on wood burning stoves ban in new build homes

Scottish Government set to U-turn on wood burning stoves ban in new build homes

Deputy First Minister Kate Forbes says she is “delighted that the energy minister has committed to adapting the regulations’.


Black Isle business marks 20th anniversary with hope for ‘sunnier days ahead’

Black Isle business marks 20th anniversary with hope for ‘sunnier days ahead’

‘The last few years have been incredibly hard…we have hopefully made it through the worst and there will be sunnier days ahead.’


Ullapool author’s new memoir sequel on “coming to terms with past trauma”

Ullapool author’s new memoir sequel on “coming to terms with past trauma”

Author and artist LG Thomson published memoir Modernist Dreams Brutalist Nightmares, as she spoke out about her experience of childhood sexual abuse.


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