Home   News   Columnist

Columnist




LETTERS: ‘The Greens were less environmentalists and more power crazy opportunists’

LETTERS: ‘The Greens were less environmentalists and more power crazy opportunists’

LETTERS: ‘The Greens were less environmentalists and more power crazy opportunists’

‘Good riddance to the Greens’ says Lynsey Ward in a letter to the editor.


COMMENT: ‘A change in SNP leader will do nothing more than put icing on a burnt cake’

COMMENT: ‘A change in SNP leader will do nothing more than put icing on a burnt cake’

COMMENT: ‘A change in SNP leader will do nothing more than put icing on a burnt cake’

Lib Dem candidate David Green says he is not hopeful the government will fix ‘its broken relationship with rural Scotland.’


NICKY MARR: Humza Yousaf was the least likely to get my vote

NICKY MARR: Humza Yousaf was the least likely to get my vote

NICKY MARR: Humza Yousaf was the least likely to get my vote

With not a single rural MSP in the Scottish cabinet since Humza Yousaf came to power, we have been forgotten, says our columnist.


Give that dandelion a break this May, says Highland ranger

Give that dandelion a break this May, says Highland ranger

Give that dandelion a break this May, says Highland ranger

Making Space for Nature by Eilidh-Ann Philips


COLUMNIST: Path paved for disposable cup charges, as government chases net-zero

COLUMNIST: Path paved for disposable cup charges, as government chases net-zero

COLUMNIST: Path paved for disposable cup charges, as government chases net-zero

“The government must ensure that businesses have ready access to alternatives at comparable prices.” columnist David Richardson writes.


LETTERS: CalMac ‘too often experience abuse’ and babies brought ‘smile to everyone’s faces’

LETTERS: CalMac ‘too often experience abuse’ and babies brought ‘smile to everyone’s faces’

LETTERS: CalMac ‘too often experience abuse’ and babies brought ‘smile to everyone’s faces’

Last week, we shared the story of how CalMac staff went “above and beyond” so that a family could “make it to the wake in time to say goodbye”.


Strictly Inverness 2024 diary: Dancers smash £200k charity fundraising milestone

Strictly Inverness 2024 diary: Dancers smash £200k charity fundraising milestone

Strictly Inverness 2024 diary: Dancers smash £200k charity fundraising milestone

It is one of, if not the, most successful Strictly Inverness (at least in terms of fundraising) ever.


THE WAY I SEE IT: Councillors denied access to schools is ‘profoundly undemocratic’

THE WAY I SEE IT: Councillors denied access to schools is ‘profoundly undemocratic’

THE WAY I SEE IT: Councillors denied access to schools is ‘profoundly undemocratic’

“Visiting schools is a legitimate and natural part of our work.” writes Black Isle councillor Sarah Atkin.


NICKY MARR: We may have Nessie, but we lack confidence, ambition, and infrastructure

NICKY MARR: We may have Nessie, but we lack confidence, ambition, and infrastructure

NICKY MARR: We may have Nessie, but we lack confidence, ambition, and infrastructure

I love living here. But I implore our national and regional leaders to travel. And watch and notice what others do better and bring that home.


THE WAY I SEE IT: These resource-challenged Ross-shire schools could be beacons of light

THE WAY I SEE IT: These resource-challenged Ross-shire schools could be beacons of light

THE WAY I SEE IT: These resource-challenged Ross-shire schools could be beacons of light

If funded properly remote rural schools can be beacons of light and hope to reversing rural depopulation, the alternative is not an option.


This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies - Learn More