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Farm raid sparks police inquiry

Farm raid sparks police inquiry

POLICE are investigating the theft of 42 pigs from a farm in Ross-shire.


Hole in one holiday joy for Andrew (12)

Hole in one holiday joy for Andrew (12)

A HOLIDAY to Portmahomack provided a special memory for one youngster visiting the area with his parents — after he notched an unexpected hole in one!


Thistle sign off with defeat to table toppers

Thistle sign off with defeat to table toppers

DINGWALL Thistle ended the North Caledonian League season on a losing note when they crashed 4-0 to fellow SWL Cup finalists Halkirk United at Dudgeon…


Police probe theft of 42 pigs from Ross farm

Police probe theft of 42 pigs from Ross farm

FORTY two pigs and three tonnes of animal feed have been stolen from a Ross-shire farm, it was revealed today (Friday).


New election device gives the blind a chance to vote

New election device gives the blind a chance to vote

TACTILE devices are being provided at each of the 271 polling stations for the Highland Council election next week to give blind and partially-sighted…


Vive le County as exiles fly in to celebrate

Vive le County as exiles fly in to celebrate

FOOTBALL fever is sweeping Ross-shire’s county town all over again ahead of a sell-out celebration of a step into the unknown. Businesses in the town…


Pines pilot for Gulf Stream garden

Pines pilot for Gulf Stream garden

TREES originating from 21 native pinewoods across Scotland are being used in a unique experiment at the famous Inverewe Gardens in Ross-shire.


Repeat drink-driver escapes jail

Repeat drink-driver escapes jail

A MAN narrowly escaped a jail sentence at Dingwall Sheriff Court today (Thursday) when he admitted a pub assault and two drink-driving charges.


Ross-shire drug runner locked up

Ross-shire drug runner locked up

A DRUG courier from Ross-shire who was caught transporting a haul of amphetamine worth up to £150,000 on the streets was jailed for 40 months today (Thurs).


Self-harm threat man jailed for six months

Self-harm threat man jailed for six months

A MAN who told his girlfriend he was going to harm himself had to be talked down by police in a 90-minute stand-off on Kessock Bridge, Dingwall Sheriff…


Daughter of the manse to wow Cromarty

Daughter of the manse to wow Cromarty

A MINISTER’S daughter from Ross-shire, who is making a big name for herself in the world of music, returns to her roots this weekend to play a home gig.


East Ross firm clinches schools contract

East Ross firm clinches schools contract

AN ALNESS firm has won the £341,000 contract to install traffic calming measures in Maryburgh and Conon Bridge for the new combined Ben Wyvis Primary…


Ross-shire candidates set for grilling!

Ross-shire candidates set for grilling!

VOTERS in two Ross-shire wards are being given the chance to quiz candidates wanting to represent them at Highland Council.


Danger warning over "toxic" bracelets

Danger warning over "toxic" bracelets

POTENTIALLY dangerous bracelets being sold in the Highlands may contain deadly plant seeds, according to trading standards.


Alert over poison bead bracelets

Alert over poison bead bracelets

BRACELETS which have been sold in the Highlands contain deadly plant seeds which if swallowed could kill, the public is being warned.


Invergordon rebellion backed by MSP

Invergordon rebellion backed by MSP

GROWING protest over the "arbitrary" loss of amenity land in an Easter Ross town has won the full backing of a local MSP.


West Ross shipwreck witness set for poignant return

West Ross shipwreck witness set for poignant return

A WESTER Ross man who witnessed firsthand the terrible aftermath of a wartime tragedy will next month retrace the steps he took 68 years ago with his…


Unemployed graduates given hope with 'adopt an intern' scheme

Unemployed graduates given hope with 'adopt an intern' scheme

A DYNAMIC duo well aware of the challenges facing graduates trying to land job will trailblaze an “Adopt an Intern” scheme in the Highlands.


£50,000 of drugs seized from car in Easter Ross

£50,000 of drugs seized from car in Easter Ross

A SEIZURE of £50,000 worth of drugs, thought to be cannabis resin, has been made from a car on the A9 road in Easter Ross.


Ross County reveal title celebration plans

Ross County reveal title celebration plans

ROSS County's title-winning side will be paraded down Dingwall's High Street as part of a celebration open to everyone.


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