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Good news for North Sutherland group

Good news for North Sutherland group

A North Sutherland social enterprise is celebrating after securing ownership of a local building which is at the heart the community.


Alness woman jailed for false rape allegation

Alness woman jailed for false rape allegation

A WOMAN who cheated on her boyfriend and then cried rape after having sex with a man she met in a pub, was jailed for 14 months at Tain Sheriff Court…


Police want info on alleged assault

Police want info on alleged assault

Police in Inverness are appealing for witnesses following an alleged assault in the Kinmylies area a week ago, on Tuesday 15 October.


Blooming accolade for Rogart group

Blooming accolade for Rogart group

IT might be tiny in size, but the Rogart community is now punching above its weight in the floral stakes.


Golspie PO to move

Golspie PO to move

The Post Office is proposing to move Golspie Post Office from its current location to  Mitchells Chemist, just a few hundred yards farther along …


EXCLUSIVE: Danny Alexander may reconsider NW Sutherland as area eligible for fuel duty discount

EXCLUSIVE: Danny Alexander may reconsider NW Sutherland as area eligible for fuel duty discount

THE Northern Times has learned that treasury chief secretary Danny Alexander may reconsider including North West Sutherland in his proposals to cut…


Parents' fear of child's abduction from Lairg Primary School

Parents' fear of child's abduction from Lairg Primary School

PUPILS at a small Sutherland primary school are being placed at risk because of a lack of playground supervision, parents have claimed.


From our October 18 edition

From our October 18 edition


Gearing up for tomorrow's cup final - council colleagues but football foes

Gearing up for tomorrow's cup final - council colleagues but football foes

They are surprising allies in the rainbow coalition running Highland Council.


Farmer completely nailed it - but didn't get the needle

Farmer completely nailed it - but didn't get the needle

His name was Edward Fraser, or “Eddie Fry” as he was known locally. “Fry” being the family by-name; strangely enough a fact that…


Onslaught of turbines

Onslaught of turbines

Sir – Yes, we are being swamped by wind turbines. I fully agree with the sentiments of Peter Daniels, whose letter of protest was published in last…


Pig in a poke

Pig in a poke

Sir – In her letter in the NT of 4th October, Lily Byron says the referendum “is not about the SNP”. Of course it is. 


Ross Sutherland rack up 10 tries in easy win

Ross Sutherland rack up 10 tries in easy win

The win belied current league form, with Lochaber coming into the game having lost only one of their opening six matches.


We can all make the world a fairer place

We can all make the world a fairer place

“It’s not fair!” are words that, as a twin, are never very far from your lips growing up. 


Praise for 'Wombles' women cleaning up A9

Praise for 'Wombles' women cleaning up A9

Sutherland’s very own “Wombles” have been praised for their tireless voluntary efforts to remove roadside litter along the A9.


Caley's Foran to go on trial

Caley's Foran to go on trial

Inverness Caley football star Richard Foran will go on trial in February facing allegations of breaking the peace by fighting in the city centre and trying…


Brora man scoops Uni award

Brora man scoops Uni award

A FORMER Golspie High School pupil has scooped a top university award.


UPDATE: Dale Finney

UPDATE: Dale Finney

Police confirm that they have received positive information as to the whereabouts and safety of Dale Finney who was reported missing yesterday.


Missing man may be in Lochinver area

Missing man may be in Lochinver area

Police are concerned for the welfare of a man who was reported missing after he failed to make contact with his family whilst on a walking and climbing…


John Muir Trust ask for Glenmorie inquiry to be put on hold

John Muir Trust ask for Glenmorie inquiry to be put on hold

The John Muir Trust has called for a Public Local Inquiry into the proposed 34-turbine wind farm on wild land at Glenmorie, straddling the Sutherland/Easter…


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