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Councillor calls for communities to support foodbanks

Councillor calls for communities to support foodbanks

A COUNCILLOR has urged local communities to support food banks, while conceding that a 21st century demand for food parcels in the Highlands is “shocking”.


Durness maritime student wins award

Durness maritime student wins award

DURNESS student Uisdean Morrison (26), has won an award after completing a course at the Scottish Maritime College, Peterhead.


Tain friends embark on fundraising coastal cycle challenge

Tain friends embark on fundraising coastal cycle challenge

CYCLING 1200 miles round Scotland’s coastline including a couple of islands is a massive challenge by anyone’s standards.


Brora crash victim named

Brora crash victim named

Police Scotland have named the motorist who died in yesterday's crash on the A9 at Clashaig, just south of Brora.


Motorist dies in Brora crash

Motorist dies in Brora crash

A 69-year-old car driver was killed in a two-vehicle crash on the A9 near Brora on Monday.


Thurso backs delivery charges legislation

Thurso backs delivery charges legislation

Far North MP John Thurso has pledged his backing for legislation that will order online retailers to spell out to customers if they intend adding a penalty…


Accident blocks A9 at Brora

Accident blocks A9 at Brora

Reports are coming in of an accident on the A9 at Clashaig, just south of Brora. The trunk road is understood to be closed and emergency services are…


Mum who assaulted schoolboy gets community service

Mum who assaulted schoolboy gets community service

A YOUNG mum who shouted abuse at two schoolboys on a bus and assaulted one of them by striking him on the head was ordered to carry out 40 hours of community…


Highland Council to create three new area committees

Highland Council to create three new area committees

Highland Council’s ruling coalition is to create three new area committees in the autumn with the political opposition poised to enjoy greater power…


All lanes open on Kessock Bridge from tomorrow

All lanes open on Kessock Bridge from tomorrow

Peak time restrictions are being lifted on the Kessock Bridge tomorrow, reopening all lanes to traffic during the day, as the first phase of the £13.2…


From our June 28th edition

From our June 28th edition

The dog is like a dustbin on legs! While others own pernickety pooches that will only eat certain foods, ours will eat anything and often it is down his…


Anger at £6500 playpark shift

Anger at £6500 playpark shift

HIGHLAND Council is to spend £6500 to shift a large multi-activity play unit in a Golspie playpark which neighbours say was installed far too close…


Flamingos delivery had me flummoxed

Flamingos delivery had me flummoxed

LAST week a delivery van comes to the door.


Stoer church building should be renovated

Stoer church building should be renovated

Sir, Following the NT report (June 14) of the meeting convened at Stoer Hall to discuss the proposed sensitive restoration of the old Telford church building…


What's the occasion?

What's the occasion?


Circuit fliers

Circuit fliers

DRY and sunny weather greeted drivers for the second round of the North of Scotland Kart Club Championships.


Golspie team take the honours at Plockton

Golspie team take the honours at Plockton

A GROUP of hockey players from east Sutherland, ranging in age from 16 to 65, who play indoor hockey at Golspie High Shool games hall every Wednesday,…


New Sutherland team is on the hunt for players

New Sutherland team is on the hunt for players

Footballers throughout the county are being invited to join the north’s newest team – Sutherland United FC.


Hong Kong number plate has no Sutherland link

Hong Kong number plate has no Sutherland link

Sir, Regarding your article in last week’ NT on the registration number NS 1099 ("Look what we found in Hong Kong").


Golspie mum tells TUC of her five jobs

Golspie mum tells TUC of her five jobs

A SUTHERLAND mother-of-five who holds down five jobs to make ends meet has told the Scottish Trade Union Congress of her struggle to survive.


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