Residents turn to DIY grass cutting


Published: Thu 31 Jul 2014

Four workmen tend to the grass at the council headquarters in Inverness.

FED up residents are increasingly taking matters into their own hands and cutting communal grass areas themselves because council maintenance work is too slow.

Heatwave brings deluge of rubbish at beauty spots


Published: Wed 30 Jul 2014

Visitors have been leaving rubbish behind at local beauty spots

BEACH-GOERS have been urged to take their rubbish home after soiled nappies and chicken carcasses were among the items discarded on a popular beach. Rosemarkie residents staged their own clean-up at the

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Clement cannot prevent loss to Auld Enemy

Published: Wed 30 Jul 2014

Linda Clement.

SCOTTISH women's hockey captain Linda Clement and her team-mates are out of medal contention in the Commonwealth Games after they lost 2-1 to England this morning.

Lovat again succumb to 'More in Macaulay Cup

Published: Tue 29 Jul 2014

Daniel Grieve could not prevent Lovat from losing to Newtonmore in the semis of the Macaulay Cup. Picture by Neil G Paterson.

LOVAT'S Macaulay Cup dream is over after they crashed out of the tournament at the semi-final stage for the second year in succession. In 2013, Newtonmore ended Lovat's bid for glory in this competition

Maclean sets new personal best in final

Published: Tue 29 Jul 2014

Team Scotland

NAIRN'S Jason Maclean set a new personal best of 12.93 seconds on his way to a fifth place finish in the final of the T37 disability 100m at the Commonwealth Games.

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