Inverness councillor dies suddenly

Council stalwart John Ford took a flying lesson to celebrate his 80th birthday.

A LONG-SERVING Highland councillor has died suddenly while on holiday. John Ford, who represented Culloden and Ardersier in Inverness, was on holiday in Jersey when he died yesterday, aged 85. He was

The Inverness street with a dark secret


Published: Mon 18 Jul 2016

Castle Wynd was once the burial place of the last man to be publicly hanged in Inverness.

Hundreds of pedestrians passing through a busy Inverness thoroughfare each day will be unaware that it holds a macabre secret, according to a retired teacher-turned-writer. Castle Wynd, a well-used route between the city's Town House and the castle and also home to a taxi rank, was once the burial place of John Adams, the last man to be publicly hanged in the Highland capital.

Petition grows for improvement to Gaelic channel


Published: Sat 16 Jul 2016

Arthur Cormack has started a petition to give more resources to BBC Alba.

A PETITION calling for more money to be spent on BBC Alba has quickly gained momentum. The campaign calls on the broadcasting company to up the budget for the Scottish channel and was started by well-known

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