Trains south from city set to be faster

A £10 million contract has been awarded to improve passenger train services between Inverness and the central belt. Network Rail has awarded Bam Nuttall a contract for upgrade works to the Highland mainline

Magical mushroom test for Dundreggan

Published: Sun 22 Apr 2018


CONSERVATIONISTS have turned to the magic of mushrooms for an innovative trial aimed at boosting re-forestation at Dundreggan in Glenmoriston. Experts and volunteers with Trees for Life will use a mix

Fire crew cleans cars for charity

Published: Sun 22 Apr 2018

Beauly firefighters

FIREFIGHTERS turned to washing dozens of cars to raise hundreds of pounds for two charities including one which supports bereaved families who have suffered the loss of a baby during pregnancy or stillbirth.

Chance to remodel key city centre site


Published: Sat 21 Apr 2018

Royal Mail

A BOLD vision of how a key city centre site could be developed has been drawn up by an Inverness firm of architects. HRI|Munro Architecture hopes to spark public debate following last week's announcement

Warning of job changes due to Brexit

Published: Sat 21 Apr 2018


HIGHLAND Council has kick-started a massive recruitment drive in a bid to replace staff potentially lost through Brexit. Leading councillors say there will be huge gaps in the workforce, particularly in

Millionaire in 'cabin' planning row


Published: Sat 21 Apr 2018

Peter Sanctuary

A MILLIONAIRE businessman has been forced to suspend work at his luxury home in Inverness after a neighbour complained his construction of a "log cabin" was unauthorised. Peter Sanctuary (72), a retired

Audit reveals failings in NHS payment checks


Published: Fri 20 Apr 2018

NHS Highland

NHS Highland bosses have been branded "incompetent" after auditors found £200,000 of payments made for services without a legal contract. Failings were found in two sample checks carried out by Audit Scotland

Gas works set for Bught Park area

Published: Fri 20 Apr 2018

Gas distribution company SGN is to start months of work to upgrade the local gas supply network in the Bught Park area of Inverness at the end of this month. On Monday, April 30 the first phase of work

Scooter park could be a first in Scotland

Published: Fri 20 Apr 2018

inshes scooter

SCOOTER-mad youngsters in Inverness could find themselves testing their two-wheeled skills on what is believed to be Scotland's first purpose-built scooter park. Designs have been drawn up to create such

Migrants upbeat after EU summit

Published: Fri 20 Apr 2018


EU nationals anxious about possible deportation post-Brexit have expressed relief after an event in Inverness. Those attending a legal advice session at Eden Court Theatre recently were among thousands

Cruel illness claims life of Clach's Gary Corbett

Published: Thu 19 Apr 2018

Gary Corbett with wife Susan during his three-year battle against motor neurone disease.

TODAY'S Clachnacuddin team paid a moving tribute with a minute's silence before the last game of the season on Saturday to honour former stalwart Gary Corbett. He died just hours before the Deveronvale

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