Highland sporting hero Colin Baillie is to receive the Freedom of the City of Inverness.
A notable member of the Highland Rugby Club and coach with the North and Midlands Rugby Team Mr Baillie is a also a former PE teacher who worked at Millburn Academy.
He was also involved with the Inverness Harriers athletics club and an enthusiastic supporter of Highland Dsiability Sport.
Provost Helen Carmichael said: "Colin has made a highly significant impact on people's lives through his dedication, commitment, enthusiasm and unique ability to encourage and stimulate, promote and develop individuals and groups through his passion and zest for life."
For more details see tomorrow's Inverness Courier.