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Alasdair Fraser


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Alasdair Fraser is a senior reporter for Highland News and Media with more than 30 years' experience in the industry, including national freelance news reporting and almost 25 years as a freelance football writer. A University of Glasgow MA Hons graduate, he started his career with the Inverness Courier in 1989 and rejoined the company in 2019.

Clachnacuddin manager looking forward to friendly test with Inverness Caledonian Thistle

28 June 2024
Clachnacuddin manager looking forward to friendly test with Inverness Caledonian Thistle

Clachnacuddin manager looking forward to friendly test with Inverness Caledonian Thistle

28 June 2024

Inverness derby at Merkinch.


CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Reckless e-bike joyriders prompt fears of death or serious injury in Inverness city centre

27 June 2024
CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Reckless e-bike joyriders prompt fears of death or serious injury in Inverness city centre

CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Reckless e-bike joyriders prompt fears of death or serious injury in Inverness city centre

27 June 2024

Fears are being raised that someone could be killed or seriously hurt as joyriding e-bikers terrorise Inverness city centre.


Rose Street multi-storey works set to hit Inverness car parking capacity for six months

27 June 2024
Rose Street multi-storey works set to hit Inverness car parking capacity for six months

Rose Street multi-storey works set to hit Inverness car parking capacity for six months

27 June 2024

Motorists will face six months of disruption and greatly reduced capacity at the Rose Street multi-storey car park in Inverness.


Nairn County manager relishing friendly with Premiership club on Friday

26 June 2024
Nairn County manager relishing friendly with Premiership club on Friday

Nairn County manager relishing friendly with Premiership club on Friday

26 June 2024

First friendly of the campaign for Highland League club.


PICTURES: Ness anglers in showdown talks with Highland Council over Riverside Way “mess”

26 June 2024
PICTURES: Ness anglers in showdown talks with Highland Council over Riverside Way “mess”

PICTURES: Ness anglers in showdown talks with Highland Council over Riverside Way “mess”

26 June 2024

Inverness anglers are holding showdown talks with Highland Council after voicing anger over works they say threaten their traditional River Ness beat.


PICTURES: Caley Thistle flag makes 2,700-mile journey to Euro 2024 and back in memory of much-loved club die-hard.

25 June 2024
PICTURES: Caley Thistle flag makes 2,700-mile journey to Euro 2024 and back in memory of much-loved club die-hard.

PICTURES: Caley Thistle flag makes 2,700-mile journey to Euro 2024 and back in memory of much-loved club die-hard.

25 June 2024

A Tartan Army foot soldier has taken a Caley Thistle flag on a poignant 2,700-mile odyssey to the Euros and back in memory of a late friend.


PICTURES: Inverness crazy golf charity challenge raises £10k - and sets possible Guinness World Record

24 June 2024
PICTURES: Inverness crazy golf charity challenge raises £10k - and sets possible Guinness World Record

PICTURES: Inverness crazy golf charity challenge raises £10k - and sets possible Guinness World Record

24 June 2024

An Inverness crazy golf owner’s madcap charity event is set to putt £10,000 towards local good causes - and secure him a Guinness World Record.


Inverness set to host 2024’s first multiple sclerosis community event in Scotland

22 June 2024
Inverness set to host 2024’s first multiple sclerosis community event in Scotland

Inverness set to host 2024’s first multiple sclerosis community event in Scotland

22 June 2024

Highland people affected by multiple sclerosis (MS) are being encouraged to attend a community event in Inverness.


Highland haulage firm seeks to build new Inverness headquarters

21 June 2024
Highland haulage firm seeks to build new Inverness headquarters

Highland haulage firm seeks to build new Inverness headquarters

21 June 2024

A family-owned Highland haulage firm is seeking permission to build a new base on the outskirts of Inverness.


Highland Council convenor hits back after claims of “democratic outrage” over denied debate

19 June 2024
Highland Council convenor hits back after claims of “democratic outrage” over denied debate

Highland Council convenor hits back after claims of “democratic outrage” over denied debate

19 June 2024

Highland Council’s convenor has hit back in the row over the blocking of debate on a plan to give the public more clarity on major energy proposals.


UEFA EURO 2024 PICTURE SPECIAL: Highland Tartan Army troops party among 200,000 Scotland foot soldiers in German city of Cologne

19 June 2024
UEFA EURO 2024 PICTURE SPECIAL: Highland Tartan Army troops party among 200,000 Scotland foot soldiers in German city of Cologne

UEFA EURO 2024 PICTURE SPECIAL: Highland Tartan Army troops party among 200,000 Scotland foot soldiers in German city of Cologne

19 June 2024

They may have been beaten by Germany and battered by rain, but there is no dampening of Highland Tartan Army spirits as they gather in Cologne.


PICTURES: Highland cycle hero Roddy Riddle’s kilt back on international duty 30 years after Commonwealth Games appearance for Scotland

19 June 2024
PICTURES: Highland cycle hero Roddy Riddle’s kilt back on international duty 30 years after Commonwealth Games appearance for Scotland

PICTURES: Highland cycle hero Roddy Riddle’s kilt back on international duty 30 years after Commonwealth Games appearance for Scotland

19 June 2024

Could the kilt worn by a Highland cycling legend 30 years ago at the Commonwealth Games be a lucky charm for Scotland in Cologne tonight?


Change in the air at Inverness charity The Oxygen Works as chairman steps down after 10 years

19 June 2024
Change in the air at Inverness charity The Oxygen Works as chairman steps down after 10 years

Change in the air at Inverness charity The Oxygen Works as chairman steps down after 10 years

19 June 2024

An influential figure at an Inverness-based charity is stepping down from his leadership role after a decade of dedicated service.


Sewer and flood works set to close major Inverness road

18 June 2024
Sewer and flood works set to close major Inverness road

Sewer and flood works set to close major Inverness road

18 June 2024

Sewer improvement works will close part of a major Inverness road for two weeks from later this month.


Claims of “democratic outrage” as Highland Council blocks bid to give public more say over controversial electricity infrastructure schemes

18 June 2024
Claims of “democratic outrage” as Highland Council blocks bid to give public more say over controversial electricity infrastructure schemes

Claims of “democratic outrage” as Highland Council blocks bid to give public more say over controversial electricity infrastructure schemes

18 June 2024

Highland Council’s refusal to debate a plan to empower people to better assess energy developments has been described as a “democratic outrage”..


BBC ALBA and Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival launch search for up-and-coming talent to open on main stage

18 June 2024
BBC ALBA and Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival launch search for up-and-coming talent to open on main stage

BBC ALBA and Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival launch search for up-and-coming talent to open on main stage

18 June 2024

BBC ALBA is launching a search for up-and-coming Highlands and Islands musical talents to open the Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival on the main stage.


Inverness-shire wood panel manufacturer plans to give 20,000 HGV journeys the chop in road to rail switch

17 June 2024
Inverness-shire wood panel manufacturer plans to give 20,000 HGV journeys the chop in road to rail switch

Inverness-shire wood panel manufacturer plans to give 20,000 HGV journeys the chop in road to rail switch

17 June 2024

A world-leading eco-friendly wood panel firm near Inverness is looking to switch transportation from road to rail to save 20,000 HGV journeys a year.


WATCH: Women’s underwear mix-up left around Britain adventurer camped by the River Ness for 10 days

30 May 2024
WATCH: Women’s underwear mix-up left around Britain adventurer camped by the River Ness for 10 days

WATCH: Women’s underwear mix-up left around Britain adventurer camped by the River Ness for 10 days

30 May 2024

An intrepid trekker ended up on a 10-day stay in Inverness - after a delivery mix-up left him with a box of fancy women’s underwear.


EXCLUSIVE: Kelty Hearts don’t own stadium earmarked for Caley Thistle training base - and Fife Council wants answers

29 May 2024
EXCLUSIVE: Kelty Hearts don’t own stadium earmarked for Caley Thistle training base - and Fife Council wants answers

EXCLUSIVE: Kelty Hearts don’t own stadium earmarked for Caley Thistle training base - and Fife Council wants answers

29 May 2024

Fife Council, rather than Kelty Hearts, owns the stadium Caley Thistle plan to use for training - and is seeking answers on the deal.


UPDATE: More than 1,600 sign petition against Inverness Caley Thistle 140-mile training move to Fife

28 May 2024
UPDATE: More than 1,600 sign petition against Inverness Caley Thistle 140-mile training move to Fife

UPDATE: More than 1,600 sign petition against Inverness Caley Thistle 140-mile training move to Fife

28 May 2024

A petition calling for Inverness Caley Thistle to scrap plans to move first team training to Fife has topped 1,600 signatures.


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