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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.

'Rangers win would elevate Scottish football' says ICTFC chief

18 May 2022
'Rangers win would elevate Scottish football' says ICTFC chief

'Rangers win would elevate Scottish football' says ICTFC chief

18 May 2022

Caley Thistle CEO Scot Gardiner believes a Rangers triumph in Seville tonight would be a game-changer for Scottish football’s worldwide standing.


Holiday firm leaves Inverness primary kids in tears after late trip KO

16 May 2022
Holiday firm leaves Inverness primary kids in tears after late trip KO

Holiday firm leaves Inverness primary kids in tears after late trip KO

16 May 2022

Kids at an Inverness primary school were left devastated after a big holiday firm cancelled their residential break at only a few days’ notice.


Minister hopes to raise funds for charity with photography exhibition

15 May 2022
Minister hopes to raise funds for charity with photography exhibition

Minister hopes to raise funds for charity with photography exhibition

15 May 2022

When Rev Penelope Smirthwaite ventured to Ethiopia with her husband the couple expected to gain a thought-provoking insight into impoverished lives.


Loch Ness road re-opens after crash

13 May 2022
Loch Ness road re-opens after crash

Loch Ness road re-opens after crash

13 May 2022

A Loch Ness-side road has reopened after a crash involving a van early this morning.


PICTURES: Car fire blocks A9 near Longman landfill

13 May 2022
PICTURES: Car fire blocks A9 near Longman landfill

PICTURES: Car fire blocks A9 near Longman landfill

13 May 2022

A car fire has closed part of the A9 near Inverness.


Covid survivor Sarah pleads for more compassion for the vulnerable

12 May 2022
Covid survivor Sarah pleads for more compassion for the vulnerable

Covid survivor Sarah pleads for more compassion for the vulnerable

12 May 2022

One of the sickest Highlanders to survive Covid-19 has made a plea for more compassion to be shown towards the vulnerable with restrictions eased.


Covid survivor Sarah pleads for more compassion for the vulnerable

11 May 2022
Covid survivor Sarah pleads for more compassion for the vulnerable

Covid survivor Sarah pleads for more compassion for the vulnerable

11 May 2022

One of the sickest Highlanders to survive Covid-19 has made a plea for more compassion to be shown towards the vulnerable with restrictions eased.


Loch Ness village set for new homes

07 May 2022
Loch Ness village set for new homes

Loch Ness village set for new homes

07 May 2022

Highland Council has granted permission for six new affordable homes in Inverfarigaig on the east bank of Loch Ness.


Strong backing for Caley Jags' football mecca plan

05 May 2022
Strong backing for Caley Jags' football mecca plan

Strong backing for Caley Jags' football mecca plan

05 May 2022

Moves to create a groundbreaking football mecca in Inverness have drawn wholehearted backing from leading political, sporting and community figures.


‘We support you’ – ICT’s ambitious women’s football plans get strong backing

04 May 2022
‘We support you’ – ICT’s ambitious women’s football plans get strong backing

‘We support you’ – ICT’s ambitious women’s football plans get strong backing

04 May 2022

Moves to create a groundbreaking new football mecca in Inverness have drawn wholehearted endorsement from leading political and sporting figures.


More cash needed for controversial riverside artwork site

03 May 2022
More cash needed for controversial riverside artwork site

More cash needed for controversial riverside artwork site

03 May 2022

More public money is to be spent on land at the Gathering Place artwork in Inverness – but Highland Council cannot say how much.


Strike action shuts Highlands' biggest Post Office

03 May 2022
Strike action shuts Highlands' biggest Post Office

Strike action shuts Highlands' biggest Post Office

03 May 2022

The Highlands’ biggest Post Office branch is closed today because of a national strike over pay.


More cash needed for controversial riverside artwork site

02 May 2022
More cash needed for controversial riverside artwork site

More cash needed for controversial riverside artwork site

02 May 2022

More public money is to be spent on land at the Gathering Place artwork in Inverness – but Highland Council cannot say how much.


PICTURES: Ever wanted to fly a Boeing 737 or a F-16 fighter jet at 15000 mph?

22 April 2022
PICTURES: Ever wanted to fly a Boeing 737 or a F-16 fighter jet at 15000 mph?

PICTURES: Ever wanted to fly a Boeing 737 or a F-16 fighter jet at 15000 mph?

22 April 2022

A jet plane enthusiast who built a life-size cock-pit and flight simulator in his garage is set to offer a new adrenaline-charged experience.


Driver caught at 126 mph during police road safety crackdown

22 April 2022
Driver caught at 126 mph during police road safety crackdown

Driver caught at 126 mph during police road safety crackdown

22 April 2022

A major police crackdown on Highland roads snared five men at speeds of over or close to 100 miles per hour.


Dead end for cemetery rat-run drivers

20 April 2022
Dead end for cemetery rat-run drivers

Dead end for cemetery rat-run drivers

20 April 2022

Dangerous drivers using a historic city graveyard as a sneaky shortcut have forced Highland Council to take action.


HN Media reporter shortlisted for top award

20 April 2022
HN Media reporter shortlisted for top award

HN Media reporter shortlisted for top award

20 April 2022

A Highland News and Media journalist is in contention for a prize at the Proud Scotland Awards 2022.


Missing fisherman found safe and well

20 April 2022
Missing fisherman found safe and well

Missing fisherman found safe and well

20 April 2022

A man who sparked a three-day search in the Highlands after disappearing from a weekend fishing trip has turned up safe and well.


'Top-class talent' from Black Isle to design Team Scotland parade outfits for Commonwealth Games

19 April 2022
'Top-class talent' from Black Isle to design Team Scotland parade outfits for Commonwealth Games

'Top-class talent' from Black Isle to design Team Scotland parade outfits for Commonwealth Games

19 April 2022

A Black Isle tartan designer has again been asked to design Team Scotland’s official parade outfits for the 2022 Commonwealth Games.


Black Isle care home hit by "significant" Covid outbreak

19 April 2022
Black Isle care home hit by "significant" Covid outbreak

Black Isle care home hit by "significant" Covid outbreak

19 April 2022

A Black Isle nursing home has been hit by a “significant” wave of Covid-related staff absences in the last fortnight.


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