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COLIN CAMPBELL: Health service is priority for older people, not ‘hate crime’

11 April 2024
COLIN CAMPBELL: Health service is priority for older people, not ‘hate crime’

COLIN CAMPBELL: Health service is priority for older people, not ‘hate crime’

11 April 2024

This new law is oppressive, sinister, draconian and worst of all, baffling, says our columnist.


COLIN CAMPBELL: ‘Pretty prison’ saga that’s turned into an ongoing farce for Inverness

04 April 2024
COLIN CAMPBELL: ‘Pretty prison’ saga that’s turned into an ongoing farce for Inverness

COLIN CAMPBELL: ‘Pretty prison’ saga that’s turned into an ongoing farce for Inverness

04 April 2024

If Porterfield was an old pigsty, the new jail would be an almost unrecognisable escape into the future, says our columnist.


COLIN CAMPBELL: Bargain flight deal reminded of travel pleasures of past

28 March 2024
COLIN CAMPBELL: Bargain flight deal reminded of travel pleasures of past

COLIN CAMPBELL: Bargain flight deal reminded of travel pleasures of past

28 March 2024

Cut-price deals here and there after the tough times of Covid seem few and far between. And prices for long-haul destinations have soared.


COLIN CAMPBELL: Pie-in-the-sky claims on OAPs’ comfort and ‘need’

21 March 2024
COLIN CAMPBELL: Pie-in-the-sky claims on OAPs’ comfort and ‘need’

COLIN CAMPBELL: Pie-in-the-sky claims on OAPs’ comfort and ‘need’

21 March 2024

We are still in the era of the “cost-of-living crisis” and there’s no doubt some people are struggling.


COLIN CAMPBELL: If lukewarm ‘fling’ is scrapped give Eden Court the chance to make merry

14 March 2024
COLIN CAMPBELL: If lukewarm ‘fling’ is scrapped give Eden Court the chance to make merry

COLIN CAMPBELL: If lukewarm ‘fling’ is scrapped give Eden Court the chance to make merry

14 March 2024

The council should trim back this event to make it more economical and much more affordable.


COLIN CAMPBELL: Let’s hope this work on riverside isn’t like past fiascos

07 March 2024
COLIN CAMPBELL: Let’s hope this work on riverside isn’t like past fiascos

COLIN CAMPBELL: Let’s hope this work on riverside isn’t like past fiascos

07 March 2024

Given the recent track record, we could be forgiven for anticipating that any civic project with the word “Riverside” could be problematic.


COLIN CAMPBELL: Hard-hitting contest shapes up in election ahead

29 February 2024
COLIN CAMPBELL: Hard-hitting contest shapes up in election ahead

COLIN CAMPBELL: Hard-hitting contest shapes up in election ahead

29 February 2024

A hard-hitting contest is shaping up for the Inverness constituency in the upcoming General Election


COLIN CAMPBELL: Craig Dunain cast a shadow, but we could do with it now

22 February 2024
COLIN CAMPBELL: Craig Dunain cast a shadow, but we could do with it now

COLIN CAMPBELL: Craig Dunain cast a shadow, but we could do with it now

22 February 2024

Craig Dunain was no beacon of light but many would wish such a bastion and safety net was there now.


COLIN CAMPBELL: Resisting the pressure to ‘go online’ seems futile

15 February 2024
COLIN CAMPBELL: Resisting the pressure to ‘go online’ seems futile

COLIN CAMPBELL: Resisting the pressure to ‘go online’ seems futile

15 February 2024

A little online familiarity can go quite a long way.


COLIN CAMPBELL: No wonder the ‘free’ NHS is buckling right now

08 February 2024
COLIN CAMPBELL: No wonder the ‘free’ NHS is buckling right now

COLIN CAMPBELL: No wonder the ‘free’ NHS is buckling right now

08 February 2024

The health service is seldom out of the headlines these days for a range of negative reasons.


COLIN CAMPBELL: Covid inquiry has to do more than trash reputations

01 February 2024
COLIN CAMPBELL: Covid inquiry has to do more than trash reputations

COLIN CAMPBELL: Covid inquiry has to do more than trash reputations

01 February 2024

"The Covid inquiry has been highly effective in trashing the reputations or at least exposing the human flaws of the key decision-makers."


COLIN CAMPBELL: Our MP faces toughest battle to hold on to his seat

25 January 2024
COLIN CAMPBELL: Our MP faces toughest battle to hold on to his seat

COLIN CAMPBELL: Our MP faces toughest battle to hold on to his seat

25 January 2024

The question looms large as to whether or not he will be our representative at Westminster.


COLIN CAMPBELL: Hard times are stoked up by 24-hour news cycle

18 January 2024
COLIN CAMPBELL: Hard times are stoked up by 24-hour news cycle

COLIN CAMPBELL: Hard times are stoked up by 24-hour news cycle

18 January 2024

It’s almost impossible to get through a day without being cited of “broken Britain” supposedly falling apart. Have things ever been worse?


COLIN CAMPBELL: Worst start to new year as Everlast is axed

11 January 2024
COLIN CAMPBELL: Worst start to new year as Everlast is axed

COLIN CAMPBELL: Worst start to new year as Everlast is axed

11 January 2024

The venue, which has more than 2,000 members, is being replaced by a bowling venue.


COLIN CAMPBELL: A 50-year friend’s firm resolution: Do it while you can

04 January 2024
COLIN CAMPBELL: A 50-year friend’s firm resolution: Do it while you can

COLIN CAMPBELL: A 50-year friend’s firm resolution: Do it while you can

04 January 2024

The older you get, the easier it is to remain sunk into your comfort zone, says our columnist.


COLIN CAMPBELL: A tumultuous night as ‘Mad Friday’ grips city centre

21 December 2023
COLIN CAMPBELL: A tumultuous night as ‘Mad Friday’ grips city centre

COLIN CAMPBELL: A tumultuous night as ‘Mad Friday’ grips city centre

21 December 2023

It is a landmark day in the calendar and for better or for worse many people will just let go and enjoy it.


COLIN CAMPBELL:Kids let down time and again in a strike-riddled year

14 December 2023
COLIN CAMPBELL:Kids let down time and again in a strike-riddled year

COLIN CAMPBELL:Kids let down time and again in a strike-riddled year

14 December 2023

Strikes at the University of the Highlands and Islands rounded off a grim year of disruption in education, in which schools were hit desperately hard.


COLIN CAMPBELL: Inverness’s ultimate ‘warm space’ has lively welcome

07 December 2023
COLIN CAMPBELL: Inverness’s ultimate ‘warm space’ has lively welcome

COLIN CAMPBELL: Inverness’s ultimate ‘warm space’ has lively welcome

07 December 2023

It’s an unhappy fact that the nationwide ‘obesity crisis’ is worsening all the time, with the range of health problems it brings, says our columnist.


COLIN CAMPBELL: Support might not be enough but is better than nothing

30 November 2023
COLIN CAMPBELL: Support might not be enough but is better than nothing

COLIN CAMPBELL: Support might not be enough but is better than nothing

30 November 2023

A letter from the Department of Work and Pensions that I’d be receiving a £500 winter fuel payment put a spring in my step on a chilly winter morning.


COLIN CAMPBELL: Miss Scotland shows why beauty contests are centre stage again

23 November 2023
COLIN CAMPBELL: Miss Scotland shows why beauty contests are centre stage again

COLIN CAMPBELL: Miss Scotland shows why beauty contests are centre stage again

23 November 2023

Chelsie Allison, Miss Scotland, is justifiably proud of bringing that title to Inverness.


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