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Heatwave brings deluge of rubbish at beauty spots

30 July 2014
Heatwave brings deluge of rubbish at beauty spots

Heatwave brings deluge of rubbish at beauty spots

30 July 2014

BEACH-GOERS have been urged to take their rubbish home after soiled nappies and chicken carcasses were among the items discarded on a popular beach.


Pedal trio raise £11,000 for ARCHIE

26 July 2014
Pedal trio raise £11,000 for ARCHIE

Pedal trio raise £11,000 for ARCHIE

26 July 2014

A trio of cyclists who pedalled from Land’s End to John O’Groats to help sick children at Raigmore Hospital have raised £11,000 —…


Ban defying smokers put hospital patients at risk

20 July 2014
Ban defying smokers put hospital patients at risk

Ban defying smokers put hospital patients at risk

20 July 2014

SMOKERS who defy a cigarette ban at Raigmore Hospital and light up outside a renal unit are making kidney dialysis patients ill through passive smoking.


Work set to start on new Raigmore children's unit

18 July 2014
Work set to start on new Raigmore children's unit

Work set to start on new Raigmore children's unit

18 July 2014

Work is expected to start in the next few weeks on an ambitious project to develop a top-class children’s unit at Raigmore Hospital.


Communities prepare to welcome Commonwealth baton

11 July 2014
Communities prepare to welcome Commonwealth baton

Communities prepare to welcome Commonwealth baton

11 July 2014

The ringing of church bells and photographs with Nessie will mark the Inverness to Fort Augustus stage of the Commonwealth Games Queen’s Baton Relay.


'All the 8s' - but bingo it isn't!

23 June 2014
'All the 8s' - but bingo it isn't!

'All the 8s' - but bingo it isn't!

23 June 2014

Allana Mackay is preparing to push herself to her limits with eight personal challenges over the next eight months as the Highland Children’s Unit…


City square set to be turned into public plaza

23 June 2014
City square set to be turned into public plaza

City square set to be turned into public plaza

23 June 2014

Falcon Square could be transformed with trees, seats and public art if councillors approve a multi-million pound expansion of the Eastgate Centre tomorrow.


City set for world canal conference cash boost

14 June 2014
City set for world canal conference cash boost

City set for world canal conference cash boost

14 June 2014

Inverness is expected to net a £300,000 economic windfall after being chosen to host a prestigious international conference.


Biking trio face gruelling end-to-end challenge

14 June 2014
Biking trio face gruelling end-to-end challenge

Biking trio face gruelling end-to-end challenge

14 June 2014

Three cycling novices will embark on an ambitious Lands End to John O’Groats cycle challenge next month to raise money for sick children in Raigmore…


Retired Inverness solicitor died while travelling the world

08 June 2014
Retired Inverness solicitor died while travelling the world

Retired Inverness solicitor died while travelling the world

08 June 2014

COMMEMORATIONS are being planned to celebrate the life a former well-known Inverness solicitor who died while travelling in Norway.


Bike event team to honour brave Keir

07 June 2014
Bike event team to honour brave Keir

Bike event team to honour brave Keir

07 June 2014

Family and friends of a young Inverness boy who died while waiting for a lung transplant will take part in a fund-raising cycling challenge today to help…


Flyover plan for city's A9 bottleneck

31 May 2014
Flyover plan for city's A9 bottleneck

Flyover plan for city's A9 bottleneck

31 May 2014

ONE of Inverness’s worst bottlenecks could be bypassed with a flyover under multi-million-pound roads plans unveiled yesterday.


Cyclists needed for One Great Day Challenge

24 May 2014
Cyclists needed for One Great Day Challenge

Cyclists needed for One Great Day Challenge

24 May 2014

Teams of cyclists are being invited to pedal 628 miles — the distance from Inverness to London — without leaving the Highland Capital.


Brave Leanne will "race for life" ahead of double mastectomy

24 May 2014
Brave Leanne will "race for life" ahead of double mastectomy

Brave Leanne will "race for life" ahead of double mastectomy

24 May 2014

Mother-of-two Leeanne Curry has made the decision to undergo a double mastectomy after learning she carries the BRCA1 gene which increases her risk of…


Plans unveiled for Viewhill House rescue

23 May 2014
Plans unveiled for Viewhill House rescue

Plans unveiled for Viewhill House rescue

23 May 2014

The fire-damaged Viewhill House in Inverness could be rescued at a cost of £3.3 million and be given a new lease of life as a boutique hotel or…


Plans to 'shuttle' tattoo crowds from city to fort

16 May 2014
Plans to 'shuttle' tattoo crowds from city to fort

Plans to 'shuttle' tattoo crowds from city to fort

16 May 2014

PLANS are being drawn up to run a shuttle bus service between Inverness and Fort George near Ardersier when it stages the largest military tattoo outside…


Break for Jamie means boost for appeal

03 May 2014
Break for Jamie means boost for appeal

Break for Jamie means boost for appeal

03 May 2014

Teenager Jamie Lorimer never expected to spend his holiday in the Highlands in Raigmore Hospital.


Ace nets Magnus £40,000 car

02 May 2014
Ace nets Magnus £40,000 car

Ace nets Magnus £40,000 car

02 May 2014

It has taken 32 years for amateur golfer Magnus Swanson to repeat the impressive achievement of a hole-in-one.


MSP steps into tourist bus service row

25 April 2014
MSP steps into tourist bus service row

MSP steps into tourist bus service row

25 April 2014

Highlands and Islands MSP Rhoda Grant has stepped into the row over the cancellation of bus services this summer to two major attractions near Inverness.


Bus services axed to top tourist draws

22 April 2014
Bus services axed to top tourist draws

Bus services axed to top tourist draws

22 April 2014

TWO major visitor attractions near Inverness will not be served by public transport during the summer — and a tourism ambassador fears it is symptomatic…


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