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Inspired to get out in the Highlands' beautiful mountains? Remember to #ThinkWINTER

Inspired to get out in the Highlands' beautiful mountains? Remember to #ThinkWINTER

Inspired to get out in the Highlands' beautiful mountains? Remember to #ThinkWINTER

29 December 2021

Ben Gibson, mountain safety adviser with Mountaineering Scotland, looks at the planning and preparation needed to enjoy a safe day in the winter hills


OUR MAN IN WESTMINSTER: Drew Hendry MP – compassion and dignity must be at the heart of policy-making in 2022

OUR MAN IN WESTMINSTER: Drew Hendry MP – compassion and dignity must be at the heart of policy-making in 2022

OUR MAN IN WESTMINSTER: Drew Hendry MP – compassion and dignity must be at the heart of policy-making in 2022

29 December 2021

Often in the worst of times we see the best of people. That’s especially true in our communities, where, every day, we see people's incredible work.


CHRISTIAN VIEWPOINT: John Dempster marvels at how Matt Haig's new Christmas novel highlights how hope is drawn from possibility

CHRISTIAN VIEWPOINT: John Dempster marvels at how Matt Haig's new Christmas novel highlights how hope is drawn from possibility

CHRISTIAN VIEWPOINT: John Dempster marvels at how Matt Haig's new Christmas novel highlights how hope is drawn from possibility

28 December 2021

I’ve just been reading a wonderful book, Matt Haig’s A Boy Called Christmas, the movie version of which has just been released.


Inside Holyrood: There is a lot of talk about mental illness but too many people still find themselves in crisis

Inside Holyrood: There is a lot of talk about mental illness but too many people still find themselves in crisis

Inside Holyrood: There is a lot of talk about mental illness but too many people still find themselves in crisis

28 December 2021

MSP Emma Roddick says 'People would rather talk about things that are easy to understand, and I can see why'


POLITICS MATTERS: David Stewart on why transport planners shouldn't take their eye off the ball at Caledonian Stadium

POLITICS MATTERS: David Stewart on why transport planners shouldn't take their eye off the ball at Caledonian Stadium

POLITICS MATTERS: David Stewart on why transport planners shouldn't take their eye off the ball at Caledonian Stadium

27 December 2021

Last weekend, as I braved the elements at the Caledonian Stadium, it struck me that we were missing a trick in the city...


NICKY MARR: Everyone is tired of living under a cloud, tired of Covid restrictions, tired of the fear

NICKY MARR: Everyone is tired of living under a cloud, tired of Covid restrictions, tired of the fear

NICKY MARR: Everyone is tired of living under a cloud, tired of Covid restrictions, tired of the fear

26 December 2021

Have you tried to have a conversation with anyone recently without the C-word coming up?


Inside Holyrood: The last year has been trying but we shouldn’t forget that this pandemic will pass

Inside Holyrood: The last year has been trying but we shouldn’t forget that this pandemic will pass

Inside Holyrood: The last year has been trying but we shouldn’t forget that this pandemic will pass

26 December 2021

MSP Fergus Ewing says 'hopefully in the near future, we will be able to look back on these times rather than living through them'


HEALTH MATTERS: Dr Boyd Peters discusses how we can all help ease the pressures on the NHS this winter

HEALTH MATTERS: Dr Boyd Peters discusses how we can all help ease the pressures on the NHS this winter

HEALTH MATTERS: Dr Boyd Peters discusses how we can all help ease the pressures on the NHS this winter

26 December 2021

Every winter is a challenging time for our NHS across the country, and this year is no different.


‘What can I do about burns?’

‘What can I do about burns?’

‘What can I do about burns?’

26 December 2021

Burns can be very painful and may cause red or peeling skin, blisters, swelling, white or charred skin.


A whale of a time was had in Inverness’s Christmas past

A whale of a time was had in Inverness’s Christmas past

A whale of a time was had in Inverness’s Christmas past

25 December 2021

Bill McAllister goes down memory lane.


Seeking inspiration on low-level walk in Torridon

Seeking inspiration on low-level walk in Torridon

Seeking inspiration on low-level walk in Torridon

24 December 2021

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: John Davidson looks at the highs and lows of this special part of the Highlands on a short family stroll


Opinion: If Highland businesses are to survive and thrive, then those in dire need must be supported

Opinion: If Highland businesses are to survive and thrive, then those in dire need must be supported

Opinion: If Highland businesses are to survive and thrive, then those in dire need must be supported

23 December 2021

Business Focus: FSB Highland manager David Richardson fears social contact concerns will hit business hopes for a final boost from 2021


WHILE I HAVE YOUR ATTENTION: How long will Christmas remain unchallenged?

WHILE I HAVE YOUR ATTENTION: How long will Christmas remain unchallenged?

WHILE I HAVE YOUR ATTENTION: How long will Christmas remain unchallenged?

21 December 2021

I was a bit dismayed to see comments declaring Inverness’s festive decorations inadequate compared with other cities, writes Charles Bannerman.


Eternal kitchen quest has been conquered just in time for Christmas dinner

Eternal kitchen quest has been conquered just in time for Christmas dinner

Eternal kitchen quest has been conquered just in time for Christmas dinner

20 December 2021

On Friday it’ll be Christmas Eve. We had one more Sunday before Christmas, ONE!


We all need to be careful to avoid hasty conclusions

We all need to be careful to avoid hasty conclusions

We all need to be careful to avoid hasty conclusions

19 December 2021

We have a new variant of Covid, but we are seeing the same story of rising infections and the need to take action.


At this time of year the pressure on all of us to be perfect is greater than ever

At this time of year the pressure on all of us to be perfect is greater than ever

At this time of year the pressure on all of us to be perfect is greater than ever

19 December 2021

There’s a copy of Charlie Mackesy’s book The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse on the table beside my bed, and I read it from time to time.


Treatment options for warts

Treatment options for warts

Treatment options for warts

19 December 2021

Our resident doctor gives some practical advice.


Sweet memories of a bakery that was popular with all

Sweet memories of a bakery that was popular with all

Sweet memories of a bakery that was popular with all

18 December 2021

Burnett’s Bakery employed 400 people in and around Inverness and their Academy Street restaurant and tearooms opened in 1922.


Our Man in Westminster: We can’t take anything for granted during pandemic

Our Man in Westminster: We can’t take anything for granted during pandemic

Our Man in Westminster: We can’t take anything for granted during pandemic

18 December 2021

MP Drew Hendry says 'It resonates with me how particularly sad that has been'


'Wetting' the appetite on winter run

'Wetting' the appetite on winter run

'Wetting' the appetite on winter run

17 December 2021

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Wet feet can't dampen spirits for this old favourite route as John Davidson explores a circuit from Carrbridge


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