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Scots Tory Environmental Credentials in Tatters Say Greens

The environmental credentials of Scottish Tory leader Ruth Davidson have been called into question after the MSP was photographed promoting a Stop Climate Chaos event immediately after outlining her support…

Sep 29, 2016 | Read More ›

Belladrum 2017 Tickets Now on Sale

Tickets for the Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival 2017 are now on sale.

Sep 29, 2016 | Read More ›

Scottish Cadets Still at Sea on Hanjin Tanker

Pressure Must be Maintained to Get The Shipmates Home Safely

Sep 27, 2016 | Read More ›

What’s The Point of Labour as Brexit Debate off Conference Agenda?

Autonomy embarrassment and nothing new from Dugdale or McDonnell

Sep 27, 2016 | Read More ›

Families Living in Private Rented Accommodation Triples

Commenting on figures showing the number of families living in privately rented homes has almost tripled since Holyrood was established, Andy Wightman MSP, Housing spokesperson for the Scottish Greens,…

Sep 27, 2016 | Read More ›

People in Highland Urged to Think FAST

Staff from the Stroke Unit at Raigmore Hospital showing their support for FAST. Linda Campbell is third from the left.

Sep 27, 2016 | Read More ›

MV Hebrides Will Proceed to Dry Dock in Greenock

Caledonian MacBrayne's vessel MV Hebrides, which was involved in an incident at Lochmaddy harbour on Sunday (September 25) due to a mechanical failure, will proceed to dry dock in Greenock for repairs.

Sep 27, 2016 | Read More ›

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It's a Shore Thing

We are David and Lara Beach and we are delighted to be the latest columnists on The Highland Times website.

From Failure to Success

Allow me introduce myself I’m Ita, a woman living in the Highlands, who travelled all the way from Dublin in the seventies to do nurse training in Romford, Essex.

Alasdair Fraser- On the March with the ICT Army

EVEN in a sprawling city of two million, word travels fast. There were 500 Inverness fans scattered around Bucharest's tourist spots and enticing watering holes by lunch-time Thursday and one city centre…

Celtic Connections And The Legacy Of A Not-So-Silly Wizard

With another superb Celtic Connections Festival drawn to a close for this year, I find myself reflecting, as I invariably do after my January trips to Glasgow, on how much the Scottish folk music scene…

Hello My Dear!!

You know we all get spoof emails trying to scam us, so I did giggle when I got this one.

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