SPONSORED: CALA helps build brighter future for north of Scotland

SPONSORED: CALA HELPS BUILD BRIGHTER FUTURE FOR NORTH OF SCOTLAND

You don't have to look very far to discover one of the UK's most aspirational housebuilders -CALA's rich heritage is evident throughout...

Len Ironside: When hospital is bad for your health - Parkinson's patients deserve much better from the NHS

LEN IRONSIDE: WHEN HOSPITAL IS BAD FOR YOUR HEALTH - PARKINSON'S PATIENTS DESERVE MUCH BETTER FROM THE NHS

My late uncle Stewart was a sign writer with Aberdeen Corporation, as the Council was called then. He worked five days a week and enjoyed...

 
 
 

HORSERIDERS HELP RAISE THOUSANDS FOR CHILDREN IN NEED

Kind-hearted fundraisers have helped raised thousands for Children in Need. Staff at Ardies Club, in Oldmeldrum, put on a series of...

David Knight: Medical students must see through the glamour of TV hospital drama if we are to solve our GP crisis

DAVID KNIGHT: MEDICAL STUDENTS MUST SEE THROUGH THE GLAMOUR OF TV HOSPITAL DRAMA IF WE ARE TO SOLVE OUR GP CRISIS

For some reason I started shaking uncontrollably on my hospital bed as I was being examined. It was odd as I felt perfectly calm and...

 
 
 

SEARCH CONTINUES FOR MISSING HIGHLAND WOMAN

Police in Inverness are continuing their search for missing Stephanie Norman. The 40-year-old woman was reported missing from the Drumnadrochit...

Warning for north motorists and residents as temperatures drop below freezing

WARNING FOR NORTH MOTORISTS AND RESIDENTS AS TEMPERATURES DROP BELOW FREEZING

Motorists are advised to take care on roads this morning as temperatures across the region drop. A yellow weather alert for ice has...

 
 
 

DEVERON GIVING TREE RETURNS AFTER HELPING MORE THAN 130 FAMILIES LAST YEAR

The annual mission of the Deveron Giving Tree to ensure no north-east children wake up without a present has begun. This weekend saw...

COMMUNITY PLANS FACELIFT FOR FAMOUS HIGHLAND VILLAGE SQUARE

Strathpeffer residents are planning a facelift for their village's historic square. The local community council has been awarded money...

 
 
 

INCREASED AWARENESS BEHIND RISE IN RECORDED DOMESTIC ABUSE CASES IN SHETLAND, POLICE SAY

Increased awareness is a key reason why the number of domestic abuse cases recorded in Shetland has nearly tripled compared to last...

EURO 2020: GALLAGHER WANTS TO LINK UP WITH MCKENNA AGAIN TO FACE KAZAKHSTAN

Scotland debutant Declan Gallagher hopes he and Scott McKenna get another opportunity against Kazakhstan tomorrow to prove they deserve...

 
 
 

FORMER FIRST MINISTER HAILS ‘REAL QUALITY GRASS-ROOTS REGENERATION' OF NORTH-EAST TOWNS

A leading town planner has said other cities should take note of the “real quality grass-roots regeneration” happening in the north-east. Former...

Rodger derails Inverurie Locos and seals Formartine's cup passage

RODGER DERAILS INVERURIE LOCOS AND SEALS FORMARTINE'S CUP PASSAGE

A moment of magic from midfielder Graeme Rodger was enough to earn Formartine United victory against Inverurie Locos and a place in...

 
 
 

WORLD ADVENTURER JAMES KETCHELL BRINGS INSPIRATIONAL MESSAGE TO INVERNESS

UK Scouting ambassador James Ketchell visited Inverness at the weekend to talk about his incredible life as a world adventurer. Ketchell...

VIDEO: SNEAK PREVIEW OF THE NEWLY RENOVATED BARCLAY PARK PAVILION IN PETERHEAD

An outdated Peterhead park pavilion long left unused has been given a new lease of life. Peterhead Area Community trust, known as Pact,...

 
 
 

AUTHOR CELEBRATES THE COMMUNITY SPIRIT OF THE HIGHLAND LEAGUE WITH NEW BOOK, ‘BARCELONA TO BUCKIE THISTLE'

Wrapped in his grandmother's hand-knitted Salisbury football club scarf and standing close to his grandfather at Victoria Park amidst...

COUNCIL SAYS APPROVED TRADER SCHEME PROPOSED FOR HIGHLAND WILL CREATE ‘SIGNIFICANT' BENEFITS

Details have emerged of a plans for trusted trader scheme by Highland Council. The council says it will strengthen the consumer protection...

 
 
 

DATE NEARS FOR BIG CHRISTMAS LIGHTS SWITCH-ON IN ELGIN

The Christmas lights will be switched on in Elgin on Saturday. Entertainment will be run in the town centre throughout the day with...

Caley Thistle clinical from12 yards to defeat Clyde

CALEY THISTLE CLINICAL FROM12 YARDS TO DEFEAT CLYDE

It was anything but pretty - but Caley Thistle dug deep to progress to the last four of the Tunnock's Caramel Wafer Challenge Cup. Following...

 
 
 

HIGHLAND COUNCIL STAFF BATTLE ON FOR BACK PAY

Around a fifth of Highland Council staff is still seeking payment of outstanding back pay, according to union chiefs who claim the...

Glass act inspires late, late show of Hartley's 100 percenters

GLASS ACT INSPIRES LATE, LATE SHOW OF HARTLEY'S 100 PERCENTERS

Paul Hartley has urged his Cove Rangers side to continue being ruthless at home to maintain the 100% record. The League 2 leaders have...

 
 
 



Police trap 800 students inside Hong Kong university and threaten to shoot...

Police trap 800 students inside Hong Kong university and threaten to shoot over unrest

Students remain trapped in Polytechnic University in Hong Kong and police have warned they'll use live ammunition if anyone continues to protest in a tense showdown Read more ...

Chelsea could have signed Man City star Sergio Aguero but John Terry stopped...

Chelsea could have signed Man City star Sergio Aguero but John Terry stopped the transfer

Chelsea could have signed Sergio Aguero before he joined Manchester City. Read more ...

'What was the point?' Lorraine hits out at US woman linked to Boris for...

'What was the point?' Lorraine hits out at US woman linked to Boris for dodging questions

JENNIFER ARCURI joined Piers Morgan and Susanna Reid on Good Morning Britain to talk about her relationship with Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Following the chat, Lorraine... Read more ...

Prince Andrew got Queen's approval for interview, says Emily Maitlis

Prince Andrew got Queen's approval for interview, says Emily Maitlis

Emily Maitlis said Prince Andrew sought approval ‘from higher up' (Picture: Mark Harrison/ BBC/ Rex Features) Prince Andrew may have got the Queen's approval for his explosive... Read more ...

Coronation Street's Beverley Callard quits soap after 30 years

Coronation Street's Beverley Callard quits soap after 30 years

Coronation Street actress Beverley Callard will bow out as Liz McDonald from the ITV soap after 30 years in the role Read more ...

Ant McPartlin enjoys a drink as he celebrates 44th birthday with Declan Donnelly

Ant McPartlin enjoys a drink as he celebrates 44th birthday with Declan Donnelly

After making his grand return to I'm A Celebrity, the presenter rung in the milestone with his girlfriend Anne-Marie Corbett, Declan Donnelly, Dec's wife Ali Astall and baby... Read more ...

Jose Mourinho was issued Romelu Lukaku warning before Man Utd transfer...

Jose Mourinho was issued Romelu Lukaku warning before Man Utd transfer - 'He's a big baby'

Manchester United sold Romelu Lukaku to Inter Milan during the summer. Read more ...

Denis Zakaria's agent reveals midfielder won't be leaving amid interest from...

Denis Zakaria's agent reveals midfielder won't be leaving amid interest from Arsenal and Man Utd

The 22-year-old has starred for Borussia Monchengladbach who top the Bundesliga table. His agent has denied claims that he will be leaving the club in the upcoming January... Read more ...

Fresno shooting: ‘Several dead' as at least 9 are shot at football party...

Fresno shooting: ‘Several dead' as at least 9 are shot at football party after ‘gunman sneaks into yard and opens fire'

SEVERAL people have reportedly been killed after at least nine were gunned down at a garden football party in California on Sunday night. A huge manhunt is underway for a... Read more ...

Amazon Black Friday deals 2019 - offers live now and what to expect

Amazon Black Friday deals 2019 - offers live now and what to expect

Black Friday features big discounts from major retailers that you won't find at any other time of the year - with even bigger deals than Amazon Prime Day. For example, last... Read more ...