Easy way to protect the kids from flu

Published: Thu 05 Nov 2015

The nasal spray is the most common way for children to be vaccinated against flu.

SPONSORED - IS your child aged between two and five years old and not yet in school? If so, you can now book an appointment with your GP practice for your child to be vaccinated against flu.

David battles back from leg loss op shock

Published: Sat 31 Oct 2015

David Saunders

THREE open heart surgeries, a killer infection and a leg amputation are just some of the health problems a 20-year-old Inverness-shire man has had to overcome so far.

Highland Wildlife

Scotland's martens are finding new homes

Pine martens from Scotland are being reintroduced in Wales.

PART of the satisfaction of writing this column is the reaction from readers, which range from identification problems to comments about wildlife. Interestingly the subject that crops up more than any other is about one of the rarest mammals in the UK - the pine marten.


Vienna - spectacularly grand

The Parliament building is imposing and huge

It just doesn't seem right that a country with only 8.5 million people, should have such an enormously imposing capital. Vienna has a population of 1.7 million people who are justifiably proud of their city.


North Focus - Picture of the Year 2015

OUR North Focus Picture of the Year winner for 2015 was Laura Wilson, from Ballachulish, with this unusual shot od her dog Thai swimming in the River Coe in Glencoe. Laura won a Panasonic DMC-G6KEB-K camera

North Focus - Picture of the Year 2015

North Focus camera contest - April winner

APRIL'S North Focus readers' picture of the month is this this shot of the flooded Glenfinnan monument looking down Loch Shiel after heavy rain by Duncan MacLeod, 1 Victoria Road, Fort William. So many

North Focus camera contest - April winner