Ullapool jeweller shines at craft show

Published: Mon 30 Nov 2015

Merlin Planterose from Ullapool is among the crafters exhibiting at the show.

A FESTIVE favourite with art lovers, the West Coast Open exhibition is now open at An Talla Solais in Ullapool with a focus on showcasing craft from across the Highlands and beyond.

Fairytale ending for Ross-shire writer

Published: Mon 30 Nov 2015

David Plested (23) from Fortrose who won two prizes for his children's learning book idea based on the Fairy Glen near Rosemarkie.

A ROSS-SHIRE man has drawn on the myth and legend of the Black Isle to help encourage children's learning and to explore their natural environment.

Awards night glory for Alness salon

Published: Mon 30 Nov 2015

Celebrating their win are, from left, Eilidh Degan, David Mathieson (Jacqui's partner), salon owner Jacqui Douglas, Abby Rose, James Casey and Shannon Davidson.

A SALON in Easter Ross has seen off hot competition from throughout the country to be named as the Scottish Wedding Hairdresser of the Year.

Ross MP tones down yellow peril office

Published: Fri 27 Nov 2015

Ian Blackford MP, pictured, has now removed the two yellow side panels from the Dingwall constituency office after complaints from a local resident.

A ROSS MP has toned down a bright yellow sign that hangs over his new constituency office on Dingwall High Street after complaints it was spoiling the street-scape.

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