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Highland Council challenged over grit claims

Published: Fri 30 Jan 2015

The wrong kind of roads? Highland Council is now claiming that grit only works on roads with a certain amount of traffic.

HIGHLAND Council is being asked to show the scientific evidence behind their controversial argument that salt does not melt ice on roads where fewer than 20 cars pass through the night.

Ross-shire couple unveil new pub plan

Published: Mon 26 Jan 2015

Fraser and Carol Mackenzie want to give a former Strathpeffer wool shop a new lease of life. Picture: Ian Rhind

A YOUNG Strathpeffer couple have revealed plans to convert a landmark building in the spa village into a pub with an authentic Victorian feel. The Sheiling, a former woollen and tweed shop, has stood empty

Battling Ross County edged out by Celtic

Published: Sat 24 Jan 2015

Ross County manager Jim McIntyre.

A DEFLECTED Kris Commons goal saw Scottish Premiership leaders and champions Celtic score a 1-0 win over Ross County in Dingwall today (Saturday).

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