Tain nursery takes steps to expand

Stepping Stones

GROWING demand for nursery space at an Easter Ross town prompted the expansion of a facility which was celebrated at a grand opening last week. Stepping Stones Nursery opened in Tain in May 2010, catering

Opinion split as Kyle takeaway is approved

Published: Mon 19 Feb 2018

Council HQ

A new hot food outlet has been approved in Kyle despite a road safety objection from Highland Council's transport planning department and concern from members of the public that part of an attractive landscaped

'Sexting' fears flagged up in film contest

Published: Mon 19 Feb 2018

Kate Forbes

PARENTS of pupils across Ross-shire have been asked to play their part in ensuring their children stay safe online following disturbing statistics highlighting concerns about sexual offences being committed

Tipsy tea party toasted

Published: Sun 18 Feb 2018


THE success of a tipsy tea party has staggered two Tain pals. Elaine Ross (36) and Karen Rooney (32), members of the Tain Jogscotland group, will tackle a London half-marathon to benefit the British Heart

International boost for Invergordon nail polish firm

Published: Sun 18 Feb 2018

Andrew Pearson

AN Easter Ross nail polish manufacturer is repaying the faith shown in it by public sector funders by securing national and international contracts. Andrew Pearson established SMC Cosmetics UK with support

Police appeal follows street incidents

Published: Sat 17 Feb 2018


REPORTS of a man approaching two young girls in Dingwall have prompted a police appeal. Two separate incidents were reported in the town's Ross Avenue and Munro Place within minutes of each other. The

Ria's close shave brings charity boost

Published: Fri 16 Feb 2018

Ria Coles

STAFF at the Dingwall branch of an optician might have feared they were seeing things when they spotted one of the store's assistants recently. Instantly recognisable for her 20-inch long locks, Ria Coles,

Council budget 2018-19


Published: Fri 16 Feb 2018

bugdet meeting

A WAR of words and finger pointing threatened to derail Highland Council budget discussions this week as opposition councillors called for more time to put forward alternative proposals.

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