Businesswoman in line for award
A BLACK Isle businesswoman who helped Belladrum forge a festival first with its own tartan is now in the running for a special award.
Culbokie-based Prickly Thistle, led by locally-based entrepreneur Clare Campbell, is a finalist for this year’s AccelerateHER Awards.
Fortrose care home – new plan on way
FORTROSE residents are expected to be consulted next month on a fresh plan for a redesigned care home on the same controversial site.
Parklands Group was determined not to walk away from the Ness Road plot in the Black Isle village after its £3.5 million project for a 40...
Community council hunts for new chairman
THE hunt is on for a new chairman to take over the running of Ferintosh Community Council.
The current chair, Bruce Morrison, is standing down at the AGM in May, after six years in the position.
Read more in the Ross-shire Journal
Madonna puts artist in the spotlight
A BLACK Isle artist whose passionate response to Donald Trump’s impending assumption of the US presidency won celebrity endorsement from pop star Madonna spoke of his delight at the unexpected turn of events.
Surrealist pop artist Michael Forbes’s portrayal of the ...
Cromarty Bridge upgrade will learn from past
THE next phase of work refurbishing a key Ross-shire road link is set to take place next year, with lessons learned from previous upgrades set to be heeded.
Another section of the A9 Cromarty Bridge will be upgraded in April by BEAR Scotland, which is responsible for maintaini...
Beach protest against oil transfers
A PROTEST against ship-to-ship oil transfers in the Moray Firth has taken place in Nairn.
Cromarty Firth Port Authority wants permission to transfer millions of tonnes of crude oil at sea.
Campaigners around the Moray Firth said the risk of an oil spill would be catastrophi...
Fortrose pupils enter the Dragons' Den
PUPILS from Fortrose Academy got their first taste of setting up their own business this week.
They were taking part in Young Enterprise Scotland Highland and Moray Area’s own version of TV’s Dragons' Den at Nairn Community Centre, pitching their idea for produ...
Cromarty Film Festival programme unveiled
CROMARTY Film Festival's 10th programme has been revealed, featuring a huge range of comedy, drama and documentary from December 2-4. Tickets go on sale from November 19.
See the festival website for full details.
Fears for future of mental health care
A BLACK Isle woman who suffers from bipolar disorder has mounted a campaign against changes to community psychiatric support which she believes will be devastating for many with similar conditions.
Catriona Ross, of Milton of Redcastle, who has been treated for her illness for...
Georgia helps arts trust plan for the future
AN ARTS trust on the Black Isle has unveiled its new development officer and outlined its future plans in the “wonderful” setting it enjoys.
Georgia Macleod is the new arts development officer of the Cromarty Arts Trust charity following the passing of Caroline Hew...