Frank Cassidy

Reporter at the Press and Journal in Inverness and the Highlands

Crucial talks for theatre group

November 13, 2014

An award-winning Inverness theatre group which is on the brink of disbanding is to have crunch talks with an leading arts agency about securing an urgent lifeline.


A82 speed limit cuts imminent

November 10, 2014

Campaigners fighting to improve the A82 Inverness to Glasgow road claim it would take 375 years to match the level of funding that has been committed to upgrading the A9.


Vandals strike in Invergordon

November 5, 2014

Vandals have targeted two vehicles parked in Shore Road, Invergordon between 7am on Tuesday, and 11.45am today. Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101.


Car crashes off the A99

November 5, 2014

A car has left the road on the A99, one-and-a-half miles south of Thrumster. There are no injuries, no other vehicle involved, and the car is in a field. The A99, between the A9 and Wick, remains open


Power failure causes traffic chaos

November 4, 2014

A power cut led to level crossing barriers staying closed and bringing traffic to a halt for almost an hour on the A835 near Garve. Long tailbacks built up in both directions until around 4.30pm


Highland Council cuts will mean closures

October 31, 2014

A senior manager of the organisation which runs leisure services for Highland Council has warned that budget cuts will lead to "significant closures" and impact on the very people it was created to help.