A Highland youth pipe band has become European Champions.
Ross and Cromarty Pipes and Drum School won in the novice A grade category at the European Pipe Band Championships in Forres at the weekend.
The Lochalsh Junior Pipe Band came second in the novice b grade.
Civic leader for Ross and Cromarty, Councillor Margaret Paterson said: “Well done to our young Ross and Cromarty pipers and drummers who are now European Champions – what a magnificent achievement – they have made many people very proud including me.
“We are fortunate to be able to offer young people across Highland the opportunity to learn a wide variety of musical instruments and group activities such as our youth pipe bands which add social skills and discipline to every individuals’ learning.”