North of Scotland

Large firms’ rates woes

January 23, 2018

North-east firms must fork out £8million more in large business rate supplements because they are located in Scotland, while Highland firms will pay £3million more, new analysis by the Scottish Retail Consortium (SRC) shows.


Missing Highland teenager found safe and well

November 8, 2017

A Highland teenager who had been reported missing has been traced safe and well. Police appealed to the public after Aiden Cross from the Evanton area had not been seen since Sunday.   The force has now confirmed he has been found safe and well.


Highland flying high after easy win

November 6, 2017

Highland built on last week’s morale-boosting win against leaders Glasgow Accies, running in 11 tries to keep themselves in the National 3 promotion race demolishing bottom side Dalziel in the process.


Care workers rule out strikes

August 8, 2017

Carers looking after some of the most vulnerable people in the Highlands have voted to consider all industrial action short of all-out strike.


Fears over possible health board mergers

July 31, 2017

The chairman of a north-east patients’ rights body has warned that merging the north of Scotland’s health boards could worsen the workload of already strained NHS Grampian clinicians.