Highland Council has revealed the results of its controversial public loo review, to mixed results from the winners and losers around the north.
Dougie Burns saw, On the Road and in the Round, at Eden Court, Inverness.
Every weekend, I travel around the north-east of Scotland following the fortunes of my footballing son. Saturday morning is for school matches, and Sunday sees me cheering on his club team.
Plans to improve train journeys between Aberdeen and the south of England have been shelved amid a massive review of the UK’s rail industry.
"How do you fancy going out for lunch?” Words which are sure to raise my spirits. As soon as my other half had uttered them I was imagining a nice cosy bistro or perhaps one of those trendy minimalist modern establishments. I was salivating at the prospect.
With the weather making Scotland feel more like Spain at the moment, a trip for some tapas seemed an ideal choice.
Despite the aftermath of Saturday’s Little Mix concert in Aberdeen, the show itself was still a fantastic performance by the all-girl group.
At a family gathering in Buckie recently, I happened to discover that my wife’s great, great grannie was formerly the owner of a hotel in Macduff many moons ago.
The Pogues famously sang of a Dirty Old Town – a smoky industrial hellhole, bordered by gasworks and dirty canals, and Morrissey once crooned that Manchester had “so much to answer for”.
Some Guys Have All the Luck, a tribute to Sir Rod Stewart, hit the stage at HM Theatre last night.
BAFTA-winning comedian, Michael McIntyre, had the Granite City in giggles last night performing to a packed out AECC.
Susan Welsh saw Ballet Black at Eden Court Theatre, Inverness.
Curry, often referred to as Scotland’s other national dish, is more popular than ever across P&J country. Believe it or not, once the nation’s favourite carry out, the chicken tikka masala, was invented in a Glasgow curry house in the early 70s.
Senior politicians across the north of Scotland last night insisted the UK Government must now step in and force RBS to halt their controversial axing of branches following the publication of the Scottish Affairs Committee’s report.
Stan Arnaud saw Legally Blonde the Musical at Eden Court Theatre, Inverness
It’s unsettling to realise it’s more than 40 years since I first went for a curry and a few drinks on a Friday night. Then, of course, I tended to be heading into the restaurant at about half past 11 having spent an evening in the pub with friends.
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Luxury hotels can easily lose their allure once children come along. Champagne in dreamy-looking rooms, state-of-the-art spas offering the ultimate in escapism, those lingering all-evening fine-dining experiences, well-stocked bars and cosy corners to unwind in all seem a waste when you’re running around after little ones who are bored senseless or splitting the childcare in a bid to steal some solo time.
The Pier cafe bistro was always a favourite of ours on family visits to Aberdeen beach, so I was saddened when it was destroyed by a fire at a neighbouring restaurant.
Movie star James Corden's dad has written to a movie critic to complain about his son being labelled "appallingly irritating".
I love it when a restaurant gets you talking, especially if you’re still talking about it days after you’ve dined there.
Brace yourself as the feel-good musical Hairspray makes a triumphant return to Aberdeen after a one-year hiatus.
Stan Arnaud watched the Classic Rock Show - Guitar Greats World Tour 2018 at Inverness's Eden Court.
Susan Welsh saw You’ve Got A Friend at Eden Court in Inverness.
A community has been left “disappointed” after Stagecoach announced it is to review all of its Lochaber operations, with at least one bus service to be withdrawn next month.
Susan Welsh saw, Moon River & Me: A Tribute to Andy Williams at Eden Court Theatre
Much to the delight of the Inverness audience, it was a dancer they regard as one of their own who stepped into the spotlight and dazzled as the Nutcracker Prince at the opening performance of Scottish Ballet’s The Nutcracker, which can be seen at Eden Court until tomorrow.
To celebrate the new year, we asked our food critics to pick some of their favourite places they've had the pleasure of experiencing over the past 12 months.
On a chilly moonlit night in Milan, Italy’s most elegant oenophiles are mingling in a 19th-century mansion.
The latest instalment in the Star Wars franchise is here.
The pantomime season has kicked off in style in the Highland capital with a mixture of magic and humour – and a few surprises on the way.