Cromarty Live Newsletter, May 2019
The May newsletter has now been sent to subscribers. Read about pizzas, crime, thrift shop, music, films, the Cromarty Development Trust, and a bid for improvements to ths slipway for Cromarty Harbour. All evidence that Cromarty is thriving and is well motivated. ...
Culbokie Spring Event April 27
Cream Teas, Music and a Photographic Competition are elements of an afternoon organised by the Culbokie Community Trust. The venue is Findon Hall and the event lasts from 1500-1800.
All you need to know is on a webpage of the Community Trusts's website.
Launch of Black Isle Tourism Strategy
The Black Isle Tourism Team is launching a strategy document with a strong emphasis on slow tourism, encouraging visitors to ‘stay close and feel connected’. This ties in with their brand ‘savour the unexpected’.
The launch of the document is on Monday ...
Crofters Cafe now open for the summer
Crofters Cafe will be re-opening for the season from this Wednesday 13th March! We look forward to seeing you all! We are still looking for a kitchen assistant so if your hiding out there somewhere, make yourself known!!
Tourists fuel an expansion of Highland pubs
Pubs in the Highlands appeared to be bucking a UK-wide trend of pub and bar closures.
Since 2008, almost a quarter of pubs in the UK have shut according to Office for National Statistics (ONS) analysis.
But the study shows that in the Highlands there are 14% more pubs ...
Famous orca photographed off Chanonry Point
An orca has caused a stir appearing off a well-known dolphin spotting location on the Moray Firth.
The bull known to conservationists as John Coe can be identified by a notch on his dorsal fin and a missing chunk on his fluke, or tail fin.
He was photographed off Chanonry P...
Moray Firth Ship to Ship Oil Transfers abandoned
A port authority has abandoned a controversial plan for ship-to-ship transfers of oil in the Moray Firth.
Invergordon's Port of Cromarty Firth has now announced that it was no longer pursuing a licence for the operations.
Environmental campaigners who opposed the propos...
Mum's family struggles inspire new book
A BLACK Isle woman’s experiences struggling to raise a disabled daughter and finding out more about the mother she lost at the age of two have inspired a book launched this weekend.
In Roots, Routes and Wings, Maggie Wynton recounts her fight to ensure her trailblazing d...
Minister looks forward to church demolition
A BLACK Isle church is set for the wrecking ball — and its minister can’t wait.
That’s because the congregation of Fortrose Free Church plans to erect a state of the art £750,000 building on the current Church Street site.
The church has served...
Councillor blasts GP 'shambles'
MEDICAL cover in Cromarty is going from bad to worse, according to a local councillor furious about a block on urgent appointments available at the GP surgery.
Black Isle ward member Craig Fraser says that patients of the Cromarty Medical Practice will have to travel miles to ...