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 ...
Kids' big chance at Black Isle Show
YOUNGSTERS are being encouraged to get involved in the north’s biggest farming event by taking part in its famous open flower show.
There are six ways they can get involved in the contest at the Black Isle Show, which this year takes place on August 2 and 3.
Transplant hope mum welcomes donation 'opt-out' proposal
A BLACK Isle mother struck down by kidney disease has welcomed the prospect of new legislation which could improve her chances of getting a transplant.
Mairi Macleod’s busy life came to a standstill when she was diagnosed four years ago, and now has to spend up to 10 hou...
Black Isle school helps bridge generation gap
A BLACK Isle school is the first in Ross-shire to be recognised as being dementia-friendly after its students developed bonds with older people in the community.
Fortrose Academy was celebrated for its involvement with Alzheimer Scotland’s Dementia Friendly Communities p...
Work begins on latest bridge revamp
OVERNIGHT improvements worth £300,000 have started on the A9 at the Cromarty Bridge.
The four-week project involves resurfacing almost the full length of the bridge with a coating designed to make the road smoother for motorists and more resilient to harsh conditions.
Black Isle councillors are SNP, LibDem and Independent
A CHARLESTON man has been voted in as a new councillor for the Black Isle ward of the Highland Council.
Gordon Adam’s fellow ward members will be the SNP’s Craig Fraser and Independent Jennifer Barclay, both sitting councillors.
Former councillors Isobel McCallu...
Probe into Black Isle raptor deaths at an end
A police investigation into the deaths of 12 red kites and four buzzards in the Black Isle in 2014 is now no longer active.
Police Scotland said this was because of a three-year time bar on the offences that were committed in the Conon Bridge area.
Read more on the BBC webs...
Fightback after brain injury leads to medal
AN AVOCH teenager has become the first Highland scout to receive an exclusive medal in recognition of his courage in piecing his life back together after suffering a catastrophic brain haemorrhage.
Diarmuid Martin fwas struck by the devastating intracranial bleed in the middle...