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Reprieve for Inverness police call base

Published: Fri 04 Sep 2015

Targets for dealing with non-emergency calls at Police Scotland's Inverness HQ in Inshes have not been met.

POLICE Scotland's control room in Inverness has been handed a reprieve, despite "creating additional risk" by diverting calls to Dundee and central belt.

Multi-function Highland sports hub gets one step closer

Published: Thu 03 Sep 2015

The proposed sports hub facility adjacent to the Queen's Park.

A MULTI-MILLION Highland Regional Sports Centre being planned for Inverness moved a step forward yesterday after Highland Council agreed funding of up to £150,000 to develop detailed designs and costings.

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Sport

Can sharp shooters fire North to glory?

Published: Thu 03 Sep 2015

Changes under way at Inverness.

ALMOST all league and cup shinty matches give way to the annual Caol Cup Under-21 fixture between the North and the South at Ballachulish's Jubilee Park.

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North Focus - Picture of the Year 2015

OUR North Focus Picture of the Year winner for 2015 was Laura Wilson, from Ballachulish, with this unusual shot od her dog Thai swimming in the River Coe in Glencoe. Laura won a Panasonic DMC-G6KEB-K camera

North Focus - Picture of the Year 2015

North Focus camera contest - April winner

APRIL'S North Focus readers' picture of the month is this this shot of the flooded Glenfinnan monument looking down Loch Shiel after heavy rain by Duncan MacLeod, 1 Victoria Road, Fort William. So many

North Focus camera contest - April winner

North Focus camera contest - March winner

OUR picture of the month for March was this moody shot of the Standing Stones of Callanish on Isle of Lewis by James Boundy, Culloden.

North Focus camera contest - March winner

North Focus camera contest - February winner

February's North Focus readers' picture of the month is this fun shot of Fin the Cocker Spaniel playing in the snow in the garden of Susan Cameron, Craggie Lodge, Daviot East, Inverness.

North Focus camera contest - February winner

North Focus camera contest - January winner

THIS stunning wildlife picture by Angie MacLeod, Faillie house, Faillie Bridge, Daviot, by Inverness, of a dolphin catching and playing with a salmon at Chanonry Point on the Black Isle is our readers' picture of the month for January.

North Focus camera contest - January winner

North Focus camera contest - December winner

This stunning lansdscape of Buachaille Etive Mor in Glencoe, by Scott Robertson, 8 Lochy Crescent, Inverlochy, Fort William, was out December winner in our North Focus camera contest.

North Focus camera contest - December winner

North Focus camera contest - November winner

This blue tit flying out of the nest box in the garden was taken by Caroline Allan, 10a Ballifeary Road, Inveness, and is the November winner of our North Focus camera contest. The competition givs you

North Focus camera contest - November winner

North Focus camera contest - October winner

OCTOBER'S picture of the month was this unusual shot by Laura Wilson, The Croft, West Laroch, Ballachulish, who said: "Enjoying the sun, I took my dog Thai for a swim in the River Coe in Glencoe and managed

North Focus camera contest - October winner

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