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Beware Ben Nevis - Bank Holiday warning

Published: Fri 22 May 2015

Whiteout conditions on the Ben Nevis summit.

A DANGER warning to the thousands of hillwalkers planning to climb Ben Nevis this Bank Holiday weekend has been spelled out by the Mountaineering Council of Scotland.

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Hughes - 'Nothing beats match sharpness'

Published: Thu 21 May 2015

Inverness CT manager John Hughes would love his side end the first round of games with back-to-back wins, against St Mirren then Dundee United.

JOHN Hughes believes his Caley Jags could have the edge against William Hill Scottish Cup final opponents Falkirk next week due to keeping competitive throughout the month.

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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

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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.

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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.

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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

North Focus camera contest - September winner

September's readers picture of the month was this red deer sky by Dougie Hamilton, Creagan Cottage, 4 Resaurie, Inverness. Our North Focus readers' photos competition gives you the chance to have one of

North Focus camera contest - September winner

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