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Tomatin wind farm bid is blocked

Published: Thu 21 Aug 2014

A 20-turbine wind farm at Moy, south of Inverness has been given the go-ahead today

PLANS for a 20 turbine wind farm at Glen Kyllachy near Tomatin have been blocked by councillors. Highland Council's south planning applications committee unanimously rejected RWE Innogy UK's proposals.

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Sport

Mighty 'More target Macaulay Cup glory

Published: Thu 21 Aug 2014

Skye's Will Cowie flies past Glenurquhart's Arran Macdonald in Glen's 3-1 Scottish Hydro Camanachd Cup win at An Aird, Fort William, at the weekend.

NEWTONMORE can move one step closer to winning a double when they meet Kyles Athletic in the final of the Artemis MacAulay Cup at Oban's Mossfield Park.

Lilies bring back striker Penwright

Published: Thu 21 Aug 2014

Ian Penwright is back with Clach this season.

CLACH boss Iain Polworth has swooped to sign striker Ian Penwright for a second time - and paid tribute to the frontman's poacher's instincts.

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North Focus camera contest - July winner

THIS shot of Eilean Donan Castle in Wester Ross at sunset was taken by Craig Urquhart, 22 Windsor Place, Conon Bridge, and is the readers' Picture of the Month for JUly. It now goes forward to our Picture

North Focus camera contest - July winner

North Focus camera contest - June winner

THIS shot of a Hercules C130 aircraft out on a training exercise in the Highlands is our readers' picture of the month winner for June.

North Focus camera contest - June winner

Sunset around the Highlands

A series of sunsets from around the Highlands are our pictures of the week from readers. See this week's Highland New, North Star and Lochaber News for details of a super new contest coming soon.

Sunset around the Highlands

Now that's a rock face!

LOOK carefully can you see a rock "face" in this rockface at Glen Affric in our latest readers' picture of the week?

Now that's a rock face!

The Northern Lights!

TWO delightful shots of the recent spectacular Northern Lights show over the Highlands are our pictures of the week from readers. North Focus is your chance to have one of your top shots published. Keeping

The Northern Lights!

Watch the birdie!

TWO quirky wildlife shots are our pictures of the week from readers.

Watch the birdie!

Sunset over Eigg

AN atmospheric sunset over the island of Eigg is this week's top shot from readers.

Sunset over Eigg

Loch Ness from Dores

A view of Loch Ness from Dores is our readers' picture of the week.

Loch Ness from Dores

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