Easy way to protect the kids from flu

Published: Thu 05 Nov 2015

The nasal spray is the most common way for children to be vaccinated against flu.

SPONSORED - IS your child aged between two and five years old and not yet in school? If so, you can now book an appointment with your GP practice for your child to be vaccinated against flu.

David battles back from leg loss op shock

Published: Sat 31 Oct 2015

David Saunders

THREE open heart surgeries, a killer infection and a leg amputation are just some of the health problems a 20-year-old Inverness-shire man has had to overcome so far.

Highland Wildlife

Scotland's martens are finding new homes

Pine martens from Scotland are being reintroduced in Wales.

PART of the satisfaction of writing this column is the reaction from readers, which range from identification problems to comments about wildlife. Interestingly the subject that crops up more than any other is about one of the rarest mammals in the UK - the pine marten.


To Burgundy for wine and food

Porte Guillaume, Dijon's version of the famous Arc de Triomphe

Dijon, roughly in the middle of France, is the capital of Burgundy, and travel writer Ron Smith discovered more about why the region is famous for its focus on food and wine.