Cash boost for climbing wall project

Bet McAllister

LONG-held dreams of developing a climbing wall and sports centre at Inverness Marina have taken a major step forward thanks to a £100,000 funding award. The £3 million project, called the Ledge, received

Pupils get chance to mark clean air event

Published: Sat 23 Jun 2018

Clean Air Day

Primary school pupils in Inverness took part in a number of activities to mark Clean Air Day last week. Children at Crown Primary had the chance to take a break from lessons to see Highland Council's very

Call for new charter to improve city access


Published: Fri 22 Jun 2018

city centre

A COALITION of disability and mobility organisations has called on Highland Council to make Inverness more accessible. The Putting Inverness Streets Ahead manifesto was launched on Thursday. Attended by

Charity duathlon prizes created by prisoners


Published: Fri 22 Jun 2018


ORGANISERS of the Highland Cross race have teamed up with a local charity to provide the prizes for Saturday's event. The awards have been created by the Libertie project, which arranges art and crafts

Police appeal over Ardersier park vandalism


Published: Fri 22 Jun 2018

A CAR has crashed on the roundabout at the Inverness Retail Park roundabout on the A96 and police are diverting traffic

Police are appealing for help from the public after a public playpark was vandalised in Ardersier. Culprits ripped the safety flooring and damaged murals at the park which sits off Cameron Drive in the

'Legalise cannabis' says drugs charity boss


Published: Fri 22 Jun 2018

Richard Burkitt

MEDICAL use of cannabis should be legalised, according to an Inverness charity chief in the front line. Rev Richard Birkett, who runs the Merkinch-based anti-addiction charity For the Right Reasons, is

Backing for ban on pavement parking

Published: Thu 21 Jun 2018

AN MSP has backed plans to ban pavement parking across Scotland after claims the issue as a growing problem in Inverness. Many wheelchair users and the visually impaired as well as parents just trying

A9 commuters held up by traffic survey


Published: Thu 21 Jun 2018

Margaret Paterson

FRUSTRATED commuters heading into Inverness found themselves caught up in long tailbacks yesterday morning as traffic officials carried out a survey on the A9 during the peak rush hour. Some motorists

Sophie gets set to shine on global stage

Published: Thu 21 Jun 2018

Sophie Macrae

AN Inverness schoolgirl is preparing for the trip of a lifetime after being offered the chance to compete in a major Highland dancing contest in Canada next month. Sophie Macrae (11), who was nominated

City Angels' dash for cash raises £20,000

Published: Wed 20 Jun 2018

Andrew's Angels

They are Andrew's Angels, a group from Inverness who have just completed a gruelling 24-hour bike ride from London to Paris to raise funds towards a cure for a paralysing condition that affects mostly

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