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We need to raise the Barr!

Published: Thu 18 Sep 2014

Ross County defender Darren Barr clears from Motherwell's Lee Erwin

DEFENDER Darren Barr insists Ross County will improve under new boss Jim McIntyre and aims to get the club off the mark at Aberdeen this Saturday.


North Focus camera contest - August winner

August's Picture of the Month was this bottlenose dolphin breaching in the Moray Firth at Chanonry Point at Fortrose taken by Alister Kemp, 29 Teandallon Place, Evanton.

North Focus camera contest - August winner

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

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