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Man reported to Procurator Fiscal

POLICE in Fort William have confirmed that a 49 year-old man has been reported to the Procurator Fiscal in connection with a disturbance on Glenkingie Street in Caol on Tuesday. A 73 year-old man remains

They're all set to play at the Proms

Published: Thu 21 Jul 2016

They're all set to play at the Proms

TWO Lochaber musicians are hoping everyone will tune into their latest performance - part of one of the most popular events of the year in one of the best known venues in the country. Violinists Kirsty

Robotic wonder suit by Lochaber's bionic men

Published: Thu 21 Jul 2016

Robotic wonder suit by Lochaber's bionic men

TWO old schoolfriends from Lochaber really are the bionic men. Richard Little from Fort William and Robert Irving of Caol, developed robotic suits and legs which allow people with very severe physical

School bus route plans were discussed - council

Published: Thu 21 Jul 2016

HIGHLAND Council has defended the decision to put a school bus route through the green space at Caol shopping centre. Local residents and shopkeepers were furious when work started to build the road, maintaining

Young French choir dedicates concert to attack vistims

Published: Thu 21 Jul 2016

Young French choir dedicates concert to attack victims

MEMBERS of a French youth choir - one as young as seven - sang their hearts out on Friday in a concert dedicated to the victims of the horrific attack in Nice the day before. And the audience, made up

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Sport

McEveley aiming high after Staggies switch

Published: Thu 21 Jul 2016

Ross County's Jay McEveley is relishing the chance to shine in Scotland's top-flight

NEW Ross County signing Jay McEveley is ready to "kick on" and secure three points in the club's second competitive game of the season against Raith Rovers this Saturday.

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North Focus - Picture of the Year 2015

OUR North Focus Picture of the Year winner for 2015 was Laura Wilson, from Ballachulish, with this unusual shot od her dog Thai swimming in the River Coe in Glencoe. Laura won a Panasonic DMC-G6KEB-K camera

North Focus - Picture of the Year 2015

North Focus camera contest - April winner

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

North Focus camera contest - April winner

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.

North Focus camera contest - March winner

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.

North Focus camera contest - February winner

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

 

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