Features

Inverness kids follow their food from farm to plate

Published: Fri 15 Mar 2013

Pupils from Muirtown Primary on a day out to discover where their food comes from

MUIRTOWN Primary School has spent a day out and about in the Highlands learning about where their food comes from and how it gets from the fields to the plate to mark International School Meal's Day on March 8.

Highland Wildlife

Future's looking brighter for mountain hares

A mountain hare

WITH the snow-capped hills covering much of the Highlands landscape, one's thoughts turn to the hardy few that inhabit such areas. The red deer will have long since sought lower slopes, as will the red

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Travel

On the trail of General Suvorov

The house where General Suvorov stayed on the 5th October, 1799.

Travel writer Ron Smith follows in the footsteps of a Russian general who led his army over the Alps in the dead of winter with the French giving chase. Step back in time with this fascinating tale and enjoy today's breath-taking scenery .......

Photos

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

North Focus camera contest - September winner

September's readers picture of the month was this red deer sky by Dougie Hamilton, Creagan Cottage, 4 Resaurie, Inverness. Our North Focus readers' photos competition gives you the chance to have one of

North Focus camera contest - September winner

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