Snow and -3C ice warning for Aberdeen, Inverness and Highlands

The north and north-east of Scotland could be in for a week of snow and ice.
The Met Office has issued a yellow weather notice across the region and motorists have been warned over the conditions.
The warning came into effect from Sunday and has been …

YOUR VIEWS: Time for a public enquiry into the mountain railway

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The Cairngorm funicular is expected to return to service later this month after latest setback.
On June 9, earlier this year, after being contacted by several Parkswatch readers raising safety concern…

New Nairn railway bridge plan is win for the whole community

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The bridge over Nairn train station….Picture: Gary Anthony. Image No..
DISABILITY campaigners have hailed the approval of a new accessible bridge for Nairn train station while heritage lovers are ju…

‘Scary’ A9 Ralia junction with untended 30ft trees

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PARENTS are ‘genuinely scared’ to take their children to and from school because of the ‘scandalous’ state of one of the A9’s most notorious accident blackspot, it is being claimed.
A9 campaigners have …

Weekend court roll – a killer uncle and despicable twins

Our reporters have been sitting in courtrooms across the north and north-east this week and covered a wide variety of cases.
Watch: Dramatic moment police pin man to ground outside Aberdeen shopping centre
A man was pinned to the ground by police outs…

YOUR VIEWS: High speed rail link better than dualling the A9

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Fergus Ewing MSP at the A9 Crisis Summit in Inverness. Picture: Callum Mackay.
Strathspey MSP Fergus Ewing has done sterling work arguing for a more practical implementation of the bottle return depos…

Windfarm worker killed best friend in tragic crash caused by …

A windfarm worker killed his best friend when he drove his van out of a junction and into the path of an oncoming lorry.
Tomasz Aleksandruk, a Polish national, was looking in the wrong direction when he pulled onto the A9 in his Ford Transit with work…

RAIL MISERY: 1 in 3 Highland trains fail to arrive on time

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Are train services unreliable? Picture: Gary Anthony
One year after the Scottish Government took control of ScotRail, official figures show fewer than one in three Highland trains typically arrive on …