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Alasdair Fraser


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Alasdair Fraser is a senior reporter for Highland News and Media with more than 30 years' experience in the industry, including national freelance news reporting and almost 25 years as a freelance football writer. A University of Glasgow MA Hons graduate, he started his career with the Inverness Courier in 1989 and rejoined the company in 2019.

You're hired! The Highlands takes starring role in The Apprentice

03 February 2024
You're hired! The Highlands takes starring role in The Apprentice

You're hired! The Highlands takes starring role in The Apprentice

03 February 2024

Region provided the stunning backdrop to first episode of new series


Highland News and Media journalists triumph with stunning success at Highlands and Islands media awards

02 February 2024
Highland News and Media journalists triumph with stunning success at Highlands and Islands media awards

Highland News and Media journalists triumph with stunning success at Highlands and Islands media awards

02 February 2024

Journalists from Highland News and Media (HNM) enjoyed success at tonight's Highlands and Islands Press Ball and Media Awards.


Inverness Airport railway station clocks up over 50,000 passengers in first year

02 February 2024
Inverness Airport railway station clocks up over 50,000 passengers in first year

Inverness Airport railway station clocks up over 50,000 passengers in first year

02 February 2024

ScotRail’s newest railway station in the Highlands is celebrating its first anniversary


INTERIM ELECTIONS 2024: Do you have a new community council in your area?

30 January 2024
INTERIM ELECTIONS 2024: Do you have a new community council in your area?

INTERIM ELECTIONS 2024: Do you have a new community council in your area?

30 January 2024

Thirteen Highland Community Councils have been formed following a call for candidates.


Police probe "extremely dangerous and reckless" Inverness airport laser beam attack

30 January 2024
Police probe "extremely dangerous and reckless" Inverness airport laser beam attack

Police probe "extremely dangerous and reckless" Inverness airport laser beam attack

30 January 2024

Police investigating reports laser beam was aimed at aircraft’s cockpit on final approach


THE TRAITORS FINAL: Highland hopeful Evie slip from favour as bookies tip MOLLIE for shock win

26 January 2024
THE TRAITORS FINAL: Highland hopeful Evie slip from favour as bookies tip MOLLIE for shock win

THE TRAITORS FINAL: Highland hopeful Evie slip from favour as bookies tip MOLLIE for shock win

26 January 2024

Mollie Pearce is the new favourite for tonight’s final of The Traitors – with Highland contestant Evie Morrison now unfancied for the big cash prize.


WATCH: Highland firm's hilarious video send-up of The Traitors goes viral

26 January 2024
WATCH: Highland firm's hilarious video send-up of The Traitors goes viral

WATCH: Highland firm's hilarious video send-up of The Traitors goes viral

26 January 2024

A clever send-up of the hit TV series The Traitors by a Highland firm has gone down a storm on social media.


Major changes to ScotRail services south of Inverness amid Storm Jocelyn clear-up

25 January 2024
Major changes to ScotRail services south of Inverness amid Storm Jocelyn clear-up

Major changes to ScotRail services south of Inverness amid Storm Jocelyn clear-up

25 January 2024

Damage caused by Storm Jocelyn will disrupt all of today's train services between Inverness and the Central Belt today.


STORM JOCELYN: Complete shutdown of Scotland's rail services as 70 mph winds batter Highlands

23 January 2024
STORM JOCELYN: Complete shutdown of Scotland's rail services as 70 mph winds batter Highlands

STORM JOCELYN: Complete shutdown of Scotland's rail services as 70 mph winds batter Highlands

23 January 2024

With parts of the Highlands brace for winds of up to 70 mph, ScotRail has halted all of its train services this evening.


'Extraordinary damage' to rail lines causes chaos for ScotRail passengers in the Highlands

23 January 2024
'Extraordinary damage' to rail lines causes chaos for ScotRail passengers in the Highlands

'Extraordinary damage' to rail lines causes chaos for ScotRail passengers in the Highlands

23 January 2024

Train travellers are being strongly advised to check their journeys in advance after “extraordinary damage” from Storm Isha closed lines.


Scottish Government's "lack of commitment" on A9 dualling blamed for unnecessary deaths and damage to the Highland economy

20 January 2024
Scottish Government's "lack of commitment" on A9 dualling blamed for unnecessary deaths and damage to the Highland economy

Scottish Government's "lack of commitment" on A9 dualling blamed for unnecessary deaths and damage to the Highland economy

20 January 2024

A “lack of commitment” on A9 dualling lies at the heart of a failure that has led to avoidable loss of life and damaged the Highlands' economy.


SNOW LATEST: Icy blast continues to hit Highland train and air services

19 January 2024
SNOW LATEST: Icy blast continues to hit Highland train and air services

SNOW LATEST: Icy blast continues to hit Highland train and air services

19 January 2024

Transport services in the Highlands are facing another day of chaos and disruption amid the blast of wintry weather.


UPDATE: Occupants escape injury in collision on A9 between Kingussie and Dalwhinnie

19 January 2024
UPDATE: Occupants escape injury in collision on A9 between Kingussie and Dalwhinnie

UPDATE: Occupants escape injury in collision on A9 between Kingussie and Dalwhinnie

19 January 2024

Occupants of two vehicles escaped injury in a collision on the A9 between Kingussie and Dalwhinnie this morning.


BREAKING: Reports of accident on A9 between Kingussie and Dalwhinnie

19 January 2024
BREAKING: Reports of accident on A9 between Kingussie and Dalwhinnie

BREAKING: Reports of accident on A9 between Kingussie and Dalwhinnie

19 January 2024

There are reports of a road traffic collision on the A9 between Kingussie and Dalwhinnie.


SCHOOL UPDATE: 20,000 Highland pupils told to stay home in treacherous wintry conditions

19 January 2024
SCHOOL UPDATE: 20,000 Highland pupils told to stay home in treacherous wintry conditions

SCHOOL UPDATE: 20,000 Highland pupils told to stay home in treacherous wintry conditions

19 January 2024

Thousands of Highland pupils have been told to stay at home today as treacherous wintry conditions continue.


Scottish Parliament citizen's committee to take fresh evidence in inquiry into A9 dualling failures

18 January 2024
Scottish Parliament citizen's committee to take fresh evidence in inquiry into A9 dualling failures

Scottish Parliament citizen's committee to take fresh evidence in inquiry into A9 dualling failures

18 January 2024

A Scottish Parliament citizen's committee will meet next week to take evidence as part of its ongoing inquiry into the A9 dualling project.


UPDATE: Highland flights grounded by wintry blast

18 January 2024
UPDATE: Highland flights grounded by wintry blast

UPDATE: Highland flights grounded by wintry blast

18 January 2024

Inverness Airport is being hit by flight cancellations as severe wintry weather affects services.


Highland cop facing sexual offence charges

18 January 2024
Highland cop facing sexual offence charges

Highland cop facing sexual offence charges

18 January 2024

A Highland police officer has been arrested and charged in connection with sexual offences.


Major road, rail and air travel disruption as severe wintry weather continues to hit the Highlands

18 January 2024
Major road, rail and air travel disruption as severe wintry weather continues to hit the Highlands

Major road, rail and air travel disruption as severe wintry weather continues to hit the Highlands

18 January 2024

Snow and ice is causing major transport disruption across the Highlands.


Is missing Northumbria man visiting the Highlands?

05 January 2024
Is missing Northumbria man visiting the Highlands?

Is missing Northumbria man visiting the Highlands?

05 January 2024

Police are appealing for Highland help in finding a young man missing from Northumbria.


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