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Andrew Dixon


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Andy Dixon has been content editor for the Inverness Courier, Ross-shire Journal, Strathspey and Badenoch Herald, Highland News and North Star since November 2016. He joined the company in June 2006 and has covered community news, politics, court, sport, entertainment and business in various roles over the years.

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Emergency forces closure of train line between Dingwall and Inverness

21 February 2024
Emergency forces closure of train line between Dingwall and Inverness

Emergency forces closure of train line between Dingwall and Inverness

21 February 2024

Train services are either being cancelled, delayed or revised.


Strictly Inverness 2024 diary: Never Gonna Quiz You Up

17 February 2024
Strictly Inverness 2024 diary: Never Gonna Quiz You Up

Strictly Inverness 2024 diary: Never Gonna Quiz You Up

17 February 2024

This week's pinnacle was the first proper fundraiser that Courier content editor Andy Dixon and dance partner Ruth Mason organised – a quiz night.


Strictly Inverness 2024 diary: Thank you for all your support so far

10 February 2024
Strictly Inverness 2024 diary: Thank you for all your support so far

Strictly Inverness 2024 diary: Thank you for all your support so far

10 February 2024

Get a year’s subscription to The Inverness Courier for a £25 charity donation. The deal is in aid of Highland Hospice and Inverness Ice Centre.


Get a year’s subscription to the Strathy for a £25 charity donation

09 February 2024
Get a year’s subscription to the Strathy for a £25 charity donation

Get a year’s subscription to the Strathy for a £25 charity donation

09 February 2024

The deal is in support of Strictly Inverness in aid of Highland Hospice and Inverness Ice Centre.


Strictly Inverness 2024 diary: We're a man down... so, come and join us!

03 February 2024
Strictly Inverness 2024 diary: We're a man down... so, come and join us!

Strictly Inverness 2024 diary: We're a man down... so, come and join us!

03 February 2024

There's one missing puzzle piece so if you know a man aged between 45-ish and 69-ish who wants to join the fun, please don't hesitate to contact us.


Strictly Inverness 2024 diary: Host with the most expects a fierce competition

27 January 2024
Strictly Inverness 2024 diary: Host with the most expects a fierce competition

Strictly Inverness 2024 diary: Host with the most expects a fierce competition

27 January 2024

'The days of sequins, fake tan and crowds of adoring supporters screaming for you in admiration will be here in no time,' says Brian Elrick.


Strictly Inverness 2024 diary: A start-stop week

20 January 2024
Strictly Inverness 2024 diary: A start-stop week

Strictly Inverness 2024 diary: A start-stop week

20 January 2024

Like it was for most people, wintry weather disrupted this week's plans.


Strictly Inverness 2024 diary: Let's start dancing

13 January 2024
Strictly Inverness 2024 diary: Let's start dancing

Strictly Inverness 2024 diary: Let's start dancing

13 January 2024

Our commitment to learning two individual dances and a group dance is repeated weekly up until showtime in May.


Krispy Kreme to give away a year's supply of doughnuts to first Highlands' outlet customer

11 January 2024
Krispy Kreme to give away a year's supply of doughnuts to first Highlands' outlet customer

Krispy Kreme to give away a year's supply of doughnuts to first Highlands' outlet customer

11 January 2024

Staff are also set to give away hundreds of doughnuts in Inverness city centre tomorrow


Strictly Inverness 2024 diary: Let's start fundraising

06 January 2024
Strictly Inverness 2024 diary: Let's start fundraising

Strictly Inverness 2024 diary: Let's start fundraising

06 January 2024

Our fundraising activities are likely to come in many forms – and I'll aim to publicise some of them along the way.


Ness Factor star takes on Strictly Inverness in tribute to cousin

03 January 2024
Ness Factor star takes on Strictly Inverness in tribute to cousin

Ness Factor star takes on Strictly Inverness in tribute to cousin

03 January 2024

Sean MacIver was one of the Ness Factor 2023 performers, who together raised £86,000 for charity in October.


UPDATE: Two people taken to hospital after three-vehicle crash closes A9 near Blair Atholl

31 December 2023
UPDATE: Two people taken to hospital after three-vehicle crash closes A9 near Blair Atholl

UPDATE: Two people taken to hospital after three-vehicle crash closes A9 near Blair Atholl

31 December 2023

Part of the road has been closed in both directions since the crash at around 11.05am today.


A9 closed near Blair Atholl due to crash

31 December 2023
A9 closed near Blair Atholl due to crash

A9 closed near Blair Atholl due to crash

31 December 2023

Traffic Scotland is advising motorists to use an alternative route.


Strictly Inverness 2024 diary: New Year's resolutions

30 December 2023
Strictly Inverness 2024 diary: New Year's resolutions

Strictly Inverness 2024 diary: New Year's resolutions

30 December 2023

If you're thinking about your goals for 2024, taking part in a future Strictly Inverness is well worth considering.


UPDATE: 80-year-old Nairn man has been found

30 December 2023
UPDATE: 80-year-old Nairn man has been found

UPDATE: 80-year-old Nairn man has been found

30 December 2023

Malcolm MacLeod had been reported missing, prompting a police appeal.


'Significant concern' for missing Nairn man's welfare

30 December 2023
'Significant concern' for missing Nairn man's welfare

'Significant concern' for missing Nairn man's welfare

30 December 2023

80-year-old was last seen around 10am yesterday when he boarded bus for Inverness


Restrictions on A9 and A82 due to Storm Gerrit

27 December 2023
Restrictions on A9 and A82 due to Storm Gerrit

Restrictions on A9 and A82 due to Storm Gerrit

27 December 2023

People have been advised to avoid travel unless essential on part of the A9 and A82 due to restrictions caused by the impact of Storm Gerrit.


Opening date for Highlands' first Krispy Kreme outlet

26 December 2023
Opening date for Highlands' first Krispy Kreme outlet

Opening date for Highlands' first Krispy Kreme outlet

26 December 2023

Doughnut multi-national firm is moving into Inverness


11 properties hit by break-ins in Carrbridge and Boat of Garten

24 December 2023
11 properties hit by break-ins in Carrbridge and Boat of Garten

11 properties hit by break-ins in Carrbridge and Boat of Garten

24 December 2023

Detectives are appealing for information after a series of break-ins at houses in the Highlands.


Strictly Inverness 2024 diary: Forming friendships

24 December 2023
Strictly Inverness 2024 diary: Forming friendships

Strictly Inverness 2024 diary: Forming friendships

24 December 2023

They will be the type of connections only made by going through a shared experience – and that’s why others should consider taking part in future.


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