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Grumpy old men and women

Grumpy old men and women

I DON’T want to spoil anyone’s fun or anything, but perhaps the solution for all those Grumpy Old Men and Grumpy Old Women is just to, y’know, cheer up…


Well-known strath hotel up for sale

Well-known strath hotel up for sale

A WELL-KNOWN Kingussie hotel has been put on the market with a price tag of around £650,000.


A new chapter

A new chapter

IN POLITICS, after the battle is over, all the combatants are still alive. So what are the lessons and challenges that lie ahead?


A fairer deal for motorists

A fairer deal for motorists

WELL done to MHR Retail Ltd (also known as Malthurst) who have given local motorists a fairer deal at the fuel pump.


Lyle heading to Castle Stuart

Lyle heading to Castle Stuart

TWO time Major champion Sandy Lyle, World Cup winner Marc Warren and two time European Tour champion Alastair Forsyth are set to bolster the home challenge…


Boyzone concert still on

Boyzone concert still on

BOYZONE fans in the strath can breathe a sigh of relief that the band’s local show will go on, despite recent rumours of a possible split.


Glenfeshie plans win park's backing

Glenfeshie plans win park's backing

THE Cairngorms National Park Authority has said that Glenfeshie Estate is moving forward in a “very positive way” and is drawing a line under the controversies…


Rockness fans brave the rain

Rockness fans brave the rain

MUSIC fans raved on the banks of Loch Ness despite one some of the worst weather Rockness have faced since the festival was launched.


Boat of Garten squatters welcomed

Boat of Garten squatters welcomed

A “CANNY” pair of migrants have taken up lodgings in the famous osprey nest at Loch Garten by Boat of Garten.


Anger over Aviemore class size

Anger over Aviemore class size

HIGHLAND Council is being urged to reconsider their plans to put 13 pupils more than the maximum class size allowed into a single classroom at a Strathspey…


Anglophobia alert...

Anglophobia alert...

EVERY so often watching the local news someone comes on talking such tosh that I don’t know wheather to laugh or cry. One such moment happened just this…


Petrol discount schemes introduced to the strath

Petrol discount schemes introduced to the strath

HARD-pressed motorists in Badenoch and Strathspey have welcomed a fuel discount scheme brought in by the strath’s largest petrol station operator which…


Start date set for new town

Start date set for new town

A START date for a new town near Aviemore – the first ever to be built in a national park in the UK – has been targeted for Spring, next year. Elgin-based…


A9 and A95 traffic cameras

A9 and A95 traffic cameras

Live Eye Views from the A9 and A95, courtesy of Traffic Scotland.


Anger after Kingussie branded 'run-down'

Anger after Kingussie branded 'run-down'

A ROW has broken out after an organiser of a cross-Scotland trek criticised Kingussie, labelling it “sad” and “run-down” on a website run by a popular…


£15M Aviemore Tesco latest

£15M Aviemore Tesco latest

TESCO bosses are now targeting late 2012 for the opening of their new and much larger £15 million-plus store in Aviemore. And shoppers in Grantown…


The only way is up for new Thistle boss!

The only way is up for new Thistle boss!

STRATHSPEY Thistle’s new manager Brian Ritchie has outlined his plans for the Highland League club over the coming months and years. The 42-year-old…


Strathspey stalwart retires

Strathspey stalwart retires

One of Strathspey Thistle’s stalwarts has decided to call it a day. Centre-half and former captain Craig Ireland has decided to end his playing career.


Michelle doubles up at awards

Michelle doubles up at awards

LAGGAN equestrian Michelle Chalmers scooped the senior Badenoch and Strathspey sports personality of the year award – on the night she turned 21. The…


Thistle play the waiting game and hope for a Nairn win

Thistle play the waiting game and hope for a Nairn win

STRATHSPEY Thistle are now crossing their fingers for a Nairn County win at Fort William this weekend if they are to avoid the wooden spoon for a second…


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