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  1. Inspection of Ardross Nursery, Alness, HighlandRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | PressReleasePoint

    We discussed with staff and the education authority how they might continue to improve the early learning and childcare setting. This is what we agreed with them.

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  2. VIDEO: Ex-Saints star Ben Cohen likely to give evidence against mother-in-law at her harassment trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Northampton Today

    ... World Cup winner with calls and emails between September 1 and October 29 last year. Bassouls, of Ardross, Alness, Scotland, was due to appear at Northampton Magistrates' Court today (Wednesday) charged with two counts of harassment without ...

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  3. "We need to stop arguing amongst themselves"?Read the original story

    Jan 25, 2015 | A Gurn from Nurn

    Gurnites may have noticed that this week's edition of the Leopold Street Thunderer featured the recent fact-finding visit to Alness by Michael Green and a handful of Comunity Councillors on the front page. A deeper analysis of what Nairn might or might not learn from the Alness experience featured on the editorial page however with the heading "Apples and Pears".

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  4. Highland Council plans to axe service pointsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | Scotsman.com

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. HIGHLAND Council announce controversial plans to axe up to 22 service points across the region - in a bid to save 355,000 a year.

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  5. Record numbers use Scottish food banksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | BBC News

    A record number of adults and children relied upon food banks in Scotland in December, according to new figures obtained by the BBC. Nearly 10,500 people visited the Trussell Trust's 48 food banks for the first time in the charity's history.

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  6. Hogmanay GuideRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2014 | The Northern Scot

    The Red Hot Chilli Pipers return for Inverness Red Hot Highland Fling at the Northern Meeting Park. Picture: Gary Anthony And just about every event from Grantown to Wick and Forres to Ullapool can treat you to live music.

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  7. The man leading Fujitsu's Highland expansion in ITRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | Sunday Herald

    An IT giant's plans to double its workforce on the Easter Ross Peninsula have been warmly welcomed as it is an area where jobs announcements at Christmas can still trigger bitter memories. An IT giant's plans to double its workforce on the Easter Ross Peninsula have been warmly welcomed as it is an area where jobs announcements at Christmas can still trigger bitter memories.

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  8. Fujitsu to double staff numbers at Alness baseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | Scotsman.com

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. The company moved their north of Scotland centre to larger premises in the Ross-shire town in a bid to accommodate new posts in 2015.

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  9. Jellyfish swarm kills 300,000 salmonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | BBC News

    Bad weather that followed the incident prevented the fish from recovering from their injuries. Loch Duart said half its stock at the farm had died.

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  10. Work starts on A 100m The Macallan distilleryRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | The Drinks Business

    ... progress follows Diageo's decision to postpone its plans to build a new A 50 million distillery in Alness, Scotland, due to a "weaker global economic environment" and declining Scotch sales. This article was published on Thursday, December 4th, 2014 ...

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  11. Dr Adrian Baker of Nairn Healthcare Group appeals for community...Read the original story

    Dec 3, 2014 | A Gurn from Nurn

    Dr Adrian Baker of the Nairn Healthcare Group spoke to the combined meeting of Nairnshire Community Councils in the Community and Arts centre last night and outlined the services that are provided to the community by the hospital and the practice at the moment, the fragility of those services and the dangers those services face. Adrian made an appeal for the community councils to support efforts to retain services.

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  12. Diageo halts plans for A 50m distilleryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | The Drinks Business

    Diageo has postponed its plans to build a new A 50 million distillery in Alness, Scotland, due to a "weaker global economic environment." Diageo has been investing in Scotch whisky production since 2007 believing in the "long-term potential" in the Scotch whisky category around the world.

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  13. Diageo puts investment plans on iceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | Newsday

    The biggest firm in Scotch whisky production, Diageo, has put its investment plans on ice due to weakened demand around the world. With 16 copper stills, it would have the capacity to distil enough for 13 million litres of spirit each year, equating to 45 million bottles.

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  14. The Highland Line: a gold star for Andrew Stewart, teaching union stalwartRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | Sunday Herald

    Andrew Stewart is worth an honourable mention this week as he prepares to retire as secretary of the Highland branch of the teachers' union, the Educational Institute of Scotland, after 23 years in the post. Andrew Stewart is worth an honourable mention this week as he prepares to retire as secretary of the Highland branch of the teachers' union, the Educational Institute of Scotland, after 23 years in the post.

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  15. 'Frustration' at war memorial workRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | BBC News

    Carolyn Wilson, a Highland councillor for the Cromarty Firth ward, said the work had hardly started and should have been completed this year. Ms Wilson said the repairs should have been completed this year, which marks 100 years since the start of World War One.

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  16. Expert anticipates wind farm project scale downRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2014 | Scotsman.com

    WIND FARM projects in the Highlands and Islands are about to be scaled down in size, according to a leading independent environmental consultant. Chartered Environmentalist Duncan Oswald of consultants Ecodyn claims the region was set to follow the Scandinavian model of 'smaller scale' windprojects as consumers protect themselves against rising energy prices and mortgages.

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  17. Highlands is to pilot Fujitsu's super-fast computer networkRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2014 | Sunday Herald

    IT IS claimed to be the equivalent for computers, of motorists upgrading from a Ford Fiesta to a Formula One car - allowing online work that takes days, to be completed in hours or even minutes.

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  18. Superfast computing to be pilotedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2014 | BBC News

    A hub in the Highlands will be linked up to computer clusters in other parts of the UK and the rest of the world.

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  19. 200 business leaders sign up to say Yes to independenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2014 | Sunday Herald

    A TOTAL of 200 business people have backed independence in an open letter that aims to counter warnings by 130 industry leaders the plans would be bad for trade.

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  20. Highland food bank provision doubles in monthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2014 | Sunday Herald

    Councillors are linking the growth in the number of facilities to the delays in benefit payments due to the controversial reform of the welfare system.

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