Alness & Evanton Emergency Community Rescue
The local 'missing' Baptist Minister got home safe and sound, after an inland waterways search training session. Robert Adair was also voted as the groups official charity chaplain.
Read the full story in the Alness & District Times June 2019 issue No. 324.
First Salmon of the Season
The first salmon of the season was caught by Gary Thompson on 9th May 2019. Read about the struggle he had before he could photograph the catch!
Full story in the Alness & District Times June 2019 issue No 324.
Did you know the Atlantic salmon returns to the...
Saturday 28th April was a very busy and successful day for Alness Jog Scotland runners. Members of the club travelled to events as far afield as Stirling & Balmoral and a bit closer to home in Portmahomack.
Overall a great effort from all the runners and we are ...
The Invergordon volunteer Lifeboat crew were launched thursday 16th May. Two persons had been reported stranded on a yacht in the Cromarty Firth.
The crew arrived on-scene 13 minutes after the pagers sounded.
The sailors were safely transported back to shore.&nbs...
Memorial Plaque - George MacGovern
It was brought to Lodge Averon's attention that a fellow Brother, George MacGovern, passed away within the lodge building in 1960. Local lady Patricia 'Patty' Davis confirms the event as accurate; George MacGovern was her father.
Ewan Wins Four Major Titles
Local teenager Ewan Glinieki wins the Scottish Open Schoolboy Championships in boxing; held at Ravenscraig, Motherwell. This was another excellent performance by young Ewan who only took up the sport in 2017, after a very successful time as a kick boxer. A big con...
Gold for Fyrish Gymnasts 2019
Fyrish Gymnasts are Scottish champions 2019!
The local 'TeamGym' took the gold medal at the National Championships in Tranent.
This, following on from their recent Scottish Gymnastics Club of the Year Award, shows that local gymnastics is on the up....
Road Works High Street 03/2019
Road works are due to start on the High Street 25/03/2019.
The reason for the work is a pedestrian crossing. People will soon be able to cross the street safer at both ends of the High Street. Be patient, it shouldn't take long to be completed.
GBHA Scotland Winner 2018
Alness High Street is the best High Street in Scotland! This was confirmed at the 2018 Great British High Street Awards. The verdict was as follows;
'Shopkeepers and business owners in Alness work together to ensure they all offer something different, provi...
RACPADS Success 2017
World Champion Pipes & Drums for Alness.
Two months ago we had the European Novice Junior Pipe Band Champions on our cover This month we have the World Champions In Junior Grade A. The Ross and Cromarty Pipes and Drums School has come through this season as Junior Grade A ...