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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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Significant disruption ahead for north rail passengers

19 June 2022
Significant disruption ahead for north rail passengers

Significant disruption ahead for north rail passengers

19 June 2022

ScotRail is reminding customers to expect several days of significant disruption this week due to strike action by RMT members of Network Rail.


Flights connecting Inverness and Dublin take off again

28 May 2022
Flights connecting Inverness and Dublin take off again

Flights connecting Inverness and Dublin take off again

28 May 2022

Direct flights connecting Inverness Airport and Dublin Airport took flight yesterday – the first time since before the pandemic.


Cycling legend Christina Mackenzie completes NC500 cycle in under 37 hours raising £2.5k for charity

14 May 2022
Cycling legend Christina Mackenzie completes NC500 cycle in under 37 hours raising £2.5k for charity

Cycling legend Christina Mackenzie completes NC500 cycle in under 37 hours raising £2.5k for charity

14 May 2022

It's a new Road Record Association record as the fastest woman to cycle North Coast 500


Breakfast show is 'beyond my wildest dreams’ – and Tich McCooey is back!

11 May 2022
Breakfast show is 'beyond my wildest dreams’ – and Tich McCooey is back!

Breakfast show is 'beyond my wildest dreams’ – and Tich McCooey is back!

11 May 2022

MFR’s new breakfast host Jodie McCluskey says it is ‘beyond her wildest dreams’ to be given the opportunity to present her brand new breakfast show.


Man sentenced to 14 years for 'despicable' violence against women

09 May 2022
Man sentenced to 14 years for 'despicable' violence against women

Man sentenced to 14 years for 'despicable' violence against women

09 May 2022

A 35-year-old man has been sentenced to 14 years imprisonment and given a 25-year non-harassment order at the High Court in Stirling.


INFOGRAPHIC: Polling stations open as voters elect representatives on Highland Council

05 May 2022
INFOGRAPHIC: Polling stations open as voters elect representatives on Highland Council

INFOGRAPHIC: Polling stations open as voters elect representatives on Highland Council

05 May 2022

Polling stations across the Highlands opened at 7am today with voters electing representatives on Highland Council.


NHS Highland health and care system remains under extreme pressure

23 April 2022
NHS Highland health and care system remains under extreme pressure

NHS Highland health and care system remains under extreme pressure

23 April 2022

Health and social care across Highland, Argyll and Bute remains under significant pressure, according to NHS Highland.


WATCH: See your Highland Heroes collect their awards

25 March 2022
WATCH: See your Highland Heroes collect their awards

WATCH: See your Highland Heroes collect their awards

25 March 2022

Highland News and Media is proud to share with you some of the highlights of last night's special Highland Heroes awards.


'They are all everyday heroes – and just amazing people'

25 March 2022
'They are all everyday heroes – and just amazing people'

'They are all everyday heroes – and just amazing people'

25 March 2022

Everyone nominated for accolades at last night's Highland Heroes are extraordinary.


MP hails Highland Heroes finalists as being really inspiring

25 March 2022
MP hails Highland Heroes finalists as being really inspiring

MP hails Highland Heroes finalists as being really inspiring

25 March 2022

Highland Heroes has been hailed as an important event for the people of the region.


Highland Heroes from across the region are crowned

24 March 2022
Highland Heroes from across the region are crowned

Highland Heroes from across the region are crowned

24 March 2022

HUNDREDS of people celebrated the region's unsung heroes at an awards event in Inverness this evening.


Woman (21) who died after crash on A9 north of Inverness is named by police

07 February 2022
Woman (21) who died after crash on A9 north of Inverness is named by police

Woman (21) who died after crash on A9 north of Inverness is named by police

07 February 2022

A woman who died after a crash on the A9 on Sunday has been named by police as 21-year-old Samantha Davies.


Raigmore Hospital ward closed due to an outbreak of norovirus

24 January 2022
Raigmore Hospital ward closed due to an outbreak of norovirus

Raigmore Hospital ward closed due to an outbreak of norovirus

24 January 2022

Raigmore Hospital's Ward 7A is closed to new admissions and essential visitors.


High Life Highland's future is safe despite deficit

18 January 2022
High Life Highland's future is safe despite deficit

High Life Highland's future is safe despite deficit

18 January 2022

A commitment has been made to safeguard the future of leisure provider High Life Highland (HLH).


Restricted visiting in place at Raigmore Hospital and New Craigs Hospital

31 December 2021
Restricted visiting in place at Raigmore Hospital and New Craigs Hospital

Restricted visiting in place at Raigmore Hospital and New Craigs Hospital

31 December 2021

NHS Highland has restricted all visiting at Raigmore Hospital and New Craigs Hospital to "essential only" to reduce the risk of the pandemic.


Double delight for Dunnet Bay Distillers at Highland Business Awards

25 November 2021
Double delight for Dunnet Bay Distillers at Highland Business Awards

Double delight for Dunnet Bay Distillers at Highland Business Awards

25 November 2021

The winners of this year's Highland Business Awards have been announced.


Eat or heat? Council finance papers reveal stark reality of rural poverty

24 November 2021
Eat or heat? Council finance papers reveal stark reality of rural poverty

Eat or heat? Council finance papers reveal stark reality of rural poverty

24 November 2021

Councillors branded rural poverty a “catastrophe waiting to happen this winter” following figures provided in a finance meeting today.


New chief executive appointed by Eden Court

17 November 2021
New chief executive appointed by Eden Court

New chief executive appointed by Eden Court

17 November 2021

Eden Court has appoint a new boss.


Raigmore Hospital ward closed due to Covid-19 cases

02 October 2021
Raigmore Hospital ward closed due to Covid-19 cases

Raigmore Hospital ward closed due to Covid-19 cases

02 October 2021

Raigmore Hospital Ward 4C visiting and admissions have been suspended due to coronavirus.


HIAL seeks new non-executive director

02 October 2021
HIAL seeks new non-executive director

HIAL seeks new non-executive director

02 October 2021

Scottish ministers are looking to appoint a new non-executive director to the board of Highlands and Islands Airports Limited (HIAL).


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