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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.


Get a year’s subscription to John O'Groat Journal for a £25 charity donation

09 February 2024
Get a year’s subscription to John O'Groat Journal for a £25 charity donation

Get a year’s subscription to John O'Groat Journal 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 dancer accelerates fundraising with NC500 spin in Reliant Robin

04 February 2024
Strictly Inverness dancer accelerates fundraising with NC500 spin in Reliant Robin

Strictly Inverness dancer accelerates fundraising with NC500 spin in Reliant Robin

04 February 2024

She plans to cover the small three-wheeled vehicle in the names of businesses that have sponsored her.


UPDATE: Train line near Inverness reopens following landslip

23 December 2023
UPDATE: Train line near Inverness reopens following landslip

UPDATE: Train line near Inverness reopens following landslip

23 December 2023

The Inverness to Wick and Inverness to Kyle of Lochalsh services have resumed.


'Landslip' has sparked cancellation of trains north of Inverness

23 December 2023
'Landslip' has sparked cancellation of trains north of Inverness

'Landslip' has sparked cancellation of trains north of Inverness

23 December 2023

The Inverness to Wick and Inverness to Kyle of Lochalsh services are suspended pending further updates.


James Arthur, Ocean Colour Scene and Jake Bugg added to Belladrum 2024 line-up

08 December 2023
James Arthur, Ocean Colour Scene and Jake Bugg added to Belladrum 2024 line-up

James Arthur, Ocean Colour Scene and Jake Bugg added to Belladrum 2024 line-up

08 December 2023

They have been added to the bill for the annual entertainment extravaganza alongside the likes of Deacon Blue and Sugababes.


Deacon Blue and Sugababes to headline Belladrum 2024

03 November 2023
Deacon Blue and Sugababes to headline Belladrum 2024

Deacon Blue and Sugababes to headline Belladrum 2024

03 November 2023

The first wave of acts have been named for the 20th anniversary celebrations of Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival.


4 hours free parking in Inverness each Saturday in run-up to Christmas

01 November 2023
4 hours free parking in Inverness each Saturday in run-up to Christmas

4 hours free parking in Inverness each Saturday in run-up to Christmas

01 November 2023

It is designed to attract more people to the city centre.


Inverness Courier's Dual the A9 campaign up for national award

30 October 2023
Inverness Courier's Dual the A9 campaign up for national award

Inverness Courier's Dual the A9 campaign up for national award

30 October 2023

We need your votes.


ScotRail network returning to normal service following heavy rainfall

29 October 2023
ScotRail network returning to normal service following heavy rainfall

ScotRail network returning to normal service following heavy rainfall

29 October 2023

Safety checks will need to be carried out which may impact some services in the Highlands.


'Storm Joanne' wows everyone to win Ness Factor 2023

28 October 2023
'Storm Joanne' wows everyone to win Ness Factor 2023

'Storm Joanne' wows everyone to win Ness Factor 2023

28 October 2023

What have you done today to make you feel proud? Annual singing contest generates £86,000 for Highland Hospice.


Support for Highland businesses to help combat crime

25 October 2023
Support for Highland businesses to help combat crime

Support for Highland businesses to help combat crime

25 October 2023

Shoplifting and staff abuse will be among the areas looked at.


UPDATE: A9 reopens after crash between car and motorbike near Dunrobin Castle

30 September 2023
UPDATE: A9 reopens after crash between car and motorbike near Dunrobin Castle

UPDATE: A9 reopens after crash between car and motorbike near Dunrobin Castle

30 September 2023

One person was taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary.


Upward trend in usage of free Prevent Suicide Highland app

18 September 2023
Upward trend in usage of free Prevent Suicide Highland app

Upward trend in usage of free Prevent Suicide Highland app

18 September 2023

In the past year there have been 955 new users, which works out at around 80 new users a month.


PICTURES: Highland business leaders generate thousands for Maggie's cancer care at SCDI awards

16 September 2023
PICTURES: Highland business leaders generate thousands for Maggie's cancer care at SCDI awards

PICTURES: Highland business leaders generate thousands for Maggie's cancer care at SCDI awards

16 September 2023

The cause was the nominated charity for the event at the Kingsmills Hotel.


PICTURES: Businesses across Highlands and Islands collect SCDI awards

15 September 2023
PICTURES: Businesses across Highlands and Islands collect SCDI awards

PICTURES: Businesses across Highlands and Islands collect SCDI awards

15 September 2023

"The winners really do showcase the diverse nature of businesses in the Highlands and Islands," said one of the organisers.


Glory for Highlands and Islands businesses at SCDI Awards

15 September 2023
Glory for Highlands and Islands businesses at SCDI Awards

Glory for Highlands and Islands businesses at SCDI Awards

15 September 2023

10 accolades were handed out at an event in Inverness.


Police: 'This case will never be considered resolved until we find Renee MacRae and Andrew'

30 August 2023
Police: 'This case will never be considered resolved until we find Renee MacRae and Andrew'

Police: 'This case will never be considered resolved until we find Renee MacRae and Andrew'

30 August 2023

"We owe it to the family and friends to make every effort to recover Renee and Andrew’s bodies," says DCI Brian Geddes.


Wick-based oil firm reports increased pre-tax profits and turnover

23 August 2023
Wick-based oil firm reports increased pre-tax profits and turnover

Wick-based oil firm reports increased pre-tax profits and turnover

23 August 2023

Pre-tax profit and turnover increased for a Caithness-based fuel and oil distributor.


Rag'n'Bone Man says 'I’ll be back' after Inverness gig call-off

04 July 2023
Rag'n'Bone Man says 'I’ll be back' after Inverness gig call-off

Rag'n'Bone Man says 'I’ll be back' after Inverness gig call-off

04 July 2023

"Big sorry again to everyone I was supposed to see in Inverness," is the message from the chart-topper.


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