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 ...
Rededication of Alness War Memorial 2016
Rededication of Alness War Memorial.
On Saturday 10th September 2016 a service of rededication was held at the Alness War Memorial after the monument underwent specialized restoration work.
A picture montage of the day can be found here.