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COLIN CAMPBELL: Hard-hitting contest shapes up in election ahead

29 February 2024
COLIN CAMPBELL: Hard-hitting contest shapes up in election ahead

COLIN CAMPBELL: Hard-hitting contest shapes up in election ahead

29 February 2024

A hard-hitting contest is shaping up for the Inverness constituency in the upcoming General Election


COLIN CAMPBELL: Do we now miss Craig Dunain 'safety net'?

25 February 2024
COLIN CAMPBELL: Do we now miss Craig Dunain 'safety net'?

COLIN CAMPBELL: Do we now miss Craig Dunain 'safety net'?

25 February 2024

In the Highlands people are having to wait extraordinary lengths of time for consultation treatment. What good is that for anyone’s mental wellbeing?


COLIN CAMPBELL: Craig Dunain cast a shadow, but we could do with it now

22 February 2024
COLIN CAMPBELL: Craig Dunain cast a shadow, but we could do with it now

COLIN CAMPBELL: Craig Dunain cast a shadow, but we could do with it now

22 February 2024

Craig Dunain was no beacon of light but many would wish such a bastion and safety net was there now.


COLIN CAMPBELL: No wonder the ‘free’ NHS is buckling under the strain

17 February 2024
COLIN CAMPBELL: No wonder the ‘free’ NHS is buckling under the strain

COLIN CAMPBELL: No wonder the ‘free’ NHS is buckling under the strain

17 February 2024

The national health service is seldom out of the headlines these days for a range of negative reasons.


COLIN CAMPBELL: Resisting the pressure to ‘go online’ seems futile

15 February 2024
COLIN CAMPBELL: Resisting the pressure to ‘go online’ seems futile

COLIN CAMPBELL: Resisting the pressure to ‘go online’ seems futile

15 February 2024

A little online familiarity can go quite a long way.


COLIN CAMPBELL: From personal experience, no wonder the ‘free’ NHS is buckling right now

10 February 2024
COLIN CAMPBELL: From personal experience, no wonder the ‘free’ NHS is buckling right now

COLIN CAMPBELL: From personal experience, no wonder the ‘free’ NHS is buckling right now

10 February 2024

The health service is seldom out of the headlines these days for a range of negative reasons.


COLIN CAMPBELL: No wonder the ‘free’ NHS is buckling right now

08 February 2024
COLIN CAMPBELL: No wonder the ‘free’ NHS is buckling right now

COLIN CAMPBELL: No wonder the ‘free’ NHS is buckling right now

08 February 2024

The health service is seldom out of the headlines these days for a range of negative reasons.


COLIN CAMPBELL: After WhatsApp humiliation, are we any better prepared for the next Great Plague?

05 February 2024
COLIN CAMPBELL: After WhatsApp humiliation, are we any better prepared for the next Great Plague?

COLIN CAMPBELL: After WhatsApp humiliation, are we any better prepared for the next Great Plague?

05 February 2024

'Sturgeon has been hung out to dry for deleting any humiliation she might have suffered through WhatsApp exchanges, and maybe she deserves to be.'


COLIN CAMPBELL: Covid inquiry has to do more than trash reputations

01 February 2024
COLIN CAMPBELL: Covid inquiry has to do more than trash reputations

COLIN CAMPBELL: Covid inquiry has to do more than trash reputations

01 February 2024

"The Covid inquiry has been highly effective in trashing the reputations or at least exposing the human flaws of the key decision-makers."


COLIN CAMPBELL: The electorate is 'fed up to the back teeth' – will this Highland MP pay the price?

28 January 2024
COLIN CAMPBELL: The electorate is 'fed up to the back teeth' – will this Highland MP pay the price?

COLIN CAMPBELL: The electorate is 'fed up to the back teeth' – will this Highland MP pay the price?

28 January 2024

'I doubt if he’s anything like as confident about his whereabouts 12 months from now as Sir Keir Starmer seems to be.'


COLIN CAMPBELL: Our MP faces toughest battle to hold on to his seat

25 January 2024
COLIN CAMPBELL: Our MP faces toughest battle to hold on to his seat

COLIN CAMPBELL: Our MP faces toughest battle to hold on to his seat

25 January 2024

The question looms large as to whether or not he will be our representative at Westminster.


COLIN CAMPBELL: Has making the best of things gone out of fashion in 'broken Britain'?

21 January 2024
COLIN CAMPBELL: Has making the best of things gone out of fashion in 'broken Britain'?

COLIN CAMPBELL: Has making the best of things gone out of fashion in 'broken Britain'?

21 January 2024

'This is exacerbated by social media where vast numbers of people are raging at each other or stoking up the next Twitterstorm of grievance and fury.'


COLIN CAMPBELL: Hard times are stoked up by 24-hour news cycle

18 January 2024
COLIN CAMPBELL: Hard times are stoked up by 24-hour news cycle

COLIN CAMPBELL: Hard times are stoked up by 24-hour news cycle

18 January 2024

It’s almost impossible to get through a day without being cited of “broken Britain” supposedly falling apart. Have things ever been worse?


COLIN CAMPBELL: Worst start to new year as Everlast is axed

11 January 2024
COLIN CAMPBELL: Worst start to new year as Everlast is axed

COLIN CAMPBELL: Worst start to new year as Everlast is axed

11 January 2024

The venue, which has more than 2,000 members, is being replaced by a bowling venue.


A 50-year friend’s firm resolution: Do it while you can

07 January 2024
A 50-year friend’s firm resolution: Do it while you can

A 50-year friend’s firm resolution: Do it while you can

07 January 2024

Conjuring up commitments for the year ahead is a tradition I tend to ignore, but my pal’s expression of intent strikes me as being relevant.


COLIN CAMPBELL: A 50-year friend’s firm resolution: Do it while you can

04 January 2024
COLIN CAMPBELL: A 50-year friend’s firm resolution: Do it while you can

COLIN CAMPBELL: A 50-year friend’s firm resolution: Do it while you can

04 January 2024

The older you get, the easier it is to remain sunk into your comfort zone, says our columnist.


COLIN CAMPBELL: A tumultuous night as ‘Mad Friday’ grips city centre

21 December 2023
COLIN CAMPBELL: A tumultuous night as ‘Mad Friday’ grips city centre

COLIN CAMPBELL: A tumultuous night as ‘Mad Friday’ grips city centre

21 December 2023

It is a landmark day in the calendar and for better or for worse many people will just let go and enjoy it.


COLIN CAMPBELL:Kids let down time and again in a strike-riddled year

14 December 2023
COLIN CAMPBELL:Kids let down time and again in a strike-riddled year

COLIN CAMPBELL:Kids let down time and again in a strike-riddled year

14 December 2023

Strikes at the University of the Highlands and Islands rounded off a grim year of disruption in education, in which schools were hit desperately hard.


COLIN CAMPBELL: Winter fuel payment support might not be enough – but is better than nothing

09 December 2023
COLIN CAMPBELL: Winter fuel payment support might not be enough – but is better than nothing

COLIN CAMPBELL: Winter fuel payment support might not be enough – but is better than nothing

09 December 2023

A letter from the Department of Work and Pensions that I’d be receiving a £500 winter fuel payment put a spring in my step on a chilly winter morning.


COLIN CAMPBELL: Inverness’s ultimate ‘warm space’ has lively welcome

07 December 2023
COLIN CAMPBELL: Inverness’s ultimate ‘warm space’ has lively welcome

COLIN CAMPBELL: Inverness’s ultimate ‘warm space’ has lively welcome

07 December 2023

It’s an unhappy fact that the nationwide ‘obesity crisis’ is worsening all the time, with the range of health problems it brings, says our columnist.


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