07 Summer 2021

Seeing things getting back to normal seems something extraordinary. We have an interesting interview with artists Inger & Ingebjorg Smith. We celebrate the reopening of The Hub and the planned opening of the Bradbury Centre, Lairg Learning Centre, Ardgay Hall, and all of our churches. Depopulation is a long-standing issue in Sutherland. 300 years ago, George Dempster tried to keep people in the land by building a cotton mill in Spinningdale. Russell Smith explains how crofting may help today. We learn about the rich history of Loch Migdale, spanning over 4,000 years, and how the mighty midges stopped a train at Invershin.

Dornoch Firth

The Kyle of Sutherland area in images throughout the year. Send yours to news@kylechronicle.co.uk   Throughout the middle ages, the Dornoch Firth was the frontier …

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Gaelic, Norse, Brittonic? A look into the history and origins of place names around our area The origin of the place name Gledfield has different …

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How to tackle the depopulation in our area? With the new parliamentary team preparing a paper on repopulation in Sutherland and Caithness, crofting is very …

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