Love to be recognised in reporter award

AN award recognising a former editor of the Inverness Courier newspaper has been set up as part of the annual Highlands and Islands Media Awards.

A deadline of the fifth of next month has been set for entries to the awards, which will be marking the memory of the late Jim Love, whose named is being incorporated in the Reporter of the Year prize.

The categories include Community Newspaper and Weekly Newspaper of the Year and Local Photographer of the Year.

Organiser, Gordon Fyfe, is also seeking nominations for the Barron Trophy, which recognises “exceptional service given to journalism in the Highlands and Islands”.

The winners will be announced on February 2.

For more information, contact Gordon Fyfe, at 8 Raasay Road, Inverness IV2 3LR.