A TOXIC invasive plant was spotted on a Black Isle beauty spot, residents are being warned.

Professional dog walker, Angela Woodrow, was out on a walk when she identified a specimen of Giant Hogweed on the Avoch Industrial estate and posted a notice on a local Facebook group.

The plant, which grew along the beach, has been since reported and treated, which should see the plant die off in the coming weeks.

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