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Veterans all set for fundraising cycle relay from John O’Groats to Land’s End

24 August 2021
Veterans all set for fundraising cycle relay from John O’Groats to Land’s End

Veterans all set for fundraising cycle relay from John O’Groats to Land’s End

24 August 2021

Dozens of cyclists are gearing up for a relay ride from John O’Groats to Land’s End in support of Help for Heroes.


Highland group raises concerns over rising mental health referrals

23 August 2021
Highland group raises concerns over rising mental health referrals

Highland group raises concerns over rising mental health referrals

23 August 2021

A Highland campaign group says the need for better mental health provision locally is becoming "a humanitarian issue of the utmost importance".


PICTURES: Dounreay families' leisure time revealed in special exhibition

15 August 2021
PICTURES: Dounreay families' leisure time revealed in special exhibition

PICTURES: Dounreay families' leisure time revealed in special exhibition

15 August 2021

Nostalgic photos capturing the fun and excitement of leisure activities during the early years of Dounreay are on show in a new online exhibition.


Highland police name far north fatal crash victim

10 August 2021
Highland police name far north fatal crash victim

Highland police name far north fatal crash victim

10 August 2021

Police Scotland have confirmed that the man who died following a road crash at Castletown at the weekend was 33-year-old Scott Wares from Wick.


Coronavirus Covid-19 jabs to be offered to teenagers aged 16-17 in Scotland

05 August 2021
Coronavirus Covid-19 jabs to be offered to teenagers aged 16-17 in Scotland

Coronavirus Covid-19 jabs to be offered to teenagers aged 16-17 in Scotland

05 August 2021

Everyone in the 16-17 age group will be offered the Covid-19 vaccination in Scotland.


Council leader urges 'radical change in behaviour' to keep Highlands clear of litter

05 August 2021
Council leader urges 'radical change in behaviour' to keep Highlands clear of litter

Council leader urges 'radical change in behaviour' to keep Highlands clear of litter

05 August 2021

The leader of Highland Council is backing a new campaign aimed at keeping the region free of rubbish that can harm wildlife and the environment.


Survey shows public approval for Scottish Government support of forestry

02 August 2021
Survey shows public approval for Scottish Government support of forestry

Survey shows public approval for Scottish Government support of forestry

02 August 2021

A new survey shows public backing for the Scottish Government’s support of forestry and its ability to deliver a range of benefits.


MSP blames 'savage cuts' for record levels of drug-related deaths

01 August 2021
MSP blames 'savage cuts' for record levels of drug-related deaths

MSP blames 'savage cuts' for record levels of drug-related deaths

01 August 2021

A Highlands and Islands MSP claimed "savage cuts" over the past decade are to blame for drug-related deaths in Scotland.


Highland League football manager reaches £20k fundraising goal

26 July 2021
Highland League football manager reaches £20k fundraising goal

Highland League football manager reaches £20k fundraising goal

26 July 2021

Steven Mackay ran four marathons within 24 hours from Wick to Inverness.


Strongman Stoltman hailed 'fantastic ambassador' for Easter Ross

25 July 2021
Strongman Stoltman hailed 'fantastic ambassador' for Easter Ross

Strongman Stoltman hailed 'fantastic ambassador' for Easter Ross

25 July 2021

On a visit to the Palace of Westminster, Tom Stoltman was hailed a fantastic ambassador for Easter Ross.


Highland League manager feels 'just amazing' to reach £20k charity target with four marathons in 24 hours

15 July 2021
Highland League manager feels 'just amazing' to reach £20k charity target with four marathons in 24 hours

Highland League manager feels 'just amazing' to reach £20k charity target with four marathons in 24 hours

15 July 2021

Quadruple marathon runner Steven Mackay says it feels "just amazing" to have achieved his £20,000 fundraising target for disadvantaged youngsters.


Cancer diagnosis leads to life-affirming story collection

28 June 2021
Cancer diagnosis leads to life-affirming story collection

Cancer diagnosis leads to life-affirming story collection

28 June 2021

Donald MacDonald was being treated for cancer last year when he decided to jot down some of his memories and turn them into a book.


Nominations sought for Scotland Loves Local Awards

28 June 2021
Nominations sought for Scotland Loves Local Awards

Nominations sought for Scotland Loves Local Awards

28 June 2021

Those who have gone "above and beyond" to help make their areas good places to live will get their chance to shine in a national awards scheme.


Brora manager Steven Mackay sets off from Wick to Inverness in bid to run 24-hour quadruple marathon

25 June 2021
Brora manager Steven Mackay sets off from Wick to Inverness in bid to run 24-hour quadruple marathon

Brora manager Steven Mackay sets off from Wick to Inverness in bid to run 24-hour quadruple marathon

25 June 2021

Brora Rangers manager Steven Mackay is off and running in his bid to complete a quadruple marathon in time for his 40th birthday tomorrow.


Highland Space Hub backed by young Scots, new YouGov poll shows

10 June 2021
Highland Space Hub backed by young Scots, new YouGov poll shows

Highland Space Hub backed by young Scots, new YouGov poll shows

10 June 2021

A proposed Highland spaceport can help ensure the community thrives "for generations to come", according to a leading supporter of the development.


Highland Orca Watch ends with mind-blowing sightings

08 June 2021
Highland Orca Watch ends with mind-blowing sightings

Highland Orca Watch ends with mind-blowing sightings

08 June 2021

PICTURES: Killer whale fans feared they would draw a blank during Orca Watch as thick fog descended – but something special was about to happen...


Luxury tourism destination in Highlands unveiled as UK’s top small business

30 May 2021
Luxury tourism destination in Highlands unveiled as UK’s top small business

Luxury tourism destination in Highlands unveiled as UK’s top small business

30 May 2021

A Highland estate which transformed from an arable farm into a luxury tourism destination has scooped a massive business accolade.


Councillors call for a share of renewable energy profits to be invested in Highland roads

13 May 2021
Councillors call for a share of renewable energy profits to be invested in Highland roads

Councillors call for a share of renewable energy profits to be invested in Highland roads

13 May 2021

Councillors are calling for some of the profits from renewable energy schemes in the Highlands to be set aside to help improve the region's roads.


Anja 'proud and excited' after being appointed to Highland youth convener role

12 May 2021
Anja 'proud and excited' after being appointed to Highland youth convener role

Anja 'proud and excited' after being appointed to Highland youth convener role

12 May 2021

Newly appointed Highland youth convener Anja Johnston says she will be looking to focus on mental health as part of the year-long role.


'You accept these things and you get on with it, because life is like that'

08 May 2021
'You accept these things and you get on with it, because life is like that'

'You accept these things and you get on with it, because life is like that'

08 May 2021

As he prepares to retire and move away for health reasons, solicitor Bruce de Wert says he will have fond memories of his many years in the north.


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