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North Highland parents of disabled children campaign for respite services

26 May 2024
North Highland parents of disabled children campaign for respite services

North Highland parents of disabled children campaign for respite services

26 May 2024

Two northern parents who have children with learning disabilities have joined forces to campaign for respite care services in the area.


Britain’s ‘loneliest sheep’ Fiona, rescued after spending two years at the bottom of a cliff in Cromarty Firth, is put on strict diet to prepare her for motherhood

23 April 2024
Britain’s ‘loneliest sheep’ Fiona, rescued after spending two years at the bottom of a cliff in Cromarty Firth, is put on strict diet to prepare her for motherhood

Britain’s ‘loneliest sheep’ Fiona, rescued after spending two years at the bottom of a cliff in Cromarty Firth, is put on strict diet to prepare her for motherhood

23 April 2024

Fiona the ewe arrived at Dalscone Farm in Dumfries in November after being rescued by specialist climbing teams from a shore near Sutherland.


Assynt Mountain Rescue Team go to aid of injured walker on Cul Beag in Coigach

22 March 2024
Assynt Mountain Rescue Team go to aid of injured walker on Cul Beag in Coigach

Assynt Mountain Rescue Team go to aid of injured walker on Cul Beag in Coigach

22 March 2024

The team spent a day training with members of the Police Scotland Highland and Islands Mountain Rescue Team on Monday.


New owners 'upbeat' over derelict Helmsdale A9 filling station – but they haven't seen it yet!

10 March 2024
New owners 'upbeat' over derelict Helmsdale A9 filling station – but they haven't seen it yet!

New owners 'upbeat' over derelict Helmsdale A9 filling station – but they haven't seen it yet!

10 March 2024

The new owners are said to be keen to have a shop or kiosk on the site and are also considering providing electric charging points.


Alaska-based singer seeks local musicians to support him at Ullapool gig

16 February 2024
Alaska-based singer seeks local musicians to support him at Ullapool gig

Alaska-based singer seeks local musicians to support him at Ullapool gig

16 February 2024

Medium Build will be in Ullapool on Tuesday March 5.


Scottish Government calls in Coul Links golf course application

09 February 2024
Scottish Government calls in Coul Links golf course application

Scottish Government calls in Coul Links golf course application

09 February 2024

Scottish Government experts will now review the case and send a report with recommendations to Ministers.


Controversial new pylon line from Spittal to Beauly will bring hundreds of jobs, new homes and £32 million in community benefit, says SSEN Transmission

01 December 2023
Controversial new pylon line from Spittal to Beauly will bring hundreds of jobs, new homes and £32 million in community benefit, says SSEN Transmission

Controversial new pylon line from Spittal to Beauly will bring hundreds of jobs, new homes and £32 million in community benefit, says SSEN Transmission

01 December 2023

SSEN announced today that reports have now been produced following the first round of consultation on its proposals.


How this stargazing north Highland couple hope to share wonder of space with locals

10 November 2023
How this stargazing north Highland couple hope to share wonder of space with locals

How this stargazing north Highland couple hope to share wonder of space with locals

10 November 2023

Mark Washer and Monica Shaw are establishing an astronomy club.


Final parade for Sutherland drummer (76) after 61 years playing in bands

10 November 2023
Final parade for Sutherland drummer (76) after 61 years playing in bands

Final parade for Sutherland drummer (76) after 61 years playing in bands

10 November 2023

Ruby MacDonald joined her father Alex Ross in 1962 as a drummer in the Ardgay-Bonar Pipe Band, aged just 15.


Sheep stranded on its own for more than two years is rescued after Highland woman's plea for help went viral

05 November 2023
Sheep stranded on its own for more than two years is rescued after Highland woman's plea for help went viral

Sheep stranded on its own for more than two years is rescued after Highland woman's plea for help went viral

05 November 2023

Jill Turner, from Brora, first came across the ewe while kayaking in 2021.


PICTURES: 'A brilliant day': Organisers of TrA8tors EUAnite memorial tractor run thank everyone who supported the event

08 September 2023
PICTURES: 'A brilliant day': Organisers of TrA8tors EUAnite memorial tractor run thank everyone who supported the event

PICTURES: 'A brilliant day': Organisers of TrA8tors EUAnite memorial tractor run thank everyone who supported the event

08 September 2023

The tractor run begins and ends at Lochinver harbour and passes through Culkein, Drumbeg and Stoer.


Beach in Highlands ranked 'cleanest in the UK' - but where is it?

30 August 2023
Beach in Highlands ranked 'cleanest in the UK' - but where is it?

Beach in Highlands ranked 'cleanest in the UK' - but where is it?

30 August 2023

A beach in the north Highlands has scooped the title of the cleanest beach in the UK, based on new research.


Ullapool environmentalist wins Young Scot Award

13 June 2023
Ullapool environmentalist wins Young Scot Award

Ullapool environmentalist wins Young Scot Award

13 June 2023

Fifteen-year-old Finlay Pringle scooped the environment award in the Sunday Mail Young Scot Awards 2023.


Five beaches in Highlands win national award – which is closest to you?

03 June 2023
Five beaches in Highlands win national award – which is closest to you?

Five beaches in Highlands win national award – which is closest to you?

03 June 2023

These beaches will all be flying the coveted Scotland's Beach Awards flag this summer. Are any of them in Ross-shire?


Endurance cyclist Matt Page calls off NC500 record breaking attempt after coming to a halt north of Berriedale

24 May 2023
Endurance cyclist Matt Page calls off NC500 record breaking attempt after coming to a halt north of Berriedale

Endurance cyclist Matt Page calls off NC500 record breaking attempt after coming to a halt north of Berriedale

24 May 2023

Endurance cyclist Matt Page has had to call a halt to his attempt to set a new record for the North Coast 500 tourism route.


Jobs on offer at Highland castle as first phase of development complete

24 May 2023
Jobs on offer at Highland castle as first phase of development complete

Jobs on offer at Highland castle as first phase of development complete

24 May 2023

The new owner of Carbisdale Castle has announced that she is recruiting locally for a number of positions.


Attempt under way to beat Mark Beaumont's NC500 cycle record

23 May 2023
Attempt under way to beat Mark Beaumont's NC500 cycle record

Attempt under way to beat Mark Beaumont's NC500 cycle record

23 May 2023

Endurance cyclist Matthew Page set off shortly before 6am this morning from Inverness Castle.


Coul Links landowner promises 'crossing' over Loch Fleet if golf course gets go-ahead

19 May 2023
Coul Links landowner promises 'crossing' over Loch Fleet if golf course gets go-ahead

Coul Links landowner promises 'crossing' over Loch Fleet if golf course gets go-ahead

19 May 2023

Edward Abel Smith owns Coul Links and is poised to build a £20 million eco-hotel there if a championship golf course plan gets the go-ahead.


Ross-shire Engineering project manager set to take to the floor in Strictly Inverness 2023

09 May 2023
Ross-shire Engineering project manager set to take to the floor in Strictly Inverness 2023

Ross-shire Engineering project manager set to take to the floor in Strictly Inverness 2023

09 May 2023

Andrew Sutherland and his dance partner Lindsey Crombie from Contin will be performing in front of hundreds of people and a panel of judges.


Coul Links developers claim opposition to golf course plan is being whipped up by national organisations as hundreds of objections made to Highland Council

06 May 2023
Coul Links developers claim opposition to golf course plan is being whipped up by national organisations as hundreds of objections made to Highland Council

Coul Links developers claim opposition to golf course plan is being whipped up by national organisations as hundreds of objections made to Highland Council

06 May 2023

Some 984 comments from individuals and groups have been registered on the local authority’s e-planning site.


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