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Highland dance teacher steps up for free online session to help combat lockdown blues

16 February 2021
Highland dance teacher steps up for free online session to help combat lockdown blues

Highland dance teacher steps up for free online session to help combat lockdown blues

16 February 2021

A dance teacher is holding a free online adult dance session in a bid to boost people’s mental health and wellbeing during lockdown.


Police Scotland issues warning after foolhardy motorists ignore road closure signs in Sutherland

08 February 2021
Police Scotland issues warning after foolhardy motorists ignore road closure signs in Sutherland

Police Scotland issues warning after foolhardy motorists ignore road closure signs in Sutherland

08 February 2021

Drivers in Sutherland are being warned not to ignore road closure signs.


Roads shut in north Highlands as snow continues to fall

08 February 2021
Roads shut in north Highlands as snow continues to fall

Roads shut in north Highlands as snow continues to fall

08 February 2021

Motorists are being advised that two Sutherland roads are currently closed to traffic because of drifting snow.


Ice-bound north Highland residents helped by true grit

05 February 2021
Ice-bound north Highland residents helped by true grit

Ice-bound north Highland residents helped by true grit

05 February 2021

A councillor has paid tribute to volunteers who gritted driveways and access roads for vulnerable householders.


WATCH: Ex-commandant of Sandhurst and daughter embark on Highland wild swimming charity challenge

28 January 2021
WATCH: Ex-commandant of Sandhurst and daughter embark on Highland wild swimming charity challenge

WATCH: Ex-commandant of Sandhurst and daughter embark on Highland wild swimming charity challenge

28 January 2021

A HIGHLAND father and daughter have embarked on a year-long wild swimming challenge in aid of charity.


Former Aussie mining engineer makes deep impression on Highland community with crofting accolade

27 January 2021
Former Aussie mining engineer makes deep impression on Highland community with crofting accolade

Former Aussie mining engineer makes deep impression on Highland community with crofting accolade

27 January 2021

An Australian former mining engineer now living in Elphin has been named as the Scottish Crofting Federation's Young Crofter of the Year.


Footpath renewal project on much-loved Highland range completed

26 January 2021
Footpath renewal project on much-loved Highland range completed

Footpath renewal project on much-loved Highland range completed

26 January 2021

A footpath leading to the highest summit of one of the north-west Highland's most prominent mountains has been restored and upgraded.


Legal challenge by Anders Holch Povlsen against Highland Space Hub bid is granted

21 January 2021
Legal challenge by Anders Holch Povlsen against Highland Space Hub bid is granted

Legal challenge by Anders Holch Povlsen against Highland Space Hub bid is granted

21 January 2021

A petition for a judicial review of the decision by Highland Council to grant planning consent for Space Hub Sutherland has been granted.


Faith leaders sign statement of support for Covid-19 vaccination programme

15 January 2021
Faith leaders sign statement of support for Covid-19 vaccination programme

Faith leaders sign statement of support for Covid-19 vaccination programme

15 January 2021

The Church of Scotland is joining other faiths in encouraging people to get vaccinated against Covid-19.


Highland 'tablet fairy' makes £1.2k Malawi donation

02 January 2021
Highland 'tablet fairy' makes £1.2k Malawi donation

Highland 'tablet fairy' makes £1.2k Malawi donation

02 January 2021

She has been dubbed the ‘tablet fairy’ because her skill at making the popular sweet treat is legendary.


Christmas postcode windfall for Highland neighbours

11 December 2020
Christmas postcode windfall for Highland neighbours

Christmas postcode windfall for Highland neighbours

11 December 2020

Three people sharing a Highland postcode are celebrating today after winning a pre-Christmas windfall.


'Fantastic accolade' as Dame Judi Dench chooses idyllic grove in the Highlands for dedication spot

27 November 2020
'Fantastic accolade' as Dame Judi Dench chooses idyllic grove in the Highlands for dedication spot

'Fantastic accolade' as Dame Judi Dench chooses idyllic grove in the Highlands for dedication spot

27 November 2020

One of the UK’s most famous and best loved actresses has dedicated a grove in a Sutherland wood to the people she loves.


Jaw-dropping size of wind turbine blade revealed as abnormal load inches its way from Easter Ross

25 November 2020
Jaw-dropping size of wind turbine blade revealed as abnormal load inches its way from Easter Ross

Jaw-dropping size of wind turbine blade revealed as abnormal load inches its way from Easter Ross

25 November 2020

The reality of the mega-size of new 149.9 metre high turbines being installed at Gordonbush Wind Farm has hit home.


Shock over local authority estimates for upgrading Highland town's public loos

23 November 2020
Shock over local authority estimates for upgrading Highland town's public loos

Shock over local authority estimates for upgrading Highland town's public loos

23 November 2020

Local authority estimates to renovate a Highland town's “smelly” public toilets have been greeted with incredulity.


Highland Seer's daughter has dead good wedding

22 November 2020
Highland Seer's daughter has dead good wedding

Highland Seer's daughter has dead good wedding

22 November 2020

Her father was the late Highland seer Swein MacDonald, who lived in a croft house at Ardgay.


NC500 toilet caper slammed as foul video sparks outrage across Highlands

19 November 2020
NC500 toilet caper slammed as foul video sparks outrage across Highlands

NC500 toilet caper slammed as foul video sparks outrage across Highlands

19 November 2020

Local outrage erupted after a video emerged showing a man empting a chemical toilet on a NC500 lay-by.


Consultation launched over Ross-shire businessman's "seafood shack" plan for Dornoch Links

21 October 2020
Consultation launched over Ross-shire businessman's "seafood shack" plan for Dornoch Links

Consultation launched over Ross-shire businessman's "seafood shack" plan for Dornoch Links

21 October 2020

Highland Council is consulting local residents over a plan to site a ‘seafood shack’ on Common Good land at Dornoch Links.


Caution call on any further work on Coul Links proposals

21 October 2020
Caution call on any further work on Coul Links proposals

Caution call on any further work on Coul Links proposals

21 October 2020

The group behind an attempt to resurrect a championship golf course at Coul Links, Embo, have been advised to be cautious about proceeding.


'Best of the best' accolade for Highland hotel from international travellers

15 October 2020
'Best of the best' accolade for Highland hotel from international travellers

'Best of the best' accolade for Highland hotel from international travellers

15 October 2020

A HIGHLAND boutique hotel has been singled out for an accolade by readers of a travel magazine published by an international media company.


Sutherland fundraiser (90), is a third of the way up in her staircase bid to climb Suilven

05 May 2020
Sutherland fundraiser (90), is a third of the way up in her staircase bid to climb Suilven

Sutherland fundraiser (90), is a third of the way up in her staircase bid to climb Suilven

05 May 2020

Fundraising OAP Margaret Payne has reached a milestone in her staircase bid to climb Suilven.


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