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Federica Stefani


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Federica Stefani is a reporter at Highland News and Media specialising in environment, transport and food&drink as well as podcasting. An MA graduate in Multimedia Journalism at Glasgow Caledonian University, she joined HNM in 2019, also working as part the digital development team.

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Highland teen completes Affric-Kintail Way horseriding challenge to support grass sickness charity

26 May 2024
Highland teen completes Affric-Kintail Way horseriding challenge to support grass sickness charity

Highland teen completes Affric-Kintail Way horseriding challenge to support grass sickness charity

26 May 2024

An Inverness teen has completed a strenuous 44 mile trek on horseback journey to raise money for a charity close to her heart.


PICTURES: Young dancers impress on the dancefloor at Strictly Inverness 2024

25 May 2024
PICTURES: Young dancers impress on the dancefloor at Strictly Inverness 2024

PICTURES: Young dancers impress on the dancefloor at Strictly Inverness 2024

25 May 2024

A team of talented Inverness dance pupils were among the incredible acts for the most anticipated charity competition in the region.


‘We will miss her dreadfully’ - Highland school mourns loss of ‘amazing’ teacher

23 May 2024
‘We will miss her dreadfully’ - Highland school mourns loss of ‘amazing’ teacher

‘We will miss her dreadfully’ - Highland school mourns loss of ‘amazing’ teacher

23 May 2024

The death of an inspirational teacher who worked for over three decades at a Highland secondary has prompted a flood of tributes.


Muir of Ord tractor fun day raises £19k

23 May 2024
Muir of Ord tractor fun day raises £19k

Muir of Ord tractor fun day raises £19k

23 May 2024

2000 people got involved, a well-known Ross-shire charity benefited from the proceeds - and it’s going to be repeated.


Power cut affects almost 150 homes in Invergordon

22 May 2024
Power cut affects almost 150 homes in Invergordon

Power cut affects almost 150 homes in Invergordon

22 May 2024

Residents in Invergordon have been left with no electricity after a fault on SSEN main network earlier this afternoon.


A837 near Loch Assynt closed after serious road crash

22 May 2024
A837 near Loch Assynt closed after serious road crash

A837 near Loch Assynt closed after serious road crash

22 May 2024

A Highland road part of the NC500 route is currently closed following a serious road crash, police have announced.


Kyle of Lochalsh RNLI launch after two kayakers stranded at sea in Loch Carron

22 May 2024
Kyle of Lochalsh RNLI launch after two kayakers stranded at sea in Loch Carron

Kyle of Lochalsh RNLI launch after two kayakers stranded at sea in Loch Carron

22 May 2024

Kyle RNLI volunteers and Coastguard teams were called out last night after two kayakers capsized and were stuck in sea waters near Ardaneaskan.


Muir of Ord set to host tractor fun day to support vital therapy charities this weekend

15 May 2024
Muir of Ord set to host tractor fun day to support vital therapy charities this weekend

Muir of Ord set to host tractor fun day to support vital therapy charities this weekend

15 May 2024

A popular annual event is set to return to the Black Isle Showground in Muir of Ord to support charities helping people with MS and other conditions.


Former policeman (47) jailed for seven years for abusive and sexual offences in the Highland area

15 May 2024
Former policeman (47) jailed for seven years for abusive and sexual offences in the Highland area

Former policeman (47) jailed for seven years for abusive and sexual offences in the Highland area

15 May 2024

A 47-year-old man has been jailed for abusive and sexual offences Sutherland between April 2019 and December 2021, police have confirmed.


SSEN Transmission set to launch first £2m Community Benefit Fund in September

15 May 2024
SSEN Transmission set to launch first £2m Community Benefit Fund in September

SSEN Transmission set to launch first £2m Community Benefit Fund in September

15 May 2024

SSEN Transmission announced they will soon launch a first round of funding to support communities in the Highlands and the north of Scotland.


New TV series inspired by Black Isle regular Ian Rankin’s iconic Rebus set to air this week

15 May 2024
New TV series inspired by Black Isle regular Ian Rankin’s iconic Rebus set to air this week

New TV series inspired by Black Isle regular Ian Rankin’s iconic Rebus set to air this week

15 May 2024

A new BBC show inspired by the work of a popular crime writer – a well-known face on the Black Isle – will be broadcast for the first time on Friday.


PICTURES: All the action from Strictly Inverness 2024 finale

12 May 2024
PICTURES: All the action from Strictly Inverness 2024 finale

PICTURES: All the action from Strictly Inverness 2024 finale

12 May 2024

Strictly Inverness – one of the top events in the Highland Capital’s calendar – returned this week culminating in the grand finale last night.


WATCH: ‘If they could see how much hard work goes on behind the scenes, they would be stunned’ – Strictly Inverness organisers praised for hit event

12 May 2024
WATCH: ‘If they could see how much hard work goes on behind the scenes, they would be stunned’ – Strictly Inverness organisers praised for hit event

WATCH: ‘If they could see how much hard work goes on behind the scenes, they would be stunned’ – Strictly Inverness organisers praised for hit event

12 May 2024

After the main event, one of the organisers praised the hard work behind the scenes by two team members in bringing this event together.


WATCH: ‘It feels unreal’ – Strictly Inverness 2024 winners announced

12 May 2024
WATCH: ‘It feels unreal’ – Strictly Inverness 2024 winners announced

WATCH: ‘It feels unreal’ – Strictly Inverness 2024 winners announced

12 May 2024

Shyreen Fyffe and Jason Kelman were crowned Strictly Inverness 2024 overall winners at the end of tonight's grand final.


PICTURES: Stunning display of the Northern Lights as captured by our readers across the Highlands

11 May 2024
PICTURES: Stunning display of the Northern Lights as captured by our readers across the Highlands

PICTURES: Stunning display of the Northern Lights as captured by our readers across the Highlands

11 May 2024

Aurora hunters were in force last night after the intense solar activity resulted in an incredible northern lights display.


WATCH: High temperatures spark extreme wildfire warning in the Highlands

11 May 2024
WATCH: High temperatures spark extreme wildfire warning in the Highlands

WATCH: High temperatures spark extreme wildfire warning in the Highlands

11 May 2024

Scottish Fire and Rescue Service have warned people in the Highlands to be careful and avoid naked flames as the warning is in place for Saturday.


Line up for Eden Court’s summer festival Under Canvas is revealed

09 May 2024
Line up for Eden Court’s summer festival Under Canvas is revealed

Line up for Eden Court’s summer festival Under Canvas is revealed

09 May 2024

A popular festival is returning to Inverness this summer with two months of live music, DJ sets and special events.


Ullapool event set to offer support to people with sight loss

08 May 2024
Ullapool event set to offer support to people with sight loss

Ullapool event set to offer support to people with sight loss

08 May 2024

A series of free drop-in events will be organised by a leading sight loss charity across the Highlands next week.


Kate Forbes appointed as new deputy First Minister

08 May 2024
Kate Forbes appointed as new deputy First Minister

Kate Forbes appointed as new deputy First Minister

08 May 2024

Kate Forbes has been appointed Deputy First Minister by John Swinney, it has been announced.


Tain couple retires after turning Nairnshire fruit farm into juicy business

27 April 2024
Tain couple retires after turning Nairnshire fruit farm into juicy business

Tain couple retires after turning Nairnshire fruit farm into juicy business

27 April 2024

Two farm owners from Easter Ross have retired after leading a popular Nairnshire fruit farm for almost 40 years.


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