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Highland hill walkers warned as stalking season steps up

30 July 2021
Highland hill walkers warned as stalking season steps up

Highland hill walkers warned as stalking season steps up

30 July 2021

Scotland’s nature agency, NatureScot, is urging hill walkers to check for deer stalking information before setting out.


LISTEN: The latest episode of our Active Outdoors podcast is based around a Moray Way bikepacking trip

26 July 2021
LISTEN: The latest episode of our Active Outdoors podcast is based around a Moray Way bikepacking trip

LISTEN: The latest episode of our Active Outdoors podcast is based around a Moray Way bikepacking trip

26 July 2021

John Davidson on a bikepacking journey along the Moray Way route, which brings together parts of the Speyside Way, Moray Coast Trail and the Dava Way.


Covid-19 cases increase by 100 in NHS Highland area

09 July 2021
Covid-19 cases increase by 100 in NHS Highland area

Covid-19 cases increase by 100 in NHS Highland area

09 July 2021

One-hundred new cases of Covid-19 have been recorded across the NHS Highland area in the last 24 hours.


Highland Council 'followed correct procedures' in granting permission to spaceport

11 June 2021
Highland Council 'followed correct procedures' in granting permission to spaceport

Highland Council 'followed correct procedures' in granting permission to spaceport

11 June 2021

Highland Council was entitled to grant permission for Scotland's first spaceport in Sutherland, a lawyer has told a judicial review of the decision.


Highland-based outdoors writer on track to publish new guide to the Deeside Way

05 June 2021
Highland-based outdoors writer on track to publish new guide to the Deeside Way

Highland-based outdoors writer on track to publish new guide to the Deeside Way

05 June 2021

A journalist and outdoors writer based in the Highlands has turned his attentions on the Deeside Way with a new guide to the long-distance trail.


Highland pie shop gets its man – and the go-ahead for new development

04 June 2021
Highland pie shop gets its man – and the go-ahead for new development

Highland pie shop gets its man – and the go-ahead for new development

04 June 2021

A famous pie shop has finally come up with the recipe for success after filling a vacant manager's position that attracted more than 1000 applicants.


Parts of Highlands turning into 'motorhome city': 'I worry that there will be a serious accident unless the situation is better managed'

04 June 2021
Parts of Highlands turning into 'motorhome city': 'I worry that there will be a serious accident unless the situation is better managed'

Parts of Highlands turning into 'motorhome city': 'I worry that there will be a serious accident unless the situation is better managed'

04 June 2021

The north-west is turning into "motorhome city" even before the main tourist season begins, a Highland councillor has warned.


LISTEN: To the latest episode from the Active Outdoors podcast

02 June 2021
LISTEN: To the latest episode from the Active Outdoors podcast

LISTEN: To the latest episode from the Active Outdoors podcast

02 June 2021

John Davidson talks to Karen Cox of Outfit Moray about the Cairngorm to Coast event as well as her own personal 'uphill' challenge


Ross-shire hostels amongst those reopening as Covid-19 restrictions ease

28 May 2021
Ross-shire hostels amongst those reopening as Covid-19 restrictions ease

Ross-shire hostels amongst those reopening as Covid-19 restrictions ease

28 May 2021

Youth hostels across the country are starting to open their doors again from Friday after being shut due to the coronavirus pandemic.


Lovely outside now but...be prepared for winter, Highland hillwalkers warned

27 May 2021
Lovely outside now but...be prepared for winter, Highland hillwalkers warned

Lovely outside now but...be prepared for winter, Highland hillwalkers warned

27 May 2021

Hill walkers are being told to prepare for the remnants of winter if they head for the heights this weekend.


No new coronavirus cases for NHS Highland and Islands

17 May 2021
No new coronavirus cases for NHS Highland and Islands

No new coronavirus cases for NHS Highland and Islands

17 May 2021

There were no new coronavirus cases across the Highlands and Islands on Monday, as the cumulative total for the NHS Highland area remained at 5178.


WATCH: Daredevil stunt rider Danny MacAskill's latest video

11 May 2021
WATCH: Daredevil stunt rider Danny MacAskill's latest video

WATCH: Daredevil stunt rider Danny MacAskill's latest video

11 May 2021

Scottish stunt riders Danny MacAskill and Kriss Kyle have teamed up in a spectacular new film – despite being plagued by biting insects.


Warden wanted to take care of 'hidden' Highland beach

08 May 2021
Warden wanted to take care of 'hidden' Highland beach

Warden wanted to take care of 'hidden' Highland beach

08 May 2021

A warden is wanted to look after the increasing flow of visitors to a popular Sutherland beach.


Boss of rocket company Orbex admits he probably wouldn't want spaceport close to his home - triggering angry response from Sutherland scheme opponents

07 May 2021
Boss of rocket company Orbex admits he probably wouldn't want spaceport close to his home - triggering angry response from Sutherland scheme opponents

Boss of rocket company Orbex admits he probably wouldn't want spaceport close to his home - triggering angry response from Sutherland scheme opponents

07 May 2021

The head of a company building rockets for a controversial spaceport in Sutherland has admitted he probably would not want it close to his home.


New ranger roles to help Ross-shire deal with visitor influx

22 April 2021
New ranger roles to help Ross-shire deal with visitor influx

New ranger roles to help Ross-shire deal with visitor influx

22 April 2021

Ten new countryside rangers will be taken on to help deal with potential problems at tourist hotspots in the Highlands this summer.


Honey, I shrunk the cinema!

04 April 2021
Honey, I shrunk the cinema!

Honey, I shrunk the cinema!

04 April 2021

The Screen Machine mobile cinema is revving up for a return to Highlands and Islands communities from mid-May.


Covid-19 lockdown restrictions: What can I do and when?

30 March 2021
Covid-19 lockdown restrictions: What can I do and when?

Covid-19 lockdown restrictions: What can I do and when?

30 March 2021

Our guide to the coronavirus restrictions easing over the coming weeks and months


More than half the adults in NHS Highland area have now had a first Covid-19 vaccine

20 March 2021
More than half the adults in NHS Highland area have now had a first Covid-19 vaccine

More than half the adults in NHS Highland area have now had a first Covid-19 vaccine

20 March 2021

The milestone was reached as a further 10 people in the health authority area tested positive for Covid-19.


Cape Wrath Ultra and Salomon Skyline Scotland among events back on schedule for mountain runners in summer 2021

19 March 2021
Cape Wrath Ultra and Salomon Skyline Scotland among events back on schedule for mountain runners in summer 2021

Cape Wrath Ultra and Salomon Skyline Scotland among events back on schedule for mountain runners in summer 2021

19 March 2021

An eight-day ultra-running event is set to return to Sutherland this summer, organisers have announced.


Scottish mountain rescue teams get new state-of-the-art radios

18 March 2021
Scottish mountain rescue teams get new state-of-the-art radios

Scottish mountain rescue teams get new state-of-the-art radios

18 March 2021

A £1 million project to replace emergency radios used in some of the most extreme environments by mountain rescue volunteers has been completed.


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