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First Minister says relaxation of Covid lockdown restrictions 'important'

09 March 2021
First Minister says relaxation of Covid lockdown restrictions 'important'

First Minister says relaxation of Covid lockdown restrictions 'important'

09 March 2021

Restrictions are due to be eased from Friday as First Minister announces some minor changes to the Covid lockdown.


10 more coronavirus cases in NHS Highland area

28 February 2021
10 more coronavirus cases in NHS Highland area

10 more coronavirus cases in NHS Highland area

28 February 2021

Ten new coronavirus cases have been recorded in the NHS Highland area for the second day in succession.


Another one bites the dust: Loch Ness 360 Challenge postponed until 2022

26 February 2021
Another one bites the dust: Loch Ness 360 Challenge postponed until 2022

Another one bites the dust: Loch Ness 360 Challenge postponed until 2022

26 February 2021

A round Loch Ness event scheduled to take place at the end of May has been postponed following the latest update on the easing of restrictions.


NHS Highland registers 28 new Covid cases

13 February 2021
NHS Highland registers 28 new Covid cases

NHS Highland registers 28 new Covid cases

13 February 2021

TWENTY-eight positive tests for Covid-19 were recorded across the NHS Highland health board area in the past 24 hours.


Etape Loch Ness postponed once again amid Covid coronavirus concerns

30 January 2021
Etape Loch Ness postponed once again amid Covid coronavirus concerns

Etape Loch Ness postponed once again amid Covid coronavirus concerns

30 January 2021

Popular race has been postponed until summer as lockdown continues to impact big events


Plea for Highland runners to stay safe in winter

17 January 2021
Plea for Highland runners to stay safe in winter

Plea for Highland runners to stay safe in winter

17 January 2021

Runners in the Highlands are being urged to take make sure they are doing all they can to be easily seen when exercising outdoors.


Latest Covid update sees NHS Highland pass 3000 cases

10 January 2021
Latest Covid update sees NHS Highland pass 3000 cases

Latest Covid update sees NHS Highland pass 3000 cases

10 January 2021

More than 3000 coronavirus cases have been detected across the NHS Highland area since the pandemic began.


Walkers fined over Covid-19 rules breach after mountain rescue

09 January 2021
Walkers fined over Covid-19 rules breach after mountain rescue

Walkers fined over Covid-19 rules breach after mountain rescue

09 January 2021

Two men were given fixed penalty notices after being rescued from a Munro on Hogmanay, it has been revealed.


From the archives – biggest snowfall in living memory saw 30ft snow drifts in northern Highlands

03 January 2021
From the archives – biggest snowfall in living memory saw 30ft snow drifts in northern Highlands

From the archives – biggest snowfall in living memory saw 30ft snow drifts in northern Highlands

03 January 2021

FROM THE ARCHIVES: Lorna Steele says the Navy and Airforce were called in to help as Sutherland, Caithness and Orkney were hit hardest


Planning is the key first step to winter walking in Scotland's mountains , says expert

03 January 2021
Planning is the key first step to winter walking in Scotland's mountains , says expert

Planning is the key first step to winter walking in Scotland's mountains , says expert

03 January 2021

Mountain safety adviser Ben Gibson says a great winter day out starts at home – and being prepared to change your approach once out there is vital.


Final jacket put in place on Moray East wind farm

28 December 2020
Final jacket put in place on Moray East wind farm

Final jacket put in place on Moray East wind farm

28 December 2020

The Moray East wind farm took a decisive step towards completion at the end of December as the final 'jacket' was put in place in the Moray Firth.


Out and about: Six winter walks across the Highlands and Moray

26 December 2020
Out and about: Six winter walks across the Highlands and Moray

Out and about: Six winter walks across the Highlands and Moray

26 December 2020

A winter walk is a great way to embrace the fresh air and benefit from the great outdoors. John Davidson suggests six strolls in the north of Scotland


Daily Covid updates to be paused over Christmas and New Year

24 December 2020
Daily Covid updates to be paused over Christmas and New Year

Daily Covid updates to be paused over Christmas and New Year

24 December 2020

The Scottish Government will not be publishing its daily coronavirus statistics over the four-day holiday weekends at Christmas and New Year.


Ross MP calls for review of lockdown decision for Highlands

20 December 2020
Ross MP calls for review of lockdown decision for Highlands

Ross MP calls for review of lockdown decision for Highlands

20 December 2020

Jamie Stone has urged Nicola Sturgeon to review her decision to place the Highlands in virtual lockdown along with the rest of mainland Scotland.


Coronavirus rate in NHS Highland area remains low after lockdown announcement

20 December 2020
Coronavirus rate in NHS Highland area remains low after lockdown announcement

Coronavirus rate in NHS Highland area remains low after lockdown announcement

20 December 2020

The rate of coronavirus in the NHS Highland area remained relatively low after the announcement that the area would be put into tier four.


Cold water shock warning for winter dippers and wild swimmers amid trend concern

17 December 2020
Cold water shock warning for winter dippers and wild swimmers amid trend concern

Cold water shock warning for winter dippers and wild swimmers amid trend concern

17 December 2020

Wild swimmers are being urged to be cautious this Christmas with many cold-water dips cancelled.


Cannabis worth up to £15k seized in Highland harbour search

16 December 2020
Cannabis worth up to £15k seized in Highland harbour search

Cannabis worth up to £15k seized in Highland harbour search

16 December 2020

A kilo of cannabis has been recovered from a van at a Highland ferry terminal.


Highlands pie shop with 1000 applicants still hunting for new boss

12 December 2020
Highlands pie shop with 1000 applicants still hunting for new boss

Highlands pie shop with 1000 applicants still hunting for new boss

12 December 2020

Lochinver Larder still on the lookout for a new general manager after final two candidates pull out at 11th hour


Woman charged with stabbing man in Far North house

07 December 2020
Woman charged with stabbing man in Far North house

Woman charged with stabbing man in Far North house

07 December 2020

A 32-year-old woman has been accused of an assault by stabbing in an incident at a house in the Far North.


NHS Highland area records three new cases of Covid-19

06 December 2020
NHS Highland area records three new cases of Covid-19

NHS Highland area records three new cases of Covid-19

06 December 2020

NHS Highland recorded three new cases of Covid-19 on Sunday when the figures for the latest 24-hour period were released.


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