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News editor and sub editor

Philip Murray is a news editor and sub editor for Highland News and Media. He joined the company in 2014. He has worked in the industry for 20 years.

PICTURES: More snapshots of P7 pupils taking the step up into S1

30 June 2022
PICTURES: More snapshots of P7 pupils taking the step up into S1

PICTURES: More snapshots of P7 pupils taking the step up into S1

30 June 2022

P7 youngsters across the area have bid a fond farewell to their primary school days before taking the step up into S1.


PICTURES: P7 pupils pose for pictures to celebrate step up to S1

23 June 2022
PICTURES: P7 pupils pose for pictures to celebrate step up to S1

PICTURES: P7 pupils pose for pictures to celebrate step up to S1

23 June 2022

P7 youngsters across the area have been bidding a fond farewell to their primary school days before taking the step up into S1.


New hydro scheme's electrical infrastructure plans to be displayed

04 May 2022
New hydro scheme's electrical infrastructure plans to be displayed

New hydro scheme's electrical infrastructure plans to be displayed

04 May 2022

PUBLIC views are being sought on plans to construct new transmission infrastructure linked to the proposed Coire Glas hydro scheme at Loch Lochy.


ROSS-SHIRE THROUGH THE LENS: The Touchstone Maze at Strathpeffer

23 April 2022
ROSS-SHIRE THROUGH THE LENS: The Touchstone Maze at Strathpeffer

ROSS-SHIRE THROUGH THE LENS: The Touchstone Maze at Strathpeffer

23 April 2022

Every week we print a photograph taken in Ross-shire. Next week, it could be yours...


Online low-carbon workshops to be held by Transition Black Isle

07 March 2022
Online low-carbon workshops to be held by Transition Black Isle

Online low-carbon workshops to be held by Transition Black Isle

07 March 2022

WORKSHOPS aimed at helping people make the switch to low-carbon heating are being held by Transition Black Isle.


Coastline artworks to feature at museum exhibition

05 March 2022
Coastline artworks to feature at museum exhibition

Coastline artworks to feature at museum exhibition

05 March 2022

ART inspired by the beauty of ocean coastlines is set to delight museum-goers after an exhibition got under way in Wester Ross.


Murky past of 'Anthrax Island' explore in new BBC documentary

26 February 2022
Murky past of 'Anthrax Island' explore in new BBC documentary

Murky past of 'Anthrax Island' explore in new BBC documentary

26 February 2022

THE notorious anthrax-linked past of a Wester Ross island will be explored in a new BBC Scotland documentary which airs next week.


Covid outbreak closes hospital ward

23 February 2022
Covid outbreak closes hospital ward

Covid outbreak closes hospital ward

23 February 2022

A WARD at Raigmore Hospital has been forced to close to new patients and visitors after an outbreak of Covid-19.


Dingwall community clean-up seeks helpers

30 January 2022
Dingwall community clean-up seeks helpers

Dingwall community clean-up seeks helpers

30 January 2022

ECO-minded Dingwall residents are being urged to get stuck in and help with a community clear-up in the town's Tulloch Woods next month.


Community clean-up seeks helpers

28 January 2022
Community clean-up seeks helpers

Community clean-up seeks helpers

28 January 2022

ECO-minded Dingwall residents are being urged to get stuck in and help with a community clear-up in the town's Tulloch Woods next month.


Museum to feature on BBC's Antiques Road Trip

14 January 2022
Museum to feature on BBC's Antiques Road Trip

Museum to feature on BBC's Antiques Road Trip

14 January 2022

THE small screen beckons for a historic gem on the Black Isle today (Friday) when Hugh Miller’s Birthplace Cottage and Museum features on the BBC.


Ferry sailings cancelled due to Covid on ship

27 December 2021
Ferry sailings cancelled due to Covid on ship

Ferry sailings cancelled due to Covid on ship

27 December 2021

COVID has sparked the cancellation of several ferry sailings on the Stornoway-Ullapool route today (Monday), CalMac has confirmed.


When working Christmas Day is all part of the job

24 December 2021
When working Christmas Day is all part of the job

When working Christmas Day is all part of the job

24 December 2021

Police staff working Christmas Day have spoken about how they'll be keeping people safe during December 25 and beyond.


Missing an electric bike? Police in Dingwall share details of find in Golspie

24 December 2021
Missing an electric bike? Police in Dingwall share details of find in Golspie

Missing an electric bike? Police in Dingwall share details of find in Golspie

24 December 2021

ANYONE who has had their electric bike stolen is being urged to contact police after one was found abandoned in the Golspie area.


Christmas Eve snow warning for parts of Ross-shire

23 December 2021
Christmas Eve snow warning for parts of Ross-shire

Christmas Eve snow warning for parts of Ross-shire

23 December 2021

A SNOW warning extending into Christmas Eve has been issued for parts of Ross-shire.


Warning over Christmas Eve ferry disruption

23 December 2021
Warning over Christmas Eve ferry disruption

Warning over Christmas Eve ferry disruption

23 December 2021

CHRISTMAS Eve travellers heading between Ullapool and Lewis have been warned they face possible disruption.


Tree pathogen discovery sparks 'no-go' area at Wester Ross site

26 November 2021
Tree pathogen discovery sparks 'no-go' area at Wester Ross site

Tree pathogen discovery sparks 'no-go' area at Wester Ross site

26 November 2021

A NO-GO area has been thrown up around a Wester Ross woodland site after a fungus-like tree pathogen was detected near Loch Carron.


Ross-shire festival wins £13,000 lotto grant

26 November 2021
Ross-shire festival wins £13,000 lotto grant

Ross-shire festival wins £13,000 lotto grant

26 November 2021

A FIVE-figure grant has been awarded to Ullapool Book Festival in the latest round of cash awards issued by Creative Scotland.


Storm Arwen sparks cancellation of Ullapool ferry sailings

26 November 2021
Storm Arwen sparks cancellation of Ullapool ferry sailings

Storm Arwen sparks cancellation of Ullapool ferry sailings

26 November 2021

THE imminent arrival of Storm Arwen and weather warnings for strong gales and snow have sparked the cancellation of ferry services across the Minch.


Supermarket shares the love with cash windfalls for Ross-shire groups

25 November 2021
Supermarket shares the love with cash windfalls for Ross-shire groups

Supermarket shares the love with cash windfalls for Ross-shire groups

25 November 2021

A TRIO of groups have been handed cash windfalls thanks to the efforts of shoppers at an Easter Ross store.


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