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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.

Historic illicit whisky stills in Wester Ross to be explored in talk next week

04 August 2022
Historic illicit whisky stills in Wester Ross to be explored in talk next week

Historic illicit whisky stills in Wester Ross to be explored in talk next week

04 August 2022

THE findings of an archaeological survey into illicit whisky production at Torridon will be showcased at two events next week.


Community broadcaster seeks listener views

03 August 2022
Community broadcaster seeks listener views

Community broadcaster seeks listener views

03 August 2022

Two Lochs Radio is eager to hear people's views on what they like or wish to see changed about its output.


Surprise New York fashion runway appearance for salmon firm

01 August 2022
Surprise New York fashion runway appearance for salmon firm

Surprise New York fashion runway appearance for salmon firm

01 August 2022

A SUTHERLAND and Ross-shire-based Scottish salmon farm was one of the main sponsors at the recent Dressed to Kilt charity fashion show in New York.


Mum's charity haircut challenge breaks target

30 July 2022
Mum's charity haircut challenge breaks target

Mum's charity haircut challenge breaks target

30 July 2022

A LOCHALSH mum’s hair-raising fundraiser in aid of the Haven Centre has been a roaring success – after her sponsored haircut broke its original goal.


PICTURES: Park fun day delights all ages

30 July 2022
PICTURES: Park fun day delights all ages

PICTURES: Park fun day delights all ages

30 July 2022

THERE were smiles all round when a special family fun day entertained young and old alike in Dingwall earlier this week.


'We want to hear your views,' say police as they launch new survey

30 July 2022
'We want to hear your views,' say police as they launch new survey

'We want to hear your views,' say police as they launch new survey

30 July 2022

POLICE in Ross-shire and across the wider Highlands and Islands want to hear your views and priorities.


WATCH: Tourism drive releases new films as successful campaign extended

29 July 2022
WATCH: Tourism drive releases new films as successful campaign extended

WATCH: Tourism drive releases new films as successful campaign extended

29 July 2022

A TOURISM campaign aimed at driving more visitors to Wester Ross has proven so successful it has been extended into the summer.


Ullapool ferry is 'extremely busy' due to disruption elsewhere, warns CalMac

28 July 2022
Ullapool ferry is 'extremely busy' due to disruption elsewhere, warns CalMac

Ullapool ferry is 'extremely busy' due to disruption elsewhere, warns CalMac

28 July 2022

FERRY operator CalMac is warning passengers that its Ullapool-Stornoway sailings are "extreme busy" due to disruption elsewhere on the network.


Field Club heads off to castle on latest outing

27 July 2022
Field Club heads off to castle on latest outing

Field Club heads off to castle on latest outing

27 July 2022

BALLINDALLOCH Castle was the destination when Dingwall Field Club set off on its most recent outing.


Historic illicit whisky stills in Wester Ross to be explored in talk

27 July 2022
Historic illicit whisky stills in Wester Ross to be explored in talk

Historic illicit whisky stills in Wester Ross to be explored in talk

27 July 2022

THE findings of an archaeological survey into illicit whisky production at Torridon and the Mar Lodge Estate will be presented at a talk in August.


Upgraded equipment arrives at leisure centre

27 July 2022
Upgraded equipment arrives at leisure centre

Upgraded equipment arrives at leisure centre

27 July 2022

NEWLY-upgraded indoor cycling bikes have arrived at Dingwall Leisure Centre.


Hotel toasting success in culinary arts awards

26 July 2022
Hotel toasting success in culinary arts awards

Hotel toasting success in culinary arts awards

26 July 2022

A PRESTIGIOUS Wester Ross hotel is celebrating a culinary coup after a manager was honoured at the acclaimed Royal Academy of Culinary Arts Awards.


Ross care home operator announces recruitment drive

26 July 2022
Ross care home operator announces recruitment drive

Ross care home operator announces recruitment drive

26 July 2022

THE new owners of a Wester Ross care home are set to embark on a staff recruitment drive, they have announced.


'Don't ruin our beaches', council urges visitors and locals

26 July 2022
'Don't ruin our beaches', council urges visitors and locals

'Don't ruin our beaches', council urges visitors and locals

26 July 2022

RECKLESS beach-goers in the Highlands are being urged to clean up their act and ensure the coast and sands are as clean as they found them.


Man jailed for Invergordon stabbing

25 July 2022
Man jailed for Invergordon stabbing

Man jailed for Invergordon stabbing

25 July 2022

A DISPUTE between neighbours left one stabbed in the stomach and the attacker saving his victim's life.


Soldier fined for drunken assault at party

25 July 2022
Soldier fined for drunken assault at party

Soldier fined for drunken assault at party

25 July 2022

AN Army private got so drunk at a Ross-shire party, he was told to go to bed to sleep it off.


Hotel installs recharge point on key trunk road

15 July 2022
Hotel installs recharge point on key trunk road

Hotel installs recharge point on key trunk road

15 July 2022

A HOTEL miles from the nearest town has become the latest site to host a new electric car recharging point – as the rush towards EV tech hots up.


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.


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