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Construction begins on pioneering £4.1m multi-purpose centre for young people with learning disabilities and complex needs

09 March 2022
Construction begins on pioneering £4.1m multi-purpose centre for young people with learning disabilities and complex needs

Construction begins on pioneering £4.1m multi-purpose centre for young people with learning disabilities and complex needs

09 March 2022

Construction has begun to develop Scotland’s first multi-purpose centre for young people with learning disabilities and complex needs.


'This is going to be a Haven for you': Finalised plans for trailblazing Highland additional needs centre to go on display

08 March 2022
'This is going to be a Haven for you': Finalised plans for trailblazing Highland additional needs centre to go on display

'This is going to be a Haven for you': Finalised plans for trailblazing Highland additional needs centre to go on display

08 March 2022

With work about to start on the long-awaited Haven Centre people are being invited to an open viewing to find out more about the £4.1 million project.


Detectives probing Highland banker Alistair Wilson's murder travel to Canada to carry out witness interviews

04 March 2022
Detectives probing Highland banker Alistair Wilson's murder travel to Canada to carry out witness interviews

Detectives probing Highland banker Alistair Wilson's murder travel to Canada to carry out witness interviews

04 March 2022

Detectives investigating the murder of Alistair Wilson at his home in Nairn in 2004 travelled to Canada last week as part of their inquiries.


North Kessock RNLI crew members break off training exercise to respond to distress call

01 March 2022
North Kessock RNLI crew members break off training exercise to respond to distress call

North Kessock RNLI crew members break off training exercise to respond to distress call

01 March 2022

Volunteer lifeboat crew members, including trainees, on exercise in Inverness Marina went to help a fishing vessel after it put out a distress call.


Ross sight loss lass: 'You’ve only got one life – don’t stew about what you can't change, focus on what you can'

26 February 2022
Ross sight loss lass: 'You’ve only got one life – don’t stew about what you can't change, focus on what you can'

Ross sight loss lass: 'You’ve only got one life – don’t stew about what you can't change, focus on what you can'

26 February 2022

An inspirational Ross-shire girl who lost her sight following surgery is playing a key role in a campaign to for young people with visual impairments.


Pandemic photography project reveals Highland resilience 'and what we're so lucky to have'

26 February 2022
Pandemic photography project reveals Highland resilience 'and what we're so lucky to have'

Pandemic photography project reveals Highland resilience 'and what we're so lucky to have'

26 February 2022

Encounters with people while out walking during the coronavirus pandemic have inspired a photographer and writer to put together an exhibition.


Campaigner vows to fight on as Blue Badge fee scrap bid suffers Highland Council setback

24 February 2022
Campaigner vows to fight on as Blue Badge fee scrap bid suffers Highland Council setback

Campaigner vows to fight on as Blue Badge fee scrap bid suffers Highland Council setback

24 February 2022

A campaigner for Blue Badge fees to be scrapped has vowed to carry on after councillors agreed they should remain in place in the Highlands.


REVEALED: Two hundred young people in Highlands waiting more than a year to see a mental health specialist

18 February 2022
REVEALED: Two hundred young people in Highlands waiting more than a year to see a mental health specialist

REVEALED: Two hundred young people in Highlands waiting more than a year to see a mental health specialist

18 February 2022

The number of young people in the Highlands waiting more than a year to see a mental health specialist has risen eightfold in two years.


Hospital ward closed to new admissions and visiting due to Covid-19

14 February 2022
Hospital ward closed to new admissions and visiting due to Covid-19

Hospital ward closed to new admissions and visiting due to Covid-19

14 February 2022

A ward at a Highland hospital has closed to new admissions and visiting after a small number of cases of Covid-19 were detected.


Police name woman (21) who died in Black Isle crash on the A9

07 February 2022
Police name woman (21) who died in Black Isle crash on the A9

Police name woman (21) who died in Black Isle crash on the A9

07 February 2022

A woman who died following a crash on the A9 on the Black Isle has been named.


'Unique' micro whisky distillery planned at Highland capital hotel

06 February 2022
'Unique' micro whisky distillery planned at Highland capital hotel

'Unique' micro whisky distillery planned at Highland capital hotel

06 February 2022

Revised plans have been revealed for a “unique” micro whisky distillery after a hotel changed its mind about developing a microbrewery.


Highland store branch to close temporarily for revamp

05 February 2022
Highland store branch to close temporarily for revamp

Highland store branch to close temporarily for revamp

05 February 2022

Out-of-town fashion and homeware retailer Matalan is temporarily closing its Highland capital store at Inshes Retail Park for a revamp.


Prince Andrew loses title of honorary president of Highland golf club

31 January 2022
Prince Andrew loses title of honorary president of Highland golf club

Prince Andrew loses title of honorary president of Highland golf club

31 January 2022

Prince Andrew is no longer the honorary president of Inverness Golf Club.


Loch Ness and Fairy Pools amongst most popular swimming spots in the UK

30 January 2022
Loch Ness and Fairy Pools amongst most popular swimming spots in the UK

Loch Ness and Fairy Pools amongst most popular swimming spots in the UK

30 January 2022

Loch Ness and Fairy Pools amongst most popular and cleanest natural swimming spots in the UK, says report.


Abolish standing charges from energy bills call from Highland Greens

28 January 2022
Abolish standing charges from energy bills call from Highland Greens

Abolish standing charges from energy bills call from Highland Greens

28 January 2022

Standing charges should be abolished from energy bills, according to Green Party members in the Highlands and Islands.


Work from home guidance to be relaxed in Scotland from Monday – First Minister

25 January 2022
Work from home guidance to be relaxed in Scotland from Monday – First Minister

Work from home guidance to be relaxed in Scotland from Monday – First Minister

25 January 2022

Advice urging people to work from home where possible is to be eased in favour of a hybrid working system in Scotland from Monday.


Law firm with Ross-shire presence set to expand further following significant recruitment drive

25 January 2022
Law firm with Ross-shire presence set to expand further following significant recruitment drive

Law firm with Ross-shire presence set to expand further following significant recruitment drive

25 January 2022

Inverness law firm Munro and Noble now has clients all over Scotland thanks to virtual meetings, and is set to expand following a recruitment drive.


Archie Foundation aims to build on wall 'brick' fundraiser for children's unit in Highlands

21 January 2022
Archie Foundation aims to build on wall 'brick' fundraiser for children's unit in Highlands

Archie Foundation aims to build on wall 'brick' fundraiser for children's unit in Highlands

21 January 2022

Organisations and individuals are being urged to sponsor a “brick” in a wall of support on the Highland Children’s Unit at Raigmore Hospital.


World-class climbing centre set to open in Highlands later this year

20 January 2022
World-class climbing centre set to open in Highlands later this year

World-class climbing centre set to open in Highlands later this year

20 January 2022

It will include a full-sized Olympic-standard bouldering wall, children's walls and a weights room for mountain and adventure sports training.


Highland tributes to 'vibrant and caring' 29-year-old woman

19 January 2022
Highland tributes to 'vibrant and caring' 29-year-old woman

Highland tributes to 'vibrant and caring' 29-year-old woman

19 January 2022

Hundreds of pounds have been raised for two charities in memory of a Highland woman following her unexpected death aged 29.


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