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Loch Ness paddleboard record holder sets sights on Northern Ireland and Scotland crossing

11 July 2021
Loch Ness paddleboard record holder sets sights on Northern Ireland and Scotland crossing

Loch Ness paddleboard record holder sets sights on Northern Ireland and Scotland crossing

11 July 2021

A Highland man hopes to claim a second Guinness World record by crossing the sea strait between Northern Ireland and Scotland – on a paddleboard.


Fundraising father and son hit the road

10 July 2021
Fundraising father and son hit the road

Fundraising father and son hit the road

10 July 2021

Ben Hallam (47) is cycling non-stop round NC500 to raise money for Reverse Rett while Finn (9) is running in aid of Assynt Mountain Rescue Team.


Percy the peacock returns to his Highland stamping ground

09 July 2021
Percy the peacock returns to his Highland stamping ground

Percy the peacock returns to his Highland stamping ground

09 July 2021

A peacock who ruffled the feathers of some locals in a Highland village is set to stay put regardless.


Street food zone in cultural quarter of Highland capital could provide post-pandemic shot in the arm

07 July 2021
Street food zone in cultural quarter of Highland capital could provide post-pandemic shot in the arm

Street food zone in cultural quarter of Highland capital could provide post-pandemic shot in the arm

07 July 2021

The couple behind a successful Ross-shire business have tabled exciting plans for the Highland capital's riverside area.


Outbreaks of coronavirus in care homes as cases rise rapidly in the Highlands

06 July 2021
Outbreaks of coronavirus in care homes as cases rise rapidly in the Highlands

Outbreaks of coronavirus in care homes as cases rise rapidly in the Highlands

06 July 2021

Health bosses in the Highlands have warned of a rapid rise in cases of Covid-19 across the region with more than 100 cases now notified daily.


Firefighters from six stations tackle blaze which affected four homes in Fortrose

05 July 2021
Firefighters from six stations tackle blaze which affected four homes in Fortrose

Firefighters from six stations tackle blaze which affected four homes in Fortrose

05 July 2021

Emergency services were called to a blaze last night affecting four residential properties on the Black Isle.


Consultation launched on self-directed support for social care

01 July 2021
Consultation launched on self-directed support for social care

Consultation launched on self-directed support for social care

01 July 2021

NHS Highland and Highland Council are beginning a consultation on self-directed support (SDS) for social care to ensure services meet requirements.


New arts projects to be launched in the Highlands in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic

30 June 2021
New arts projects to be launched in the Highlands in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic

New arts projects to be launched in the Highlands in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic

30 June 2021

Six new full-time arts jobs have been created at various locations in the Highlands to help shape the cultural future of the region.


Mental health charity launches new service for young people

28 June 2021
Mental health charity launches new service for young people

Mental health charity launches new service for young people

28 June 2021

Mikeysline has launched a new mental health support service for young people in the Highlands.


Plans submitted for £9m rural and veterinary innovation centre

28 June 2021
Plans submitted for £9m rural and veterinary innovation centre

Plans submitted for £9m rural and veterinary innovation centre

28 June 2021

The proposed development, by Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC), will be built on the Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) Inverness Campus.


New pilot scheme to get more bikes on buses

28 June 2021
New pilot scheme to get more bikes on buses

New pilot scheme to get more bikes on buses

28 June 2021

A new pilot scheme has been launched to make it easier for cyclists to take their bike on a bus.


PICTURES: Hotel starts to take shape on derelict city centre site

25 June 2021
PICTURES: Hotel starts to take shape on derelict city centre site

PICTURES: Hotel starts to take shape on derelict city centre site

25 June 2021

The first giant structures of another new Inverness hotel have risen on a former swimming pool site that has lain empty for more than 20 years.


'Covid has not gone away' – Highland health chief

24 June 2021
'Covid has not gone away' – Highland health chief

'Covid has not gone away' – Highland health chief

24 June 2021

A significant increase in Covid-19 cases have been reported in the NHS Highland area with 83 cases notified yesterday.


Health and safety officials strongly recommend second knockback for Ledge Climbing Gym bid

14 June 2021
Health and safety officials strongly recommend second knockback for Ledge Climbing Gym bid

Health and safety officials strongly recommend second knockback for Ledge Climbing Gym bid

14 June 2021

Councillors are "strongly" advised to reject efforts to build a £3 million world-class climbing centre next to a large fuel depot on safety grounds.


Sleeper train services between London and Highlands to be cancelled

09 June 2021
Sleeper train services between London and Highlands to be cancelled

Sleeper train services between London and Highlands to be cancelled

09 June 2021

Overnight rail services between London and the Highlands will be cancelled during an 11-day strike by rail workers starting next week.


Artwork in Highland park set to become wildlife selfie spot

08 June 2021
Artwork in Highland park set to become wildlife selfie spot

Artwork in Highland park set to become wildlife selfie spot

08 June 2021

A new art piece in a Highland park is set to become a wildlife selfie spot after plans for its original city centre location were changed.


Pioneering bid for Highland centre for young people with complex needs takes another huge step forward

05 June 2021
Pioneering bid for Highland centre for young people with complex needs takes another huge step forward

Pioneering bid for Highland centre for young people with complex needs takes another huge step forward

05 June 2021

Ambitious plans to develop Scotland’s first integrated centre for young people with complex needs have received £250,000 from Highland Council.


Heritage of two Highland communities to be explored as project recruits five trainees

05 June 2021
Heritage of two Highland communities to be explored as project recruits five trainees

Heritage of two Highland communities to be explored as project recruits five trainees

05 June 2021

Two Highland communities are set to explore their local heritage with the help of five trainees.


'Any anxieties, fears or stress you might have, can be grasped and manipulated to your advantage by doing something new, daring and exciting'

04 June 2021
'Any anxieties, fears or stress you might have, can be grasped and manipulated to your advantage by doing something new, daring and exciting'

'Any anxieties, fears or stress you might have, can be grasped and manipulated to your advantage by doing something new, daring and exciting'

04 June 2021

Five members of the Mikeysline team are preparing to do a fundraising abseil and bungee jump for the charity which provides mental health support.


Labour MSP leads calls for safeguards to be enforced on online adult sites

04 June 2021
Labour MSP leads calls for safeguards to be enforced on online adult sites

Labour MSP leads calls for safeguards to be enforced on online adult sites

04 June 2021

Highlands and Islands Labour MSP Rhoda Grant is calling on the UK government to implement measures to prevent children accessing pornography websites.


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