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Sea Savers pack final 71 pod recycling bags as scheme ends

Sea Savers pack final 71 pod recycling bags as scheme ends

Sea Savers pack final 71 pod recycling bags as scheme ends

01 March 2024

Ullapool Sea Savers bagged-up the final 71 bags of coffee pods to be recycled, as the highly-successful scheme comes to an end.


Sheep worrying by dogs needs 'urgent action' to tackle crisis

Sheep worrying by dogs needs 'urgent action' to tackle crisis

Sheep worrying by dogs needs 'urgent action' to tackle crisis

28 February 2024

Recurring years of increased reports of dog attacks on sheep, has shown the urgent need for action to tackle this crisis.


NICKY MARR: Hit pause on new national parks

NICKY MARR: Hit pause on new national parks

NICKY MARR: Hit pause on new national parks

28 February 2024

Can we press pause on more National Parks? Just till we’re back on track with the vital stuff?


EDWARD MOUNTAIN: New energy efficiency Bill could 'obliterate' Highland finances

EDWARD MOUNTAIN: New energy efficiency Bill could 'obliterate' Highland finances

EDWARD MOUNTAIN: New energy efficiency Bill could 'obliterate' Highland finances

27 February 2024

The MSP warns that 'it is practically impossible' for Highland homes to meet proposed energy performance standard.


Shocking cost of dog attacks on Scottish livestock doubles in a year

Shocking cost of dog attacks on Scottish livestock doubles in a year

Shocking cost of dog attacks on Scottish livestock doubles in a year

26 February 2024

Shocking new statistics suggest dog attacks on Scottish livestock cost an estimated £123,000 last year – double that figure for 2022.


Popular Black Isle Tattie Day provides chance to grow your own potatoes

Popular Black Isle Tattie Day provides chance to grow your own potatoes

Popular Black Isle Tattie Day provides chance to grow your own potatoes

26 February 2024

The popular Black Isle Tattie Day will be back at North Kessock Village Hall on Saturday March 2.


YOUR VIEWS: 'We can choose to go forward as strong, compassionate communities'

YOUR VIEWS: 'We can choose to go forward as strong, compassionate communities'

YOUR VIEWS: 'We can choose to go forward as strong, compassionate communities'

25 February 2024

A letter writer and parliamentary hopeful responds to an earlier missive to this paper about the climate crisis.


Foul-up! 8 Highland Council dog wardens catch just 2 dog-fouling culprits in 3 years

Foul-up! 8 Highland Council dog wardens catch just 2 dog-fouling culprits in 3 years

Foul-up! 8 Highland Council dog wardens catch just 2 dog-fouling culprits in 3 years

23 February 2024

Highland Council is facing demands to clean up its act on dog-fouling – after catching just two offenders in the last three years.


Verdict is in on Wester Ross and Lochalsh national park proposal

Verdict is in on Wester Ross and Lochalsh national park proposal

Verdict is in on Wester Ross and Lochalsh national park proposal

21 February 2024

'We think it is important to respect the majority of those who were able to respond.'


Dingwall Field Club ventures out

Dingwall Field Club ventures out

Dingwall Field Club ventures out

21 February 2024

Despite a dubious forecast, 13 members set off up the River Conon towards Loch Luichart.


Alness Angling Club toasts new season with Dalmore dram

Alness Angling Club toasts new season with Dalmore dram

Alness Angling Club toasts new season with Dalmore dram

21 February 2024

An Easter Ross angling club got back in the swing.


Torridon native woodland funding fears temper celebrations for £1m scheme

Torridon native woodland funding fears temper celebrations for £1m scheme

Torridon native woodland funding fears temper celebrations for £1m scheme

20 February 2024

The celebrations have been overshadowed by the prospect of a massive grant cut, making similar initiatives less likely in the future.


'We need more council allotments in the Highlands,' Greens argue amid fears region left behind

'We need more council allotments in the Highlands,' Greens argue amid fears region left behind

'We need more council allotments in the Highlands,' Greens argue amid fears region left behind

17 February 2024

Providing council-owned & managed allotments across the Highlands must be included in the local authority's latest review, the region's Greens argue.


Ullapool Unpacked's award is 'something I've dreamed about for long time'

Ullapool Unpacked's award is 'something I've dreamed about for long time'

Ullapool Unpacked's award is 'something I've dreamed about for long time'

14 February 2024

Evie Strange launched Ullapool Unpacked C.I.C. after being "daunted by how much waste a child could produce".


Love is in the fresh air – embracing the outdoors is most attractive quality

Love is in the fresh air – embracing the outdoors is most attractive quality

Love is in the fresh air – embracing the outdoors is most attractive quality

14 February 2024

A love of the outdoors is one of the most attractive qualities in a potential partner for people in the Highlands and Islands, according to research.


Plug pulled on ' step too far, too fast' Ben Wyvis and Glen Affric National Park bid

Plug pulled on ' step too far, too fast' Ben Wyvis and Glen Affric National Park bid

Plug pulled on ' step too far, too fast' Ben Wyvis and Glen Affric National Park bid

13 February 2024

While voicing 'deep regret' over the decision the group floated a possible 'slow track' approach for future consideration over a longer timeframe.


ARIANE BURGESS: 'The future of our local food system depends' skilled growers

ARIANE BURGESS: 'The future of our local food system depends' skilled growers

ARIANE BURGESS: 'The future of our local food system depends' skilled growers

13 February 2024

The Greens MSP says 'I am actively advocating for the establishment of a dedicated degree-level course in horticulture and business skills.'


Storm damaged sea defences spark closure of Far North Line

Storm damaged sea defences spark closure of Far North Line

Storm damaged sea defences spark closure of Far North Line

12 February 2024

The line was closed between Brora and Helmsdale after the tracks in that area suffered coastal flood damage for the second time this winter.


Coastal flooding risk sparks warnings in Moray Firth amid high spring tides and strong winds

Coastal flooding risk sparks warnings in Moray Firth amid high spring tides and strong winds

Coastal flooding risk sparks warnings in Moray Firth amid high spring tides and strong winds

12 February 2024

Alerts are in place for the Moray, Dornoch, Cromarty and Beauly Firths, with heightened warnings in place in Sutherland and Moray.


Railway hit by fresh flooding just hours after reopening, ScotRail confirms

Railway hit by fresh flooding just hours after reopening, ScotRail confirms

Railway hit by fresh flooding just hours after reopening, ScotRail confirms

07 February 2024

Railways disruption is again causing misery for train passengers after the Far North Line flooded again – just hours after it reopened.


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