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40mph speed limit planned for A9 roundabout accident blackspot

40mph speed limit planned for A9 roundabout accident blackspot

40mph speed limit planned for A9 roundabout accident blackspot

29 February 2024

One of the region's busiest roundabouts and notorious accident blackspots looks set for a much reduced speed limit under plans by Transport Scotland.


Highland Council budget day: LibDems demand £50m more for St Clement's and roads

Highland Council budget day: LibDems demand £50m more for St Clement's and roads

Highland Council budget day: LibDems demand £50m more for St Clement's and roads

29 February 2024

The group wants £20 million to end the decades-long wait for a new St Clements special school and £30 million for roads over three years.


ScotRail's early morning Wick to Inverness service hit by staff illness

ScotRail's early morning Wick to Inverness service hit by staff illness

ScotRail's early morning Wick to Inverness service hit by staff illness

29 February 2024

Train travellers on this morning’s early service from Wick to Inverness have been hit by disruption north of Lairg.


Wind warning sparks CalMac to cancel some Ullapool sailings

Wind warning sparks CalMac to cancel some Ullapool sailings

Wind warning sparks CalMac to cancel some Ullapool sailings

28 February 2024

High wind warnings have sparked the cancellation of some CalMac ferry services between Ullapool and Stornoway.


Cromarty Firth poised for exciting launch of Ness yoal

Cromarty Firth poised for exciting launch of Ness yoal

Cromarty Firth poised for exciting launch of Ness yoal

28 February 2024

A reciprocal agreement with Invergordon Boating Club widens access to recreation on the sea.


Cholera-scare cruise ship given the all clear following negative tests

Cholera-scare cruise ship given the all clear following negative tests

Cholera-scare cruise ship given the all clear following negative tests

27 February 2024

The Norwegian Dawn, which will visit Invergordon twice this summer, was allowed entry to a Mauritius port after tests confirmed no cholera aboard.


Cholera-scare cruise ship to visit Highlands twice this summer

Cholera-scare cruise ship to visit Highlands twice this summer

Cholera-scare cruise ship to visit Highlands twice this summer

26 February 2024

A major cruise ship at the centre of a cholera scare in the Indian Ocean is scheduled to visit Invergordon twice this summer.


Railway death of man in 60s 'not suspicious', police confirm

Railway death of man in 60s 'not suspicious', police confirm

Railway death of man in 60s 'not suspicious', police confirm

26 February 2024

The death of a man on the Far North Line in Inverness last week is not being treated as suspicious, the British Transport Police have confirmed.


MOTORS: Subaru’s first venture into all-electric arena – is it worth £55,495 price tag?

MOTORS: Subaru’s first venture into all-electric arena – is it worth £55,495 price tag?

MOTORS: Subaru’s first venture into all-electric arena – is it worth £55,495 price tag?

25 February 2024

As with every EV, the electric power goes straight to the wheels with instant performance and it’s quick off the mark, says our columnist.


Blue Peter childhood memories stirred by Red Arrows' aerobatics over Tain

Blue Peter childhood memories stirred by Red Arrows' aerobatics over Tain

Blue Peter childhood memories stirred by Red Arrows' aerobatics over Tain

25 February 2024

Memories of a training visit to Easter Ross by RAF display team the Red Arrows are sure to linger long following this week's displays.


Dingwall pothole repair trial welcomed

Dingwall pothole repair trial welcomed

Dingwall pothole repair trial welcomed

24 February 2024

Dingwall has been chosen as a location for the three-week trial of a thermal pothole repairer.


BUSINESS MATTERS: Is Ross-shire on right road to resolving staff shortage crisis?

BUSINESS MATTERS: Is Ross-shire on right road to resolving staff shortage crisis?

BUSINESS MATTERS: Is Ross-shire on right road to resolving staff shortage crisis?

24 February 2024

What will help substantially improve staff shortages in Ross-shire and beyond?


Railway line death in Inverness was man in his 60s, say police

Railway line death in Inverness was man in his 60s, say police

Railway line death in Inverness was man in his 60s, say police

23 February 2024

British Transport Police has revealed the person's sex and age but he has not yet been named by the force. Investigations are continuing.


Key Highland road to close for 'essential bridge repairs'

Key Highland road to close for 'essential bridge repairs'

Key Highland road to close for 'essential bridge repairs'

23 February 2024

The B9176 Struie Road, which provides a vital link between Ross-shire and southern and central Sutherland, will temporarily close at High Bridge.


1 dead after incident on railway line in Inverness

1 dead after incident on railway line in Inverness

1 dead after incident on railway line in Inverness

21 February 2024

British Transport Police have confirmed that one person was pronounced dead at the scene following an incident on the Far North Line.


UPDATE: Train line reopens between Inverness and Dingwall after incident

UPDATE: Train line reopens between Inverness and Dingwall after incident

UPDATE: Train line reopens between Inverness and Dingwall after incident

21 February 2024

The railway line between Inverness and Dingwall has now reopened after emergency services attended an incident before 8am today.


A peek inside Cunard's Queen Anne ahead of Invergordon visit

A peek inside Cunard's Queen Anne ahead of Invergordon visit

A peek inside Cunard's Queen Anne ahead of Invergordon visit

21 February 2024

An Easter Ross port that is no stranger to monsters of the deep can look forward to another head-turning arrival later this year.


Emergency forces closure of train line between Dingwall and Inverness

Emergency forces closure of train line between Dingwall and Inverness

Emergency forces closure of train line between Dingwall and Inverness

21 February 2024

Train services are either being cancelled, delayed or revised.


Ullapool to be visited by iconic paddle steamer the Waverley

Ullapool to be visited by iconic paddle steamer the Waverley

Ullapool to be visited by iconic paddle steamer the Waverley

19 February 2024

The iconic paddle steamer will be offering a sailing from Ullapool and down Lochbroom, and along the west coast to Gairloch or Kyle of Lochalsh.


MOTORS: ‘Wimpy features’ go when Ineos Grenadier leaves road

MOTORS: ‘Wimpy features’ go when Ineos Grenadier leaves road

MOTORS: ‘Wimpy features’ go when Ineos Grenadier leaves road

18 February 2024

The Grenadier is designed to appeal to outdoor types, farmers and adventurers, says our columnist.


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