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Andrew Henderson


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Andrew Henderson works as a sports reporter for Highland News and Media. He graduated with a degree in journalism studies from the University of Stirling - where he was involved in both the student newspaper and radio station - in 2017, and joined HNM in February 2018.

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Highland golf club looking to raise £100,000 to combat coastal erosion

27 February 2024
Highland golf club looking to raise £100,000 to combat coastal erosion

Highland golf club looking to raise £100,000 to combat coastal erosion

27 February 2024

One of the oldest courses in the world, and premier Highland golfing destinations, requires major repairs that will cost six-figures.


'It's being me that got me through' – the impact of dysphoria on one Highland trans woman

14 January 2024
'It's being me that got me through' – the impact of dysphoria on one Highland trans woman

'It's being me that got me through' – the impact of dysphoria on one Highland trans woman

14 January 2024

Understanding dysphoria is a key element of understanding trans people's experiences – here is one example of dealing with it.


NHS Highland best in Scotland at keeping pace with demands for gender services

06 January 2024
NHS Highland best in Scotland at keeping pace with demands for gender services

NHS Highland best in Scotland at keeping pace with demands for gender services

06 January 2024

NHS Highland are keeping pace with the rate of referrals to gender identity services better than any other health board in Scotland, new data shows.


Magnificent seven shooters record maximum scores

07 December 2023
Magnificent seven shooters record maximum scores

Magnificent seven shooters record maximum scores

07 December 2023

The latest updates after the third round of the 2023/24 Caithness Small Bore Rifle Association season saw seven perfect scores.


Harper's derby ends in a stalemate

07 December 2023
Harper's derby ends in a stalemate

Harper's derby ends in a stalemate

07 December 2023

The latest action from the Wick and District Darts League – with one Smiddy 3 teenager continuing to catch the eye against the best in the division.


Caithness Boxing Club attendee wins development title

05 December 2023
Caithness Boxing Club attendee wins development title

Caithness Boxing Club attendee wins development title

05 December 2023

Mary MacGillivray says there are more similarities between medicine and boxing than you may think after winning her first development title


WATCH: Highland Pride marks Trans Day of Remembrance

21 November 2023
WATCH: Highland Pride marks Trans Day of Remembrance

WATCH: Highland Pride marks Trans Day of Remembrance

21 November 2023

Vigils were held in both Inverness and Thurso to memorialise those trans people who had been killed over the preceding year.


WATCH: Highland Pride marks Trans Day of Remembrance

21 November 2023
WATCH: Highland Pride marks Trans Day of Remembrance

WATCH: Highland Pride marks Trans Day of Remembrance

21 November 2023

Vigils were held in both Inverness and Thurso to memorialise those trans people who had been killed over the preceding year.


HIGHLAND HEROES: 'We should try to bring more happiness to life'

09 November 2023
HIGHLAND HEROES: 'We should try to bring more happiness to life'

HIGHLAND HEROES: 'We should try to bring more happiness to life'

09 November 2023

2023 primary school pupil of the year Kornelia Porozynska has only redoubled her volunteering efforts since winning her award.


Report finds rural areas not welcoming for LGBTQ+ youth

08 November 2023
Report finds rural areas not welcoming for LGBTQ+ youth

Report finds rural areas not welcoming for LGBTQ+ youth

08 November 2023

More than 60 per cent of rural LGBTQ+ young people in Scotland do not believe their local communities are welcoming, LGBT Youth Scotland has found.


LGBTQ+ magazine editor encourages gay and bisexual men to give blood

27 October 2023
LGBTQ+ magazine editor encourages gay and bisexual men to give blood

LGBTQ+ magazine editor encourages gay and bisexual men to give blood

27 October 2023

Changes two years ago mean that everyone is in the same position if they wish to make a blood donation.


Thurso out to make St George’s Park a fortress

27 October 2023
Thurso out to make St George’s Park a fortress

Thurso out to make St George’s Park a fortress

27 October 2023

With a string of home matches coming up before the end of the year, Thurso's Scott Davidson wants to ensure no team enjoys visiting St George's Park.


Benfica visit Thurso Football Academy

26 October 2023
Benfica visit Thurso Football Academy

Benfica visit Thurso Football Academy

26 October 2023

Coaches and young players alike benefited from the visit of two coaches from the Portuguese giants.


McElroy cautious over Orkney form

26 October 2023
McElroy cautious over Orkney form

McElroy cautious over Orkney form

26 October 2023

Halkirk United manager Ewan McElroy is wary ahead of this weekend's match against an Orkney side who have won four of their last five matches.


Sutherland stars for Norseman

25 October 2023
Sutherland stars for Norseman

Sutherland stars for Norseman

25 October 2023

Aidan Sutherland led the individual performances in the latest round of matches in the Wick and District Darts League.


Sports minister hails Caithness Rugby Club

23 October 2023
Sports minister hails Caithness Rugby Club

Sports minister hails Caithness Rugby Club

23 October 2023

Caithness, Sutherland and Ross MSP Maree Todd met with the club's women's team to hear about their experiences in sport.


Why we need to talk about autism and LGBTQ+

03 October 2023
Why we need to talk about autism and LGBTQ+

Why we need to talk about autism and LGBTQ+

03 October 2023

"There's a lot of catching up to do."


Highland charity secure funding to develop voice of LGBTQ+ youth

04 September 2023
Highland charity secure funding to develop voice of LGBTQ+ youth

Highland charity secure funding to develop voice of LGBTQ+ youth

04 September 2023

Inspire Highland have got funding for a first of its kind inclusion worker to work with trans and non-binary youth in particular around the Highlands.


EXPLAINED: What different Pride flags mean

30 June 2023
EXPLAINED: What different Pride flags mean

EXPLAINED: What different Pride flags mean

30 June 2023

With June drawing to a close and Highland Pride on the horizon, here are some of the flags you might be seeing to represent the LGBTQ+ community.


Out and About brings Highland LGBTQ+ community into sport

28 June 2023
Out and About brings Highland LGBTQ+ community into sport

Out and About brings Highland LGBTQ+ community into sport

28 June 2023

Leap Sports and UHI's Out and About project is helping break down barriers LGBTQ+ people face to accessing sport and physical activity.


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