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New group aims to revive Coul Links golf course plan

24 January 2021
New group aims to revive Coul Links golf course plan

New group aims to revive Coul Links golf course plan

24 January 2021

Communities4Coul is working towards achieving not just a championship golf course but also an eco-hotel.


Anders Holch Povlsen's legal challenge against Space Hub Sutherland granted

21 January 2021
Anders Holch Povlsen's legal challenge against Space Hub Sutherland granted

Anders Holch Povlsen's legal challenge against Space Hub Sutherland granted

21 January 2021

A petition for a judicial review of the decision by Highland Council to grant planning consent for Space Hub Sutherland has been granted.


Overnight parking stop for motorhomes gets go-ahead

02 January 2021
Overnight parking stop for motorhomes gets go-ahead

Overnight parking stop for motorhomes gets go-ahead

02 January 2021

An overnight parking site with services for campervans and motorhomes is to be established at a Sutherland beauty spot.


1.4 million new trees to be planted as new woodland creation plan approved

27 December 2020
1.4 million new trees to be planted as new woodland creation plan approved

1.4 million new trees to be planted as new woodland creation plan approved

27 December 2020

A Highland farmer is to grow the largest woodland to be approved by Scottish Forestry this century.


Deer collisions on the rise as number of animals on increase

23 December 2020
Deer collisions on the rise as number of animals on increase

Deer collisions on the rise as number of animals on increase

23 December 2020

Almost 1800 road accidents involving deer were officially recorded in the latest figures.


NC500 toilet caper slammed

19 November 2020
NC500 toilet caper slammed

NC500 toilet caper slammed

19 November 2020

Local outrage erupted after a video emerged showing a man empting a chemical toilet on a NC500 lay-by.


UPDATE: 'We set the wrong example' - apology from creators of offensive video

19 November 2020
UPDATE: 'We set the wrong example' - apology from creators of offensive video

UPDATE: 'We set the wrong example' - apology from creators of offensive video

19 November 2020

The group behind an online video which sparked outrage along the north coast have now issued an abject apology and said they set the "wrong example"


US rocket firm pulls out of Sutherland space site

22 October 2020
US rocket firm pulls out of Sutherland space site

US rocket firm pulls out of Sutherland space site

22 October 2020

The US firm backing the planned Space Hub Sutherland has pulled out in favour of a location in Shetland, it has emerged.


Space hub group vows transparency over project oversight

21 October 2020
Space hub group vows transparency over project oversight

Space hub group vows transparency over project oversight

21 October 2020

A group set up as a link between developers of Space Hub Sutherland and local communities has pledged to operate in an "open and transparent way".


New registration requirement for fishing boat operators

17 October 2020
New registration requirement for fishing boat operators

New registration requirement for fishing boat operators

17 October 2020

Operators of fishing vessels working out of Caithness ports are being reminded of a new registration requirement being imposed as a result of Brexit.


Citizens advice in north Highland helped clients access almost £4m during lockdown

31 August 2020
Citizens advice in north Highland helped clients access almost £4m during lockdown

Citizens advice in north Highland helped clients access almost £4m during lockdown

31 August 2020

The citizens advice service in the north Highlands helped clients access a total of nearly £4 million in benefits and other income during lockdown.


Volunteers clear Helmsdale to Lybster stretch of John O'Groats Trail

10 August 2020
Volunteers clear Helmsdale to Lybster stretch of John O'Groats Trail

Volunteers clear Helmsdale to Lybster stretch of John O'Groats Trail

10 August 2020

A group of hardy volunteers spent three days clearing vegetation on the Helmsdale to Lybster stretch of the John O'Groats Trail.


Sutherland boundary changes 'totally and utterly unacceptable'

24 July 2020
Sutherland boundary changes 'totally and utterly unacceptable'

Sutherland boundary changes 'totally and utterly unacceptable'

24 July 2020

There has been a furious reaction in Sutherland to Boundary Commission proposals to amalgamate the county's two Highland Council wards into one.


WATCH: Alladale Wilderness Reserve owner Paul Lister talks about his captive wildcat breeding programme

28 June 2020
WATCH: Alladale Wilderness Reserve owner Paul Lister talks about his captive wildcat breeding programme

WATCH: Alladale Wilderness Reserve owner Paul Lister talks about his captive wildcat breeding programme

28 June 2020

The owner of Alladale Wilderness Reserve in Sutherland has spoken of his hopes of releasing captive bred wildcats into Strathcarron.


Plaque gift inspires Strathnaver Museum to ask the public to celebrate local heroes

27 June 2020
Plaque gift inspires Strathnaver Museum to ask the public to celebrate local heroes

Plaque gift inspires Strathnaver Museum to ask the public to celebrate local heroes

27 June 2020

The gift of a historic plaque has inspired a north coast museum to ask the public to help it celebrate modern-day "local heroes".


Online rowing event heading for Wick

26 June 2020
Online rowing event heading for Wick

Online rowing event heading for Wick

26 June 2020

An online, open-boat row to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Scottish Coastal Rowing Association is about to make its way down the east coast.


Facebook plan for Duke of Sutherland statue protest

26 June 2020
Facebook plan for Duke of Sutherland statue protest

Facebook plan for Duke of Sutherland statue protest

26 June 2020

Golspie residents are waiting to see whether a protest against the Duke of Sutherland’s statue will take place today as advertised on social media.


Mhoine group concerned at 'one-sided' view of spaceport project

22 June 2020
Mhoine group concerned at 'one-sided' view of spaceport project

Mhoine group concerned at 'one-sided' view of spaceport project

22 June 2020

An organisation that opposes the north Sutherland spaceport has criticised MP Jamie Stone and a pressure group over their support for the project.


Spaceport supporters put pressure on tycoon Povlsen

05 June 2020
Spaceport supporters put pressure on tycoon Povlsen

Spaceport supporters put pressure on tycoon Povlsen

05 June 2020

Supporters of a controversial plan to build a spaceport in north Sutherland are piling pressure on one of its most high-profile objectors.


Government pledge over £17.3m Sutherland spaceport

02 April 2020
Government pledge over £17.3m Sutherland spaceport

Government pledge over £17.3m Sutherland spaceport

02 April 2020

The UK Government has said it is fully behind plans to develop a £17.3 million spaceport in north Sutherland.


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