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HIE report spells out £56m a year economic boost from Space Hub Sutherland

08 October 2021
HIE report spells out £56m a year economic boost from Space Hub Sutherland

HIE report spells out £56m a year economic boost from Space Hub Sutherland

08 October 2021

A Highlands and Islands Enterprise boss has said the findings of a newly published report are a "huge vote of confidence" for Space Hub Sutherland.


Land court ruling clears route to take off for Sutherland Space Hub

14 September 2021
Land court ruling clears route to take off for Sutherland Space Hub

Land court ruling clears route to take off for Sutherland Space Hub

14 September 2021

The court has approved the change of land use to allow Space Hub Sutherland to be built on Melness Crofters' Estate.


PICTURES: Seaside fun at Melvich Beach Day gets communities active

03 September 2021
PICTURES: Seaside fun at Melvich Beach Day gets communities active

PICTURES: Seaside fun at Melvich Beach Day gets communities active

03 September 2021

Portskerra Activ’ Club’s first ever Melvich Beach Day, held last Saturday in association with Think Health Think Nature, was a roaring success.


Countdown to spaceport welcomed as 'game changer' after court verdict

24 August 2021
Countdown to spaceport welcomed as 'game changer' after court verdict

Countdown to spaceport welcomed as 'game changer' after court verdict

24 August 2021

Supporters of a satellite launching facility on the north coast say the countdown can begin after a court decided not to block planning consent.


PICTURES: Prince Charles visits Dunrobin Castle Station to mark 150th anniversary of railway

10 August 2021
PICTURES: Prince Charles visits Dunrobin Castle Station to mark 150th anniversary of railway

PICTURES: Prince Charles visits Dunrobin Castle Station to mark 150th anniversary of railway

10 August 2021

A reception was held on the station's platform when Prince Charles met representatives of the railway industry and the neighbouring castle.


WATCH: Ultra runners cross finishing line of gruelling Cape Wrath Ultra

09 August 2021
WATCH: Ultra runners cross finishing line of gruelling Cape Wrath Ultra

WATCH: Ultra runners cross finishing line of gruelling Cape Wrath Ultra

09 August 2021

The 400km, eight-day event started at Fort William and ended at Cape Wrath lighthouse on Sunday.


Helmsdale man at helm of landmark space flight test

14 July 2021
Helmsdale man at helm of landmark space flight test

Helmsdale man at helm of landmark space flight test

14 July 2021

A Highland test pilot flew billionaire Sir Richard Branson to the edge of space in a momentous flight on Sunday.


WATCH: Rare white puffin seen on Handa Island wildlife reserve

01 July 2021
WATCH: Rare white puffin seen on Handa Island wildlife reserve

WATCH: Rare white puffin seen on Handa Island wildlife reserve

01 July 2021

A rare white puffin has been spotted by Scottish Wildlife Trust rangers on Handa Island wildlife reserve off the west coast of Sutherland.


WATCH: NC500 cycle record smashed as Robbie Mitchell sets amazing new time

04 June 2021
WATCH: NC500 cycle record smashed as Robbie Mitchell sets amazing new time

WATCH: NC500 cycle record smashed as Robbie Mitchell sets amazing new time

04 June 2021

The veteran cyclist from Durness completed the 516-mile route in 29 hours, five minutes and 42 seconds,


Royal Dornoch offers free golf to NHS and care staff as a thank you to key workers during Covid pandemic

20 May 2021
Royal Dornoch offers free golf to NHS and care staff as a thank you to key workers during Covid pandemic

Royal Dornoch offers free golf to NHS and care staff as a thank you to key workers during Covid pandemic

20 May 2021

Royal Dornoch Golf Club is offering free rounds on both its courses to NHS and care staff for the remainder of May and all of June.


Hotel firm snaps up another three properties on NC500

19 May 2021
Hotel firm snaps up another three properties on NC500

Hotel firm snaps up another three properties on NC500

19 May 2021

The fledgling hotel company which last month purchased the Kylesku Hotel has announced the acquisition of another three hotels on the North Coast 500.


Strathnaver postmistress retires after 37 years' service

13 May 2021
Strathnaver postmistress retires after 37 years' service

Strathnaver postmistress retires after 37 years' service

13 May 2021

The long-serving postmistress has run the rural branch since 1984.


New Highland company formed to snap up hotels on the North Coast 500

30 April 2021
New Highland company formed to snap up hotels on the North Coast 500

New Highland company formed to snap up hotels on the North Coast 500

30 April 2021

Highland Coast Hotels Ltd has sealed the deal on its first acquisition - the Kylesku Hotel, run for 12 years by Tanja Lister and Sonia Virechauveix.


Masterplan unveiled to make Sutherland village more attractive to visitors

09 April 2021
Masterplan unveiled to make Sutherland village more attractive to visitors

Masterplan unveiled to make Sutherland village more attractive to visitors

09 April 2021

WATCH: A masterplan outlining ideas to turn Brora into a showpiece tourism destination has unveiled at an online presentation.


Outrage as couple set up camp beside Ardvreck Castle in Sutherland

02 April 2021
Outrage as couple set up camp beside Ardvreck Castle in Sutherland

Outrage as couple set up camp beside Ardvreck Castle in Sutherland

02 April 2021

A confrontation between local residents and a couple camping at a historic Sutherland ruin is feared to be a foretaste of what is to come this summer.


Space Hub Sutherland judicial review proceedings postponed

01 April 2021
Space Hub Sutherland judicial review proceedings postponed

Space Hub Sutherland judicial review proceedings postponed

01 April 2021

Proceedings which were due to take place tomorrow as part of a judicial review involving Space Hub Sutherland, have been postponed.


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.


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