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Ramblers Scotland gear up for fresh fight against Coul Links golf course plan with launch of petition

16 March 2023
Ramblers Scotland gear up for fresh fight against Coul Links golf course plan with launch of petition

Ramblers Scotland gear up for fresh fight against Coul Links golf course plan with launch of petition

16 March 2023

Ramblers Scotland is calling on the outdoors community to unite in a bid to block the renewed plan to build a golf course at Coul Links.


PICTURES: Computer generated images reveal how Tongue Hotel will look following extensive renovation

07 February 2023
PICTURES: Computer generated images reveal how Tongue Hotel will look following extensive renovation

PICTURES: Computer generated images reveal how Tongue Hotel will look following extensive renovation

07 February 2023

The Tongue Hotel is expected to reopen in early April following the upgrade.


Watten winner for North Sutherland Wildlife Group's 2022 photo competition

05 February 2023
Watten winner for North Sutherland Wildlife Group's 2022 photo competition

Watten winner for North Sutherland Wildlife Group's 2022 photo competition

05 February 2023

The winner of the 2022 Abigail Rhodes Photography Competition has been named as Valerie Clark of Watten.


Member of staff threatened in Brora 'shop robbery'

09 January 2023
Member of staff threatened in Brora 'shop robbery'

Member of staff threatened in Brora 'shop robbery'

09 January 2023

The incident happened earlier today at Station Square, Brora.


Festive boost for Portskerra play park project

04 January 2023
Festive boost for Portskerra play park project

Festive boost for Portskerra play park project

04 January 2023

A north Sutherland community group has received a welcome Christmas funding boost.


Flushing toilet and garage are on Assynt Mountain Rescue Team's wish list for 2023

03 January 2023
Flushing toilet and garage are on Assynt Mountain Rescue Team's wish list for 2023

Flushing toilet and garage are on Assynt Mountain Rescue Team's wish list for 2023

03 January 2023

Assynt Mountain Rescue Team has revealed what it hopes to achieve in the new year.


Planning application submitted for 'Kirkton Energy Park' - an 11-turbine wind farm south of Melvich

02 December 2022
Planning application submitted for 'Kirkton Energy Park' - an 11-turbine wind farm south of Melvich

Planning application submitted for 'Kirkton Energy Park' - an 11-turbine wind farm south of Melvich

02 December 2022

Kirkton Energy Park would be constructed across two working farms around 2.1km south of Melvich,


Plea for volunteer to help Caithness and Sutherland Women's Aid with its Gift Project

27 October 2022
Plea for volunteer to help Caithness and Sutherland Women's Aid with its Gift Project

Plea for volunteer to help Caithness and Sutherland Women's Aid with its Gift Project

27 October 2022

An opportunity has arisen to volunteer in support of Caithness and Sutherland Women’s Aid (CASWA).


Orbex secures £40.4 million investment funding as it prepares for Space Hub Sutherland rocket launch

18 October 2022
Orbex secures £40.4 million investment funding as it prepares for Space Hub Sutherland rocket launch

Orbex secures £40.4 million investment funding as it prepares for Space Hub Sutherland rocket launch

18 October 2022

Orbex recently revealed its 19-metre long Prime rocket, designed to transport small satellites weighing up to 180kg into low Earth orbit.


New North Coast 500 cycling record set by Mark Beaumont

26 September 2022
New North Coast 500 cycling record set by Mark Beaumont

New North Coast 500 cycling record set by Mark Beaumont

26 September 2022

Endurance cyclist Mark Beaumont has smashed the record for the fastest ride round tourism route North Coast 500.


A9 at Portgower now open after six-hour closure due to road crash

21 September 2022
A9 at Portgower now open after six-hour closure due to road crash

A9 at Portgower now open after six-hour closure due to road crash

21 September 2022

The crash involved three vehicles and two men were taken to hospital.


A9 remains closed in both directions following early morning accident near Portgower

21 September 2022
A9 remains closed in both directions following early morning accident near Portgower

A9 remains closed in both directions following early morning accident near Portgower

21 September 2022

Drivers are advised that delays are expected and are asked to take care on approach to the accident spot.


Traffic flow on A9 restricted after Portgower road accident this morning

21 September 2022
Traffic flow on A9 restricted after Portgower road accident this morning

Traffic flow on A9 restricted after Portgower road accident this morning

21 September 2022

Traffic Scotland issued an alert about the Portgower incident at 7.53am today.


'All welcome' at funeral of Lord Strathnaver, who died in tragic fall at Thurso East

15 September 2022
'All welcome' at funeral of Lord Strathnaver, who died in tragic fall at Thurso East

'All welcome' at funeral of Lord Strathnaver, who died in tragic fall at Thurso East

15 September 2022

The funeral of Lord Strathnaver, Alexander Sutherland, is to take place at Dunrobin Castle on Tuesday, his family have announced.


Orbex launches recruitment drive as it prepares for first rocket launch from Space Hub Sutherland

23 August 2022
Orbex launches recruitment drive as it prepares for first rocket launch from Space Hub Sutherland

Orbex launches recruitment drive as it prepares for first rocket launch from Space Hub Sutherland

23 August 2022

Orbex is developing a small commercial orbital rocket called Prime which it intends to launch from Space Hub Sutherland,


'Very rare' discovery at Smoo Cave

10 August 2022
'Very rare' discovery at Smoo Cave

'Very rare' discovery at Smoo Cave

10 August 2022

A rare ostracod – a tiny crustacean around 1mm in size – has been discovered at Smoo Cave.


North Coast 500 podcast puts focus on activities along the route

02 August 2022
North Coast 500 podcast puts focus on activities along the route

North Coast 500 podcast puts focus on activities along the route

02 August 2022

A new podcast series has launched with the aim of showcasing the many attractions and activities that visitors can enjoy along the North Coast 500.


Community owned restaurant at Highland beauty spot to remain closed this season due to staffing crisis hitting the county

22 April 2022
Community owned restaurant at Highland beauty spot to remain closed this season due to staffing crisis hitting the county

Community owned restaurant at Highland beauty spot to remain closed this season due to staffing crisis hitting the county

22 April 2022

The Kyle of Sutherland Development Trust, which manages the visitor centre, says it has been unable to find an operator to run the facility.


PICTURES: Melvich Primary School pupil council's wellbeing days go down a treat

01 March 2022
PICTURES: Melvich Primary School pupil council's wellbeing days go down a treat

PICTURES: Melvich Primary School pupil council's wellbeing days go down a treat

01 March 2022

The enterprising pupil council members lined up a host of activities.


Orbex applies for licence to allow rockets to be launched from spaceport

03 February 2022
Orbex applies for licence to allow rockets to be launched from spaceport

Orbex applies for licence to allow rockets to be launched from spaceport

03 February 2022

A space aviation firm has taken a further step towards its aim of launching commercial rockets from Space Hub Sutherland.


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