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Plea to 'be careful' in Caithness as NHS Highland moves to level one

04 June 2021
Plea to 'be careful' in Caithness as NHS Highland moves to level one

Plea to 'be careful' in Caithness as NHS Highland moves to level one

04 June 2021

Cases are rising rapidly across Scotland with the daily number of cases now double compared to recent weeks.


Farmers’ mental health study extended across Highlands

31 May 2021
Farmers’ mental health study extended across Highlands

Farmers’ mental health study extended across Highlands

31 May 2021

The study hopes to find accessible and acceptable ways to support people when they are feeling the weight of farming and crofting life.


Thumbs up for Highland and Island policing as confidence grows by 11 per cent

21 May 2021
Thumbs up for Highland and Island policing as confidence grows by 11 per cent

Thumbs up for Highland and Island policing as confidence grows by 11 per cent

21 May 2021

A police consultation has shown that confidence has risen in the past year.


People in Highlands told to seek refunds over axed summer holiday plans

17 May 2021
People in Highlands told to seek refunds over axed summer holiday plans

People in Highlands told to seek refunds over axed summer holiday plans

17 May 2021

Advice Direct Scotland said consumer rights remain in place and legislation must be adhered to by travel providers.


Highland Youth Parliament launches ‘Mind Us’ mental health campaign

13 May 2021
Highland Youth Parliament launches ‘Mind Us’ mental health campaign

Highland Youth Parliament launches ‘Mind Us’ mental health campaign

13 May 2021

HYP aims to deliver a campaign each year and has consulted with young people from across the Highlands to identify a key issue affecting them.


Man feared dead after fire at Dores on Loch Ness-side

06 May 2021
Man feared dead after fire at Dores on Loch Ness-side

Man feared dead after fire at Dores on Loch Ness-side

06 May 2021

A Highland community is in mourning following the suspected death of an 82-year-old man in a house fire.


Body found on shore on a north Highland beach formally identified

03 May 2021
Body found on shore on a north Highland beach formally identified

Body found on shore on a north Highland beach formally identified

03 May 2021

Her body was found on the shore near Fortrose and Rosemarkie Golf Club around 8.30am on Saturday January 30 2021.


Planning approval granted for Inverness Castle transformation

27 April 2021
Planning approval granted for Inverness Castle transformation

Planning approval granted for Inverness Castle transformation

27 April 2021

The application covered the works necessary to restore the Category–A Listed building and convert it for use as a new visitor attraction.


Mum makes heartfelt plea to find her son, who she believes is in the Highlands

20 April 2021
Mum makes heartfelt plea to find her son, who she believes is in the Highlands

Mum makes heartfelt plea to find her son, who she believes is in the Highlands

20 April 2021

Andrew John Gardiner, also known as Andy– who would now be 47 – went missing on September 7 2020.


Call for a Highland medical school to help NHS recruitment challenges

02 April 2021
Call for a Highland medical school to help NHS recruitment challenges

Call for a Highland medical school to help NHS recruitment challenges

02 April 2021

Edward Mountain wants the process to select Scotland’s next medical school to be re-started and is supporting the bid for a Highland medical school.


Highland charity appoints three new volunteer directors

01 April 2021
Highland charity appoints three new volunteer directors

Highland charity appoints three new volunteer directors

01 April 2021

David Finlayson, Nick Finnigan and Kirk Tudhope will sit as non-executive directors.


Police issue warning to dog owners in the Highlands and islands after a number of sheep worrying incidents

01 April 2021
Police issue warning to dog owners in the Highlands and islands after a number of sheep worrying incidents

Police issue warning to dog owners in the Highlands and islands after a number of sheep worrying incidents

01 April 2021

In an online plea, officers said dogs chasing livestock can do serious damage, and all incidents should be reported to them on 101.


‘Speak Up Listen Up’ launched by NHS Highland to support national whistleblowing standards

01 April 2021
‘Speak Up Listen Up’ launched by NHS Highland to support national whistleblowing standards

‘Speak Up Listen Up’ launched by NHS Highland to support national whistleblowing standards

01 April 2021

The Independent National Whistleblowing Officer (INWO) service, covering the whole of NHS Scotland, go live today.


'Healthcare divide' after cancer treatment figures show patients wait longer in the Highlands, claim Lib D

30 March 2021
'Healthcare divide' after cancer treatment figures show patients wait longer in the Highlands, claim Lib D

'Healthcare divide' after cancer treatment figures show patients wait longer in the Highlands, claim Lib D

30 March 2021

The figures show that between October 1 and December 31 2020, just 70.2 per cent of cancer patients were treated within the 62 day standard.


Issues around 'dirty camping' in the Highlands to be discussed on BBC programme

30 March 2021
Issues around 'dirty camping' in the Highlands to be discussed on BBC programme

Issues around 'dirty camping' in the Highlands to be discussed on BBC programme

30 March 2021

Eòrpa, the Gaelic channel's European news show, visits Inverness and Skye to discusses a lack of facilites for campers.


Mountain bothies across the Highlands and Islands still out of bounds, says MBA

30 March 2021
Mountain bothies across the Highlands and Islands still out of bounds, says MBA

Mountain bothies across the Highlands and Islands still out of bounds, says MBA

30 March 2021

The Mountain Bothie Association (MBA) has issued a statement reminding walkers that bothies should not be used, other than in an emergency.


POLL: Should Eat Out To Help Out return to the North of Scotland?

29 March 2021
POLL: Should Eat Out To Help Out return to the North of Scotland?

POLL: Should Eat Out To Help Out return to the North of Scotland?

29 March 2021

We want to find out what you think.


Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival is called off for 2021

25 March 2021
Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival is called off for 2021

Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival is called off for 2021

25 March 2021

Organisers of the Belladrum festival have said that after 'considerable efforts' they have taken the difficult decision to postpone this year's event.


Hitrans makes a bid for £381,000 for projects throughout the Highlands and Islands

21 March 2021
Hitrans makes a bid for £381,000 for projects throughout the Highlands and Islands

Hitrans makes a bid for £381,000 for projects throughout the Highlands and Islands

21 March 2021

The funding round, yet to be decided by the Scottish Government, would see a number of projects including a plan to allow bikes on the bus.


Wildlife park to get £1 million nature boost

15 March 2021
Wildlife park to get £1 million nature boost

Wildlife park to get £1 million nature boost

15 March 2021

Four projects in the Highlands and Islands will share a £2.6 million award to promote the outstanding scenery, wildlife and culture of the region.


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