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Figures show 2365 incidents of domestic abuse recorded by police in Highland during 2022-23

26 March 2024
Figures show 2365 incidents of domestic abuse recorded by police in Highland during 2022-23

Figures show 2365 incidents of domestic abuse recorded by police in Highland during 2022-23

26 March 2024

Victims of domestic violence have been encouraged to seek support and report incidents to police, following a reduction in recorded cases.


Free events to boost digital wellbeing set to take place in the Highlands

22 March 2024
Free events to boost digital wellbeing set to take place in the Highlands

Free events to boost digital wellbeing set to take place in the Highlands

22 March 2024

The events are aimed to help people develop a more positive relationship with their phones and learn how to take control of their personal data.


PICTURES: Were you at Highland Heroes?

18 March 2024
PICTURES: Were you at Highland Heroes?

PICTURES: Were you at Highland Heroes?

18 March 2024

Some 400 people were at the Drumossie Hotel on Friday night for the annual Highland Heroes event.


WATCH: Community champion of Highland Heroes says helping others 'gives his life purpose'

17 March 2024
WATCH: Community champion of Highland Heroes says helping others 'gives his life purpose'

WATCH: Community champion of Highland Heroes says helping others 'gives his life purpose'

17 March 2024

David MacRae was recognised for doing something quietly within his community, without any thought of praise for himself.


WATCH: Community driven Merkinch primary crowned school of the year at Highland Heroes Awards

17 March 2024
WATCH: Community driven Merkinch primary crowned school of the year at Highland Heroes Awards

WATCH: Community driven Merkinch primary crowned school of the year at Highland Heroes Awards

17 March 2024

An Inverness school has been named as school of the year at this year's Highland Heroes Awards.


WATCH: Highland Action for Little Ones named charitable organisation of the year as '1 in 5 children lives in poverty'

16 March 2024
WATCH: Highland Action for Little Ones named charitable organisation of the year as '1 in 5 children lives in poverty'

WATCH: Highland Action for Little Ones named charitable organisation of the year as '1 in 5 children lives in poverty'

16 March 2024

Highland Action for Little Ones (HALO) has been named as charitable organisation of the year at the Highland Heroes Awards.


WATCH: Hero of heroes honoured for selfless dedication to Highlands says 'we need to help our neighbours'

16 March 2024
WATCH: Hero of heroes honoured for selfless dedication to Highlands says 'we need to help our neighbours'

WATCH: Hero of heroes honoured for selfless dedication to Highlands says 'we need to help our neighbours'

16 March 2024

David MacRae was recognised for doing something quietly within his community, without any thought of praise for himself.


Highland man targeted by 'live-stream' scammers on day of brother's funeral warns others to be vigilant

15 March 2024
Highland man targeted by 'live-stream' scammers on day of brother's funeral warns others to be vigilant

Highland man targeted by 'live-stream' scammers on day of brother's funeral warns others to be vigilant

15 March 2024

Funeral directors across the Highlands are asking people to be ‘vigilant’ after fraudulent scammers have been targeting bereaved families.


Skills Development Scotland changes location in Thurso

14 March 2024
Skills Development Scotland changes location in Thurso

Skills Development Scotland changes location in Thurso

14 March 2024

Skills Development Scotland is changing location in Thurso as part of a drive to help more people through partnership working in community venues.


Highland Council clarifies ending of MCR Pathways contract stating 'council-employees will be retained'

14 March 2024
Highland Council clarifies ending of MCR Pathways contract stating 'council-employees will be retained'

Highland Council clarifies ending of MCR Pathways contract stating 'council-employees will be retained'

14 March 2024

Highland Council has issued a statement to say it 'remains committed' to supporting mentoring in schools, including the support through MCR Pathways.


Highland campaign group lobbying for Highland Council to call for an immediate and permanent ceasefire in Gaza

13 March 2024
Highland campaign group lobbying for Highland Council to call for an immediate and permanent ceasefire in Gaza

Highland campaign group lobbying for Highland Council to call for an immediate and permanent ceasefire in Gaza

13 March 2024

A petition has been launched to urge the Highland Council to call for an immediate and permanent ceasefire in Gaza.


Petition launched to save vital Highland youth programme from council funding cuts

13 March 2024
Petition launched to save vital Highland youth programme from council funding cuts

Petition launched to save vital Highland youth programme from council funding cuts

13 March 2024

A petition has been launched to save a Highland programme which currently supports hundreds of young people in seven secondary schools.


Nairn man has died after fatal crash on the A9 between North Kessock and Tore

12 March 2024
Nairn man has died after fatal crash on the A9 between North Kessock and Tore

Nairn man has died after fatal crash on the A9 between North Kessock and Tore

12 March 2024

A man has died after a fatal crash on the A9 between North Kessock and Tore. He has been named as 30-year-old James Noble from the Nairn area.


UPDATE: A9 between North Kessock and Tore re-opened in both directions

12 March 2024
UPDATE: A9 between North Kessock and Tore re-opened in both directions

UPDATE: A9 between North Kessock and Tore re-opened in both directions

12 March 2024

The A9 between North Kessock and Tore has now re-opened in both directions.


Police direct traffic near Beauly as A9 remains shut Northbound after road collision

12 March 2024
Police direct traffic near Beauly as A9 remains shut Northbound after road collision

Police direct traffic near Beauly as A9 remains shut Northbound after road collision

12 March 2024

A police traffic officer is directing traffic at the Lovat Bridge just outside Beauly.


Police appeal for information after 'collision' at Thurso garage

12 March 2024
Police appeal for information after 'collision' at Thurso garage

Police appeal for information after 'collision' at Thurso garage

12 March 2024

Police in Caithness are appealing for information regarding damage to a jet washer at Dunnet's Garage on Riverside Road in Thurso.


Sutherland business hails contribution of its first modern apprentice

11 March 2024
Sutherland business hails contribution of its first modern apprentice

Sutherland business hails contribution of its first modern apprentice

11 March 2024

GMG Energy of Halladale hired 18-year-old Finlay Mackay from Melvich, Portskerra in Sutherland two years ago.


HITA: Celebrating the best in the tourism industry for 17 years

01 March 2024
HITA: Celebrating the best in the tourism industry for 17 years

HITA: Celebrating the best in the tourism industry for 17 years

01 March 2024

The 17th Highlands & Islands Thistle Awards, which launches today, celebrates the best tourism businesses in the Highlands.


New study reveals the Highlands is the best place to survive the apocalypse

27 February 2024
New study reveals the Highlands is the best place to survive the apocalypse

New study reveals the Highlands is the best place to survive the apocalypse

27 February 2024

A new study has revealed the best and worst places to survive the apocalypse in the UK – with the Highlands taking the top spot.


UHI engineering talent awarded with prestigious scholarship

26 February 2024
UHI engineering talent awarded with prestigious scholarship

UHI engineering talent awarded with prestigious scholarship

26 February 2024

Tom David, 31, a first year HNC Engineering Systems student studying at UHI North, West and Hebrides Thurso campus will receive a bursary worth £5000.


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