Tourism enjoys historic boom year

Urquhart Castle

TOURISM chiefs and businesses in the region are celebrating a record-breaking year of visitor numbers to major historic attractions in the north. The government agency Historic Environment Scotland (HES)

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Trains south from city set to be faster

Published: Sun 22 Apr 2018

A £10 million contract has been awarded to improve passenger train services between Inverness and the central belt. Network Rail has awarded Bam Nuttall a contract for upgrade works to the Highland mainline

Magical mushroom test for Dundreggan

Published: Sun 22 Apr 2018


CONSERVATIONISTS have turned to the magic of mushrooms for an innovative trial aimed at boosting re-forestation at Dundreggan in Glenmoriston. Experts and volunteers with Trees for Life will use a mix

Fire crew cleans cars for charity

Published: Sun 22 Apr 2018

Beauly firefighters

FIREFIGHTERS turned to washing dozens of cars to raise hundreds of pounds for two charities including one which supports bereaved families who have suffered the loss of a baby during pregnancy or stillbirth.

Chance to remodel key city centre site


Published: Sat 21 Apr 2018

Royal Mail

A BOLD vision of how a key city centre site could be developed has been drawn up by an Inverness firm of architects. HRI|Munro Architecture hopes to spark public debate following last week's announcement

Warning of job changes due to Brexit

Published: Sat 21 Apr 2018


HIGHLAND Council has kick-started a massive recruitment drive in a bid to replace staff potentially lost through Brexit. Leading councillors say there will be huge gaps in the workforce, particularly in

Millionaire in 'cabin' planning row


Published: Sat 21 Apr 2018

Peter Sanctuary

A MILLIONAIRE businessman has been forced to suspend work at his luxury home in Inverness after a neighbour complained his construction of a "log cabin" was unauthorised. Peter Sanctuary (72), a retired

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Highland ready for a higher division

Published: Fri 20 Apr 2018

Lewis Sinclair scrabbles through to touch down Highlands 3rd try against Gordonians.

Highland head coach Davie Carson may be on the brink of securing promotion from National Three, but he's not taking tomorrow's trip to Haddington at all lightly.

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