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MSP Edward Mountain hails 'huge achievement' of armed services during 20-year Afghanistan deployment

04 September 2021
MSP Edward Mountain hails 'huge achievement' of armed services during 20-year Afghanistan deployment

MSP Edward Mountain hails 'huge achievement' of armed services during 20-year Afghanistan deployment

04 September 2021

Highlands and Islands MSP Edward Mountain has commended the sacrifices of service personnel during their 20-year deployment to Afghanistan.


PICTURES: self proclaimed Malawian Monster Zake Muluzi lifts his way to victory in John O'Groats Strongest Man Competition

25 August 2021
PICTURES: self proclaimed Malawian Monster Zake Muluzi lifts his way to victory in John O'Groats Strongest Man Competition

PICTURES: self proclaimed Malawian Monster Zake Muluzi lifts his way to victory in John O'Groats Strongest Man Competition

25 August 2021

Spectacular day for competitions in John O'Groats.


Group raises concerns over rising mental health referrals

23 August 2021
Group raises concerns over rising mental health referrals

Group raises concerns over rising mental health referrals

23 August 2021

A campaign group has warned that the need for better mental health provision locally is becoming "a humanitarian issue of the utmost importance".


Steven reaches his £20,000 goal in aid of charity

27 July 2021
Steven reaches his £20,000 goal in aid of charity

Steven reaches his £20,000 goal in aid of charity

27 July 2021

Steven Mackay has achieved his £20,000 fundraising target after running four marathons within 24 hours from Wick to Inverness.


Highland League manager says it feels 'just amazing' to reach £20,000 charity target after four marathons in 24 hours

15 July 2021
Highland League manager says it feels 'just amazing' to reach £20,000 charity target after four marathons in 24 hours

Highland League manager says it feels 'just amazing' to reach £20,000 charity target after four marathons in 24 hours

15 July 2021

Quadruple marathon runner Steven Mackay says it feels "just amazing" to have achieved his £20,000 fundraising target for disadvantaged youngsters.


Highland man's cancer diagnosis led to life-affirming collection of tales

26 June 2021
Highland man's cancer diagnosis led to life-affirming collection of tales

Highland man's cancer diagnosis led to life-affirming collection of tales

26 June 2021

When Donald MacDonald was being treated in hospital for leukaemia he decided to put his time to good use by writing a book about his life.


Brora manager Steven Mackay sets off from Wick to Inverness in bid to run four marathons in 24 hours

25 June 2021
Brora manager Steven Mackay sets off from Wick to Inverness in bid to run four marathons in 24 hours

Brora manager Steven Mackay sets off from Wick to Inverness in bid to run four marathons in 24 hours

25 June 2021

Brora Rangers manager Steven Mackay is off and running in his bid to complete a quadruple marathon in time for his 40th birthday tomorrow.


New Highland tourism group has global ambitions

19 June 2021
New Highland tourism group has global ambitions

New Highland tourism group has global ambitions

19 June 2021

A new business tourism group has set a target for the Highlands to become one of the world’s leading sustainable destinations.


Councillors call for a share of renewable energy profits to be invested in Highland roads

13 May 2021
Councillors call for a share of renewable energy profits to be invested in Highland roads

Councillors call for a share of renewable energy profits to be invested in Highland roads

13 May 2021

Councillors are calling for some of the profits from renewable energy schemes in the Highlands to be set aside to help improve the region's roads.


Anja 'proud and excited' to take on role as Highland youth convener

12 May 2021
Anja 'proud and excited' to take on role as Highland youth convener

Anja 'proud and excited' to take on role as Highland youth convener

12 May 2021

Newly appointed Highland youth convener Anja Johnston says she will be looking to focus on mental health as part of the year-long role.


Highland charity worker 'shocked and disgusted' by dirty deed at historic castle

30 April 2021
Highland charity worker 'shocked and disgusted' by dirty deed at historic castle

Highland charity worker 'shocked and disgusted' by dirty deed at historic castle

30 April 2021

Charity worker Karen Haden-Homer was “shocked and disgusted” to find that someone had used a historic Highland castle as a makeshift toilet.


'The eeriness leaves you on the edge of your seat... and the landscape really plays a part'

16 April 2021
'The eeriness leaves you on the edge of your seat... and the landscape really plays a part'

'The eeriness leaves you on the edge of your seat... and the landscape really plays a part'

16 April 2021

WATCH: Highland actress Helen Mackay is excited about today's UK video-on-demand release of Playhouse, a supernatural thriller set in the far north.


North MSP calls for transplant patient to be among first in line for vaccine

15 January 2021
North MSP calls for transplant patient to be among first in line for vaccine

North MSP calls for transplant patient to be among first in line for vaccine

15 January 2021

North MSP Edward Mountain has welcomed Nicola Sturgeon's response to his plea for transplant patients to be prioritised for the Covid-19 vaccine.


A9 closure due to accident

10 November 2020
A9 closure due to accident

A9 closure due to accident

10 November 2020

The A9 has been closed in both directions at Dunbeath by a road accident this morning.


Body of woman found in Highland town formally identified

04 November 2020
Body of woman found in Highland town formally identified

Body of woman found in Highland town formally identified

04 November 2020

The body of a woman found in Wick on Sunday has been formally identified, with police saying there are no suspicious circumstances.


Adult learners in the Highlands to benefit from funding for new devices

03 November 2020
Adult learners in the Highlands to benefit from funding for new devices

Adult learners in the Highlands to benefit from funding for new devices

03 November 2020

A scheme aimed at getting digitally excluded people online is set to benefit adult learners in the Highlands.


NHS Highland staff urged to get flu vaccine

30 October 2020
NHS Highland staff urged to get flu vaccine

NHS Highland staff urged to get flu vaccine

30 October 2020

NHS Highland's staff flu vaccination programme is well under way, with employees across all areas taking the opportunity to get their jab.


Families are urged to avoid guising this Halloween

27 October 2020
Families are urged to avoid guising this Halloween

Families are urged to avoid guising this Halloween

27 October 2020

Families and children are being urged to avoid guising this Halloween to minimise the risk of spreading coronavirus.


Face coverings become mandatory in workplace canteens

16 October 2020
Face coverings become mandatory in workplace canteens

Face coverings become mandatory in workplace canteens

16 October 2020

Face coverings are now mandatory in staff canteens, and the same rule will apply from the start of next week in other communal workplace areas.


Highland Council issues reminder on how to get support

13 October 2020
Highland Council issues reminder on how to get support

Highland Council issues reminder on how to get support

13 October 2020

Highland Council has issued a reminder that a full range of support is still available – even though its offices remain closed to the public.


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