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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.


Wildlife discovery centre gets £1m funding boost

07 October 2020
Wildlife discovery centre gets £1m funding boost

Wildlife discovery centre gets £1m funding boost

07 October 2020

Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) has given £1 million funding towards Highland Wildlife Park plans for a new visitor centre.


Praise for staff working with Care and Learning Alliance

05 October 2020
Praise for staff working with Care and Learning Alliance

Praise for staff working with Care and Learning Alliance

05 October 2020

Staff of the Care and Learning Alliance (CALA) have been praised for making it a successful year despite the difficulties posed by coronavirus.


Lorna's online films raise awareness of Highland archive collections

04 September 2020
Lorna's online films raise awareness of Highland archive collections

Lorna's online films raise awareness of Highland archive collections

04 September 2020

Short educational films shown online over the past few months have led to an increased awareness of archive collections held in the Highlands.


Highland spaceport development takes another step forward

31 August 2020
Highland spaceport development takes another step forward

Highland spaceport development takes another step forward

31 August 2020

Plans to establish a vertical launch site for satellites in north Sutherland have taken another step forward.


Highland fundraiser urges: Get your kilt on to raise funds for Marie Curie

30 August 2020
Highland fundraiser urges: Get your kilt on to raise funds for Marie Curie

Highland fundraiser urges: Get your kilt on to raise funds for Marie Curie

30 August 2020

The charity Marie Curie is encouraging walkers, runners, cyclists even golfers to don their tartan and sign up to the Virtual Kiltwalk Weekend.


It's easy... if you get weather and tide right

26 August 2020
It's easy... if you get weather and tide right

It's easy... if you get weather and tide right

26 August 2020

OUT AND ABOUT WITH RALPH Timing is crucial when exploring the amazing coast around Duncansby Head by kayak


WATCH: Aerial view of newly completed £9.6m Berriedale Braes project

25 August 2020
WATCH: Aerial view of newly completed £9.6m Berriedale Braes project

WATCH: Aerial view of newly completed £9.6m Berriedale Braes project

25 August 2020

The full scale of the £9.6 million road realignment project at Berriedale has been highlighted in a video from Transport Scotland.


John O'Groats Trail start and finish signs are installed

24 August 2020
John O'Groats Trail start and finish signs are installed

John O'Groats Trail start and finish signs are installed

24 August 2020

Marker signs have been installed at John O'Groats for the benefit of walkers either starting or finishing a 147-mile coastal trail.


Orkney land works begin in £30m electricity cable replacement scheme in Pentland Firth

24 August 2020
Orkney land works begin in £30m electricity cable replacement scheme in Pentland Firth

Orkney land works begin in £30m electricity cable replacement scheme in Pentland Firth

24 August 2020

Work is progressing well on a £30m programme to replace one of the two submarine electricity distribution cables connecting Orkney to Caithness.


WATCH: Highland Council approve Sutherland spaceport plans

19 August 2020
WATCH: Highland Council approve Sutherland spaceport plans

WATCH: Highland Council approve Sutherland spaceport plans

19 August 2020

The £17.3 million plan to launch satellites into orbit from the north coast of Sutherland have been approved by Highland Council.


Tourist boss confident of "rebalancing" of sector following surge of visitors to the Highlands

14 August 2020
Tourist boss confident of "rebalancing" of sector following surge of visitors to the Highlands

Tourist boss confident of "rebalancing" of sector following surge of visitors to the Highlands

14 August 2020

Lord Thurso, chairman of VisitScotland, says he shares the frustration over the actions of some tourists but that 2020 will be seen as an exception.


Highlands and Islands MSP seeking answers on why some schools were not ready to reopen

12 August 2020
Highlands and Islands MSP seeking answers on why some schools were not ready to reopen

Highlands and Islands MSP seeking answers on why some schools were not ready to reopen

12 August 2020

North MSP Rhoda Grant is seeking answers after it emerged that some schools in the Highland Council area are not opening today as had been planned.


Royal visit and thanks for Caithness General Hospital staff for their dedication during pandemic

01 August 2020
Royal visit and thanks for Caithness General Hospital staff for their dedication during pandemic

Royal visit and thanks for Caithness General Hospital staff for their dedication during pandemic

01 August 2020

There was royal recognition for the work of frontline NHS staff when Prince Charles paid a visit to Caithness General Hospital.


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