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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.


Heroic health service workers inspire blood bike name

31 July 2020
Heroic health service workers inspire blood bike name

Heroic health service workers inspire blood bike name

31 July 2020

The first blood bike to be based in the far north has been named in honour of NHS workers fighting Covid-19.


North MP starts campaign to introduce roadside camping congestion charge

29 July 2020
North MP starts campaign to introduce roadside camping congestion charge

North MP starts campaign to introduce roadside camping congestion charge

29 July 2020

North MP Jamie Stone has started a campaign to introduce a roadside camping congestion charge in the far north.


'Wonderful news for the north' as UK government backs Flow Country for World Heritage Site status

28 July 2020
'Wonderful news for the north' as UK government backs Flow Country for World Heritage Site status

'Wonderful news for the north' as UK government backs Flow Country for World Heritage Site status

28 July 2020

The bid to secure World Heritage Site status for the Flow Country took huge step forward today as the UK government pledged its support.


Warning to public on illegal dumping 'chancers' advertising on social media

19 July 2020
Warning to public on illegal dumping 'chancers' advertising on social media

Warning to public on illegal dumping 'chancers' advertising on social media

19 July 2020

"Chancers" advertising illegal waste collections on social media sites are being targeted by Scotland’s environmental regulator.


NHS Highland staff raise £2.3k in virtual challenge from Land’s End to John O’Groats

04 July 2020
NHS Highland staff raise £2.3k in virtual challenge from Land’s End to John O’Groats

NHS Highland staff raise £2.3k in virtual challenge from Land’s End to John O’Groats

04 July 2020

Sixteen staff members from NHS Highland have raised more than £2300 for charity after travelling the equivalent of Land’s End to John O’Groats.


HIE plays its part as rural communities offered tourism expertise to support local recovery

04 July 2020
HIE plays its part as rural communities offered tourism expertise to support local recovery

HIE plays its part as rural communities offered tourism expertise to support local recovery

04 July 2020

A new programme will help community development organisations and social enterprises support the recovery of rural Scotland’s tourism sector.


HIE makes £1.5m investment in space firm’s satellite launch vehicle development programme

03 July 2020
HIE makes £1.5m investment in space firm’s satellite launch vehicle development programme

HIE makes £1.5m investment in space firm’s satellite launch vehicle development programme

03 July 2020

Orbex has secured investment of up to £1.5 million from HIE in a move that has great significance for the planned Sutherland spaceport.


R100 failure 'could affect viability of living and working in Highlands and Islands'

03 July 2020
R100 failure 'could affect viability of living and working in Highlands and Islands'

R100 failure 'could affect viability of living and working in Highlands and Islands'

03 July 2020

Lib Dems have warned that a failure to deliver the R100 programme could affect the viability of living and working in the Highlands and Islands.


Council gives health and safety advice and support to businesses

07 June 2020
Council gives health and safety advice and support to businesses

Council gives health and safety advice and support to businesses

07 June 2020

Highland Council says there has been "a high level of compliance" among businesses in the region over Scottish Government coronavirus guidelines.


Three coronavirus cases treated at Highland hospital in past fortnight

07 April 2020
Three coronavirus cases treated at Highland hospital in past fortnight

Three coronavirus cases treated at Highland hospital in past fortnight

07 April 2020

Three cases of confirmed Covid-19 have been treated at Caithness General Hospital over the past two weeks.


Apprentice mechanics show driving ambition

03 June 2019
Apprentice mechanics show driving ambition

Apprentice mechanics show driving ambition

03 June 2019

Seven Highland Council apprentices studying with Moray Firth Training have reached the end of their third year.


Coastal highlights by the stackful

24 March 2018
Coastal highlights by the stackful

Coastal highlights by the stackful

24 March 2018

IT wasn’t yet 7am and already I’d seen two things that lifted the spirits: first the sun rising into an almost cloudless March sky, then a…


MPs show support for inaugural hero awards

29 October 2017
MPs show support for inaugural hero awards

MPs show support for inaugural hero awards

29 October 2017

The awards are being organised by Scottish Provincial Press (SPP) to honour the local heroes within our communities and have captured the imagination…


Never hurry de Moray

28 October 2017
Never hurry de Moray

Never hurry de Moray

28 October 2017

ANDREW de Moray was a towering figure in Scottish history, so it seems fitting that his memorial should rise high above the surrounding Black Isle landscape.…


Macmillan nurse was an 'angel' in family's hour of need

24 September 2017
Macmillan nurse was an 'angel' in family's hour of need

Macmillan nurse was an 'angel' in family's hour of need

24 September 2017

MACMILLAN nurse Susan Morrison epitomises everything that is good about health care in the Highlands as far as businesswoman Cecilia Grigor is concerned.


'Teachers can help transform the lives of our children'

08 September 2017
'Teachers can help transform the lives of our children'

'Teachers can help transform the lives of our children'

08 September 2017

INSPIRATIONAL teachers go out of their way to provide support, guidance and encouragement to ensure our children are equipped to achieve their full potential…


Time to reward neighbours who do their bit

02 September 2017
Time to reward neighbours who do their bit

Time to reward neighbours who do their bit

02 September 2017

STAFF at Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) understand the value of being a good neighbour – they see it in the way people rally…


Comic fan hails real-life heroes

25 August 2017
Comic fan hails real-life heroes

Comic fan hails real-life heroes

25 August 2017

THEY are better known for their obsession with fictional superheroes but the organisers of the Highlands’ new comic convention are even more passionate…


The island that was left behind

01 July 2017
The island that was left behind

The island that was left behind

01 July 2017

I HAD often gazed across the Pentland Firth at the low-lying island of Stroma and been met by the blank stare of its windowless, long-abandoned cottages.…


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