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Experts share tips to use your phone or GPS to navigate safely in the mountains

17 January 2023
Experts share tips to use your phone or GPS to navigate safely in the mountains

Experts share tips to use your phone or GPS to navigate safely in the mountains

17 January 2023

Hill walkers who use GPS or mobile phones for navigation in the mountains are being given some expert advice to help keep them safe.


ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Finding fossils on beach walk with a difference

16 January 2023
ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Finding fossils on beach walk with a difference

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Finding fossils on beach walk with a difference

16 January 2023

John Davidson and his family head for the Black Isle to follow in the footsteps of famed Cromarty geologist, writer and naturalist Hugh Miller


Shorter option introduced for Cape Wrath Ultra running event

15 January 2023
Shorter option introduced for Cape Wrath Ultra running event

Shorter option introduced for Cape Wrath Ultra running event

15 January 2023

A multi-day 400km run culminating in a finish in the far north-west is offering people a – relatively – gentler experience.


Bikes on buses scheme to expand across Highlands

14 January 2023
Bikes on buses scheme to expand across Highlands

Bikes on buses scheme to expand across Highlands

14 January 2023

A pilot service operating into Caithness which let people carry bikes on buses is to be extended to other routes across the Highlands and Islands.


Loch Morlich Running Festival kick-starts new year fitness push at Glenmore

10 January 2023
Loch Morlich Running Festival kick-starts new year fitness push at Glenmore

Loch Morlich Running Festival kick-starts new year fitness push at Glenmore

10 January 2023

Hundreds of people began the new year by getting their fitness goals off to the perfect start at Loch Morlich near Aviemore at the weekend.


Man arrested after A9 crash at Aviemore

10 January 2023
Man arrested after A9 crash at Aviemore

Man arrested after A9 crash at Aviemore

10 January 2023

A man has been arrested in connection with a crash on the A9 close to Aviemore on Monday.


Nairn journalist Donald Wilson wins lifetime achievement award

10 January 2023
Nairn journalist Donald Wilson wins lifetime achievement award

Nairn journalist Donald Wilson wins lifetime achievement award

10 January 2023

Donald Wilson, who recently retired after 51 years in journalism, has been awarded the Barron Trophy for lifetime achievement in the business.


Man taken to hospital after crash closes A9 at Aviemore

09 January 2023
Man taken to hospital after crash closes A9 at Aviemore

Man taken to hospital after crash closes A9 at Aviemore

09 January 2023

The A9 was closed in both directions near Aviemore due to an accident on Monday afternoon in which a man was injured.


ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Getting back to nature in heart of the city

09 January 2023
ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Getting back to nature in heart of the city

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Getting back to nature in heart of the city

09 January 2023

John Davidson heads out on a walk from Inverness to explore a local nature reserve that is a haven for wildlife, as well as a peaceful spot for humans


New Golden Axe film award will honour climber Rob Brown at 2023 Fort William Mountain Festival

06 January 2023
New Golden Axe film award will honour climber Rob Brown at 2023 Fort William Mountain Festival

New Golden Axe film award will honour climber Rob Brown at 2023 Fort William Mountain Festival

06 January 2023

A new adventure film competition has been launched in memory of Fort William climber Rob Brown who died on Ben Nevis last year.


ACTIVE OUTDOORS: A winter wonderland on Glen Affric trails

02 January 2023
ACTIVE OUTDOORS: A winter wonderland on Glen Affric trails

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: A winter wonderland on Glen Affric trails

02 January 2023

'Bears', birds and snowball fights on a family walk at Dog Falls in Glen Affric national nature reserve


CHRIS TAYLOR: Tourism industry in Highlands looks ahead to opportunities in 2023

01 January 2023
CHRIS TAYLOR: Tourism industry in Highlands looks ahead to opportunities in 2023

CHRIS TAYLOR: Tourism industry in Highlands looks ahead to opportunities in 2023

01 January 2023

VisitScotland’s destination development director, Chris Taylor, reflects on tourism over the last 12 months and how the sector can thrive in 2023


NHS Highland: Most Scots willing to offer a kidney to family member

28 December 2022
NHS Highland: Most Scots willing to offer a kidney to family member

NHS Highland: Most Scots willing to offer a kidney to family member

28 December 2022

NHS Highland is highlighting the vital role of living kidney donation after new research shows most people would be willing to help a loved one.


ACTIVE OUTDOORS: More seasons of adventure to look forward to in 2023

26 December 2022
ACTIVE OUTDOORS: More seasons of adventure to look forward to in 2023

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: More seasons of adventure to look forward to in 2023

26 December 2022

PICTURE SPECIAL: John Davidson selects more of his favourite images from the Active Outdoors series as he looks forward to what 2023 holds in store


Review panel will visit Smiddy Field at Knocknagael to decide appeal over community asset transfer

26 December 2022
Review panel will visit Smiddy Field at Knocknagael to decide appeal over community asset transfer

Review panel will visit Smiddy Field at Knocknagael to decide appeal over community asset transfer

26 December 2022

Campaigners behind plans to transform a green space in Inverness are hoping a refusal to sell them government land will be overturned.


Charity Age Scotland offers advice on how to avoid slips and trips this winter

26 December 2022
Charity Age Scotland offers advice on how to avoid slips and trips this winter

Charity Age Scotland offers advice on how to avoid slips and trips this winter

26 December 2022

Age Scotland, the national charity for older people, has issued advice on how to avoid falling this winter to prevent a trip to the hospital.


Plea to hill walkers and mountaineers in Scotland to be prepared for extremes

26 December 2022
Plea to hill walkers and mountaineers in Scotland to be prepared for extremes

Plea to hill walkers and mountaineers in Scotland to be prepared for extremes

26 December 2022

Police are reminding people heading for the Scottish hills this winter to be fully prepared for extreme conditions.


ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Events and exploring during a busy year of action in the Highlands

19 December 2022
ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Events and exploring during a busy year of action in the Highlands

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Events and exploring during a busy year of action in the Highlands

19 December 2022

John Davidson selects some of his favourite images from 2022 as he looks back on the return of some of his best-loved events in a memorable year


How to find help with mental health and suicidal feelings this winter

16 December 2022
How to find help with mental health and suicidal feelings this winter

How to find help with mental health and suicidal feelings this winter

16 December 2022

People in the Highlands are being urged to speak out rather than suffer in silence this Christmas.


Mountain experts urge people to find reliable information on Scotland's winter hills

09 December 2022
Mountain experts urge people to find reliable information on Scotland's winter hills

Mountain experts urge people to find reliable information on Scotland's winter hills

09 December 2022

With the first signs of real winter weather, mountain safety organisations are urging people heading for the hills to "ThinkWINTER".


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