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Call for new 'outdoors champion' to encourage inclusive access

18 March 2021
Call for new 'outdoors champion' to encourage inclusive access

Call for new 'outdoors champion' to encourage inclusive access

18 March 2021

A champion of the outdoors is needed to help Scotland capitalise on the enthusiasm for being active in nature, according to a number of organisations.


Scottish mountain rescue teams get new state-of-the-art radios

17 March 2021
Scottish mountain rescue teams get new state-of-the-art radios

Scottish mountain rescue teams get new state-of-the-art radios

17 March 2021

A £1 million project to replace emergency radios used in some of the most extreme environments by mountain rescue volunteers has been completed.


Latest figures show 25 new Covid-19 cases in NHS Highland area

13 March 2021
Latest figures show 25 new Covid-19 cases in NHS Highland area

Latest figures show 25 new Covid-19 cases in NHS Highland area

13 March 2021

There were 25 new cases of Covid-19 recorded across the NHS Highland area in the latest 24-hour period, figures released on Saturday showed.


Beinn Eighe crash victims to be honoured at RAF base

12 March 2021
Beinn Eighe crash victims to be honoured at RAF base

Beinn Eighe crash victims to be honoured at RAF base

12 March 2021

Members of the RAF Lossiemouth mountain rescue team will not be able to take on a memorial climb on the 70th anniversary of an air crash.


WATCH: Police Scotland introduce what3words app – but warn people to be prepared

11 March 2021
WATCH: Police Scotland introduce what3words app – but warn people to be prepared

WATCH: Police Scotland introduce what3words app – but warn people to be prepared

11 March 2021

People venturing into remote countryside are being urged to be prepared – despite the police having a new high-tech tool at their disposal.


Path users warned to expect delays due to felling

10 March 2021
Path users warned to expect delays due to felling

Path users warned to expect delays due to felling

10 March 2021

Users of trails in the Great Glen are being warned to expect delays as forestry work lasting 12 months gets under way.


Highland Council sends letter as more pupils prepare to return to school on Monday

10 March 2021
Highland Council sends letter as more pupils prepare to return to school on Monday

Highland Council sends letter as more pupils prepare to return to school on Monday

10 March 2021

Parents have been updated on the situation regarding the next phase of schools reopening across the Highlands.


Breabach's awakening gives something back to venues

05 March 2021
Breabach's awakening gives something back to venues

Breabach's awakening gives something back to venues

05 March 2021

Watch the trailer for Dùsgadh as John Davidson reviews an 'evening with Breabach' on the band's virtual tour as it stops at Findhorn's Universal Hall


Battling the wind to reach a trig point

05 March 2021
Battling the wind to reach a trig point

Battling the wind to reach a trig point

05 March 2021

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: John Davidson and his daughter enjoy a sense of adventure on a winter walk to a summit close to home


NHS Highland area records 10 new Covid cases again

28 February 2021
NHS Highland area records 10 new Covid cases again

NHS Highland area records 10 new Covid cases again

28 February 2021

Ten new coronavirus cases have been recorded in the NHS Highland area for the second day in succession.


Loch Ness 360 Challenge postponed until 2022

26 February 2021
Loch Ness 360 Challenge postponed until 2022

Loch Ness 360 Challenge postponed until 2022

26 February 2021

A round Loch Ness event scheduled to take place at the end of May has been postponed following the latest update on the easing of restrictions.


Network of walking and cycling trails across Scotland provides £1.9 billion boost

16 February 2021
Network of walking and cycling trails across Scotland provides £1.9 billion boost

Network of walking and cycling trails across Scotland provides £1.9 billion boost

16 February 2021

Walkers and cyclists have helped boost local economies by £1.9 billion , according to a new report on the impact of a national network of trails.


Lifetime of adventure awaits for February babies

13 February 2021
Lifetime of adventure awaits for February babies

Lifetime of adventure awaits for February babies

13 February 2021

Babies born this month are being offered a lifetime of adventures with free membership of Hostelling Scotland.


NHS Highland registers 28 new Covid cases

13 February 2021
NHS Highland registers 28 new Covid cases

NHS Highland registers 28 new Covid cases

13 February 2021

TWENTY-eight positive tests for Covid-19 were recorded across the NHS Highland health board area in the past 24 hours.


Blinkers on for classic ridge scramble

12 February 2021
Blinkers on for classic ridge scramble

Blinkers on for classic ridge scramble

12 February 2021

John Davidson looks back on a classic mountain scramble, when he and Peter Evans took on the Forcan Ridge to reach the Munro summit of The Saddle


Plea to 'stay local' after parked cars cause danger in Glenmore

11 February 2021
Plea to 'stay local' after parked cars cause danger in Glenmore

Plea to 'stay local' after parked cars cause danger in Glenmore

11 February 2021

People from outwith the area are being asked to avoid Glenmore after claims that rows of parked cars have been causing a danger to people.


Getting closer to nature during lockdown

05 February 2021
Getting closer to nature during lockdown

Getting closer to nature during lockdown

05 February 2021

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: John Davidson finds much to embrace in the natural world as he explores the trails from his doorstep


REVIEW: Day Walks in Fort William & Glen Coe

30 January 2021
REVIEW: Day Walks in Fort William & Glen Coe

REVIEW: Day Walks in Fort William & Glen Coe

30 January 2021

If you’re looking for post-pandemic inspiration, Paul and Helen Webster have just penned another walking guide, this time to Fort William and Glen Coe


Lockdown has sparked new interest in outdoors

29 January 2021
Lockdown has sparked new interest in outdoors

Lockdown has sparked new interest in outdoors

29 January 2021

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: John Davidson speaks to Paul Webster of Walk Highlands about getting back to nature in lockdown and preparing for another busy summer


Charities call for Scotland to 'Walk Back Better'

28 January 2021
Charities call for Scotland to 'Walk Back Better'

Charities call for Scotland to 'Walk Back Better'

28 January 2021

Walking charities in Scotland have joined forces to call on the Scottish Government to improve access to safe and accessible walking networks.


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