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An Teallach project wins €60,000 to support long-term path and peatland works

20 December 2023
An Teallach project wins €60,000 to support long-term path and peatland works

An Teallach project wins €60,000 to support long-term path and peatland works

20 December 2023

A European funding package has secured essential conservation works on a popular Wester Ross mountain until at least 2025.


A9 crash appeal: Police seek dashcam footage of BMW and HGV involved in collision near Invergordon

19 December 2023
A9 crash appeal: Police seek dashcam footage of BMW and HGV involved in collision near Invergordon

A9 crash appeal: Police seek dashcam footage of BMW and HGV involved in collision near Invergordon

19 December 2023

A woman is in a critical condition and a man was left with serious injuries after a crash on the A9 near Invergordon on Tuesday.


ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Magic of the map is more of a pull than reindeer!

18 December 2023
ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Magic of the map is more of a pull than reindeer!

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Magic of the map is more of a pull than reindeer!

18 December 2023

A Christmas visit to the reindeer is bypassed for a walk through the forest, as John Davidson lets his son take over the navigating


Warning that winter in Highland mountains leaves 'little room for error'

13 December 2023
Warning that winter in Highland mountains leaves 'little room for error'

Warning that winter in Highland mountains leaves 'little room for error'

13 December 2023

The Highlands can be transformed in winter, but people are being warned that conditions can leave little room for error in the hills.


ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Loch Ness run heads for the heart of darkness

11 December 2023
ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Loch Ness run heads for the heart of darkness

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Loch Ness run heads for the heart of darkness

11 December 2023

John Davidson takes to the trails on South Loch Ness-side with his headtorch as the light fades for a late afternoon winter run


ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Cuillin view is high point on walk at Plock of Kyle

04 December 2023
ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Cuillin view is high point on walk at Plock of Kyle

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Cuillin view is high point on walk at Plock of Kyle

04 December 2023

John Davidson spends some time at the end of the line and discovers the Plock of Kyle offers a superb vantage point to see the mighty Cuillin hills


British Alpinist Fay Manners hopes to be role model for young women in sport

01 December 2023
British Alpinist Fay Manners hopes to be role model for young women in sport

British Alpinist Fay Manners hopes to be role model for young women in sport

01 December 2023

Internationally renowned UK climber Fay Manners told an audience in Aviemore that she wants to encourage young women to follow their passion for sport


Sleigh bells ringing for Inverness cycle campaign ride

30 November 2023
Sleigh bells ringing for Inverness cycle campaign ride

Sleigh bells ringing for Inverness cycle campaign ride

30 November 2023

If you hear bells ringing this weekend, it is not Santa coming early – but it could be Kidical Mass cyclists who are planning a special festive ride.


ACTIVE OUTDOORS: On the high road above Glen Shiel

27 November 2023
ACTIVE OUTDOORS: On the high road above Glen Shiel

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: On the high road above Glen Shiel

27 November 2023

A wet Munro mission in Kintail as John Davidson heads onto the South Glen Shiel Ridge with his head in the clouds


PICTURES: Highland Cross organisers celebrate record-breaking fundraising year with almost £330,000 raised

26 November 2023
PICTURES: Highland Cross organisers celebrate record-breaking fundraising year with almost £330,000 raised

PICTURES: Highland Cross organisers celebrate record-breaking fundraising year with almost £330,000 raised

26 November 2023

Organisers of the annual Highland Cross challenge event have praised the outstanding efforts of teams after a record-breaking year for fundraising.


Highland Cross smashes fundraising record after 'outstanding' effort

23 November 2023
Highland Cross smashes fundraising record after 'outstanding' effort

Highland Cross smashes fundraising record after 'outstanding' effort

23 November 2023

Organisers of the annual Highland Cross challenge event have praised the outstanding efforts of teams after a record-breaking year for fundraising.


ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Looking into the abyss at Evanton's Black Rock Gorge and community wood

20 November 2023
ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Looking into the abyss at Evanton's Black Rock Gorge and community wood

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Looking into the abyss at Evanton's Black Rock Gorge and community wood

20 November 2023

John Davidson visits the community woodland in Evanton and takes a walk to visit the dramatic Black Rock Gorge


Story of city captured in latest book of Inverness Remembered

17 November 2023
Story of city captured in latest book of Inverness Remembered

Story of city captured in latest book of Inverness Remembered

17 November 2023

Volume XIX of the ever-popular series is now available in time for Christmas – find out more here


ACTIVE OUTDOORS: A bridge too far on Tomatin village walk

13 November 2023
ACTIVE OUTDOORS: A bridge too far on Tomatin village walk

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: A bridge too far on Tomatin village walk

13 November 2023

John Davidson enjoys a peaceful autumn stroll on a loop of the village that sees some fascinating architecture as well as the wild River Findhorn


PICTURES: Youngsters shine at Kidical Mass as bright cyclists pedal on Inverness

07 November 2023
PICTURES: Youngsters shine at Kidical Mass as bright cyclists pedal on Inverness

PICTURES: Youngsters shine at Kidical Mass as bright cyclists pedal on Inverness

07 November 2023

A unique tandem and the youngest ever participant were among the highlights of November’s Kidical Mass ride through the streets of Inverness.


ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Bridging ancient rights of way through Tilt and Feshie glens

06 November 2023
ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Bridging ancient rights of way through Tilt and Feshie glens

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Bridging ancient rights of way through Tilt and Feshie glens

06 November 2023

John Davidson heads back in time to re-live a challenging mountain bike route through the Cairngorms


PICTURES AND VIDEO: Light show spectacular at Inverness bonfire and fireworks

05 November 2023
PICTURES AND VIDEO: Light show spectacular at Inverness bonfire and fireworks

PICTURES AND VIDEO: Light show spectacular at Inverness bonfire and fireworks

05 November 2023

Bonfire Night went off with a bang at Bught Park in Inverness as people turned up in droves to enjoy the annual fireworks display.


Kidical Mass cyclists in Inverness urged to glow for it this weekend!

03 November 2023
Kidical Mass cyclists in Inverness urged to glow for it this weekend!

Kidical Mass cyclists in Inverness urged to glow for it this weekend!

03 November 2023

Young cyclists are being urged to glow with the flow at this weekend’s Kidical Mass event in Inverness.


Scottish SPCA to host pet fostering event in Inverness

02 November 2023
Scottish SPCA to host pet fostering event in Inverness

Scottish SPCA to host pet fostering event in Inverness

02 November 2023

People in Inverness are being encouraged to find out more about being an animal fosterer at an event next week.


ACTIVE OUTDOORS: North orienteers put skills to test at Tulliallan junior contest

30 October 2023
ACTIVE OUTDOORS: North orienteers put skills to test at Tulliallan junior contest

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: North orienteers put skills to test at Tulliallan junior contest

30 October 2023

Junior orienteers gathered in Clackmannanshire for the annual inter areas competition, with the North team up against others from the East and West.


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