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Green MSP for Highlands says child payment is making a ‘vital difference’ to families

05 September 2023
Green MSP for Highlands says child payment is making a ‘vital difference’ to families

Green MSP for Highlands says child payment is making a ‘vital difference’ to families

05 September 2023

A Highland Green MSP has claimed that one of the party’s key commitments in the deal with the SNP shows it is making a positive impact.


PICTURES: North Kessock RNLI team among runners in Loch Ness 24 event

31 August 2023
PICTURES: North Kessock RNLI team among runners in Loch Ness 24 event

PICTURES: North Kessock RNLI team among runners in Loch Ness 24 event

31 August 2023

Crew and volunteers from the North Kessock lifeboat were among hundreds of runners who took on a gruelling 24-hour challenge on the edge of Loch Ness.


Kidical Mass set to return to Inverness streets with plea to ‘limit traffic, not our children’

30 August 2023
Kidical Mass set to return to Inverness streets with plea to ‘limit traffic, not our children’

Kidical Mass set to return to Inverness streets with plea to ‘limit traffic, not our children’

30 August 2023

Campaigners are marking the second anniversary of the Kidical Mass children’s bike ride in Inverness this weekend


ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Touching the past on walk to hill fort

28 August 2023
ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Touching the past on walk to hill fort

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Touching the past on walk to hill fort

28 August 2023

A vitrified hill fort at Knockfarrel and the Eagle Stone in Strathpeffer are visited by John Davidson on this walk in Ross-shire


Course records broken as solo runners smash it at Loch Ness 24

28 August 2023
Course records broken as solo runners smash it at Loch Ness 24

Course records broken as solo runners smash it at Loch Ness 24

28 August 2023

Runners returning for the second Loch Ness 24 challenge at the weekend endured contrasting conditions to the inaugural event last year.


Loch Ness 24 event returns as hundreds of runners face endurance test

24 August 2023
Loch Ness 24 event returns as hundreds of runners face endurance test

Loch Ness 24 event returns as hundreds of runners face endurance test

24 August 2023

Runners from around the world are set to descend on Loch Ness this weekend for the return of a 24-hour endurance race.


ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Home and dry after soaking on Cairngorms gravel bike ride

21 August 2023
ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Home and dry after soaking on Cairngorms gravel bike ride

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Home and dry after soaking on Cairngorms gravel bike ride

21 August 2023

John Davidson takes his young son on a mountain bike adventure – only to be battered by torrential rain – making for a memorable outing


Cairngorms ready for cycling boom after success of UCI Cycling World Championships

17 August 2023
Cairngorms ready for cycling boom after success of UCI Cycling World Championships

Cairngorms ready for cycling boom after success of UCI Cycling World Championships

17 August 2023

Businesses in the Cairngorms are hoping to take advantage of a boom in cycling following the UCI Cycling World Championships this summer.


Still time for children to complete reading challenge after fun summer activities at Highland libraries

16 August 2023
Still time for children to complete reading challenge after fun summer activities at Highland libraries

Still time for children to complete reading challenge after fun summer activities at Highland libraries

16 August 2023

Families around the Highlands have been enjoying a range of activities put on over the summer holidays thanks to their local libraries.


Inverness orienteers make their mark at Moray 2023 Scottish 6 Days event

11 August 2023
Inverness orienteers make their mark at Moray 2023 Scottish 6 Days event

Inverness orienteers make their mark at Moray 2023 Scottish 6 Days event

11 August 2023

Inverness orienteers enjoyed a string of successes at the 2023 Scottish 6 Days event held in Moray.


ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Wildlife wonders on woodland trail above Loch Ness

07 August 2023
ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Wildlife wonders on woodland trail above Loch Ness

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Wildlife wonders on woodland trail above Loch Ness

07 August 2023

John Davidson embarks on a forest walk to a secluded lochan in the forest above Loch Ness


ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Getting a real taste of sea kayaking on Shetland adventure

31 July 2023
ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Getting a real taste of sea kayaking on Shetland adventure

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Getting a real taste of sea kayaking on Shetland adventure

31 July 2023

John Davidson shares his love of kayaking with a family experience while on holiday in the northern isles


ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Sky high feeling on Beinn Eighe Mountain Trail

24 July 2023
ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Sky high feeling on Beinn Eighe Mountain Trail

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Sky high feeling on Beinn Eighe Mountain Trail

24 July 2023

John Davidson helps his children get a new perspective with a challenging hill walk in Wester Ross


Highland health walk leaders needed as Paths For All charity looks for volunteers

19 July 2023
Highland health walk leaders needed as Paths For All charity looks for volunteers

Highland health walk leaders needed as Paths For All charity looks for volunteers

19 July 2023

Keen walkers across the Highlands are being urged to step up to lead health walks in the region.


ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Battling early starts and steep hills on cycle to Culloden Battlefield

03 July 2023
ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Battling early starts and steep hills on cycle to Culloden Battlefield

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Battling early starts and steep hills on cycle to Culloden Battlefield

03 July 2023

John Davidson enjoys the peace of an early morning ride to visit the battlefield and Clava Cairns before returning to Inverness on some great roads


INTERVIEW: Dealing with dirty camping at Glenmore is an ongoing challenge

30 June 2023
INTERVIEW: Dealing with dirty camping at Glenmore is an ongoing challenge

INTERVIEW: Dealing with dirty camping at Glenmore is an ongoing challenge

30 June 2023

John Davidson speaks to Paul Hibberd of Forestry and Land Scotland about dealing with problem campers at Highland hotspots during the summer holidays


Inverness orienteering juniors take second place at national competition

27 June 2023
Inverness orienteering juniors take second place at national competition

Inverness orienteering juniors take second place at national competition

27 June 2023

Inverness Orienteering Club claimed second place at a national junior competition – only the third time the club has achieved this position.


Training on offer to help Highland groups tackle cost-of-living crisis

27 June 2023
Training on offer to help Highland groups tackle cost-of-living crisis

Training on offer to help Highland groups tackle cost-of-living crisis

27 June 2023

A community organisation has teamed up with a Highland climate group to provide help with tackling the cost-of-living crisis.


ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Signs of the times on Wade’s road to Inverness

26 June 2023
ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Signs of the times on Wade’s road to Inverness

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Signs of the times on Wade’s road to Inverness

26 June 2023

John Davidson heads out for a run on a route that has a history that pre-dates the Battle of Culloden – but only just


Call for public education campaign on fire dangers after Cannich and Daviot blazes

25 June 2023
Call for public education campaign on fire dangers after Cannich and Daviot blazes

Call for public education campaign on fire dangers after Cannich and Daviot blazes

25 June 2023

A plea to launch a campaign to educate local people and visitors to the Highlands about the dangers of wildfires will be made to the council.


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