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SNP candidates lighten tone in cross-examination

18 March 2023
SNP candidates lighten tone in cross-examination

SNP candidates lighten tone in cross-examination

18 March 2023

The SNP leadership hopefuls were given an opportunity to cross-examine each of the other prospective leaders at Friday's Highland debate


Highlands & Islands Thistle Awards to celebrate tourism sector's successes

16 March 2023
Highlands & Islands Thistle Awards to celebrate tourism sector's successes

Highlands & Islands Thistle Awards to celebrate tourism sector's successes

16 March 2023

The Highlands & Islands Thistle Awards, which launches this week, celebrates the best tourism businesses in the Highlands.


ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Step into the past at Whaligoe and Cairn O’Get

13 March 2023
ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Step into the past at Whaligoe and Cairn O’Get

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Step into the past at Whaligoe and Cairn O’Get

13 March 2023

A short but dramatic walk has John Davidson pondering the changing landscape of life in the far north


Youth hostel at the foot of Ben Nevis makes perfect space for outdoor adventures

11 March 2023
Youth hostel at the foot of Ben Nevis makes perfect space for outdoor adventures

Youth hostel at the foot of Ben Nevis makes perfect space for outdoor adventures

11 March 2023

Lochaber prides itself as the Outdoor Capital of the UK. John Davidson headed to Glen Nevis for a short stay at the five-star youth hostel


PICTURES: Kidical Mass returns to streets of Inverness for first time in 2023

07 March 2023
PICTURES: Kidical Mass returns to streets of Inverness for first time in 2023

PICTURES: Kidical Mass returns to streets of Inverness for first time in 2023

07 March 2023

Riders made the most of a perfect weather window on Saturday as the Kidical Mass campaign ride took place in Inverness for the first time this year.


ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Mountain bike trip shows Loy of the land

06 March 2023
ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Mountain bike trip shows Loy of the land

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Mountain bike trip shows Loy of the land

06 March 2023

John Davidson joins guide and coach Mark Clark on a tour of the trails in Glen Loy, close to his Lochaber home


Kidical Mass cycle ride returns to Inverness this weekend

03 March 2023
Kidical Mass cycle ride returns to Inverness this weekend

Kidical Mass cycle ride returns to Inverness this weekend

03 March 2023

A family-friendly mass cycle ride will return to the streets of Inverness this weekend as campaigners renew their call for safer streets.


Six outdoors books to get some inspiration this World Book Day

02 March 2023
Six outdoors books to get some inspiration this World Book Day

Six outdoors books to get some inspiration this World Book Day

02 March 2023

To mark World Book Day we’ve been turning a new leaf – by checking out some of the latest outdoors titles on the shelves.


ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Fort of nature in glen below the Ben

27 February 2023
ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Fort of nature in glen below the Ben

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Fort of nature in glen below the Ben

27 February 2023

John Davidson joins a ‘Rise and Run’ event at the Fort William Mountain Festival as he explores a gentle route in the Outdoor Capital of the UK


Lochardil Primary School closed on Friday

23 February 2023
Lochardil Primary School closed on Friday

Lochardil Primary School closed on Friday

23 February 2023

Parents of pupils at Lochardil Primary have been told the school and ELC will be closed on Friday due to heating and hot water issues.


Renewed plea to help find hill walker missing in Glencoe

23 February 2023
Renewed plea to help find hill walker missing in Glencoe

Renewed plea to help find hill walker missing in Glencoe

23 February 2023

Police have renewed an appeal for help finding a missing hill walker after a sighting of the man and his dog was reported to officers.


Taking inspiration for the great outdoors at Fort William Mountain Festival

22 February 2023
Taking inspiration for the great outdoors at Fort William Mountain Festival

Taking inspiration for the great outdoors at Fort William Mountain Festival

22 February 2023

John Davidson headed to the Outdoor Capital of the UK to experience the 19th Fort William Mountain Festival at the weekend


REVIEW: Stories of adventures big and small are at heart of Mark Beaumont's Faster tour

22 February 2023
REVIEW: Stories of adventures big and small are at heart of Mark Beaumont's Faster tour

REVIEW: Stories of adventures big and small are at heart of Mark Beaumont's Faster tour

22 February 2023

Round-the-world cyclist Mark Beaumont is well known for his endurance and speed on two wheels, but he’s also a great storyteller.


NHS Highland to deliver vaccinations under national 'transformation programme'

22 February 2023
NHS Highland to deliver vaccinations under national 'transformation programme'

NHS Highland to deliver vaccinations under national 'transformation programme'

22 February 2023

Routine vaccinations for those heading overseas on holiday and childhood immunisations are being centralised through the health board.


Ramblers Scotland invites young people to gain outdoor skills in free Out There Award

20 February 2023
Ramblers Scotland invites young people to gain outdoor skills in free Out There Award

Ramblers Scotland invites young people to gain outdoor skills in free Out There Award

20 February 2023

An award that offers young people from deprived areas and diverse backgrounds a chance to gain skills and confidence for the outdoors is expanding.


Mark Beaumont pushes the limits as he heads to the Highlands to talk North Coast 500, gravel riding and more

17 February 2023
Mark Beaumont pushes the limits as he heads to the Highlands to talk North Coast 500, gravel riding and more

Mark Beaumont pushes the limits as he heads to the Highlands to talk North Coast 500, gravel riding and more

17 February 2023

John Davidson spoke to adventure cyclist and film-maker Mark Beaumont as he brings his Faster tour to Eden Court in Inverness next week


Highlands could be hit by 80mph winds from Storm Otto on Friday

16 February 2023
Highlands could be hit by 80mph winds from Storm Otto on Friday

Highlands could be hit by 80mph winds from Storm Otto on Friday

16 February 2023

Winds of up to 80mph have been predicted in the Highlands on Friday as Storm Otto is set to bring disruption to much of Scotland.


Path network is 'Scotland's best visitor attraction' – how do we look after it properly?

15 February 2023
Path network is 'Scotland's best visitor attraction' – how do we look after it properly?

Path network is 'Scotland's best visitor attraction' – how do we look after it properly?

15 February 2023

The outdoors has experienced a significant boom in recent years, with more people getting out to enjoy our mountains and glens across the Highlands.


New 30k Inverness challenge to boost Befrienders Highland charity on its 30th anniversary

14 February 2023
New 30k Inverness challenge to boost Befrienders Highland charity on its 30th anniversary

New 30k Inverness challenge to boost Befrienders Highland charity on its 30th anniversary

14 February 2023

A new charity challenge is aiming to get people talking and walking to mark a key anniversary and raise awareness of the service's work.


ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Blown away by high route above the Slochd

13 February 2023
ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Blown away by high route above the Slochd

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Blown away by high route above the Slochd

13 February 2023

On a mountain biking route from Tomatin, John Davidson is stopped in his tracks by the powerful wind on a fine circuit of forest and moor


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