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News editor and sub editor

Philip Murray is a news editor and sub editor for Highland News and Media. He joined the company in 2014. He has worked in the industry for 20 years.

Railway line death in Inverness was man in his 60s, say police

23 February 2024
Railway line death in Inverness was man in his 60s, say police

Railway line death in Inverness was man in his 60s, say police

23 February 2024

British Transport Police has revealed the person's sex and age but he has not yet been named by the force. Investigations are continuing.


Track safety inspection hits Inverness-Aberdeen trains, warns ScotRail

23 February 2024
Track safety inspection hits Inverness-Aberdeen trains, warns ScotRail

Track safety inspection hits Inverness-Aberdeen trains, warns ScotRail

23 February 2024

A track safety inspection has sparked the closure of the Inverness-Aberdeen railway line at Dyce, ScotRail has warned.


Missing teen Inverness sister and brother spark police appeal

22 February 2024
Missing teen Inverness sister and brother spark police appeal

Missing teen Inverness sister and brother spark police appeal

22 February 2024

Police have appealed for help finding a teenage sister and brother who disappeared from Inverness two days ago.


Missing Inverness man found 'safe and well'

22 February 2024
Missing Inverness man found 'safe and well'

Missing Inverness man found 'safe and well'

22 February 2024

Police have stood down an appeal for a missing person after he was traced "safe and well".


Inverness council by-election dates announced

22 February 2024
Inverness council by-election dates announced

Inverness council by-election dates announced

22 February 2024

The timetable for the election of a councillor to represent a vacant Highland Council seat in the Inverness South ward has been confirmed.


3 in hospital with 'serious' injuries following crash in Inverness

22 February 2024
3 in hospital with 'serious' injuries following crash in Inverness

3 in hospital with 'serious' injuries following crash in Inverness

22 February 2024

Three people were taken to Raigmore Hospital with "serious injuries" last night after a crash in Inverness.


Police concerned for welfare of missing Inverness man

22 February 2024
Police concerned for welfare of missing Inverness man

Police concerned for welfare of missing Inverness man

22 February 2024

Concerns are growing for the welfare of a missing Inverness man, police have said.


2 months of night-time roadwork disruption to hit A96 motorists

21 February 2024
2 months of night-time roadwork disruption to hit A96 motorists

2 months of night-time roadwork disruption to hit A96 motorists

21 February 2024

Motorists using the A96 near Auldearn face at least two months of disruption when £430,000 worth of road safety measures are installed.


Emergency services respond to 'well alight' vehicle fire on A9 near Aviemore

21 February 2024
Emergency services respond to 'well alight' vehicle fire on A9 near Aviemore

Emergency services respond to 'well alight' vehicle fire on A9 near Aviemore

21 February 2024

The A9 near Aviemore was reduced to one lane after a vehicle fire sparked the closure of the northbound lane on Wednesday afternoon.


1 person dead after incident on railway line in Inverness

21 February 2024
1 person dead after incident on railway line in Inverness

1 person dead after incident on railway line in Inverness

21 February 2024

British Transport Police have confirmed that one person was pronounced dead at the scene following an incident on the Far North Line.


PICTURES: Red Arrows delight Highland onlookers – will you be lucky enough to see them?

21 February 2024
PICTURES: Red Arrows delight Highland onlookers – will you be lucky enough to see them?

PICTURES: Red Arrows delight Highland onlookers – will you be lucky enough to see them?

21 February 2024

Have you been enjoying the Red Arrows' unofficial displays in Highland skies in recent days?


80s & 90s Inverness band Raining Stairs' music re-released for a new generation

19 February 2024
80s & 90s Inverness band Raining Stairs' music re-released for a new generation

80s & 90s Inverness band Raining Stairs' music re-released for a new generation

19 February 2024

A musical blast from the past looks set to herald in a surprising new chapter for a city band – more than three decades after they split.


Thousands of Highlanders to craft new live performance art under Eden Court project

18 February 2024
Thousands of Highlanders to craft new live performance art under Eden Court project

Thousands of Highlanders to craft new live performance art under Eden Court project

18 February 2024

An ambitious plan to expand home-grown arts in Highland communities has been launched by Eden Court, & it is hoped thousands of people will take part.


Inverness crash highlights urgent need for safety measures, councillor argues

18 February 2024
Inverness crash highlights urgent need for safety measures, councillor argues

Inverness crash highlights urgent need for safety measures, councillor argues

18 February 2024

Long-running calls for lower speed limits and other safety measures at notorious junctions in a city neighbourhood have resurfaced after a crash.


PICTURES: First cast and traditional toast kick off fishing season at Beauly Angling Club

18 February 2024
PICTURES: First cast and traditional toast kick off fishing season at Beauly Angling Club

PICTURES: First cast and traditional toast kick off fishing season at Beauly Angling Club

18 February 2024

The new angling season on the River Beauly is under way after anglers gathered on the banks of the waterway this weekend to mark the occasion.


3-vehicle crash closes busy road in Inverness

18 February 2024
3-vehicle crash closes busy road in Inverness

3-vehicle crash closes busy road in Inverness

18 February 2024

Emergency services were called to the scene following a collision in Caulfield Road at its junction with Tower Road.


Charity tin and tip jar stolen by thieves during Inverness takeaway break-in

18 February 2024
Charity tin and tip jar stolen by thieves during Inverness takeaway break-in

Charity tin and tip jar stolen by thieves during Inverness takeaway break-in

18 February 2024

Police have appealed for information following the break-in at a takeaway in the city's Telford Street.


Royal honour for UHI Inverness student's volunteer work

18 February 2024
Royal honour for UHI Inverness student's volunteer work

Royal honour for UHI Inverness student's volunteer work

18 February 2024

Auldearn man Dylon Ford (19) received the King’s Award for Voluntary Service for his volunteer work at the ReBOOT social enterprise in Forres.


PICTURE DETECTIVE: Can you identify anyone in our latest mystery Highland photos?

17 February 2024
PICTURE DETECTIVE: Can you identify anyone in our latest mystery Highland photos?

PICTURE DETECTIVE: Can you identify anyone in our latest mystery Highland photos?

17 February 2024

Are you in our latest mystery photos, or do you know anyone who is? Do you remember any of the events?


Memorial means Stan 'can still be with us on every launch', says RNLI crew

17 February 2024
Memorial means Stan 'can still be with us on every launch', says RNLI crew

Memorial means Stan 'can still be with us on every launch', says RNLI crew

17 February 2024

Family and friends of a much-loved RNLI crew member gathered today at a memorial cairn in his honour which overlooks the Beauly Firth.


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