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Philip Murray


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.

Funeral announced for former Inverness Royal Academy teacher

01 March 2024
Funeral announced for former Inverness Royal Academy teacher

Funeral announced for former Inverness Royal Academy teacher

01 March 2024

Jane Sutherland Graham, who taught as an English teacher for many years, passed away last week at the age of 79.


PICTURES: Pupils' music fun ahead of launch of Rokzkool's Studio 58 in Inverness

01 March 2024
PICTURES: Pupils' music fun ahead of launch of Rokzkool's Studio 58 in Inverness

PICTURES: Pupils' music fun ahead of launch of Rokzkool's Studio 58 in Inverness

01 March 2024

Music making and art fun were the order of the day when pupils enjoyed a peak at RoKzKool Academy's new venue in the Eastgate Centre.


Rag'n'Bone Man's special guest support acts for Inverness gig announced

01 March 2024
Rag'n'Bone Man's special guest support acts for Inverness gig announced

Rag'n'Bone Man's special guest support acts for Inverness gig announced

01 March 2024

A pair of support acts will be special guests when Rag'n'Bone Man performs in Inverness this summer.


Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival adds host of further acts to line-up

29 February 2024
Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival adds host of further acts to line-up

Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival adds host of further acts to line-up

29 February 2024

A HOST of new names have been added to the line-up for this year's Belladrum Festival.


Highland Extinction Rebellion activists to add voices to anti-fossil fuel insurance march

29 February 2024
Highland Extinction Rebellion activists to add voices to anti-fossil fuel insurance march

Highland Extinction Rebellion activists to add voices to anti-fossil fuel insurance march

29 February 2024

Climate change activists from the Highlands are set to head for Glasgow to add their voices to a mass protest as part of the Global Week of Action.


40mph speed limit planned for A9 roundabout accident blackspot

29 February 2024
40mph speed limit planned for A9 roundabout accident blackspot

40mph speed limit planned for A9 roundabout accident blackspot

29 February 2024

One of the region's busiest roundabouts and notorious accident blackspots looks set for a much reduced speed limit under plans by Transport Scotland.


Strike action sees UHI support staff walk-out in Inverness

29 February 2024
Strike action sees UHI support staff walk-out in Inverness

Strike action sees UHI support staff walk-out in Inverness

29 February 2024

Staff at the University of the Highlands and Islands hit the picket line this morning amid ongoing strike action over pay and job losses.


Nod for new Inverness tattoo parlour

28 February 2024
Nod for new Inverness tattoo parlour

Nod for new Inverness tattoo parlour

28 February 2024

Plans for a new tattoo parlour in Inverness have been approved by Highland Council.


Major power substation site's size horrifies Highland residents

27 February 2024
Major power substation site's size horrifies Highland residents

Major power substation site's size horrifies Highland residents

27 February 2024

Horrified campaigners have hit out at a power giant after claiming plans for a substation near Kiltarlity will be much larger than originally cited.


Whoops! Carrbridge mistaken for Cambridge in railway bridge sign gaffe

27 February 2024
Whoops! Carrbridge mistaken for Cambridge in railway bridge sign gaffe

Whoops! Carrbridge mistaken for Cambridge in railway bridge sign gaffe

27 February 2024

Railway engineers have egg on their faces after a sign on a rail bridge on the Highland Mainline mistakenly mentioned Cambridge instead of Carrbridge.


'No continuing threat' to Inverness school following malicious hoax and police response

26 February 2024
'No continuing threat' to Inverness school following malicious hoax and police response

'No continuing threat' to Inverness school following malicious hoax and police response

26 February 2024

There is "no continuing threat" to Inverness Royal Academy following a police response to a malicious email on Monday morning, it has been confirmed.


Railway death of man in 60s 'not suspicious', police confirm

26 February 2024
Railway death of man in 60s 'not suspicious', police confirm

Railway death of man in 60s 'not suspicious', police confirm

26 February 2024

The death of a man on the Far North Line in Inverness last week is not being treated as suspicious, the British Transport Police have confirmed.


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.


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