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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.

PICTURES: Clean Air Day comes to Inverness city centre

20 June 2024
PICTURES: Clean Air Day comes to Inverness city centre

PICTURES: Clean Air Day comes to Inverness city centre

20 June 2024

The fight for cleaner air in our cities and towns came to Inverness city centre on Thursday when the Highland capital marked Clean Air Day.


Man arrested and charged over Inverness thefts and break-ins

20 June 2024
Man arrested and charged over Inverness thefts and break-ins

Man arrested and charged over Inverness thefts and break-ins

20 June 2024

Police investigating thefts and break-ins in two Inverness neighbourhoods have arrested and charged a man.


PICTURES: ‘Great atmosphere’ as Inverness fans cheered on Scotland in Switzerland clash

20 June 2024
PICTURES: ‘Great atmosphere’ as Inverness fans cheered on Scotland in Switzerland clash

PICTURES: ‘Great atmosphere’ as Inverness fans cheered on Scotland in Switzerland clash

20 June 2024

The atmosphere at the Eurozone match screenings in Inverness was top notch again for last night’s crunch match between Scotland and Switzerland.


PICTURES: Carnival games and family fun at Inverness's Cauldeen Primary School

17 June 2024
PICTURES: Carnival games and family fun at Inverness's Cauldeen Primary School

PICTURES: Carnival games and family fun at Inverness's Cauldeen Primary School

17 June 2024

Family-friendly fun was the order of the day when young and old alike gathered for a fab day at the Cauldeen Carnival.


First Minister John Swinney uses Inverness visit to reaffirm commitment to A9 dualling

17 June 2024
First Minister John Swinney uses Inverness visit to reaffirm commitment to A9 dualling

First Minister John Swinney uses Inverness visit to reaffirm commitment to A9 dualling

17 June 2024

First Minister John Swinney has used a visit to Inverness to reconfirm his government’s “commitment to deliver the dualling of the A9”.


PICTURES: Woodzstock Festival on Black Isle a big hit with music fans

17 June 2024
PICTURES: Woodzstock Festival on Black Isle a big hit with music fans

PICTURES: Woodzstock Festival on Black Isle a big hit with music fans

17 June 2024

Music fans had a blast when the Woodzstock Festival returned for another day of fab acts and top talent at the weekend.


PICTURES: First Minister John Swinney meets public and SNP activists during visit to Inverness

17 June 2024
PICTURES: First Minister John Swinney meets public and SNP activists during visit to Inverness

PICTURES: First Minister John Swinney meets public and SNP activists during visit to Inverness

17 June 2024

First Minister John Swinney mingled with party activists and members of the public on the riverside in Inverness on Sunday during a visit to the city.


£670 boost for search and rescue dogs thanks to Inverness store

16 June 2024
£670 boost for search and rescue dogs thanks to Inverness store

£670 boost for search and rescue dogs thanks to Inverness store

16 June 2024

Furry rescuers who help save lives in the Scottish mountains have been given a cash boost - thanks to the generosity of an Inverness shop & customers.


First Minister accuses Scottish Tory leader of ‘taking Highlanders for granted’ during Inverness visit

16 June 2024
First Minister accuses Scottish Tory leader of ‘taking Highlanders for granted’ during Inverness visit

First Minister accuses Scottish Tory leader of ‘taking Highlanders for granted’ during Inverness visit

16 June 2024

John Swinney hit out at Douglas Ross during a visit to Inverness on Sunday afternoon.


Coastal erosion battle sparks major golf day for Black Isle course

16 June 2024
Coastal erosion battle sparks major golf day for Black Isle course

Coastal erosion battle sparks major golf day for Black Isle course

16 June 2024

The fight against worsening coastal erosion is set to tee off for a Highland golf club after a major fundraiser for new sea defences was launched.


‘Increasing concern for welfare of missing Inverness man,’ say police

16 June 2024
‘Increasing concern for welfare of missing Inverness man,’ say police

‘Increasing concern for welfare of missing Inverness man,’ say police

16 June 2024

Police are “increasingly concerned” for the welfare of an Inverness man who has gone missing.


Flash flooding hits A9 in Inverness

16 June 2024
Flash flooding hits A9 in Inverness

Flash flooding hits A9 in Inverness

16 June 2024

Heavy rain was causing disruption to the A9 in Inverness on Sunday morning - after flooding hit the southbound carriageway.


PICTURE DETECTIVE: Do you recognise anyone in our latest mystery Highland photos?

15 June 2024
PICTURE DETECTIVE: Do you recognise anyone in our latest mystery Highland photos?

PICTURE DETECTIVE: Do you recognise anyone in our latest mystery Highland photos?

15 June 2024

Our latest mystery Highland images have been revealed. Can you identify the people in them, or where and when they were taken?


Missing boy sparks police appeal

15 June 2024
Missing boy sparks police appeal

Missing boy sparks police appeal

15 June 2024

Police have appealed for help finding a missing Invergordon teen who has not been seen since Thursday.


VIDEO and PICTURES: Fanzone fans pack Inverness Ice Centre for Scotland v Germany

15 June 2024
VIDEO and PICTURES: Fanzone fans pack Inverness Ice Centre for Scotland v Germany

VIDEO and PICTURES: Fanzone fans pack Inverness Ice Centre for Scotland v Germany

15 June 2024

Results on the pitch disappointed, but that didn’t stop fans packing out Inverness Ice Centre and enjoying themselves during Scotland v Germany.


Trio of call-outs cap ‘busy few weeks’ for RNLI Loch Ness lifeboat crew

15 June 2024
Trio of call-outs cap ‘busy few weeks’ for RNLI Loch Ness lifeboat crew

Trio of call-outs cap ‘busy few weeks’ for RNLI Loch Ness lifeboat crew

15 June 2024

Rescuers in Loch Ness have had a "busy few weeks" after several emergency call-outs and training successes for numerous crew.


Highlanders named in King Charles’s birthday honours list

14 June 2024
Highlanders named in King Charles’s birthday honours list

Highlanders named in King Charles’s birthday honours list

14 June 2024

Several Highlanders have been honoured in the King’s birthday honours list.


Superfast train wi-fi possibilities to lead discussions at rail conference in Inverness

13 June 2024
Superfast train wi-fi possibilities to lead discussions at rail conference in Inverness

Superfast train wi-fi possibilities to lead discussions at rail conference in Inverness

13 June 2024

Superfast internet access for travellers on Highland trains will be among the items discussed at a special event in Inverness later this month.


Riverside Inverness nightclub plan lodged with Highland Council

13 June 2024
Riverside Inverness nightclub plan lodged with Highland Council

Riverside Inverness nightclub plan lodged with Highland Council

13 June 2024

A new riverside nightclub could open in the heart of Inverness after plans were lodged with Highland Council.


Last chance for tickets to Woodzstock Festival on Black Isle

12 June 2024
Last chance for tickets to Woodzstock Festival on Black Isle

Last chance for tickets to Woodzstock Festival on Black Isle

12 June 2024

Music fans don't have long to wait before the return of the popular annual Woodzstock festival this weekend - but there's still time to grab tickets.


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