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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.

Alpine cycle challenge awaits OAP in fundraising drive for SNAP Inverness

25 May 2024
Alpine cycle challenge awaits OAP in fundraising drive for SNAP Inverness

Alpine cycle challenge awaits OAP in fundraising drive for SNAP Inverness

25 May 2024

An endurance fundraiser who completed a Lands End to John O’Groats cycle for his 70th birthday has his sights on a mountainous follow up - the Alps!


WATCH: Wildfire-ravaged nature reserve’s wildlife recovery ‘has begun’

25 May 2024
WATCH: Wildfire-ravaged nature reserve’s wildlife recovery ‘has begun’

WATCH: Wildfire-ravaged nature reserve’s wildlife recovery ‘has begun’

25 May 2024

A wildfire-ravaged landscape left behind after one of the biggest blazes in recent Highland history is “showing signs of recovery”.


£440k upgrade of Dog Falls beauty spot officially opened

24 May 2024
£440k upgrade of Dog Falls beauty spot officially opened

£440k upgrade of Dog Falls beauty spot officially opened

24 May 2024

A £440,000 upgrade of facilities at a popular Highland beauty spot has been officially opened.


PICTURES: Whin Park playpark design finalists revealed - which do you prefer?

24 May 2024
PICTURES: Whin Park playpark design finalists revealed - which do you prefer?

PICTURES: Whin Park playpark design finalists revealed - which do you prefer?

24 May 2024

Ambitious designs for the major upgrade of the park have been whittled down to two finalists - and people are being urged to vote for their favourite.


New council wheelie bins being rolled out across Inverness-shire

23 May 2024
New council wheelie bins being rolled out across Inverness-shire

New council wheelie bins being rolled out across Inverness-shire

23 May 2024

Moves to boost recycling and cut waste in the Highlands have now moved into Inverness-shire after new wheelie bins began being rolled out in the city.


UPDATE: 2nd flood warning issued for River Nairn - this time in Nairn itself

23 May 2024
UPDATE: 2nd flood warning issued for River Nairn - this time in Nairn itself

UPDATE: 2nd flood warning issued for River Nairn - this time in Nairn itself

23 May 2024

A second flood warning has been issued for the River Nairn between Broadley and Fishertown in Nairn itself.


Flood warning issued for River Nairn amid wider flood alerts for the Highlands

23 May 2024
Flood warning issued for River Nairn amid wider flood alerts for the Highlands

Flood warning issued for River Nairn amid wider flood alerts for the Highlands

23 May 2024

A flood warning is in place along parts of the River Nairn following heavy rain.


House of Multiple Occupation fears over historic Inverness building

23 May 2024
House of Multiple Occupation fears over historic Inverness building

House of Multiple Occupation fears over historic Inverness building

23 May 2024

Residents of an Inverness community are “up in arms” after it emerged that one of the city’s oldest homes may become a House of Multiple Occupation.


Leading Highland social care provider scoops major Scottish award

23 May 2024
Leading Highland social care provider scoops major Scottish award

Leading Highland social care provider scoops major Scottish award

23 May 2024

A top national award has been won by the Highlands’ largest social care provider.


Own a piece of history: Royal Hotel Cromarty hits the market

22 May 2024
Own a piece of history: Royal Hotel Cromarty hits the market

Own a piece of history: Royal Hotel Cromarty hits the market

22 May 2024

If you're looking to sell your business then ASG Commercial should be your very first port of call.


Second Met Office rain warning means alerts issued for whole of Highlands

22 May 2024
Second Met Office rain warning means alerts issued for whole of Highlands

Second Met Office rain warning means alerts issued for whole of Highlands

22 May 2024

Weather warnings for heavy rain have now been issued for all of the Highlands following a second yellow alert - this time for the north and west.


30-hour long yellow warning for heavy rain issued for parts of the Highlands

21 May 2024
30-hour long yellow warning for heavy rain issued for parts of the Highlands

30-hour long yellow warning for heavy rain issued for parts of the Highlands

21 May 2024

A 30-hour long weather warning for heavy rain has been issued for parts of the Highlands.


New faces on the Street Food Trail in Inverness

21 May 2024
New faces on the Street Food Trail in Inverness

New faces on the Street Food Trail in Inverness

21 May 2024

Foodie fans are set for fresh culinary delights to tantalise their taste buds after the Inverness street food scene added two new faces.


Multimillion pound golf club masterplan sees lodges proposal approved

21 May 2024
Multimillion pound golf club masterplan sees lodges proposal approved

Multimillion pound golf club masterplan sees lodges proposal approved

21 May 2024

Ambitious expansion plans at a Highland golf course links have passed another milestone after new lodges were given the green light.


Population timebomb fears after ‘extremely worrying’ school roll projections by Highland Council, say business leaders

20 May 2024
Population timebomb fears after ‘extremely worrying’ school roll projections by Highland Council, say business leaders

Population timebomb fears after ‘extremely worrying’ school roll projections by Highland Council, say business leaders

20 May 2024

“Extremely worrying” population changes in the Highlands risk an “irreversible” demographic timebomb, experts and leading business figures fear.


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

18 May 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?

18 May 2024

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


Loganair flight cutbacks ‘being noticed’ by Highland business community, warns leading Inverness figure

18 May 2024
Loganair flight cutbacks ‘being noticed’ by Highland business community, warns leading Inverness figure

Loganair flight cutbacks ‘being noticed’ by Highland business community, warns leading Inverness figure

18 May 2024

A cut in Loganair flights in the Highlands and islands is having an impact on the economy, a leading business figure has warned.


UHI Inverness partnership creates Scotland’s first community food forest

18 May 2024
UHI Inverness partnership creates Scotland’s first community food forest

UHI Inverness partnership creates Scotland’s first community food forest

18 May 2024

An ecological first for Scotland is just months away from launching thanks to a groundbreaking partnership involving UHI Inverness.


Serious assault robbery victim in hospital after Inverness attack

17 May 2024
Serious assault robbery victim in hospital after Inverness attack

Serious assault robbery victim in hospital after Inverness attack

17 May 2024

A robbery victim is in hospital with “serious but stable” injuries following an attack in the early hours of this morning.


UPDATE: Robbery of two men in Inverness city centre sparks police witness appeal

17 May 2024
UPDATE: Robbery of two men in Inverness city centre sparks police witness appeal

UPDATE: Robbery of two men in Inverness city centre sparks police witness appeal

17 May 2024

A police cordon in Lombard Street in Inverness city centre is linked to the robbery of two men in a nearby street in the early hours of Friday.


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