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Squirrel spotters sought! Charity hopes sightings will help assess Highland conservation efforts

Squirrel spotters sought! Charity hopes sightings will help assess Highland conservation efforts

Squirrel spotters sought! Charity hopes sightings will help assess Highland conservation efforts

21 September 2020

SIGHTINGS of red squirrels could help to boost efforts to reintroduce the much-loved species to parts of the Highlands.


New walking group aims to help people get out and about

New walking group aims to help people get out and about

New walking group aims to help people get out and about

19 September 2020

Young adults are being given a chance to put their best foot forward with a new group set up to encourage people to enjoy the outdoors.


On the trail of others

On the trail of others

On the trail of others

18 September 2020

John Davidson explores an off-road cycle from Inverness, taking in some easy forest trails and fun singletrack, thanks to a bit of copycat inspiration


City set for new parkrun track

City set for new parkrun track

City set for new parkrun track

17 September 2020

A SPECIAL park running track for Inverness has taken a major step forward with a turf cutting ceremony


Cyclist will attempt to break the North Coast 500 cycling record

Cyclist will attempt to break the North Coast 500 cycling record

Cyclist will attempt to break the North Coast 500 cycling record

17 September 2020

Josh Quigley has fully recovered after being hit by a car travelling at 70mph while riding across America last year.


Kayak offers a route to secret spots on coast

Kayak offers a route to secret spots on coast

Kayak offers a route to secret spots on coast

13 September 2020

OUT AND ABOUT WITH RALPH Hidden bays and inaccessible geos where few people venture are opened up to the intrepid paddler


Home is where the heart is

Home is where the heart is

Home is where the heart is

11 September 2020

Peter Evans returns to one of his joys in life as he heads out for a road ride as he recovers from a shock heart attack


Calls for the Spaces for People initiative to be made permanent

Calls for the Spaces for People initiative to be made permanent

Calls for the Spaces for People initiative to be made permanent

09 September 2020

Supporters of social distancing measures in Inverness city centre want to see then remain in place.


Inverness running coach smashes record for all 282 Munro by eight days

Inverness running coach smashes record for all 282 Munro by eight days

Inverness running coach smashes record for all 282 Munro by eight days

09 September 2020

Donnie Campbell (35) of Wester Craigs, finished the non-stop 282 Munro climbs in 31 days, 23 hours and two minutes.


Inverness cyclist ready for record-breaking attempt at North Coast 500 route

Inverness cyclist ready for record-breaking attempt at North Coast 500 route

Inverness cyclist ready for record-breaking attempt at North Coast 500 route

07 September 2020

An Inverness amateur cyclist is looking to smash the North Coast 500 record – and raise vital funds for a local charity.


Dealing with the mess left behind after lockdown

Dealing with the mess left behind after lockdown

Dealing with the mess left behind after lockdown

06 September 2020

Beauty spots have been hit hard by an influx of visitors since lockdown. John Davidson spoke to one land manager about some of the issues


Child's play on Munro missions

Child's play on Munro missions

Child's play on Munro missions

04 September 2020

John Davidson introduces his daughters to the joys of hill walking, with two climbs – Ben Wyvis and Fionn Bheinn – over two fine weekends


Deer stalking warning for walkers taking to the hills

Deer stalking warning for walkers taking to the hills

Deer stalking warning for walkers taking to the hills

01 September 2020

Hill walkers are being urged to check ahead as deer stalking on Highland estates reaches the busiest part of the season.


Testing the water on Loch Ness walk

Testing the water on Loch Ness walk

Testing the water on Loch Ness walk

28 August 2020

John Davidson gears up for a quick dip at the end of a family walk starting from Inverfarigaig


It's easy... if you get weather and tide right

It's easy... if you get weather and tide right

It's easy... if you get weather and tide right

26 August 2020

OUT AND ABOUT WITH RALPH Timing is crucial when exploring the amazing coast around Duncansby Head by kayak


John O'Groats Trail start and finish signs are installed

John O'Groats Trail start and finish signs are installed

John O'Groats Trail start and finish signs are installed

24 August 2020

Marker signs have been installed at John O'Groats for the benefit of walkers either starting or finishing a 147-mile coastal trail.


Inverness cyclist Roddy Riddle recalls his Commonwealth Games triumph 25 years later

Inverness cyclist Roddy Riddle recalls his Commonwealth Games triumph 25 years later

Inverness cyclist Roddy Riddle recalls his Commonwealth Games triumph 25 years later

23 August 2020

Former Commonwealth Games cyclist Roddy Riddle remembers the day he became a sporting legend.


Two's company on summer Snow Roads tour

Two's company on summer Snow Roads tour

Two's company on summer Snow Roads tour

21 August 2020

Mike Dennison, marketing and tourism development co-ordinator for Sustrans Scotland, shares his experience of a tandem tour of the Snow Roads


Coronavirus staycation hillwalking incidents spark police plea

Coronavirus staycation hillwalking incidents spark police plea

Coronavirus staycation hillwalking incidents spark police plea

20 August 2020

POLICE have urged the public to "plan your walk, walk your plan" amid concerns over walkers being dangerously under-prepared during the pandemic.


46 jobs to go at National Trust for Scotland sites in the Highlands

46 jobs to go at National Trust for Scotland sites in the Highlands

46 jobs to go at National Trust for Scotland sites in the Highlands

19 August 2020

DOZENS of jobs are being cut at National Trust for Scotland properties in the Highlands as it tackles a cash shortfall caused by the Covid-19 crisis.


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