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Hit climate change targets to boost green recovery, key council committee told

Hit climate change targets to boost green recovery, key council committee told

Hit climate change targets to boost green recovery, key council committee told

26 January 2021

Highland Council must achieve ambitious Scottish Government targets for tackling climate change, its recovery board heard yesterday.


Spate of collisions spark police ice warning to motorists

Spate of collisions spark police ice warning to motorists

Spate of collisions spark police ice warning to motorists

25 January 2021

POLICE have urged motorists to take added care after “hazardous road conditions” sparked “a number” of collisions.


Mercury could plummet to -15C in coming days

Mercury could plummet to -15C in coming days

Mercury could plummet to -15C in coming days

22 January 2021

TEMPERATURES as low as -15C could hit parts of the Highlands in the coming days, a forecaster has warned amid new weather alerts from the Met Office.


Cash will help more people access walks

Cash will help more people access walks

Cash will help more people access walks

22 January 2021

More than £100,000 is being invested in improving access to some of the country's most popular paths in a bid to get more people out and about.


Hydroelectric turbine project will provide to provide learning opportunities for young people

Hydroelectric turbine project will provide to provide learning opportunities for young people

Hydroelectric turbine project will provide to provide learning opportunities for young people

21 January 2021

Highland Council has begun detailed design works on a major £2.5m energy project, part-funded by the Scottish Government through Salix Finance.


PICTURES: Wintry fun as Highlanders brace themselves for more heavy snowfalls

PICTURES: Wintry fun as Highlanders brace themselves for more heavy snowfalls

PICTURES: Wintry fun as Highlanders brace themselves for more heavy snowfalls

20 January 2021

HEAVY snow meant there was plenty of winter fun to be had for Highland families on Wednesday – and more is on its way.


BBC Winterwatch cameras probe beneath the waters of the River Ness in search of Atlantic salmon

BBC Winterwatch cameras probe beneath the waters of the River Ness in search of Atlantic salmon

BBC Winterwatch cameras probe beneath the waters of the River Ness in search of Atlantic salmon

20 January 2021

Fishy goings-on along the River Ness will be a focus for the BBC’s Winterwatch team until the end of January.


POLL: Should the lynx be reintroduced in the Scottish Highlands?

POLL: Should the lynx be reintroduced in the Scottish Highlands?

POLL: Should the lynx be reintroduced in the Scottish Highlands?

20 January 2021

Consultation believe the return of the lynx is environmentally important, but will the public agree?


Highlanders wake to heavy snow - and Met Office warns of up to 40cm more tonight

Highlanders wake to heavy snow - and Met Office warns of up to 40cm more tonight

Highlanders wake to heavy snow - and Met Office warns of up to 40cm more tonight

20 January 2021

HIGHLANDERS woke up to heavy snow on Wednesday as the region braced itself for further falls overnight - amid three Met Office weather warnings.


Online travel giant names Drumnadrochit and Fort Augustus among UK's most welcoming "cities"

Online travel giant names Drumnadrochit and Fort Augustus among UK's most welcoming "cities"

Online travel giant names Drumnadrochit and Fort Augustus among UK's most welcoming "cities"

20 January 2021

They throng with visitors in peak tourist season, but are by no stretch of the imagination monster-sized settlements.


Could you live alongside lynx?

Could you live alongside lynx?

Could you live alongside lynx?

20 January 2021

The Highlands could support around 400 wild lynx, according to a project which wants to hear people's views on reintroducing the species to Scotland.


UPDATE: Storm Christoph snow warning extended to cover much of Highlands

UPDATE: Storm Christoph snow warning extended to cover much of Highlands

UPDATE: Storm Christoph snow warning extended to cover much of Highlands

19 January 2021

A SNOW warning has been extended to cover most of the Highlands later this week, amid Met Office fears that Storm Christoph could cause disruption.


WATCH: Storm Christoph sparks snow warning for parts of Highlands

WATCH: Storm Christoph sparks snow warning for parts of Highlands

WATCH: Storm Christoph sparks snow warning for parts of Highlands

19 January 2021

WIDESPREAD travel disruption is possible during “a period of disruptive snow” in the Highlands, the Met Office has warned.


Footpath renewal project on Quinag is completed

Footpath renewal project on Quinag is completed

Footpath renewal project on Quinag is completed

18 January 2021

A footpath leading to the highest summit of one of the north-west Highland's most prominent mountains has been restored and upgraded.


HN Action: tell us your stories in 2021

HN Action: tell us your stories in 2021

HN Action: tell us your stories in 2021

15 January 2021

New Year is a time for resolutions and we’ve decided to revive our HN Action campaign.


PHOTO: A 'part time' photographer from Ardersier manages to capture an amazing picture of the night sky while at work on Skye

PHOTO: A 'part time' photographer from Ardersier manages to capture an amazing picture of the night sky while at work on Skye

PHOTO: A 'part time' photographer from Ardersier manages to capture an amazing picture of the night sky while at work on Skye

15 January 2021

Quick! Make a wish on the shooting star.


Wildcat kitten found freezing has used up one of its nine lives

Wildcat kitten found freezing has used up one of its nine lives

Wildcat kitten found freezing has used up one of its nine lives

14 January 2021

Kit is rescued after being discovered at death's door all alone and freezing in the Huntly's Cave area yesterday


Nairn has a thirst to aid environment

Nairn has a thirst to aid environment

Nairn has a thirst to aid environment

14 January 2021

Problem solved if you get a thirst on.


Highlanders urged to take extra care in the snow

Highlanders urged to take extra care in the snow

Highlanders urged to take extra care in the snow

14 January 2021

Snow and ice making things 'treacherous' underfoot.


National Lottery backing of Glenmoriston 'world first'

National Lottery backing of Glenmoriston 'world first'

National Lottery backing of Glenmoriston 'world first'

14 January 2021

The Dundreggan Rewilding Centre will see visitors from across the globe come to learn more about the natural world


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