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Foul-up! 8 Highland Council dog wardens catch just 2 dog-fouling culprits in 3 years

Foul-up! 8 Highland Council dog wardens catch just 2 dog-fouling culprits in 3 years

Foul-up! 8 Highland Council dog wardens catch just 2 dog-fouling culprits in 3 years

23 February 2024

Highland Council is facing demands to clean up its act on dog-fouling – after catching just two offenders in the last three years.


Inquiries ongoing to trace fly-tippers who dumped 300 tyres in Loch Ness

Inquiries ongoing to trace fly-tippers who dumped 300 tyres in Loch Ness

Inquiries ongoing to trace fly-tippers who dumped 300 tyres in Loch Ness

21 February 2024

The "mindless" dumping of more than 300 tyres in Loch Ness only adds to Highland Council's financial pressures, a councillor has said.


Ardersier Port owners create million-pound fund for communities around Ardersier and Nairnshire

Ardersier Port owners create million-pound fund for communities around Ardersier and Nairnshire

Ardersier Port owners create million-pound fund for communities around Ardersier and Nairnshire

19 February 2024

Haventus are intending to create a £1,000,000 Community Fund to benefit the communities around the port over the next ten years.


ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Village is a haven for wildlife and more

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Village is a haven for wildlife and more

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Village is a haven for wildlife and more

19 February 2024

John Davidson enjoys a gentle woodland walk with the family at Boat of Garten, where he finds plenty to do


'We need more council allotments in the Highlands,' Greens argue amid fears region left behind

'We need more council allotments in the Highlands,' Greens argue amid fears region left behind

'We need more council allotments in the Highlands,' Greens argue amid fears region left behind

17 February 2024

Providing council-owned & managed allotments across the Highlands must be included in the local authority's latest review, the region's Greens argue.


Plug pulled on ' step too far, too fast' Ben Wyvis and Glen Affric National Park bid

Plug pulled on ' step too far, too fast' Ben Wyvis and Glen Affric National Park bid

Plug pulled on ' step too far, too fast' Ben Wyvis and Glen Affric National Park bid

14 February 2024

While voicing 'deep regret' over the decision the group floated a possible 'slow track' approach for future consideration over a longer timeframe.


Love is in the fresh air – embracing the outdoors is most attractive quality

Love is in the fresh air – embracing the outdoors is most attractive quality

Love is in the fresh air – embracing the outdoors is most attractive quality

14 February 2024

A love of the outdoors is one of the most attractive qualities in a potential partner for people in the Highlands and Islands, according to research.


ARIANE BURGESS: 'The future of our local food system depends' skilled growers

ARIANE BURGESS: 'The future of our local food system depends' skilled growers

ARIANE BURGESS: 'The future of our local food system depends' skilled growers

13 February 2024

The Greens MSP says 'I am actively advocating for the establishment of a dedicated degree-level course in horticulture and business skills.'


Coastal flooding risk sparks warnings in Moray Firth amid high spring tides and strong winds

Coastal flooding risk sparks warnings in Moray Firth amid high spring tides and strong winds

Coastal flooding risk sparks warnings in Moray Firth amid high spring tides and strong winds

12 February 2024

Alerts are in place for the Moray, Dornoch, Cromarty and Beauly Firths, with heightened warnings in place in Sutherland and Moray.


Expo event to showcase green economy careers for Highland youngsters

Expo event to showcase green economy careers for Highland youngsters

Expo event to showcase green economy careers for Highland youngsters

10 February 2024

Green career opportunities are to be highlighted to young people across the region in a new, first of its kind event.


Inverness garden centre wins top UK industry accolade

Inverness garden centre wins top UK industry accolade

Inverness garden centre wins top UK industry accolade

09 February 2024

A popular Highland destination garden centre has earned top UK industry recognition at an annual trades conference in England.


Railway hit by fresh flooding just hours after reopening, ScotRail confirms

Railway hit by fresh flooding just hours after reopening, ScotRail confirms

Railway hit by fresh flooding just hours after reopening, ScotRail confirms

07 February 2024

Railways disruption is again causing misery for train passengers after the Far North Line flooded again – just hours after it reopened.


THIRD snow warning issued by Met Office amid forecast for up 20cm of snowfall this weekend

THIRD snow warning issued by Met Office amid forecast for up 20cm of snowfall this weekend

THIRD snow warning issued by Met Office amid forecast for up 20cm of snowfall this weekend

07 February 2024

Disruptive snow looks set to impact the Highlands into the weekend after the Met Office issued another yellow warning ­– their third in a day.


Met Office issues second yellow warning for snow in the Highlands

Met Office issues second yellow warning for snow in the Highlands

Met Office issues second yellow warning for snow in the Highlands

07 February 2024

Further disruptive snow is expected to hit the Highlands later today and overnight, the Met Office has warned after issuing another yellow warning.


'Take care' plea to motorists after overnight snow hits the Highlands

'Take care' plea to motorists after overnight snow hits the Highlands

'Take care' plea to motorists after overnight snow hits the Highlands

07 February 2024

Motorists across the Highlands have been urged to take care after snow fell in many parts of the region overnight.


Far North Line reopens after earlier landslip blocked section between Dingwall and Inverness

Far North Line reopens after earlier landslip blocked section between Dingwall and Inverness

Far North Line reopens after earlier landslip blocked section between Dingwall and Inverness

07 February 2024

Trains are returning to normal in the far north after days of rain-related disruption – but some were still impacted first thing on Wednesday.


Inverness sporting legend backs use of energy storage schemes to boost city sports facilities

Inverness sporting legend backs use of energy storage schemes to boost city sports facilities

Inverness sporting legend backs use of energy storage schemes to boost city sports facilities

06 February 2024

A hugely respected Inverness sporting figure is backing calls to use renewable energy schemes to fund better sporting facilities in the city.


Snow and ice yellow warning issued for Highlands by Met Office

Snow and ice yellow warning issued for Highlands by Met Office

Snow and ice yellow warning issued for Highlands by Met Office

06 February 2024

Several inches of snow are possible in some places, amid forecasts for showers and ice across the region.


A82 remains closed following landslips while ground checked, Bear Scotland warns

A82 remains closed following landslips while ground checked, Bear Scotland warns

A82 remains closed following landslips while ground checked, Bear Scotland warns

06 February 2024

The A82 between Inverness, Drumnadrochit and Invermoriston is to remain closed until further inspections of the ground are carried out.


ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Invertromie wildlife trail offers a return to nature near Kingussie

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Invertromie wildlife trail offers a return to nature near Kingussie

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Invertromie wildlife trail offers a return to nature near Kingussie

05 February 2024

Visiting the fire-hit Lookout Hide at Insh Marshes nature reserve, John Davidson takes a winter wander along the fascinating Invertromie Trail


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