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NICKY MARR: Race is on for more renewable energy schemes

NICKY MARR: Race is on for more renewable energy schemes

NICKY MARR: Race is on for more renewable energy schemes

20 March 2024

If anything is worth investing in as we try to save our planet, it’s our long-term economic future.


ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Bagging the Munros is no mean feat – however long it takes

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Bagging the Munros is no mean feat – however long it takes

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Bagging the Munros is no mean feat – however long it takes

18 March 2024

As Anna Wells recovers from her three-month winter round of the 282 Scottish mountains above 3000ft, John Davidson says lists can be an inspiration


Tax reliefs at Inverness and Cromarty Firth Green Freeport extended by five years

Tax reliefs at Inverness and Cromarty Firth Green Freeport extended by five years

Tax reliefs at Inverness and Cromarty Firth Green Freeport extended by five years

18 March 2024

The Scottish Government has announced that tax reliefs at the Inverness and Cromarty Firth Green Freeport will be extended to 2034.


Highland Council returns bins for new collection service because they were rubbish

Highland Council returns bins for new collection service because they were rubbish

Highland Council returns bins for new collection service because they were rubbish

15 March 2024

3380 bins for its for the revamped waste and recycling collections had ‘minor problems' but service is not affected.


Loch Ness hydro scheme renamed as new owner Statkraft targets 2030 operational date

Loch Ness hydro scheme renamed as new owner Statkraft targets 2030 operational date

Loch Ness hydro scheme renamed as new owner Statkraft targets 2030 operational date

14 March 2024

Project director Donald Weir says it is a ‘renaissance of a form of energy generation that has been dormant for decades.’


Caley Thistle CEO claims 'fix was in' as Highland Council rejects £3.4m battery farm

Caley Thistle CEO claims 'fix was in' as Highland Council rejects £3.4m battery farm

Caley Thistle CEO claims 'fix was in' as Highland Council rejects £3.4m battery farm

14 March 2024

Scot Gardiner hit out 'insidious behind-the-scenes goings-on from certain councillors' but vows to challenge decisions.


WATCH: Inverness climber is 'proud' after being the first woman to conquer all 282 Munros in winter

WATCH: Inverness climber is 'proud' after being the first woman to conquer all 282 Munros in winter

WATCH: Inverness climber is 'proud' after being the first woman to conquer all 282 Munros in winter

14 March 2024

Anna Wells, who is now the first woman to have scaled all the Munros in a winter season, faced 87mph winds climbing her final mountain.


Success for Beauly forestry student in Scotland-wide awards

Success for Beauly forestry student in Scotland-wide awards

Success for Beauly forestry student in Scotland-wide awards

14 March 2024

A Beauly forestry student has received a top prize at a Scottish awards ceremony.


Ambitious restoration work begins on Victorian pond at Boleskine

Ambitious restoration work begins on Victorian pond at Boleskine

Ambitious restoration work begins on Victorian pond at Boleskine

12 March 2024

An ambitious project to restore a neglected Victorian pond behind Boleskine House near Loch Ness has started.


Protect our water, public urged

Protect our water, public urged

Protect our water, public urged

12 March 2024

The public have been urged to do their bit to help protect the country’s water.


Highland bothies set to close for improvement works this spring

Highland bothies set to close for improvement works this spring

Highland bothies set to close for improvement works this spring

09 March 2024

A number of bothies along the Cape Wrath Trail and in the Cairngorms are due to be closed during the spring.


Walking, cycling and wheeling "takes 16,000 cars off the road" every day in Inverness, new report claims

Walking, cycling and wheeling "takes 16,000 cars off the road" every day in Inverness, new report claims

Walking, cycling and wheeling "takes 16,000 cars off the road" every day in Inverness, new report claims

06 March 2024

A new report claims that walking, cycling and wheeling in Inverness take up to 16,000 cars off the road every day.


ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Cloud cover fails to put brakes on bike trip to Munros

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Cloud cover fails to put brakes on bike trip to Munros

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Cloud cover fails to put brakes on bike trip to Munros

04 March 2024

John Davidson uses the mountain bike to access two hills at Attadale, where mechanical issues add to the adventure


Major changes to Highland waste and recycle collection confirmed by council

Major changes to Highland waste and recycle collection confirmed by council

Major changes to Highland waste and recycle collection confirmed by council

04 March 2024

Significant changes to waste and recycling collections across Highland are set to rolled out as improvements announced by council.


Stark new statistics highlight scale of Highland wildfires

Stark new statistics highlight scale of Highland wildfires

Stark new statistics highlight scale of Highland wildfires

04 March 2024

A wildfire was detected an average of every day during the peak of last year's season ­– with the Highlands hit by almost a third of all blazes.


Clan chief Lord Lovat expresses 'surprise' at power giant's enlarged plans for controversial substation

Clan chief Lord Lovat expresses 'surprise' at power giant's enlarged plans for controversial substation

Clan chief Lord Lovat expresses 'surprise' at power giant's enlarged plans for controversial substation

04 March 2024

A clan chief has expressed “surprise” at a power giant’s enlargement of controversial plans to build an electricity substation on his ancient lands.


WATCH: Inverness climber challenges herself to be the first woman to tackle all 282 Munros in Scotland in winter

WATCH: Inverness climber challenges herself to be the first woman to tackle all 282 Munros in Scotland in winter

WATCH: Inverness climber challenges herself to be the first woman to tackle all 282 Munros in Scotland in winter

02 March 2024

Anna Wells, from Inverness has made it her mission to climb all 282 munros in Scotland this astronomical winter


Lovat Shinty Club to turn down SSEN donations amidst concerns over expansion of substation plans

Lovat Shinty Club to turn down SSEN donations amidst concerns over expansion of substation plans

Lovat Shinty Club to turn down SSEN donations amidst concerns over expansion of substation plans

02 March 2024

A Highland shinty club issued a statement announcing they will refuse donations from energy giant SSEN.


Green energy park is offering low-cost units for businesses

Green energy park is offering low-cost units for businesses

Green energy park is offering low-cost units for businesses

01 March 2024

Highland Woodchip Co Ltd has reached completion on its new Green Energy Park in Grantown-on-Spey.


Ancient woodland could be lost to planned hydro scheme near Loch Ness, says charity

Ancient woodland could be lost to planned hydro scheme near Loch Ness, says charity

Ancient woodland could be lost to planned hydro scheme near Loch Ness, says charity

29 February 2024

A leading conservation charity is "strongly" objecting to a proposed green energy project on the south side of Loch Ness.


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