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Highland Extinction Rebellion activists to add voices to anti-fossil fuel insurance march

Highland Extinction Rebellion activists to add voices to anti-fossil fuel insurance march

Highland Extinction Rebellion activists to add voices to anti-fossil fuel insurance march

29 February 2024

Climate change activists from the Highlands are set to head for Glasgow to add their voices to a mass protest as part of the Global Week of Action.


NICKY MARR: Hit pause on new national parks

NICKY MARR: Hit pause on new national parks

NICKY MARR: Hit pause on new national parks

28 February 2024

Can we press pause on more National Parks? Just till we’re back on track with the vital stuff?


EDWARD MOUNTAIN: New energy efficiency Bill could 'obliterate' Highland finances

EDWARD MOUNTAIN: New energy efficiency Bill could 'obliterate' Highland finances

EDWARD MOUNTAIN: New energy efficiency Bill could 'obliterate' Highland finances

27 February 2024

The MSP warns that 'it is practically impossible' for Highland homes to meet proposed energy performance standard.


Major power substation site's size horrifies Highland residents

Major power substation site's size horrifies Highland residents

Major power substation site's size horrifies Highland residents

27 February 2024

Horrified campaigners have hit out at a power giant after claiming plans for a substation near Kiltarlity will be much larger than originally cited.


Scottish Ministers' halt to new 17-turbine wind farm plans south of Nairn welcomed by councillors

Scottish Ministers' halt to new 17-turbine wind farm plans south of Nairn welcomed by councillors

Scottish Ministers' halt to new 17-turbine wind farm plans south of Nairn welcomed by councillors

27 February 2024

Nairn councillors have welcomed the decision by Scottish Ministers to halt plans to build a controversial wind farm on the Dava Moor.


ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Exploring the islands of Loch Tarff by kayak

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Exploring the islands of Loch Tarff by kayak

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Exploring the islands of Loch Tarff by kayak

26 February 2024

John Davidson enjoys a peaceful paddle around Loch Tarff, in the hills above Fort Augustus near Loch Ness


Popular Black Isle Tattie Day provides chance to grow your own potatoes

Popular Black Isle Tattie Day provides chance to grow your own potatoes

Popular Black Isle Tattie Day provides chance to grow your own potatoes

26 February 2024

The popular Black Isle Tattie Day will be back at North Kessock Village Hall on Saturday March 2.


New food waste reduction opportunity for Highland firms

New food waste reduction opportunity for Highland firms

New food waste reduction opportunity for Highland firms

24 February 2024

Food and drink businesses in the Highlands interested in improving environmental performance by reducing food waste can join a new group.


Lethen Wind Farm plan near Grantown is rejected by Ministers

Lethen Wind Farm plan near Grantown is rejected by Ministers

Lethen Wind Farm plan near Grantown is rejected by Ministers

24 February 2024

ECU decision announced last night to Strathy


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.


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