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170mm of rain to bring flooding and travel disruption to Highlands, Met Office warns

170mm of rain to bring flooding and travel disruption to Highlands, Met Office warns

170mm of rain to bring flooding and travel disruption to Highlands, Met Office warns

02 February 2024

Yellow warning issued amid fears 'persistent' rain will cause travel disruption and flooding in western and central parts of the Highlands.


'Don't risk it!' – Warning as clear-up of storm damage in Highland forests continues

'Don't risk it!' – Warning as clear-up of storm damage in Highland forests continues

'Don't risk it!' – Warning as clear-up of storm damage in Highland forests continues

02 February 2024

People are being urged not to risk their own safety by entering forests where storm damage is still being assessed and cleared.


Funding bid for Inverness gull control

Funding bid for Inverness gull control

Funding bid for Inverness gull control

31 January 2024

The menace of aggressive marauding gulls in Inverness was highlighted during a funding request for Inverness Gull Project 2024.


Highland Green MSP welcomes positive impact that disposable vapes ban will have on the region

Highland Green MSP welcomes positive impact that disposable vapes ban will have on the region

Highland Green MSP welcomes positive impact that disposable vapes ban will have on the region

31 January 2024

The forthcoming ban on disposable vapes will mean a cleaner, greener and healthier future for people in the Highlands according to a local MSP.


WEATHER UPDATE: Wind gusts of more than 100mph recorded in the Highlands

WEATHER UPDATE: Wind gusts of more than 100mph recorded in the Highlands

WEATHER UPDATE: Wind gusts of more than 100mph recorded in the Highlands

31 January 2024

Strong winds and rain are battering the Highlands – with gusts of 101mph recorded at Invergordon Life Boat Station earlier today (January 31).


WATCH: 'Kincraig Kong' spied by drone team in search for Highland Wildlife Park monkey

WATCH: 'Kincraig Kong' spied by drone team in search for Highland Wildlife Park monkey

WATCH: 'Kincraig Kong' spied by drone team in search for Highland Wildlife Park monkey

31 January 2024

The hunt for the Japanese macaque goes on after four days.


85mph gale warning extended into Inverness by Met Office

85mph gale warning extended into Inverness by Met Office

85mph gale warning extended into Inverness by Met Office

30 January 2024

Storm force winds are set to batter more of the far north on Wednesday, the Met Office has warned after extending a yellow alert for gales.


Caley Thistle's £40 million bid for 'financial security' set for decision day

Caley Thistle's £40 million bid for 'financial security' set for decision day

Caley Thistle's £40 million bid for 'financial security' set for decision day

29 January 2024

But Highland Council is recommending refusing the plans despite officials withdrawing objections.


ACTIVE OUTDOORS: On the slide to the setting of The Traitors finale – Evanton's Pink House

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: On the slide to the setting of The Traitors finale – Evanton's Pink House

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: On the slide to the setting of The Traitors finale – Evanton's Pink House

29 January 2024

Hector Mackenzie takes a stroll to one of Ross-shire's most intriguing landmarks which featured in the first series of the popular BBC TV show


100 tyres dumped by fly-tippers on shores of Loch Ness

100 tyres dumped by fly-tippers on shores of Loch Ness

100 tyres dumped by fly-tippers on shores of Loch Ness

29 January 2024

Fly-tippers have dumped at least 100 used tyres on the shores of Loch Ness.


WATCH: Have you seen this monkey? Highland Wildlife Park team calls for help to trace Japanese macaque on the run

WATCH: Have you seen this monkey? Highland Wildlife Park team calls for help to trace Japanese macaque on the run

WATCH: Have you seen this monkey? Highland Wildlife Park team calls for help to trace Japanese macaque on the run

28 January 2024

A Japanese macaque has escaped its enclosure from a popular Highland wildlife conservation park.


80mph gusts to batter Highland coasts, warns Met Office after issuing yellow weather warning

80mph gusts to batter Highland coasts, warns Met Office after issuing yellow weather warning

80mph gusts to batter Highland coasts, warns Met Office after issuing yellow weather warning

27 January 2024

Gusts of up to 80mph are set to batter the north-west Highland coast and Minch, the Met Office has warned.


Highland contractor RJ McLeod wins multimillion-pound award to upgrade north roads

Highland contractor RJ McLeod wins multimillion-pound award to upgrade north roads

Highland contractor RJ McLeod wins multimillion-pound award to upgrade north roads

25 January 2024

Minor roads in the west Highlands that offer vital routes for local people as well as access to remote mountains and glens are to be improved.


Could Ben Wyvis be at heart of Scotland's newest national park?

Could Ben Wyvis be at heart of Scotland's newest national park?

Could Ben Wyvis be at heart of Scotland's newest national park?

24 January 2024

Ben Wyvis is at the centre of a bid to become Scotland’s newest national park.


2000 homes still without power after Storm Jocelyn

2000 homes still without power after Storm Jocelyn

2000 homes still without power after Storm Jocelyn

24 January 2024

Around 2000 homes across the north were still without power at lunchtime on Wednesday, but SSEN hopes to reconnect them by the end of the day.


Your chance to have a say on Glen Affric and Loch Ness national park bid

Your chance to have a say on Glen Affric and Loch Ness national park bid

Your chance to have a say on Glen Affric and Loch Ness national park bid

23 January 2024

A series of public events starting this week will outline the case for a new national park stretching through Glen Affric to Loch Ness.


3500 homes still without electricity after Storm Isha power cuts – and some will remain blacked out overnight

3500 homes still without electricity after Storm Isha power cuts – and some will remain blacked out overnight

3500 homes still without electricity after Storm Isha power cuts – and some will remain blacked out overnight

22 January 2024

Thousands of homes across Scotland were still without power at 5pm on Monday evening following overnight outages caused by Storm Isha.


Power cut hot food and drink support set up in Strathglass amid ongoing Storm Isha impact

Power cut hot food and drink support set up in Strathglass amid ongoing Storm Isha impact

Power cut hot food and drink support set up in Strathglass amid ongoing Storm Isha impact

22 January 2024

A support unit serving hot food and drink has been set up in Cannich to help those still affected by Storm Isha power cuts.


Have your bins been missed? Highland Council issues waste collection advice following storms

Have your bins been missed? Highland Council issues waste collection advice following storms

Have your bins been missed? Highland Council issues waste collection advice following storms

22 January 2024

Households whose bin collections have been missed due to disruption from the recent heavy snows & gales have been given an update by Highland Council.


'Extreme' 100mph wind forecast sparks red 'danger to life' Storm Isha warning from Met Office for Highlands

'Extreme' 100mph wind forecast sparks red 'danger to life' Storm Isha warning from Met Office for Highlands

'Extreme' 100mph wind forecast sparks red 'danger to life' Storm Isha warning from Met Office for Highlands

22 January 2024

The red warning, which was issued shortly before midnight, covers areas around the Moray Firth.


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