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Belladrum organisers release travel updates in bid to avoid traffic chaos repeat

Belladrum organisers release travel updates in bid to avoid traffic chaos repeat

Belladrum organisers release travel updates in bid to avoid traffic chaos repeat

12 June 2024

Plans to improve the traffic at a Highland festival have been announced after last year saw festival-goers held up in queues of up to five hours.


Deadline looms for public consultation on improving transport in Highlands and Islands

Deadline looms for public consultation on improving transport in Highlands and Islands

Deadline looms for public consultation on improving transport in Highlands and Islands

12 June 2024

The deadline is looming for people to give their views on a 20-year vision to improve transport in the Highlands and Islands.


£2 million A9 roadworks south of Inverness between Slochd and Tomatin to take ‘summer break’

£2 million A9 roadworks south of Inverness between Slochd and Tomatin to take ‘summer break’

£2 million A9 roadworks south of Inverness between Slochd and Tomatin to take ‘summer break’

11 June 2024

Due to works reprogramming BEAR Scotland says resurfacing works on the A9 at Tomatin will not now be completed until the end of August.


Airline security restrictions reintroduced at Highland airports

Airline security restrictions reintroduced at Highland airports

Airline security restrictions reintroduced at Highland airports

11 June 2024

Airline passengers have been warned that restrictions on liquids in hand luggage have been reintroduced at Highland airports.


PICTURES: Loch Ness Classic Car Tour covers 160-mile route around the Highlands in aid of local charities

PICTURES: Loch Ness Classic Car Tour covers 160-mile route around the Highlands in aid of local charities

PICTURES: Loch Ness Classic Car Tour covers 160-mile route around the Highlands in aid of local charities

09 June 2024

Occasional rain showers and ‘squally’ winds did not deter entrants in this year’s Loch Ness Classic Car Tour.


A82 south of Invermoriston set close for nine nights for road works

A82 south of Invermoriston set close for nine nights for road works

A82 south of Invermoriston set close for nine nights for road works

07 June 2024

Transport Scotland announced that resurfacing works on the A82 between Invergarry and Invermoriston are due to start on Sunday, June 30.


Are we ready to leave the car at home when going to Inverness city centre?

Are we ready to leave the car at home when going to Inverness city centre?

Are we ready to leave the car at home when going to Inverness city centre?

07 June 2024

Ensuring strong incentives and affordable, reliable and regular public transport is in place first will be vital, says our columnist.


Council begins statutory traffic order consultation into Academy Street plan

Council begins statutory traffic order consultation into Academy Street plan

Council begins statutory traffic order consultation into Academy Street plan

07 June 2024

Controversial moves to slash traffic volumes on a busy Inverness street have passed another milestone after the council began statutory consultation.


£28,000 in pavement parking fines issued to more than 400 Highland motorists

£28,000 in pavement parking fines issued to more than 400 Highland motorists

£28,000 in pavement parking fines issued to more than 400 Highland motorists

07 June 2024

Hundreds of Highland motorists have been fined for parking on pavements in the months since new laws came into force.


UPDATE: Road reopens after two-vehicle crash on the A9 near Alness

UPDATE: Road reopens after two-vehicle crash on the A9 near Alness

UPDATE: Road reopens after two-vehicle crash on the A9 near Alness

07 June 2024

The A9 between Evanton and Alness has reopened following a two-vehicle collision earlier today.


Northbound lane of A9 closed at Skiach services due to two-vehicle crash

Northbound lane of A9 closed at Skiach services due to two-vehicle crash

Northbound lane of A9 closed at Skiach services due to two-vehicle crash

07 June 2024

The northbound lane of the A9 is closed due to a collision at Skiach Services near Evanton.


Inverness firefighter still hospitalised after vehicle crash while on route to Skye to rescue cow

Inverness firefighter still hospitalised after vehicle crash while on route to Skye to rescue cow

Inverness firefighter still hospitalised after vehicle crash while on route to Skye to rescue cow

06 June 2024

Investigation is underway after firefighters were dispatched from Inverness to Skye when they collided with a commercial van.


Police ‘disappointed’ at lorry and farm vehicles flouting rules after Highland crackdown

Police ‘disappointed’ at lorry and farm vehicles flouting rules after Highland crackdown

Police ‘disappointed’ at lorry and farm vehicles flouting rules after Highland crackdown

06 June 2024

"Disappointed" police have hit out at a minority of commercial and agricultural vehicle motorists who flout drivers' hours rules and loading limits.


Transport secretary confirms three bids received for Tomatin to Moy A9 dualling contract

Transport secretary confirms three bids received for Tomatin to Moy A9 dualling contract

Transport secretary confirms three bids received for Tomatin to Moy A9 dualling contract

06 June 2024

Cabinet secretary for transport, Fiona Hyslop MSP, confirmed three bids have been received for work on the six-mile stretch.


Edinburgh Taylor Swift concert: How to get to Eras tour at Murrayfield Stadium from Inverness

Edinburgh Taylor Swift concert: How to get to Eras tour at Murrayfield Stadium from Inverness

Edinburgh Taylor Swift concert: How to get to Eras tour at Murrayfield Stadium from Inverness

04 June 2024

All you need to know for travelling to Edinburgh this weekend for Taylor Swift’s Eras tour.


UPDATE: A9 reopens after earlier crash

UPDATE: A9 reopens after earlier crash

UPDATE: A9 reopens after earlier crash

03 June 2024

A busy Highland trunk road has reopened to traffic following an earlier two-vehicle crash, Traffic Scotland has confirmed.


A9 closed near Skiach following a two-vehicle road crash

A9 closed near Skiach following a two-vehicle road crash

A9 closed near Skiach following a two-vehicle road crash

03 June 2024

Emergency services are in attendance and a diversion is in place at the Skiach services.


Police attend road crash along Cawdor Road in Nairn

Police attend road crash along Cawdor Road in Nairn

Police attend road crash along Cawdor Road in Nairn

03 June 2024

The incident took place at around 10.30am today (Monday, June 3).


Ex-Inverness police officer kick starts campervan business to benefit mental health after suffering from PTSD

Ex-Inverness police officer kick starts campervan business to benefit mental health after suffering from PTSD

Ex-Inverness police officer kick starts campervan business to benefit mental health after suffering from PTSD

03 June 2024

Fiona Wares was diagnosed with PTSD and left her job in the Police after 16 years to help others feel the benefits of being at one with nature.


Transport officials warned senior ministers not to place ‘definitive date’ on dualling of A9, reports say

Transport officials warned senior ministers not to place ‘definitive date’ on dualling of A9, reports say

Transport officials warned senior ministers not to place ‘definitive date’ on dualling of A9, reports say

03 June 2024

Reports say a Transport Scotland briefing in December 2022 warned a “definitive date” should not be placed on the project.


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