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Snow warning issued by Met Office

Snow warning issued by Met Office

Snow warning issued by Met Office

A SNOW and ice weather alert has been issued for the Highlands, amid warnings that up to six centimetres of snow could fall on higher ground tonight.


Council seeking assurances on road upgrades

Council seeking assurances on road upgrades

Council seeking assurances on road upgrades

COUNCIL and business leaders have joined up to seek assurances from the Scottish Government that it remains committed to upgrading the A9 and A96.


Wind farm firm helps grow skills

Wind farm firm helps grow skills

Wind farm firm helps grow skills

The owner of Millennium Wind Farm near Glenmoriston has launched an initiative aimed at improving the skills of local workers.


PICTURES: Volunteers help give new life to local woodlands

PICTURES: Volunteers help give new life to local woodlands

PICTURES: Volunteers help give new life to local woodlands

Around 70 people attended a tree planting day organised by Dunain Community Wood as part of a Big Climate Fightback scheme.


Brown bin scheme making less money after rise in charges

Brown bin scheme making less money after rise in charges

Brown bin scheme making less money after rise in charges

Figures suggest the Highlands' brown bin scheme is making less money this year, despite charging people more for the service.


Council co-ordinates disposal of beached whale

Council co-ordinates disposal of beached whale

Council co-ordinates disposal of beached whale

Highland Council’s environmental health team was on site today to co-ordinate disposal of the sperm whale which died yesterday.


Met Office issues alert amid forecast for heavy and persistent rain

Met Office issues alert amid forecast for heavy and persistent rain

Met Office issues alert amid forecast for heavy and persistent rain

WEATHER forecasters have issued a yellow warning amid predictions for “persistent and heavy rain” in the Highlands later this week.


VIDEO: Beached sperm whale feared dead near Inverness

VIDEO: Beached sperm whale feared dead near Inverness

VIDEO: Beached sperm whale feared dead near Inverness

A stranded sperm whale which beached near Inverness is thought to have died.


Beached sperm whale spotted near Inverness

Beached sperm whale spotted near Inverness

Beached sperm whale spotted near Inverness

Concerns have been raised over a sperm whale which has beached at Ardersier.


Storm forecast sparks Met Office weather warning

Storm forecast sparks Met Office weather warning

Storm forecast sparks Met Office weather warning

A YELLOW weather warning for storm force winds has been issued for many parts of the Highlands.


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