COASTAL flood alerts were still in place around the Moray and Cromarty firths this morning as high winds continued to cause road and ferry disruption.
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 and business leaders have joined up to seek assurances from the Scottish Government that it remains committed to upgrading the A9 and A96.
The owner of Millennium Wind Farm near Glenmoriston has launched an initiative aimed at improving the skills of local workers.
Around 70 people attended a tree planting day organised by Dunain Community Wood as part of a Big Climate Fightback scheme.
Figures suggest the Highlands' brown bin scheme is making less money this year, despite charging people more for the service.
Highland Council’s environmental health team was on site today to co-ordinate disposal of the sperm whale which died yesterday.
WEATHER forecasters have issued a yellow warning amid predictions for “persistent and heavy rain” in the Highlands later this week.
A stranded sperm whale which beached near Inverness is thought to have died.
Concerns have been raised over a sperm whale which has beached at Ardersier.
A YELLOW weather warning for storm force winds has been issued for many parts of the Highlands.