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ScotRail confirms normal service will resume on Inverness to Wick route tomorrow

07 November 2022
ScotRail confirms normal service will resume on Inverness to Wick route tomorrow

ScotRail confirms normal service will resume on Inverness to Wick route tomorrow

07 November 2022

ScotRail has confirmed that its full timetable will resume tomorrow (Tuesday, November 8).


Author follows in the footsteps of ghosts with new book 'The Stone of Destiny'

29 October 2022
Author follows in the footsteps of ghosts with new book 'The Stone of Destiny'

Author follows in the footsteps of ghosts with new book 'The Stone of Destiny'

29 October 2022

This Halloween sees the release of The Stone of Destiny, the second instalment of Andrew Neil MacLeod’s The Casebook of Johnson and Boswell trilogy.


Council to set out ELC budget position

24 October 2022
Council to set out ELC budget position

Council to set out ELC budget position

24 October 2022

An update on the Early Learning and Childcare (ELC) budget position is provided in a new report from Highland Council.


Sutherland residents urged to get help with bills and debt as survey reveals 600,000 Scots are struggling.

21 October 2022
Sutherland residents urged to get help with bills and debt as survey reveals 600,000 Scots are struggling.

Sutherland residents urged to get help with bills and debt as survey reveals 600,000 Scots are struggling.

21 October 2022

Bills and debt information from Advice Direct Scotland.


PICTURES: Lejog record breaking swimmer hits Groats after enduring swarms of jellyfish, sharks and a military exercise en route

19 October 2022
PICTURES: Lejog record breaking swimmer hits Groats after enduring swarms of jellyfish, sharks and a military exercise en route

PICTURES: Lejog record breaking swimmer hits Groats after enduring swarms of jellyfish, sharks and a military exercise en route

19 October 2022

Jasmine Harrison completed a record breaking Lejog coastal swim on Tuesday and the first to greet her at the harbour was her delighted spaniel, Bonnie


New environmental film 'The Dreaming Bog' by Sutherland filmmaker to be screened in Helmsdale this weekend

12 October 2022
New environmental film 'The Dreaming Bog' by Sutherland filmmaker to be screened in Helmsdale this weekend

New environmental film 'The Dreaming Bog' by Sutherland filmmaker to be screened in Helmsdale this weekend

12 October 2022

Timespan in Helmsdale is hosting a screening of a new environmental film, The Dreaming Bog, on Saturday.


World Mental Health Day is on Monday – links for help and advice

08 October 2022
World Mental Health Day is on Monday – links for help and advice

World Mental Health Day is on Monday – links for help and advice

08 October 2022

The Highland Council supports World Mental Health Day on Monday (October 10) and encourages people to reach out for help.


WATCH: See dramatic coastguard rescue as eight members of fishing crew are saved as vessel sinks

07 October 2022
WATCH: See dramatic coastguard rescue as eight members of fishing crew are saved as vessel sinks

WATCH: See dramatic coastguard rescue as eight members of fishing crew are saved as vessel sinks

07 October 2022

Eight crew members have been rescued after a fishing vessel sank following a collision with another vessel in the North Sea.


Caithness and Sutherland's Flow Country may benefit as Scotland’s New National Park stakeholder consultation is launched

07 October 2022
Caithness and Sutherland's Flow Country may benefit as Scotland’s New National Park stakeholder consultation is launched

Caithness and Sutherland's Flow Country may benefit as Scotland’s New National Park stakeholder consultation is launched

07 October 2022

The Flow Country of Caithness and Sutherland may achieve national park status after the launch of a consultation today.


Windy Wednesday forecast by Met Office for Sutherland

04 October 2022
Windy Wednesday forecast by Met Office for Sutherland

Windy Wednesday forecast by Met Office for Sutherland

04 October 2022

The Met Office has issued a Yellow Warning for gusts of wind that may reach 70 to 80 mph across Sutherland and other parts of Highland.


WATCH: Mammoth rope of almost 600lb removed from Dunnet beach thanks to Caithness Beach Cleans team – see how they haul out the hawser

02 October 2022
WATCH: Mammoth rope of almost 600lb removed from Dunnet beach thanks to Caithness Beach Cleans team – see how they haul out the hawser

WATCH: Mammoth rope of almost 600lb removed from Dunnet beach thanks to Caithness Beach Cleans team – see how they haul out the hawser

02 October 2022

Members of a local beach cleaning team had their hands full this week when they hauled out a massive mooring rope from a ship laid up on Dunnet beach.


BBC is looking for secret singing talent in Sutherland

02 October 2022
BBC is looking for secret singing talent in Sutherland

BBC is looking for secret singing talent in Sutherland

02 October 2022

BBC Scotland is on a mission to create a unique choir led by vocal coach to the stars, Yvie Burnett, for her new series, ‘Scotland Sings’.


Met Office warns of strong winds across north-west and north Sutherland coast

29 September 2022
Met Office warns of strong winds across north-west and north Sutherland coast

Met Office warns of strong winds across north-west and north Sutherland coast

29 September 2022

A spell of very windy weather is expected on Friday.


Saved from the crusher – vintage car Bluebell takes to the roads of Caithness and visits Castle of Mey

27 September 2022
Saved from the crusher – vintage car Bluebell takes to the roads of Caithness and visits Castle of Mey

Saved from the crusher – vintage car Bluebell takes to the roads of Caithness and visits Castle of Mey

27 September 2022

The sun shone brightly around the Castle of Mey on Sunday as members of a vintage vehicle club paid homage to one very special little car.


Maritime charity announces photo competition winners

26 September 2022
Maritime charity announces photo competition winners

Maritime charity announces photo competition winners

26 September 2022

National maritime charity, the Shipwrecked Mariners’ Society, has announced the winner of its tenth annual photography competition.


Covers back on at Swartigill as archaeology team assess the latest discoveries at Iron Age site in Caithness – ancient bead highlights possible Caithness connections with the Roman Empire

20 September 2022
Covers back on at Swartigill as archaeology team assess the latest discoveries at Iron Age site in Caithness – ancient bead highlights possible Caithness connections with the Roman Empire

Covers back on at Swartigill as archaeology team assess the latest discoveries at Iron Age site in Caithness – ancient bead highlights possible Caithness connections with the Roman Empire

20 September 2022

The Iron Age site at Swartigill has yielded up its treasures with one artefact showing a possible connection between Caithness and the Roman Empire.


Lyth animal activist raises money for the dogs of Ukraine – pet Chihuahua walks over 120 miles with her on charity bid

18 September 2022
Lyth animal activist raises money for the dogs of Ukraine – pet Chihuahua walks over 120 miles with her on charity bid

Lyth animal activist raises money for the dogs of Ukraine – pet Chihuahua walks over 120 miles with her on charity bid

18 September 2022

Animal activist and model Natalie Oag has been raising money to help Ukrainian refugees fleeing with their dogs and those left behind in the conflict.


Police appeal after fatal crash on A9

17 September 2022
Police appeal after fatal crash on A9

Police appeal after fatal crash on A9

17 September 2022

Road policing officers are appealing for information following a fatal road crash on the A9 last night.


'Thar she blows!' – Humpback whale breaks the waves near Achastle coastline close to Lybster

16 September 2022
'Thar she blows!' – Humpback whale breaks the waves near Achastle coastline close to Lybster

'Thar she blows!' – Humpback whale breaks the waves near Achastle coastline close to Lybster

16 September 2022

A Latheronwheel-based conservationist talked of his delight at seeing a humpback whale pass "within touching distance" off the coastline.


Confusion reigns as NC500 travellers overshoot route at Reiss after sign falls – residents at nearby cul-de-sac say it's like 'living in a car park'

16 September 2022
Confusion reigns as NC500 travellers overshoot route at Reiss after sign falls – residents at nearby cul-de-sac say it's like 'living in a car park'

Confusion reigns as NC500 travellers overshoot route at Reiss after sign falls – residents at nearby cul-de-sac say it's like 'living in a car park'

16 September 2022

A Highland councillor highlighted a North Coast 500 route issue in Caithness where drivers are being confused and locals angered due to a fallen sign.


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