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Federica Stefani


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Federica Stefani is a reporter at Highland News and Media specialising in environment, transport and food&drink as well as podcasting. An MA graduate in Multimedia Journalism at Glasgow Caledonian University, she joined HNM in 2019, also working as part the digital development team.

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Loch Ness Marathon features among top 10 most in-demand marathons in the world

18 April 2024
Loch Ness Marathon features among top 10 most in-demand marathons in the world

Loch Ness Marathon features among top 10 most in-demand marathons in the world

18 April 2024

The Loch Ness Marathon is ranked among the top ten most in-demand marathons around the world, according to a recent survey.


Author inspired by ‘remoteness’ of the Highlands after move to Inverness

14 April 2024
Author inspired by ‘remoteness’ of the Highlands after move to Inverness

Author inspired by ‘remoteness’ of the Highlands after move to Inverness

14 April 2024

A thriller writer who has moved from Dorset to Inverness is finding fresh inspiration in her new Highland life.


New children’s book by popular Inverness writer is released today

11 April 2024
New children’s book by popular Inverness writer is released today

New children’s book by popular Inverness writer is released today

11 April 2024

Inverness Castle is among the settings of a new historic novel for young readers set during the time of Mary Queen of Scots.


People living in the Highlands encouraged to access Parkinson’s exercise programmes

11 April 2024
People living in the Highlands encouraged to access Parkinson’s exercise programmes

People living in the Highlands encouraged to access Parkinson’s exercise programmes

11 April 2024

High Life Highland is raising awareness of the support available in the region to mark World Parkinson’s Day today (April 11).


UPDATE: Man (62) who went missing from the Highlands is found

10 April 2024
UPDATE: Man (62) who went missing from the Highlands is found

UPDATE: Man (62) who went missing from the Highlands is found

10 April 2024

A 62-year-old man was traced safe and well after going missing on Monday.


Staff shortage prompts cancellations on Far North Line

03 April 2024
Staff shortage prompts cancellations on Far North Line

Staff shortage prompts cancellations on Far North Line

03 April 2024

Services between Inverness and Wick are being cancelled today due to a shortage of train crew.


WATCH: Highland Traitors star set to launch cancer charity race in memory of grandparents

03 April 2024
WATCH: Highland Traitors star set to launch cancer charity race in memory of grandparents

WATCH: Highland Traitors star set to launch cancer charity race in memory of grandparents

03 April 2024

A star of TV hit The Traitors who lost both her grandparents to cancer has been chosen to help launch a charity event in Inverness.


Could you be Ness Factor's next singing superstar?

27 March 2024
Could you be Ness Factor's next singing superstar?

Could you be Ness Factor's next singing superstar?

27 March 2024

The search has begun for ten talented contestants to participate to a much-loved singing competition in aid of Highland Hospice.


Beauly woman set for epic challenge to climb all Grahams after battling with cancer

24 March 2024
Beauly woman set for epic challenge to climb all Grahams after battling with cancer

Beauly woman set for epic challenge to climb all Grahams after battling with cancer

24 March 2024

A hillwalker from Beauly is about to embark a new journey to climb all of the Grahams in Scotland – after three cancer diagnosis in the past 12 years.


Tax reliefs at Inverness and Cromarty Firth Green Freeport extended by five years

24 March 2024
Tax reliefs at Inverness and Cromarty Firth Green Freeport extended by five years

Tax reliefs at Inverness and Cromarty Firth Green Freeport extended by five years

24 March 2024

The Scottish Government has announced that tax reliefs at the Inverness and Cromarty Firth Green Freeport will be extended to 2034.


'I just want to let them know he wasn't alone' – nurse sat with elderly man after fatal A9 crash

23 March 2024
'I just want to let them know he wasn't alone' – nurse sat with elderly man after fatal A9 crash

'I just want to let them know he wasn't alone' – nurse sat with elderly man after fatal A9 crash

23 March 2024

A nurse at the scene of a fatal road crash on the A9 said she hopes to give some comfort to his family by letting them know he wasn't alone.


'Tragic loss' on A9 sparks fresh calls to dual 'dangerous road'

22 March 2024
'Tragic loss' on A9 sparks fresh calls to dual 'dangerous road'

'Tragic loss' on A9 sparks fresh calls to dual 'dangerous road'

22 March 2024

A fatal road crash on the A9 which claimed the life of a 90-year-old man has prompted fresh dualling calls.


Fundraiser for truck driver who died in Black Isle A9 crash close to £9000 in only 5 days

19 March 2024
Fundraiser for truck driver who died in Black Isle A9 crash close to £9000 in only 5 days

Fundraiser for truck driver who died in Black Isle A9 crash close to £9000 in only 5 days

19 March 2024

A COMMUNITY effort to support the family of a man who died in an accident on the A9 has raised almost £9000 in a matter of days.


Highland truck show looking for sponsors to make Muir event 'bigger and better' in 2024

10 March 2024
Highland truck show looking for sponsors to make Muir event 'bigger and better' in 2024

Highland truck show looking for sponsors to make Muir event 'bigger and better' in 2024

10 March 2024

A popular family event in the Highlands is looking for financial backing to grow their show this year.


First live music venues network in the Highlands seeks to make tours more sustainable

03 March 2024
First live music venues network in the Highlands seeks to make tours more sustainable

First live music venues network in the Highlands seeks to make tours more sustainable

03 March 2024

Communities in the Highlands are teaming up to boost sustainability of live performances in the region and engage more deeply with local people.


University of the Highlands and Islands appoints new executive director of finance

28 February 2024
University of the Highlands and Islands appoints new executive director of finance

University of the Highlands and Islands appoints new executive director of finance

28 February 2024

The University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI) has appointed Mike Baxter as executive director of finance.


Top Whin Park family attraction calling for volunteers for the new season

28 February 2024
Top Whin Park family attraction calling for volunteers for the new season

Top Whin Park family attraction calling for volunteers for the new season

28 February 2024

A popular Inverness family-friendly attraction is looking for support as they get ready to open next month.


UPDATE: Train line reopens between Inverness and Dingwall after incident

21 February 2024
UPDATE: Train line reopens between Inverness and Dingwall after incident

UPDATE: Train line reopens between Inverness and Dingwall after incident

21 February 2024

The railway line between Inverness and Dingwall has now reopened after emergency services attended an incident before 8am today.


New room for bereaved parents launches at Raigmore Hospital's maternity unit

17 February 2024
New room for bereaved parents launches at Raigmore Hospital's maternity unit

New room for bereaved parents launches at Raigmore Hospital's maternity unit

17 February 2024

A new suite to support families at the critical time of baby loss was officially opened today (February 16) in Inverness.


WATCH: Costs of "desperately needed" replacement prison in the Highland capital set to exceed £140 million budget

31 January 2024
WATCH: Costs of "desperately needed" replacement prison in the Highland capital set to exceed £140 million budget

WATCH: Costs of "desperately needed" replacement prison in the Highland capital set to exceed £140 million budget

31 January 2024

The costs for a new prison in the Highlands will not remain within the estimated budget, the Scottish Government’s justice secretary admitted today.


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