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North MSP says 1200 social enterprises in Highlands and Islands play key role in Scottish economy

12 January 2024
North MSP says 1200 social enterprises in Highlands and Islands play key role in Scottish economy

North MSP says 1200 social enterprises in Highlands and Islands play key role in Scottish economy

12 January 2024

Ariane Burgess calls for more support for the sector


Senior management changes taking place at Dounreay

09 December 2023
Senior management changes taking place at Dounreay

Senior management changes taking place at Dounreay

09 December 2023

New-look executive team to be in place early next year


Chancellor's measures 'step in right direction' but don't far enough to help local economy

23 November 2023
Chancellor's measures 'step in right direction' but don't far enough to help local economy

Chancellor's measures 'step in right direction' but don't far enough to help local economy

23 November 2023

Jamie Stone and Trudy Morris respond to Autumn Statement


Mcleod family pledge 'to fight for justice no matter how long it takes'

17 November 2023
Mcleod family pledge 'to fight for justice no matter how long it takes'

Mcleod family pledge 'to fight for justice no matter how long it takes'

17 November 2023

Meeting to take place with Crown officials in Edinburgh later this month


Stone says proposed £6.6 million cut to Creative Scotland's budget is 'extremely distressing'

28 October 2023
Stone says proposed £6.6 million cut to Creative Scotland's budget is 'extremely distressing'

Stone says proposed £6.6 million cut to Creative Scotland's budget is 'extremely distressing'

28 October 2023

Far north MP wants Scottish Government to reconsider the plan


SubSea 7 preparing to start work on three pipelines for Aker BP

26 October 2023
SubSea 7 preparing to start work on three pipelines for Aker BP

SubSea 7 preparing to start work on three pipelines for Aker BP

26 October 2023

News of the contract was described as "really heartening" by Caithness business leader Trudy Morris


WATCH: Wick John O' Groats airport stages successful test flight of the largest unmanned air vehicle in Europe

26 October 2023
WATCH: Wick John O' Groats airport stages successful test flight of the largest unmanned air vehicle in Europe

WATCH: Wick John O' Groats airport stages successful test flight of the largest unmanned air vehicle in Europe

26 October 2023

Exercise aims to deliver blueprint for net zero regional aviation across the UK


Caithness woman takes part in gruelling triathlon world championship in Hawaii

26 October 2023
Caithness woman takes part in gruelling triathlon world championship in Hawaii

Caithness woman takes part in gruelling triathlon world championship in Hawaii

26 October 2023

Louise Sinclair felt "surprisingly fresh" after the demanding event


Gary Campbell is new chief executive at the Crofting Commission

24 October 2023
Gary Campbell is new chief executive at the Crofting Commission

Gary Campbell is new chief executive at the Crofting Commission

24 October 2023

He has worked in the public and private sectors in the Highlands and Islands


Ariane Burgess says climate crisis and the cost of living crisis cannot be separated

14 October 2023
Ariane Burgess says climate crisis and the cost of living crisis cannot be separated

Ariane Burgess says climate crisis and the cost of living crisis cannot be separated

14 October 2023

Policies to reduce carbon emissions and tackle poverty are needed, she says


Bill to create buffer zones to stop anti-abortion groups protesting outside medical facilities backed by north MSP

13 October 2023
Bill to create buffer zones to stop anti-abortion groups protesting outside medical facilities backed by north MSP

Bill to create buffer zones to stop anti-abortion groups protesting outside medical facilities backed by north MSP

13 October 2023

Ariane Burgess says the bill is really important


Stone to meet UK Government over hardships being faced by pensioners in the Highlands

10 October 2023
Stone to meet UK Government over hardships being faced by pensioners in the Highlands

Stone to meet UK Government over hardships being faced by pensioners in the Highlands

10 October 2023

MP says increased living costs have hit pensioners "particularly hard"


Unique chance for Caithness and north firms to get involved in offshore renewable energy sector

12 September 2023
Unique chance for Caithness and north firms to get involved in offshore renewable energy sector

Unique chance for Caithness and north firms to get involved in offshore renewable energy sector

12 September 2023

Companies in Caithness, Sutherland and Orkney could benefit from a unique opportunity to get involved in the growing offshore renewable energy sector.


Health and safety concerns raised with Dounreay management

08 September 2023
Health and safety concerns raised with Dounreay management

Health and safety concerns raised with Dounreay management

08 September 2023

Some trade union and safety representatives have no confidence in the management at Dounreay and have raised health and safety concerns at the site.


Memorial garden was created to honour the late Queen who died a year ago

08 September 2023
Memorial garden was created to honour the late Queen who died a year ago

Memorial garden was created to honour the late Queen who died a year ago

08 September 2023

A memorial garden was created at a house in Caithness to honour the late Queen who passed away a year ago on Friday.


Clarification needed on £10 million community benefit fund, says far north councillor

01 September 2023
Clarification needed on £10 million community benefit fund, says far north councillor

Clarification needed on £10 million community benefit fund, says far north councillor

01 September 2023

SSEN Transmission claims the money will have " a lasting positive economic impact in the region."


Nuclear company going into administration is 'a bitter blow for local employment' says Caithness business boss

16 August 2023
Nuclear company going into administration is 'a bitter blow for local employment' says Caithness business boss

Nuclear company going into administration is 'a bitter blow for local employment' says Caithness business boss

16 August 2023

Trudy Morris said announcement is "incredibly disappointing and concerning."


Company involved in decommissioning of the Dounreay nuclear plant has gone into administration

12 August 2023
Company involved in decommissioning of the Dounreay nuclear plant has gone into administration

Company involved in decommissioning of the Dounreay nuclear plant has gone into administration

12 August 2023

James Fisher Nuclear had a base at Bower


Stone backs dualling of A9 between Perth and Inverness but wants investment in the road north of the Highland capital

09 August 2023
Stone backs dualling of A9 between Perth and Inverness but wants investment in the road north of the Highland capital

Stone backs dualling of A9 between Perth and Inverness but wants investment in the road north of the Highland capital

09 August 2023

The Liberal Democrat MP says Scottish Government's broken promises are "breathtaking"


Plans for a major battery storage site near Reay 'under consideration'

09 August 2023
Plans for a major battery storage site near Reay 'under consideration'

Plans for a major battery storage site near Reay 'under consideration'

09 August 2023

Ylem Energy wants to build a 37 megawatt plant to provide power to the National Grid


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