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Gregor White is a news editor for Highland News and Media, working across multiple print titles as well as online. Gregor studied journalism at Napier University in Edinburgh and has previously worked in other local media and in local government PR.

New date for AgriScot 2024 agricultural business event

17 February 2024
New date for AgriScot 2024 agricultural business event

New date for AgriScot 2024 agricultural business event

17 February 2024

Leading agricultural business event AgriScot is being brought forward by one week this year.


Scottish Government seeks to tackle population challenges

17 February 2024
Scottish Government seeks to tackle population challenges

Scottish Government seeks to tackle population challenges

17 February 2024

A plan to strengthen communities facing population decline, including funding for local-led research, initiatives and support has been published.


Crofting Federation urges Scottish Government to distribute future funding fairly

17 February 2024
Crofting Federation urges Scottish Government to distribute future funding fairly

Crofting Federation urges Scottish Government to distribute future funding fairly

17 February 2024

The Scottish Crofting Federation (SCF) says it is "unclear" how future splits of the country's agricultural budget will impact crofters.


Highland Council will work 'hand in hand' with businesses to realise Green Freeport potential

14 February 2024
Highland Council will work 'hand in hand' with businesses to realise Green Freeport potential

Highland Council will work 'hand in hand' with businesses to realise Green Freeport potential

14 February 2024

Highland Council has responded to worries that not enough housing is planned to meet future demand in the region.


Business community calls for Highland Council to review development plan

13 February 2024
Business community calls for Highland Council to review development plan

Business community calls for Highland Council to review development plan

13 February 2024

Highland business leaders want councillors to ‘seize the opportunity’ of the Cromarty and Inverness Green Freeport to boost 'critical' infrastructure.


Crofter numbers in Scotland hit five-year high

11 February 2024
Crofter numbers in Scotland hit five-year high

Crofter numbers in Scotland hit five-year high

11 February 2024

New figures from the Crofting Commission show a big increase in new entrants to crofting – with over 500 joining the sector in the year to March 2023.


Expo event to showcase green economy careers for Highland youngsters

11 February 2024
Expo event to showcase green economy careers for Highland youngsters

Expo event to showcase green economy careers for Highland youngsters

11 February 2024

Green career opportunities are to be highlighted to young people across the region in a new, first of its kind event.


Bank of Scotland not persuaded by Highland MSP to reverse mobile service closure

11 February 2024
Bank of Scotland not persuaded by Highland MSP to reverse mobile service closure

Bank of Scotland not persuaded by Highland MSP to reverse mobile service closure

11 February 2024

Labour MSP Rhoda Grant led a debate in Holyrood about the Bank of Scotland's decision to withdraw mobile branch services across the country.


Highland Green MSP hosts event on coastal communities and marine policy

11 February 2024
Highland Green MSP hosts event on coastal communities and marine policy

Highland Green MSP hosts event on coastal communities and marine policy

11 February 2024

MSP Ariane Burgess hosted an event at Holyrood exploring what people value about Scotland’s coasts and seas and how they want to see them managed.


‘We wish the king the very best’ – MP

06 February 2024
‘We wish the king the very best’ – MP

‘We wish the king the very best’ – MP

06 February 2024

A far north MP has wished the king the very best following the news that he has been diagnosed with cancer.


Scottish Government minister hears more about Flow Country World Heritage bid

06 February 2024
Scottish Government minister hears more about Flow Country World Heritage bid

Scottish Government minister hears more about Flow Country World Heritage bid

06 February 2024

The Flow Country’s potential as a global exemplar for just transition to a low carbon future was explored as Scotland’s environment minister visited.


Sutherland charities urged to apply for Bank of Scotland fund support

03 February 2024
Sutherland charities urged to apply for Bank of Scotland fund support

Sutherland charities urged to apply for Bank of Scotland fund support

03 February 2024

The Bank of Scotland Foundation is encouraging charities supporting vulnerable people to apply to a new multi-year grant programme.


Highland Green MSP has questions about Scottish Government Local Food Strategy

02 February 2024
Highland Green MSP has questions about Scottish Government Local Food Strategy

Highland Green MSP has questions about Scottish Government Local Food Strategy

02 February 2024

Ariane Burgess says fair food prices and farm income are needed alongside the new strategy.


Smoking charity ASH Scotland needs help from quitters

28 January 2024
Smoking charity ASH Scotland needs help from quitters

Smoking charity ASH Scotland needs help from quitters

28 January 2024

People who have successfully given up smoking in the last couple of years are being encouraged to share how they managed to quit.


Highland communities face ‘cost of surviving’ financial crisis according to Westminster committee

27 January 2024
Highland communities face ‘cost of surviving’ financial crisis according to Westminster committee

Highland communities face ‘cost of surviving’ financial crisis according to Westminster committee

27 January 2024

The Scottish Affairs Committee says UK-wide schemes to support households with the cost of living were not sufficiently “rural-proofed”.


Scaling Royal Mail back is not the way to improve services, Highland business leader says

27 January 2024
Scaling Royal Mail back is not the way to improve services, Highland business leader says

Scaling Royal Mail back is not the way to improve services, Highland business leader says

27 January 2024

Businesses 'can't afford' scaling back of postal deliveries.


Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) looking for new board members

10 January 2024
Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) looking for new board members

Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) looking for new board members

10 January 2024

People with a commitment to the future of the Highlands and Islands are being invited to apply to join the board of the region’s development agency.


Highland rock climbing instructor taking on winter Munro challenge

06 January 2024
Highland rock climbing instructor taking on winter Munro challenge

Highland rock climbing instructor taking on winter Munro challenge

06 January 2024

A determined rock climbing instructor is on her way to bagging all 282 of Scotland's Munros after embarking on the challenge just before Christmas.


Three-quarters of Highland train stations not fully accessible

03 January 2024
Three-quarters of Highland train stations not fully accessible

Three-quarters of Highland train stations not fully accessible

03 January 2024

Highland Labour MSP Rhoda Grant has demanded action as new figures reveal 73 per cent of train stations in the region are not fully accessible.


Highlands Green MSP calls for action on heating bills

31 December 2023
Highlands Green MSP calls for action on heating bills

Highlands Green MSP calls for action on heating bills

31 December 2023

Households across the Highlands will be bracing for a cold start to the new year with the increase to Ofgem’s price cap on energy bills.


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