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Pilot who died on Black Isle is named

13 November 2020
Pilot who died on Black Isle is named

Pilot who died on Black Isle is named

13 November 2020

The pilot who died when his gyrocopter crashed into a field near Avoch on the Black Isle yesterday has been named as 67-year-old Paul Nichol.


Learner drivers heading out of lockdown areas to take tests in Highlands

13 November 2020
Learner drivers heading out of lockdown areas to take tests in Highlands

Learner drivers heading out of lockdown areas to take tests in Highlands

13 November 2020

CHEEKY learner drivers from across the UK are flouting lockdown rules and coming to the Highlands to take their tests.


Sutherland councillor commends third sector for its support of children and families through pandemic

12 November 2020
Sutherland councillor commends third sector for its support of children and families through pandemic

Sutherland councillor commends third sector for its support of children and families through pandemic

12 November 2020

The leaders of two Highland Council committees have praised the ongoing work to support children and families throughout the pandemic crisis.


Fears raised over impact on economy of flight suspensions at Highlands' airport

11 November 2020
Fears raised over impact on economy of flight suspensions at Highlands' airport

Fears raised over impact on economy of flight suspensions at Highlands' airport

11 November 2020

Concerns have been raised that suspended flights and a reduced service at Inverness Airport will have a serious impact on the local economy.


British Airways puts on hold service between Highlands and Heathrow

09 November 2020
British Airways puts on hold service between Highlands and Heathrow

British Airways puts on hold service between Highlands and Heathrow

09 November 2020

A Covid-19 lockdown in England has led to British Airways suspending its service between Inverness and London Heathrow.


Village is set for new post office

05 November 2020
Village is set for new post office

Village is set for new post office

05 November 2020

Brora is about to get a new post office after local resident Andrew Smith decided there was a need for it and looked into bringing it back.


Strengthened safety measures on face coverings in schools

03 November 2020
Strengthened safety measures on face coverings in schools

Strengthened safety measures on face coverings in schools

03 November 2020

The Scottish Government has issued new guidance for face coverings in schools.


Sutherland teenager's work stored in time capsule

30 October 2020
Sutherland teenager's work stored in time capsule

Sutherland teenager's work stored in time capsule

30 October 2020

Scottish author Val McDermid joins young people of Scotland for time capsule which will be opened in 2030.


Councillors reaffirm commitment for new North Coast Care Facility project

29 October 2020
Councillors reaffirm commitment for new North Coast Care Facility project

Councillors reaffirm commitment for new North Coast Care Facility project

29 October 2020

The facility will serve Sutherland and at today’s meeting of the Highland Council members were given a progress update on the project.


Financial help for nightclubs and soft play businesses

27 October 2020
Financial help for nightclubs and soft play businesses

Financial help for nightclubs and soft play businesses

27 October 2020

The one-off grants of up to £50,000 will be available to businesses in both sectors through the £11 million Covid-19 Contingency Fund.


Bomber drama will be filmed

27 October 2020
Bomber drama will be filmed

Bomber drama will be filmed

27 October 2020

The short film will mark the spot where a Wellington bomber, carrying eight men, ditched into the ice-cold waters at 3.15pm on Hogmanay 1940.


Animated Highland fairytale is a global hit

26 October 2020
Animated Highland fairytale is a global hit

Animated Highland fairytale is a global hit

26 October 2020

A Highland museum has been overwhelmed by the response to an animated film which is narrated by Outlander star Sam Heughan.


Administrators strike deal to restart Flybe with hopes airline will return to Highland capital airport

24 October 2020
Administrators strike deal to restart Flybe with hopes airline will return to Highland capital airport

Administrators strike deal to restart Flybe with hopes airline will return to Highland capital airport

24 October 2020

The Exeter-based operator went bust in early March due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on passenger demand.


Robbers steal cash and a car from a Highland property

22 October 2020
Robbers steal cash and a car from a Highland property

Robbers steal cash and a car from a Highland property

22 October 2020

Police Scotland is appealing for witnesses after an armed robbery at a property which was carried out by five unidentified men near Kiltarlity.


Strongest Man champion Luke Stoltman sets new weightlifting record

20 October 2020
Strongest Man champion Luke Stoltman sets new weightlifting record

Strongest Man champion Luke Stoltman sets new weightlifting record

20 October 2020

The five-times Scotland's Strongest Man champion Luke Stoltman adds the UK log lifting record to his impressive list of strength achievements.


Highlands revealed to be worst area in Scotland for power outages

18 October 2020
Highlands revealed to be worst area in Scotland for power outages

Highlands revealed to be worst area in Scotland for power outages

18 October 2020

The data shows the region suffered 173 power outages in the past month with each incident lasting an average of 5.7 hours.


Environmental campaigners hold protest today in Highland capital

16 October 2020
Environmental campaigners hold protest today in Highland capital

Environmental campaigners hold protest today in Highland capital

16 October 2020

The Clean Up Your Act event was outside Barclays Bank, in Union Street, and was opposed to investment in fossil fuel financing.


Two vehicle crash closes A82

03 September 2020
Two vehicle crash closes A82

Two vehicle crash closes A82

03 September 2020

Police have closed a stretch of the A82 following a two-vehicle collision.


Highland capital's Raining Stairs development continues to be shortlisted for top award

24 August 2020
Highland capital's Raining Stairs development continues to be shortlisted for top award

Highland capital's Raining Stairs development continues to be shortlisted for top award

24 August 2020

The Raining’s Stairs development in Inverness city centre has been nominated in the housing crisis solution category of the British Home Awards.


Book shop owner gets stock from Highland News and Media group

22 August 2020
Book shop owner gets stock from Highland News and Media group

Book shop owner gets stock from Highland News and Media group

22 August 2020

A SECOND-hand bookshop buys stock from a variety of customers – including most recently the Highland News.


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