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Achiltibuie author Sarah Bernstein wins 'Canada's most influential literary prize'

28 November 2023
Achiltibuie author Sarah Bernstein wins 'Canada's most influential literary prize'

Achiltibuie author Sarah Bernstein wins 'Canada's most influential literary prize'

28 November 2023

Achiltibuie author Sarah Bernstein has scooped the 'most influential literary prize for fiction' in Canada, along with a CA$100,000 cash prize.


Ullapool's annual Christmas Tree Festival to return for fourth year

21 November 2023
Ullapool's annual Christmas Tree Festival to return for fourth year

Ullapool's annual Christmas Tree Festival to return for fourth year

21 November 2023

The quirky event, held in the Church of Scotland on Mill Street, sees entries of one-of-a-kind trees from local residents and community groups.


New Tain Mikeysline hive to offer lifelong mental health support

19 November 2023
New Tain Mikeysline hive to offer lifelong mental health support

New Tain Mikeysline hive to offer lifelong mental health support

19 November 2023

Mikeysline is on the hunt for new volunteer support workers for their new Tain Hive, which will offer mental health support for those struggling.


Ullapool to host enlightening talk on Highland Wildflower Meadow Mosaic

15 November 2023
Ullapool to host enlightening talk on Highland Wildflower Meadow Mosaic

Ullapool to host enlightening talk on Highland Wildflower Meadow Mosaic

15 November 2023

The event, taking place at 7.30pm hosted by countryside ranger Jenny Grant, promises to be a captivating evening for nature enthusiasts.


Ullapool's High Life Highland swimming pool receives much-needed face-lift

14 November 2023
Ullapool's High Life Highland swimming pool receives much-needed face-lift

Ullapool's High Life Highland swimming pool receives much-needed face-lift

14 November 2023

Lochbroom Leisure Centre's swimming pool was closed for essential maintenance work in October, whilst the pool recieved a much-needed glow-up.


Ullapool's An Talla Solais studios reveals November art activities line-up

12 November 2023
Ullapool's An Talla Solais studios reveals November art activities line-up

Ullapool's An Talla Solais studios reveals November art activities line-up

12 November 2023

Ullapool’s An Talla Solais art gallery and studios are offering a range of artistic events throughout December.


Woman (96) knits poppy tribute for Ullapool's War Memorial

12 November 2023
Woman (96) knits poppy tribute for Ullapool's War Memorial

Woman (96) knits poppy tribute for Ullapool's War Memorial

12 November 2023

Wester Ross woman, Effie Maclean, who is soon to be 96 years old, knitted a poppy tribute for Ullapool's WWII memorial with her group of knitters.


North Ullapool peatlands restoration apprenticeship opportunity given to Lochinver local

09 November 2023
North Ullapool peatlands restoration apprenticeship opportunity given to Lochinver local

North Ullapool peatlands restoration apprenticeship opportunity given to Lochinver local

09 November 2023

Caledonian Climate, is working with Highland Conservation to facilitate a 6–week apprenticeship peatland restoration project in Wester Ross.


New Ullapool community banker after Bank of Scotland branch closure

03 November 2023
New Ullapool community banker after Bank of Scotland branch closure

New Ullapool community banker after Bank of Scotland branch closure

03 November 2023

Ullapool has received a new Bank of Scotland community banker service after the Wester Ross village's branch closed in October.


Wester Ross medics – and CalMac – throw lifeline to abandoned seal pup

03 November 2023
Wester Ross medics – and CalMac – throw lifeline to abandoned seal pup

Wester Ross medics – and CalMac – throw lifeline to abandoned seal pup

03 November 2023

The abandoned pup has a chance of survival thanks to some brilliant teamwork and after an epic Highland journey.


MP calls on Network Rail to repair far north railway line

31 October 2023
MP calls on Network Rail to repair far north railway line

MP calls on Network Rail to repair far north railway line

31 October 2023

The far north railway line was damaged between Brora and Helmsdale during Storm Babet, leaving passengers facing significant disruption this week.


Highland reporter's Vape-Free Youth campaign up for national award

30 October 2023
Highland reporter's Vape-Free Youth campaign up for national award

Highland reporter's Vape-Free Youth campaign up for national award

30 October 2023

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Peat & Diesel plot a Black Isle Belter

27 October 2023
Peat & Diesel plot a Black Isle Belter

Peat & Diesel plot a Black Isle Belter

27 October 2023

Peat and Diesel to hold Black Isle Belter weekend extravaganza over the 2024 May Bank Holiday, in aid of MikeysLine, and MFR CashForKids.


WATCH: Rescued hedgehogs given new start in Wester Ross 'hedgehog haven'

15 October 2023
WATCH: Rescued hedgehogs given new start in Wester Ross 'hedgehog haven'

WATCH: Rescued hedgehogs given new start in Wester Ross 'hedgehog haven'

15 October 2023

Ullapool 'hedgehog guardians' have given the hoglets a fresh start on the west coast after being rehabilitated.


New Ullapool Scottish Water re-fill tap to reduce plastic pollution

10 October 2023
New Ullapool Scottish Water re-fill tap to reduce plastic pollution

New Ullapool Scottish Water re-fill tap to reduce plastic pollution

10 October 2023

The re-fill tap allows for locals and visitors to fill up their water bottle while out and about for free.


Ullapool farmer in the running to become SNP's Westminster candidate for far north

09 October 2023
Ullapool farmer in the running to become SNP's Westminster candidate for far north

Ullapool farmer in the running to become SNP's Westminster candidate for far north

09 October 2023

Lucy Beattie, Leckmelm, is hoping to win through the SNP selection process to face MP Jamie Stone in the Westminster election.


Elphin Chicken day returns quirkier than ever with humans replacing poultry

06 October 2023
Elphin Chicken day returns quirkier than ever with humans replacing poultry

Elphin Chicken day returns quirkier than ever with humans replacing poultry

06 October 2023

The biggest chicken event of the year, Elphin Chicken Day, returned last month but with a twist – no chickens allowed.


WATCH: Ullapool celebrates opening of 'marvellous' new £10m Shore St redevelopment

06 October 2023
WATCH: Ullapool celebrates opening of 'marvellous' new £10m Shore St redevelopment

WATCH: Ullapool celebrates opening of 'marvellous' new £10m Shore St redevelopment

06 October 2023

After 12 months of construction work and eager anticipation, the grand opening attracted a huge crowd of locals and visitors alike.


WATCH: Boydie of Peat and Diesel plays the cheesegrater at Ullapool gig

29 September 2023
WATCH: Boydie of Peat and Diesel plays the cheesegrater at Ullapool gig

WATCH: Boydie of Peat and Diesel plays the cheesegrater at Ullapool gig

29 September 2023

Peat and Diesel star crashes Ullapool gig with cheese grater and spoon.


Search is on for new west-coast primary head teacher

27 September 2023
Search is on for new west-coast primary head teacher

Search is on for new west-coast primary head teacher

27 September 2023

A search is on to find a new head teacher for the Achiltibuie and Lochinver Primary school cluster.


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