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Road cycle challenge rescheduled yet again because of pandemic

27 January 2021
Road cycle challenge rescheduled yet again because of pandemic

Road cycle challenge rescheduled yet again because of pandemic

27 January 2021

Popular race has been postponed until summer as lockdown continues to impact big events


Police appeal for information over clothing stolen from Migdale store

22 January 2021
Police appeal for information over clothing stolen from Migdale store

Police appeal for information over clothing stolen from Migdale store

22 January 2021

Police in Sutherland sent out a fresh appeal for information on Friday about a break-in at a business premises near Bonar Bridge.


New Scottish Crofting Federation chairman appointed

20 January 2021
New Scottish Crofting Federation chairman appointed

New Scottish Crofting Federation chairman appointed

20 January 2021

The new chairman of the Scottish Crofting Federation says there is much to do to fight for the future of crofting.


Could you live alongside lynx?

20 January 2021
Could you live alongside lynx?

Could you live alongside lynx?

20 January 2021

The Highlands could support around 400 wild lynx, according to a project which wants to hear people's views on reintroducing the species to Scotland.


People in Sutherland warned to let police handle Covid rules

15 January 2021
People in Sutherland warned to let police handle Covid rules

People in Sutherland warned to let police handle Covid rules

15 January 2021

Police in Golspie are urging members of the public not to take matters into their own hands over possible breaches of coronavirus regulations.


Ice and snow on high routes in Sutherland and Caithness

12 January 2021
Ice and snow on high routes in Sutherland and Caithness

Ice and snow on high routes in Sutherland and Caithness

12 January 2021

High routes in Sutherland were affected with hard-packed ice and snow this morning, Highland Council teams reported.


NHS Highland area has now recorded more than 3000 Covid-19 cases

10 January 2021
NHS Highland area has now recorded more than 3000 Covid-19 cases

NHS Highland area has now recorded more than 3000 Covid-19 cases

10 January 2021

More than 3000 coronavirus cases have been detected across the NHS Highland area since the pandemic began.


Poll results 'don't reflect strength of feeling'

09 January 2021
Poll results 'don't reflect strength of feeling'

Poll results 'don't reflect strength of feeling'

09 January 2021

A far north anti-wind farm campaigner is disappointed in a poll that showed only a slender majority in favour of halting further developments.


Chancellor announces £4.6bn cash injection to support businesses during lockdown

06 January 2021
Chancellor announces £4.6bn cash injection to support businesses during lockdown

Chancellor announces £4.6bn cash injection to support businesses during lockdown

06 January 2021

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced a new £4.6 billion package of measures to help businesses through the lockdown.


Surfers enjoy the break at Thurso

02 January 2021
Surfers enjoy the break at Thurso

Surfers enjoy the break at Thurso

02 January 2021

Thurso's Chris Noble performs a snap turn at the top of a big wave during last weekend when conditions were ripe on the north coast.


Sutherland roads slippery with slush and icy patches

31 December 2020
Sutherland roads slippery with slush and icy patches

Sutherland roads slippery with slush and icy patches

31 December 2020

Roads across the north are reported to be suffering from excess surface water after a couple of days of snow and ice.


Roads in Sutherland and Caithness hit by overnight snow and ice

30 December 2020
Roads in Sutherland and Caithness hit by overnight snow and ice

Roads in Sutherland and Caithness hit by overnight snow and ice

30 December 2020

A number of roads across the far north were affected by overnight snow this morning.


Icy roads across Sutherland this morning

29 December 2020
Icy roads across Sutherland this morning

Icy roads across Sutherland this morning

29 December 2020

Road surfaces in the far north are reported to be icy this morning after another night of sub-zero temperatures in the Highlands.


Last jacket installed on Moray East wind farm

28 December 2020
Last jacket installed on Moray East wind farm

Last jacket installed on Moray East wind farm

28 December 2020

The Moray East wind farm took a decisive step towards completion at the end of December as the final 'jacket' was put in place in the Moray Firth.


Six winter walks across the Highlands and Moray

26 December 2020
Six winter walks across the Highlands and Moray

Six winter walks across the Highlands and Moray

26 December 2020

A winter walk is a great way to embrace the fresh air and benefit from the great outdoors. John Davidson suggests six strolls in the north of Scotland


POLL: Should new wind farm developments in Caithness and Sutherland be stopped?

26 December 2020
POLL: Should new wind farm developments in Caithness and Sutherland be stopped?

POLL: Should new wind farm developments in Caithness and Sutherland be stopped?

26 December 2020

With tens of millions of pounds having been paid to energy firms to switch off turbines, we ask if you want a stop to new wind farms in the far north


Daily Covid updates to be paused over Christmas and New Year

25 December 2020
Daily Covid updates to be paused over Christmas and New Year

Daily Covid updates to be paused over Christmas and New Year

25 December 2020

The Scottish Government will not be publishing its daily coronavirus statistics over the four-day holiday weekends at Christmas and New Year.


Scottish Government to pause daily Covid updates during holiday weekends

24 December 2020
Scottish Government to pause daily Covid updates during holiday weekends

Scottish Government to pause daily Covid updates during holiday weekends

24 December 2020

The Scottish Government will not be publishing its daily coronavirus statistics over the four-day holiday weekends at Christmas and New Year.


NatureScot records huge upsurge of visitors to Highland reserves in 2020

23 December 2020
NatureScot records huge upsurge of visitors to Highland reserves in 2020

NatureScot records huge upsurge of visitors to Highland reserves in 2020

23 December 2020

Visits to national nature reserves in the Highlands fed into a huge upsurge in numbers across Scotland.


Scottish Government sets up £1m outdoor learning fund to help stop spread of Covid-19

23 December 2020
Scottish Government sets up £1m outdoor learning fund to help stop spread of Covid-19

Scottish Government sets up £1m outdoor learning fund to help stop spread of Covid-19

23 December 2020

Nurseries and childcare settings are being urged to apply for Scottish Government funding to help children take part in outdoor learning.


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