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Concern over 'closed' Strathy ward

25 September 2020
Concern over 'closed' Strathy ward

Concern over 'closed' Strathy ward

25 September 2020

MSP Rhoda Grant has warned health bosses not to use the pandemic "as cover" for local mental health resources being "diverted by the back door".


Professor questions why Highlands included in new Covid rules

25 September 2020
Professor questions why Highlands included in new Covid rules

Professor questions why Highlands included in new Covid rules

25 September 2020

One of Scotland's top microbiologists has criticised including the Highlands in the blanket countrywide raft of new coronavirus restrictions.


Urgent calls for NC500 taskforce

24 September 2020
Urgent calls for NC500 taskforce

Urgent calls for NC500 taskforce

24 September 2020

A Highland councillor has called for a taskforce to prevent a repeat of this year's summer of turmoil around the North Coast 500 road trip route.


Sutherland churches appoint new minister

23 September 2020
Sutherland churches appoint new minister

Sutherland churches appoint new minister

23 September 2020

A minister appointed to lead two Church of Scotland congregations in Sutherland will find echoes of her old job in her new calling.


Communities set for two-week military exercise

23 September 2020
Communities set for two-week military exercise

Communities set for two-week military exercise

23 September 2020

HMS Queen Elizabeth, the first of the Royal Navy's new aircraft carriers, is to take part in Europe's biggest war games off the Scottish coast.


SWI group folds after 102 years

23 September 2020
SWI group folds after 102 years

SWI group folds after 102 years

23 September 2020

A Sutherland Scottish Women's Institute has closed after 102 years. Ardgay and Culrain SWI was left with just five members.


Basking shark sighting suggests breeding hotspot off Scottish coast

22 September 2020
Basking shark sighting suggests breeding hotspot off Scottish coast

Basking shark sighting suggests breeding hotspot off Scottish coast

22 September 2020

A basking shark tagged off County Clare in Ireland has been re-sighted months later off the west coast of Scotland looking for a mate.


Memories of a lost climber: Chance meeting brings solace to Assynt rescue leader

14 September 2020
Memories of a lost climber: Chance meeting brings solace to Assynt rescue leader

Memories of a lost climber: Chance meeting brings solace to Assynt rescue leader

14 September 2020

An extraordinary chance meeting on a Sutherland mountain a fortnight ago has brought comfort to Assynt Mountain Rescue Team leader Sue Agnew.


Former Dornoch man discovers 5500-year-old cup in loch

23 June 2020
Former Dornoch man discovers 5500-year-old cup in loch

Former Dornoch man discovers 5500-year-old cup in loch

23 June 2020

A former Royal Navy diver has discovered an almost completely intact 5500-year-old cup, hidden in the mud of a loch in the Outer Hebrides.


Former Durness bookshop operator has new book published

31 May 2020
Former Durness bookshop operator has new book published

Former Durness bookshop operator has new book published

31 May 2020

He ran the remotest bookshop on mainland Britain for 15 years.


Twin girls for Sutherland landowners who lost three children in Sri Lankan bombing

11 March 2020
Twin girls for Sutherland landowners who lost three children in Sri Lankan bombing

Twin girls for Sutherland landowners who lost three children in Sri Lankan bombing

11 March 2020

Anders Holch Povlsen and his wife Anne are celebrating the birth of twin girls a year after losing three children in the Sri Lankan bomb attacks.


Twelve year old objects to Sutherland spaceport

10 March 2020
Twelve year old objects to Sutherland spaceport

Twelve year old objects to Sutherland spaceport

10 March 2020

Scotland's leading young environmentalist has objected to Britain's first vertical launch spaceport planned for the Moine Peninsula near Tongue.


Mountain rescuers find lost dog after luring it with sausages and bacon on disposable BBQ

10 March 2020
Mountain rescuers find lost dog after luring it with sausages and bacon on disposable BBQ

Mountain rescuers find lost dog after luring it with sausages and bacon on disposable BBQ

10 March 2020

Mountain rescuers cooked sausages and bacon on a disposable barbecue to try and attract a lost, frightened dog.


Cape Wrath runners airlifted to hospital

09 March 2020
Cape Wrath runners airlifted to hospital

Cape Wrath runners airlifted to hospital

09 March 2020

Two ultra-marathon runners were airlifted to hospital early yesterday after a "challenging" overnight rescue in the north west Highlands.


Deer dies from fishing net snare on Lochinver beach

04 March 2020
Deer dies from fishing net snare on Lochinver beach

Deer dies from fishing net snare on Lochinver beach

04 March 2020

A DEER has suffered an “agonising death” after being snared by a discarded fishing net on a Sutherland beach.


Caithness and Sutherland MSP Gail Ross to stand down

27 February 2020
Caithness and Sutherland MSP Gail Ross to stand down

Caithness and Sutherland MSP Gail Ross to stand down

27 February 2020

Caithness and Sutherland SNP MSP Gail Ross is quitting Holyrood because she wants to spend more time with her son.


Local support for Melness spaceport

26 February 2020
Local support for Melness spaceport

Local support for Melness spaceport

26 February 2020

Despite growing opposition, crofters who own the land wanted for the spaceport at Melness have strongly backed the controversial scheme.


Objections to spaceport increase

17 February 2020
Objections to spaceport increase

Objections to spaceport increase

17 February 2020

The number of objections to plans for Britain's first vertical space launch spaceport at Melness reached 65 today with nine in favour.


Balnakeil beach clean tomorrow following 'severe' plastic pollution from storms

14 February 2020
Balnakeil beach clean tomorrow following 'severe' plastic pollution from storms

Balnakeil beach clean tomorrow following 'severe' plastic pollution from storms

14 February 2020

A scientist has warned of "severe" plastic pollution from recent storms that is threatening some of the north's best beaches and seas.


Fewer jobs will be created than first forecast at Sutherland Spaceport

13 February 2020
Fewer jobs will be created than first forecast at Sutherland Spaceport

Fewer jobs will be created than first forecast at Sutherland Spaceport

13 February 2020

Britain's first vertical launch spaceport near Tongue will create far fewer jobs than first announced, it has been revealed.


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