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Daughter to climb Ben Hope in memory of climber father on the anniversary of his and friend's death on the mountain

03 February 2020
Daughter to climb Ben Hope in memory of climber father on the anniversary of his and friend's death on the mountain

Daughter to climb Ben Hope in memory of climber father on the anniversary of his and friend's death on the mountain

03 February 2020

It will be the most poignant of ascents.


Durness's Mr Plastic sparks movie interest

26 January 2020
Durness's Mr Plastic sparks movie interest

Durness's Mr Plastic sparks movie interest

26 January 2020

A scientist who is battling to remove the scourge of plastic from Sutherland's beaches is to be the subject of a film by an award-winning director.


Verging on the ridiculous – new parking charges proposed for NC500

25 January 2020
Verging on the ridiculous – new parking charges proposed for NC500

Verging on the ridiculous – new parking charges proposed for NC500

25 January 2020

Highland Council is aiming to cash-in on the North Coast 500 by installing parking meters in several key locations along the route.


Spaceport plans to be submitted next month

24 January 2020
Spaceport plans to be submitted next month

Spaceport plans to be submitted next month

24 January 2020

The controversial proposals to create Britain's first vertical launch spaceport in Sutherland are to be finally submitted next month.


Cape Wrath Challenge has run its course

13 December 2019
Cape Wrath Challenge has run its course

Cape Wrath Challenge has run its course

13 December 2019

After losing its official status as a marathon – because of the number of potholes en route – the Cape Wrath Challenge is to finish after 20 years.


WaterAid honour for Lochinver's solo rower

15 November 2019

WaterAid honour for Lochinver's solo rower

15 November 2019

An adventurous Lochinver man who attempted a fundraising solo row of the Atlantic in a home-made boat, has received royal recognition.


Swimmer dies in Durness beach tragedy

14 November 2019
Swimmer dies in Durness beach tragedy

Swimmer dies in Durness beach tragedy

14 November 2019

A 65-year-old man has died in a swimming tragedy at a Sutherland beauty spot - despite the desperate efforts of two local surfers to save him.


Carbisdale battlefield site sparks interest

12 November 2019
Carbisdale battlefield site sparks interest

Carbisdale battlefield site sparks interest

12 November 2019

Considerable interest is being shown in the sale of a historic battlefield site in Sutherland, according to selling agents.


Whale course leads the way

02 November 2019
Whale course leads the way

Whale course leads the way

02 November 2019

In the first workshop of its kind, creel fishermen and women from around Scotland gathered to tackle the problem of marine animal entanglement


Plastics group passes on tips

31 October 2019
Plastics group passes on tips

Plastics group passes on tips

31 October 2019

Clean up campaigners in the Far North have passed on their marine litter recycling tips to fellow conservationists.


Emotional journey for climber's daughter

25 October 2019
Emotional journey for climber's daughter

Emotional journey for climber's daughter

25 October 2019

THE eldest daughter of a famous climber who died on a Sutherland peak with a fellow mountaineer, is to scale the same hill that claimed them.


Sutherland's very own lady of the lamp

18 October 2019
Sutherland's very own lady of the lamp

Sutherland's very own lady of the lamp

18 October 2019

SARAH Kerr from Portskerra has seen the light – 503 times and counting, to be precise.


Military in firing line over plastic rubbish

04 October 2019
Military in firing line over plastic rubbish

Military in firing line over plastic rubbish

04 October 2019

Clean up campaigners have been shocked by the huge amount of military plastic on a Sutherland beach.


Tributes pour in for fisherman in Brora tragedy

24 September 2019
Tributes pour in for fisherman in Brora tragedy

Tributes pour in for fisherman in Brora tragedy

24 September 2019

Tributes have been paid to a shellfish fisherman who tragically died after he and his son capsized off a Sutherland harbour.


Man dies in boat tragedy

23 September 2019
Man dies in boat tragedy

Man dies in boat tragedy

23 September 2019

A lobster fisherman died after he and his son capsized off a Sutherland harbour today.


Delight as Durness to get new ATM

29 August 2019
Delight as Durness to get new ATM

Delight as Durness to get new ATM

29 August 2019

The north-west Sutherland village that lost its only cash machine is to get a new ATM.


Whale investigation in Sutherland today

23 August 2019
Whale investigation in Sutherland today

Whale investigation in Sutherland today

23 August 2019

A minke whale that was stranded dead on a Sutherland island appears to have been snared by fishing gear.


Fears over future of council

09 August 2019
Fears over future of council

Fears over future of council

09 August 2019

A Sutherland community council faces winding up unless enough people come forward to stand at its next election in November.


Atlantic rower reunited with boat

08 August 2019
Atlantic rower reunited with boat

Atlantic rower reunited with boat

08 August 2019

An intrepid Scot who was attempting to row across the Atlantic before being rescued has been finally re-united with his abandoned boat.


Endurance rider cycles through Helmsdale but sees record bid fade

06 August 2019
Endurance rider cycles through Helmsdale but sees record bid fade

Endurance rider cycles through Helmsdale but sees record bid fade

06 August 2019

The brave bid by a Scottish endurance athlete to become the fastest woman to ride from Land’s End to John O’Groats looks set to fail today.


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