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Search continues off north-west Sutherland coast after sunken yacht found - incident now a 'police matter'

07 January 2024
Search continues off north-west Sutherland coast after sunken yacht found - incident now a 'police matter'

Search continues off north-west Sutherland coast after sunken yacht found - incident now a 'police matter'

07 January 2024

It is understood divers are to search the yacht to see if anyone is inside.


Lochinver lifeboat launched after debris from yacht found off Strathan Bay

06 January 2024
Lochinver lifeboat launched after debris from yacht found off Strathan Bay

Lochinver lifeboat launched after debris from yacht found off Strathan Bay

06 January 2024

The lifeboat crew found a mast of the yacht above the water - about 25 yards from the shore.


Highland mountain rescue teams praised for 'dedication and professionalism' after busy spell

03 January 2024
Highland mountain rescue teams praised for 'dedication and professionalism' after busy spell

Highland mountain rescue teams praised for 'dedication and professionalism' after busy spell

03 January 2024

Mountain rescue teams across the Highlands have been spending time in challenging conditions to help people off the mountains this winter.


Former Drumbeg resident writes book about kayak journey from Gourock to Kinlochbervie

31 December 2023
Former Drumbeg resident writes book about kayak journey from Gourock to Kinlochbervie

Former Drumbeg resident writes book about kayak journey from Gourock to Kinlochbervie

31 December 2023

Kayaking the Sea Roads is an adventure story, but at its heart, it is a story about belonging and a deep sense of place.


UPDATE: Crew of stricken fishing vessel rescued by Lochinver lifeboat

17 November 2023
UPDATE: Crew of stricken fishing vessel rescued by Lochinver lifeboat

UPDATE: Crew of stricken fishing vessel rescued by Lochinver lifeboat

17 November 2023

The alarm was raised around midnight yesterday after a fishing vessel went aground near the entrance to Loch Broom.


Lochinver lifeboat launched this morning as fishing boat runs aground

17 November 2023
Lochinver lifeboat launched this morning as fishing boat runs aground

Lochinver lifeboat launched this morning as fishing boat runs aground

17 November 2023

The alarm was raised around midnight after the vessel got stuck in Loch Broom in Wester Ross.


VIDEO: Animal rights group's plan to rescue Britain's loneliest sheep was hijacked, say campaigners

06 November 2023
VIDEO: Animal rights group's plan to rescue Britain's loneliest sheep was hijacked, say campaigners

VIDEO: Animal rights group's plan to rescue Britain's loneliest sheep was hijacked, say campaigners

06 November 2023

Animal Rising had been preparing to rescue Fiona for five days.


Sheep stranded on its own for more than two years is rescued after Brora woman's plea for help went viral

05 November 2023
Sheep stranded on its own for more than two years is rescued after Brora woman's plea for help went viral

Sheep stranded on its own for more than two years is rescued after Brora woman's plea for help went viral

05 November 2023

Jill Turner, from Brora, first came across the ewe while kayaking in 2021.


Lochinver lifeboat launched after fishing boat sounds alarm

22 October 2023
Lochinver lifeboat launched after fishing boat sounds alarm

Lochinver lifeboat launched after fishing boat sounds alarm

22 October 2023

The lifeboat escorted the vessel back to harbour.


Annual turnover increases but profit drops at Anders Holch Povlsen's company Bestseller

09 October 2023
Annual turnover increases but profit drops at Anders Holch Povlsen's company Bestseller

Annual turnover increases but profit drops at Anders Holch Povlsen's company Bestseller

09 October 2023

The Danish fashion company said the year was characterised by a "changed and challenged market".


Injured walker rescued from north-west Sutherland peak

06 October 2023
Injured walker rescued from north-west Sutherland peak

Injured walker rescued from north-west Sutherland peak

06 October 2023

The rescue took place on Wednesday evening.


Sutherland coastguard teams called out to go to aid of woman (70) on beach

02 October 2023
Sutherland coastguard teams called out to go to aid of woman (70) on beach

Sutherland coastguard teams called out to go to aid of woman (70) on beach

02 October 2023

The woman had suffered a significant shoulder injury.


Man rescued after collapsing on remote north-west Sutherland beach

28 September 2023
Man rescued after collapsing on remote north-west Sutherland beach

Man rescued after collapsing on remote north-west Sutherland beach

28 September 2023

Coastguard rescue teams from Kinlochbervie, Durness and Melness were sent out after the alarm was raised.


PICTURES: Assnyt Mountain Rescue team simulate rescue operation in 'spectacular' Bone Caves

19 September 2023
PICTURES: Assnyt Mountain Rescue team simulate rescue operation in 'spectacular' Bone Caves

PICTURES: Assnyt Mountain Rescue team simulate rescue operation in 'spectacular' Bone Caves

19 September 2023

The operation on Saturday saw 15 members involved at the Bone Caves network in Sutherland.


Lochinver lifeboat called out after 11 kayakers forced to seek shelter in worsening weather conditions

18 September 2023
Lochinver lifeboat called out after 11 kayakers forced to seek shelter in worsening weather conditions

Lochinver lifeboat called out after 11 kayakers forced to seek shelter in worsening weather conditions

18 September 2023

The group of kayakers are are all members of a holidaying kayaking club.


Reay Forest Estate workers aid Assynt Mountain Rescue Team in rescue of injured woman from waterfall site

06 September 2023
Reay Forest Estate workers aid Assynt Mountain Rescue Team in rescue of injured woman from waterfall site

Reay Forest Estate workers aid Assynt Mountain Rescue Team in rescue of injured woman from waterfall site

06 September 2023

The woman hiker was on her own walking the 249 mile long distance Cape Wrath Trail.


Ian Blackford calls for crackdown on motorhome convoys in Highlands

29 August 2023
Ian Blackford calls for crackdown on motorhome convoys in Highlands

Ian Blackford calls for crackdown on motorhome convoys in Highlands

29 August 2023

Mr Blackford, the former SNP Westminster leader, also wants signs warning foreign tourists to drive on the left placed around the region


Lochinver lifeboat called out after concern raised for paddleboarder

19 August 2023
Lochinver lifeboat called out after concern raised for paddleboarder

Lochinver lifeboat called out after concern raised for paddleboarder

19 August 2023

A paddleboarder sparked a rescue alert in the north-west Highlands in the tail of Storm Betty today.


Hot and dry July sees low 'second hatch' of midges

15 August 2023
Hot and dry July sees low 'second hatch' of midges

Hot and dry July sees low 'second hatch' of midges

15 August 2023

July was so hot and dry, it was the worst possible weather for midges.


Rare duck spotted in Sutherland

07 August 2023
Rare duck spotted in Sutherland

Rare duck spotted in Sutherland

07 August 2023

The bird was spotted at the mouth of Loch Fleet at Littleferry near Golspie on Sunday.


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