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Couple lost for two days at Cape Wrath found after five-hour search today

11 June 2023
Couple lost for two days at Cape Wrath found after five-hour search today

Couple lost for two days at Cape Wrath found after five-hour search today

11 June 2023

The couple only managed to raise the alarm when they found enough phone signal to text a family member, said coastguards.


Woman airlifted to Wick hospital after fall at Puffin Cove

06 June 2023
Woman airlifted to Wick hospital after fall at Puffin Cove

Woman airlifted to Wick hospital after fall at Puffin Cove

06 June 2023

A female walker was airlifted to hospital after falling and breaking her ankle at a puffin colony on the North Coast 500 road trip.


Bee-eater spotted in North Uist just days after Helmsdale sighting

01 June 2023
Bee-eater spotted in North Uist just days after Helmsdale sighting

Bee-eater spotted in North Uist just days after Helmsdale sighting

01 June 2023

The sighting have sparked bird fever among twitchers.


Twitchers expected to head to Helmsdale as rare bird spotted in port

29 May 2023
Twitchers expected to head to Helmsdale as rare bird spotted in port

Twitchers expected to head to Helmsdale as rare bird spotted in port

29 May 2023

A bee-eater turned-up at Helmsdale on Sunday, according to the Rare Bird Alert.


Report finds dead whale at Loch Fleet drowned after becoming entangled in fishing gear

14 May 2023
Report finds dead whale at Loch Fleet drowned after becoming entangled in fishing gear

Report finds dead whale at Loch Fleet drowned after becoming entangled in fishing gear

14 May 2023

A dead whale that washed up on a sand bank in Sutherland suffered an agonising death after becoming snared in fishing gear, a report has revealed.


Assynt Mountain Rescue Team called out to aid of two hill walkers separated in thick mist on Sutherland peak

14 May 2023
Assynt Mountain Rescue Team called out to aid of two hill walkers separated in thick mist on Sutherland peak

Assynt Mountain Rescue Team called out to aid of two hill walkers separated in thick mist on Sutherland peak

14 May 2023

Nine members of Assynt MRT were called out at 7pm on Friday.


She is a godsend! Rev Andrea Boyes named as chieftain of Durness Highland Gathering 2023

04 May 2023
She is a godsend! Rev Andrea Boyes named as chieftain of Durness Highland Gathering 2023

She is a godsend! Rev Andrea Boyes named as chieftain of Durness Highland Gathering 2023

04 May 2023

The 51st Durness Highland Gathering will take place on July 28.


Lochinver lifeboat called out to partially-submerged vessel which may have been in water 'for some time'

26 March 2023
Lochinver lifeboat called out to partially-submerged vessel which may have been in water 'for some time'

Lochinver lifeboat called out to partially-submerged vessel which may have been in water 'for some time'

26 March 2023

The RNLB Julian and Margaret Leonard was called out at 1.11pm yesterday.


Missing girl (11) found after extensive search in Sutherland

03 January 2023
Missing girl (11) found after extensive search in Sutherland

Missing girl (11) found after extensive search in Sutherland

03 January 2023

Six coastguard teams and the RNLI Lochinver lifeboat were involved in the search.


Lochinver lifeboat involved in search for missing person

30 December 2022
Lochinver lifeboat involved in search for missing person

Lochinver lifeboat involved in search for missing person

30 December 2022

The lifeboat was called out at 9.30pm yesterday.


Sad farewell as funeral held at Durness for Charlie Morrison (11) who lost his life in quad bike accident

14 December 2022
Sad farewell as funeral held at Durness for Charlie Morrison (11) who lost his life in quad bike accident

Sad farewell as funeral held at Durness for Charlie Morrison (11) who lost his life in quad bike accident

14 December 2022

Rescuers who went to the aid of Charlie Morrison were among those who attended the funeral service.


Sutherland landowner issues warning to others after being 'scammed' out of £130k

12 December 2022
Sutherland landowner issues warning to others after being 'scammed' out of £130k

Sutherland landowner issues warning to others after being 'scammed' out of £130k

12 December 2022

Michael Dudgeon got involved in the "too-good-to-be-true" scheme to help pay off the bills at his 4000-acre Crakaig Estate.


New book charts adventurous life of a one-time Royal Marine and Ullapool GP who died while abseiling from a Sutherland sea stack

11 December 2022
New book charts adventurous life of a one-time Royal Marine and Ullapool GP who died while abseiling from a Sutherland sea stack

New book charts adventurous life of a one-time Royal Marine and Ullapool GP who died while abseiling from a Sutherland sea stack

11 December 2022

Tom Patey lost his life in May, 1970, while abseiling from the Maiden, a sea stack off Whiten Head. He was aged just 38.


Durness councillor Hugh Morrison pays tribute to 'professionalism' of emergency services personnel who responded to quad bike accident which resulted in death of local boy (11)

01 December 2022
Durness councillor Hugh Morrison pays tribute to 'professionalism' of emergency services personnel who responded to quad bike accident which resulted in death of local boy (11)

Durness councillor Hugh Morrison pays tribute to 'professionalism' of emergency services personnel who responded to quad bike accident which resulted in death of local boy (11)

01 December 2022

Rescuers called out to the aid of Charlie Morrison have been "deeply affected" by his death.


Police confirm name of boy who died in Durness quad bike accident

30 November 2022
Police confirm name of boy who died in Durness quad bike accident

Police confirm name of boy who died in Durness quad bike accident

30 November 2022

Police Scotland have now named the 11-year-old boy who died in a quad accident in Durness, Sutherland, as Charlie Morrison from Durness.


Boy (11) dies in Durness quad bike crash

30 November 2022
Boy (11) dies in Durness quad bike crash

Boy (11) dies in Durness quad bike crash

30 November 2022

Local councillor Hugh Morrison said: "Durness is a very sad place today. No words can express the depth of feeling over this tragedy."


Man rescued after getting into difficulty near Wailing Widow Waterfall in north-west Sutherland

07 November 2022
Man rescued after getting into difficulty near Wailing Widow Waterfall in north-west Sutherland

Man rescued after getting into difficulty near Wailing Widow Waterfall in north-west Sutherland

07 November 2022

Assynt Mountain Rescue team were involved in the rescue operation on Friday.


Cocoa Mountain cafe at Balnakeil Craft Village goes on the market with offers over £200,000 invited

22 October 2022
Cocoa Mountain cafe at Balnakeil Craft Village goes on the market with offers over £200,000 invited

Cocoa Mountain cafe at Balnakeil Craft Village goes on the market with offers over £200,000 invited

22 October 2022

The business has been run for the last 16 years or so by chocolatiers Paul Maden and James Findlay.


Dornoch native to attend special military dinner at Portsmouth today in honour of Royal Navy divers

23 September 2022
Dornoch native to attend special military dinner at Portsmouth today in honour of Royal Navy divers

Dornoch native to attend special military dinner at Portsmouth today in honour of Royal Navy divers

23 September 2022

Chris Murray is one of the guests at a special dinner aboard Nelson's old flagship HMS Victory today.


Lord Strathnaver death not 'suspicious', say police

13 September 2022
Lord Strathnaver death not 'suspicious', say police

Lord Strathnaver death not 'suspicious', say police

13 September 2022

The body of Lord Strathnaver was found at the bottom of 30ft cliffs at Thurso East, near the ruined 19th century Thurso Castle on September 4.


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