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'Dancing' dolphins captured by Sutherland-raised photographer

10 September 2021
'Dancing' dolphins captured by Sutherland-raised photographer

'Dancing' dolphins captured by Sutherland-raised photographer

10 September 2021

A Dornoch-raised photographer has captured pictures of a pod of "dancing" bottlenose dolphins which put on an amazing acrobatic display in the Minch.


Call to sign up special constables to patrol NC500 hotspots

10 September 2021
Call to sign up special constables to patrol NC500 hotspots

Call to sign up special constables to patrol NC500 hotspots

10 September 2021

A plea to recruit special constables around the North Coast 500 route has been made by a north-west Highland councillor.


Plans for 112 new homes in Dornoch are a 'logical extension', says developer

09 September 2021
Plans for 112 new homes in Dornoch are a 'logical extension', says developer

Plans for 112 new homes in Dornoch are a 'logical extension', says developer

09 September 2021

More than 100 homes are planned in a major housing development in Dornoch. Developers want to build 112 homes on land north of Glenburn Station Road.


Probe finds safety problems after out-of-control dredger flooded off Sutherland coast

09 September 2021
Probe finds safety problems after out-of-control dredger flooded off Sutherland coast

Probe finds safety problems after out-of-control dredger flooded off Sutherland coast

09 September 2021

A dredger that ended up out of control off the Sutherland coast was not a suitable vessel to carry out a coastal tow of a barge, a probe has found.


Research to find out why salmon are getting smaller

08 September 2021
Research to find out why salmon are getting smaller

Research to find out why salmon are getting smaller

08 September 2021

Research is under way to find out why salmon returning to the north's rivers are getting smaller – as well as scarcer.


Man rescued after fall on Cuillins in Skye

08 September 2021
Man rescued after fall on Cuillins in Skye

Man rescued after fall on Cuillins in Skye

08 September 2021

A climber has been rescued after falling in the Cuillins on Skye.


Less than half of CalMac passengers wearing face covering

07 September 2021
Less than half of CalMac passengers wearing face covering

Less than half of CalMac passengers wearing face covering

07 September 2021

Passengers aboard Scotland's largest ferry fleet are being urged to wear face coverings to keep lifeline services running.


Yachtsman rescued after Lochinver Lifeboat stood down

07 September 2021
Yachtsman rescued after Lochinver Lifeboat stood down

Yachtsman rescued after Lochinver Lifeboat stood down

07 September 2021

A solo yachtsmen was rescued off the west coast on Monday after his boat suffered steering problems.


Would-be Sutherland crofters warned over land purchase scam

18 August 2021
Would-be Sutherland crofters warned over land purchase scam

Would-be Sutherland crofters warned over land purchase scam

18 August 2021

Aspiring crofters are being targeted in a land purchase scam.


Critically endangered skate washes ashore on Sutherland beach

31 July 2021
Critically endangered skate washes ashore on Sutherland beach

Critically endangered skate washes ashore on Sutherland beach

31 July 2021

SCOTLAND'S leading young environmentalist has made a shocking and rare find on a Sutherland beach.


Trekking spots make Wanderlust list of great Scottish walks

31 July 2021
Trekking spots make Wanderlust list of great Scottish walks

Trekking spots make Wanderlust list of great Scottish walks

31 July 2021

WALKS in Sutherland have made a list of seven magnificent Scottish trekking spots compiled by a top travel guide.


Endurance sea crossing was success

30 July 2021
Endurance sea crossing was success

Endurance sea crossing was success

30 July 2021

AN endurance athlete has successfully paddle boarded across the Minch between Sutherland and the Outer Hebrides to raise awareness of mental health.


Highland rangers make plea to visitors to be culturally aware

29 July 2021
Highland rangers make plea to visitors to be culturally aware

Highland rangers make plea to visitors to be culturally aware

29 July 2021

RANGERS brought in to help ease congestion and environmental abuse around the Highlands have warned visitors to be culturally aware.


Midge swarms spark a shortage of repellent spray

29 July 2021
Midge swarms spark a shortage of repellent spray

Midge swarms spark a shortage of repellent spray

29 July 2021

SWARMING midges in the Highlands have sparked a shortage of repellent sprays.


Clothing giant to kit out Sutherland mountain rescuers in £40,000 deal

28 July 2021
Clothing giant to kit out Sutherland mountain rescuers in £40,000 deal

Clothing giant to kit out Sutherland mountain rescuers in £40,000 deal

28 July 2021

Mountain rescuers in Sutherland have become key guinea pigs for the next generation of outdoor clothing in a deal worth around £40,000.


Lochinver RNLI crew called out after kayaker marooned

28 July 2021
Lochinver RNLI crew called out after kayaker marooned

Lochinver RNLI crew called out after kayaker marooned

28 July 2021

A PADDLER got marooned on a west coast island after losing their kayak.


Anders Holch Povlsen and building contractor join forces to fund new library at Tongue Primary School

07 July 2021
Anders Holch Povlsen and building contractor join forces to fund new library at Tongue Primary School

Anders Holch Povlsen and building contractor join forces to fund new library at Tongue Primary School

07 July 2021

With the new books set to arrive later this summer, the pupils are already engaged in a project to design a logo for the newly named Hope Library.


Shake, rattle and roll as two earthquakes hit Melvich and other north coast communities

05 July 2021
Shake, rattle and roll as two earthquakes hit Melvich and other north coast communities

Shake, rattle and roll as two earthquakes hit Melvich and other north coast communities

05 July 2021

The first tremor measured 2.1 magnitude at Melvich, followed nearly three hours later by a smaller 0.8 magnitude quake.


UPDATE: Decision taken not to resume search for missing woman diver off Sutherland coast

02 July 2021
UPDATE: Decision taken not to resume search for missing woman diver off Sutherland coast

UPDATE: Decision taken not to resume search for missing woman diver off Sutherland coast

02 July 2021

The decision was made by the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre to terminate the search.


Fears grow for missing diver

02 July 2021
Fears grow for missing diver

Fears grow for missing diver

02 July 2021

A spokesman for Stornoway Coastguard said the search would be reviewed again in the morning.


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