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New beach chairs give seaside joy

07 November 2020
New beach chairs give seaside joy

New beach chairs give seaside joy

07 November 2020

Dornoch is the centre of a pioneering project to give less able bodied people access to its wonderful beaches.


Objections to Wester Ross fish farm proposals

07 November 2020
Objections to Wester Ross fish farm proposals

Objections to Wester Ross fish farm proposals

07 November 2020

The Scottish Wildlife Trust has objected to a fish farm proposal it says risks damaging the Wester Ross Marine Protected Area.


Pensioner with 'highest credit rating' shocked after bank turns down loan application

07 November 2020
Pensioner with 'highest credit rating' shocked after bank turns down loan application

Pensioner with 'highest credit rating' shocked after bank turns down loan application

07 November 2020

A woman from Kinlochbervie has turned down a bank's £50 'goodwill gesture' after it initially refused her a loan.


Human bones found under boulder on Sutherland estate

06 November 2020
Human bones found under boulder on Sutherland estate

Human bones found under boulder on Sutherland estate

06 November 2020

A human skull and other bones have been unearthed by workmen on a Sutherland estate.


Space port faces legal challenge

05 November 2020
Space port faces legal challenge

Space port faces legal challenge

05 November 2020

Plans to develop a space port in Sutherland have hit a problem as a legal challenge was launched against the decision to approve the launch site.


It's a dog's life for rescue sisters

04 November 2020
It's a dog's life for rescue sisters

It's a dog's life for rescue sisters

04 November 2020

Dundonnell Mountain Rescue Team welcome two new hard-working dogs onto the team to help with emergencies.


Grouse shooters boost rural areas on Covid-hit visits

01 November 2020
Grouse shooters boost rural areas on Covid-hit visits

Grouse shooters boost rural areas on Covid-hit visits

01 November 2020

Grouse shooting visitors to Scotland spent over £3500 per person this season before a shot was even fired over the country’s heather moors.


Ministry of Defence asked for naval sonar data after whales stranded

31 October 2020
Ministry of Defence asked for naval sonar data after whales stranded

Ministry of Defence asked for naval sonar data after whales stranded

31 October 2020

The MoD is being asked whether its recent Nato war games event around the coast of Sutherland was responsible for a number of cetaceans washed ashore.


Pie shop offers true taste of Highland life

30 October 2020
Pie shop offers true taste of Highland life

Pie shop offers true taste of Highland life

30 October 2020

A remote Sutherland pie shop bit off more than it could chew when it advertised for a new general manger.


Hotelier drowns sorrows over wasted beer bought for troops

30 October 2020
Hotelier drowns sorrows over wasted beer bought for troops

Hotelier drowns sorrows over wasted beer bought for troops

30 October 2020

Europe's biggest war games have claimed an unusual casualty – nearly 900 pints of beer!


Karen Gillan starts filming new movie Dual in Finland

29 October 2020
Karen Gillan starts filming new movie Dual in Finland

Karen Gillan starts filming new movie Dual in Finland

29 October 2020

Highland film star – and former Dr Who companion – Karen Gillan has begun work on her latest film.


Earl of Sutherland to sell off treasures in Dunrobin Castle attic sale

28 October 2020
Earl of Sutherland to sell off treasures in Dunrobin Castle attic sale

Earl of Sutherland to sell off treasures in Dunrobin Castle attic sale

28 October 2020

It is rare for someone to find this much cash in the attic. But, then again, not everybody has a loft as large as the Earl of Sutherland’s.


Navy denies causing power failure on isles after military exercise

28 October 2020
Navy denies causing power failure on isles after military exercise

Navy denies causing power failure on isles after military exercise

28 October 2020

The Royal Navy has denied it is responsible for damaging the subsea power cable in the Minch that takes electricity to the Outer Hebrides.


Hiker rescued from Beinn Dearg group after spending night on hills

28 October 2020
Hiker rescued from Beinn Dearg group after spending night on hills

Hiker rescued from Beinn Dearg group after spending night on hills

28 October 2020

A woman hiker spent an uncomfortable night in the north's hills after becoming disorientated in poor weather.


Fishermen warned to register their boats ahead of Brexit

27 October 2020
Fishermen warned to register their boats ahead of Brexit

Fishermen warned to register their boats ahead of Brexit

27 October 2020

Fishing boats in the Highlands have been warned that they need to urgently register as ‘food businesses’ because of Brexit.


Quinag at centre of new wildlife project

28 September 2020
Quinag at centre of new wildlife project

Quinag at centre of new wildlife project

28 September 2020

One of the most stunning and dramatic areas of Sutherland is to be explored in an exciting new project.


Farmers have a blast on way to Cape Wrath

27 September 2020
Farmers have a blast on way to Cape Wrath

Farmers have a blast on way to Cape Wrath

27 September 2020

It really was the light at the end of the road for seven farmers with seven rides.


Plea for help from East Sutherland rescuers

26 September 2020
Plea for help from East Sutherland rescuers

Plea for help from East Sutherland rescuers

26 September 2020

Community rescue group calls for more support for their voluntary work as they bid to raise cash for a new boat.


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.


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