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Philip Murray


News editor and sub editor

Philip Murray is a news editor and sub editor for Highland News and Media. He joined the company in 2014. He has worked in the industry for 20 years.

Covid outbreak closes hospital ward

23 February 2022
Covid outbreak closes hospital ward

Covid outbreak closes hospital ward

23 February 2022

A WARD at Raigmore Hospital has been forced to close to new patients and visitors after an outbreak of Covid-19.


Help for Heating grants 'may be available' for those struggling to pay bills

05 February 2022
Help for Heating grants 'may be available' for those struggling to pay bills

Help for Heating grants 'may be available' for those struggling to pay bills

05 February 2022

Scottish agricultural charity, RSABI, is reminding Highland residents worried about increasing energy bills that they may be eligible for grants.


Island life beckons for lucky Handa applicant

31 December 2021
Island life beckons for lucky Handa applicant

Island life beckons for lucky Handa applicant

31 December 2021

THE romance of life on a wild and windswept uninhabited Sutherland island looks set to cast its spell yet again.


GP closures spark NHS plea to public

30 December 2021
GP closures spark NHS plea to public

GP closures spark NHS plea to public

30 December 2021

RESIDENTS in Sutherland are being reminded that GP surgeries will be closed for four days over the long Hogmanay weekend.


'Huge success' of employment scheme hailed by Highland Council

30 December 2021
'Huge success' of employment scheme hailed by Highland Council

'Huge success' of employment scheme hailed by Highland Council

30 December 2021

A RECRUITMENT programme aimed at helping Highland residents find new job opportunities has been hailed a success by Highland Council.


Police to host Highland recruitment event online

30 December 2021
Police to host Highland recruitment event online

Police to host Highland recruitment event online

30 December 2021

POLICE in the Highlands are set to hold an online recruitment event for those looking to join the force.


Album number four for Sutherland man

29 December 2021
Album number four for Sutherland man

Album number four for Sutherland man

29 December 2021

A SUTHERLAND musician whose Highland roots have provided rich inspiration for his work is back with album number four.


£1000 boost for Sutherland causes

29 December 2021
£1000 boost for Sutherland causes

£1000 boost for Sutherland causes

29 December 2021

Two Sutherland groups have shared a £1000 bonus to help local families in need.


Screen Machine mobile cinema back at Sutherland communities in January

29 December 2021
Screen Machine mobile cinema back at Sutherland communities in January

Screen Machine mobile cinema back at Sutherland communities in January

29 December 2021

THE Screen Machine mobile cinema will be back at Sutherland communities next week.


'Request to stop' kiosks to wave goodbye to flagging down trains at Sutherland stations

28 December 2021
'Request to stop' kiosks to wave goodbye to flagging down trains at Sutherland stations

'Request to stop' kiosks to wave goodbye to flagging down trains at Sutherland stations

28 December 2021

RAIL passengers at six Sutherland request stops will no longer have to wave for the driver to stop once new kiosks become operational next summer.


Walk to 'blow away festive cobwebs'

28 December 2021
Walk to 'blow away festive cobwebs'

Walk to 'blow away festive cobwebs'

28 December 2021

THE Highlands' countryside rangers will be hosting a 6km circular walk around Invernaver and Torrisdale Bay next month to "blow away festive cobwebs".


Camera Club announces contest winners and chairman announces plan to step down

27 December 2021
Camera Club announces contest winners and chairman announces plan to step down

Camera Club announces contest winners and chairman announces plan to step down

27 December 2021

East Sutherland Camera Club chairman John Alderson has stood down after more than 10 years.


Loneliness plea to Sutherland residents amid new Covid measures

27 December 2021
Loneliness plea to Sutherland residents amid new Covid measures

Loneliness plea to Sutherland residents amid new Covid measures

27 December 2021

OLDER people in Sutherland feeling lonely or isolated have been urged to call Age Scotland's free friendship line.


'Fantastic 2021 growth' hailed by distribution firm with Sutherland presence

27 December 2021
'Fantastic 2021 growth' hailed by distribution firm with Sutherland presence

'Fantastic 2021 growth' hailed by distribution firm with Sutherland presence

27 December 2021

A DISTRIBUTION and haulage firm with a presence in Sutherland is celebrating a boom in growth in the past year.


Ferry sailings cancelled due to Covid on ship

27 December 2021
Ferry sailings cancelled due to Covid on ship

Ferry sailings cancelled due to Covid on ship

27 December 2021

COVID has sparked the cancellation of several sailings of the Ullapool-Stornoway ferry today (Monday), CalMac has confirmed.


Police Scotland personnel give insight into working on Christmas Day

24 December 2021
Police Scotland personnel give insight into working on Christmas Day

Police Scotland personnel give insight into working on Christmas Day

24 December 2021

Police staff working Christmas Day have spoken about how they'll be keeping people safe during December 25 and beyond.


Recycle plea issued to Sutherland residents for Christmas and Hogmanay

24 December 2021
Recycle plea issued to Sutherland residents for Christmas and Hogmanay

Recycle plea issued to Sutherland residents for Christmas and Hogmanay

24 December 2021

FESTIVE gift recipients and revellers in Sutherland are being urged to make the most of recycling and help cut waste this Christmas.


Christmas Eve snow warning issued for parts of the Highlands

23 December 2021
Christmas Eve snow warning issued for parts of the Highlands

Christmas Eve snow warning issued for parts of the Highlands

23 December 2021

A SNOW warning extending into Christmas Eve has been issued for parts of the Highlands.


Warning over Christmas Eve ferry disruption

23 December 2021
Warning over Christmas Eve ferry disruption

Warning over Christmas Eve ferry disruption

23 December 2021

CHRISTMAS Eve travellers heading between Ullapool and Lewis have been warned they face possible disruption.


Council backs campaign for better government funding 'after real-terms cut'

23 December 2021
Council backs campaign for better government funding 'after real-terms cut'

Council backs campaign for better government funding 'after real-terms cut'

23 December 2021

'REAL terms' cuts to core funding for councils have calls for a "better financial settlement next year".


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