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Former spokesman for Tony Blair announced as keynote speaker for Highland Business Dinner 2024

24 January 2024
Former spokesman for Tony Blair announced as keynote speaker for Highland Business Dinner 2024

Former spokesman for Tony Blair announced as keynote speaker for Highland Business Dinner 2024

24 January 2024

UK political thinker, Alastair Campbell, has been unveiled as the keynote speaker at the Inverness Chamber of Commerce Highland Business Dinner.


HOUSING CRISIS: Report shows 4000 homes are overcrowded in the Highlands

23 January 2024
HOUSING CRISIS: Report shows 4000 homes are overcrowded in the Highlands

HOUSING CRISIS: Report shows 4000 homes are overcrowded in the Highlands

23 January 2024

A new report has shown that over 30,500 homes in the Highland Council area face one or more forms of housing need.


Google searches for Ardross Castle rise by 4500 per cent during showing of The Traitors

22 January 2024
Google searches for Ardross Castle rise by 4500 per cent during showing of The Traitors

Google searches for Ardross Castle rise by 4500 per cent during showing of The Traitors

22 January 2024

Analysis of Google data reveals 'Ardross Castle' became more searched than Scotland's most popular castles.


Young Highland workers on a mission to find green solutions for their business

21 January 2024
Young Highland workers on a mission to find green solutions for their business

Young Highland workers on a mission to find green solutions for their business

21 January 2024

Seven young workers from across the Highlands are on a mission to find green solutions for their business.


'Everywhere resembled shrines' - Sutherland entrepreneur learns skill and creates successful business over 12 months of hard work

20 January 2024
'Everywhere resembled shrines' - Sutherland entrepreneur learns skill and creates successful business over 12 months of hard work

'Everywhere resembled shrines' - Sutherland entrepreneur learns skill and creates successful business over 12 months of hard work

20 January 2024

Sandie Gordon established Candles from the Croft which produces luxury scented candles using natural materials foraged from her family croft.


Highlands and Islands Enterprise appoints new area manager

19 January 2024
Highlands and Islands Enterprise appoints new area manager

Highlands and Islands Enterprise appoints new area manager

19 January 2024

Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) has appointed a new area manager to lead its work across the Inner Moray Firth area.


MSP receives 'heart-wrenching' note from former sub postmaster who suffered great losses due to faulty computer system

12 January 2024
MSP receives 'heart-wrenching' note from former sub postmaster who suffered great losses due to faulty computer system

MSP receives 'heart-wrenching' note from former sub postmaster who suffered great losses due to faulty computer system

12 January 2024

More than 700 sub postmasters were prosecuted across the UK, including up to 100 in Scotland, after wrongly being accused of embezzling money.


Mr Bates vs The Post Office: Scandal the 'biggest miscarriage of justice of our time'

09 January 2024
Mr Bates vs The Post Office: Scandal the 'biggest miscarriage of justice of our time'

Mr Bates vs The Post Office: Scandal the 'biggest miscarriage of justice of our time'

09 January 2024

A Highland MSP has made a bid for the issue to be discussed at the Scottish parliament tomorrow.


'Disappointment' at Eastgate Shopping Centre as shoe retailer exits

04 January 2024
'Disappointment' at Eastgate Shopping Centre as shoe retailer exits

'Disappointment' at Eastgate Shopping Centre as shoe retailer exits

04 January 2024

Footwear store Schuh has closed at the Eastgate Shopping Centre.


Highland Shortbread Showdown 2024 is open for applications

26 December 2023
Highland Shortbread Showdown 2024 is open for applications

Highland Shortbread Showdown 2024 is open for applications

26 December 2023

The Highland Shortbread Showdown is returning for a second year to discover the best biscuits from across the region.


Highland councillors donate Christmas collection to MFR Cash For Kids appeal

23 December 2023
Highland councillors donate Christmas collection to MFR Cash For Kids appeal

Highland councillors donate Christmas collection to MFR Cash For Kids appeal

23 December 2023

Highland Council’s vice convener councillor Ken Gowans has handed over a cheque for £575 to MFR Cash for Kids Mission Christmas Appeal.


Tourist tax gains support from Holyrood MSPs

23 December 2023
Tourist tax gains support from Holyrood MSPs

Tourist tax gains support from Holyrood MSPs

23 December 2023

MSPs on a Holyrood committee have backed calls for the introduction of a visitor levy in local authorities


Over 4000 children in the Highlands will be provided with gifts this Christmas thanks to generous donations

22 December 2023
Over 4000 children in the Highlands will be provided with gifts this Christmas thanks to generous donations

Over 4000 children in the Highlands will be provided with gifts this Christmas thanks to generous donations

22 December 2023

The MFR Cash for Kids Mission Christmas appeal has had an incredible response from the public donating gifts and money.


Highland-based energy group report £273million of turnover

21 December 2023
Highland-based energy group report £273million of turnover

Highland-based energy group report £273million of turnover

21 December 2023

Energy sector services group, Global Energy Group (GEG), has reported a 21 per cent increase in revenue for 2023.


All rail fares to increase by 8.7 per cent in 2024 including Caledonian Sleeper

21 December 2023
All rail fares to increase by 8.7 per cent in 2024 including Caledonian Sleeper

All rail fares to increase by 8.7 per cent in 2024 including Caledonian Sleeper

21 December 2023

Transport Scotland has confirmed the fares increase it will put in place for 2024.


Nearly 670 per cent increase in long-term empty properties in the Highlands

20 December 2023
Nearly 670 per cent increase in long-term empty properties in the Highlands

Nearly 670 per cent increase in long-term empty properties in the Highlands

20 December 2023

Properties that have been empty for 12 months or more within the region increased from 434 in 2013 to 3334 in 2023


70 per cent of North American visitors to Scotland visit the Highlands

19 December 2023
70 per cent of North American visitors to Scotland visit the Highlands

70 per cent of North American visitors to Scotland visit the Highlands

19 December 2023

Tourism businesses from the Highlands attended the North America Business Development Mission (BDM) to support the growth of visitors to Scotland.


Orbex gets 'boost' of £3.3 million for Sutherland Spaceport

13 December 2023
Orbex gets 'boost' of £3.3 million for Sutherland Spaceport

Orbex gets 'boost' of £3.3 million for Sutherland Spaceport

13 December 2023

Orbex has been awarded £3.3 million in funding from the UK Space Agency as part of the European Space Agency’s (ESA’s) “Boost!” initiative


PICTURES: Abba tribute band Bjorn Again wow the crowds in Highland capital - were you there?

11 December 2023
PICTURES: Abba tribute band Bjorn Again wow the crowds in Highland capital - were you there?

PICTURES: Abba tribute band Bjorn Again wow the crowds in Highland capital - were you there?

11 December 2023

Bjorn Again took the stage at Inverness Leisure last night playing a whole host of numbers.


Highland band Torridon set to release new single

10 December 2023
Highland band Torridon set to release new single

Highland band Torridon set to release new single

10 December 2023

The six-man ensemble from Ross-shire will release their latest single, "I Wanna Know," on December 15.


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