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KAREN ANDERSON: How I overcame my 20-year cat allergy

KAREN ANDERSON: How I overcame my 20-year cat allergy

KAREN ANDERSON: How I overcame my 20-year cat allergy

07 April 2024

For over 20 years I was allergic to cats. Not the slight sneezy type of allergic either.


CHRISTIAN VIEWPOINT: Norma is there to help people ‘live until they die’

CHRISTIAN VIEWPOINT: Norma is there to help people ‘live until they die’

CHRISTIAN VIEWPOINT: Norma is there to help people ‘live until they die’

07 April 2024

She visits each bedside, encouraging people with life-limiting conditions to talk about thoughts, hopes and fears they may have, says our columnist.


NICKY MARR: Undoubtedly, lives will be saved by Duchess

NICKY MARR: Undoubtedly, lives will be saved by Duchess

NICKY MARR: Undoubtedly, lives will be saved by Duchess

27 March 2024

Royal they may be, but they’re people too. Let’s grant them breathing space.


DAVID RICHARDSON: Sutherland young entrepreneur shows talent needed to boost business in the Highlands

DAVID RICHARDSON: Sutherland young entrepreneur shows talent needed to boost business in the Highlands

DAVID RICHARDSON: Sutherland young entrepreneur shows talent needed to boost business in the Highlands

24 March 2024

Business Focus by David Richardson


ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Bagging the Munros is no mean feat – however long it takes

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Bagging the Munros is no mean feat – however long it takes

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Bagging the Munros is no mean feat – however long it takes

20 March 2024

As Anna Wells recovers from her three-month winter round of the 282 Scottish mountains above 3000ft, John Davidson says lists can be an inspiration


NICKY MARR: Race is on for more renewable energy schemes

NICKY MARR: Race is on for more renewable energy schemes

NICKY MARR: Race is on for more renewable energy schemes

20 March 2024

If anything is worth investing in as we try to save our planet, it’s our long-term economic future.


WATCH: Inverness teenager battling leukaemia wins Highland Heroes award with his fighting spirit

WATCH: Inverness teenager battling leukaemia wins Highland Heroes award with his fighting spirit

WATCH: Inverness teenager battling leukaemia wins Highland Heroes award with his fighting spirit

16 March 2024

An inspirational teenage black belt in karate, who is battling cancer, won the a Highland Heroes brave child award.


NICKY MARR: Collaboration can mean learning from each other

NICKY MARR: Collaboration can mean learning from each other

NICKY MARR: Collaboration can mean learning from each other

13 March 2024

“If you want to go fast, go alone; if you want to go far, go together.”


NICKY MARR: Mikeysline founder Ron Williamson remembered for being the change for mental health

NICKY MARR: Mikeysline founder Ron Williamson remembered for being the change for mental health

NICKY MARR: Mikeysline founder Ron Williamson remembered for being the change for mental health

06 March 2024

What a legacy Ron has left.


RHODA GRANT: Rural communities must see the gains of large-scale energy projects

RHODA GRANT: Rural communities must see the gains of large-scale energy projects

RHODA GRANT: Rural communities must see the gains of large-scale energy projects

05 March 2024

The Labour MSP says 'local benefit from these developments has not improved and communities are losing out.'


NICKY MARR: Hit pause on new national parks

NICKY MARR: Hit pause on new national parks

NICKY MARR: Hit pause on new national parks

28 February 2024

Can we press pause on more National Parks? Just till we’re back on track with the vital stuff?


EDWARD MOUNTAIN: New energy efficiency Bill could 'obliterate' Highland finances

EDWARD MOUNTAIN: New energy efficiency Bill could 'obliterate' Highland finances

EDWARD MOUNTAIN: New energy efficiency Bill could 'obliterate' Highland finances

27 February 2024

The MSP warns that 'it is practically impossible' for Highland homes to meet proposed energy performance standard.


Population decline at heart of staffing issues in Caithness and Sutherland

Population decline at heart of staffing issues in Caithness and Sutherland

Population decline at heart of staffing issues in Caithness and Sutherland

24 February 2024

Business Focus by David Richardson


NICKY MARR: Selling up – for the right reasons

NICKY MARR: Selling up – for the right reasons

NICKY MARR: Selling up – for the right reasons

21 February 2024

The housing crisis here – as in other parts of Scotland – is well documented.


NICKY MARR: Equal education opportunities too much to ask for?

NICKY MARR: Equal education opportunities too much to ask for?

NICKY MARR: Equal education opportunities too much to ask for?

14 February 2024

Comparing the opportunities that a tiny 28-pupil school can provide with what can be offered in a city school, isn’t comparing like with like.


ARIANE BURGESS: 'The future of our local food system depends' skilled growers

ARIANE BURGESS: 'The future of our local food system depends' skilled growers

ARIANE BURGESS: 'The future of our local food system depends' skilled growers

13 February 2024

The Greens MSP says 'I am actively advocating for the establishment of a dedicated degree-level course in horticulture and business skills.'


Jamie Halcro Johnston: SNP's nearly £80 million in cuts will hit rural Scotland hard

Jamie Halcro Johnston: SNP's nearly £80 million in cuts will hit rural Scotland hard

Jamie Halcro Johnston: SNP's nearly £80 million in cuts will hit rural Scotland hard

06 February 2024

He says 'decisions by SNP and Green ministers in Edinburgh that will have a real impact on life here in the Highlands.'


NICKY MARR: Local news has never been more important

NICKY MARR: Local news has never been more important

NICKY MARR: Local news has never been more important

31 January 2024

What is really important, is to keep abreast of the issues that I can do something about.


NICKY MARR: Our words can have impact we may never know

NICKY MARR: Our words can have impact we may never know

NICKY MARR: Our words can have impact we may never know

24 January 2024

Think about the impact we, and our words and actions, each have on the lives of those around us.


EDWARD MOUNTAIN: Halt on capital projects 'another hammer blow' for NHS Highland

EDWARD MOUNTAIN: Halt on capital projects 'another hammer blow' for NHS Highland

EDWARD MOUNTAIN: Halt on capital projects 'another hammer blow' for NHS Highland

23 January 2024

He says the stop 'places in great jeopardy the refurbishment of Raigmore’s maternity unit and projects in Caithness and Lochaber.'


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