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£24.5 million investment announced to secure plans for cable factory at Nigg

£24.5 million investment announced to secure plans for cable factory at Nigg

£24.5 million investment announced to secure plans for cable factory at Nigg

24 February 2024

£24.5 million of public sector support has been announced to secure Japanese company Sumitomo Electric Industries’ investment in a cable factory.


Campaign launches to support more victims of crime in Highlands and Islands

Campaign launches to support more victims of crime in Highlands and Islands

Campaign launches to support more victims of crime in Highlands and Islands

19 February 2024

A new campaign has launched aiming to raise awareness of victims’ rights and peoples’ right to access support if they are affected by crime.


The Red Arrows set to be spotted flying over the region while based at RAF Lossiemouth

The Red Arrows set to be spotted flying over the region while based at RAF Lossiemouth

The Red Arrows set to be spotted flying over the region while based at RAF Lossiemouth

19 February 2024

The Red Arrows are set to be flying over the region over the next few days.


Property demand study launched by Highlands and Islands Enterprise

Property demand study launched by Highlands and Islands Enterprise

Property demand study launched by Highlands and Islands Enterprise

15 February 2024

A study is underway to find out what demand there is for commercial property and land in the Highlands and Islands.


PICTURES: Highland News and Media scoop four awards at regional press ball

PICTURES: Highland News and Media scoop four awards at regional press ball

PICTURES: Highland News and Media scoop four awards at regional press ball

03 February 2024

The Highland News and Media Group picked up four awards, including the new website of the year award at the Highlands and Islands Press Ball.


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

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.


Highlands and Islands Enterprise appoints new area manager

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.


Handy tips to heat your home for less this winter

Handy tips to heat your home for less this winter

Handy tips to heat your home for less this winter

18 January 2024

WITH temperatures plummeting, it can be hard to strike a balance between keeping warm and comfortably staying within your monthly budget.


How to have fun – and stay safe – in the Highland mountains this winter

How to have fun – and stay safe – in the Highland mountains this winter

How to have fun – and stay safe – in the Highland mountains this winter

13 January 2024

Ben Gibson, mountain safety adviser at Mountaineering Scotland, encourages people who are planning to head to the hills this winter to think ahead


HiJOBS is the ticket to job opportunities in 2024

HiJOBS is the ticket to job opportunities in 2024

HiJOBS is the ticket to job opportunities in 2024

10 January 2024

Thinking of a change of job or career in 2024? The leading recruitment website HiJOBS is just the ticket.


Highland Shortbread Showdown 2024 is open for applications

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.


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

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

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

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.


Warning that winter in Highland mountains leaves 'little room for error'

Warning that winter in Highland mountains leaves 'little room for error'

Warning that winter in Highland mountains leaves 'little room for error'

13 December 2023

The Highlands can be transformed in winter, but people are being warned that conditions can leave little room for error in the hills.


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

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


Met Office issues yellow warning for snow and ice in Highlands

Met Office issues yellow warning for snow and ice in Highlands

Met Office issues yellow warning for snow and ice in Highlands

29 November 2023

The Met Office has issued a weather warning for snow and ice from 5pm today (November 29) until Friday at 11am.


Q&A with the general manager of Dornoch Station hotel

Q&A with the general manager of Dornoch Station hotel

Q&A with the general manager of Dornoch Station hotel

17 November 2023

We caught up with the general manager Robert Rogers about the changes which have taken place and what people can expect to see at the destination.


Nicky Marr: We need to keep on talking about the menopause

Nicky Marr: We need to keep on talking about the menopause

Nicky Marr: We need to keep on talking about the menopause

08 November 2023

What do you think of when you hear the word menopause?


Highland Cup Box pilot aims to tackle scourge of single-use paper cup waste

Highland Cup Box pilot aims to tackle scourge of single-use paper cup waste

Highland Cup Box pilot aims to tackle scourge of single-use paper cup waste

06 November 2023

200 million single-use paper cups are used in Scotland each year, of which only 4 per cent are recycled - but a Highland scheme aims to change that.


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