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Carbisdale Castle owner's controversial application for land approved by Forestry and Land Scotland despite community objection

Carbisdale Castle owner's controversial application for land approved by Forestry and Land Scotland despite community objection

Carbisdale Castle owner's controversial application for land approved by Forestry and Land Scotland despite community objection

23 February 2024

Forestry and Land Scotland, has agreed to sell three hectares of steeply sloping land on three sides of the castle.


'We need more council allotments in the Highlands,' Greens argue amid fears region left behind

'We need more council allotments in the Highlands,' Greens argue amid fears region left behind

'We need more council allotments in the Highlands,' Greens argue amid fears region left behind

17 February 2024

Providing council-owned & managed allotments across the Highlands must be included in the local authority's latest review, the region's Greens argue.


First salmon of 2024 season caught on River Brora

First salmon of 2024 season caught on River Brora

First salmon of 2024 season caught on River Brora

16 February 2024

A local angler Graham Davidson hooked the fish on the Pheadair pool


Ullapool Unpacked's award is 'something I've dreamed about for long time'

Ullapool Unpacked's award is 'something I've dreamed about for long time'

Ullapool Unpacked's award is 'something I've dreamed about for long time'

15 February 2024

Evie Strange launched Ullapool Unpacked C.I.C. after being "daunted by how much waste a child could produce".


Foxes, not badgers, to blame for most lamb deaths on Scottish farms and crofts

Foxes, not badgers, to blame for most lamb deaths on Scottish farms and crofts

Foxes, not badgers, to blame for most lamb deaths on Scottish farms and crofts

14 February 2024

Foxes are being blamed for killing lambs on Scottish farms and crofts where there was suspicion over badgers being responsible.


Love is in the fresh air – embracing the outdoors is most attractive quality

Love is in the fresh air – embracing the outdoors is most attractive quality

Love is in the fresh air – embracing the outdoors is most attractive quality

14 February 2024

A love of the outdoors is one of the most attractive qualities in a potential partner for people in the Highlands and Islands, according to research.


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.'


Politicians join forces to urge Scottish Government to support Coul Links golf course development

Politicians join forces to urge Scottish Government to support Coul Links golf course development

Politicians join forces to urge Scottish Government to support Coul Links golf course development

13 February 2024

A letter has been sent to the Scottish Government highlighting the significant economic and environmental benefits of the project.


Storm damaged sea defences spark closure of Far North Line

Storm damaged sea defences spark closure of Far North Line

Storm damaged sea defences spark closure of Far North Line

12 February 2024

The line was closed between Brora and Helmsdale after the tracks in that area suffered coastal flood damage for the second time this winter.


Riverwoods sceening at Bonar Bridge will be followed by question and answer session

Riverwoods sceening at Bonar Bridge will be followed by question and answer session

Riverwoods sceening at Bonar Bridge will be followed by question and answer session

12 February 2024

Riverwoods: An Untold Story was partly filmed in the Bonar Bridge area.


Coastal flooding risk sparks Sutherland warning amid high spring tides and strong winds

Coastal flooding risk sparks Sutherland warning amid high spring tides and strong winds

Coastal flooding risk sparks Sutherland warning amid high spring tides and strong winds

12 February 2024

Golspie is particularly as risk from "large waves and flooding", Sepa has warned – with a wider flood warning also in place from Helmsdale to Embo.


Protected goose dumped beside River Thurso was shot and decapitated

Protected goose dumped beside River Thurso was shot and decapitated

Protected goose dumped beside River Thurso was shot and decapitated

11 February 2024

A decapitated goose was shot and dumped on the banks of the River Thurso in a plastic bag, police have said.


Communities for Coul 'disappointed' over decision by Scottish Government to review Coul Links planning application

Communities for Coul 'disappointed' over decision by Scottish Government to review Coul Links planning application

Communities for Coul 'disappointed' over decision by Scottish Government to review Coul Links planning application

09 February 2024

Communities for Coul says it has the "unequivocal support of local communities".


Conservation Coalition welcomes Scottish Government's decision to call in Coul Links golf course application

Conservation Coalition welcomes Scottish Government's decision to call in Coul Links golf course application

Conservation Coalition welcomes Scottish Government's decision to call in Coul Links golf course application

09 February 2024

The coalition is a group of seven environmental charities that are campaigning against the development at Coul Links, near Embo.


Railway hit by fresh flooding just hours after reopening, ScotRail confirms

Railway hit by fresh flooding just hours after reopening, ScotRail confirms

Railway hit by fresh flooding just hours after reopening, ScotRail confirms

07 February 2024

Railways disruption is again causing misery for train passengers after the Far North Line flooded again – just hours after it reopened.


THIRD snow warning issued by Met Office amid forecast for up 20cm of snowfall this weekend

THIRD snow warning issued by Met Office amid forecast for up 20cm of snowfall this weekend

THIRD snow warning issued by Met Office amid forecast for up 20cm of snowfall this weekend

07 February 2024

Disruptive snow looks set to impact the Highlands into the weekend after the Met Office issued another yellow warning ­– their third in a day.


Met Office issues ANOTHER yellow warning for snow in Sutherland

Met Office issues ANOTHER yellow warning for snow in Sutherland

Met Office issues ANOTHER yellow warning for snow in Sutherland

07 February 2024

Further disruptive snow is expected to hit the Highlands later today and overnight, the Met Office has warned after issuing another yellow warning.


'Take care' plea to motorists after overnight snows hit Highland roads

'Take care' plea to motorists after overnight snows hit Highland roads

'Take care' plea to motorists after overnight snows hit Highland roads

07 February 2024

Motorists across the Highlands have been urged to take care after snow fell in many parts of the region overnight.


Far North Line reopens after earlier landslip blocked section between Dingwall and Inverness

Far North Line reopens after earlier landslip blocked section between Dingwall and Inverness

Far North Line reopens after earlier landslip blocked section between Dingwall and Inverness

07 February 2024

Trains are returning to normal in the far north after days of rain-related disruption – but some were still impacted first thing on Wednesday.


Snow and ice yellow warning issued for Sutherland by Met Office

Snow and ice yellow warning issued for Sutherland by Met Office

Snow and ice yellow warning issued for Sutherland by Met Office

06 February 2024

Several inches of snow are possible in some places, amid forecasts for showers and ice across the region.


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