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Sutherland householders urged to make a bee hotel or insect house to help vital pollinators

Sutherland householders urged to make a bee hotel or insect house to help vital pollinators

Sutherland householders urged to make a bee hotel or insect house to help vital pollinators

21 April 2024

People are being encouraged to take an hour this month now the weather is turning warmer, to build a ‘bee hotel’ for Scotland’s solitary bees.


Inverness Samaritans turn Ness Bridge green as part of London Marathon “message of hope”

Inverness Samaritans turn Ness Bridge green as part of London Marathon “message of hope”

Inverness Samaritans turn Ness Bridge green as part of London Marathon “message of hope”

20 April 2024

Ness Bridge will be lit up green tomorrow (Saturday) to mark Samaritans being made charity of the year for the 2024 London Marathon.


Sutherland LGBTQ+ voices sought for documentary series

Sutherland LGBTQ+ voices sought for documentary series

Sutherland LGBTQ+ voices sought for documentary series

18 April 2024

Participants are being sought in Sutherland for a podcast documentary on rural Scotland's LGBTQ+ community.


Achievement of Sutherland youngsters who raised £1054 for Golspie Heritage Society is recognised

Achievement of Sutherland youngsters who raised £1054 for Golspie Heritage Society is recognised

Achievement of Sutherland youngsters who raised £1054 for Golspie Heritage Society is recognised

17 April 2024

The trio, who were all aged nine at the time, raised £1054 after walking from Golspie to Helmsdale along the John O’Groats Trail.


PICTURES: Hardy fundraisers battle the elements on 2024 Marty Mackay Memorial Cycle and Walk from Lairg and Rhiconich to Durness

PICTURES: Hardy fundraisers battle the elements on 2024 Marty Mackay Memorial Cycle and Walk from Lairg and Rhiconich to Durness

PICTURES: Hardy fundraisers battle the elements on 2024 Marty Mackay Memorial Cycle and Walk from Lairg and Rhiconich to Durness

16 April 2024

Some 34 cyclists and 33 walkers from around the north and further afield took part in the annual fundraiser in memory of Durness man Marty Mackay.


WATCH: Inverness’ Miss Scotland announces the crown is up for grabs as applications are now open

WATCH: Inverness’ Miss Scotland announces the crown is up for grabs as applications are now open

WATCH: Inverness’ Miss Scotland announces the crown is up for grabs as applications are now open

16 April 2024

Applications for Miss Scotland 2024 have reopened today.


Roots, connections and belongings to be explored at creative workshops for women in Ullapool

Roots, connections and belongings to be explored at creative workshops for women in Ullapool

Roots, connections and belongings to be explored at creative workshops for women in Ullapool

16 April 2024

The workshops provide an opportunity for women to “come together, connect and create”.


Brora Rangers donate play park site to Highland Council

Brora Rangers donate play park site to Highland Council

Brora Rangers donate play park site to Highland Council

15 April 2024

The playground at Brora Primary School is adjacent to the football club’s pitch.


‘Phenomenal’ support for Wick couple’s round-Britain rowing challenge

‘Phenomenal’ support for Wick couple’s round-Britain rowing challenge

‘Phenomenal’ support for Wick couple’s round-Britain rowing challenge

15 April 2024

The Wick couple hoping to set a round-Britain rowing record this summer say they are amazed by the “phenomenal” response from the public so far.


Bonar Bridge photographer achieves major award

Bonar Bridge photographer achieves major award

Bonar Bridge photographer achieves major award

15 April 2024

Sheila McKenzie has been awarded a prestigious Associate Distinction by the Royal Photographic Society.


ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Heading upriver on Wick walk full of wildlife

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Heading upriver on Wick walk full of wildlife

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Heading upriver on Wick walk full of wildlife

14 April 2024

John Davidson enjoys a morning stroll up the riverside path from Wick, where he finds peaceful paths and a wildlife spotting platform


Fundraising coastline walker Blue Wilson set to return to Sutherland

Fundraising coastline walker Blue Wilson set to return to Sutherland

Fundraising coastline walker Blue Wilson set to return to Sutherland

14 April 2024

Blue Wilson is fundraising for Surfers Against Sewage and Sea Changers


Creative Breaks funding seeks to boost short breaks for carers

Creative Breaks funding seeks to boost short breaks for carers

Creative Breaks funding seeks to boost short breaks for carers

13 April 2024

CHARITIES across the north-east are being invited to apply for funding to help develop and deliver short breaks and services for carers.


Ullapool woman’s journey to Himalayas to find father she never knew

Ullapool woman’s journey to Himalayas to find father she never knew

Ullapool woman’s journey to Himalayas to find father she never knew

12 April 2024

Ullapool musician Anne Wood tells the incredible story of a journey from her Highland home to the Himalayas to meet her father for the first time.


Show must go on for Sonny after tragic death of twin brother

Show must go on for Sonny after tragic death of twin brother

Show must go on for Sonny after tragic death of twin brother

11 April 2024

An Easter Ross community stalwart who lost his highly respected twin brother last week is pressing ahead with a fundraising cause close to his heart.


Ullapool High School pupils demonstrate ‘impressive’ photography skills in ‘popular’ subject

Ullapool High School pupils demonstrate ‘impressive’ photography skills in ‘popular’ subject

Ullapool High School pupils demonstrate ‘impressive’ photography skills in ‘popular’ subject

08 April 2024

Budding photographers at a Ross-shire secondary school have been showcasing their talents through a school project.


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.


Cash grants aim to help young people reach their potential

Cash grants aim to help young people reach their potential

Cash grants aim to help young people reach their potential

07 April 2024

PROJECTS supporting disadvantaged children and young people could be eligible to apply for a grant of up to £10,000 through the Ironmongers’ Company.


Take your time cycling the North Coast 500

Take your time cycling the North Coast 500

Take your time cycling the North Coast 500

06 April 2024

John Davidson has cycled the roads in the north Highlands for many years, and here looks at a new cyclist’s guide to the popular NC500 tourist route


‘Stunning seascapes and beautiful beaches’ of the north-west are inspiration for writer’s debut novel, ‘The Flitspace’

‘Stunning seascapes and beautiful beaches’ of the north-west are inspiration for writer’s debut novel, ‘The Flitspace’

‘Stunning seascapes and beautiful beaches’ of the north-west are inspiration for writer’s debut novel, ‘The Flitspace’

05 April 2024

First-time fiction writer Stewart Cable has been holidaying in Assynt since he was a child.


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