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Orbex launches recruitment drive as it prepares for first rocket launch from Space Hub Sutherland

Orbex launches recruitment drive as it prepares for first rocket launch from Space Hub Sutherland

Orbex launches recruitment drive as it prepares for first rocket launch from Space Hub Sutherland

23 August 2022

Orbex is developing a small commercial orbital rocket called Prime which it intends to launch from Space Hub Sutherland,


Rotary enjoys 'fabulous day' at Helmsdale Highland Games with tombola stall raising £727 for good causes

Rotary enjoys 'fabulous day' at Helmsdale Highland Games with tombola stall raising £727 for good causes

Rotary enjoys 'fabulous day' at Helmsdale Highland Games with tombola stall raising £727 for good causes

22 August 2022

Club president Elizabeth Sweetman said the organisation had “exceeded its fundraising expectations”.


PICTURES: Covers off for start of fresh dig at Swartigill Iron Age site in far north – 'It's a hidden gem of archaeology'

PICTURES: Covers off for start of fresh dig at Swartigill Iron Age site in far north – 'It's a hidden gem of archaeology'

PICTURES: Covers off for start of fresh dig at Swartigill Iron Age site in far north – 'It's a hidden gem of archaeology'

22 August 2022

The community dig at Swartigill has started up again – volunteers are welcome to come along and work at this 'hidden gem of archaeology' in far north


ESRA pleased with "smooth" launch at midnight from new Dornoch lifeboat shed as volunteer service called out to Tarbet Ness

ESRA pleased with "smooth" launch at midnight from new Dornoch lifeboat shed as volunteer service called out to Tarbet Ness

ESRA pleased with "smooth" launch at midnight from new Dornoch lifeboat shed as volunteer service called out to Tarbet Ness

22 August 2022

Aberdeen Coastguard stood ESRA down at 1am as the casualty was in the capable hands of the emergency services.


Three snow leopard cubs named in honour of their homeland

Three snow leopard cubs named in honour of their homeland

Three snow leopard cubs named in honour of their homeland

22 August 2022

Cute cubs arrived at the Highland Wildlife Park at end of May


Search on for best new outdoor writers in mountaineering competition

Search on for best new outdoor writers in mountaineering competition

Search on for best new outdoor writers in mountaineering competition

22 August 2022

Aspiring writers who are inspired by the mountains are being invited to enter an annual competition to find new outdoor authors.


ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Hope leads the way on ride north

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Hope leads the way on ride north

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Hope leads the way on ride north

21 August 2022

John Davidson finds so much of interest on a road ride through a land that was once thriving with people


Ardgay pensioner's £1.2k walk in wild

Ardgay pensioner's £1.2k walk in wild

Ardgay pensioner's £1.2k walk in wild

21 August 2022

David Hannah (76) took part in the Platinum Jubilee Great Wilderness Challenge.


Pedal power for cause

Pedal power for cause

Pedal power for cause

20 August 2022

A group of 22 cyclists raised £20,500 by tackling the North Coast 500. The money will be used to support people with multiple sclerosis (MS).


Rangers to lead walk near Bettyhill

Rangers to lead walk near Bettyhill

Rangers to lead walk near Bettyhill

19 August 2022

High Life Highland's countryside rangers will be leading a walk in north Sutherland on Thursday.


Time to raise a glass ‘To What Matters’

Time to raise a glass ‘To What Matters’

Time to raise a glass ‘To What Matters’

19 August 2022

The annual Highland Business Women Awards take place next week.


Highland Council shortlisted for four national awards – 'you are a credit to the communities you serve'

Highland Council shortlisted for four national awards – 'you are a credit to the communities you serve'

Highland Council shortlisted for four national awards – 'you are a credit to the communities you serve'

18 August 2022

The Highland Council has been shortlisted for four APSE Service Awards which celebrate excellence in local public services.


Meet the woman who created her own fashion brand for breastfeeding mums

Meet the woman who created her own fashion brand for breastfeeding mums

Meet the woman who created her own fashion brand for breastfeeding mums

17 August 2022

Alyson Belli took matters into her own hands after she became frustrated at the lack of fashionable clothes available for breastfeeding mums.


Rescuers save stranded whale at Durness

Rescuers save stranded whale at Durness

Rescuers save stranded whale at Durness

17 August 2022

The operation to save the whale took more than two hours.


Highland kids urged to enter story competition

Highland kids urged to enter story competition

Highland kids urged to enter story competition

15 August 2022

Author and CBeebies screenwriter Emily Dodd took a step back in time to launch the Highland Folk Museum children’s story competition.


Oh LORRY! Tain gran gets her licence to drive 32-tonne trucks

Oh LORRY! Tain gran gets her licence to drive 32-tonne trucks

Oh LORRY! Tain gran gets her licence to drive 32-tonne trucks

15 August 2022

An Easter Ross gran has surprised and delighted her friends and relatives by passing her test to drive lorries weighing up to 32 tonnes.


Highland casting call for children for Eden Court panto Peter Pan

Highland casting call for children for Eden Court panto Peter Pan

Highland casting call for children for Eden Court panto Peter Pan

11 August 2022

The theatre company is keen to give extend its search across the Highlands to expose young people to the possibilities of drama.


Tain construction worker celebrates 55 years of service working as a joiner for Morrison Construction

Tain construction worker celebrates 55 years of service working as a joiner for Morrison Construction

Tain construction worker celebrates 55 years of service working as a joiner for Morrison Construction

11 August 2022

A Highland construction worker has just celebrated a remarkable 55 years working for the same firm.


They'll be lighting up the Badenoch skies tonight!

They'll be lighting up the Badenoch skies tonight!

They'll be lighting up the Badenoch skies tonight!

11 August 2022

Today the Cairngorms join in with massive national art creation


New book by Thurso author about pilgrim's walking trail

New book by Thurso author about pilgrim's walking trail

New book by Thurso author about pilgrim's walking trail

11 August 2022

Jane Coll from Thurso has just released a companion piece to her walkers guidebook on saintly pilgrim routes through the far north.


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