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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.


Further travel woes as Highland roads closed following heavy rain

Further travel woes as Highland roads closed following heavy rain

Further travel woes as Highland roads closed following heavy rain

05 February 2024

Motorists are being warned of various road closures in the Highlands following heavy rain.


12 flood warnings in force across the Highlands amid heavy rain and weather alerts

12 flood warnings in force across the Highlands amid heavy rain and weather alerts

12 flood warnings in force across the Highlands amid heavy rain and weather alerts

05 February 2024

Strath Oykel among a dozen separate flood warnings issued for the Highlands amid heavy and persistent rain.


Inverness Airport railway station clocks up over 50,000 passengers in first year

Inverness Airport railway station clocks up over 50,000 passengers in first year

Inverness Airport railway station clocks up over 50,000 passengers in first year

05 February 2024

ScotRail’s newest railway station in the Highlands is celebrating its first anniversary


170mm of rain to bring flooding and travel disruption to Highlands, Met Office warns

170mm of rain to bring flooding and travel disruption to Highlands, Met Office warns

170mm of rain to bring flooding and travel disruption to Highlands, Met Office warns

02 February 2024

Yellow warning issued amid fears 'persistent' rain will cause travel disruption and flooding in western and central parts of the Highlands.


Train services between Inverness and Caithness hit by staff shortages

Train services between Inverness and Caithness hit by staff shortages

Train services between Inverness and Caithness hit by staff shortages

01 February 2024

A shortage of train crew is causing disruption to train services between Caithness and Inverness.


HOUSING: Council house rent to increase by almost 8 per cent this year

HOUSING: Council house rent to increase by almost 8 per cent this year

HOUSING: Council house rent to increase by almost 8 per cent this year

31 January 2024

The average council house rent in Highland will increase from £83 per week to almost £90 per week, Highland Council has announced today.


85mph gale warning for Sutherland and Caithness extended by Met Office

85mph gale warning for Sutherland and Caithness extended by Met Office

85mph gale warning for Sutherland and Caithness extended by Met Office

30 January 2024

Storm force winds are set to batter more of the far north on Wednesday, the Met Office has warned after extending a yellow alert for gales.


80mph gusts to batter Sutherland coasts, warns Met Office after issuing yellow weather warning

80mph gusts to batter Sutherland coasts, warns Met Office after issuing yellow weather warning

80mph gusts to batter Sutherland coasts, warns Met Office after issuing yellow weather warning

27 January 2024

Gusts of up to 80mph are set to batter the Sutherland coast and Minch, the Met Office has warned.


Major changes to ScotRail services south of Inverness amid Storm Jocelyn clear-up

Major changes to ScotRail services south of Inverness amid Storm Jocelyn clear-up

Major changes to ScotRail services south of Inverness amid Storm Jocelyn clear-up

25 January 2024

Damage caused by Storm Jocelyn will disrupt all of today's train services between Inverness and the Central Belt today.


Pavement parking ban to be enforced across the Highlands in February

Pavement parking ban to be enforced across the Highlands in February

Pavement parking ban to be enforced across the Highlands in February

24 January 2024

A ban prohibiting pavement parking will be enforced across the Highlands from next month.


LISTEN: Highest number of drug driving offences over the festive season recorded in the Highlands

LISTEN: Highest number of drug driving offences over the festive season recorded in the Highlands

LISTEN: Highest number of drug driving offences over the festive season recorded in the Highlands

24 January 2024

A new police report shows that the Highlands recorded the highest number of drug driving offences across Scotland in December.


Train services remain suspended in wake of Storm Jocelyn

Train services remain suspended in wake of Storm Jocelyn

Train services remain suspended in wake of Storm Jocelyn

24 January 2024

Train services in Scotland remain suspended this morning until the rail lines have been checked in the wake of Storm Jocelyn.


STORM JOCELYN: Complete shutdown of Scotland's rail services as 70 mph winds batter Highlands

STORM JOCELYN: Complete shutdown of Scotland's rail services as 70 mph winds batter Highlands

STORM JOCELYN: Complete shutdown of Scotland's rail services as 70 mph winds batter Highlands

23 January 2024

With parts of the Highlands brace for winds of up to 70 mph, ScotRail has halted all of its train services this evening.


TRAVEL: CalMac Ullapool-Stornoway sailings axed amidst Storm Jocelyn alert

TRAVEL: CalMac Ullapool-Stornoway sailings axed amidst Storm Jocelyn alert

TRAVEL: CalMac Ullapool-Stornoway sailings axed amidst Storm Jocelyn alert

23 January 2024

Strong winds forecast to continue have prompted the decision.


Have your say on 20mph limits

Have your say on 20mph limits

Have your say on 20mph limits

23 January 2024

Public urged to take part in consultation about rolling out the 20mph speed limit across the Highlands as deadline nears.


UPDATE: No-one hurt in one vehicle crash that closed Highland road for three hours

UPDATE: No-one hurt in one vehicle crash that closed Highland road for three hours

UPDATE: No-one hurt in one vehicle crash that closed Highland road for three hours

23 January 2024

A driver escaped injury after a one vehicle crash closed a minor Ross-shire road for three hours this morning.


'Extraordinary damage' to rail lines causes chaos for ScotRail passengers in the Highlands

'Extraordinary damage' to rail lines causes chaos for ScotRail passengers in the Highlands

'Extraordinary damage' to rail lines causes chaos for ScotRail passengers in the Highlands

23 January 2024

Train travellers are being strongly advised to check their journeys in advance after “extraordinary damage” from Storm Isha closed lines.


BREAKING: Emergency services called after crash on the Struie road north of Alness

BREAKING: Emergency services called after crash on the Struie road north of Alness

BREAKING: Emergency services called after crash on the Struie road north of Alness

23 January 2024

Police are at the scene of a road traffic accident on the minor Struie road north of Alness.


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