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Highland rewilding charity slams Scottish Government for ditching 2030 carbon emission target

Highland rewilding charity slams Scottish Government for ditching 2030 carbon emission target

Trees for Life says it is ‘hugely worrying and a move in the wrong direction’ while Oxfam Scotland call it ‘an acute global embarrassment’.


‘Concern’ over continued closure of railway station at Altnabreac

‘Concern’ over continued closure of railway station at Altnabreac

A lack of progress in reopening a Highland railway station that was temporarily shut in a row over access, is “concerning”, say local politicians.


Sutherland LGBTQ+ voices sought for documentary series

Sutherland LGBTQ+ voices sought for documentary series

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


Urgent clarity needed over controversial stove fire ban, warns Highland MSP

Urgent clarity needed over controversial stove fire ban, warns Highland MSP

Clarity is urgently needed over the ban on wood burning stoves, a Highland MSP has warned after being inundated with concerns from confused residents.


Highland rewilding charity slams Scottish Government for ditching 2030 carbon emission target

Highland rewilding charity slams Scottish Government for ditching 2030 carbon emission target

Trees for Life says it is ‘hugely worrying and a move in the wrong direction’ while Oxfam Scotland call it ‘an acute global embarrassment’.


Ullapool to see BEAR Scotland remove mystery gorilla sign

Ullapool to see BEAR Scotland remove mystery gorilla sign

NC500 gorilla road sign in Ullapool is set to be taken down by BEAR Scotland as a “non-prescribed sign”.


Tourist claims first Nessie sighting of 2024 as monster “ducks” above waves near Urquhart Castle

Tourist claims first Nessie sighting of 2024 as monster “ducks” above waves near Urquhart Castle

It wouldn’t be like Nessie to duck out of an early season photo opportunity.


66-home go-ahead for Easter Ross town

66-home go-ahead for Easter Ross town

THE go-ahead for a major Easter Ross housing scheme has been hailed an ‘extremely positive’ development for the nascent Cromarty Firth freeport.


Couple’s dream countryside home near Golspie to star in BBC series ‘Escape to the Country’

Couple’s dream countryside home near Golspie to star in BBC series ‘Escape to the Country’

Hill Cottage near Golspie has been selected as the ‘wild card’ in a BBC TV series.


Brora Community Council to submit Freedom of Information Act over money spent on external consultants

Brora Community Council to submit Freedom of Information Act over money spent on external consultants

It was agreed to submit the request at the group’s meeting yesterday evening.


Loch Ness Marathon features among top 10 most in-demand marathons in the world

Loch Ness Marathon features among top 10 most in-demand marathons in the world

The Loch Ness Marathon is ranked among the top ten most in-demand marathons around the world, according to a recent survey.


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

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


Anna Massie to perform at Helmsdale

Anna Massie to perform at Helmsdale

The event has been organised by music promoters Sutherland Sessions.


Tain pub’s gratitude to punters after regional award shortlisting

Tain pub’s gratitude to punters after regional award shortlisting

The Star Inn have been shortlisted the title of “Best Licensed Traders” in the Highlands.


Popular Inver Inn goes up for sale for offers over £290,000

Popular Inver Inn goes up for sale for offers over £290,000

The bar and restaurant in Inver is very popular with food fans, with people travelling from miles around to enjoy meals there.


NC500 hotspot village of Ullapool sees new ‘gorilla’ road sign

NC500 hotspot village of Ullapool sees new ‘gorilla’ road sign

NC500 hotspot village of Ullapool has seen a new sign pop-up for a rather exotic animal.


MSPs slam Highland Council changes to school access they say ‘undermines the democratic process’

MSPs slam Highland Council changes to school access they say ‘undermines the democratic process’

Politicians must now get permission from the education boss to visit schools which they say impedes their ‘ability to represent our constituents’


Highland Council officials accused of ‘an assault’ on elected representatives roles over school access

Highland Council officials accused of ‘an assault’ on elected representatives roles over school access

Top officials say that councillors, MSPs and MPS must get permission from education bosses before visiting schools.


Fundraising auction features ‘stunning’ painting by late Golspie artist Steve MacGruer

Fundraising auction features ‘stunning’ painting by late Golspie artist Steve MacGruer

‘Coastline Widows’ by Steve MacGruer is one of more than 80 lots, which also includes a print by Sally Orr (Wild) of Dornoch.


East Sutherland Athletics Club enjoying its most successful season ever

East Sutherland Athletics Club enjoying its most successful season ever

Now club wants to find stars of the future.


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