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LOOKING BACK: Making music on the Ceilidh Trail

LOOKING BACK: Making music on the Ceilidh Trail

From the photo archive of the Northern Times.


LOOKING BACK: Making music on Feis Charaibh Ceilidh Trail 2005

LOOKING BACK: Making music on Feis Charaibh Ceilidh Trail 2005

From the photo archive of the Northern Times.


From the Northern Times 25, 50 and 100 years ago

From the Northern Times 25, 50 and 100 years ago

A dip into the Northern Times of yesteryear.


RNLI Lochinver lifeboat rescues lone sailor after yacht suffers engine problems

RNLI Lochinver lifeboat rescues lone sailor after yacht suffers engine problems

A lone sailor was rescued after his yacht broke down off the Sutherland coast today.


Deputy First Minister: ‘Scotland’s forests and woodlands are a sustainable powerhouse’

Deputy First Minister: ‘Scotland’s forests and woodlands are a sustainable powerhouse’

Scotland’s forestry contributes £1.1 billion to the economy each year and supports more than 34,000 jobs, a new report has found.


North Coast Trail drop-in sessions planned for six Caithness venues

North Coast Trail drop-in sessions planned for six Caithness venues

Plans for a long-distance walking trail along the north coast will be outlined at a series of consultation events in Caithness in July and August.


‘There is more loneliness than ever’: Befriending service in plea for volunteers

‘There is more loneliness than ever’: Befriending service in plea for volunteers

A plea has gone out for more volunteers to join a far north befriending service amid concerns about an increase in loneliness since the pandemic.


Ullapool Bookshop to host Q&A with Last Witch of Scotland author

Ullapool Bookshop to host Q&A with Last Witch of Scotland author

Philip Paris will be visiting the bookshop to give a 30 minute talk about the Scottish witchcraft trials of the 16th to 18th centuries.


Family taking on NC500 cycle challenge for Cancer Research ‘blown away’ by support from Highlanders

Family taking on NC500 cycle challenge for Cancer Research ‘blown away’ by support from Highlanders

A brave team is currently cycling the NC500 in aid of Cancer Research.


Art exhibition in Golspie to show over 175 original works from east Sutherland members

Art exhibition in Golspie to show over 175 original works from east Sutherland members

East Sutherland Art Society will hold its annual exhibition of members' work from Wednesday July 24 to Friday August 2.


Highland MSP hails quick progress of Sutherland Spaceport after visit

Highland MSP hails quick progress of Sutherland Spaceport after visit

Emma Roddick met with representatives of orbital launch services company Orbex in Tongue on Wednesday.


Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) supports more than 1200 jobs across the region

Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) supports more than 1200 jobs across the region

Figures compiled by the enterprise agency show how businesses and communities have been supported by the agency during the 2023/ 24 financial year.


£500 helping hand for north-west Sutherland school leavers

£500 helping hand for north-west Sutherland school leavers

Pupils at Farr High School were each presented with a cheque for £500 after leaving school.


Anders Holch Povlsen opposes plan to install Sutherland Spaceport antenna park on top of Ben Tongue

Anders Holch Povlsen opposes plan to install Sutherland Spaceport antenna park on top of Ben Tongue

Orbex are seeking planning permission to site the antenna park on the top of Ben Tongue away from the main spaceport site.


OUT AND ABOUT WITH RALPH: A privileged look round an abandoned island

OUT AND ABOUT WITH RALPH: A privileged look round an abandoned island

Choppy waters are worth it for a visit to Eilean Nan Roan.


Brora-born filmmaker to deliver film workshops across Sutherland after funding award

Brora-born filmmaker to deliver film workshops across Sutherland after funding award

A series of film workshops are to be hosted throughout Sutherland after a funding award received from Creative Screen Scotland


PICTURES: Lairg Gala Week off to ‘excellent start’

PICTURES: Lairg Gala Week off to ‘excellent start’

The opening ceremony was held on Saturday.


Business leaders call on UK government to base GB Energy headquarters in the Highlands

Business leaders call on UK government to base GB Energy headquarters in the Highlands

A group of business and organisation leaders is calling on the new Labour UK Government to locate the headquarters of the proposed GB Energy.


Citizen scientists, researchers, and wildlife enthusiasts in Sutherland invited to take part in National Whale and Dolphin Watch

Citizen scientists, researchers, and wildlife enthusiasts in Sutherland invited to take part in National Whale and Dolphin Watch

Sea Watch Foundation announces the return of its National Whale and Dolphin Watch, a 10-day-long event taking place from July 26 to August 4.


Sutherland artisan baker launches ‘pay as you can’ new loaf to make nutritious bread accessible to all

Sutherland artisan baker launches ‘pay as you can’ new loaf to make nutritious bread accessible to all

Susan Wallace’s new ‘People’s Bread’ loaf is available on Saturdays at West End Stores, Portskerra, or at her pop-up shop in Thurso.


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