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WATCH: High temperatures spark extreme wildfire warning in the Highlands

WATCH: High temperatures spark extreme wildfire warning in the Highlands

Scottish Fire and Rescue Service have warned people in the Highlands to be careful and avoid naked flames as the warning is in place for Saturday.


New standards codes for social service workforce launched

New standards codes for social service workforce launched

REVISED codes governing social service workers and employers have been unveiled.


7 to contest Tain and Easter Ross Highland Council by-election

7 to contest Tain and Easter Ross Highland Council by-election

The names of those who have thrown their hats in the ring have been confirmed.


Ullapool’s Lugger Fest kicks off after hailing global visitors for festival

Ullapool’s Lugger Fest kicks off after hailing global visitors for festival

The first ever instalment of Lugger Fest has kicked off after hailing visitors from across the globe.


Mark Rouse to leave role as Dounreay managing director

Mark Rouse to leave role as Dounreay managing director

Mark Rouse has been praised for his contribution to Dounreay after it was announced he will leave his job as managing director after four years.


Hollywood hero Russell Crowe makes plea to Highland music fans as he prepares for summer gig in Inverness

Hollywood hero Russell Crowe makes plea to Highland music fans as he prepares for summer gig in Inverness

Hollywood star Russell Crowe has made a plea to Highland music fans to snap up the last few remaining tickets for his band’s date in Inverness.


‘You win a lot of titles, but you win more hearts than you know’

‘You win a lot of titles, but you win more hearts than you know’

Reaction following Tom Stoltman’s third World’s Strongest Man title success reveals the inspiring impact he has had on a very broad range of people.


Greens welcome £2 billion “investment in our future” pledge by Highland Council

Greens welcome £2 billion “investment in our future” pledge by Highland Council

Green councillors have welcomed Highland Council’s £2 billion investment plan for public services over the next 20 years.


Scottish Labour election hopeful throws hat in ring for Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross constituency

Scottish Labour election hopeful throws hat in ring for Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross constituency

Labour have announced their General Election candidate for the Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross constituency.


Good progress made on building ‘floating’ road to Sutherland Spaceport site

Good progress made on building ‘floating’ road to Sutherland Spaceport site

More than 600 metres of road have now been installed along with the first bridge.


Aurora hopes high amid forecast Northern Lights could be visible anywhere in UK

Aurora hopes high amid forecast Northern Lights could be visible anywhere in UK

Aurora hunters look set for a treat after intense solar activity increased the chances that the Northern Lights will be visible ANYWHERE in the UK.


What’s on in Sutherland this weekend and into next week

What’s on in Sutherland this weekend and into next week

From festivals to community markets and workshops, there is always something to do in Sutherland.


‘Phenomenal demand’ for power as Dingwall Mart reveals latest prices

‘Phenomenal demand’ for power as Dingwall Mart reveals latest prices

There was a strong demand for power and shortages witnessed across various types.


Could this be Scotland’s Home of the Year?

Could this be Scotland’s Home of the Year?

Earth House in Inverness-shire is in running for the title in popular BBC TV series


Line up for Eden Court’s summer festival Under Canvas is revealed

Line up for Eden Court’s summer festival Under Canvas is revealed

A popular festival is returning to Inverness this summer with two months of live music, DJ sets and special events.


Who is Kate Forbes, the Highland girl who grew up to be Scotland's new Deputy First Minister?

Who is Kate Forbes, the Highland girl who grew up to be Scotland's new Deputy First Minister?

She is now surely the most influential political voice to emerge from the Highlands in a generation. But just who is Kate Forbes?


Royal visit for Golspie: Duke and Duchess of Edinburgh to tour harbour and seafront area

Royal visit for Golspie: Duke and Duchess of Edinburgh to tour harbour and seafront area

The royal visit is an open event and members of the public are invited to take part and enjoy the occasion.


Tributes paid to Highlands woman killed in crash on A9 at Slochd blackspot

Tributes paid to Highlands woman killed in crash on A9 at Slochd blackspot

New First Minister to be pressed at Holyrood to bring dualling timetable forward


Venture North’s Talking Tourism webinars attract record numbers

Venture North’s Talking Tourism webinars attract record numbers

Record numbers from Caithness and Sutherland took part in the 2023/24 Talking Tourism webinar series, with seven sessions from September to April.


Fascinating new exhibitions unveiled as Dornoch museum Historylinks opens for summer season

Fascinating new exhibitions unveiled as Dornoch museum Historylinks opens for summer season

One of the standout exhibits is the historic charter, granted by King Charles I, that officially made Dornoch into a Royal Burgh.


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