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Federica Stefani


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Federica Stefani is a reporter at Highland News and Media specialising in environment, transport and food&drink as well as podcasting. An MA graduate in Multimedia Journalism at Glasgow Caledonian University, she joined HNM in 2019, also working as part the digital development team.

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UPDATE: Train line reopens between Inverness and Dingwall after incident

21 February 2024
UPDATE: Train line reopens between Inverness and Dingwall after incident

UPDATE: Train line reopens between Inverness and Dingwall after incident

21 February 2024

The railway line between Inverness and Dingwall has now reopened after emergency services attended an incident before 8am today.


Green light for revised plans for wind farm on Dava Moor

06 February 2024
Green light for revised plans for wind farm on Dava Moor

Green light for revised plans for wind farm on Dava Moor

06 February 2024

Scottish Ministers approved the new plans to build a wind farm near Grantown-on-Spey – despite an objection from Highland Council.


WATCH: Costs of "desperately needed" replacement prison in the Highland capital set to exceed £140 million budget

31 January 2024
WATCH: Costs of "desperately needed" replacement prison in the Highland capital set to exceed £140 million budget

WATCH: Costs of "desperately needed" replacement prison in the Highland capital set to exceed £140 million budget

31 January 2024

The costs for a new prison in the Highlands will not remain within the estimated budget, the Scottish Government’s justice secretary admitted today.


Highland Green MSP welcomes positive impact that disposable vapes ban will have on the region

31 January 2024
Highland Green MSP welcomes positive impact that disposable vapes ban will have on the region

Highland Green MSP welcomes positive impact that disposable vapes ban will have on the region

31 January 2024

The forthcoming ban on disposable vapes will mean a cleaner, greener and healthier future for people in the Highlands according to a local MSP.


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

31 January 2024
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.


WATCH: Tom Stoltman is Britain's Strongest man with deadlift world record set

29 January 2024
WATCH: Tom Stoltman is Britain's Strongest man with deadlift world record set

WATCH: Tom Stoltman is Britain's Strongest man with deadlift world record set

29 January 2024

Two-time World's Strongest Man winner Tom Stoltman has won the title as the Britain's strongest man in Sheffield


WATCH: Have you seen this monkey? Highland Wildlife Park team calls for help to trace Japanese macaque on the run

28 January 2024
WATCH: Have you seen this monkey? Highland Wildlife Park team calls for help to trace Japanese macaque on the run

WATCH: Have you seen this monkey? Highland Wildlife Park team calls for help to trace Japanese macaque on the run

28 January 2024

A Japanese macaque has escaped its enclosure from a popular Highland wildlife conservation park.


UPDATE: A9 reopens after reports of car ablaze near Aviemore

28 January 2024
UPDATE: A9 reopens after reports of car ablaze near Aviemore

UPDATE: A9 reopens after reports of car ablaze near Aviemore

28 January 2024

The A9 is now partially reopened after a car caught fire near Aviemore this morning.


Pavement parking ban to be enforced across the Highlands in February

24 January 2024
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

24 January 2024
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.


SNOW UPDATE: More than 100 schools across the Highlands to remain closed after heavy snowfall

17 January 2024
SNOW UPDATE: More than 100 schools across the Highlands to remain closed after heavy snowfall

SNOW UPDATE: More than 100 schools across the Highlands to remain closed after heavy snowfall

17 January 2024

Schools across the Highlands are set to remain closed today as heavy overnight snow is causing travel disruption in the region.


SNOW UPDATE: Stagecoach suspends Highland bus services as heavy snowfall brings further travel disruption

17 January 2024
SNOW UPDATE: Stagecoach suspends Highland bus services as heavy snowfall brings further travel disruption

SNOW UPDATE: Stagecoach suspends Highland bus services as heavy snowfall brings further travel disruption

17 January 2024

Stagecoach has suspended all its early services in the Highlands and Inverness due to the adverse weather.


Severe weather set to cause travel disruption across the Highlands today

15 January 2024
Severe weather set to cause travel disruption across the Highlands today

Severe weather set to cause travel disruption across the Highlands today

15 January 2024

Low temperatures and snow and ice forecasts – with a yellow warning in place across the Highlands – are set to cause travel disruption today.


WATCH: Inverness star Karen Gillan looks stunning at Golden Globes in designer's dress

11 January 2024
WATCH: Inverness star Karen Gillan looks stunning at Golden Globes in designer's dress

WATCH: Inverness star Karen Gillan looks stunning at Golden Globes in designer's dress

11 January 2024

Hollywood star shared some behind-the-scene snaps as she got ready to hit the red carpet


NC500 named among top mood-boosting road trips of 2024

10 January 2024
NC500 named among top mood-boosting road trips of 2024

NC500 named among top mood-boosting road trips of 2024

10 January 2024

A Highland scenic route has been listed among the best road-trips to boost your mood in January.


Ice disruption set to affect the Highlands as Met Office issues new yellow warning

06 December 2023
Ice disruption set to affect the Highlands as Met Office issues new yellow warning

Ice disruption set to affect the Highlands as Met Office issues new yellow warning

06 December 2023

Parts of the Highlands could see more travel disruption caused by the cold spell, with a yellow warning in place for this afternoon and tomorrow.


HIGHLAND HEROES 2024: Primary Teacher of the year winner

27 November 2023
HIGHLAND HEROES 2024: Primary Teacher of the year winner

HIGHLAND HEROES 2024: Primary Teacher of the year winner

27 November 2023

Education plays an important part in every community, and school staff has has a delicate and vital role to play in every child's development.


SEPA's predictions reveal mixed picture on Highland bathing water quality for 2024 season

22 November 2023
SEPA's predictions reveal mixed picture on Highland bathing water quality for 2024 season

SEPA's predictions reveal mixed picture on Highland bathing water quality for 2024 season

22 November 2023

The quality of bathing waters in the Highlands will see areas ranked from sufficient to excellent, according to forecasts issued by SEPA.


WATCH: Rooftop artist returns to Inverness with poppy community project after Banksy-inspired success

02 November 2023
WATCH: Rooftop artist returns to Inverness with poppy community project after Banksy-inspired success

WATCH: Rooftop artist returns to Inverness with poppy community project after Banksy-inspired success

02 November 2023

Roofer who made headlines for his artwork on Highland rooftops is working on 'biggest project' yet in time for Remembrance Sunday


Major gas works on A9 expected to run until February causing long delays

28 October 2023
Major gas works on A9 expected to run until February causing long delays

Major gas works on A9 expected to run until February causing long delays

28 October 2023

Megabus journey from Glasgow to Inverness ended up taking seven hours


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