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Tourist tax gains support from Holyrood MSPs

23 December 2023
Tourist tax gains support from Holyrood MSPs

Tourist tax gains support from Holyrood MSPs

23 December 2023

MSPs on a Holyrood committee have backed calls for the introduction of a visitor levy in local authorities


All rail fares to increase by 8.7 per cent in 2024 including Caledonian Sleeper

21 December 2023
All rail fares to increase by 8.7 per cent in 2024 including Caledonian Sleeper

All rail fares to increase by 8.7 per cent in 2024 including Caledonian Sleeper

21 December 2023

Transport Scotland has confirmed the fares increase it will put in place for 2024.


Nearly 670 per cent increase in long-term empty properties in the Highlands

20 December 2023
Nearly 670 per cent increase in long-term empty properties in the Highlands

Nearly 670 per cent increase in long-term empty properties in the Highlands

20 December 2023

Properties that have been empty for 12 months or more within the region increased from 434 in 2013 to 3334 in 2023


70 per cent of North American visitors to Scotland visit the Highlands

19 December 2023
70 per cent of North American visitors to Scotland visit the Highlands

70 per cent of North American visitors to Scotland visit the Highlands

19 December 2023

Tourism businesses from the Highlands attended the North America Business Development Mission (BDM) to support the growth of visitors to Scotland.


PICTURES: Abba tribute band Bjorn Again wow the crowds in Inverness

11 December 2023
PICTURES: Abba tribute band Bjorn Again wow the crowds in Inverness

PICTURES: Abba tribute band Bjorn Again wow the crowds in Inverness

11 December 2023

Bjorn Again took to stage at Inverness Leisure at weekend whole host of classic hits


Met Office issues yellow warning for snow and ice in Highlands

29 November 2023
Met Office issues yellow warning for snow and ice in Highlands

Met Office issues yellow warning for snow and ice in Highlands

29 November 2023

The Met Office has issued a weather warning for snow and ice from 5pm today (November 29) until Friday at 11am.


PICTURES: Highlands and Islands Thistle Awards 2023

11 November 2023
PICTURES: Highlands and Islands Thistle Awards 2023

PICTURES: Highlands and Islands Thistle Awards 2023

11 November 2023

All the pictures from the prestigious event.


Transport Scotland will not build a memorial to remember lives lost on A9

04 November 2023
Transport Scotland will not build a memorial to remember lives lost on A9

Transport Scotland will not build a memorial to remember lives lost on A9

04 November 2023

The road authority says it would have 'no statutory role' to play in the creation of a memorial.


New mode of transport could be in the Highlands sky by end of decade

03 November 2023
New mode of transport could be in the Highlands sky by end of decade

New mode of transport could be in the Highlands sky by end of decade

03 November 2023

Hybrid Air Vehicles has conducted a feasibility study to see how the Airlander – a hybrid aircraft – could work in region


New mode of transport could be seen in the Highlands by 'end of the decade'

31 October 2023
New mode of transport could be seen in the Highlands by 'end of the decade'

New mode of transport could be seen in the Highlands by 'end of the decade'

31 October 2023

Hybrid Air Vehicles have conducted a feasibility study to see how the Airlander – a hybrid aircraft – could work in the Highlands.


PICTURES: Highlands and Islands Food and Drink Awards 2023

28 October 2023
PICTURES: Highlands and Islands Food and Drink Awards 2023

PICTURES: Highlands and Islands Food and Drink Awards 2023

28 October 2023

The Highlands and Islands Food and Drink Awards took place at the Kingsmills Hotel.


Winners of Highlands and Islands Food and Drink Awards 2023 announced

28 October 2023
Winners of Highlands and Islands Food and Drink Awards 2023 announced

Winners of Highlands and Islands Food and Drink Awards 2023 announced

28 October 2023

The awards celebrate the talent, quality and diversity across food, drink and hospitality in the Highlands and Islands.


Landmark ruling on rape cases a 'seismic change', says Highland charity chief executive

20 October 2023
Landmark ruling on rape cases a 'seismic change', says Highland charity chief executive

Landmark ruling on rape cases a 'seismic change', says Highland charity chief executive

20 October 2023

The chief executive of Rape and Sexual Abuse Service Highland has said the landmark ruling is a welcome development.


Highland Hero winner reflects on what it meant to win award

13 October 2023
Highland Hero winner reflects on what it meant to win award

Highland Hero winner reflects on what it meant to win award

13 October 2023

Clare and Martin Murray of Dunnet Bay Distillery picked up the green hero accolade earlier this year.


Missing man from Aviemore has been located

13 October 2023
Missing man from Aviemore has been located

Missing man from Aviemore has been located

13 October 2023

19-year-old Austin De Souza has been found.


Estimated over 2000 still to apply for Short Term Licence in Highlands

30 September 2023
Estimated over 2000 still to apply for Short Term Licence in Highlands

Estimated over 2000 still to apply for Short Term Licence in Highlands

30 September 2023

Short Term Let Licence failings could create 'additional significant demand' say Police Scotland


UPDATE: Strathspey Steam Railway resume weekend services after train collision

30 September 2023
UPDATE: Strathspey Steam Railway resume weekend services after train collision

UPDATE: Strathspey Steam Railway resume weekend services after train collision

30 September 2023

Strathspey Steam Railway has announced that its services will be running over the course of the weekend.


Accommodation providers in the Highlands worried about administrative costs of 'tourist tax'

18 September 2023
Accommodation providers in the Highlands worried about administrative costs of 'tourist tax'

Accommodation providers in the Highlands worried about administrative costs of 'tourist tax'

18 September 2023

The Federation of Small Businesses is urging the Scottish Government to listen to small accommodation providers' questions about the Visitor Levy.


Build your perfect home – with help from experts at Highland conference

12 September 2023
Build your perfect home – with help from experts at Highland conference

Build your perfect home – with help from experts at Highland conference

12 September 2023

The free-to-attend Scottish Self-Build and Renovation conference is taking place at the Macdonald Aviemore Resort this Saturday, with experts on hand.


MP asks UK Government to protect trainee journalists in the Highlands

11 September 2023
MP asks UK Government to protect trainee journalists in the Highlands

MP asks UK Government to protect trainee journalists in the Highlands

11 September 2023

The call from MP Jamie Stone, follows Meta's announcement that it intends to cease funding for the Community News Project,


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