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Emergency services respond to 'well alight' vehicle fire on A9 near Aviemore

Emergency services respond to 'well alight' vehicle fire on A9 near Aviemore

Emergency services respond to 'well alight' vehicle fire on A9 near Aviemore

21 February 2024

The A9 near Aviemore was reduced to one lane after a vehicle fire sparked the closure of the northbound lane on Wednesday afternoon.


Questions remains as Highland Council issues statement about its budget

Questions remains as Highland Council issues statement about its budget

Questions remains as Highland Council issues statement about its budget

21 February 2024

Council leader Raymond Bremner said: 'It has been our priority to protect jobs and services wherever possible.'


1 person dead after incident on railway line in Inverness

1 person dead after incident on railway line in Inverness

1 person dead after incident on railway line in Inverness

21 February 2024

British Transport Police have confirmed that one person was pronounced dead at the scene following an incident on the Far North Line.


UPDATE: Train line reopens between Inverness and Dingwall after incident

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.


Emergency forces closure of train line between Dingwall and Inverness

Emergency forces closure of train line between Dingwall and Inverness

Emergency forces closure of train line between Dingwall and Inverness

21 February 2024

Train services are either being cancelled, delayed or revised.


Exclusive: Highland Council budget includes potential job losses and adult social care cuts

Exclusive: Highland Council budget includes potential job losses and adult social care cuts

Exclusive: Highland Council budget includes potential job losses and adult social care cuts

20 February 2024

But there is little information on roads spending as the £602.5 million budget seeks to plug a £65 million blackhole.


Highland Council education bosses blame poor attainment on primary school teachers

Highland Council education bosses blame poor attainment on primary school teachers

Highland Council education bosses blame poor attainment on primary school teachers

19 February 2024

Councillor Helen Crawford says asking 'teachers to mark more generously' is 'just a big sticking plaster.'


New XL Bully rules come into play on Friday

New XL Bully rules come into play on Friday

New XL Bully rules come into play on Friday

19 February 2024

'Attacks are rare but have devastating consequences', says victims minister


Highland rail network faces 'increasing cancellations' due to cuts to Network Rail budget, argues union

Highland rail network faces 'increasing cancellations' due to cuts to Network Rail budget, argues union

Highland rail network faces 'increasing cancellations' due to cuts to Network Rail budget, argues union

17 February 2024

Cuts to Network Rail increase the likelihood of railway line failures and cancellations, Highland RMT members have warned after more disruption.


'We need more council allotments in the Highlands,' Greens argue amid fears region left behind

'We need more council allotments in the Highlands,' Greens argue amid fears region left behind

'We need more council allotments in the Highlands,' Greens argue amid fears region left behind

17 February 2024

Providing council-owned & managed allotments across the Highlands must be included in the local authority's latest review, the region's Greens argue.


Dream move to Badenoch could turn into nightmare

Dream move to Badenoch could turn into nightmare

Dream move to Badenoch could turn into nightmare

17 February 2024

Couple expected planning consent renewal to be straight-forward but could suffer heavy financial loss if appeal is lost


UHI sites among 21 set to be hit by support staff strike action

UHI sites among 21 set to be hit by support staff strike action

UHI sites among 21 set to be hit by support staff strike action

16 February 2024

Strikes by Unison members are set to hit a number of Highland colleges later this month, after further industrial action was announced.


Deadline day for comments on community asset transfer bid for Cairngorms visitor centre

Deadline day for comments on community asset transfer bid for Cairngorms visitor centre

Deadline day for comments on community asset transfer bid for Cairngorms visitor centre

16 February 2024

Community body behind bid has said 'outcome is far from certain'


Mikeysline is reaching out to those in remoter parts of Highlands

Mikeysline is reaching out to those in remoter parts of Highlands

Mikeysline is reaching out to those in remoter parts of Highlands

16 February 2024

Region has the second highest suicide rate in Scotland with higher rates affecting remoter areas


New Adventure Show presenters put endurance skills to test at Strathpuffer

New Adventure Show presenters put endurance skills to test at Strathpuffer

New Adventure Show presenters put endurance skills to test at Strathpuffer

16 February 2024

Calum Maclean and Marie Meldrum are in the seat for 19th outing of popular Scottish outdoor series


Claims that Cairngorm funicular could be at risk of terrorism attack

Claims that Cairngorm funicular could be at risk of terrorism attack

Claims that Cairngorm funicular could be at risk of terrorism attack

15 February 2024

UK Government department has made the startling claim as reason for not providing information on mountain railway's safety


Blunder saw Highland Council pay one former employee for 33 months – after leaving

Blunder saw Highland Council pay one former employee for 33 months – after leaving

Blunder saw Highland Council pay one former employee for 33 months – after leaving

15 February 2024

593 staff past and present were overpaid and now face salary reductions, debt recovery and legal action to force the return of cash.


Ace windfall for six worthy community projects across Badenoch and Strathspey

Ace windfall for six worthy community projects across Badenoch and Strathspey

Ace windfall for six worthy community projects across Badenoch and Strathspey

15 February 2024

Regeneration of Glebe Pond and improvements to tennis courts in Kingussie amongst the recipients


Drink-driver who left motorcyclist in hospital with 'several fractures' sentenced over A95 crash

Drink-driver who left motorcyclist in hospital with 'several fractures' sentenced over A95 crash

Drink-driver who left motorcyclist in hospital with 'several fractures' sentenced over A95 crash

15 February 2024

A motorcyclist was badly injured when a driver who had too much to drink overtook a car on the A95 road and failed to see the biker.


Plans submitted for dog walking park at Rothiemurchus

Plans submitted for dog walking park at Rothiemurchus

Plans submitted for dog walking park at Rothiemurchus

14 February 2024

Demand identified for 'relatively new concept' for Badenoch and Strathspey area


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