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WATCH: Teen singing sensation Michael Lewis steals the show at Inverness’ Highland Games

WATCH: Teen singing sensation Michael Lewis steals the show at Inverness’ Highland Games

Kingussie High School pupil is wowing ever bigger audiences and even been alikened to a ‘young Frank Sinatra’


Number of drivers busted speeding on the A9 quadrupled between 2022 and 2023 hitting 13,322

Number of drivers busted speeding on the A9 quadrupled between 2022 and 2023 hitting 13,322

Campaigner Laura Hansler says it is ‘absolutely inexcusable’ that the highest recorded speed was 140 mph.


Energy secretary Ed Miliband invited to consider the Highlands as potential location for Great British Energy HQ

Energy secretary Ed Miliband invited to consider the Highlands as potential location for Great British Energy HQ

MP Jamie Stone says ‘the Highlands is the biggest generator of clean, green energy in Scotland, and yet we suffer from a lack of job opportunities’.


Highland development agency HIE appoints new director of area operations

Highland development agency HIE appoints new director of area operations

Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) has appointed a new director of area operations.


Strathspey estate hit with licence ban for crimes against birds of prey

Strathspey estate hit with licence ban for crimes against birds of prey

Red kite was shot and lapwing baited with poison on Lochindorb Estate


Revolution in Inverness is set to close next month

Revolution in Inverness is set to close next month

Nationwide bar and restaurant chain moving out after almost a decade in Highland capital


Million-pound boost for Carrbridge’s Landmark pine forest

Million-pound boost for Carrbridge’s Landmark pine forest

A150m long red squirrel aerial trail ‘should appeal to everyone’ says Landmark Forest Adventure Park


Highland Council rolls out details of new bin collections in Badenoch and Strathspey

Highland Council rolls out details of new bin collections in Badenoch and Strathspey

A guide to what you need to know ahead of next month’s major shake-up


Kingussie’s prized forward Dylan Borthwick hailed by boss

Kingussie’s prized forward Dylan Borthwick hailed by boss

Dylan Borthwick hit hat-trick in 4-1 over Lovat at Balgate


Highland MP Jamie Stone to lead first adjournment debate of new parliament on rural healthcare access

Highland MP Jamie Stone to lead first adjournment debate of new parliament on rural healthcare access

He says he has heard ‘horror stories’ but ‘there is not the wit or willpower in the Scottish Government’.


Emily (9) makes the most of the monsoon rain in Aviemore

Emily (9) makes the most of the monsoon rain in Aviemore

Youngster was able to enjoy an impromptu paddle in her street


King Charles praises news titles as ‘antidote to misinformation’

King Charles praises news titles as ‘antidote to misinformation’

King Charles has said that news media titles underpin democracy and are “an antidote to misinformation” in a message to News Media Association members


Chris Packham calls for public to get counting butterflies

Chris Packham calls for public to get counting butterflies

Major changes are taking place in distribution of butterflies due to global warming


Ex-Newtonmore native cannot wait for ‘surreal’ experience at Paris Olympics

Ex-Newtonmore native cannot wait for ‘surreal’ experience at Paris Olympics

Former Newtonmore Primary School pupil cannot wait to land in Paris later this month after qualifying for Olympic rowing event


Highland storm response team honoured for great work

Highland storm response team honoured for great work

The action taken by council roads teams across the Highlands during this year’s savage storms has been recognised.


Highlands & Islands Thistle Awards 2024: Shortlist announced!

Highlands & Islands Thistle Awards 2024: Shortlist announced!

Did you make it onto the shortlist for the 2024 HITAs? Find out here!


Badenoch and Strathspey’s orienteers try life at the top

Badenoch and Strathspey’s orienteers try life at the top

BASOC, the Badenoch and Strathspey orienteers, have given the thumb’s up to new Nevis fixture


Horserider taken to Raigmore Hospital after being rescued in the Cairngorms

Horserider taken to Raigmore Hospital after being rescued in the Cairngorms

A horse and its rider were rescued in the Cairngorms after she sustained a leg injury yesterday afternoon.


YOUR VIEWS: SOS issued to get our banking back

YOUR VIEWS: SOS issued to get our banking back

When the Bank of Scotland closed in Aviemore we lost two ATMs, a night safe and face to face banking services


‘I abhor offensive stereotypes’ - Deputy First Minister takes aim at The National’s front page

‘I abhor offensive stereotypes’ - Deputy First Minister takes aim at The National’s front page

Highland SNP MSP Kate Forbes has contributed columns printed in The National.


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