LOCAL NEWS
Hial reports rise in passenger numbers at its airports
Hial's Inverness, Sumburgh, Islay and Barra airports were among its busiest, but customer numbers fell at Dundee. [...]
Crash brings concern over danger stretch on the A9 to a head
FEARS that it will take a death to force action on an accident-prone stretch of the A9 in Easter Ross have spurred calls for a radical rethink to p... [...]
Work begins on Western Isles' first mosque
A semi-derelict property in Stornoway on the Isle of Lewis is being turned into the place of worship. [...]
Campaigners say keeping monument shut is a towering mistake
A FRUSTRATED community keen to put itself on the visitor map by re-opening a landmark tower to the public was this week offered fresh support for i... [...]
Hop aboard for Dingwall distillery bid
A COMMUNITY-owned distillery has lodged plans to begin tours of the new facility. GlenWyvis Distillery now wants supporters to back the bid with po... [...]
Thurso presentation to focus on Victorian botanist Robert Dick
Thurso's great Victorian botanist, Robert Dick, will be the focus of an event on Satirday afternoon at Caithness Horizons museum and art gallery. [...]
Warmest April day for seven years in Wick
Wick has experienced its warmest April day for seven years. [...]
Isle of Lewis Tesco customers thanked for returning baskets
A Tesco store in the Western Isles had said it was losing up to 15 of the shopping carriers week. [...]
'Complications' in repair of CalMac ferry MV Clansman
CalMac says it has sought to minimise disruption to services while repairs continue to the MV Clansman. [...]
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Final chapter for Skye Book Festival?
This year’s Skye Book Festival has been cancelled because Creative Scotland refused to allocate the £10,500 of required funding. The organising co... [...]
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