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8 hrs ago | Cornish Guardian
AN INDEPENDENT filmmaker from St Austell and his three friends will be going the extra mile when they cycle 800 miles and then climb the highest mountain in the UK.
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14 hrs ago | The Northern Scot
I'M often saying how lucky we are to live in such a great place for cycling and this was one of those days that reaffirmed that feeling.
21 hrs ago | The Northern Scot
SCOTTISH Opera is celebrating 20 years of Opera Highlights with an 18-date tour of Scotland, including Highland dates in Skye, Gairloch, Carrbridge and the Black Isle, Opera Highlights features music from some of the world's most popular operas, as well as lesser known gems, brought to life by four talented young singers and a pianist, packed into ... (more)
Yesterday | Sunday Herald
THE much anticipated extension of the popular Speyside Way has moved on another step with planning permission being granted for several short but key sections of the route.
Gaelic is a remnant from Scotland's independent past. Until the 18th century it was widely spoken in the Highlands and Islands - for 290,000 Scots it was their first and only tongue - but a government ban on all elements of Highland culture after the Jacobite rebellion started 350 years of decline.
A HEALTH board has agreed to further investigate the building of two new hospitals at a cost of about 27 million, with the likely closure of four others.
The A9 is the road Scots love to hate, holding a reputation as both the gateway to the stunning scenery of the Highlands and as Scotland's most notorious killer road.
A new edition of Neil Sinclair's The Highland Main Line gives a fascinating written and photographic account of the development of the line from Perth to Inverness from its opening in 1863 to the present day, a span of 150 years.
Dr Fox attended Normansfield Theatre on Thursday, February 27, giving people to opportunity to ask questions and hear about national issues.
The Association of Leading Visitor Attractions said outdoor sites enjoyed a rise of 5%, but footfall to museums and galleries was down.
In the 1990s, a businessman was granted permission by the town of Lake George to fill in his vacant, sloping property.
Quaint, quirky and full of character this one bedroom stone built cottage is set in the hamlet of Littlemill, in rural surroundings just off the main A939 Grantown-on-Spey road and within easy travelling distance to Inverness, Nairn and surrounding villages.
PLANS that could see four older Highland hospitals closed to be replaced by two new ones, will be discussed today at a special health board meeting in Inverness.
Health board chiefs have proposed closing St Vincent's Hospital in Kingussie and the Ian Charles Hospital in Grantown on Spey.