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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.
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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.
Work will start in April on a 12-month-long project to build the second phase of the River Ness Alleviation Scheme.
The French and Indian War battle won here by green Colonial troops is just a footnote in most history books, but the way Randy Patten sees it, the New England farmers who fell during an ambush that opened the fighting didn't need to be buried a second time, 250 years later.
Beeline Britain - from Land's End to John O'Groats in a straight line - will involve an intense 100 hours in a kayak, 34 hours on a bike and more than 12 hours on foot, covering around 1,100 km It's a familiar journey for the endurance walker or cyclist - but a team of adventurers are attempting an ambitious twist on the UK's most iconic route.
Drams away - Usige-bheatha dhan uisge - the water of life goes to the water - River Nairn angling season starts again Usige-bheatha dhan uisge - the water of life goes to the water.