A generous cheque for £20,000 is being split between Kyle of Lochalsh and Portree Lifeboat Stations.
The Shetland Folk Festival will celebrate its 40th anniversary in style this spring.
Orkney is facing a childcare crisis with some parents claiming they may have to quit their jobs as they have no-one to look after their children while they work.
New fuel tanks will help a community company on South Uist to capitalise on the island's growing harbour.
The Orkney Alcohol Counselling and Advisory Service is to close at the end of this month due to a lack of funding.
Councillor brands situation ‘madness and illogical’ as school with 75-pupil capacity is ‘full’ at 47
A Highland primary school with just 47 pupils has been declared "full" despite a recent £4 million refurbishment to allow the school to cope with 75 pupils.
Scottish politicians have received training to help them protect their constituents from scams.
The final phase of a 32-home development in Connel village, north of Oban, has been completed.
A plea has gone out to the 200 islanders on Coll to step forward and help save the local air service by taking safety jobs at the airport.
Vulnerable and elderly people in Oban are being forced to walk right across town or pay for taxis just to top up their electricity meters.