One of the founding architects of the University of the Highlands and Islands has strongly criticised plans for greater integration of its colleges, claiming it goes against the very principles on which it was based.
It is one of the largest villages in Scotland and Caol in Lochaber has now moved a step closer to having a suitable play park.
A cargo vessel was dramatically rescued by a tug and two lifeboats yesterday after its rudder jammed while it attempted to travel through strong currents in a narrow stretch of sea.
Traffic wardens across the north and north-east have been attacked physically and verbally nearly 100 times over the last three years.
Health campaigners and a whistle blowing doctor claim his concerns about controversial changes maternity care in Caithness were “buried” by his bosses at NHS Highland.
People in Caithness are being invited to public exhibition sessions to learn about E.ON's plans to develop the Camster II wind farm.
Preparations will be under way before the end of the week to lift a sunken fishing boat and recover the bodies of two men believed to be aboard.
Part of an iconic landmark on the isle of Skye has been destroyed after it was struck by lightning.
The Fratellis have been announced as Friday night headliners at this summer’s Hebridean Celtic Festival on Lewis.
A new hotel or multi-storey car park in Oban town centre could be the best way to create desperately required extra parking, the local authority believes.
Local residents are being invited to help shape plans for Oban becoming a university town.
The mobile breast screening unit is touring the Highlands and arrives in Dingwall this month, NHS Highland has confirmed.
A chef pleaded guilty yesterday to repeatedly striking his partner with a knife.
A far north pensioner has told how she is forced to make a 200-mile round trip every month for a 15-minute hospital appointment.
A woman told a court yesterday that her chef partner repeatedly stabbed her with a knife after he got drunk at a party.
The bodies of two missing fisherman could be brought home to their families after the Scottish Government yesterday pledged to work with salvage specialists to raise the wreck of the Nancy Glen, which sank in Loch Fyne last month.
An injured man was airlifted to hospital yesterday after the construction vehicle he was driving plunged 50ft down an embankment in a remote part of the Highlands.
Thousands of farmed trout have escaped into a popular freshwater fishing loch in Argyll.
Two brothers were last night missing after going hill-walking in Wester Ross.
A council will have to make “difficult choices” as it faces a worst case scenario of having to find £27million over the next three years.
An outdoor centre which employs 16 people in Oban could close its doors.
A survey of the sunken fishing vessel Nancy Glen has been completed by investigators.
An American company that has worked on large-scale projects all over the world has been picked to carry out a major independent review on ski lifts and infrastructure at Cairngorm Mountain.
Roadworks through Connel village near Oban have will continue for an extra two nights next week due to adverse weather delaying the programme.
Police are hunting for three hooded men who forced their way through the front door of a filling station in Oban and ran off with a hoard of cigarettes in the early hours of yesterday.
Pupils will return to an Argyll school today after a fire in the boiler room.
Parents at two primary schools on the west side of Shetland have been asked to temporarily provide packed lunches for their children due to a canteen vacancy.
A by-election is to be held for the Caol and Mallaig ward of Highland Council following following the death of Councillor Billy MacLachlan.
Oban’s Meals on Wheels volunteers have hit out at a proposal by the RVS (Royal Voluntary Service) to withdraw the service across the country.
A teenager has been arrested following a break-in to a GP surgery in Salen on the isle of Mull.
Plans to stop budget travellers sharing cabins with strangers on the Caledonian Sleeper have been condemned by a north MSP.