Thousands of islanders were yesterday cut off from the electricity grid after a landslide near Invergarry resulted in 23,000 customers going without power for hours.
An eight-minute travel rule on rural retained firefighters needs to be “brought up to date” to allow more men and women to join up.
A landslip near Invergarry has wiped out the power supply to thousands of islanders this morning in the Hebrides.
A cook at Broadford Primary School on Skye has been named the Highland Council’s Employee of the Year for 2018 after excelling in promoting healthy eating to youngsters.
Initiatives aimed at encouraging people in the north and north-east to get on their bikes have been given £64,000 of Scottish Government funding.
American hunter who posted photos of goats and sheep she killed on a Scottish island says she will never apologise
An American hunter who caused outrage after posting photos of goats and sheep she killed on a Scottish island has said she will never apologise for her actions and called for an end to death threats against her.
Its food and hospitality are no stranger to attracting major accolades - and now, The Three Chimneys on Skye has picked up even more praise after being named as one of five restaurants in the world worth travelling for by the Wall Street Journal.
Thousands of opponents have signed a petition calling for the abandonment of plans to impose significant new parking charges on Mull.
Kind-hearted locals have rallied to help two Skye fishermen who were injured in a car crash at the weekend.
Three detected for alleged drink driving offences as Operation Cedar rolled out in Skye and Lochalsh
Three motorists were detected in relation to alleged drink driving offences as Operation Cedar was rolled out in Skye and Lochalsh last week.
Following extensive consultation after a community backlash, the Co-Op has announced a diesel supply will be maintained at its Broadford filling station while £3.4 million worth of refurbishment works are conducted.
Residents on Ulva have unveiled plans to build new houses on the Inner Hebridean isle, three months after a community buyout.
The show must go on as Scottish trad band Skipinnish set sail to save their September shows.
Campaigners seeking to save a remote Hebridean castle - loved by Prince Charles- are seeking a wealthy private backer.
Deputy First Minister John Swinney was invited to visit Broadford Primary School to assess the state of the school and to meet representatives campaigning for a new facility in the south of the island.
John Swinney described the new Gaelic school in Portree as “what the language deserved” at the official opening yesterday.
Skye looks set for another massive boost in tourism with the forthcoming release on Netflix of the new Robert the Bruce movie.
Skye has witnessed a drop in tourist numbers this year because of the “nonsense” suggestion that the island became “full” last year, the local MP has suggested.
SNP ministers have paved the way for a “Caledonian MacTrain” takeover of the nation’s railways by Scotland’s largest ferry operator.
It is a ghoulish souvenir, taken by one of Scotland’s most famous authors from what he called “the scene of a horrid feudal vengeance”.
A teacher has been found for one of the remotest schools in the country where - despite its obvious beauty - few have stuck island life for long.
A man who ended up seriously hurt after falling off of an island cliff has thanked his rescuers but is still searching for his saviour
A man who was seriously hurt in a fall on a north island has been reunited with his rescuers.
Skye has been backed to become Scotland’s next “national park” in an effort to protect its stunning scenery for future generations.
This is the incredible moment an amateur photographer caught a picture of a puffin as it flew towards his camera.
Plans for Scotland’s first salmon tourism visitor centre have been unveiled.
A husband and wife distilling team have moved production of an award-winning gin they launched last year from the mainland to their home island of Colonsay.
A spate of emergency activity occurred on the west coast yesterday afternoon as various organisations attended to those in need.
This driver’s ability to reverse appears to be going backwards – as they repeatedly run off the road attempting to find a passing point.
At least eight people have applied to become a teacher for ten children on a remote Hebridean island after a Facebook campaign was launched by parents.
Three ultra-modern Rapid Response Units (RRU) are undergoing final checks in Skye ready for service in Uig, Staffin and Raasay in a few weeks.
Police were ferried by lifeboat to a Scottish island with less than 200 people to investigate reports of a rare crime.
Loganair is to bring jets back into the sky for the first time in 30 years between Glasgow and Stornoway with the additional prospect of new European routes to and from the islands from next year.