All Islands Posts
A call for action to address the reliability and capacity of ferry services to the Western Isles have been made by the Islands’ tourism industry organisation, with its chief warning that if action is not taken problems experienced in 2018 could be repeated next year.
A Scottish Government minister has said that he hopes a multi-million-pound growth deal with Shetland, Orkney and the Western Isles can been struck as “quickly as possible”.
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.
Aberdeen academics will play a key role in a new £15.8million artificial intelligence centre set up to help hospital patients get better treatment and a faster diagnosis.
A motion has been lodged in parliament celebrating plans to base a new charity air ambulance in Aberdeen.
Orkney teenager becomes a fourth generation lifesaver as she takes part in her first emergency call-out with the RNLI
For the past 140 years, Stella Kirkpatrick’s family have been risking and ultimately sacrificing their lives to save others from the dangerous waters around Orkney.
From satellite telephones to community resilience cupboards, communities across the north of Scotland will benefit from funding to help them prepare for emergencies.
Fighting males, defensive females, amorous encounters, new arrivals and the inevitable tragedies.
A new campaign has been launched to drive down the number of deaths from mouth cancer in Scotland.
New figures have revealed more than 436,000 library books, CDs and DVDs are currently overdue in Scotland.
As part of the Dileab project, every school in the Western Isles is to receive a signed copy of a new book exploring the Iolaire tragedy.
A music festival has generated more than half a million pounds for the Uist economy, an independent assessment has revealed.
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.
An island dog owner has lashed out at Western Isles Council’s “judge, jury and executioner” style of handling complaints over animals.
Lives will "undoubtedly be saved" across the north and north-east after a new air ambulance arrives in Aberdeen.
Plans to build the UK’s most northerly whisky distillery are progressing after an investment drive was launched to raise around £4.5 million for the project based on the island of Unst.
A crack team of education experts has been assembled to find teachers willing to “rise to the challenge” of leading the nation's schools.
A report into the cost of living on an island has found it is as expensive as getting by in central London.
A drink driver was weaving across the road when he crashed his car which overturned and landed on its roof in a field.
A former councillor and taxi driver accused of a string of sexual offences has been acquitted of all charges at Stornoway Sheriff Court.
Nicola Sturgeon has insisted that the Scottish Government remains “absolutely determined” to safeguard tax-free flights from the Highlands and islands.
Primary one pupils in Shetland have the second lowest dental decay incidence in Scotland.
Incredible footage has been captured showing a Coastguard winchman boarding a fishing boat in rough seas to rescue an unwell crewman.
A crackdown on drug dealing in Orkney has suffered a setback after the handler for a new sniffer dog being introduced on the islands got hurt.
The Scottish Government faced fresh demands for urgent investment in CalMac ferries yesterday as MSPs warned that “enough is enough”.
The public launch of a new book exploring the Iolaire tragedy takes place today.
A former Western Isles councillor who works as a taxi driver has gone on trial accused of inappropriately touching a passenger.
A new study has revealed the massive impact of football on the health of people across Scotland and on the nation's economy.
The relatively tiny body of a newborn sperm whale has washed up in the Western Isles, prompting researchers to believe females of the awe-inspiring species could be swimming in Scottish waters.
A Stornoway man who fell ill in Cuba is sending more than 100 football strips to kids in the country to give thanks
A Stornoway man who suffered a bout of ill health on holiday is paying back the kindness of strangers by sending more than 100 football strips to children in Cuba.
An assurance from NHS Highland that all 12 beds at Portree Hospital will be open by May next year, has been welcomed by MSP Kate Forbes.
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.