As well as being a beautiful part of Scotland, the West Highlands also boasts a number of successful businesses catering to both residents and visitors to the area alike.
A former sea life sanctuary building in Argyll has been granted a new lease of life as a local marine and aquaculture manufacturer is to set up shop at the vacant premise.
Salmon farming firm Scottish Sea Farms (SSF) saw its profits soar almost 50% during a year of high demand and prices for its fish.
A main road near Oban is currently closed due to a crash involving a car and a van.
A man has escaped from his car after it plunged into the sea from a Highland road.
Plans have been launched which will see a fish farming company make a £35million investment in Argyll.
Scottish Sea Farms (SSF) said yesterday it has snapped up the Marine Resource Centre (MRC) at Barcaldine, near Oban, in a £35million investment.
Another bus has been blown off the road in Argyll.
The seaweed firm which rejected the Western Isles as a base for its expansion plans has insisted there will be no U-turn on its decision.