A “battered and bruised” north-east businessman has thanked the emergency services who came to his rescue after he plunged backwards off a cliff.
Skye Mountain Rescue Team has had one of its busiest periods of the year after six call outs in a week.
Teams from Police Scotland, Oban Mountain Rescue and a Coastguard search and rescue helicopter were called to an incident on the Isle of Mull earlier today as reports of an injured hill walker were received.
The wreckage of a fishing boat which capsized with the loss of one life off Ireland has washed ashore in the Western Isles.
A 42-year-old woman has died after being rescued from the River Moriston at Invermoriston earlier today.
A teenager from Lochcarron in Wester Ross is back home recovering after falling seriously ill at an end-of-school leaving party on a beach.
Concerns are growing for an 80-year-old fisherman who went missing during a Sutherland fishing trip.
The brother of a teenager who fell ill at an end-of-school beach party has told of the family’s fears as medics spent all night trying to rouse him.
Coastguard teams were scrambled to a Highland beach last night after a teenage boy fell ill during a party.
Coastguard crews are searching the Macduff and Banff coast after hearing a mayday call.
The Coastguard launched a rescue operation earlier today after receiving reports of a speed boat taking on water on Loch Ness. A spokesman confirmed that, prior to arrival, the vessel was self-rescued. All passengers are safe and well.
A massive search and rescue operation was sparked after a mayday signal in the inner Moray Firth.
A north lifeboat has been launched in response to a mayday signal.
A north-east lifeboat was called out twice over the weekend to reports that people were in danger.
It is fortunate no-one died in a string of failed attempts to rescue a man who fell into the sea, a lifeboat manager has said.
A new rescue vehicle which will help save lives has been supplied to coastguards in the Western Isles.
A fisherman was rescued from his vessel just minutes before it sank to the floor of the Moray Firth.
A north-east pensioner who raised the alarm after discovering what was thought to be a “bomb” on his local beach has spoken of his shock.
A north-east road had to be closed last night after a suspected bomb washed ashore.
Rescuers have called off a search for a vessel which issued a mayday in the early hours of the morning.
Rescuers are searching for a vessel which issued a mayday in the early hours of the morning.
Stornoway Coastguard were called to assist a vessel that sent out a distress signal in the early hours of this morning.
A group of north-east rowers had a lucky escape yesterday after their vessel capsized off the shore of a north town.
In Buckie, the local coastguard rescue volunteer team ensured that nurses and carers could reach vulnerable people.
Police are becoming increasingly concerned about the wellbeing of a man who has not returned from a walk in the Highlands.
Rescuers are searching for a hillwalker who has not returned from a walk in the Highlands.
An oil worker had to be airlifted from a North Sea platform and taken to Shetland yesterday after falling ill.
A Peterhead woman who was reported missing has been traced.
A Wick guest house owner has spoken of her shock at being the first on the scene after a car went into the town’s harbour.
A north-east coastguard volunteer has bolstered the coffers of the region’s lifeboats after they were falsely called out during stormy conditions last month.
Politicians have renewed calls for an emergency tug to be reinstated off the West Coast after a cargo ship without power and drifting in rough Atlantic seas near rocks off Lewis was dramatically rescued in a 16-hour operation.
A rescue operation is underway after a dog fell from a cliff at a north-east beauty spot.