EDF Energy’s new renewables arm is looking to add more jobs in the north-east and Highlands as it ramps up its projects there.
Highlands and islands
Financial services firm Jelf has re-jigged its top team in Westhill, near Aberdeen, and hired a new director for three branches in the Highlands and islands in a push to grow its business in the north and north-east.
Thousands of people in the north and north-east have had their cars seized by police for driving without insurance.
Thousands of skiers took to the slopes at the weekend as the coldest snap of the year brought a flurry of snow to resorts across Scotland.
The first flurries of snow covered most of the north yesterday, bringing some disruption to roads and services.
Shoppers across the north are still being hammered by rising delivery charges despite efforts to force retailers to reduce fees attached to items being transported north.
There have been more poaching and hare coursing offences in the north of Scotland than anywhere else in the country, new figures have revealed.
A Highland councillor has claimed that plans for 20mph speed limits across the north, which he says would save lives, and curb countless accidents, have been sidelined.
A Northern Isles MSP has pledged to improve residents’ lives as part of a Fuel Poverty Bill making its way through the Scottish Parliament.
Official statistics show that the cost of private rented housing in the Highlands and Islands has soared by 17% in the past eight years - with more people than ever facing homelessness when they cannot meet the rent.
A Highlands and Islands MSP is urging local residents to be prepared for extreme weather this festive season- just days after blustery conditions left services in the north at a standstill.
Three motorists have been charged with drink driving offences just hours after police launched a festive campaign to crack down on offenders.
Police are calling for residents in Inverness to check sheds and outbuildings to help find vulnerable teenager Jade McGrath who was last seen in the Leachkin area of the city.
Police Scotland is developing a new scheme to help recruit more special constables within rural communities across the north.
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.
Police in the north have a new piece of equipment to add to their life-saving capabilities, thanks to the generosity of the family of a tragic teenager killed in a crash in 2016.
Police have dealt with more than 30 drivers for speeding offences in the second full week of road safety initiative Operation CEDAR in the Highlands and Islands.
Supporters have hailed the success of two weekend Pride marches across Inverness and Stornoway as a watershed moment for LGBT rights in the Highlands and Islands.
Highland police officers have teamed up with their counterparts south of the border in an operation aimed at disrupting the transport of drugs into the region.
Award-winning author Andy Stanton is to tour the north as part of the 20th anniversary of the Children’s Book Tour.
A festival celebrating the best the Highlands has to offer in the way of Gaelic culture, music, dance and food has opened across the region.
Hundreds of unique “trauma teddies” have been donated to police to help bring comfort to children across the Highlands and Islands who have affected by distressing situations.
Since its poignant inception in 2015, Mikeysline has been helping people with thoughts of suicide.
The busy A87 has been closed after the second serious crash involving a motorcycle in the Highlands and Islands in just over 24 hours.
A man has been airlifted to hospital by the Stornoway Coastguard helicopter from a fish farm near the Summer Isles.
As diners we often get stuck in a restaurant rut. We visit the same places, we order the same food from our favourite cafes’ menu, and on some occasions, even sit at the same table!
The contractor tasked with undertaking renovation works to Kirkwall Airport’s air traffic control tower has been announced as Bell Contracts and Co, based in Inverness.
Eighteen drivers will be reported for offences relating to driving under the influence of drink or drugs in the Highlands and Islands during a recent safety campaign.
One Highlands and Islands MSP will travel over 2,000 miles as he undertakes a “summer surgery tour” to meet constituents and businesses.
More than 1,500 young people have already taken part in an online survey about changing attitudes and aspirations in relation to the Highlands and Islands.
Highlands and Islands police officers have been demonstrating the dangers associated with crossing roads during the annual Safe Highlanders event in Inverness.
Motorists are being warned not to drink and drive, as a dozen people in the Highlands and Islands have been caught this month alone.