Argyll councillors yesterday agreed to introduce charges at two Oban car parks - despite a last-ditch attempt to derail the plans.
Dog owners across the Highlands are being reminded of their responsibilities in a bid to prevent fear to fellow residents and their pets.
A bird protection charity is the latest conservation organisation to object to plans for a new golf course at Coul Links in East Sutherland.
Firefighters in the Highlands and islands were called to an astonishing 8,500 false alarms over the five years to 2016 – costing the service a staggering £17.5million, it has been revealed.
Motorists and residents are being warned to expect more icy conditions as the cold snap in the north continues.
It’s nearly a year to the day when I first raised in the Scottish Parliament a case of eye watering parcel delivery charges facing a constituent in Speyside, who was asked to pay £50 extra to have a £5.99 pair of hand towels delivered.
UK Government ministers have been warned their “feet will be held to the fire” after they pledged to review excessive delivery fees to the north of Scotland.
Sitting half way along a quiet country road between Beauly and Cannich, the Cnoc Hotel, just outside the tiny hamlet of Struy, doesn’t get a lot of passing trade.
The Met Office has issued a yellow warning for ice as bus services are hit by the wintry conditions.
A tourism boom in the Highlands the Islands has smashed the £1billion barrier for the first time in terms of economic impact - growing by a third in just four years.
Schools are still feeling the effect of the wintry weather with many deciding to close their doors today.
The wintry conditions are set to continue according to the latest warning from the Met Office.
Each week we ask small businesses key questions.
As the wintry weather conditions continue, a number of schools have decided to shut.
A failure to grit and plough minor roads - creating “total chaos” - has seen Highland Council come under fire.
More than 18,000 homes were left without power at some stage as Storm Caroline raged across the north.
Following a day of travel chaos, schools closed and high winds, north and north-east commuters found themselves battling snowy conditions this morning.
This is the amazing moment a giant stag poked its head through the window of a sightseer's car.
The family of an eight-year-old girl who died when she was trapped by logs in an Argyll forest this summer is installing a bench in her memory.
A ferry was involved in a collision with another vessel while trying to dock in extreme weather conditions yesterday as Storm Caroline wreaked havoc across the north.
Snow has hit the north of Scotland causing a score of schools to close their doors.
Temperatures could be as low as -12oC on Sunday as Storm Caroline leaves with a sting in her tail.
Police are appealing for information after a driver failed to stop for officers.
Severe flood warnings were issued last night and major rail, ferry and flight delays are expected across the north of Scotland as Storm Caroline arrives.
The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (Sepa) has issued a number of flood alerts for the north of Scotland as the area braces itself for the arrival of Storm Caroline.
A former soldier from Argyll is finally on a plane home to Scotland after being freed from his Indian prison.
It has emerged that companies are charging extra to deliver parcels to parts of Moray and the Highlands because they are not considered to be on the “mainland”.
More snow and ice could be on its way for the north-east, according to a warning from the Met Office.
Victims of a scam involving Western Union are being urged by Highland Council’s trading standards team to file a claim.
Scotland’s only male polar bears, Walker and Arktos, celebrated their birthdays in style this week with some special gifts.
Customers in the north of Scotland have been found to pay up to four times as much for parcel deliveries compared to the rest of the UK.
A car hire company has agreed to abolish a “ridiculous” ferries levy for customers using their vehicles to visit rural parts of Scotland.