A 34-year-old was treated for smoke inhalation after a fire at a cottage outside Finstown on Orkney.
Actors Leonardo DiCaprio, Johnny Depp and entrepreneur Richard Branson all have something in common – they each own an island.
It sits amidst the wild Atlantic Ocean, 112 miles off the Scottish Mainland, and now Britain’s remotest shop is looking for somebody to run it.
A man has lost his driving licence for a year after being found guilty of dangerous driving at Lerwick Sheriff Court on yesterday.
It's maybe no surprise that Brodie, Harris and Lewis all make the list for the most popular names in the Highlands and islands.
Plans to construct the first whisky distillery on Barra are moving ahead with the launch of a £1.5 million community shares offer.
Two new path projects are set to get underway in north Skye, as the latest phase in a community organisation’s heritage development.
A remote pub on the tiny island of Easdale in the Inner Hebrides - famed for its breath-taking views - has gone on the market.
The Skye and Lochalsh micro-abattoir project has been awarded £50,000 by The Prince’s Countryside Fund.
A report into the cost of living on an island has found it is as expensive as getting by in central London.
A community group hope to re-open a late Victorian island castle as early as next summer after a planning application is lodged to make the building wind and water tight.
Scottish regional airline Loganair could be heading for a global aviation first with the introduction of electric-powered planes on its island hopping passenger services in Orkney.
An island museum hopes to raise £30,000 for essential maintenance to keep alive the stories of the many men and women who have lived – and died – on the seas around the north of Scotland.
Four years of detective work by wildlife rangers have finally revealed the history and formal identification of a male eagle named “Star”.
It is regularly named among the best places in Britain to live.
A dispute between warring crofters in an island community over who should take responsibility over a boundary fence led to two rival bulls becoming engaged in a terrifying fight over territory, a court heard yesterday.
The founder of a Hebridean island’s first gin company is aiming to establish a distillery there after securing 150 stockists around the UK within six months of launching his product.
Police Scotland revealed that they seized drugs with a street value of more than £30,000 in a series of raids across the Highlands and Islands.
Loganair has signalled fares will rise again on flights to Shetland from Aberdeen after rival Flybe announced it was quitting the route – ending “Air Wars” which have provided a mini tourism boost for the isles.
It’s not very often that a property comes up for sale in the heart of the Isle of Iona, and even rarer to find one just waiting for a new owner to put their own stamp on it.
The tiny island of Ulva, nestled in the Inner Hebrides off the west coast of Mull, has never been short of admirers.
An island loyalty card scheme could reach the heights if a report is approved today.
Alison and Steve Willis have taken a stance...
A house with a view is always desirable – but it pales in comparison against a farmhouse set right on the shores of a white, sandy beach on the west coast of Scotland.
Nearly 60 people have applied to teach just seven children on a remote Scottish island.
Holm of Grimbister is a small island lying close to the Orkney mainland and the capital, Kirkwall.
Demand for eco homes has grown exponentially in the UK and internationally over the last decade, as more purchasers place efficiency and sustainability at the top of their home buying wish list.