A 65-year-old man has died after an incident at a Sutherland beauty spot.
Coastguard teams were kept busy yesterday rescuing injured and stranded people in the Highlands - including walkers marooned by flash floods.
Lochinver lifeboat was earlier today tasked to assist a fishing vessel suffering from “fuel problems”. The crew were sent to the vessel at 1.30am this morning and took the stricken Kingfisher fishing boat under tow, setting sail towards Kinlochbervie. Both the lifeboat and stricken vessel arrived in port around 8.10am today.
Police are appealing for information following a break-in at a remote supermarket in Sutherland.
Toilet campaigner welcomes ‘constructive’ phone call from Highland Council leader after being subjected to verbal attack
The Kinlochbervie woman who bore the brunt of a verbal attack last week by the leader of the Highland Council on her community’s campaign to save their public toilets from closure said a subsequent phone call from the council leader was welcome and "constructive".
Two walkers had to be rescued from sandbanks in the Kyle of Durness today, as the Durness coast rescue team were called to the incident.
A school head allowed an unregistered teacher to take classes for a year and let an unvetted member of staff work with children.
JPlans have been submitted for a new hostel and self-catering “pods” to meet increased demand through the the North Coast 500.
The late James McRory Smith lived alone for 32 years, miles from the nearest road, in a bothy in the wilds of Sutherland.
Talks will be held this week aimed at drawing-up plans to breathe new life into a remote corner of the Highlands.
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