A father-of-two from a well-known Lochaber family died suddenly from a “ticking timebomb” aneurysm after a day out with his wife and children.
Federation urges crofters to consult updated muir burning code amid spate of wildfires in the Highlands and Islands
The Scottish Crofting Federation has urged crofters who practice muir burning to take extra care after several recent fires spread out of control in dry and windy conditions.
Two homes were completely destroyed yesterday after a blaze broke out in the Lochaber village of Ardgour.
Highland Council will hold a by-election next month to fill a position in the Caol and Mallaig ward.
A community has been left “disappointed” after Stagecoach announced it is to review all of its Lochaber operations, with at least one bus service to be withdrawn next month.
It is one of the largest villages in Scotland and Caol in Lochaber has now moved a step closer to having a suitable play park.
An injured man was airlifted to hospital yesterday after the construction vehicle he was driving plunged 50ft down an embankment in a remote part of the Highlands.
A by-election is to be held for the Caol and Mallaig ward of Highland Council following following the death of Councillor Billy MacLachlan.
Residents in one of the north’s most remote areas are aiming to raise £35,000 in a bid to preserve their village hall for future generations.
Highland councillors approve plans for “one in a generation” Fort William car wheels factory to create 400 jobs
North councillors have approved plans for a “once in a generation” alloy car wheels factory near Fort William which will create 400 new jobs.
Trains will be running between Fort William and Mallaig again from Monday as engineers make good progress on repairing damage caused by the landslip near Glenfinnan.
Councillors are being urged to back plans for an alloy car wheels factory in Lochaber – creating up to 400 jobs.
An external review into healthcare provision in Skye, Lochaber and West Ross is to be carried out by a small team led by Sir Lewis Ritchie, who chaired a national review of NHS out-of-hours services in 2015.
Community leaders in Lochaber have voiced concerns after after a 50-year-old woman reported being attacked and robbed by a gang of three men in a Fort William housing estate.
It really will be a magical trip for the family.
An agreement by metals giant GFG Alliance to buy Europe’s largest aluminium smelter in Dunkirk is “really good news” for its operations in the Highlands, the company has said.
Police in Fort William are investigating after 14 hay bales were set alight.
A Lochaber museum has enjoyed its best visitor numbers in 35 years - and the man who helped them get there had not set foot inside for almost four decades.
A clinic in Mexico has helped a Lochaber woman lead a normal life again after she received pioneering treatment for relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis.
It was the scene of an RAF tragedy that took the lives of 13 crew.
Police have tweeted an open letter to an unnamed young woman in Skye, encouraging her to tell officers if she is a victim of domestic abuse.
A forestry contractor is “lucky to be alive” after a huge tree he was felling rolled off its stump, crushing his legs and pelvis.
A West Highland region is set for a £100 million cash boost with two huge local projects in the pipeline.
People are being asked to visit a West Highland hospital only if absolutely necessary because of the high prevalence of norovirus in the local community,
The long-awaited M&S Foodhall in Fort William will open its doors to customers at the end of this month.
The life of a teenager, “missed more than words can say”, has been celebrated by fulfilling a promise he didn’t get the chance to keep.
Ambitious plans for a new alloy wheels factory in Fort William will be submitted to Highland Council on Monday.
A Highland community is mourning the loss of a “beautiful girl” whose battle with cancer touched everyone’s hearts.
Police in Lochaber are appealing for information after equipment was stolen from a fish farm.
The speed limit on a section of a notorious Highlands road is to be reduced.
A search continues for a man who left Fort William train station to cycle to his home in Fife four weeks ago.
Plans to prepare the Lochaber smelter site ahead of the construction of the proposed new alloy wheels factory have stepped up a gear.