Organisers and emergnecy workers who took part in a major incident training day at the new fish feed plant on Skye have hailed the event a success.
A climber with a suspected broken ankle was plucked to safety in the Cairngorms after rescuers used a 296ft winch line to reach him.
Mountain rescuers will be supported by a police helicopter in certain circumstances after they claimed that their lives were being put at risk.
A litany of failings contributed to a Far North fishing tragedy where a young deckhand was dragged to his death.
Scotland’s busiest mountain rescue teams have hit out at a “casual disregard” for their safety over the use of helicopters in search operations.