Moray Firth


Magnificent men and their ‘shack’ flying machines

October 6, 2018

For 40 years, up until the early 1990s, Avro Shackletons were a distinctive sight and sound in the skies above the Moray Firth. The four-engined planes, a development of the famous wartime Lancaster bomber, remained in service much longer than was planned. Now a new book, Shackleton Boys, by Steve Bond, tells the stories of the men who flew “The Shack”, and kept her in the air.


VIDEO: Pod of orca in Moray Firth prompt seal to take refuge

May 12, 2018

Watch the moment a seal took refuge under a boat off the north-east coast after being surrounded by a pod of orca. Stunning images show pod of seven orca just two miles off north-east coast Video credit: Facebook/North 58 Sea Adventures – Lossiemouth