A former cancer patient from Orkney is to attempt to become the first person to run the 500 plus miles of Scotland’s answer to America’s Route 66.
A new study has revealed the impact a hugely popular tourist trail has had on people living in the north of Scotland - with some even moving away as a result.
Unions and locals have voiced fears that lives are at risk on the NC500 tourist route after occupants of two campervans clashed with an ambulance crew on a New Year’s Day call.
A devoted husband whose wife died last year has completed an NC500 charity run in a 50-year-old car in aid of the RNLI.
Sutherland has enjoyed another boom year for tourism according to early figures coming in to Highland Council’s tourism department.
Giving the green light to a new commercial wind farm north of Lybster would leave villagers feeling encircled by steel towers, it was claimed yesterday.
When tacks were found deliberately strewn across part of the NC500 – Scotland’s Route 66 – it sparked fears a sinister stance was being taken against bad driving by tourists.
Police and politicians have condemned the “deliberate” scattering of tacks across part of the popular NC500 route as “irresponsible” and “potentially deadly”.
North Coast 500 chiefs have launched updated interactive technology to help travellers get more out of their journey on the now world-famous road trip.
A landslip next to the A9 near Helmsdale has sparked community fears that Caithness and north Sutherland could be completely cut off.
Dozens of motorists stopped by police on the North Coast 500 at the weekend were issued with warnings - and seven speeders were reported to the Fiscal.
Dozens of gleaming sports cars and super cars will roar across one of Scotland’s most scenic routes next week to help bring a new air ambulance to the north-east.
Wounded and sick forces veterans completed a 500-mile charity bike ride across the Highlands at the weekend.
A new audio tour guide App has been launched to aid travellers exploring the north coast of Scotland.
A Scottish rugby legend with motor neurone disease has just tackled a marathon drive to raise funds for medical research.
Battlelines are being drawn over plans to build a Premier Inn on a prominent site in Thurso.
A building plot on the route of the booming North Coast 500 has gone on offer for over £95,000 causing a storm of protest about locals being priced out.
Tourists exploring Royal Deeside can expect to sample a growing variety of high quality food and drink products, whether visiting the north-east to savour its culinary delights or to enjoy its stunning scenery and hospitality.
North businessman claims he raised similar idea for circuit – nearly four years before NC500 was launched
It has been hailed as a gamechanger for the holiday trade in the north Highlands.
An Aberdeenshire pair, dubbed The Complainers, are planning to pedal 500 miles to fundraising success - with a little help from The Proclaimers.
An MP has warned that there is a need to ensure the proper infrastructure is in place to accommodate the predicted increase in tourists if a Scottish Islands Passport is launched.
Plans for a Scottish Islands Passport to boost tourism to the country’s 93 inhabited islands – like an NC500 for the isles - are being investigated.
Posters and petitions against the closure of public toilets which serve tourists using the popular NC500 route have been removed by Highland Council.
Almost 200 motorcyclists were checked in the Highlands over the course of the bank holiday weekend as part of an operation aimed at promoting road safety.
It took all of our space technology capabilities to capture it, but here it is at last - a cloudless sky in the Highlands.
A Scottish Labour MEP who enjoyed a family Easter holiday in the Highlands fears any closures of public toilets in the region could harm the success of the NC500 tourist route.
The growth of tourism in the far north will pave the way for a bright future in the region’s economy after the demise of the Dounreay nuclear power plant, according to a UK Government minister.
Messrs Clarkson, May and Hammond yesterday finished their Grand Tour of the Highlands - and said the experience was “spectacular”.
A new campaign has been launched to urge motorists on the NC500 to give “litter a lift” in their cars.
The University of the Highlands and Islands has opened applications for a new PhD opportunity that explores the history of the North Coast 500 region.
The organiser of a petition calling on Highland Council to reverse the threat of closure of public toilets on Scotland’s answer to America’s Route 66 says he is “staggered” after it attracted more than 2,500 supporters in a week.
Until you’ve picked up your car at Inverness Airport and set out along the North Coast 500, it’s hard to grasp exactly how beautiful Scotland is – and also, just how hungry all that open sky and chilly air will make you.