Highland Council’s Sutherland County committee has a new chairman.
The Flow Country of Caithness and Sutherland could be set to join the Taj Mahal in India, the Grand Canyon in the USA and the Great Barrier Reef in Australia as a World Heritage Site.
Two homeowners have accused cash-strapped Highland Council of wasting money after they received multiple council tax invoices informing them they owe absolutely nothing.
Plans to establish the UK’s first spaceport in the north of Scotland have been given initial backing by crofters on the proposed land.
A 50-year-old Lochinver man broke into his local shop and stole almost £3,000 worth of cigarettes and tobacco.
Crofters could earn £70,000-a-year to lease land for the UK’s first planned spaceport – and may receive bonuses from rocket launch fees.
Four designs are vying to be named as the new flag for Sutherland, but which one should it be?
A bitter row over the multi-million-pound spaceport planned for Sutherland has split a rural crofting community.
Voting is off to a flying start to find an official Sutherland flag, with hundreds of people registering their favourite from four designs in the first 24 hours.
A public vote has been launched to pick a Highland communities official flag, after the decision of a judging panel received a backlash.
A widow whose husband drowned on a diving expedition off Cape Wrath is “delighted” after their six-year-old son yesterday won the right to sue an Orkney charter firm hired for the trip.
Scientists are investigating a second mysterious spate of whale deaths around Scotland.
The controversy miring the restoration of a historic Sutherland church has finally been laid to rest after the Scottish Government overturned two planning decisions to give it the go ahead.
The boss of a Highland hotel has thanked the quick reactions of the emergency services and his own staff after a blaze broke out in the building.
Residents in Sutherland are to have the deciding vote over the design of Sutherland’s new flag following public backlash for the committee’s original choice.
Police in Sutherland are appealing for information after several incidents where roofing tacks have been found scattered on a road near Bettyhill.
A Danish billionaire is looking to add to his collection of Highland estates - by proposing to buy a petrol station in remote Sutherland.
A man has been rescued by HM Coastguard helicopter after he was thrown from his digger into a ravine in Sutherland.
A major rescue operation was launched in Rogart in Sutherland after a digger over turned in a river near Rogart.
A landslip next to the A9 near Helmsdale has sparked community fears that Caithness and north Sutherland could be completely cut off.
Having a home with a turret is a bit of a status symbol. They are often associated with castles and tower houses, although Victorian builders were also fond of including a corner turret when building a home designed to impress.
The oldest ringed golden eagle in the world has died after probably being killed in a fight with a rival.
Plans for UK’s first spaceport in Sutherland take off – with landowners to benefit from at least 1% of all launch fees
Plans for the UK’s first spaceport in Sutherland - creating hundreds of jobs - are taking off as proposals for other potential sites in the Highlands and Islands were not ruled out of contention as other bases.
As if the trek from Land's End to John O’Groats wasn’t a great enough distance - one adventurer has come up with an even longer journey.
Environmentalists have urged the developers behind the UK’s first planned spaceport to address concerns over the possible toxic fallout from rocket launches.
A final decision on whether the controversial plan for a golf course at Coul Links in Sutherland will be allowed to go ahead has been delayed by another month.
Police in Sutherland are appealing for information after a large quantity of metal cables was recovered in Dornoch.
A Highland teenager is hoping to follow in the footsteps of female racing driver Susie Wolff and make it to Formula 1.
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.
Lawyers acting on behalf of Melness Crofters Estate are currently locked in negotiations to bring the first spaceport in the UK to the area – with a potential boom to the local economy worth millions.
Scotland has always been at the forefront of scientific advances.
The Highlands is to have the first spaceport in the UK - sparking a jobs boom potentially worth £3.8 billion to the economy.