Calmac are warning of potential delays and disruption on some island sailings because of strong winds today and tomorrow.
The finishing touches are being applied to upcoming north winter festivals before they are launched this week.
A winter festival will take over a Highland village ahead of the holiday season.
West coast ferry services are due to return to normal for most islands after a week of chaos and disruption.
Wheelchair users will be able to explore more of the stunning west coast thanks to a big-hearted conservation group.
Ferry operator CalMac has started its winter maintenance programme.
Applications are now open for six new mid-market rental homes nearing completion in Ullapool.
The largest ferry in the west coast fleet, which plies the route between Ullapool and Stornoway, has been bought on behalf of the Scottish Government.
The curtain has come down on Loopallu for the last time.
It is one Scotland's smallest and best loved festivals.
FROM THE ARCHIVES: Loopallu kicks off for the final time today… But do you remember the first festival?
The 'best little fest in the west' will be held for the final time today.
Almost fifteen years after the inception of the first Loopallu, the festival is ready for one final Loop.
The best fest in the west, Loopallu, is celebrating its final year.
Expect cheers, tears and lots of fond farewells as the last-ever Loopallu Festival takes place this weekend
The last couple of years have been something of an emotional roller coaster ride for music promoter Robert Hicks.
The Scottish Wildlife Trust’s Living Seas Project hosted a marine-focused event in Ullapool at the weekend.
Community ownership of a forest near Ullapool will move a step closer with a trust awarded funding to develop a business case.
A group of rowers who challenged themselves to travel between Stornoway and Ullapool in just 15 hours, completed the challenge - and almost beat the CalMac boat running on the same route.
Three coastguard rescue teams are currently assisting in the medical transfer of two passengers from a cruise ship in Ullapool.
An Ullapool restaurant ordered by Highland Council to remove the white paint partially covering its outside wall can now go ahead and paint the entire wall.
Foot passenger bookings are required for this weekend on the Stornoway - Ullapool routes says Cal Mac.
An outdoor nursery for 3-5-year-olds will open at the end of August in Wester Ross.
A ferry service in the north is to be transformed into a floating music venue in celebration of the Hebridean Celtic Festival's return to the Western Isles.
Ullapool Swimming Club is one of the first youth groups to benefit from west coast ferry operator CalMac’s new community fund.
Television wildlife presenter Chris Packham describes him as “inspirational.”
The organiser of the "best fest in the west" has confirmed this will be its final year.
The SNP will take an independence road show around the north of Scotland this summer with town hall meetings in Portree, Dingwall and Ullapool.
Capacity on ferry crossings from Ullapool to Stornoway has come under scrutiny after it was announced vehicle travel is already fully booked for the rest of the week – with the main tourism boom still to come.
They have a combined age of 292 and between them boast backgrounds in dance, writing and scallop diving - and even a department store Santa.
I had gone to Ullapool to pick up my husband from the Stornoway ferry.
While Tom Sawyer famously managed to trick his friends into whitewashing his aunt’s fence, the owners of a west coast hotel will have to think of ways of un-painting their wall.
Clocks may have only just ticked over to signify the start of spring but a north community is already thinking ahead to how it can wow the crowd this winter time, by seeking to gain funding from the National Lottery’s People Projects.
Police are appealing for witnesses following a one-vehicle crash in the Highlands.