A wildlife rich reef damaged by scallop dredging was yesterday granted permanent protection from fishing.
Conservation groups will meet in Edinburgh today in an effort to save the country's dwindling rainforests.
Searches for a hillwalker who went missing a week ago have been postponed due to weather and ground conditions.
A Church of Scotland minister from Mull has died after going missing on a Highland mountain.
A hillwalker who died on a Highland mountain has been named as a Church of Scotland minister.
Police Scotland can confirm that the body of a man has been recovered following searches on An Teallach in Wester Ross.
The body of a hillwalker has been recovered from a Highland mountain following rescue team and coastguard searches.
A Wester Ross smokehouse has ceased production and is to become a holiday letting unit.
A contractor has been announced for a heritage centre in a Wester Ross village.
A unique pine forest in Wester Ross will have its genetic code preserved forever in a UK first.
Chinese tourists were involved in a crash in wintry conditions high up on one of Scotland's most famous roads yesterday.
Stabilising two dangerous landslip areas in Wester Ross will hit cash-strapped Highland Council with a bill of more than £3m over the next two years.
A five-year strategic plan over a Biosphere to serve Wester Ross is to be launched next weekend in Ullapool Village Hall.
The Scottish National Party has won another seat on Highland Council after a recording a success in a by-election.
Doors open at 7am and close at 10pm in the Wester Ross, Strathpeffer and Lochalsh by-election on Thursday December 6.
Nine candidates representing the full political spectrum have put themselves forward for election in Highland Council’s Wester Ross, Strathpeffer and Lochalsh ward.
A road in Wester Ross has re-opened to motorists after heavy rainfall brought tonnes of debris down onto the road.
Members of the Highland Council’s Care, Learning and Housing Committee have recommended the Highland Council move forward with proposals relating to Gaelic Medium catchment areas in Lochaber and Wester Ross.
Police launched a new road safety campaign yesterday as it emerged the number of deaths on Highland roads this year has already surpassed the total figure for 2017.
A community garden in Gairloch that featured on the Beechgrove Garden has been enhanced by the addition of an old and no longer seaworthy boat.
Bold plans for a striking viewing tower at the award-winning Inverewe Garden in Wester Ross have been unveiled.
Three long distance Scottish swimmers are to attempt a 25-mile crossing of the Minch - hoping to become the first ever to complete the swim and defeat swarms of stinging jellyfish.
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.
A ceilidh in tribute of a tragic Wester Ross student is to take place this Friday with performances from the students of Plockton Music School.
It could soon be a return towards the great days of herring fishing off Scotland’s west coast.
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has been urged to intervene in a row about the downgrading of a Wester Ross sewage treatment plant.
Friends and the girlfriend of a young Inverness man killed in a weekend car crash have paid tribute to the “one in a million” victim.
A hillwalker was still missing last night after a major search operation was launched yesterday when he was reported overdue in Wester Ross.
Wester Ross fisherman sentenced to 230 hours unpaid community work after spitting at police officers
A Wester Ross fishermen who spat at police officers after being arrested on suspicion of assaulting a woman was sentenced to 230 hours of unpaid community work.
The body of a missing hillwalker has been formally identified.
Two brothers were last night missing after going hill-walking in Wester Ross.
Searches are currently underway to locate two missing hillwalkers in the Achnashellach area of Strathcarron, Wester Ross.