An injured walker, who was lost on sand dunes, in the dark in the Western Isles, has been rescued by a unique smartphone app.
Hebridean premieres of new work by Karine Polwart, Alan Bissett and Julia Taudevin will be part of an off-season tourism campaign led by An Lanntair arts centre in Stornoway.
The owner of the oldest surviving Harris Tweed mill has ensured that the company's fortunes will remain in the Western Isles after relinquishing the reins.
Loganair has axed its new London to Stornoway evening flights at short notice, to the ire of passengers.
Two of the UK’s most westerly island communities have swapped some of the slowest broadband speeds for some of the fastest - as a new full fibre broadband network goes live in the Western Isles.
A male motorcyclist has been airlifted to hospital following a two-vehicle crash on a busy Highland road.
A charity established in memory of Manchester Arena victim Eilidh MacLeod - from the Western Isles - is set to benefit from an exclusive sale of Isle of Eriskay tartan.
A ship which sank off the Isle of Lewis while returning servicemen from the First World War is to finally be recognised as a war grave.
Exclusive: Iolaire to be recognised as an official war grave by MOD a century after 201 servicemen perished
The final resting place of HMY Iolaire will be recognised as an official war grave after the Ministry of Defence signalled its intention to protect the wreckage under a special parliamentary act.
More than a dozen dialysis patients in the Western Isles are benefiting from a cash boost that has seen an overhaul of the way their treatment is delivered.
With over 78 screenings, over three days, at 12 venues, preparations for the Hebridean International Film Festival next month are well underway, with work being put in place at venues from the Butt of Lewis to Barra.
Trading Standards teams across the north are reminding householders to be on their guard if they are approached by people offering to install home energy products.
They are the next biggest band to hit the airwaves with a funky retro 1950s and 60s feel.
A section of one of the busiest roads in the Western Isles will be closed from today until Saturday.
After little over a year since first opening, Scotland’s newest mosque is already embarking on expansion plans in order to meet the growing demand.
An MP is demanding the Scottish Government puts up road signs on single track roads to help with frustration behind the wheel.
Creating has become a way of life for self taught artist Tom Hickman – from wool pictures to drystone walls and everything in between.
One of Scotland’s last lighthouse keepers dies after spending decades working along north and north-east coast
One of Scotland's last lighthouse keepers has died at the age of 80, after spending decades making sure people at sea across the north remained safe.
Samaritans in the Western Isles have received help from the community wind farm charity Point and Sandwick Trust.
Homeowners across the north are being warned about "free" energy schemes after more than two dozen homes were apparently hit by scams.
A £15million water treatment works in the Western Isles was officially opened yesterday by local MSP Alasdair Allan.
A book of tunes from a Stornoway piper was launched this week in Glasgow at the National Piping Centre.
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.
Sometimes I see stories in certain newspapers and I think that’s a daft one they had left over from the beginning of April.
Pet owners across the north are being warned of increased reports of potentially toxic blue green algae appearing in waters.
Church parishioners have cause for celebration this week as they secured much-needed funding to renovate ageing ecclesiastical buildings.
Children from Argyll and the Western Isles are taking charge of the coastline as part of Scotland’s Year of Coasts and Waters in 2020.
Islanders are being urged to lobby politicians in a bid to rescue an under-threat hospice in the Western Isles.
Western Isles Council leaders have called for a rapid roll-out of a pilot project where greylag goose meat is being made available for public sale throughout Scotland.
An inspiring volunteer is helping to put the Western Isles on the walking map after being shortlisted for a prestigious award.
One of the last remaining traditional blacksmiths in Scotland has died at the age of 84.
Sheep on the tiny island of Scalpay, near Harris were keen to not get their feet wet when making one of their many trips to pastures new this week.