The first of three weekends packed with learning saw 13 new coastguard rescue officers acquiring core skills for their new role as life-saving volunteers. On Saturday and Sunday (15 and 16 October)...

Writer, lecturer and media presenter John Urquhart of Harris has been named as the Gaelic ambassador of the year this morning (Friday 14 October) as he Royal National Mòd opens in Perth. The fair...

Pictured above are the latest modern apprentices to join the CalMac programme – a fleet of young people who are starting their maritime career on the company's Modern Apprenticeship...

A new licensing scheme for short term property letting came into force on Friday (1 October), setting a timetable of dates by which Airbnb and other short-term let hosts must be licensed to operate...

The new BBC ALBA series ‘Fillte’ discovers some of Scotland's finest fabrics and their creators.Discovering the stories behind wool, linen, lace and tweed, Fillte, which means ‘interwoven’, travels...

Mast upgrade  Cornerstone and O2 Telefónica UK have notified Comhairle nan Eilean Siar about proposed upgrading work at the Market Stance telecoms mast. Under permitted development, it is proposed...

Investments by Highlands and Islands Enterprise during the last financial year (2021-22) supported businesses and social enterprises to create 1,327 full time equivalent jobs across the region and...

Both the local Labour Party and the SNP have been - unsurprisingly - less than fulsome in their welcome to the new UK Prime Minister who will be formally appointed by the Queen tomorrow (Tuesday...