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Wick Chosen For New Health Pilot

Wick Chosen For New Health Pilot

Wick has been chosen to pilot a new scheme supporting the elderly in their own homes.

Scottish Construction Sector Growing

Scottish Construction Sector Growing

The Scottish construction sector continues to grow, according to a new survey.

Overseas Tourists Increase 16%

Overseas Tourists Increase 16%

The number of overseas visitors coming to Scotland in the first six months of the year was up by 16% as the country saw a substant…

Scots Charity Responds To Ebola Crisis In West Africa

Scots Charity Responds To Ebola Crisis In West Africa

A Scots-based charity is continuing to deliver emergency meals to Ebola patients and hungry children in Liberia.

LISTEN: MFR Farming WEDNESDAY  22/10/14

LISTEN: MFR Farming WEDNESDAY 22/10/14

MFR Presenter Richard Jones looks at current affairs in the farming industry and North Scotland countryside.

Call For Helmets In Senior Shinty

Call For Helmets In Senior Shinty

A letter has been sent to all clubs calling for the phased introduction of helmets into the senior sport. PIC: Kingussie Camanachd…

Youth Unemployment At Six Year Low

Youth Unemployment At Six Year Low

The number of young people who are out of work is at its lowest level for six years, official figures have revealed.

Manufactured Exports Increase 2.8%

Manufactured Exports Increase 2.8%

Sales of Scottish goods overseas have increased, despite a slight drop in exports from the drinks sector, new figures have shown.

Assisted Suicide Laws 'Unnecessary'

Assisted Suicide Laws 'Unnecessary'

Proposals to legalise assisted suicide are "unnecessary, unethical and uncontrollable'', according to campaigners opposed to the m…

Parties Begin Further Devolution Talks

Parties Begin Further Devolution Talks

All-party talks aimed at reaching agreement on what new powers should be devolved to Scotland in the wake of the independence refe…

Calls For Helmets To Be Worn In Shinty

Calls For Helmets To Be Worn In Shinty

Helmets could soon be introduced into Shinty.

Caithness Surfer Heads To Peru For World Games

Caithness Surfer Heads To Peru For World Games

Scottish surfers have left for South America to represent the country at the World Surfing Games in Peru.

Major Energy Proposals For Mey Village

Major Energy Proposals For Mey Village

Residents in Caithness will be learning more about a major energy project on their doorstep.

Top 100 Ranking For Urquhart Castle

Top 100 Ranking For Urquhart Castle

A castle near Inverness has been ranked in a list of the UK's top 100 tourist attractions with the best access for disabled people…

Average Monthly Rent Falls To £536

Average Monthly Rent Falls To £536

Rents in Scotland fell by 0.2% in September, the first monthly drop in three months, according to a new report.

Firms' Fears Over Christmas Drivers

Firms' Fears Over Christmas Drivers

Employers are becoming increasingly worried about hiring enough suitably qualified drivers in the run-up to the busy Christmas per…

Emergency Grants Total £9.3M

Emergency Grants Total £9.3M

Emergency grants to help struggling households feed themselves have more than trebled in the last year, with almost £1 million ha…

Prepare For Winter Now, Scots Urged

Prepare For Winter Now, Scots Urged

Scots are being warned not to be complacent about extreme weather in the coming months after two relatively mild winters.

Missing Man's Body Found In Alness

Missing Man's Body Found In Alness

Police confirmed the body is that of Mark Brugess, who was reported missing from the Wakefield area last week.

Storms Set To Batter Scotland

Storms Set To Batter Scotland

Gale force winds and heavy rain are to sweep Scotland throughout the day as the remains of Hurricane Gonzalo pass over the country…

'More Powers' To Boost Productivity

'More Powers' To Boost Productivity

Holyrood must be given the power to improve Scotland's productivity, infrastructure and innovation, business leaders will tell the…

Under-10s Treated For Alcohol Use

Under-10s Treated For Alcohol Use

Up to 225 children under the age of 10 have been treated for alcohol-related injuries or illness in Scotland in the last three yea…

Staff Strike At The North's Biggest Hospital

Staff Strike At The North's Biggest Hospital

Some staff at the north's biggest hospital are walking out over pay.

Man Arrested Over Raid At Inverness Bookies

Man Arrested Over Raid At Inverness Bookies

A man's been arrested in connection with an evening raid on an Inverness Bookies.

Highland Beauty Spot To Get Big Boost

Highland Beauty Spot To Get Big Boost

One of the Highland's most famous beauty spots is getting a big boost.

Nessie To Feature At Scottish Paranormal Festival

Nessie To Feature At Scottish Paranormal Festival

We're getting a unique look at the Highland's most famous mythical creature.

Gales And Heavy Rain To Hit UK

Gales And Heavy Rain To Hit UK

The remains of Hurricane Gonzalo will arrive in Britain today bringing with it gale force winds and heavy rain that will sweep acr…

More Finding Permanent Jobs

More Finding Permanent Jobs

The number of people placed in permanent jobs in Scotland has increased for the 19th month in a row, according to a survey.

Weapon confiscations in Scottish prisons soar

Weapon confiscations in Scottish prisons soar

New figures show the number of weapons confiscated in Scottish prisons has almost doubled in the space of a year.

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