Piper plays Oban’s respects

This year’s parade, saved by Oban Sea cadets and Councillor Jim Lynch after the demise of the town’s Royal British Legion in February, was one of the biggest witnessed in recent years.

Project Kraken keeps watch for coastline crime

Project Kraken, covering more than 11,000 miles of British mainland coastline plus its islands, wants water-users to be its eyes, reporting anything suspicious that they might spot.

Torsa dig was a walkover

Survey work included the team walking over the rocky ground to record finds and clues to the island’s farming past.

Airport fuel dilemma adds extra air miles

After the existing aviation fuel provider cut short his contract by nine months, Hebridean Air Services Limited (HASL) flights are having to go all the way to Islay Airport to fill up.

Majestic Line scoops Innovation in Tourism award

The Innovation in Tourism category was sponsored by Highlands and Islands Enterprise and winning the award means that the Majestic Line automatically becomes a finalist at the Scottish Thistle Awards in March 2020.

Rural planning rules review given guarded welcome by XR

The Scottish Government’s announcement that it is to review rural planning legislation to tackle depopulation, support local economies and help tackle the global climate crisis has been welcomed by environment campaigners in Fort William.