Staffing issues at root of problem for north west dentistryFriday September 22, 2017SCHOOLCHILDREN in north and north-west Sutherland are having to make round trips of up to 208 miles to access dental treatment after a mobile NHS service was "put on hold" without notice. Kids get into swing of things at new KLB playparkFriday September 22, 2017KINLOCHBERVIE residents are celebrating the completion of an ambitious £100,000 project to refurbish and upgrade a local play park which was built a quarter of a century ago. Woman dies after being rescued from sea off UllapoolFriday September 22, 2017Police Scotland say that a woman has died after being rescued from the sea off Ullapool this morning. Man dies after being rescued from Cromarty FirthTuesday September 19, 2017Police Scotland say that a man has died after being rescued from the Cromarty Firth near Invergordon yesterday. Police recover almost £150,000 worth of drugsTuesday September 19, 2017Police in the Highlands have recovered almost £150,000 worth of drugs during a targeted period of enforcement last week.
Below is the latest satellite data illustrating Earth's auroral activity. For those of you interested in seeing the illusive "northern lights" the coloured area shows regions of activity. When it touches the north of Scotland on the map the aurora will be visible from Bettyhill and its surrounding villages.