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Winners savour their successes at the Highlands & Islands Food & Drink Awards 2011

Ten organisations and individuals from Argyll to Orkney are celebrating following the announcement of the winners of the prestigious Highlands & Islands Food & Drink Awards for 2011 in Inverness…

October 22 2011

Tomas Abyu powers home to win Baxters Loch Ness Marathon for third time

Tomas Abyu of Salford Harriers won the tenth Baxters Loch Ness Marathon today (Sunday 2 October), with a time of 2 hours 20 minutes and 50 seconds. It is Tomas’s…

October 2 2011

Shortlist announced for Highlands & Islands Restaurant of the Year Award

Five top-quality establishments in the Highlands and Islands have been shortlisted for the Highlands & Islands Food & Drink Forum’s Restaurant of the Year Award. One of ten awards being…

September 30 2011

Baxters Loch Ness Marathon - 10th Anniversary - preview

Ten runners who have completed the previous nine years of the UK’s most scenic marathon expect to be celebrating at the finish line of the 10th anniversary Baxters Loch Ness…

September 29 2011

Shortlist announced for 2011 Highlands & Islands Food & Drink Awards

Seafood, ice cream, salad leaves, chocolate, restaurants and brewers are just some of the 28 first class products and businesses celebrating today after being shortlisted for this year’s Highlands &…

September 6 2011

Public consultation: 92-94 Academy Street, Inverness

A public consultation about a proposed development for 92-94 Academy Street, Inverness, held yesterday (Thursday 25 August) attracted over 35 people to hear more about the plans for the site.…

August 26 2011

Five new prize categories in the HSBC 10K Corporate Challenge – enter now for your chance to win

With the closing date just two weeks away, teams competing in the HSBC 10K Corporate Challenge are reminded to enter now to be in with a chance of winning one…

August 25 2011

Get fit and have fun – enter now for the Baxters River Ness 5K Fun Run

Schools, clubs and disability groups are invited to enter their teams now for the Baxters River Ness 5K Fun Run and benefit from reduced entry fees. This popular event, part…

August 18 2011

Eating establishments encouraged to enter for 2011 Highlands & Islands Food & Drink Award

Restaurants, cafes and other eating establishments throughout the Highlands and Islands are invited to enter for the prestigious Highlands & Islands Restaurant of the Year Award.

One of the…

July 15 2011

Support good causes by running in the 10th anniversary Baxters Loch Ness Marathon on 2 October!

Runners are reminded that its not too late to sign up for a charity place in the 10th anniversary Baxters Loch Ness Marathon and help raise cash for good causes…

July 14 2011

Extended deadline for entering the 2011 Highlands & Islands Food & Drink Awards – don’t miss out

The Highland Food & Drink Forum announced today that the deadline for entries to the 2011 Highlands & Islands Food & Drink Awards has been extended until Sunday 24 July.…

July 13 2011

Bring benefits to your business by entering the 2011 Highlands & Islands Food & Drink Awards

Individuals, business and organisations are reminded that entries for the 2011 Highlands & Islands Food & Drink Awards must be in by Monday 4 July.

Celebrating excellence and achievement…

June 20 2011

Baxters River Ness 10K: early bird entry available until 1 July!

Runners planning to enter for the Baxters River Ness 10K have until midnight on 1 July to take advantage of the special discounted ‘early bird’ entry rate.

The Baxters River…

June 16 2011

Highland rider Williamson local favourite for senior elite category at UCI Mountain Bike World Cup

Highland interests will be represented at the forthcoming UCI Mountain Bike World Cup in Fort William on 4 and 5 June by British Cycling team member and top Inverness-based mountain…

May 30 2011

Put your best foot forward for charity at the 10th anniversary Baxters Loch Ness Marathon

Baxters Loch Ness Marathon is appealing for runners to support good causes through its 10th anniversary event taking place on 2 October this year. Charity places are available in one…

May 12 2011

Entries now open for Highlands & Islands Food & Drink Awards 2011

Businesses and individuals in the food and drink industry throughout the region are called to celebrate their talent and effort by entering the 2011 Highlands & Islands Food & Drink…

May 9 2011

Countdown to closing date for entries to 10th anniversary Baxters Loch Ness Marathon

Enter the Baxters Loch Ness Marathon before midnight on Sunday 1 May 2011 to be sure of your place in this special 10th anniversary year of the event.

April 18 2011

HSBC to be Official Banking Partner of 10K Corporate Challenge in 2011 Festival of Running

Baxters Loch Ness Marathon & Festival of Running is delighted to announce the support of HSBC as Official Banking Partner for the 10K Corporate Challenge, one of the events…

March 24 2011

Andrew Douglas of Inverclyde AC wins Inverness Half Marathon

Andrew Douglas of Inverclyde AC won today’s Inverness Half Marathon in a time of 1 hour 7 minutes and 53 seconds. Andrew was runner up in 2010. Runner up for…

March 13 2011

Runners spring into action with the Inverness Half Marathon this weekend!

Sunday’s Inverness Half Marathon has attracted 1679 entrants planning to their place on the start-line for the event this weekend.  Limited places remain available for the 5K Fun Run, available…

March 9 2011

Williamson Foodservice and the Really Garlicky Company cook up an improved service for customers!

Williamson Foodservice has teamed up with the Really Garlicky Company to ensure all their customers an improved service in the Highlands and Islands. By offering a full distribution service to…

March 7 2011

Take your place on the start line for the Inverness Half Marathon 2011

Kick-start your running campaign for 2011 by entering now for the Inverness Half Marathon taking place on Sunday 13 March. All entries must be in by midnight on 28 February…

February 24 2011

Marathon effort by runners results in enormous boost for charities

Baxters Loch Ness Marathon & Festival of Running participants raised the huge sum of £785,000 for charities through the 2010 event held on Sunday 3 October last year. Big-hearted runners…

January 19 2011

Winners of Williamson Foodservice Highlands & Islands Food & Drink Awards celebrate

Nick Nairn, Scotland’s top chef and a champion of local produce, congratulated the winners in the 2010 Williamson Foodservice Highlands & Islands Food & Drink Awards as the names were…

October 29 2010

Tomas Abyu powers into first place at 2010 Baxters Loch Ness Marathon!

Ethiopian Tomas Abyu of Salford Harriers won the 2010 Baxters Loch Ness Marathon today (Sunday 3 October), with a time of 2 hours 20 minutes and 50 seconds. In a…

October 3 2010

Runners to look out for in record entry field at Baxters Loch Ness Marathon & Festival of Running

With entries for the 2010 Baxters Loch Ness Marathon & Festival of Running up by over 17% on last year, and faster times expected in all events, this Sunday promises…

September 30 2010

Record entry and new attractions at Baxters Loch Ness Marathon & Festival of Running

A combination of a record number of entries across all events for the Baxters Loch Ness Marathon & Festival of Running, faster times in prospect for all events and the…

September 27 2010

Sizzling shortlist for 2010 Williamson Foodservice Highlands & Islands Food & Drink Awards

Thirty three companies, individuals and organisations across the Highlands and Islands are celebrating today as the shortlist for this year’s Williamson Foodservice Highlands & Islands Food & Drink Awards is…

August 31 2010

Fitness is fun for schools, clubs & disability groups taking part in Baxters River Ness 5K Fun Run

Have fun through fitness is the message from Baxters Loch Ness Marathon & Festival of Running as they invite all schools, youth clubs and disability groups to sign up for…

August 16 2010

Top chef Nick Nairn at the Williamson Foodservice Highlands & Islands Food & Drink Awards

Nick Nairn, Scotland’s best known chef, will share his passion for excellence with award winners and guests at this year’s Williamson Foodservice Highlands & Islands Food & Drink Awards taking…

June 15 2010

Run faster and raise cash for charity in the 2010 Baxters Loch Ness Marathon

Runners keen to enter the Baxters Loch Ness Marathon this year are encouraged to sign up now for a charity place for the event. Although general entry has already closed,…

May 10 2010

Reap the benefits of adding PR and social media to your business plan

Find out more about how public relations and, in particular, social media can benefit your business by coming along to the next Highlands & Islands Food & Drink Forum workshop…

May 10 2010

Baxters Loch Ness Marathon – new finish-line offers potential for faster course!

Less than two weeks before guaranteed entry closes on 1 May!

A new Baxters Loch Ness Marathon finish-line offers potential for runners to achieve faster times for this year’s event…

April 20 2010

Festival runners raise £661,000 for charity!

Organisers of the Baxters Loch Ness Marathon and Festival of Running have announced that the massive sum of £661,119 was raised for charities from the 2009 event.

The monies…

January 26 2010

Sweet taste of success for winners at Williamson Foodservice Highlands & Islands Food & Drink Awards

Businesses and individuals in the food and drink industry from across the Highlands and Islands enjoyed the sweet taste of success tonight (Friday 23 October) as the winners of this…

October 23 2009

Highlands & Islands food producers feature on the menu at Awards Dinner

Salmon, langoustine, fudge and vegetables provided by Highlands and Islands food producers Wester Ross Fisheries, the fishing vessels Mara Cestina and Replenish, the Isle of Skye Fudge Company and Williamson…

October 19 2009

Record breaking Simon Tonui wins 2009 Baxters Loch Ness Marathon in record year for entries

Macdonalds triumph over rivals to win Homecoming Clan Challenge

Simon Tonui of Birchfield Harriers was the winner of the 2009 Baxters Loch Ness Marathon today (Sunday 4 October), crossing the…

October 4 2009

Record entry for Baxters Loch Ness Marathon & Festival of Running

Entries for Baxters Loch Ness Marathon & Festival of Running have reached record levels for this year’s event taking place on 4 October 2009.  Entry numbers for the Marathon in…

September 28 2009

2009 Williamson Foodservice Highlands & Islands Food & Drink Awards Shortlist

Over 35 businesses and individuals from throughout the Highlands and Islands have found the recipe for success as they are recognised today (8 September) in the 2009 Williamson Foodservice Highlands…

September 8 2009

Enter now for the Baxters Loch Ness Marathon & Festival of Running

Runners entering next month’s Baxters Loch Ness Marathon & Festival of Running are reminded that Monday 14 September is the closing date for all events in the Festival, including the…

September 3 2009

Last call for entries to the Williamson Foodservice Highlands & Islands Food & Drink Awards

With just over two weeks remaining until the closing date for the prestigious Williamson Foodservice Highlands & Islands Food & Drink Awards, businesses and individuals involved in the food and…

June 30 2009

Charity and club runners enouraged to enter now

Baxters Loch Ness Marathon is set for a record entry to the event on 4 October 2009, as numbers currently show a 22% increase on last year’s figure. And with…

May 25 2009

Launch of the Williamson Foodservice Highlands & Islands Food & Drink Awards 2009

Entries open today (19 May) for the 2009 Williamson Foodservice Highlands & Islands Food & Drink Awards, a celebration of the best of food and drink produced and served in…

May 18 2009

Last call for entries for Baxters Loch Ness Marathon as 1 May deadline approaches

With the 1 May deadline for entries fast approaching, runners have less than a week remaining to submit their entry for a guaranteed place in this year’s Baxters Loch Ness…

April 23 2009

Baxters Loch Ness Marathon sees massive increase in entries

Organisers of the Baxters Loch Ness Marathon announced today that entry figures are a massive 47% up on this time last year, following the lifting of the ballot entry system…

March 30 2009

Run Home to Baxters Loch Ness Marathon & Festival of Running

Baxters Loch Ness Marathon & Festival of Running organisers have announced an exciting new development for this year’s event taking place on 4 October 2009: for the first time in…

January 15 2009