SCOTLAND's biggest national park risks creating more enclaves of second homes for rich people while failing to address the need for affordable housing, it is being claimed.
PASSENGERS on Britain's highest mountain railway are to be allowed direct access to the summit of Cairn Gorm for the first time since the Cairngorm funicular railway was opened ten years ago.
NEARLY 60 miles of eroded mountain paths in the Cairngorms will be repaired with the help of a £720,000 lottery windfall announced today.
THE guardians of Scotland's largest national park have approved a controversial plan to build up to 1,500 houses in a new "village in a forest".
A SCENIC area in the Cairngorms National Park has been named Britain's best picnic spot.
THE May bank holiday. The day before the start of June. As in other parts of Scotland, the sunkissed streets of Aviemore are full of people in shorts and T-shirts basking in temperatures in the mid 60s F. Less than ten miles away, kids are sledging and enjoying snowball fights while brightly-coloured skiers and snowboarders are sprinkled over the white covered slopes of Cairn Gorm.
SCOTLAND'S largest national park has reduced the number of houses it plans for the scenic area after being criticised for over- estimating future need.
A GLIDER pilot had to be airlifted to hospital after crashing into a mountain in the Cairngorms.
AFTER the best season for more than 15 years, the Cairngorm ski centre plans to continue weekend snow sports for the rest of this month.
PLANS to build up to 300 new houses in the Cairngorms National Park were approved yesterday despite local objections.
A NEW adventure playground opening in Aviemore next week will give a squirrel's eye view of the Cairngorms National Park.
THE CairnGorm Mountain resort has welcomed its 100,000th skier of a record-breaking year.
A RARE bee could help thwart plans to build nearly 200 homes in part of the Cairngorms National Park.
A PUBLIC agency was determined to push through the controversial Cairngorm funicular project at any cost and without properly regarding the risk to the public purse, according to MSPs.
SCOTLAND'S ski centres said today they had enjoyed the best start to the season in decades thanks to the continued cold snap.
SPEYSIDE Wildlife, based near Aviemore, runs bird, whale and mammal watching holidays in Scotland and other parts of the world, as well as mammal watching hides in the Cairngorms National Park.
THE future arrived in Scotland yesterday with the first electric car to be used by a rural community in Scotland.
TOURIST chiefs at Aviemore are celebrating the news yesterday that the resort will host a major international conference next year.