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Highland Council bids to tackle the region’s housing crisis with a full-time empty homes officer

22 November 2021
Highland Council bids to tackle the region’s housing crisis with a full-time empty homes officer

Highland Council bids to tackle the region’s housing crisis with a full-time empty homes officer

22 November 2021

Official will work with home-owners to bring privately-owned empty properties back into use across region


Grantown shows initiative over return of public loos

15 November 2021
Grantown shows initiative over return of public loos

Grantown shows initiative over return of public loos

15 November 2021

Hopes that Burnfield facilities can be back in use by next Spring after sale to community group for £1


Strath's MP slams 'false claims' on social media as diversionary tactic over 'Tory corruption'

11 November 2021
Strath's MP slams 'false claims' on social media as diversionary tactic over 'Tory corruption'

Strath's MP slams 'false claims' on social media as diversionary tactic over 'Tory corruption'

11 November 2021

Drew Hendry has labelled allegation he was drunk on flight to see troops in Gibraltar as 'deeply disappointing'


Police chief says 'return to normality' has led to rise in crime in Badenoch and Strathspey

10 November 2021
Police chief says 'return to normality' has led to rise in crime in Badenoch and Strathspey

Police chief says 'return to normality' has led to rise in crime in Badenoch and Strathspey

10 November 2021

Covid and policing demands for COP26 have also put force under pressure


Highland Council is likened to the ‘Kremlin’ by angry members

06 November 2021
Highland Council is likened to the ‘Kremlin’ by angry members

Highland Council is likened to the ‘Kremlin’ by angry members

06 November 2021

Serious issues 'yet the council leaders raced their way to the end with evasive and even one-word answers'


Scottish space strategy aims for the stars and £4 billion share of a global industry

03 November 2021
Scottish space strategy aims for the stars and £4 billion share of a global industry

Scottish space strategy aims for the stars and £4 billion share of a global industry

03 November 2021

Finance Secretary Kate Forbes says the Highlands is one area that is leading the way


Highland Council reaches 'milestone' in ditching £40 million IT contract

04 October 2021
Highland Council reaches 'milestone' in ditching £40 million IT contract

Highland Council reaches 'milestone' in ditching £40 million IT contract

04 October 2021

The local authority wants to bring the problematic contract in-house


Highland Council agrees to back a series of cheap overnight campervan stops

29 September 2021
Highland Council agrees to back a series of cheap overnight campervan stops

Highland Council agrees to back a series of cheap overnight campervan stops

29 September 2021

'We need to develop more facilities that meet demand whilst protecting the environment'


Controversial plan to overhaul Highland Council wards is rejected

28 September 2021
Controversial plan to overhaul Highland Council wards is rejected

Controversial plan to overhaul Highland Council wards is rejected

28 September 2021

The Scottish Boundaries proposals triggered outrage and MSP Emma Roddick branded them 'unfit'


MSP calls for rail and track improvements across the Highlands

23 September 2021
MSP calls for rail and track improvements across the Highlands

MSP calls for rail and track improvements across the Highlands

23 September 2021

Emma Roddick says ‘I find it bizarre that ScotRail is using current passenger numbers to justify service reductions’


Tributes are paid following death of Highland councillor

21 September 2021
Tributes are paid following death of Highland councillor

Tributes are paid following death of Highland councillor

21 September 2021

Conservative group leader Andrew Jarvie says colleague will be missed 'by a great many people across the Highlands'


Several hundred pounds in petty cash goes AWOL at Highland Council

21 September 2021
Several hundred pounds in petty cash goes AWOL at Highland Council

Several hundred pounds in petty cash goes AWOL at Highland Council

21 September 2021

Money went missing at an unidentified facility after bosses failed to lock-up the cash


Highland MSP welcomes SNP "U-turn" on NHS bullying debate in Holyrood

19 September 2021
Highland MSP welcomes SNP "U-turn" on NHS bullying debate in Holyrood

Highland MSP welcomes SNP "U-turn" on NHS bullying debate in Holyrood

19 September 2021

Edward Mountain said 'the wellbeing of some of our NHS staff is at stake and the Scottish Government cannot avoid the issue'


Campaigners urge Highland Council to divest from fossil fuel and armaments funds

09 September 2021
Campaigners urge Highland Council to divest from fossil fuel and armaments funds

Campaigners urge Highland Council to divest from fossil fuel and armaments funds

09 September 2021

Groups turned out in support of a motion by Badenoch and Strathspey councillor Pippa Hadley and colleague


Highlands have worst school estate in Scotland

09 September 2021
Highlands have worst school estate in Scotland

Highlands have worst school estate in Scotland

09 September 2021

According to national figures one third of primaries and one quarter of secondaries that are in 'poor' condition in region


Sturgeon wants to hold Indyref2 before the end of 2023

07 September 2021
Sturgeon wants to hold Indyref2 before the end of 2023

Sturgeon wants to hold Indyref2 before the end of 2023

07 September 2021

'Our aim, Covid permitting, is that it will be in the first half of this Parliament'


More than 1000 pupils and 150 staff are self-isolating due to the surge in Covid cases

02 September 2021
More than 1000 pupils and 150 staff are self-isolating due to the surge in Covid cases

More than 1000 pupils and 150 staff are self-isolating due to the surge in Covid cases

02 September 2021

Council bosses warns the pressure is mounting in tandem with the number of cases


'Learn from past mistakes' when it comes to Highlands' road network

02 September 2021
'Learn from past mistakes' when it comes to Highlands' road network

'Learn from past mistakes' when it comes to Highlands' road network

02 September 2021

Local authority has been referred twice in recent weeks to statutory agencies over its roads maintenance performance


Claims Scottish Government is 'letting criminals off lightly' in Highlands

02 September 2021
Claims Scottish Government is 'letting criminals off lightly' in Highlands

Claims Scottish Government is 'letting criminals off lightly' in Highlands

02 September 2021

More than 11,000 hours unpaid hours of work handed to criminals wiped out across region


Highland councillors reject a 'simply unbelievable' proposal to build flats along the A9

24 August 2021
Highland councillors reject a 'simply unbelievable' proposal to build flats along the A9

Highland councillors reject a 'simply unbelievable' proposal to build flats along the A9

24 August 2021

The three-storey buildings were refused planning permission amid concerns about noise and air pollution


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