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

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

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

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


Shortage of peatland workers leading to delay in restoration works in Cairngorms

Shortage of peatland workers leading to delay in restoration works in Cairngorms

Shortage of peatland workers leading to delay in restoration works in Cairngorms

Covid and Brexit also blamed by national park chief for creating the problem


New shock report finds River Spey is shrinking fast

New shock report finds River Spey is shrinking fast

New shock report finds River Spey is shrinking fast

Spey Fishery Board calls for water in Spey tributaries to be restored as the impacts of hydro-electricity water diversions are made clear.


More peatlands restoration works lodged for by Kingussie and Tomatin

More peatlands restoration works lodged for by Kingussie and Tomatin

More peatlands restoration works lodged for by Kingussie and Tomatin

Two moors have plans to restore peat and prevent release of carbon and other global warming gases


Peatland restoration works starting to come through planning system in Badenoch and Strathspey

Peatland restoration works starting to come through planning system in Badenoch and Strathspey

Peatland restoration works starting to come through planning system in Badenoch and Strathspey

Change in Scottish planning policy has resulted in a raft of applications in recent weeks


Controlled burning is ‘shielding’ moorland from rising temperatures

Controlled burning is ‘shielding’ moorland from rising temperatures

Controlled burning is ‘shielding’ moorland from rising temperatures

Concerns over changes to legislation raised by the BASC.


Fund for coastal communities opens for applications today

Fund for coastal communities opens for applications today

Fund for coastal communities opens for applications today

A fund designed to support local regeneration and sustainable development around Scotland’s coast has opened for a second round of applications.


During water scarcity council supporting users with private water supplies

During water scarcity council supporting users with private water supplies

During water scarcity council supporting users with private water supplies

Highland Council's Environmental Health Team is advising users of private water supplies to take preventative steps to preserve their drinking water.


Deadline for garden bin permits renewal in Highlands is tomorrow

Deadline for garden bin permits renewal in Highlands is tomorrow

Deadline for garden bin permits renewal in Highlands is tomorrow

Permits can still be ordered after that but first collection will be missed


Plea to visitors to bin litter or take it home

Plea to visitors to bin litter or take it home

Plea to visitors to bin litter or take it home

Highland Council has issued a plea to visitors and the people of the region to play a positive part in ensuring the Highlands remain litter free.


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