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MP praises immigration report arguing that free movement is vital for Highland economy

MP praises immigration report arguing that free movement is vital for Highland economy

MP praises immigration report arguing that free movement is vital for Highland economy

A HIGHLAND MP has hailed a report arguing that free movement of EU nationals in Scotland post-Brexit would help tackle the needs of the local economy.


Views sought over efforts to boost electric vehicle use and charging infrastructure

Views sought over efforts to boost electric vehicle use and charging infrastructure

Views sought over efforts to boost electric vehicle use and charging infrastructure

EFFORTS to boost electric vehicle use in the Highlands are in the works – and the council needs Strath residents' views to help with the moves.


Plans for free bus travel for children hailed by MSP

Plans for free bus travel for children hailed by MSP

Plans for free bus travel for children hailed by MSP

FREE bus travel for all under 18s in Badenoch and Strathspey will be of "enormous benefit" to the area's teens.


Strathspey MSP welcomes pledge of free bus travel for youngsters

Strathspey MSP welcomes pledge of free bus travel for youngsters

Strathspey MSP welcomes pledge of free bus travel for youngsters

The Scottish Government has said it hopes to introduce the scheme in January 2021


Free bus travel for children likely as Highland MSPs bridge the party gap to deliver a Scottish budget deal

Free bus travel for children likely as Highland MSPs bridge the party gap to deliver a Scottish budget deal

Free bus travel for children likely as Highland MSPs bridge the party gap to deliver a Scottish budget deal

Two Highland MSPs have been pivotal in securing a Scottish budget deal after a compromise was reached between the SNP government and the Greens.


Cabinet Secretary pushed in Holyrood for timeline for Cairngorm funicular repairs

Cabinet Secretary pushed in Holyrood for timeline for Cairngorm funicular repairs

Cabinet Secretary pushed in Holyrood for timeline for Cairngorm funicular repairs

The £20 million mountain railway has been out of action since September 2018 because of safety concerns over its concrete pillars


Green deal secured for youngsters to use public buses for free

Green deal secured for youngsters to use public buses for free

Green deal secured for youngsters to use public buses for free

All under-18s across Scotland will be able to use a concessionary scheme to travel for free on bus routes from next year


Highland MSP Kate Forbes to be new finance secretary

Highland MSP Kate Forbes to be new finance secretary

Highland MSP Kate Forbes to be new finance secretary

Amid a minor Scottish cabinet reshuffle Fergus Ewing also gets an expanded portfolio


Battle over A9 Cairngorms cycleway takes a new turn

Battle over A9 Cairngorms cycleway takes a new turn

Battle over A9 Cairngorms cycleway takes a new turn

There has been anger at Transport Scotland’s ongoing refusal to include the pathway for pedestrians and cyclists along with the big money project


Scottish Minister to attend Q&A event in Grantown

Scottish Minister to attend Q&A event in Grantown

Scottish Minister to attend Q&A event in Grantown

The gathering is being hosted by the SNP's branch in the town


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