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Tributes paid to Highland Councillor Ian Ramon following his death last week

21 September 2021
Tributes paid to Highland Councillor Ian Ramon following his death last week

Tributes paid to Highland Councillor Ian Ramon following his death last week

21 September 2021

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


Time to stop foot-dragging over Dingwall school

18 September 2021
Time to stop foot-dragging over Dingwall school

Time to stop foot-dragging over Dingwall school

18 September 2021

A ROSS-shire councillor has issued a stinging attack on the local authority over the ongoing failure to deliver plans for a special school.


Highland Council aims to create an energy from waste hub on the Longman

18 September 2021
Highland Council aims to create an energy from waste hub on the Longman

Highland Council aims to create an energy from waste hub on the Longman

18 September 2021

The plant could cost up to £190 million but would save the council £11 million a year disposing of 80,000 tonnes of rubbish


Fly-tipping: 'It’s time we beefed-up penalties and send out a clear message'

14 September 2021
Fly-tipping: 'It’s time we beefed-up penalties and send out a clear message'

Fly-tipping: 'It’s time we beefed-up penalties and send out a clear message'

14 September 2021

MSP Jamie Halcro Johnston says 'What I’ve heard repeatedly is that public bodies often don’t have the powers to tackle the worst offenders'


Step forward for 'snail's pace' Highland prison plans

14 September 2021
Step forward for 'snail's pace' Highland prison plans

Step forward for 'snail's pace' Highland prison plans

14 September 2021

The contract to start work on a new Inverness Prison is set to be awarded this month.


Watch: Janey Godley features in video posted by Highland Council despite fury over her slurs

09 September 2021
Watch: Janey Godley features in video posted by Highland Council despite fury over her slurs

Watch: Janey Godley features in video posted by Highland Council despite fury over her slurs

09 September 2021

The council was slammed for using the controversial comic


PROTEST: Coalition of groups lobby Highland Council over 'unethical' pension fund investments

09 September 2021
PROTEST: Coalition of groups lobby Highland Council over 'unethical' pension fund investments

PROTEST: Coalition of groups lobby Highland Council over 'unethical' pension fund investments

09 September 2021

One campaigner Anne Thomas says 'There is an opportunity to invest this money in things which benefit both people and the planet'


Highlands have worst school estate in Scotland

08 September 2021
Highlands have worst school estate in Scotland

Highlands have worst school estate in Scotland

08 September 2021

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


Dingwall Academy pupils are sent home at lunchtime as Covid sparks a wave of staff absences

08 September 2021
Dingwall Academy pupils are sent home at lunchtime as Covid sparks a wave of staff absences

Dingwall Academy pupils are sent home at lunchtime as Covid sparks a wave of staff absences

08 September 2021

Head teacher Karen Cormack wrote parents that 'we have reached a point today where we do not have enough staff left to cover the full day'


First Minister Nicola Sturgeon aims to hold Indyref2 before end of 2023

08 September 2021
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon aims to hold Indyref2 before end of 2023

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon aims to hold Indyref2 before end of 2023

08 September 2021

She says 'our aim, Covid permitting, is that it will be in the first half of this Parliament – before the end of 2023'


Highland MSP slams 'slap in the face' to victims of crime as payback orders 'written off'

06 September 2021
Highland MSP slams 'slap in the face' to victims of crime as payback orders 'written off'

Highland MSP slams 'slap in the face' to victims of crime as payback orders 'written off'

06 September 2021

Claims that criminals are 'getting off lightly' with community payback order hours 'written off' has sparked a political row.


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


Highland Council confirms that 1140 hours of free early learning and childcare is now operational

02 September 2021
Highland Council confirms that 1140 hours of free early learning and childcare is now operational

Highland Council confirms that 1140 hours of free early learning and childcare is now operational

02 September 2021

MSP Maree Todd praised the council for finally crossing the finish line


Commissioner asked to probe repair work

28 August 2021
Commissioner asked to probe repair work

Commissioner asked to probe repair work

28 August 2021

MSP Maree Todd wants the commissioner to probe Highland road repairs, claiming the region is being outperformed by other local authorities.


Council sets out plans aimed at coping with winter weather

27 August 2021
Council sets out plans aimed at coping with winter weather

Council sets out plans aimed at coping with winter weather

27 August 2021

While summer memories are still fresh for many councillors have been hearing how preparations are under way for the arrival of winter.


Council says it is making 'substantial progress' on IT overhaul

24 August 2021
Council says it is making 'substantial progress' on IT overhaul

Council says it is making 'substantial progress' on IT overhaul

24 August 2021

The bid to bring the service in-house could save up to £1 million a year and provide local jobs


Troops set off from Highland base ahead of possible deployment to Afghanistan

23 August 2021
Troops set off from Highland base ahead of possible deployment to Afghanistan

Troops set off from Highland base ahead of possible deployment to Afghanistan

23 August 2021

Approximately 200 troops from 3 Scots the Black Watch have left Fort George before potentially being deployed to Afghanistan.


People power prompts rethink on controversial Dingwall traffic-calming proposals

21 August 2021
People power prompts rethink on controversial Dingwall traffic-calming proposals

People power prompts rethink on controversial Dingwall traffic-calming proposals

21 August 2021

Dingwall residents are celebrating victory in a stand-off with Highland Council over "pointless" traffic calming measures.


Ross housing society staff 'ready to strike' over pay offer

20 August 2021
Ross housing society staff 'ready to strike' over pay offer

Ross housing society staff 'ready to strike' over pay offer

20 August 2021

STAFF at a housing association responsible for over 1000 properties in Ross-shire are ready to take strike action over pay.


New Tain school campus bid reaches new milestone as planning notice tabled

14 August 2021
New Tain school campus bid reaches new milestone as planning notice tabled

New Tain school campus bid reaches new milestone as planning notice tabled

14 August 2021

An advance planning notice has been submitted for the new Tain 3 – 18 campus marking a major milestone on the road to delivering the project.


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