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Council says 'no way' to No Mow May plans over almost £350,000 cost for 'special mowers'

03 September 2023
Council says 'no way' to No Mow May plans over almost £350,000 cost for 'special mowers'

Council says 'no way' to No Mow May plans over almost £350,000 cost for 'special mowers'

03 September 2023

Bosses are concerned about the cost 'specialist mowers,' dealing with waste and 'unquantified additional costs.'


Council agrees to charge entry for the Red Hot Highland Fling this Hogmanay – here's what it will cost

03 September 2023
Council agrees to charge entry for the Red Hot Highland Fling this Hogmanay – here's what it will cost

Council agrees to charge entry for the Red Hot Highland Fling this Hogmanay – here's what it will cost

03 September 2023

Critics warn it could see the end of the event amid plummeting post-Covid attendances.


Ex politician Rory Stewart claims Loch Ness Monster has been ‘proven to be a hoax’

02 September 2023
Ex politician Rory Stewart claims Loch Ness Monster has been ‘proven to be a hoax’

Ex politician Rory Stewart claims Loch Ness Monster has been ‘proven to be a hoax’

02 September 2023

But Alastair Campbell says he might as well have announced that 'Santa Claus is dead.'


Call for action over 'eyesore' Commercial Bar empty for years

02 September 2023
Call for action over 'eyesore' Commercial Bar empty for years

Call for action over 'eyesore' Commercial Bar empty for years

02 September 2023

Highland Council granted the property a 100% unoccupied exemption so the owner pays no tax.


Highland MSP Edward Mountain announces details of his ‘Let’s Talk Health’ summit

31 August 2023
Highland MSP Edward Mountain announces details of his ‘Let’s Talk Health’ summit

Highland MSP Edward Mountain announces details of his ‘Let’s Talk Health’ summit

31 August 2023

The meeting will focus on how to deliver healthcare in the Highlands in the future and will feature a panel discussion and an audience Q&A.


One month for operators to get a short term let licence under controversial scheme

31 August 2023
One month for operators to get a short term let licence under controversial scheme

One month for operators to get a short term let licence under controversial scheme

31 August 2023

Owner of The Gatehouse near Thurso Maree McLeod says 'the process of applying for a short-term let with Highland Council was made easy.'


BREAKING: Highland Council agrees controversial Academy Street plans despite opposition

28 August 2023
BREAKING: Highland Council agrees controversial Academy Street plans despite opposition

BREAKING: Highland Council agrees controversial Academy Street plans despite opposition

28 August 2023

In doing so the SNP-led administration voted against giving the public a voice through a referendum on the matter.


Home births are more 'natural' and could save NHS Highland ‘a fortune’

28 August 2023
Home births are more 'natural' and could save NHS Highland ‘a fortune’

Home births are more 'natural' and could save NHS Highland ‘a fortune’

28 August 2023

Former midwife Sheila MacDonald says 'for the vast majority of women they should be able to birth without medical intervention.'


Michael Gove is 'incredibly impressed' after visit to Nigg checking Green Freeport progress

23 August 2023
Michael Gove is 'incredibly impressed' after visit to Nigg checking Green Freeport progress

Michael Gove is 'incredibly impressed' after visit to Nigg checking Green Freeport progress

23 August 2023

But the Levelling Up secretary is worried that not dualling the A9 may limit the 'full economic and social benefits.'


Explained: why the Mallard now has a ‘concentration camp-like’ fence around the back door

18 August 2023
Explained: why the Mallard now has a ‘concentration camp-like’ fence around the back door

Explained: why the Mallard now has a ‘concentration camp-like’ fence around the back door

18 August 2023

Scotrail undertook the work citing safety on match days but some are unconvinced


What on earth is going on with the new fence around the back of the Mallard?

16 August 2023
What on earth is going on with the new fence around the back of the Mallard?

What on earth is going on with the new fence around the back of the Mallard?

16 August 2023

Network Rail workers have erected a ‘concentration camp-style’ fence around the door


Highland port shares more on £300 million development plan

31 July 2023
Highland port shares more on £300 million development plan

Highland port shares more on £300 million development plan

31 July 2023

Hundreds of jobs are expected to be supported by the development of the port.


Read Caley Thistle CEO Scot Gardiner's full statement backing A9 dualling

27 July 2023
Read Caley Thistle CEO Scot Gardiner's full statement backing A9 dualling

Read Caley Thistle CEO Scot Gardiner's full statement backing A9 dualling

27 July 2023

He says 'all of us in the Highlands feel the same terrible knot in the stomach when we hear there has been another accident on the A9.'


Read Ross County CEO Steven Ferguson's full statement backing the A9 dualling

27 July 2023
Read Ross County CEO Steven Ferguson's full statement backing the A9 dualling

Read Ross County CEO Steven Ferguson's full statement backing the A9 dualling

27 July 2023

He says 'the main issue for us travelling the A9 regularly will be the same as for any other individual, family or business – and that is safety.'


Ross County and Caley Thistle issue impassioned plea backing A9 dualling

27 July 2023
Ross County and Caley Thistle issue impassioned plea backing A9 dualling

Ross County and Caley Thistle issue impassioned plea backing A9 dualling

27 July 2023

Staggies CEO Steven Ferguson says 'there have been some horrendous accidents that sadly have resulted in too many people losing their lives.'


Ross County and Caley Thistle issue impassioned plea backing A9 dualling

27 July 2023
Ross County and Caley Thistle issue impassioned plea backing A9 dualling

Ross County and Caley Thistle issue impassioned plea backing A9 dualling

27 July 2023

Staggies CEO Steven Ferguson says 'there have been some horrendous accidents that sadly have resulted in too many people losing their lives.'


Scottish Government steps in to give NHS Highland 'tailored financial support'

27 July 2023
Scottish Government steps in to give NHS Highland 'tailored financial support'

Scottish Government steps in to give NHS Highland 'tailored financial support'

27 July 2023

The board is battling an estimated £55.7 million budget gap.


NHS Highland's acute services continue to struggle to meet national targets

26 July 2023
NHS Highland's acute services continue to struggle to meet national targets

NHS Highland's acute services continue to struggle to meet national targets

26 July 2023

Demand is up and mental health services are struggling to keep up while like elsewhere the treatment time guarantee is not being met.


Fears parts of Highland hospitals containing faulty concrete at risk of collapse

25 July 2023
Fears parts of Highland hospitals containing faulty concrete at risk of collapse

Fears parts of Highland hospitals containing faulty concrete at risk of collapse

25 July 2023

Desktop survey says parts of Raigmore, Caithness General and Lawson Memorial hospitals are potentially problematic.


PICTURES: First look at Highland Council’s plans for Academy Street in Inverness

20 July 2023
PICTURES: First look at Highland Council’s plans for Academy Street in Inverness

PICTURES: First look at Highland Council’s plans for Academy Street in Inverness

20 July 2023

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