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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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Highland Council convener delivers blunt message to Transport Secretary Màiri McAllan

20 July 2023
Highland Council convener delivers blunt message to Transport Secretary Màiri McAllan

Highland Council convener delivers blunt message to Transport Secretary Màiri McAllan

20 July 2023

'My community is sick and fed up of seeing body bags being taken off the A9'


Transport secretary says 'there is nothing that I won’t consider' to make the A9 safer

19 July 2023
Transport secretary says 'there is nothing that I won’t consider' to make the A9 safer

Transport secretary says 'there is nothing that I won’t consider' to make the A9 safer

19 July 2023

Mairi McAllan was applauded for her stance as she admits 'as I said in my opening remarks, I hate junctions.'


Fergus Ewing: If the First Minister cannot deliver A9 dualling then ‘he must consider his position’

19 July 2023
Fergus Ewing: If the First Minister cannot deliver A9 dualling then ‘he must consider his position’

Fergus Ewing: If the First Minister cannot deliver A9 dualling then ‘he must consider his position’

19 July 2023

The MSP added ‘I can only say that my shame is that we haven't made more progress.’


Transport secretary Mairi McAllan says her 'heart is in her mouth' driving on the A9

19 July 2023
Transport secretary Mairi McAllan says her 'heart is in her mouth' driving on the A9

Transport secretary Mairi McAllan says her 'heart is in her mouth' driving on the A9

19 July 2023

She adds that 'anyone who doesn’t feel safe when driving the route – I am with you on that.'


Fergus Ewing: 'I will no longer be able to support this government' without A9 progress

18 July 2023
Fergus Ewing: 'I will no longer be able to support this government' without A9 progress

Fergus Ewing: 'I will no longer be able to support this government' without A9 progress

18 July 2023

At the Inverness Courier A9 Crisis Summit he said without progress then 'frankly, I don’t think we deserve to continue to be in government.'


Transport secretary Mairi McAllan to join panel at The Inverness Courier A9 Crisis Summit

17 July 2023
Transport secretary Mairi McAllan to join panel at The Inverness Courier A9 Crisis Summit

Transport secretary Mairi McAllan to join panel at The Inverness Courier A9 Crisis Summit

17 July 2023

Full list of speakers attending the event to discuss delayed dualling project and safety measures.


Highland MSP asks First Minister to ‘get the ball rolling' on replacing Raigmore

15 July 2023
Highland MSP asks First Minister to ‘get the ball rolling' on replacing Raigmore

Highland MSP asks First Minister to ‘get the ball rolling' on replacing Raigmore

15 July 2023

Edward Mountain wrote to Humza Yousaf after his campaign for a new Highland general hospital won widespread support.


Ross-shire has more schools in a 'poor' condition than any other part of the Highlands

13 July 2023
Ross-shire has more schools in a 'poor' condition than any other part of the Highlands

Ross-shire has more schools in a 'poor' condition than any other part of the Highlands

13 July 2023

Scottish Government numbers show that more than 35 per cent of Highland school buildings are inadequate.


Highland home owners devastated by 'sickening' Bank of England interest rate hikes

13 July 2023
Highland home owners devastated by 'sickening' Bank of England interest rate hikes

Highland home owners devastated by 'sickening' Bank of England interest rate hikes

13 July 2023

Prospective home owners in the region could see 68 per cent of their wages swallowed by mortgage payments


Holyrood’s finance committee launches probe into proposed Green Freeports tax relief

11 July 2023
Holyrood’s finance committee launches probe into proposed Green Freeports tax relief

Holyrood’s finance committee launches probe into proposed Green Freeports tax relief

11 July 2023

Do you think freeport businesses should get relief from Land and Building Transaction Tax? Inquiry seeks views


Campaigner says there are ways to improve safety on 'appalling' A9 now

11 July 2023
Campaigner says there are ways to improve safety on 'appalling' A9 now

Campaigner says there are ways to improve safety on 'appalling' A9 now

11 July 2023

Ian Donaldson says 'death trap junctions' are an 'appalling situation that could be improved fairly easily.'


MSP to ask Highland Council to impose 40mph speed limit on the Dingwall to Strathpeffer road

10 July 2023
MSP to ask Highland Council to impose 40mph speed limit on the Dingwall to Strathpeffer road

MSP to ask Highland Council to impose 40mph speed limit on the Dingwall to Strathpeffer road

10 July 2023

Conservative MSP Edward Mountain has met residents who reiterated their fears about speeding motorists on the A834.


12 days of disruption in Dingwall as road works set to close Tulloch Avenue

01 July 2023
12 days of disruption in Dingwall as road works set to close Tulloch Avenue

12 days of disruption in Dingwall as road works set to close Tulloch Avenue

01 July 2023

Highland Council warns only residents can access the road but there will be no through traffic or buses


Overhaul leaves the Highlands struggling with the three biggest Westminster constituencies

28 June 2023
Overhaul leaves the Highlands struggling with the three biggest Westminster constituencies

Overhaul leaves the Highlands struggling with the three biggest Westminster constituencies

28 June 2023

The final Boundary Commission report will also see Scotland lose two MPs


Watch: Transport secretary raises doubts about a new A9 dualling deadline by the autumn

28 June 2023
Watch: Transport secretary raises doubts about a new A9 dualling deadline by the autumn

Watch: Transport secretary raises doubts about a new A9 dualling deadline by the autumn

28 June 2023

Mairi MacAllan only confirmed the long-awaited Autumn update would contain 'next steps'


Rise in A9 deaths is ‘inevitable’ as government is told 'it is within your power' to resolve

26 June 2023
Rise in A9 deaths is ‘inevitable’ as government is told 'it is within your power' to resolve

Rise in A9 deaths is ‘inevitable’ as government is told 'it is within your power' to resolve

26 June 2023

Campaigner Laura Hansler fears the First Minister's 'cast iron commitment is in danger of rusting away.'


Memorial service for Winnie Ewing to be held next month

26 June 2023
Memorial service for Winnie Ewing to be held next month

Memorial service for Winnie Ewing to be held next month

26 June 2023

'All are welcome' at the service in the cathedral while a private funeral will take place this week


Bid to slash charges for groups renting council properties to be decided

24 June 2023
Bid to slash charges for groups renting council properties to be decided

Bid to slash charges for groups renting council properties to be decided

24 June 2023

The issue will appear returns to Highland Council but the finance bosses said it would cost £128,000 to £192,000.


NHS Highland confirms cancer patients set to restart treatment after staffing crisis

24 June 2023
NHS Highland confirms cancer patients set to restart treatment after staffing crisis

NHS Highland confirms cancer patients set to restart treatment after staffing crisis

24 June 2023

It is planned the treatment will start in July but some patients will have to travel to other boards outside the region


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