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Community fridge offers Ross town more than cold comfort

26 September 2020
Community fridge offers Ross town more than cold comfort

Community fridge offers Ross town more than cold comfort

26 September 2020

A group of Dingwall volunteers who rallied to help people during the Covid-19 lockdown have taken their efforts a step further.


New SNP group leader on Highland Council is named

24 September 2020
New SNP group leader on Highland Council is named

New SNP group leader on Highland Council is named

24 September 2020

Cllr Raymond Bremner has been named the new leader of the SNP group in Highland Council.


Funding of £2.2 million will deliver 52 new teaching and support staff for Highland schools

24 September 2020
Funding of £2.2 million will deliver 52 new teaching and support staff for Highland schools

Funding of £2.2 million will deliver 52 new teaching and support staff for Highland schools

24 September 2020

The cash will be delivered over the next two years and will go directly on hiring staff to support education through the pandemic.


'Breathtaking disregard' for Scotland slammed after Treasury cancels autumn budget

23 September 2020
'Breathtaking disregard' for Scotland slammed after Treasury cancels autumn budget

'Breathtaking disregard' for Scotland slammed after Treasury cancels autumn budget

23 September 2020

She said it would directly impact budget setting for organisations like NHS Highland and Highland Council


Highland Council bids to take multi-million pound IT services contract in-house

22 September 2020
Highland Council bids to take multi-million pound IT services contract in-house

Highland Council bids to take multi-million pound IT services contract in-house

22 September 2020

The move aims to boost the Highland economy by retaining staff and using local sub-contractors as well as saving the taxpayer up to £1 million a year


Scottish Government bans different households from meeting and places new curfew on bars and restaurants

22 September 2020
Scottish Government bans different households from meeting and places new curfew on bars and restaurants

Scottish Government bans different households from meeting and places new curfew on bars and restaurants

22 September 2020

The new restrictions will come into effect on Friday but people are encouraged to abide by them now amid rising Covid infection rates


SNP trio told to do ‘honourable’ thing as row intensifies

22 September 2020
SNP trio told to do ‘honourable’ thing as row intensifies

SNP trio told to do ‘honourable’ thing as row intensifies

22 September 2020

Three SNP councillors who resigned from the party group on Highland Council have been told to do “the honourable thing” and resign their seats.


Nicola Sturgeon confirms new restrictions will be announced this week amid fears of a rising coronavirus infection rate

21 September 2020
Nicola Sturgeon confirms new restrictions will be announced this week amid fears of a rising coronavirus infection rate

Nicola Sturgeon confirms new restrictions will be announced this week amid fears of a rising coronavirus infection rate

21 September 2020

Nicola Sturgeon said she had worked through the weekend with advisors but no final decision on the measures had yet been taken


Ross-shire councillors leave SNP group amid recriminations

17 September 2020
Ross-shire councillors leave SNP group amid recriminations

Ross-shire councillors leave SNP group amid recriminations

17 September 2020

Re-instatement of two suspended councillors and in-fighting appears to have triggered a trio of resignations


Council calls an emergency budget meeting after First Minister put the brakes on coming out of lockdown

17 September 2020
Council calls an emergency budget meeting after First Minister put the brakes on coming out of lockdown

Council calls an emergency budget meeting after First Minister put the brakes on coming out of lockdown

17 September 2020

Council bosses said they could no longer standby proposals after the national picture changed


Highland Council unanimously rejects Boundary Commission proposals to redraw ward boundaries and reduce councillor numbers

17 September 2020
Highland Council unanimously rejects Boundary Commission proposals to redraw ward boundaries and reduce councillor numbers

Highland Council unanimously rejects Boundary Commission proposals to redraw ward boundaries and reduce councillor numbers

17 September 2020

Boundary Commission proposals to redraw Highland Council ward maps have been described as an "attack on democracy" in the region.


Ross-shire facility can help plug STEM skills gap

13 September 2020
Ross-shire facility can help plug STEM skills gap

Ross-shire facility can help plug STEM skills gap

13 September 2020

A project that will breathe fresh life into a landmark at the heart of Dingwall could also be a game-changer in halting the brain drain.


Superfast broadband rural roll-out closer after court case

12 September 2020
Superfast broadband rural roll-out closer after court case

Superfast broadband rural roll-out closer after court case

12 September 2020

Court case that was holding-up the delivery of superfast broadband to the Highlands settled – but delays still anticipated.


Nigg playing part in Highland tidal power project

12 September 2020
Nigg playing part in Highland tidal power project

Nigg playing part in Highland tidal power project

12 September 2020

The success of a pioneering tidal power project could open the doors to the birth of a new industry in the Highlands.


Highland U-turn on council plans to delay roll out of government-funded childcare

11 September 2020
Highland U-turn on council plans to delay roll out of government-funded childcare

Highland U-turn on council plans to delay roll out of government-funded childcare

11 September 2020

Highland Council has announced a U-turn on provision of additional free childcare after pressure from politicians and parents.


Highland Council is fuming over 'monkey with a paint brush' plans to redraw boundaries and cut the number of elected representatives

08 September 2020
Highland Council is fuming over 'monkey with a paint brush' plans to redraw boundaries and cut the number of elected representatives

Highland Council is fuming over 'monkey with a paint brush' plans to redraw boundaries and cut the number of elected representatives

08 September 2020

Councillors will be asked to reject 'significant and detrimental' boundary changes later this week


Highlanders urged to tell their stories to feature in multi-million pound regeneration to make attraction a world-class lure

04 September 2020
Highlanders urged to tell their stories to feature in multi-million pound regeneration to make attraction a world-class lure

Highlanders urged to tell their stories to feature in multi-million pound regeneration to make attraction a world-class lure

04 September 2020

The project aims to write the autobiography of the Highlands while encouraging tourists to visit all parts of the region


First Minister plans Indyref2 as programme for government unveiled

01 September 2020
First Minister plans Indyref2 as programme for government unveiled

First Minister plans Indyref2 as programme for government unveiled

01 September 2020

Nicola Sturgeon sets out plans in response to Covid and towards longer-term aims.


Scottish Conservatives launch plan for investment across the country including a rural tourism fund

31 August 2020
Scottish Conservatives launch plan for investment across the country including a rural tourism fund

Scottish Conservatives launch plan for investment across the country including a rural tourism fund

31 August 2020

Scottish Conservative leader Douglas Ross is set to announce an ambitious jobs and economic recovery plan from Inverness later today.


New Highland prison constructions cost rise by more than £11 million but go-ahead given to the tendering process

28 August 2020
New Highland prison constructions cost rise by more than £11 million but go-ahead given to the tendering process

New Highland prison constructions cost rise by more than £11 million but go-ahead given to the tendering process

28 August 2020

The new prison might only be operational by 2024 due to alleged 'dithering' by the justice secretary


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