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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

What do you think? Let us know if you agree or disagree with these changes


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.


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