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Highlanders urged to engage with Citizens' Panel to shape future of Scottish Parliament

Highlanders urged to engage with Citizens' Panel to shape future of Scottish Parliament

Highlanders urged to engage with Citizens' Panel to shape future of Scottish Parliament

10 August 2022

People will be selected at random to take part in a Citizens' Panel to improve how the Scottish Parliament engages with communities.


Kate Forbes MSP thrilled with safe arrival of baby girl

Kate Forbes MSP thrilled with safe arrival of baby girl

Kate Forbes MSP thrilled with safe arrival of baby girl

08 August 2022

The MSP described her daughter's safe arrival as a blessing and thanked the midwifery and nursing team at Raigmore Hospital.


WATCH: Why the UK may 'fail' to make its net zero targets without a Highland green freeport

WATCH: Why the UK may 'fail' to make its net zero targets without a Highland green freeport

WATCH: Why the UK may 'fail' to make its net zero targets without a Highland green freeport

01 August 2022

Nicky Marr sits down with the movers behind the bid to find out why the north is so important to green energy


CLIMATE CHANGE: 'For once, everyone's singing from the same hymn sheet'

CLIMATE CHANGE: 'For once, everyone's singing from the same hymn sheet'

CLIMATE CHANGE: 'For once, everyone's singing from the same hymn sheet'

31 July 2022

Highland Council is ramping up its commitments to achieving net zero with a dedicated climate change committee.


Action to build on forestry success story

Action to build on forestry success story

Action to build on forestry success story

31 July 2022

A new forestry plan has been published by the Scottish Government as it seeks to ensure woods benefit communities, the environment and the economy.


EXCLUSIVE: Scottish Conservative leader adds backing to green freeport bid

EXCLUSIVE: Scottish Conservative leader adds backing to green freeport bid

EXCLUSIVE: Scottish Conservative leader adds backing to green freeport bid

29 July 2022

TRANSFORMATIVE plans for a green freeport in Easter Ross have received a boost after Scottish Conservative leader Douglas Ross backed the project.


All three Highland MPs back a green freeport in the Cromarty Firth

All three Highland MPs back a green freeport in the Cromarty Firth

All three Highland MPs back a green freeport in the Cromarty Firth

24 July 2022

Though fears persist a 'raw political' decision could go against the Highlands where a freeport could 'reverse the decline'


Billions of investment and thousands of jobs will go abroad if Cromarty Firth loses out on green freeport

Billions of investment and thousands of jobs will go abroad if Cromarty Firth loses out on green freeport

Billions of investment and thousands of jobs will go abroad if Cromarty Firth loses out on green freeport

22 July 2022

Industry giants say the Cromarty Firth is the "only" place to site a freeport


Ross-shire claims frontrunner status in green freeport bid as industry heavyweights back proposal

Ross-shire claims frontrunner status in green freeport bid as industry heavyweights back proposal

Ross-shire claims frontrunner status in green freeport bid as industry heavyweights back proposal

21 July 2022

Jobs and investment are at stake as rival bidders strive for the status offering a variety of advantages for development.


Ross-shire fish packaging plant – what are the promotion prospects as staffing crisis flagged up

Ross-shire fish packaging plant – what are the promotion prospects as staffing crisis flagged up

Ross-shire fish packaging plant – what are the promotion prospects as staffing crisis flagged up

21 July 2022

The local MP says he will seek to ease some of the difficulties is securing new employees for the company, noting its growth is being restricted.


'Not the end of the line' says Stone as ScotRail restore timetable

'Not the end of the line' says Stone as ScotRail restore timetable

'Not the end of the line' says Stone as ScotRail restore timetable

19 July 2022

Jamie Stone, MP for Easter Ross, has welcomed news that ScotRail is set to restore its full summer timetable from tomorrow.


National Care Service aims to 'transform people's experience of social care support'

National Care Service aims to 'transform people's experience of social care support'

National Care Service aims to 'transform people's experience of social care support'

18 July 2022

What's planned for the development of the service.


JAMIE STONE: 'It was clear things were pretty terminal for Mr Johnson'

JAMIE STONE: 'It was clear things were pretty terminal for Mr Johnson'

JAMIE STONE: 'It was clear things were pretty terminal for Mr Johnson'

16 July 2022

Last Wednesday was a day that will stick in my memory for a very long time indeed.


Time for 'empty promises' on bank closures is over says Ross-shire MP

Time for 'empty promises' on bank closures is over says Ross-shire MP

Time for 'empty promises' on bank closures is over says Ross-shire MP

12 July 2022

Damaging bank and ATM closures hitting areas like Ross-shire disproportionately hard are affecting local residents and visitors alike, it is claimed.


Boost for Highland Green Freeport bid as ex-SSE Renewables chief is made chairman

Boost for Highland Green Freeport bid as ex-SSE Renewables chief is made chairman

Boost for Highland Green Freeport bid as ex-SSE Renewables chief is made chairman

12 July 2022

Jim Smith takes up the role as Opportunity Cromarty Firth awaits the UK and Scottish governments' decision


'Them's the breaks': Boris Johnson to remain as PM for months until a successor is found

'Them's the breaks': Boris Johnson to remain as PM for months until a successor is found

'Them's the breaks': Boris Johnson to remain as PM for months until a successor is found

07 July 2022

He said that he is sad ‘to be giving up the best job in the world but thems the breaks’


'Compulsive liar' Johnson leaves 'without honour' says Ross-shire MP

'Compulsive liar' Johnson leaves 'without honour' says Ross-shire MP

'Compulsive liar' Johnson leaves 'without honour' says Ross-shire MP

07 July 2022

The expected resignation of Boris Johnson as Tory party leader is "without honour, dignity or pride", says a Ross-shire MP.


Boris Johnson is to set to resign as Prime Minister

Boris Johnson is to set to resign as Prime Minister

Boris Johnson is to set to resign as Prime Minister

07 July 2022

Easter Ross MP Jamie Stone says the PM is a 'compulsive liar' while Ian Blackford said he should have gone months ago


MSP Kate Forbes says all political parties must improve how they deal with inappropriate behaviour

MSP Kate Forbes says all political parties must improve how they deal with inappropriate behaviour

MSP Kate Forbes says all political parties must improve how they deal with inappropriate behaviour

06 July 2022

The MSP, whose patch includes Dingwall and the Black Isle, was speaking as pressure on the PM to go mounts.


'Help tackle world's greatest challenges'

'Help tackle world's greatest challenges'

'Help tackle world's greatest challenges'

06 July 2022

'I encourage anyone in the Highlands who is eligible to make the most of this worthwhile opportunity.'


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