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Train drivers union to put improved pay offer to members after ScotRail talks

Train drivers union to put improved pay offer to members after ScotRail talks

Train drivers union to put improved pay offer to members after ScotRail talks

27 May 2022

Rail disruption has seen more than half the services in the north Highlands cancelled


New Highland Council leader backs bid for Cromarty Firth Green Freeport

New Highland Council leader backs bid for Cromarty Firth Green Freeport

New Highland Council leader backs bid for Cromarty Firth Green Freeport

26 May 2022

A new study finds a freeport would 'revolutionise the Highland economy'


SNP Councillor Raymond Bremner elected as Highland Council leader

SNP Councillor Raymond Bremner elected as Highland Council leader

SNP Councillor Raymond Bremner elected as Highland Council leader

26 May 2022

Political leadership of the local authority sealed as Independent Bill Lobban becomes convener


Highland Council leader and convener confirmed: 'The winds of change are blowing through this chamber, let's hope that they are a breath of fresh air'

Highland Council leader and convener confirmed: 'The winds of change are blowing through this chamber, let's hope that they are a breath of fresh air'

Highland Council leader and convener confirmed: 'The winds of change are blowing through this chamber, let's hope that they are a breath of fresh air'

26 May 2022

Political leadership of the local authority sealed as Independent Bill Lobban becomes convener


Highland Council is to decide its political administration tomorrow

Highland Council is to decide its political administration tomorrow

Highland Council is to decide its political administration tomorrow

25 May 2022

With Caithness Councillor Raymond Bremner set to become council leader


'Partygate' probe finds there is 'no excuse for some of the behaviour'

'Partygate' probe finds there is 'no excuse for some of the behaviour'

'Partygate' probe finds there is 'no excuse for some of the behaviour'

25 May 2022

Sue Gray states again there were 'failures of leadership and judgement in No 10 and the Cabinet Office'


Profile: Raymond Bremner is expected to be the new Highland Council Leader

Profile: Raymond Bremner is expected to be the new Highland Council Leader

Profile: Raymond Bremner is expected to be the new Highland Council Leader

18 May 2022

So who is the man widely tipped to become one of the most powerful politicians in the region?


What next for new Ross-shire representatives on Highland Council?

What next for new Ross-shire representatives on Highland Council?

What next for new Ross-shire representatives on Highland Council?

18 May 2022

They have been elected to represent Ross-shire – so what next for the new crop on Highland Council?


Top financial boss set to leave Highland Council for 'exciting new challenge'

Top financial boss set to leave Highland Council for 'exciting new challenge'

Top financial boss set to leave Highland Council for 'exciting new challenge'

18 May 2022

Liz Denovan is set to take up 'an exciting new role in the North of Scotland'


Conservatives fear SNP-Independent council coalition will put Nicola Sturgeon 'in the driving seat' in Highlands

Conservatives fear SNP-Independent council coalition will put Nicola Sturgeon 'in the driving seat' in Highlands

Conservatives fear SNP-Independent council coalition will put Nicola Sturgeon 'in the driving seat' in Highlands

18 May 2022

Councillors insist the focus must be on local issues


SNP and Independents confirm deal to lead Highland Council

SNP and Independents confirm deal to lead Highland Council

SNP and Independents confirm deal to lead Highland Council

17 May 2022

The move will need to be ratified at a full meeting of Highland Council next week


Breaking: Agreement reached for the SNP and Independent groups to lead Highland Council

Breaking: Agreement reached for the SNP and Independent groups to lead Highland Council

Breaking: Agreement reached for the SNP and Independent groups to lead Highland Council

16 May 2022

An official announcement is expected to confirm the move


Light shed on Black Isle accident black spot as MSP presses for further safety measures

Light shed on Black Isle accident black spot as MSP presses for further safety measures

Light shed on Black Isle accident black spot as MSP presses for further safety measures

16 May 2022

Kate Forbes MSP has said she hopes that the new street lighting around the Munlochy junction will help improve road safety at the accident black spot.


Highland MSP Emma Roddick leads debate on LGBTQI+ alcohol harm

Highland MSP Emma Roddick leads debate on LGBTQI+ alcohol harm

Highland MSP Emma Roddick leads debate on LGBTQI+ alcohol harm

12 May 2022

Emma Roddick led a debate in Scottish Parliament yesterday speaking on a newly published report and the harm of alcohol against LGBTQI+ people.


New Ross-shire representative will 'hold the council’s feet to the fire' over top priorities

New Ross-shire representative will 'hold the council’s feet to the fire' over top priorities

New Ross-shire representative will 'hold the council’s feet to the fire' over top priorities

12 May 2022

Cllr Patrick Logue (28) says he is delighted to get the chance to represent his area of Ross-shire on Highland Council – and has immediate plans.


Ross MP calls for mileage increases for rural healthcare staff on Nurses' Day

Ross MP calls for mileage increases for rural healthcare staff on Nurses' Day

Ross MP calls for mileage increases for rural healthcare staff on Nurses' Day

12 May 2022

MP Jamie Stone has today marked Nurses' Day by calling for a better deal for healthcare staff who travel around the Highlands as part of their job.


Who will lead the newly elected Highland Council?

Who will lead the newly elected Highland Council?

Who will lead the newly elected Highland Council?

12 May 2022

Horse-trading is under way as top councillors bid to thrash out a deal to form the new political administration of Highland Council.


Newly elected Highland Council representatives 'work together' call

Newly elected Highland Council representatives 'work together' call

Newly elected Highland Council representatives 'work together' call

11 May 2022

Two Inverness area councillors elected at Highland Council have both said that collaboration will be key in the next five years.


Maree Todd contacts Police Scotland about speeding drivers on North Coast 500 route

Maree Todd contacts Police Scotland about speeding drivers on North Coast 500 route

Maree Todd contacts Police Scotland about speeding drivers on North Coast 500 route

11 May 2022

North MSP claims the behaviour of some drivers on NC500 is 'reckless.'


The winning candidates from last week's local elections

The winning candidates from last week's local elections

The winning candidates from last week's local elections

10 May 2022

Last week residents across the Highlands cast their votes in the local election. Here is the list of elected councillors in all 21 wards.


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