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'Surge' in people registered with NHS dentists welcomed by MSP

'Surge' in people registered with NHS dentists welcomed by MSP

'Surge' in people registered with NHS dentists welcomed by MSP

22 July 2019

A SURGE in the number of people registered with NHS dentists in the Highlands has been welcomed by a local MSP.


Council rules over bottle banks' location amid community row

Council rules over bottle banks' location amid community row

Council rules over bottle banks' location amid community row

21 July 2019

A NORTH Kessock bottle bank is to return to its original location, despite local opposition.


Community attacks council over short notice for major grant award deadline

Community attacks council over short notice for major grant award deadline

Community attacks council over short notice for major grant award deadline

21 July 2019

A FURIOUS community council has demanded answers after it only received word about a near £1 million grant fund just six days before the deadline.


ScotRail chiefs urged to invest in Far North Line by Highland Council leader

ScotRail chiefs urged to invest in Far North Line by Highland Council leader

ScotRail chiefs urged to invest in Far North Line by Highland Council leader

20 July 2019

RAIL chiefs must commit to urgent investment in the Far North Line to tackle its unreliable services, Highland Council's leader has warned.


Row escalates over Highland Council housing plan for Ross village

Row escalates over Highland Council housing plan for Ross village

Row escalates over Highland Council housing plan for Ross village

20 July 2019

MARYBURGH residents have vowed all out opposition to a “clearances-style land-grab” from Highland Council in a row over village green space.


MP welcomes Westminster vote to block proroguing of Parliament

MP welcomes Westminster vote to block proroguing of Parliament

MP welcomes Westminster vote to block proroguing of Parliament

19 July 2019

A KEY vote aimed at preventing the UK government from proroguing parliament and forcing a no deal Brexit, has been welcomed by a Ross MP.


Call for crackdown on drivers using blue badge parking bays illegally

Call for crackdown on drivers using blue badge parking bays illegally

Call for crackdown on drivers using blue badge parking bays illegally

18 July 2019

ACTION is needed to target irresponsible motorists who use disabled parking bays without blue badges, a Ross MP believes.


Launch of one-stop consumer advice line welcomed

Launch of one-stop consumer advice line welcomed

Launch of one-stop consumer advice line welcomed

17 July 2019

THE launch of a new one-stop shop consumer advice service for Scots has been welcomed by a Ross MSP.


MP calls for a new Highlands minister post at Scottish Government 'to champion region'

MP calls for a new Highlands minister post at Scottish Government 'to champion region'

MP calls for a new Highlands minister post at Scottish Government 'to champion region'

13 July 2019

A DEDICATED minister should be appointed to represent the interests of the Highlands in the wake of Holyrood centralisation, a Ross MP has argued.


'Hands off our green space', angry residents warn council

'Hands off our green space', angry residents warn council

'Hands off our green space', angry residents warn council

12 July 2019

A COMMUNITY has joined forces to try and stop Highland Council building homes on its only green space.


MSPs in call to end 'heartless' two-child policy

MSPs in call to end 'heartless' two-child policy

MSPs in call to end 'heartless' two-child policy

11 July 2019

THOUSANDS of families in Ross-shire and the wider Highlands are being unfairly hit by the UK’s two-child cap on benefits, local MSPs have argued.


MSP launches campaign calling for more Highland foster carers

MSP launches campaign calling for more Highland foster carers

MSP launches campaign calling for more Highland foster carers

09 May 2019

DOZENS of children in the Highlands are waiting on an adoptive home.


Picture wins contest to find top image in Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch constituency

Picture wins contest to find top image in Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch constituency

Picture wins contest to find top image in Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch constituency

02 May 2019

A STUNNING photo of Loch Shiel is the winner in a competition to find the best image from within the Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch constituency.


New Highland Council Service Point site to open doors soon

New Highland Council Service Point site to open doors soon

New Highland Council Service Point site to open doors soon

01 May 2019

THE doors of Dingwall's new council service point will open for the first time later this month.


Far North Line improvements among projects earmarked for possible Transport Scotland cash

Far North Line improvements among projects earmarked for possible Transport Scotland cash

Far North Line improvements among projects earmarked for possible Transport Scotland cash

26 March 2019

IMPROVING rail services on the Far North Line is one of several projects "under consideration" for a cash injection from Transport Scotland.


Super snapshots stun MSP in picture contest

Super snapshots stun MSP in picture contest

Super snapshots stun MSP in picture contest

26 March 2019

STUNNING landscape photos from the Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch constituency have impressed the local MSP after she held a snapshot competition.


Defence of ScotRail Highland services ‘is laughable’, says MP

Defence of ScotRail Highland services ‘is laughable’, says MP

Defence of ScotRail Highland services ‘is laughable’, says MP

21 March 2019

“LAUGHABLE” defences of ScotRail’s Highland services by the country’s transport minister are “verging on the pathetic”, an infuriated MP has argued.


Will emigrants return if Scotland votes yes?

Will emigrants return if Scotland votes yes?

Will emigrants return if Scotland votes yes?

30 June 2014

THE possibility of emigrants returning to Ross-shire in the event of Scotland becoming an independent nation was flagged up during a visit by the First…


Will emigrants return if Scotland votes yes?

Will emigrants return if Scotland votes yes?

Will emigrants return if Scotland votes yes?

30 June 2014

THE possibility of emigrants returning to Ross-shire in the event of Scotland becoming an independent nation was flagged up during a visit by the First…


Have your say...

Have your say...

Have your say...

20 June 2014

With Scotland's independence referendum set for 18 September 2014, the Highlands must consider the consequences of constitutional change.


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