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Opposition councillors hit out at 'secrecy' around departure of Highland education head

Opposition councillors hit out at 'secrecy' around departure of Highland education head

Opposition councillors hit out at 'secrecy' around departure of Highland education head

Opposition councillors on Highland Council say questions need to be answered after the executive chief officer for education left his post abruptly.


Cromarty Firth Free Trade Zone bid is launched

Cromarty Firth Free Trade Zone bid is launched

Cromarty Firth Free Trade Zone bid is launched

Ambitious plans to create a Free Trade Zone in the Cromarty Firth 'could secure jobs for the next 50 years', claim its supporters.


Gaelic committee expresses education fears

Gaelic committee expresses education fears

Gaelic committee expresses education fears

HIGHLAND Council chief executive Donna Manson will write to Scottish ministers about Gaelic education concerns.


Council wants Scottish Government support to tackle ‘uncontrolled camping’

Council wants Scottish Government support to tackle ‘uncontrolled camping’

Council wants Scottish Government support to tackle ‘uncontrolled camping’

HIGHLAND councillors have agreed to call for help from the Scottish Government to tackle "uncontrolled camping".


Eat Out to Help Out starts today – with government paying half on restaurant bills

Eat Out to Help Out starts today – with government paying half on restaurant bills

Eat Out to Help Out starts today – with government paying half on restaurant bills

From today customers will get up to 50 per cent off bills when visiting participating restaurants, pubs and cafés.


Visitor influx 'seems to have caught everyone off guard'

Visitor influx 'seems to have caught everyone off guard'

Visitor influx 'seems to have caught everyone off guard'

A joint call for extra funding to improve tourism services in the Highlands has been made by two Ross-shire politicians.


Business leader calls for VAT relief extension amid fears for Ross hospitality trade

Business leader calls for VAT relief extension amid fears for Ross hospitality trade

Business leader calls for VAT relief extension amid fears for Ross hospitality trade

A TOP Ross business leader is urging the UK government to extend VAT relief for tourism and hospitality a full year beyond the January 2021 cut-off.


Business leaders welcome 'positive' Easter Ross meeting with Michael Gove

Business leaders welcome 'positive' Easter Ross meeting with Michael Gove

Business leaders welcome 'positive' Easter Ross meeting with Michael Gove

The Cabinet Officer Minister arrived north after MP Jamie Stone invited him to hear from the sector firsthand


Highlands facing 'perfect storm' healthcare backlog crisis, MSP claims

Highlands facing 'perfect storm' healthcare backlog crisis, MSP claims

Highlands facing 'perfect storm' healthcare backlog crisis, MSP claims

The Covid-19 pandemic has caused a massive backlog of treatment which is set to plunge health services in the region into an unprecedented crisis.


National cavalcade for Scottish independence set to roll in Highland capital

National cavalcade for Scottish independence set to roll in Highland capital

National cavalcade for Scottish independence set to roll in Highland capital

The Highland capital is one of four venues set to host the first Scottish independence nationwide cavalcade on Saturday.


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