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'Disgraceful' plan to mothball Dunbeath nursery to be fought by parents

30 June 2023
'Disgraceful' plan to mothball Dunbeath nursery to be fought by parents

'Disgraceful' plan to mothball Dunbeath nursery to be fought by parents

30 June 2023

Parents have vowed to fight a "disgraceful" plan by Highland Council to mothball the nursery at Dunbeath primary school.


North MSP says Highland Council plans for 20mph speed limits will 'save lives and make streets safer'

18 June 2023
North MSP says Highland Council plans for 20mph speed limits will 'save lives and make streets safer'

North MSP says Highland Council plans for 20mph speed limits will 'save lives and make streets safer'

18 June 2023

Ariane Burgess commends initiative in the Scottish Parliament


Mcleod family back plans to stop police officers resigning to avoid disciplinary proceedings

17 June 2023
Mcleod family back plans to stop police officers resigning to avoid disciplinary proceedings

Mcleod family back plans to stop police officers resigning to avoid disciplinary proceedings

17 June 2023

Present system is "totally unacceptable and unfair," says Allan Mcleod


North MSP wants more funding from Scottish Government to 'stop dirty camping'

11 June 2023
North MSP wants more funding from Scottish Government to 'stop dirty camping'

North MSP wants more funding from Scottish Government to 'stop dirty camping'

11 June 2023

Edward Mountain has called on the Scottish Government to provide more funding for countryside rangers in a bid to "stop dirty camping" this summer.


North MSP backs plans to extend three per cent cap on private rents

10 June 2023
North MSP backs plans to extend three per cent cap on private rents

North MSP backs plans to extend three per cent cap on private rents

10 June 2023

Ariane Burgess says the measures will help people in the Highlands and Islands


North MSP claims mental health services for children and young people in the Highlands are at 'breaking point'

03 June 2023
North MSP claims mental health services for children and young people in the Highlands are at 'breaking point'

North MSP claims mental health services for children and young people in the Highlands are at 'breaking point'

03 June 2023

Rhoda Grant wants action to improve the situation


'Right balance needs to be struck' over orthopaedic visits to far north hospitals, says Edward Mountain

31 May 2023
'Right balance needs to be struck' over orthopaedic visits to far north hospitals, says Edward Mountain

'Right balance needs to be struck' over orthopaedic visits to far north hospitals, says Edward Mountain

31 May 2023

Concern after in-person consultations withdrawn in Caithness and Sutherland


SSEN announcement on power line between Spittal and Beauly welcomed by north MSP

20 May 2023
SSEN announcement on power line between Spittal and Beauly welcomed by north MSP

SSEN announcement on power line between Spittal and Beauly welcomed by north MSP

20 May 2023

Ariane Burgess is pleased by the company proposal


Caithness writer's 'chilling and gripping' drama-documentary to be broadcast on BBC Radio 4 and BBC Sounds

28 April 2023
Caithness writer's 'chilling and gripping' drama-documentary to be broadcast on BBC Radio 4 and BBC Sounds

Caithness writer's 'chilling and gripping' drama-documentary to be broadcast on BBC Radio 4 and BBC Sounds

28 April 2023

Five-part production by Colin MacDonald tells the tale of serial killers Burke and Hare


North Green MSP backs plans to double council tax on second homes

20 April 2023
North Green MSP backs plans to double council tax on second homes

North Green MSP backs plans to double council tax on second homes

20 April 2023

Ariane Burgess says the proposal will free up more homes for "those who really need them"


Military training exercise causes sonic boom in Caithness and north Sutherland

31 March 2023
Military training exercise causes sonic boom in Caithness and north Sutherland

Military training exercise causes sonic boom in Caithness and north Sutherland

31 March 2023

Loud bang like an explosion heard in the far north


North anti-nuclear group to oppose plans to build new nuclear power stations at the Moray Firth freeport

30 March 2023
North anti-nuclear group to oppose plans to build new nuclear power stations at the Moray Firth freeport

North anti-nuclear group to oppose plans to build new nuclear power stations at the Moray Firth freeport

30 March 2023

Highlands Against Nuclear Power to strengthen its links with campaigners in UK and Ireland


Loud bang heard in Caithness and parts of Sutherland could have been sonic boom

29 March 2023
Loud bang heard in Caithness and parts of Sutherland could have been sonic boom

Loud bang heard in Caithness and parts of Sutherland could have been sonic boom

29 March 2023

Military aircraft understood to be in the area at the time


New office for Welbeck Estate at Berriedale will restore derelict building

17 March 2023
New office for Welbeck Estate at Berriedale will restore derelict building

New office for Welbeck Estate at Berriedale will restore derelict building

17 March 2023

Proposals part of wider initiative to restore estate properties


Call from north MSP for Scottish Government to give funding commitment to community housing trusts

17 March 2023
Call from north MSP for Scottish Government to give funding commitment to community housing trusts

Call from north MSP for Scottish Government to give funding commitment to community housing trusts

17 March 2023

Ariane Burgess says such a move would help the trusts deliver their rural housing plans


Budget 'missed a trick' says north MP Jamie Stone

16 March 2023
Budget 'missed a trick' says north MP Jamie Stone

Budget 'missed a trick' says north MP Jamie Stone

16 March 2023

Chancellor should have done more on energy bills and to help the vulnerable, says Liberal Democrat politician.


BBC chairman must resign says Stone in wake of the Gary Lineker saga

15 March 2023
BBC chairman must resign says Stone in wake of the Gary Lineker saga

BBC chairman must resign says Stone in wake of the Gary Lineker saga

15 March 2023

Richard Sharp's position is untenable claims far north MP


Plea for non-emergency phone calls to the police to be brought back under local control

14 March 2023
Plea for non-emergency phone calls to the police to be brought back under local control

Plea for non-emergency phone calls to the police to be brought back under local control

14 March 2023

Concerns raised after 20,000 calls from the Highlands to the 101 service went unanswered last year


Historic Castletown mill conversion to start in spring

24 February 2023
Historic Castletown mill conversion to start in spring

Historic Castletown mill conversion to start in spring

24 February 2023

Work to convert a historic mill on the outskirts of Castletown is set to get under way after Highland Council granted the project a building warrant.


Stone calls for more government funding for electric vehicle charging points

24 February 2023
Stone calls for more government funding for electric vehicle charging points

Stone calls for more government funding for electric vehicle charging points

24 February 2023

Far north MP also wants VAT scrapped on purchase of electric vehicles


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