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HIGHLAND COUNCIL: ‘Chamber of secrets’ row over council response to marine protections consultation

04 May 2023
HIGHLAND COUNCIL: ‘Chamber of secrets’ row over council response to marine protections consultation

HIGHLAND COUNCIL: ‘Chamber of secrets’ row over council response to marine protections consultation

04 May 2023

Highland Council's response to the Scottish Government’s highly protected marine areas (HPMA) plan has sparked criticism.


£7.7M capital investment for strategic road schemes across Highlands

28 April 2023
£7.7M capital investment for strategic road schemes across Highlands

£7.7M capital investment for strategic road schemes across Highlands

28 April 2023

Members at next week’s meeting of Highland Council’s economy and infrastructure committee will allocate £7.7m of funds for roads maintenance.


Two wards at Raigmore Hospital remain closed

24 April 2023
Two wards at Raigmore Hospital remain closed

Two wards at Raigmore Hospital remain closed

24 April 2023

Two wards at Raigmore Hospital remain closed despite a beds crisis that forced the cancellation of some operations easing late last week.


Highlands Climate Hub to host talk with fashion activist Tansy Hoskins

15 April 2023
Highlands Climate Hub to host talk with fashion activist Tansy Hoskins

Highlands Climate Hub to host talk with fashion activist Tansy Hoskins

15 April 2023

The Highlands and Islands Climate Hub is to welcome an award winning author for an online event about fashion's impact on people and the environment.


Highland surgeon shares more detail of Malawi aid effort

07 April 2023
Highland surgeon shares more detail of Malawi aid effort

Highland surgeon shares more detail of Malawi aid effort

07 April 2023

Inverness aid worker Andy Kent is part of a UK Emergency Medical Team deployed to Malawi.


Highland MSP Maree Todd holds talks with SSEN over power line proposals

03 April 2023
Highland MSP Maree Todd holds talks with SSEN over power line proposals

Highland MSP Maree Todd holds talks with SSEN over power line proposals

03 April 2023

The MSP has taken action over concerns about how new power line proposals are being handled.


Pressure group rejects SSEN claim to be engaging in a ‘constructive manner’ over power plans

02 April 2023
Pressure group rejects SSEN claim to be engaging in a ‘constructive manner’ over power plans

Pressure group rejects SSEN claim to be engaging in a ‘constructive manner’ over power plans

02 April 2023

Communities B4 Power Companies says power giant SSEN is determined to push through new power line plans.


SSEN staff received threats over Caithness to Beauly power line plans, firm claims

31 March 2023
SSEN staff received threats over Caithness to Beauly power line plans, firm claims

SSEN staff received threats over Caithness to Beauly power line plans, firm claims

31 March 2023

An electricity company says some of its staff have faced "verbal abuse and physical threats" over plans for a 400 kV overhead transmission line.


A9 and A96 dualling: 'Priority' promise from new SNP leader Humza Yousaf

27 March 2023
A9 and A96 dualling: 'Priority' promise from new SNP leader Humza Yousaf

A9 and A96 dualling: 'Priority' promise from new SNP leader Humza Yousaf

27 March 2023

Highland road users will be keen to see action quickly on delayed roads projects.


Humza Yousaf promise to the Highlands: 'Eradicate poverty'

27 March 2023
Humza Yousaf promise to the Highlands: 'Eradicate poverty'

Humza Yousaf promise to the Highlands: 'Eradicate poverty'

27 March 2023

The new leader of the SNP now has to deliver on what he promised.


NHS Highland shows improving picture on mental health support

24 March 2023
NHS Highland shows improving picture on mental health support

NHS Highland shows improving picture on mental health support

24 March 2023

The latest figures show an improving picture for Highland patients in need of mental health support.


Consultation on controversial power line plan extended by SSEN

23 March 2023
Consultation on controversial power line plan extended by SSEN

Consultation on controversial power line plan extended by SSEN

23 March 2023

The deadline for responding to power line proposals that will affect communities in Sutherland has been extended.


Hero medic jets to Malawi to assist in cyclone aftermath

22 March 2023
Hero medic jets to Malawi to assist in cyclone aftermath

Hero medic jets to Malawi to assist in cyclone aftermath

22 March 2023

An Inverness medic has flown out to Malawi to help in the aftermath of a major natural disaster.


EXPLAINER: 'Rose window' will form a key part of Inverness Castle transformation – what is it and how is it linked to Ross-shire's county town?

18 March 2023
EXPLAINER: 'Rose window' will form a key part of Inverness Castle transformation – what is it and how is it linked to Ross-shire's county town?

EXPLAINER: 'Rose window' will form a key part of Inverness Castle transformation – what is it and how is it linked to Ross-shire's county town?

18 March 2023

The transformation of Inverness Castle will see an historic ‘rose window’, incorporated into the design. It has a fascinating back story.


SNP candidates make promises to the people of the Highlands

18 March 2023
SNP candidates make promises to the people of the Highlands

SNP candidates make promises to the people of the Highlands

18 March 2023

The three candidates vying to become the next First Minister made a range of promises.


A9 dualling: SNP leadership candidates promise action to speed up delivery

17 March 2023
A9 dualling: SNP leadership candidates promise action to speed up delivery

A9 dualling: SNP leadership candidates promise action to speed up delivery

17 March 2023

All three candidates to be Scotland's next First Minister have promised to take action to improve delivery of A9 dualling.


Revised plans will 'bring people back' to Academy Street

15 March 2023
Revised plans will 'bring people back' to Academy Street

Revised plans will 'bring people back' to Academy Street

15 March 2023

Highland Council members and officers have been meeting members of the public to discuss planned changes to Academy Street.


£15.4k raised so far for family of Highland boy (5) who died after crash

13 March 2023
£15.4k raised so far for family of Highland boy (5) who died after crash

£15.4k raised so far for family of Highland boy (5) who died after crash

13 March 2023

The fundraiser launched last week to provide a special goodbye has soared past its target amount.


£11.5k raised so far for family of Ardersier boy (5) who died after crash

12 March 2023
£11.5k raised so far for family of Ardersier boy (5) who died after crash

£11.5k raised so far for family of Ardersier boy (5) who died after crash

12 March 2023

An online fundraiser 'shows love and community spirit is absolutely evident'.


Opposition councillors fail to stop price hike for Highland electric vehicle chargers

10 March 2023
Opposition councillors fail to stop price hike for Highland electric vehicle chargers

Opposition councillors fail to stop price hike for Highland electric vehicle chargers

10 March 2023

Highland Council will press ahead with plans to increase the price of electric vehicle (EV) chargers by 130 per cent.


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