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Council hails 'significant achievement' on landfill progress

12 August 2022
Council hails 'significant achievement' on landfill progress

Council hails 'significant achievement' on landfill progress

12 August 2022

The Scottish Government has placed a ban on all non-household biodegradable waste going to landfill from 2025.


Council tries again to secure cash for NC500 improvements

14 July 2022
Council tries again to secure cash for NC500 improvements

Council tries again to secure cash for NC500 improvements

14 July 2022

The council previously lost out on investment to fund road improvements along the west coast of the NC500.


Highland nurse leading the way for breast cancer survivors

10 July 2022
Highland nurse leading the way for breast cancer survivors

Highland nurse leading the way for breast cancer survivors

10 July 2022

The new service aims to extend the quality of life of secondary breast cancer.


Writer stunned by back to back prizes

09 July 2022
Writer stunned by back to back prizes

Writer stunned by back to back prizes

09 July 2022

A WRITER and teacher has scooped a national historical fiction award for the second year in a row.


DAVID RICHARDSON: Cost of living crisis is now impacting on staycation bookings

17 June 2022
DAVID RICHARDSON: Cost of living crisis is now impacting on staycation bookings

DAVID RICHARDSON: Cost of living crisis is now impacting on staycation bookings

17 June 2022

David Richardson, of the Federation of Small Businesses, on the latest challenge to face the hospitality sector.


Highland Council set to agree senior councillors’ salaries following national pay rise

08 June 2022
Highland Council set to agree senior councillors’ salaries following national pay rise

Highland Council set to agree senior councillors’ salaries following national pay rise

08 June 2022

The cost of Highland Council’s most senior members looks set to increase by 15 per cent.


High Life Highland launches awards scheme for staff and volunteers

25 May 2022
High Life Highland launches awards scheme for staff and volunteers

High Life Highland launches awards scheme for staff and volunteers

25 May 2022

Members of the public are being asked to nominate individuals and teams they think deserve recognition.


Alzheimer Scotland launches Tea & Blether campaign

17 April 2022
Alzheimer Scotland launches Tea & Blether campaign

Alzheimer Scotland launches Tea & Blether campaign

17 April 2022

Ahead of Dementia Awareness Week, Alzheimer Scotland is asking people to host a coffee morning-style event to raise funds and awareness of dementia.


Lorry driver dies in A9 crash near Alness

13 April 2022
Lorry driver dies in A9 crash near Alness

Lorry driver dies in A9 crash near Alness

13 April 2022

Road policing officers are appealing for information following the crash yesterday afternoon.


High Life Highland to donate £15,000 to appeal for Ukraine

08 April 2022
High Life Highland to donate £15,000 to appeal for Ukraine

High Life Highland to donate £15,000 to appeal for Ukraine

08 April 2022

In support of Highland Council’s Highland Weekend of Action for Ukraine, HLH is sending £15,426 from staff and public donations.


WATCH:Highland Hospice staff member is named Carer of the Year at Highland Heroes awards

28 March 2022
WATCH:Highland Hospice staff member is named Carer of the Year at Highland Heroes awards

WATCH:Highland Hospice staff member is named Carer of the Year at Highland Heroes awards

28 March 2022

Wendy Morgan is a mum of three boys, two of whom have additional support needs.


WATCH: Boys Brigade leader from Caithness is Highland Heroes community champion and Hero of Heroes

28 March 2022
WATCH: Boys Brigade leader from Caithness is Highland Heroes community champion and Hero of Heroes

WATCH: Boys Brigade leader from Caithness is Highland Heroes community champion and Hero of Heroes

28 March 2022

Johanna Geddes took the top prize at this year's event after winning her category award as well.


WATCH: Ross-shire school named Highland Heroes school of the year

28 March 2022
WATCH: Ross-shire school named Highland Heroes school of the year

WATCH: Ross-shire school named Highland Heroes school of the year

28 March 2022

Headteacher David Hayes-MacLeod was delighted to accept the award on behalf of the whole of the Alness school.


Teenage award winner is happy to help

27 March 2022
Teenage award winner is happy to help

Teenage award winner is happy to help

27 March 2022

The depute head boy may have his sights set on a career in cyber security but his own ambitions do not stop him thinking of others as he goes.


Emergency response team delighted with 'wonderful' award

27 March 2022
Emergency response team delighted with 'wonderful' award

Emergency response team delighted with 'wonderful' award

27 March 2022

Picking up the emergency services prize at the Highland Heroes awards was a welcome validation for the work they do emergency responders have said.


Teacher 'very shocked' to be named Highland Hero

26 March 2022
Teacher 'very shocked' to be named Highland Hero

Teacher 'very shocked' to be named Highland Hero

26 March 2022

The achievements of her pupils are what makes her happy she said.


Beauly GP named healthcare hero of the year

25 March 2022
Beauly GP named healthcare hero of the year

Beauly GP named healthcare hero of the year

25 March 2022

When Dr Ross Jaffray began sharing simple messages about hygiene at the start of the pandemic he had no idea how popular that would be.


PICTURES: Highland Heroes 2022 honours people making all our lives better

25 March 2022
PICTURES: Highland Heroes 2022 honours people making all our lives better

PICTURES: Highland Heroes 2022 honours people making all our lives better

25 March 2022

The Highland Heroes 2022 awards ceremony was a truly inspirational event.


Inshes retail extension refused over fears about impact on city centre shops

22 March 2022
Inshes retail extension refused over fears about impact on city centre shops

Inshes retail extension refused over fears about impact on city centre shops

22 March 2022

Highland Council warned that the Inshes retail expansion could cost the city centre £3.8m a year in lost revenues.


Almost two million households to be given £150 payment by Scottish Government to tackle rising cost of living

10 February 2022
Almost two million households to be given £150 payment by Scottish Government to tackle rising cost of living

Almost two million households to be given £150 payment by Scottish Government to tackle rising cost of living

10 February 2022

Finance Secretary Kate Forbes said the cash would go to households in council tax bands A to D and all of those eligible for council tax reduction.


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