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WATCH: Kate Forbes vows to raise minimum wage for carers to £15 per hour

02 March 2023
WATCH: Kate Forbes vows to raise minimum wage for carers to £15 per hour

WATCH: Kate Forbes vows to raise minimum wage for carers to £15 per hour

02 March 2023

She says 'we don't need continuity we need change and we need somebody with competence to deliver'


Highland Council aims to issue smaller household waste bin

01 March 2023
Highland Council aims to issue smaller household waste bin

Highland Council aims to issue smaller household waste bin

01 March 2023

The old bin will then be used for plastic containers and the blue bin for paper and cardboard


Highland Council budget: Opposition leaders slam the spending plans

01 March 2023
Highland Council budget: Opposition leaders slam the spending plans

Highland Council budget: Opposition leaders slam the spending plans

01 March 2023

Alasdair Christie says the budget is 'going to be catastrophic for the Highlands'


Proposed council tax rise could hit older people hard

01 March 2023
Proposed council tax rise could hit older people hard

Proposed council tax rise could hit older people hard

01 March 2023

Highland Senior Citizens’ Network warns it will adversely affect vulnerable older people


Council Budget: No job losses amid £54m in cuts

28 February 2023
Council Budget: No job losses amid £54m in cuts

Council Budget: No job losses amid £54m in cuts

28 February 2023

Council leader Raymond Bremner says 'we have held to a no redundancy policy'


Kate Forbes would postpone deposit return scheme if elected First Minister

27 February 2023
Kate Forbes would postpone deposit return scheme if elected First Minister

Kate Forbes would postpone deposit return scheme if elected First Minister

27 February 2023

The SNP leadership candidate made the announcement at Cairngorm Brewery


Highland Greens MSP Ariane Burgess hails 'greenest budget' ever

26 February 2023
Highland Greens MSP Ariane Burgess hails 'greenest budget' ever

Highland Greens MSP Ariane Burgess hails 'greenest budget' ever

26 February 2023

She welcomed £2.2 billion worth of climate and nature investment free school meals for 20,000 more children


Snowman rally set to return to Dingwall for third year in a row

25 February 2023
Snowman rally set to return to Dingwall for third year in a row

Snowman rally set to return to Dingwall for third year in a row

25 February 2023

This year the town will also stage the prize ceremony outside the Town Hall


Kate Forbes, Humza Yousaf and Ash Regan confirmed as SNP leadership candidates

24 February 2023
Kate Forbes, Humza Yousaf and Ash Regan confirmed as SNP leadership candidates

Kate Forbes, Humza Yousaf and Ash Regan confirmed as SNP leadership candidates

24 February 2023

There were no late surprise entries into the race to be next party leader


WATCH EXCLUSIVE: Transport minister apologises for A9 failure

23 February 2023
WATCH EXCLUSIVE: Transport minister apologises for A9 failure

WATCH EXCLUSIVE: Transport minister apologises for A9 failure

23 February 2023

Jenny Gilruth says 'it should have been done by now and it will be done'


EXCLUSIVE: Council tax could rise by 4%

23 February 2023
EXCLUSIVE: Council tax could rise by 4%

EXCLUSIVE: Council tax could rise by 4%

23 February 2023

Move comes amid £54 million deficit and cost-of-living crisis


Police report underlines dangers of A9 and north roads to motorists

21 February 2023
Police report underlines dangers of A9 and north roads to motorists

Police report underlines dangers of A9 and north roads to motorists

21 February 2023

This year's toll already surpasses the five year average for deaths


WATCH: Kate Forbes ‘very sorry for any hurt that I have caused anyone’

21 February 2023
WATCH: Kate Forbes ‘very sorry for any hurt that I have caused anyone’

WATCH: Kate Forbes ‘very sorry for any hurt that I have caused anyone’

21 February 2023

Amid an online backlash over gay marriage comments she says sought 'to be honest and open'


Public 'played for fools' over A9 2025 deadline

21 February 2023
Public 'played for fools' over A9 2025 deadline

Public 'played for fools' over A9 2025 deadline

21 February 2023

Chartered engineer George Rennie says 'the electorate have been played as fools'


Backing for Kate Forbes from cabinet colleagues as next First Minister

21 February 2023
Backing for Kate Forbes from cabinet colleagues as next First Minister

Backing for Kate Forbes from cabinet colleagues as next First Minister

21 February 2023

Supporters say she 'has what it takes to be First Minister'


Breaking: Kate Forbes confirms bid to become First Minister

20 February 2023
Breaking: Kate Forbes confirms bid to become First Minister

Breaking: Kate Forbes confirms bid to become First Minister

20 February 2023

She says 'we need to choose strong, competent leadership to deliver independence'


Council racks up 361 per cent rise in social care staff overtime

19 February 2023
Council racks up 361 per cent rise in social care staff overtime

Council racks up 361 per cent rise in social care staff overtime

19 February 2023

That totals more than £590,000 since 2018/19 sparking 'burnout' fears


Furious backlash to 'victim blaming' Transport Scotland A9 campaign

18 February 2023
Furious backlash to 'victim blaming' Transport Scotland A9 campaign

Furious backlash to 'victim blaming' Transport Scotland A9 campaign

18 February 2023

One A9 campaigner Laura Hansler labelled it 'patronising' and 'distasteful'


Next First Minister already under pressure for 'decisive' action on A9

18 February 2023
Next First Minister already under pressure for 'decisive' action on A9

Next First Minister already under pressure for 'decisive' action on A9

18 February 2023

There are also demands to halt 'disastrous' recycling scheme


DOUGLAS ROSS: Sturgeon presided over 'division and decay'

16 February 2023
DOUGLAS ROSS: Sturgeon presided over 'division and decay'

DOUGLAS ROSS: Sturgeon presided over 'division and decay'

16 February 2023

He says she was distracted by the 'relentless pursuit of independence'


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