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Humza Yousaf and the Highlands: if he goes what will be the impact?

27 April 2024
Humza Yousaf and the Highlands: if he goes what will be the impact?

Humza Yousaf and the Highlands: if he goes what will be the impact?

27 April 2024

The First Minister made numerous visits to the region to reach out to locals after the Sturgeon years.


Douglas Ross says that Humza Yousaf ‘knows he’s finished’

26 April 2024
Douglas Ross says that Humza Yousaf ‘knows he’s finished’

Douglas Ross says that Humza Yousaf ‘knows he’s finished’

26 April 2024

The Conservative and Labour leaders are spearheading efforts to topple the First Minister who vowed to ‘fight on’.


Academy Street revamp is ‘poor’ value for money and city centre could take ‘decades’ to recover

26 April 2024
Academy Street revamp is ‘poor’ value for money and city centre could take ‘decades’ to recover

Academy Street revamp is ‘poor’ value for money and city centre could take ‘decades’ to recover

26 April 2024

Calls are being made for Highland Council to scrap the plan after the results of the economic impact assessment.


Highland MSP launches vote of no confidence in Humza Yousaf as SNP-Greens coalition implodes

25 April 2024
Highland MSP launches vote of no confidence in Humza Yousaf as SNP-Greens coalition implodes

Highland MSP launches vote of no confidence in Humza Yousaf as SNP-Greens coalition implodes

25 April 2024

Pressure was mounting on the First Minister to ditch his coalition partners from backbench MSPs like Fergus Ewing and Kate Forbes.


Nicola Sturgeon set to take part in Drew Hendry fundraising event next month

20 April 2024
Nicola Sturgeon set to take part in Drew Hendry fundraising event next month

Nicola Sturgeon set to take part in Drew Hendry fundraising event next month

20 April 2024

The event is only for SNP members and will see the former First Minister in conversation with the MP.


Highland Council announces a major senior management restructure after the departure of education boss

20 April 2024
Highland Council announces a major senior management restructure after the departure of education boss

Highland Council announces a major senior management restructure after the departure of education boss

20 April 2024

The council claims it will save £310,000 with the new structure which aims to strengthen strategic and operational delivery.


Highland Council’s education boss Nicky Grant leaves £105,487 a year job after two months on ‘approved leave’

19 April 2024
Highland Council’s education boss Nicky Grant leaves £105,487 a year job after two months on ‘approved leave’

Highland Council’s education boss Nicky Grant leaves £105,487 a year job after two months on ‘approved leave’

19 April 2024

The local authority claims she would be leaving the role after just under three years ‘to pursue other interests’.


Former Charles Kennedy aide targets far north Holyrood seat for LibDems

19 April 2024
Former Charles Kennedy aide targets far north Holyrood seat for LibDems

Former Charles Kennedy aide targets far north Holyrood seat for LibDems

19 April 2024

David Green aims to replace the SNP’s Maree Todd in Caithness, Sutherland and Ross after a close-run contest in 2021


Highland rewilding charity slams Scottish Government for ditching 2030 carbon emission target

18 April 2024
Highland rewilding charity slams Scottish Government for ditching 2030 carbon emission target

Highland rewilding charity slams Scottish Government for ditching 2030 carbon emission target

18 April 2024

Trees for Life says it is ‘hugely worrying and a move in the wrong direction’ while Oxfam Scotland call it ‘an acute global embarrassment’.


Highland rewilding charity slams Scottish Government for ditching 2030 carbon emission target

18 April 2024
Highland rewilding charity slams Scottish Government for ditching 2030 carbon emission target

Highland rewilding charity slams Scottish Government for ditching 2030 carbon emission target

18 April 2024

Trees for Life says it is ‘hugely worrying and a move in the wrong direction’ while Oxfam Scotland call it ‘an acute global embarrassment’.


MSPs slam Highland Council changes to school access they say ‘undermines the democratic process’

17 April 2024
MSPs slam Highland Council changes to school access they say ‘undermines the democratic process’

MSPs slam Highland Council changes to school access they say ‘undermines the democratic process’

17 April 2024

Politicians must now get permission from the education boss to visit schools which they say impedes their ‘ability to represent our constituents’


Highland Council officials accused of ‘an assault’ on elected representatives roles over school access

17 April 2024
Highland Council officials accused of ‘an assault’ on elected representatives roles over school access

Highland Council officials accused of ‘an assault’ on elected representatives roles over school access

17 April 2024

Top officials say that councillors, MSPs and MPS must get permission from education bosses before visiting schools.


Heartless scammers target the live stream of Alasdair Rhind’s funeral service today

12 April 2024
Heartless scammers target the live stream of Alasdair Rhind’s funeral service today

Heartless scammers target the live stream of Alasdair Rhind’s funeral service today

12 April 2024

The alarm was raised by a councillor concerned mourners could be taken in by fraud.


‘Our family has suffered immensely’ – parents speak out after teacher’s ‘inappropriate behaviour’ to girl (15)

05 April 2024
‘Our family has suffered immensely’ – parents speak out after teacher’s ‘inappropriate behaviour’ to girl (15)

‘Our family has suffered immensely’ – parents speak out after teacher’s ‘inappropriate behaviour’ to girl (15)

05 April 2024

The family at the centre of the allegations now just wants to ‘move on with our lives’ but are satisfied their daughter has been ‘vindicated.’


First Minister Humza Yousaf says Hate Crime Act will not inhibit free speech

05 April 2024
First Minister Humza Yousaf says Hate Crime Act will not inhibit free speech

First Minister Humza Yousaf says Hate Crime Act will not inhibit free speech

05 April 2024

On a visit to Dingwall he said ‘I've certainly not seen any evidence of that in the last 50 hours. I've seen quite the opposite.’


Councillor Andrew Jarvie cleared for saying ex-council boss ‘lied’ over Avonlea children’s home

02 April 2024
Councillor Andrew Jarvie cleared for saying ex-council boss ‘lied’ over Avonlea children’s home

Councillor Andrew Jarvie cleared for saying ex-council boss ‘lied’ over Avonlea children’s home

02 April 2024

He was backed by Struan Mackie who accuses the council of ‘creating a culture of fear and intimidation.’


Fears NHS Highland’s £112 million deficit could see vascular surgery cut

25 March 2024
Fears NHS Highland’s £112 million deficit could see vascular surgery cut

Fears NHS Highland’s £112 million deficit could see vascular surgery cut

25 March 2024

MSP Fergus Ewing worries that could ‘threaten the availability of safe provision of other acute services such as trauma.’


ARIANE BURGESS: Scotland's hills, mountains, and coastlines are 'seriously depleted of life'

22 March 2024
ARIANE BURGESS: Scotland's hills, mountains, and coastlines are 'seriously depleted of life'

ARIANE BURGESS: Scotland's hills, mountains, and coastlines are 'seriously depleted of life'

22 March 2024

The Greens MSP says 'centuries of land management practices have taken their toll, leading to a decline in wildlife and natural habitats.'


Highland Council’s £105,487-a-year education boss Nicky Grant is on ‘approved leave’

21 March 2024
Highland Council’s £105,487-a-year education boss Nicky Grant is on ‘approved leave’

Highland Council’s £105,487-a-year education boss Nicky Grant is on ‘approved leave’

21 March 2024

The council refuses to say what 'approve leave' is or why the top official does not appear to have been at work since at least February 21.


Could a Highland-specific manifesto help win over the north to Alex Salmond’s Alba Party?

20 March 2024
Could a Highland-specific manifesto help win over the north to Alex Salmond’s Alba Party?

Could a Highland-specific manifesto help win over the north to Alex Salmond’s Alba Party?

20 March 2024

Highland Councillor Karl Rosie is to draft what Alex Salmond says is a 'call to arms' as they highlight significant regional issues.


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