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Winnie Ewing described as the 'true radical spirit of Scotland' at memorial service

16 July 2023
Winnie Ewing described as the 'true radical spirit of Scotland' at memorial service

Winnie Ewing described as the 'true radical spirit of Scotland' at memorial service

16 July 2023

Alex Salmond says it was 'sort of spirit that Scotland needs – needed then and so desperately, desperately needs now.'


PICTURES: Winnie Ewing's memorial service was a who's who of Scottish politics

16 July 2023
PICTURES: Winnie Ewing's memorial service was a who's who of Scottish politics

PICTURES: Winnie Ewing's memorial service was a who's who of Scottish politics

16 July 2023

The celebration of the independence icon's life attracted no less than three First Minister's past and present.


Alex Salmond’s full eulogy at Winnie Ewing’s memorial service at Inverness Cathedral

16 July 2023
Alex Salmond’s full eulogy at Winnie Ewing’s memorial service at Inverness Cathedral

Alex Salmond’s full eulogy at Winnie Ewing’s memorial service at Inverness Cathedral

16 July 2023

He says ‘her courage, conviction and splash of derring-do’ makes her ‘the most significant Scottish nationalist of the 20th century.'


Highland MSP asks First Minister to ‘get the ball rolling' on replacing Raigmore

14 July 2023
Highland MSP asks First Minister to ‘get the ball rolling' on replacing Raigmore

Highland MSP asks First Minister to ‘get the ball rolling' on replacing Raigmore

14 July 2023

Edward Mountain wrote to Humza Yousaf after his campaign for a new Highland general hospital won widespread support.


Highland home owners devastated by 'sickening' Bank of England interest rate hikes

13 July 2023
Highland home owners devastated by 'sickening' Bank of England interest rate hikes

Highland home owners devastated by 'sickening' Bank of England interest rate hikes

13 July 2023

Prospective home owners in the region could see 68 per cent of their wages swallowed by mortgage payments


Holyrood’s finance committee launches probe into proposed Green Freeports tax relief

12 July 2023
Holyrood’s finance committee launches probe into proposed Green Freeports tax relief

Holyrood’s finance committee launches probe into proposed Green Freeports tax relief

12 July 2023

Do you think freeport businesses should get relief from Land and Building Transaction Tax? Inquiry seeks views


Campaigner says there are ways to improve safety on 'appalling' A9 now

11 July 2023
Campaigner says there are ways to improve safety on 'appalling' A9 now

Campaigner says there are ways to improve safety on 'appalling' A9 now

11 July 2023

Ian Donaldson says 'death trap junctions' are an 'appalling situation that could be improved fairly easily.'


More than 77,000 patients in rural Scotland forced to travel for treatment

03 July 2023
More than 77,000 patients in rural Scotland forced to travel for treatment

More than 77,000 patients in rural Scotland forced to travel for treatment

03 July 2023

Dr Sandesh Gulhane 'These jaw-dropping figures are further proof of how this SNP-Green government are failing rural Scotland at every turn.'


Overhaul leaves the Highlands struggling with the three biggest Westminster constituencies

28 June 2023
Overhaul leaves the Highlands struggling with the three biggest Westminster constituencies

Overhaul leaves the Highlands struggling with the three biggest Westminster constituencies

28 June 2023

The final Boundary Commission report will also see Scotland lose two MPs


Watch: Transport secretary raises doubts about a new A9 dualling deadline by the autumn

28 June 2023
Watch: Transport secretary raises doubts about a new A9 dualling deadline by the autumn

Watch: Transport secretary raises doubts about a new A9 dualling deadline by the autumn

28 June 2023

Mairi MacAllan only confirmed the long-awaited Autumn update would contain 'next steps'


Police Scotland budget cuts leave the north at 'significant risk'

26 June 2023
Police Scotland budget cuts leave the north at 'significant risk'

Police Scotland budget cuts leave the north at 'significant risk'

26 June 2023

Lib Dems at Highland Council are demanding action for communities 'particularly in remote and rural locations.'


Bid to slash charges for groups renting council properties to be decided

25 June 2023
Bid to slash charges for groups renting council properties to be decided

Bid to slash charges for groups renting council properties to be decided

25 June 2023

The issue will appear returns to Highland Council but the finance bosses said it would cost £128,000 to £192,000.


Hopes of additional waste collections around NC500 could be dashed

24 June 2023
Hopes of additional waste collections around NC500 could be dashed

Hopes of additional waste collections around NC500 could be dashed

24 June 2023

A financial assessment claims it would cost between £110,000 and £150,000 depending on options


NHS Highland confirms cancer patients set to restart treatment after staffing crisis

24 June 2023
NHS Highland confirms cancer patients set to restart treatment after staffing crisis

NHS Highland confirms cancer patients set to restart treatment after staffing crisis

24 June 2023

It is planned the treatment will start in July but some patients will have to travel to other boards outside the region


Former Highlands and Islands MSP and MEP Winnie Ewing dies aged 92

22 June 2023
Former Highlands and Islands MSP and MEP Winnie Ewing dies aged 92

Former Highlands and Islands MSP and MEP Winnie Ewing dies aged 92

22 June 2023

Ms Ewing was an SNP icon and the mother of Inverness and Nairn MSP Fergus Ewing.


Highland Council halts the use of contractors for non-essential housing repairs

21 June 2023
Highland Council halts the use of contractors for non-essential housing repairs

Highland Council halts the use of contractors for non-essential housing repairs

21 June 2023

A letter to contractors states the council will put on 'hold non-essential repairs and scale back on the use of contractors.'


Jamie Stone slams Prime Minister Rishi Sunak’s 'cowardice' over Johnson vote

20 June 2023
Jamie Stone slams Prime Minister Rishi Sunak’s 'cowardice' over Johnson vote

Jamie Stone slams Prime Minister Rishi Sunak’s 'cowardice' over Johnson vote

20 June 2023

Mr Sunak failed to attend the vote endorsing a report that the ex-PM misled the house over the partygate scandal.


The Inverness Courier will hold an A9 Crisis Summit in July

19 June 2023
The Inverness Courier will hold an A9 Crisis Summit in July

The Inverness Courier will hold an A9 Crisis Summit in July

19 June 2023

The event brings together MSPs, local interest groups and campaigners.


Brora among potential sites for Highland solar farms

15 June 2023
Brora among potential sites for Highland solar farms

Brora among potential sites for Highland solar farms

15 June 2023

Hugely ambitious early Highland Council plans have identified five potential sites for solar farms to generate power for the north.


Experienced MSP Fiona Hyslop is made the new transport minister

14 June 2023
Experienced MSP Fiona Hyslop is made the new transport minister

Experienced MSP Fiona Hyslop is made the new transport minister

14 June 2023

She will report to Mairi MacAllan who is made the cabinet secretary for transport, net zero and just transition


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