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Snow affects roads in Sutherland

Snow affects roads in Sutherland

Snow affects roads in Sutherland

29 November 2021

Roads on higher ground in Sutherland were affected by up to two inches of snow this morning.


Local authority panned over Dornoch toilet troubles

Local authority panned over Dornoch toilet troubles

Local authority panned over Dornoch toilet troubles

26 November 2021

The community council has long been keen to upgrade the “smelly” town centre toilets.


Eat or heat? Council finance papers reveal stark reality of rural poverty

Eat or heat? Council finance papers reveal stark reality of rural poverty

Eat or heat? Council finance papers reveal stark reality of rural poverty

24 November 2021

Councillors branded rural poverty a “catastrophe waiting to happen this winter” following figures provided in a finance meeting today.


Information on new Business Ventilation Grant Scheme

Information on new Business Ventilation Grant Scheme

Information on new Business Ventilation Grant Scheme

24 November 2021

Grants of up to £2,500 are available to businesses to improve ventilation and air quality on their premises to help reduce the risk of Covid-19.


Highland Council to raise objection to Kintradwell Wind Farm amid concern over its visual impact on landscape

Highland Council to raise objection to Kintradwell Wind Farm amid concern over its visual impact on landscape

Highland Council to raise objection to Kintradwell Wind Farm amid concern over its visual impact on landscape

24 November 2021

Power company RES is hoping to build a 15-turbine wind farm on a moorland site at Kintradwell Estate, some 7.7km north of Brora.


Hopes of a 30mph limit fall by wayside

Hopes of a 30mph limit fall by wayside

Hopes of a 30mph limit fall by wayside

22 November 2021

Sutherland councillors are now pushing for a 40mph speed limit on the mile-long straight between Bonar Bridge and Ardgay.


Highland Council is failing our most vulnerable children

Highland Council is failing our most vulnerable children

Highland Council is failing our most vulnerable children

20 November 2021

Policy and procedures are used like a shield to excuse a total lack of flexibility and initiative.


PICTURES: Wind farm company under fire over single-track Sutherland road left like a 'patchwork quilt'

PICTURES: Wind farm company under fire over single-track Sutherland road left like a 'patchwork quilt'

PICTURES: Wind farm company under fire over single-track Sutherland road left like a 'patchwork quilt'

19 November 2021

It is claimed that over 60 per cent of the areas damaged on the Strath Brora road by Gordonbush Extension traffic have not been repaired.


Reay early learning project due to be finished early next year, says Highland Council

Reay early learning project due to be finished early next year, says Highland Council

Reay early learning project due to be finished early next year, says Highland Council

18 November 2021

Caithness village one of seven areas where capital project about to be completed


'Win' for vandals - pay meters to be removed from Golspie public toilets

'Win' for vandals - pay meters to be removed from Golspie public toilets

'Win' for vandals - pay meters to be removed from Golspie public toilets

18 November 2021

Cllr Richard Gale: "We are basically letting the vandals win by virtue of the fact we cannot prevent vandalism. I find it very frustrating."


Councillors to consider proposals to tackle traffic congestion at notorious bottleneck following hundreds of responses from public

Councillors to consider proposals to tackle traffic congestion at notorious bottleneck following hundreds of responses from public

Councillors to consider proposals to tackle traffic congestion at notorious bottleneck following hundreds of responses from public

17 November 2021

Proposals to tackle traffic congestion at a notorious bottleneck in Inverness are set to move forward.


Do you have rent arrears due to Covid-19?

Do you have rent arrears due to Covid-19?

Do you have rent arrears due to Covid-19?

17 November 2021

Highland Council has the funds to help you, if you match the criteria.


Senior officer at Highland Council retires after 35 years' public service

Senior officer at Highland Council retires after 35 years' public service

Senior officer at Highland Council retires after 35 years' public service

17 November 2021

A senior officer at Highland Council is retiring after 35 years public service.


Highland Council seeking 'evidence of use' in move towards making blocked footpath at Littleferry a public right of way

Highland Council seeking 'evidence of use' in move towards making blocked footpath at Littleferry a public right of way

Highland Council seeking 'evidence of use' in move towards making blocked footpath at Littleferry a public right of way

17 November 2021

The wooden gate was erected in front of the Ferryman's Cottage in August and bars access to the quayside path which was previously open to all.


More funding for Sutherland play parks

More funding for Sutherland play parks

More funding for Sutherland play parks

16 November 2021

The funding comes from the Scottish Government's play area renewal programme and is being disbursed by Highland Council.


Project will find path to Sutherland wellbeing

Project will find path to Sutherland wellbeing

Project will find path to Sutherland wellbeing

15 November 2021

The Sutherland project will take the lessons learned from Caithness Cares and use these as a roadmap for a similar project.


Sutherland primary school closed 'on public health grounds'

Sutherland primary school closed 'on public health grounds'

Sutherland primary school closed 'on public health grounds'

12 November 2021

Notification of the Sutherland school's shut down is on the authority's website.


Dornoch caravan park operators fear for future if overnight motorhome parking plans get go-ahead

Dornoch caravan park operators fear for future if overnight motorhome parking plans get go-ahead

Dornoch caravan park operators fear for future if overnight motorhome parking plans get go-ahead

12 November 2021

Lynn Redfern said the move by Highland Council would seriously undermine the commercial viability of the business.


Community Transfer Assets to be made easier by Highland Council

Community Transfer Assets to be made easier by Highland Council

Community Transfer Assets to be made easier by Highland Council

11 November 2021

The council has appointed community support co-ordinators who will support groups.


Sutherland drivers – be aware of temporary overnight road closures in county

Sutherland drivers – be aware of temporary overnight road closures in county

Sutherland drivers – be aware of temporary overnight road closures in county

11 November 2021

Two temporary overnight road closures will be in place in Sutherland next week.


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