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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

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

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


Sewage dumped in Highlands 1500 times last year

Sewage dumped in Highlands 1500 times last year

Sewage dumped in Highlands 1500 times last year

Sewage was dumped in the Highland area almost 1500 times last year – a figure described as "disgusting" by far north MP Jamie Stone.


Ross urges local MSPs to back scrapping of ‘dangerous’ Hate Crime Act

Ross urges local MSPs to back scrapping of ‘dangerous’ Hate Crime Act

Ross urges local MSPs to back scrapping of ‘dangerous’ Hate Crime Act

MORAY MP Douglas Ross has urged local MSPs to back Scottish Conservative calls to scrap the “dangerous” Hate Crime Act.


Call for Highland Council to enforce policy banning use of pesticides in school playgrounds which may cause cancer

Call for Highland Council to enforce policy banning use of pesticides in school playgrounds which may cause cancer

Call for Highland Council to enforce policy banning use of pesticides in school playgrounds which may cause cancer

A Highland MSP has asked Highland Council to take urgent action to enforce their policy banning the use of pesticides on school playgrounds.


Rural business organisation calls for better ‘rural-proofing’ of policies in wake of wood-burning stoves debacle

Rural business organisation calls for better ‘rural-proofing’ of policies in wake of wood-burning stoves debacle

Rural business organisation calls for better ‘rural-proofing’ of policies in wake of wood-burning stoves debacle

Scottish Land & Estates has called for better ‘rural-proofing’ of policies in the wake of the debacle over a ban on wood-burning stoves in new homes.


Funeral details revealed for popular Highland councillor following shock death

Funeral details revealed for popular Highland councillor following shock death

Funeral details revealed for popular Highland councillor following shock death

Cllr Alasdair Rhind, who represented the Tain and Easter Ross ward, will be buried following a funeral service on Friday.


‘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)

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

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

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

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.’


Shock death of Highland councillor a ‘huge loss to us all’

Shock death of Highland councillor a ‘huge loss to us all’

Shock death of Highland councillor a ‘huge loss to us all’

The shock death of Highland councillor Alasdair Rhind has left friends and colleagues stunned, with MP Jamie Stone among those paying tribute.


EDWARD MOUNTAIN: MSPs ‘not welcome’ to inspect the Highland’s dilapidated schools

EDWARD MOUNTAIN: MSPs ‘not welcome’ to inspect the Highland’s dilapidated schools

EDWARD MOUNTAIN: MSPs ‘not welcome’ to inspect the Highland’s dilapidated schools

He says it is ‘crucial’ schools ‘are not granted an exemption when it comes to political scrutiny.’


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