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Election 2021: Independent candidate Andy Wightman says that for him 'localism is not just a buzzword'

Election 2021: Independent candidate Andy Wightman says that for him 'localism is not just a buzzword'

Election 2021: Independent candidate Andy Wightman says that for him 'localism is not just a buzzword'

The regional list hopeful says it is time 'to rediscover some of the Highland radicalism that existed' and bring the people into politics


Election 2021: How would the far north Holyrood candidates deal with fuel poverty in the region?

Election 2021: How would the far north Holyrood candidates deal with fuel poverty in the region?

Election 2021: How would the far north Holyrood candidates deal with fuel poverty in the region?

The final part of our pre-election series asking Holyrood hopefuls about the key issues in the Highlands


Election 2021: We ask the far north's Holyrood candidates what they would do about healthcare in the constituency

Election 2021: We ask the far north's Holyrood candidates what they would do about healthcare in the constituency

Election 2021: We ask the far north's Holyrood candidates what they would do about healthcare in the constituency

The penultimate part of our ongoing series about the key issues affecting the Highlands in the next parliament


Citizens' assemblies will improve local democracy, says SNP's Maree Todd

Citizens' assemblies will improve local democracy, says SNP's Maree Todd

Citizens' assemblies will improve local democracy, says SNP's Maree Todd

Maree Todd, the SNP candidate for Caithness, Sutherland and Ross, says she is backing citizens' assemblies as a way of empowering communities.


Lib Dem candidate calls for an end to 'embarrassment' of homelessness

Lib Dem candidate calls for an end to 'embarrassment' of homelessness

Lib Dem candidate calls for an end to 'embarrassment' of homelessness

Molly Nolan has voiced concern after revealing that 12,185 people declared themselves homeless in the Highlands and Islands over the past five years.


Greens pledge more opportunities for young people in Highlands and Islands

Greens pledge more opportunities for young people in Highlands and Islands

Greens pledge more opportunities for young people in Highlands and Islands

The Greens have pledged to provide more opportunities for young people in the next parliament, with tens of thousands benefiting in the north.


Rebuild the Highlands by improving rural connectivity

Rebuild the Highlands by improving rural connectivity

Rebuild the Highlands by improving rural connectivity

Says Scottish Conservative candidate for Inverness and Nairn Edward Mountain.


Lib-Dem Holyrood hopeful Molly Nolan cites roads and education as her top priorities in Sutherland

Lib-Dem Holyrood hopeful Molly Nolan cites roads and education as her top priorities in Sutherland

Lib-Dem Holyrood hopeful Molly Nolan cites roads and education as her top priorities in Sutherland

Lib-Dem candidate for Caithness, Sutherland and Ross, Molly Nolan sets out what she will do for Sutherland in her first 100 days if elected as MSP.


Struan Mackie appalled at number of assaults on NHS workers

Struan Mackie appalled at number of assaults on NHS workers

Struan Mackie appalled at number of assaults on NHS workers

Conservative candidate Struan Mackie has hit out at the "disgraceful" number of assaults on health service staff during the Covid-19 pandemic.


Thousands of food parcels given to north families during Covid-19 pandemic

Thousands of food parcels given to north families during Covid-19 pandemic

Thousands of food parcels given to north families during Covid-19 pandemic

Almost 4000 food parcels were provided to families in Caithness, Sutherland and Ross during the pandemic, says, Marion Donaldson.


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