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Department of Transport orders local authorities to repair potholes while roads are quiet during lockdown

Department of Transport orders local authorities to repair potholes while roads are quiet during lockdown

Department of Transport orders local authorities to repair potholes while roads are quiet during lockdown

Department calling on authorities to use 'quiet road time'


Highland Council invites applications to Regeneration Capital Grant Fund

Highland Council invites applications to Regeneration Capital Grant Fund

Highland Council invites applications to Regeneration Capital Grant Fund

Highland Council is now accepting applications for the Regeneration Capital Grant Fund for 2021/22.


Local authority to hold special meeting to discuss way forward once lockdown is over

Local authority to hold special meeting to discuss way forward once lockdown is over

Local authority to hold special meeting to discuss way forward once lockdown is over

A SPECIAL Highland Council meeting will thrash out ways the region and local authority can recover from the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.


Local authority's financial black hole deepens as forecast predicts shortfall could be as much as £80 million due to pandemic

Local authority's financial black hole deepens as forecast predicts shortfall could be as much as £80 million due to pandemic

Local authority's financial black hole deepens as forecast predicts shortfall could be as much as £80 million due to pandemic

Highland Council is preparing for a budget gap of over £80 million within the current financial year due to the impact of the coronavirus.


Local authority leader thanks employees for doing an 'incredible job' during pandemic

Local authority leader thanks employees for doing an 'incredible job' during pandemic

Local authority leader thanks employees for doing an 'incredible job' during pandemic

Highland Council leader Margaret Davidson has praised the efforts of local authority staff in responding to the Covid-19 emergency.


More than 2300 businesses get council grants

More than 2300 businesses get council grants

More than 2300 businesses get council grants

Highland Council's Covid-19 small business and self-catering grant scheme has now paid out £26.89 million to 2341 businesses across the region.


Local authority in 'challenging situation' as dwindling revenue leads to budget rethink

Local authority in 'challenging situation' as dwindling revenue leads to budget rethink

Local authority in 'challenging situation' as dwindling revenue leads to budget rethink

Highland Council will have to abandon the budget it agreed two months ago and rewrite it from top to bottom due to the impact of Covid-19.


Call for windfarm plans to be shelved

Call for windfarm plans to be shelved

Call for windfarm plans to be shelved

The leader of a Sutherland windfarm campaign group has called for all such proposed developments to be shelved until the pandemic is over.


Local authorities are providing 140,000 children and young people with free school meals

Local authorities are providing 140,000 children and young people with free school meals

Local authorities are providing 140,000 children and young people with free school meals

Some 140,000 children and young people across Scotland are being supported with the provision of a free school meal during the coronavirus outbreak.


High demand in north for Covid-19 business grant scheme

High demand in north for Covid-19 business grant scheme

High demand in north for Covid-19 business grant scheme

Highland Council is seeing a high demand for its Covid-19 business grant scheme.


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