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PICTURES: Beast from the East returns as 'Pest from the West'

PICTURES: Beast from the East returns as 'Pest from the West'

PICTURES: Beast from the East returns as 'Pest from the West'

Gale forces winds and snow have returned to the far north in a two-day blitz of 'shochad storms' reminiscent of the 2018 Beast from the East.


Local authority reveals ambitious recruitment programme

Local authority reveals ambitious recruitment programme

Local authority reveals ambitious recruitment programme

Highland Council updated details on an ambitious recruitment programme to fill positions for key project and programme staff.


Bonanza as coastal fund is disbursed

Bonanza as coastal fund is disbursed

Bonanza as coastal fund is disbursed

SUTHERLAND councillors have today allocated more than £700,000 – the county's share of the new Highland Coastal Communities Fund.


Overturned lorry leads to road closure in Sutherland

Overturned lorry leads to road closure in Sutherland

Overturned lorry leads to road closure in Sutherland

The Lairg to Laxford Bridge route is affected.


Councillors clash over roads spending

Councillors clash over roads spending

Councillors clash over roads spending

The local authority now has a £44 million surplus for the financial year after it received further government funding.


Highland Council to recruit seasonal waste management staff as well as new access rangers

Highland Council to recruit seasonal waste management staff as well as new access rangers

Highland Council to recruit seasonal waste management staff as well as new access rangers

AN expected surge in visitor numbers have sparked the creation of 18 seasonal jobs to help the Highlands cope with the post-lockdown influx.


Post-lockdown visitor surge sparks new jobs to help Highlands cope

Post-lockdown visitor surge sparks new jobs to help Highlands cope

Post-lockdown visitor surge sparks new jobs to help Highlands cope

AN expected surge in visitor numbers have sparked the creation of 18 seasonal jobs to help the Highlands cope with the post-lockdown influx.


Highland Council congratulates Brora Rangers on historic win after local councillor makes statement at start of meeting

Highland Council congratulates Brora Rangers on historic win after local councillor makes statement at start of meeting

Highland Council congratulates Brora Rangers on historic win after local councillor makes statement at start of meeting

Council convener says: "I am sure there are many Jambos crying in their beer today and will be for some substantial time.”


Local authority on 'stronger footing' with higher level of reserve funding

Local authority on 'stronger footing' with higher level of reserve funding

Local authority on 'stronger footing' with higher level of reserve funding

Councillors have noted a revenue report with an update on Highland Council’s year end position which estimates Reserves at £44.1 million.


Highland Council advertises rangers' posts in Sutherland to promote Scottish Outdoor Access Code

Highland Council advertises rangers' posts in Sutherland to promote Scottish Outdoor Access Code

Highland Council advertises rangers' posts in Sutherland to promote Scottish Outdoor Access Code

HIGHLAND Council hopes to appoint 10 seasonal rangers to be the 'eyes and ears' of the authority on the ground.


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