Highland Council has given a “very cautious” response to the Scottish Government’s budget and claims that funding has been increased.
BIOMASS boiler manufacturers and retailers should be more responsible and flag up that they need planning permission when selling them.
INTRODUCING a tourist tax could lead to lucrative cruise liner traffic by-passing the Highlands, four leading business organisations have warned.
Highland Council has revealed the number of nominations received in the community council elections following the October 29 deadline.
COSTS of more than £6 million have been avoided thanks to a reduction in the numbers of looked-after children in placements outside the Highlands.
A Sutherland community council faces winding up unless enough people come forward to stand at its next election in November.
Community leaders in Bora are racing against time to access £65,000 funding from the Scottish Government for a town centre project.
Parents of pupils at a small Sutherland primary school are lobbying Highland Council in a bid to retain one of their teachers.
The cost to the tax payer of holding the Coul Links planning inquiry was £3200, a Government spokesman has said.
Pressure is being put on Highland Council to bring forward plans to replace an ageing north coast bridge
A local councillor is trying to defuse conflict over a controversial tourism development at a north west Sutherland beauty spot.
A young Sutherland pupil has launched a petition to persuade education bosses to give a probationary teacher at her school a permanent job.
Sutherland’s already fragile population figures are set to plunge still further over the next few years, it is feared.