Highland Council’s controversial education chief failed to appear at yesterday’s education committee amid ongoing acrimony over his £936 a day wage.
North councillors have given the go-ahead to an ambitious visitor attraction in Tongue which it is hoped will revitalise the area.
HIGHLAND Council is in the progress of renegotiating some school transport contracts, less than a week before schools reopen.
Opposition councillors on Highland Council say questions need to be answered after the executive chief officer for education left his post abruptly.
This column is by Jim McGillivray, one of the Highland councillors for the East Sutherland and Edderton ward.
A BOUNDARY Commission proposal to amalgamate Sutherland’s two Highland Council wards into one super ward has caused shock waves.
The service was suspended on March 23 due to the pandemic and the need to prioritise staff to provide essential waste and recycling collections.
The SNP opposition on the Highland Council are questioning the precise position of the council’s debt.
There has been an angry reaction after it emerged that cash-strapped Highland Council agreed to pay its interim education chief £244,296 a year.
A NEW tourism committee has been set up by Highland Council to address the challenges facing communities as they look to recover from the lockdown.
High Life Highland has reiterated that safety will be the top priority as it seeks to "bounce back” from the global pandemic.
Sutherland’s leading councillor has thanked education staff for their hard work during lockdown.
Highland Council says it is concerned that many of its tenants may be missing out on help towards their rent from Universal Credit.
A plan to deliver 1140 hours of early learning and childcare from August has been put on hold.