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THE WAY I SEE IT: The right to roam legislation can come at a cost.

THE WAY I SEE IT: The right to roam legislation can come at a cost.

THE WAY I SEE IT: The right to roam legislation can come at a cost.

This column is by Jim McGillivray, one of the Highland councillors for the East Sutherland and Edderton ward.


Shock at plan to amalgamate Sutherland's two Highland Council wards

 Shock at plan to amalgamate Sutherland's two Highland Council wards

Shock at plan to amalgamate Sutherland's two Highland Council wards

A BOUNDARY Commission proposal to amalgamate Sutherland’s two Highland Council wards into one super ward has caused shock waves.


Local authority resumes bulky uplift collection service after lockdown restrictions further relaxed

Local authority resumes bulky uplift collection service after lockdown restrictions further relaxed

Local authority resumes bulky uplift collection service after lockdown restrictions further relaxed

The service was suspended on March 23 due to the pandemic and the need to prioritise staff to provide essential waste and recycling collections.


SNP members question salary of new education boss

SNP members question salary of new education boss

SNP members question salary of new education boss

The SNP opposition on the Highland Council are questioning the precise position of the council’s debt.


Anger at council education chief receiving nearly £246k per year

Anger at council education chief receiving nearly £246k per year

Anger at council education chief receiving nearly £246k per year

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.


New tourism committee established as Highland Council looks to economic recovery from coronavirus lockdown

New tourism committee established as Highland Council looks to economic recovery from coronavirus lockdown

New tourism committee established as Highland Council looks to economic recovery from coronavirus lockdown

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 to reopen services gradually with safety a top priority

High Life Highland to reopen services gradually with safety a top priority

High Life Highland to reopen services gradually with safety a top priority

High Life Highland has reiterated that safety will be the top priority as it seeks to "bounce back” from the global pandemic.


Teachers’ lockdown efforts praised

Teachers’ lockdown efforts praised

Teachers’ lockdown efforts praised

Sutherland’s leading councillor has thanked education staff for their hard work during lockdown.


Local authority concerned that its tenants on Universal Credit are unaware of help towards rent

Local authority concerned that its tenants on Universal Credit are unaware of help towards rent

Local authority concerned that its tenants on Universal Credit are unaware of help towards rent

Highland Council says it is concerned that many of its tenants may be missing out on help towards their rent from Universal Credit.


Final phase of Early Learning and Childcare expansion put on hold for now

Final phase of Early Learning and Childcare expansion put on hold for now

Final phase of Early Learning and Childcare expansion put on hold for now

A plan to deliver 1140 hours of early learning and childcare from August has been put on hold.


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