Domestic violence refuge forced to turn women away


Published: Sun 23 Oct 2016

The Inverness refuge is full.

A LIFELINE refuge for vulnerable women and children in Inverness is turning people away because it is so full. Domestic abuse support centre, Inverness Women's Aid, has reached capacity and staff have

Highland Council in housing debt write off plea


Published: Sun 23 Oct 2016

The council performed poorly in a satisfaction survey.

A PLEA has been made to write off millions of pounds of Highland Council debt. Council leader Margaret Davidson is working to have some of the £205 million housing arrears wiped to ease the burden on the

Highland council tax could rise by 26 per cent


Published: Sat 22 Oct 2016

Tough times ahead: Council leader Margaret Davidson and finance director Derek Yule.

HIGHLAND householders could be set to pay a council tax rise of more than £500, but half of this could be spent elsewhere in Scotland. It is expected the levy will be raised from April and homes in bands

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