Councillor Margaret Davidson says such payments would help many people to bridge the five week delay in processing claims
The Scotland Loves Local scheme aims to help pay for improvements like protective screens, sanitising equipment and PPE
Food bank use also surges by 97 per cent as officials say the pandemic 'exacerbated welfare, debt, housing and employment issues'
The plans were set out at the tourism committee after outraged communities spoke out on the issue and demanded action
The decision had already been deferred once amid concerns about flooding in the south of the city
Critics warn that the changes to Stephen's Brae could harm access for those with disabilities
Efforts will also be put into providing better facilities for tourists with possible opportunities for landowners to accommodate motorhomes
Highland Council’s tourism committee is to look at ways of cracking down on on antisocial behaviour in tourist hotspots.
Inverness Councillor Ron MacWilliam made the call months ago and says the data will help people to take precautions
Edward Mountain said he is now 'deeply concerned' whether the board can deliver on its health and social care obligations
Assurances over public health as coronavirus case confirmed aboard vessel at Highland port.
The recovery board said good progress had been made for when the UK exits the EU on December 31
Highland Council aims to create business and revenue by meeting its climate targets
Residents in parts of Scotland worst hit by coronavirus have been urged not to travel to other parts of the country during the half-term holiday.
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced the changes but some have called for an even more targeted response locally instead of blanket bans
Pubs, bars, restaurants and cafés in the Highlands are to be restricted in their sale of alcohol in a bid to drive down Covid infection rates.
But booze can still be sold to outdoor patrons with tougher sanctions coming for those who flout mask wearing and self-isolation guidance
He made the calls at the start of the Challenge Poverty Week following a hard hitting report poverty
Jamie Halcro Johnston said too many schools were struggling to deliver the curriculum due to staff shortages
HIGHLAND Council’s pension fund has millions invested in one of the world’s biggest arms manufacturers.