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Does Highland Council have a major bullying problem on its hands?

27 October 2023
Does Highland Council have a major bullying problem on its hands?

Does Highland Council have a major bullying problem on its hands?

27 October 2023

Reported numbers already dwarf those of the NHS Highland bullying saga that cost the health board £2.4 million in compensation.


Angling club questions Highland Council's land use rights over Riverside Way project

26 October 2023
Angling club questions Highland Council's land use rights over Riverside Way project

Angling club questions Highland Council's land use rights over Riverside Way project

26 October 2023

The council says that with just days before work starts it was still 'evaluating' the issue.


Highland Council is openly talking about redundancies 'without adequate funding'

26 October 2023
Highland Council is openly talking about redundancies 'without adequate funding'

Highland Council is openly talking about redundancies 'without adequate funding'

26 October 2023

Leader Raymond Bremner says that could 'mean job losses' as the administration is hammered for not 'looking at real problems.'


New bike shed at Highland Council HQ raises eyebrows but generally welcomed

25 October 2023
New bike shed at Highland Council HQ raises eyebrows but generally welcomed

New bike shed at Highland Council HQ raises eyebrows but generally welcomed

25 October 2023

Inverness Cycling Mayor Emily Williams calls for more of the same for locals amid a ‘paucity’ of facilities outside the city centre


Jamie Halcro Johnston: Local communities on the Corran Narrows Crossing have been 'failed'

25 October 2023
Jamie Halcro Johnston: Local communities on the Corran Narrows Crossing have been 'failed'

Jamie Halcro Johnston: Local communities on the Corran Narrows Crossing have been 'failed'

25 October 2023

He says 'the SNP-led Highland Council and SNP-led Scottish Government must stop passing the buck' – 'the truth of it is they both have.'


New political group at Highland Council aims to put constituents 'first and foremost'

25 October 2023
New political group at Highland Council aims to put constituents 'first and foremost'

New political group at Highland Council aims to put constituents 'first and foremost'

25 October 2023

Highland Alliance co-led by Duncan Macpherson will not whip members to 'vote against their conscience or the communities.'


Riverside Way construction to commence next week amid serious concerns

25 October 2023
Riverside Way construction to commence next week amid serious concerns

Riverside Way construction to commence next week amid serious concerns

25 October 2023

The work will will take five months to complete ans see footpaths widened, segregated cycle contraflow lane, and changes to junction layouts.


Highland Council HQ potholes repairs costs covered by active travel government funding

24 October 2023
Highland Council HQ potholes repairs costs covered by active travel government funding

Highland Council HQ potholes repairs costs covered by active travel government funding

24 October 2023

The Scottish Government's cycling walking and safer routes budget is often used for safer routes to schools.


Confidential contact for Highland Council staff who want to speak out on alleged bullying

24 October 2023
Confidential contact for Highland Council staff who want to speak out on alleged bullying

Confidential contact for Highland Council staff who want to speak out on alleged bullying

24 October 2023

The call comes after at least 500 staff claimed in an official survey that they were subject to bullying and harassment at work.


1 in 10 Highland Council staff claim in survey to have been bullied

23 October 2023
1 in 10 Highland Council staff claim in survey to have been bullied

1 in 10 Highland Council staff claim in survey to have been bullied

23 October 2023

Allegations include 25 physical assaults, five of sexual harassment with claims made against colleagues, bosses and even elected councillors.


Donald Angus Cameron of Lochiel, the former Lord Lieutenant of Inverness, has died aged 77

23 October 2023
Donald Angus Cameron of Lochiel, the former Lord Lieutenant of Inverness, has died aged 77

Donald Angus Cameron of Lochiel, the former Lord Lieutenant of Inverness, has died aged 77

23 October 2023

His son the MSP Donald Cameron described him as 'the most courageous and loving of men, who adored his family, friends.'


SNP will have 'more deserters than the Foreign Legion' if it fails on the A9

19 October 2023
SNP will have 'more deserters than the Foreign Legion' if it fails on the A9

SNP will have 'more deserters than the Foreign Legion' if it fails on the A9

19 October 2023

Fergus Ewing hits back after coming under fire at the SNP conference which issued yet another dualling promise.


RHODA GRANT: A9 inquiry evidence is an 'indictment' of the Scottish Government

17 October 2023
RHODA GRANT: A9 inquiry evidence is an 'indictment' of the Scottish Government

RHODA GRANT: A9 inquiry evidence is an 'indictment' of the Scottish Government

17 October 2023

She says there was 'more interest in duelling between Transport Scotland and the government than dualling the road.'


SNP displays bitterness at dualling critics as conference backs another A9/A96 vow

17 October 2023
SNP displays bitterness at dualling critics as conference backs another A9/A96 vow

SNP displays bitterness at dualling critics as conference backs another A9/A96 vow

17 October 2023

Criticism still rankles as speakers take aim at critics: ‘the Tories get so chuffed when they can use SNP quotes to throw at us.’


WATCH: New hope as Inverness and Ross-shire parents launch campaign to build 4 schools

12 October 2023
WATCH: New hope as Inverness and Ross-shire parents launch campaign to build 4 schools

WATCH: New hope as Inverness and Ross-shire parents launch campaign to build 4 schools

12 October 2023

Efforts are being made to offer school communities a sense of hope after funding for a range of rebuild projects was dropped from council plans.


Dingwall and Black Isle Gaelic choir leader 'could light up a room'

11 October 2023
Dingwall and Black Isle Gaelic choir leader 'could light up a room'

Dingwall and Black Isle Gaelic choir leader 'could light up a room'

11 October 2023

A friend of Highland Gaelic stalwart Kirsteen MacLennan has paid tribute after her passing at the end of last week.


EDWARD MOUNTAIN: Visitor Levy would 'make business owners unofficial tax collectors'

10 October 2023
EDWARD MOUNTAIN: Visitor Levy would 'make business owners unofficial tax collectors'

EDWARD MOUNTAIN: Visitor Levy would 'make business owners unofficial tax collectors'

10 October 2023

He says this is 'another example of the Scottish government proposing ill-conceived laws to cover the budget shortfalls.'


Extraordinary outpouring of grief for Kirsteen MacLennan – a 'beautiful and kind person'

10 October 2023
Extraordinary outpouring of grief for Kirsteen MacLennan – a 'beautiful and kind person'

Extraordinary outpouring of grief for Kirsteen MacLennan – a 'beautiful and kind person'

10 October 2023

The death of the gifted Gaelic conductor, singer and teacher aged 49 sparks hundreds of tributes.


Fergus Ewing wants to call Nicola Sturgeon to answer questions at the A9 inquiry

09 October 2023
Fergus Ewing wants to call Nicola Sturgeon to answer questions at the A9 inquiry

Fergus Ewing wants to call Nicola Sturgeon to answer questions at the A9 inquiry

09 October 2023

He says 'we must obtain and hear evidence from Nicola and all the other cabinet secretaries' who had responsibility for the A9 and A96.


PICTURED: Flooding in the Highlands after 48 hours of torrential rain

08 October 2023
PICTURED: Flooding in the Highlands after 48 hours of torrential rain

PICTURED: Flooding in the Highlands after 48 hours of torrential rain

08 October 2023

From homes to streets to railway tracks and bridges and the sheer expanse of some flood waters after the Spey burst its banks.


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