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Fears NHS Highland’s £112 million deficit could see vascular surgery cut

25 March 2024
Fears NHS Highland’s £112 million deficit could see vascular surgery cut

Fears NHS Highland’s £112 million deficit could see vascular surgery cut

25 March 2024

MSP Fergus Ewing worries that could ‘threaten the availability of safe provision of other acute services such as trauma.’


ARIANE BURGESS: Scotland's hills, mountains, and coastlines are 'seriously depleted of life'

22 March 2024
ARIANE BURGESS: Scotland's hills, mountains, and coastlines are 'seriously depleted of life'

ARIANE BURGESS: Scotland's hills, mountains, and coastlines are 'seriously depleted of life'

22 March 2024

The Greens MSP says 'centuries of land management practices have taken their toll, leading to a decline in wildlife and natural habitats.'


Greens call for Audit Scotland to Probe Highland Council over net zero targets

22 March 2024
Greens call for Audit Scotland to Probe Highland Council over net zero targets

Greens call for Audit Scotland to Probe Highland Council over net zero targets

22 March 2024

Councillors Chris Ballance says 'I hope Audit Scotland will keep the council’s feet to the fire (literally) on this one.'


Highland Council’s £105,487-a-year education boss Nicky Grant is on ‘approved leave’

21 March 2024
Highland Council’s £105,487-a-year education boss Nicky Grant is on ‘approved leave’

Highland Council’s £105,487-a-year education boss Nicky Grant is on ‘approved leave’

21 March 2024

The council refuses to say what 'approve leave' is or why the top official does not appear to have been at work since at least February 21.


UPDATE: Fortrose Academy loses both head teacher and deputy head to ‘approved leave’

21 March 2024
UPDATE: Fortrose Academy loses both head teacher and deputy head to ‘approved leave’

UPDATE: Fortrose Academy loses both head teacher and deputy head to ‘approved leave’

21 March 2024

Questions are being asked what is behind the move but the council refuses to say what it means by ‘approved leave.’


Highland Council announces Fortrose Academy head teacher Jacquie Ross has been replaced

21 March 2024
Highland Council announces Fortrose Academy head teacher Jacquie Ross has been replaced

Highland Council announces Fortrose Academy head teacher Jacquie Ross has been replaced

21 March 2024

The local authority says she is 'currently absent from work' and Gairloch High head Wim Chalmet is taking over for now.


Could a Highland-specific manifesto help win over the north to Alex Salmond’s Alba Party?

20 March 2024
Could a Highland-specific manifesto help win over the north to Alex Salmond’s Alba Party?

Could a Highland-specific manifesto help win over the north to Alex Salmond’s Alba Party?

20 March 2024

Highland Councillor Karl Rosie is to draft what Alex Salmond says is a 'call to arms' as they highlight significant regional issues.


Alex Salmond set to host a public meeting on the ‘future of the Highlands’ including the A9

20 March 2024
Alex Salmond set to host a public meeting on the ‘future of the Highlands’ including the A9

Alex Salmond set to host a public meeting on the ‘future of the Highlands’ including the A9

20 March 2024

Councillor Karl Rosie will join him as the Alba Party plans a ‘Highland Manifesto’ amid allegations the SNP are 'asleep at the wheel.'


Port of Cromarty Firth in the running for £160 million worth of UK government funding

19 March 2024
Port of Cromarty Firth in the running for £160 million worth of UK government funding

Port of Cromarty Firth in the running for £160 million worth of UK government funding

19 March 2024

The cash is the so-called Floating Offshore Wind Manufacturing Investment Scheme to create a site to build turbines.


McDonald's Aviemore extension granted but agreement smells bad for The Winking Owl

19 March 2024
McDonald's Aviemore extension granted but agreement smells bad for The Winking Owl

McDonald's Aviemore extension granted but agreement smells bad for The Winking Owl

19 March 2024

Objectors comments about odours and architecture were dismissed as the application passed unanimously.


Inverness BID to Highland Council: 'You have been a wee bit economical with the truth'

18 March 2024
Inverness BID to Highland Council: 'You have been a wee bit economical with the truth'

Inverness BID to Highland Council: 'You have been a wee bit economical with the truth'

18 March 2024

The business breakfast was told a formal complaint was filed over the council's handling of the Academy Street revamp.


Highland Council bosses 'should hang their heads in shame' over bullying failures

16 March 2024
Highland Council bosses 'should hang their heads in shame' over bullying failures

Highland Council bosses 'should hang their heads in shame' over bullying failures

16 March 2024

An internal survey failed to ask staff whether or not they had been bullied or harassed at work.


Highland Council returns bins for new collection service because they were rubbish

15 March 2024
Highland Council returns bins for new collection service because they were rubbish

Highland Council returns bins for new collection service because they were rubbish

15 March 2024

3380 bins for its for the revamped waste and recycling collections had ‘minor problems' but service is not affected.


Mixed reaction after Highland Council vote on Caley Thistle project

15 March 2024
Mixed reaction after Highland Council vote on Caley Thistle project

Mixed reaction after Highland Council vote on Caley Thistle project

15 March 2024

Fans are ‘very concerned’ about the club while four Inverness community councils are relieved.


Loch Ness hydro scheme renamed as new owner Statkraft targets 2030 operational date

14 March 2024
Loch Ness hydro scheme renamed as new owner Statkraft targets 2030 operational date

Loch Ness hydro scheme renamed as new owner Statkraft targets 2030 operational date

14 March 2024

Project director Donald Weir says it is a ‘renaissance of a form of energy generation that has been dormant for decades.’


Caley Thistle CEO claims 'fix was in' as Highland Council rejects £3.4m battery farm

14 March 2024
Caley Thistle CEO claims 'fix was in' as Highland Council rejects £3.4m battery farm

Caley Thistle CEO claims 'fix was in' as Highland Council rejects £3.4m battery farm

14 March 2024

Scot Gardiner hit out 'insidious behind-the-scenes goings-on from certain councillors' but vows to challenge decisions.


BREAKING: Highland Council rejects vital Caley Thistle renewables project

14 March 2024
BREAKING: Highland Council rejects vital Caley Thistle renewables project

BREAKING: Highland Council rejects vital Caley Thistle renewables project

14 March 2024

The move throws the club's immediate future into doubt.


Highland Council’s battle with Caley Thistle over battery storage plan ‘beggars belief’

13 March 2024
Highland Council’s battle with Caley Thistle over battery storage plan ‘beggars belief’

Highland Council’s battle with Caley Thistle over battery storage plan ‘beggars belief’

13 March 2024

Robert Mckendrick highlights how the council wants its own battery storage facility while trying to reject the club's bid for one.


Missing budget details, a major delivery plan released – what is Highland Council up to?

13 March 2024
Missing budget details, a major delivery plan released – what is Highland Council up to?

Missing budget details, a major delivery plan released – what is Highland Council up to?

13 March 2024

The new delivery plan is to 'underpins' the budget but critics are at a loss to say what the 'murky' budget accounts for.


Disadvantaged kids set to lose vital help as Highland Council looks to cut funding

11 March 2024
Disadvantaged kids set to lose vital help as Highland Council looks to cut funding

Disadvantaged kids set to lose vital help as Highland Council looks to cut funding

11 March 2024

MCR Pathways' Mike Evans says 'that one sense of stability' will be 'literally ripped away' from hundreds of vulnerable young people.


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