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Community council's concerns over Caley Thistle's battery storage scheme

13 December 2023
Community council's concerns over Caley Thistle's battery storage scheme

Community council's concerns over Caley Thistle's battery storage scheme

13 December 2023

Inshes and Milton of Leys fear the potential risks to residents of the development near Fairways business centre.


EMMA RODDICK: Budget time 'means a lot of stressed and gloomy-looking politicians'

12 December 2023
EMMA RODDICK: Budget time 'means a lot of stressed and gloomy-looking politicians'

EMMA RODDICK: Budget time 'means a lot of stressed and gloomy-looking politicians'

12 December 2023

She says 'unfortunately, the UK government’s autumn statement delivered a worst-case scenario for Scotland.'


NHS Highland appoints Fiona Davies as chief executive to succeed retiring Pam Dudek

12 December 2023
NHS Highland appoints Fiona Davies as chief executive to succeed retiring Pam Dudek

NHS Highland appoints Fiona Davies as chief executive to succeed retiring Pam Dudek

12 December 2023

Ms Davies is currently chief officer of Argyll and Bute health and social care partnership will start work on April 1.


Highland Council launches pioneering new ‘Energy Benchmarking Tool’ to boost Net Zero bid

10 December 2023
Highland Council launches pioneering new ‘Energy Benchmarking Tool’ to boost Net Zero bid

Highland Council launches pioneering new ‘Energy Benchmarking Tool’ to boost Net Zero bid

10 December 2023

Cllr Karl Rosie says 'understanding where the Council’s property related carbon emissions arise from, will enable more informed decision-making'


Highland Council is set to look at new income generation options but details remain murky

08 December 2023
Highland Council is set to look at new income generation options but details remain murky

Highland Council is set to look at new income generation options but details remain murky

08 December 2023

Leader Raymond Bremner says 'there are considerable opportunities to derive more income to support the overall work of Highland Council.'


MSP Rhoda Grant welcomes Transport Scotland’s ‘continued’ East Link Road commitment

08 December 2023
MSP Rhoda Grant welcomes Transport Scotland’s ‘continued’ East Link Road commitment

MSP Rhoda Grant welcomes Transport Scotland’s ‘continued’ East Link Road commitment

08 December 2023

Mrs Grant says 'I will continue to press for timelines on this project as well as other major road projects.'


Highland Council called on to declare a 'school estate emergency'

07 December 2023
Highland Council called on to declare a 'school estate emergency'

Highland Council called on to declare a 'school estate emergency'

07 December 2023

Councillor Helen Crawford warns just 20 per cent of north schools are rated 'good' compared to 91 per cent in the rest of Scotland.


Highland MSP Douglas Ross slams SNP for a 'shameful' decline in Scottish education

07 December 2023
Highland MSP Douglas Ross slams SNP for a 'shameful' decline in Scottish education

Highland MSP Douglas Ross slams SNP for a 'shameful' decline in Scottish education

07 December 2023

He says 'the SNP’s record on education is one of abject failure and they continue to let down pupils, parents and staff.'


Highland Council's move to allow new build on Culloden Battlefield over-turned

05 December 2023
Highland Council's move to allow new build on Culloden Battlefield over-turned

Highland Council's move to allow new build on Culloden Battlefield over-turned

05 December 2023

Scottish Minister's rejected the council's assessment of a farmhouse near King's Stable.


ARIANE BURGESS: The wellbeing economy aims to create a more fair and inclusive society

05 December 2023
ARIANE BURGESS: The wellbeing economy aims to create a more fair and inclusive society

ARIANE BURGESS: The wellbeing economy aims to create a more fair and inclusive society

05 December 2023

She say amid 'the challenge of the climate and nature emergency, the wellbeing economy approach is a great way to go.'


Highland Council planners recommend approval of plan to replace Everlast gym in Inverness

04 December 2023
Highland Council planners recommend approval of plan to replace Everlast gym in Inverness

Highland Council planners recommend approval of plan to replace Everlast gym in Inverness

04 December 2023

Objectors want Highland Council to reject the bid to turn the gym into a bowling alley but officials say their hands are tied.


SNP and Liberal Democrats highlight the plight of 1.25 million Scots living in fuel poverty

03 December 2023
SNP and Liberal Democrats highlight the plight of 1.25 million Scots living in fuel poverty

SNP and Liberal Democrats highlight the plight of 1.25 million Scots living in fuel poverty

03 December 2023

The parties separately underlined how Scotland was energy rich but fuel poor and demand action from the UK government


New research suggests it will take 111 years to dual the A9 at the current rate of investment

02 December 2023
New research suggests it will take 111 years to dual the A9 at the current rate of investment

New research suggests it will take 111 years to dual the A9 at the current rate of investment

02 December 2023

The Scottish Conservatives did the analysis and then lashed out at the 'appalling betrayal' due to the “pitiful, snail-paced progress'.


Deputy First Minister unable to say when the Inverness-Nairn dualling will be completed

30 November 2023
Deputy First Minister unable to say when the Inverness-Nairn dualling will be completed

Deputy First Minister unable to say when the Inverness-Nairn dualling will be completed

30 November 2023

Fergus Ewing dismayed how ‘the Deputy First Minister not answer the simple question’.


Inverness Castle revamp is an 'opportunity to do something really special'

30 November 2023
Inverness Castle revamp is an 'opportunity to do something really special'

Inverness Castle revamp is an 'opportunity to do something really special'

30 November 2023

Chris Mather says it should be as good as 'Somerset House, a Saatchi Gallery, it is a Harry Potter all together wrapped up in one.'


JAMIE HALCRO JOHNSTON: 'No more excuses. No more delays. Get the A9 dualled'

29 November 2023
JAMIE HALCRO JOHNSTON: 'No more excuses. No more delays. Get the A9 dualled'

JAMIE HALCRO JOHNSTON: 'No more excuses. No more delays. Get the A9 dualled'

29 November 2023

He says 'the promised autumn update on a new timescale has been missed – as if we’re not already used enough to missed SNP A9 deadlines.'


Trial to allow vans and trailers to take non-commercial DIY waste to Inverness recycling centre

29 November 2023
Trial to allow vans and trailers to take non-commercial DIY waste to Inverness recycling centre

Trial to allow vans and trailers to take non-commercial DIY waste to Inverness recycling centre

29 November 2023

Highland Council agrees to a six month trial centring on the Henderson Drive centre


Rubbish options for council as an Energy from Waste plant could cost £402 million

29 November 2023
Rubbish options for council as an Energy from Waste plant could cost £402 million

Rubbish options for council as an Energy from Waste plant could cost £402 million

29 November 2023

That price could drop to £320 million while while shipping waste outside the region is priced at £268 million over 25 years.


The ‘autumn’ A9 update to the Scottish Parliament is now expected ‘in the coming weeks’

28 November 2023
The ‘autumn’ A9 update to the Scottish Parliament is now expected ‘in the coming weeks’

The ‘autumn’ A9 update to the Scottish Parliament is now expected ‘in the coming weeks’

28 November 2023

The delay was revealed when the Scottish Government responded to a move by Fergus Ewing calling for action on the A9.


Fergus Ewing turns up the heat on dualling – 'will they show that they care for the Highlands?'

27 November 2023
Fergus Ewing turns up the heat on dualling – 'will they show that they care for the Highlands?'

Fergus Ewing turns up the heat on dualling – 'will they show that they care for the Highlands?'

27 November 2023

He wants MSPs to secure guarantees but he asks: 'Will they at long last devote real money for the Highlands as opposed to the central belt?'


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