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RHODA GRANT: We can only battle depopulation if there is suitable infrastructure

23 November 2023
RHODA GRANT: We can only battle depopulation if there is suitable infrastructure

RHODA GRANT: We can only battle depopulation if there is suitable infrastructure

23 November 2023

She says 'if there are not enough jobs, not enough houses, unreliable transport and public services in these communities, people will not stay.'


HIGHLAND COUNCIL BULLYING: Staff speak about abuse fed by 'institutional secrecy'

23 November 2023
HIGHLAND COUNCIL BULLYING: Staff speak about abuse fed by 'institutional secrecy'

HIGHLAND COUNCIL BULLYING: Staff speak about abuse fed by 'institutional secrecy'

23 November 2023

One whistle-blower says 'I was feeling so fragile that I actually did not want to live any more.'


Breaking: Highland Council defers Caley Thistle’s bid for a battery storage scheme

22 November 2023
Breaking: Highland Council defers Caley Thistle’s bid for a battery storage scheme

Breaking: Highland Council defers Caley Thistle’s bid for a battery storage scheme

22 November 2023

Members want a site visit and to offer the club the opportunity to address some of the concerns of planning officials.


Members insist Highland Council bid to take over Town House car park is deferred

21 November 2023
Members insist Highland Council bid to take over Town House car park is deferred

Members insist Highland Council bid to take over Town House car park is deferred

21 November 2023

Fears the Inverness Common Good Fund could lose out heavily from the move prompted the intervention from councillors.


Electric vehicle revolution zooms into the Highlands with the top class MG5

21 November 2023
Electric vehicle revolution zooms into the Highlands with the top class MG5

Electric vehicle revolution zooms into the Highlands with the top class MG5

21 November 2023

Sponsored Editorial: Louise Ross and Darrel Paterson take the car from Dicksons of Inverness out for a test drive.


Council agrees to compulsory purchase orders for Inshes roundabout

20 November 2023
Council agrees to compulsory purchase orders for Inshes roundabout

Council agrees to compulsory purchase orders for Inshes roundabout

20 November 2023

The discussion was mired in confusion with officials insisting it was still a 'live' project despite not having funding.


Whin Park revamp passes first funding hurdle but more cash is still needed

20 November 2023
Whin Park revamp passes first funding hurdle but more cash is still needed

Whin Park revamp passes first funding hurdle but more cash is still needed

20 November 2023

Councillors agreed the new 'vision' for the park but a crunch meeting next year will determine the rest of the funding.


Caley Thistle calls on fan power to lobby Highland Council and deliver crucial project

20 November 2023
Caley Thistle calls on fan power to lobby Highland Council and deliver crucial project

Caley Thistle calls on fan power to lobby Highland Council and deliver crucial project

20 November 2023

Officials will seek to refuse permission for a ‘game-changing’ battery farm that could secure the club’s finances for years to come


Highland Council is set to take over Town House car park

20 November 2023
Highland Council is set to take over Town House car park

Highland Council is set to take over Town House car park

20 November 2023

The change means the Inverness common good fund asset will lose £24,000 in revenue a year.


Drew Hendry is calling for a £400 energy bill rebate before the UK budget

19 November 2023
Drew Hendry is calling for a £400 energy bill rebate before the UK budget

Drew Hendry is calling for a £400 energy bill rebate before the UK budget

19 November 2023

The SNP MP says the ‘Tories must not leave families in the cold this winter.’


Fergus Ewing nominated three times at Scottish Politician of the Year Awards 2023

18 November 2023
Fergus Ewing nominated three times at Scottish Politician of the Year Awards 2023

Fergus Ewing nominated three times at Scottish Politician of the Year Awards 2023

18 November 2023

He is one of three Highland MSPs alongside Kate Forbes and Edward Mountain recognised at The Herald's prestigious awards.


Caley Thistle CEO: ‘We are on the cusp of securing our long term financial stability’

17 November 2023
Caley Thistle CEO: ‘We are on the cusp of securing our long term financial stability’

Caley Thistle CEO: ‘We are on the cusp of securing our long term financial stability’

17 November 2023

A club statement hits out at the ‘negative’ Highland Council as the club wants to support local community charity – Inverness Kartway Raceway.


EXCLUSIVE: Plans to keep Caley Thistle 'safe' into the future jeopardised by Highland Council

16 November 2023
EXCLUSIVE: Plans to keep Caley Thistle 'safe' into the future jeopardised by Highland Council

EXCLUSIVE: Plans to keep Caley Thistle 'safe' into the future jeopardised by Highland Council

16 November 2023

Chairman Ross Morrison says it is an ‘absolute travesty’ that officials want to block plans for a scheme that would shore-up finances.


Massive 400 home scheme planned for Milton of Leys triggers huge developer contributions

16 November 2023
Massive 400 home scheme planned for Milton of Leys triggers huge developer contributions

Massive 400 home scheme planned for Milton of Leys triggers huge developer contributions

16 November 2023

The developers will need to pay £4.3 million in contributions for schools, community facilities infrastructure and bus routes.


Highland Council aims to secure £500,000 to redevelop Whin Park at crunch meeting

16 November 2023
Highland Council aims to secure £500,000 to redevelop Whin Park at crunch meeting

Highland Council aims to secure £500,000 to redevelop Whin Park at crunch meeting

16 November 2023

But Inverness councillors will have to decide if they give up local play park funding in favour of the £500,000 project.


Loss of Loganair’s Birmingham and Dublin routes will have a ‘seriously detrimental effect’

15 November 2023
Loss of Loganair’s Birmingham and Dublin routes will have a ‘seriously detrimental effect’

Loss of Loganair’s Birmingham and Dublin routes will have a ‘seriously detrimental effect’

15 November 2023

Chamber of Commerce boss Colin Marr says the routes are popular with tourists 'so there will be a further impact on our hospitality businesses.'


BREAKING: Loganair to end Inverness to Birmingham and Dublin flights next year

15 November 2023
BREAKING: Loganair to end Inverness to Birmingham and Dublin flights next year

BREAKING: Loganair to end Inverness to Birmingham and Dublin flights next year

15 November 2023

The airline blamed ‘the current soft market conditions and higher costs from NATS the air traffic control provider.


Highland Council plans compulsory purchases from Tesco for Inshes roundabout

15 November 2023
Highland Council plans compulsory purchases from Tesco for Inshes roundabout

Highland Council plans compulsory purchases from Tesco for Inshes roundabout

15 November 2023

Planning will proceed despite the admission the local authority does not have the cash to complete the scheme.


EDWARD MOUNTAIN: How Michael Matheson racked up £11,000 in roaming charges is beyond me

14 November 2023
EDWARD MOUNTAIN: How Michael Matheson racked up £11,000 in roaming charges is beyond me

EDWARD MOUNTAIN: How Michael Matheson racked up £11,000 in roaming charges is beyond me

14 November 2023

He says 'no other employer I know would have accepted his excuses and borne his costs, especially as his current salary is close to £120,000.'


BUILD THE BYPASS: The Inverness Courier launches campaign for Nairn bypass

13 November 2023
BUILD THE BYPASS: The Inverness Courier launches campaign for Nairn bypass

BUILD THE BYPASS: The Inverness Courier launches campaign for Nairn bypass

13 November 2023

MSP Fergus Ewing says 'work to dual the A9 and the A96 must be done at the same time' on grounds of 'basic fairness.'


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