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New restrictions on vehicles that can access recycling centres

New restrictions on vehicles that can access recycling centres

New restrictions on vehicles that can access recycling centres

28 January 2020

Highland Council has issued a reminder about new rules on which types of vehicles will be allowed to access recycling centres from next week.


Vehicle ban proposed for 'toxic' Academy Street

Vehicle ban proposed for 'toxic' Academy Street

Vehicle ban proposed for 'toxic' Academy Street

26 January 2020

Old vehicles and those belching out the highest levels of dangerous fumes should be banned from Academy Street environmental campaigners say.


Traders give their views on pollution levels in Academy Street

Traders give their views on pollution levels in Academy Street

Traders give their views on pollution levels in Academy Street

25 January 2020

After it was revealed Academy Street in Inverness is the fourth most polluted road in Scotland we spoke to local traders to get their views


How do we fix toxic Academy Street?

How do we fix toxic Academy Street?

How do we fix toxic Academy Street?

24 January 2020

OLD vehicles and those which belch out the highest levels of fumes should be banned from Academy Street, according to environmental campaigners.


Management plan at root of award win

Management plan at root of award win

Management plan at root of award win

24 January 2020

A SCOTTISH School of Forestry student has been awarded a prize in recognition of his impressive work in the area of estate management.


Business leader sees red over new Highland Council recycling rules

Business leader sees red over new Highland Council recycling rules

Business leader sees red over new Highland Council recycling rules

21 January 2020

An Inverness managing director has raised concerns about the introduction of new restrictions at recycling centres.


Pupils at city school take a stand on environmental concerns

Pupils at city school take a stand on environmental concerns

Pupils at city school take a stand on environmental concerns

21 January 2020

Determined pupils at an Inverness primary have successfully lobbied for their own blue bin.


Inverness has illegal air pollution, claims Friends of the Earth Scotland

Inverness has illegal air pollution, claims Friends of the Earth Scotland

Inverness has illegal air pollution, claims Friends of the Earth Scotland

20 January 2020

Friends of the Earth Scotland has ranked the country’s most polluted streets for 2019, and Academy Street appears among the worst offenders.


Theatre group goes green

Theatre group goes green

Theatre group goes green

20 January 2020

A TOURING theatre company teamed up with a Loch Ness-based rewilding charity to reduce their emissions whilst travelling the UK.


Climate pressure is a factor for leading energy firm

Climate pressure is a factor for leading energy firm

Climate pressure is a factor for leading energy firm

18 January 2020

A LEADING energy firm has conceded its core market of oil and gas is under increased pressure from the public due to climate change.


Internet provider puts roots down in Inverness

Internet provider puts roots down in Inverness

Internet provider puts roots down in Inverness

16 January 2020

Giganet is offering three months free broadband to cities across Scotland, and will plant a tree for every new customer.


Budget plea made to Scottish Government over storm impact on Highland roads

Budget plea made to Scottish Government over storm impact on Highland roads

Budget plea made to Scottish Government over storm impact on Highland roads

16 January 2020

CLIMATE change's impact on Highland roads must be taken into account by the Scottish Government when setting its budget, council leaders argue.


Coastal flood alerts in force in Moray Firth and on west coast

Coastal flood alerts in force in Moray Firth and on west coast

Coastal flood alerts in force in Moray Firth and on west coast

15 January 2020

COASTAL flood alerts were still in place around the Moray and Cromarty firths this morning as high winds continued to cause road and ferry disruption.


Work to start on riverside artwork this spring

Work to start on riverside artwork this spring

Work to start on riverside artwork this spring

14 January 2020

Work on Inverness's controversial My Ness riverside artwork close to the Ness Islands will start this spring.


Snow warning issued by Met Office

Snow warning issued by Met Office

Snow warning issued by Met Office

13 January 2020

A SNOW and ice weather alert has been issued for the Highlands, amid warnings that up to six centimetres of snow could fall on higher ground tonight.


Council seeking assurances on road upgrades

Council seeking assurances on road upgrades

Council seeking assurances on road upgrades

10 January 2020

COUNCIL and business leaders have joined up to seek assurances from the Scottish Government that it remains committed to upgrading the A9 and A96.


Wind farm firm helps grow skills

Wind farm firm helps grow skills

Wind farm firm helps grow skills

09 January 2020

The owner of Millennium Wind Farm near Glenmoriston has launched an initiative aimed at improving the skills of local workers.


PICTURES: Volunteers help give new life to local woodlands

PICTURES: Volunteers help give new life to local woodlands

PICTURES: Volunteers help give new life to local woodlands

08 January 2020

Around 70 people attended a tree planting day organised by Dunain Community Wood as part of a Big Climate Fightback scheme.


Brown bin scheme making less money after rise in charges

Brown bin scheme making less money after rise in charges

Brown bin scheme making less money after rise in charges

08 January 2020

Figures suggest the Highlands' brown bin scheme is making less money this year, despite charging people more for the service.


Council co-ordinates disposal of beached whale

Council co-ordinates disposal of beached whale

Council co-ordinates disposal of beached whale

08 January 2020

Highland Council’s environmental health team was on site today to co-ordinate disposal of the sperm whale which died yesterday.


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