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Black Isle Bar raises concerns about Highland Council excluding businesses over the Academy Street revamp

Black Isle Bar raises concerns about Highland Council excluding businesses over the Academy Street revamp

Black Isle Bar raises concerns about Highland Council excluding businesses over the Academy Street revamp

17 April 2024

The bar asks how an economic assessment impact can be made without ‘the businesses currently occupying the city centre?’


New recycling bin collection system set to be introduced in Nairn in May

New recycling bin collection system set to be introduced in Nairn in May

New recycling bin collection system set to be introduced in Nairn in May

17 April 2024

Changes to waste and recycling collection in Nairnshire will be introduced next month, the council has announced.


MSPs slam Highland Council changes to school access they say ‘undermines the democratic process’

MSPs slam Highland Council changes to school access they say ‘undermines the democratic process’

MSPs slam Highland Council changes to school access they say ‘undermines the democratic process’

16 April 2024

Politicians must now get permission from the education boss to visit schools which they say impedes their ‘ability to represent our constituents’


Highland Council officials accused of ‘an assault’ on elected representatives roles over school access

Highland Council officials accused of ‘an assault’ on elected representatives roles over school access

Highland Council officials accused of ‘an assault’ on elected representatives roles over school access

16 April 2024

Top officials say that councillors, MSPs and MPS must get permission from education bosses before visiting schools.


Edward Mountain doubles down on allegation that Highland Council is ‘dysfunctional’

Edward Mountain doubles down on allegation that Highland Council is ‘dysfunctional’

Edward Mountain doubles down on allegation that Highland Council is ‘dysfunctional’

16 April 2024

The local authority says it ‘understands’ he only requested access to Charleston Academy in January, he said wanted access since last year.


Edward Mountain slams ‘dysfunctional’ education department after Charleston Academy visit

Edward Mountain slams ‘dysfunctional’ education department after Charleston Academy visit

Edward Mountain slams ‘dysfunctional’ education department after Charleston Academy visit

15 April 2024

The MSP says he has never seen a worse school and hit out at boss Nicky Grant on ‘approved leave’.


Highland Council bid to overturn parking fiasco ruling ‘wholly without merit’

Highland Council bid to overturn parking fiasco ruling ‘wholly without merit’

Highland Council bid to overturn parking fiasco ruling ‘wholly without merit’

15 April 2024

Tribunal slams authority’s ‘failure to properly prepare the evidence’ after it earlier not mentioning ‘parking’ on ‘restricted zone’ signs.


Highland Council and Outdoor Access complete improvements to numerous pathways across the Highlands

Highland Council and Outdoor Access complete improvements to numerous pathways across the Highlands

Highland Council and Outdoor Access complete improvements to numerous pathways across the Highlands

15 April 2024

The Outdoor Access team and Highland council have completed a small-scale of projects to improve active travel on core paths across the Highlands.


Former top Alex Salmond advisor says Inverness South vote ‘confirms downward trajectory for SNP’

Former top Alex Salmond advisor says Inverness South vote ‘confirms downward trajectory for SNP’

Former top Alex Salmond advisor says Inverness South vote ‘confirms downward trajectory for SNP’

12 April 2024

Geoff Aberdein says the party needs to hold the Highlands ‘to have any chance of winning’ the general election in Scotland.


New Inverness South councillor says ‘openness and honesty’ is at the heart of why he wanted to stand

New Inverness South councillor says ‘openness and honesty’ is at the heart of why he wanted to stand

New Inverness South councillor says ‘openness and honesty’ is at the heart of why he wanted to stand

12 April 2024

Speaking minutes after today’s vote, Cllr Duncan McDonald says ‘if you tell people the truth, let them make their minds up.’


Heartless scammers target the live stream of Alasdair Rhind’s funeral service today

Heartless scammers target the live stream of Alasdair Rhind’s funeral service today

Heartless scammers target the live stream of Alasdair Rhind’s funeral service today

12 April 2024

The alarm was raised by a councillor concerned mourners could be taken in by fraud.


Inverness South elects Independent candidate Duncan McDonald to replace Colin Aitken

Inverness South elects Independent candidate Duncan McDonald to replace Colin Aitken

Inverness South elects Independent candidate Duncan McDonald to replace Colin Aitken

12 April 2024

First preference voting revealed a surge in Lib Dem support as the SNP dropped almost 16 per cent and Conservatives under 1 per cent.


Inverness BID accuses Highland Council of ‘misleading’ statements over Academy Street in complaint

Inverness BID accuses Highland Council of ‘misleading’ statements over Academy Street in complaint

Inverness BID accuses Highland Council of ‘misleading’ statements over Academy Street in complaint

11 April 2024

In a formal complaint co-chair Craig Duncan backed by the board says the local authority made ‘incorrect and/or misleading’.


UPDATE: Apprentice Boys of Derry hit back at “bigotry” claims and defend right to march in Inverness this month

UPDATE: Apprentice Boys of Derry hit back at “bigotry” claims and defend right to march in Inverness this month

UPDATE: Apprentice Boys of Derry hit back at “bigotry” claims and defend right to march in Inverness this month

11 April 2024

A senior figure in a “Protestant fraternal society” headquartered in Northern Ireland has defended the right of members to march through Inverness.


Inverness public consultation date over plans for a 275,000 volt power line to the city from new £550 million Loch Ness hydro scheme

Inverness public consultation date over plans for a 275,000 volt power line to the city from new £550 million Loch Ness hydro scheme

Inverness public consultation date over plans for a 275,000 volt power line to the city from new £550 million Loch Ness hydro scheme

11 April 2024

Key first planning step is to be held over a 275,000 volt connection line to Inverness from the £550 million hydro scheme to be built above Loch Ness.


Apprentice Boys of Derry march planned for Inverness provokes social media controversy

Apprentice Boys of Derry march planned for Inverness provokes social media controversy

Apprentice Boys of Derry march planned for Inverness provokes social media controversy

11 April 2024

An Apprentice Boys of Derry parade taking place in Inverness later this month has stoked controversy on social media.


Highland locals at heart of Bught Park construction work in Inverness

Highland locals at heart of Bught Park construction work in Inverness

Highland locals at heart of Bught Park construction work in Inverness

11 April 2024

Major work to revamp Bught Park in Inverness has the Highlands at its heart after local workers were hired to carry out construction.


Tickets go on sale for Inverness Highland Games’ Big Top Ceilidh

Tickets go on sale for Inverness Highland Games’ Big Top Ceilidh

Tickets go on sale for Inverness Highland Games’ Big Top Ceilidh

10 April 2024

Some of the best traditional Scottish musicians will take on stage for the closing night of the Inverness Highland Games.


Cats and dogs in Inverness neighbourhood hit by mystery illness amid poisoning fears

Cats and dogs in Inverness neighbourhood hit by mystery illness amid poisoning fears

Cats and dogs in Inverness neighbourhood hit by mystery illness amid poisoning fears

10 April 2024

Highland Council admits it is baffled by a spate of cat and dog illnesses in an Inverness neighbourhood.


Beaufort Hotel gets five years planning permission with spruced up covid shelter in forecourt

Beaufort Hotel gets five years planning permission with spruced up covid shelter in forecourt

Beaufort Hotel gets five years planning permission with spruced up covid shelter in forecourt

10 April 2024

The Beaufort Hotel in Inverness wins five years planning permission for former covid shelter in forecourt.


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