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UK and Scottish Governments must "work together" to provide clarity on Barnett cash for councils

UK and Scottish Governments must "work together" to provide clarity on Barnett cash for councils

UK and Scottish Governments must "work together" to provide clarity on Barnett cash for councils

26 January 2021

Highland Council’s leader is calling for UK and Scottish Government clarity and co-operation on Barnett consequentials for local authorities.


High Street set for a significant boost from Scottish Government funding

High Street set for a significant boost from Scottish Government funding

High Street set for a significant boost from Scottish Government funding

26 January 2021

But critics say too much cash went on a multi-million private renovation


MSPs to answer questions at the Highlands and Islands virtual student conference

MSPs to answer questions at the Highlands and Islands virtual student conference

MSPs to answer questions at the Highlands and Islands virtual student conference

26 January 2021

The event, which runs until Friday, focusses on the changing world of employability in a post-Covid world.


Government said to be 'dragging its heel' on progressing Dalcross station

Government said to be 'dragging its heel' on progressing Dalcross station

Government said to be 'dragging its heel' on progressing Dalcross station

25 January 2021

MSP David Stewart, has slammed ministers for a lack of urgency on the completion of Dalcross railway station.


NHS Highland confirms 'some delays' to vaccine rollout in rural areas

NHS Highland confirms 'some delays' to vaccine rollout in rural areas

NHS Highland confirms 'some delays' to vaccine rollout in rural areas

24 January 2021

But the public health Dr Tim Allison says it has been a success and is now running well


Budget to drive Scotland’s recovery

Budget to drive Scotland’s recovery

Budget to drive Scotland’s recovery

24 January 2021

New initiatives to drive economic growth, create jobs and tackle inequality will be included.


Our Man in Holyrood: Losses linked to Brexit have been enormous

Our Man in Holyrood: Losses linked to Brexit have been enormous

Our Man in Holyrood: Losses linked to Brexit have been enormous

23 January 2021

MSP Fergus Ewing demands the UK government set out how Scotland’s exporters will be compensated for their losses


Councillors slam audit after being blamed for £937 a day consultant leaving Highland Council early

Councillors slam audit after being blamed for £937 a day consultant leaving Highland Council early

Councillors slam audit after being blamed for £937 a day consultant leaving Highland Council early

22 January 2021

Unrepentant Highland councillors have hit back at an audit that blamed them for the early departure of a consultant costing £936 a day at their door.


Councillors slam audit after being blamed for £937 a day consultant leaving Highland Council early

Councillors slam audit after being blamed for £937 a day consultant leaving Highland Council early

Councillors slam audit after being blamed for £937 a day consultant leaving Highland Council early

22 January 2021

Paul Senior was appointed education chief and cost the council more than £70,000 for three month's work


Highland Council audit hits out at 'weaknesses' in appointment that cost almost £1000 a day

Highland Council audit hits out at 'weaknesses' in appointment that cost almost £1000 a day

Highland Council audit hits out at 'weaknesses' in appointment that cost almost £1000 a day

21 January 2021

News that the cash-strapped local authority hired a consultant sparked outrage from councillors and the public


Cromarty Firth freeport proposals must be backed by government, MSPs say

Cromarty Firth freeport proposals must be backed by government, MSPs say

Cromarty Firth freeport proposals must be backed by government, MSPs say

21 January 2021

It may be the key to bringing wealth into the area.


Inside Holyrood: We must stick with the lockdown amid a distressing start to the New Year

Inside Holyrood: We must stick with the lockdown amid a distressing start to the New Year

Inside Holyrood: We must stick with the lockdown amid a distressing start to the New Year

20 January 2021

MSP Maree Todd says obeying the rules is still the best way to stay safe as the vaccine is rolled out


POLL RESULT: 'None of the above' for new Scottish Labour leader

POLL RESULT: 'None of the above' for new Scottish Labour leader

POLL RESULT: 'None of the above' for new Scottish Labour leader

20 January 2021

A majority of people in an Inverness Courier poll have rejected either candidate standing to be Scottish Labour's new leader.


Opinion: The SNP's refusal of the UK military's quick reaction vaccine teams is labelled 'astounding'

Opinion: The SNP's refusal of the UK military's quick reaction vaccine teams is labelled 'astounding'

Opinion: The SNP's refusal of the UK military's quick reaction vaccine teams is labelled 'astounding'

19 January 2021

MSP Edward Mountain says the army could take the 'pressure off of our NHS'


Tempers flare during Zoom meeting to decide Nairn community council office-bearers

Tempers flare during Zoom meeting to decide Nairn community council office-bearers

Tempers flare during Zoom meeting to decide Nairn community council office-bearers

19 January 2021

Deep divisions in Nairn River Community Council remain after a fractious annual general meeting conducted online.


Highland Council under fire over delays in the £7.5 million extension of an overcrowded Inverness school

Highland Council under fire over delays in the £7.5 million extension of an overcrowded Inverness school

Highland Council under fire over delays in the £7.5 million extension of an overcrowded Inverness school

19 January 2021

Highland Council stands accused of “insulting pupils” and undermining educational attainment by delaying expansion of overcrowded Culloden Academy.


Highland Council formally rejects Boundary Commission’s proposals

Highland Council formally rejects Boundary Commission’s proposals

Highland Council formally rejects Boundary Commission’s proposals

19 January 2021

'The council is deeply unhappy with the commission’s proposals.'


NHS Highland still waiting for HMRC ruling on bullying compensation payments

NHS Highland still waiting for HMRC ruling on bullying compensation payments

NHS Highland still waiting for HMRC ruling on bullying compensation payments

19 January 2021

NHS Highland’s director of finance confirmed to MSPs today that the health board are awaiting HMRC’s ruling before it can refund the money to victims.


Lockdown to remain in place until mid-February and schools to remain shut for the same period

Lockdown to remain in place until mid-February and schools to remain shut for the same period

Lockdown to remain in place until mid-February and schools to remain shut for the same period

19 January 2021

The First Minister says Covid transmission rates are still too high and pressure on the NHS is mounting


RNI Community Hospital reopens despite fears its doors had shut permanently

RNI Community Hospital reopens despite fears its doors had shut permanently

RNI Community Hospital reopens despite fears its doors had shut permanently

19 January 2021

The restart of services at the facility was welcomed by both the local MP and MSP


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