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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

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


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’

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

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


Sewage dumped in Highlands 1500 times last year

Sewage dumped in Highlands 1500 times last year

Sewage dumped in Highlands 1500 times last year

Sewage was dumped in the Highland area almost 1500 times last year – a figure described as "disgusting" by far north MP Jamie Stone.


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’

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


DREW HENDRY: Right environment can foster greatness in young people

DREW HENDRY: Right environment can foster greatness in young people

DREW HENDRY: Right environment can foster greatness in young people

It takes a real level of strength to take a negative situation and turn it into an act of kindness, says our MP.


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

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’

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


Call for Highland Council to enforce policy banning use of pesticides in school playgrounds which may cause cancer

Call for Highland Council to enforce policy banning use of pesticides in school playgrounds which may cause cancer

Call for Highland Council to enforce policy banning use of pesticides in school playgrounds which may cause cancer

A Highland MSP has asked Highland Council to take urgent action to enforce their policy banning the use of pesticides on school playgrounds.


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’

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


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