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Highland rail network faces 'increasing cancellations' due to cuts to Network Rail budget, argues union

Highland rail network faces 'increasing cancellations' due to cuts to Network Rail budget, argues union

Highland rail network faces 'increasing cancellations' due to cuts to Network Rail budget, argues union

Cuts to Network Rail increase the likelihood of railway line failures and cancellations, Highland RMT members have warned after more disruption.


'We need more council allotments in the Highlands,' Greens argue amid fears region left behind

'We need more council allotments in the Highlands,' Greens argue amid fears region left behind

'We need more council allotments in the Highlands,' Greens argue amid fears region left behind

Providing council-owned & managed allotments across the Highlands must be included in the local authority's latest review, the region's Greens argue.


Pylon scheme marks 'beginning of the end for the Highlands'

Pylon scheme marks 'beginning of the end for the Highlands'

Pylon scheme marks 'beginning of the end for the Highlands'

Communities along the route of the proposed new pylon line are "powerless" and need strong voices in parliament, a public meeting in Dunbeath heard.


Jamie Stone in renewed call for undersea option instead of Highland pylons

Jamie Stone in renewed call for undersea option instead of Highland pylons

Jamie Stone in renewed call for undersea option instead of Highland pylons

Jamie Stone is pushing for an undersea option rather than have a controversial line of huge new electricity pylons cutting through the Highlands.


Blunder saw Highland Council pay one former employee for 33 months – after leaving

Blunder saw Highland Council pay one former employee for 33 months – after leaving

Blunder saw Highland Council pay one former employee for 33 months – after leaving

593 staff past and present were overpaid and now face salary reductions, debt recovery and legal action to force the return of cash.


Jamie Stone 'really surprised' by Karl Rosie's resignation from SNP

Jamie Stone 'really surprised' by Karl Rosie's resignation from SNP

Jamie Stone 'really surprised' by Karl Rosie's resignation from SNP

Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross MP Jamie Stone has expressed surprise at the decision by his former election rival Karl Rosie to quit the SNP.


Highland MSP repays £129 hotel bill expenses claim after losing flat keys at Holyrood

Highland MSP repays £129 hotel bill expenses claim after losing flat keys at Holyrood

Highland MSP repays £129 hotel bill expenses claim after losing flat keys at Holyrood

Edward Mountain had been under fire for the £129 bill which, while legal, drew flak from politicians who argued he shouldn't claim for his own error.


ARIANE BURGESS: 'The future of our local food system depends' skilled growers

ARIANE BURGESS: 'The future of our local food system depends' skilled growers

ARIANE BURGESS: 'The future of our local food system depends' skilled growers

The Greens MSP says 'I am actively advocating for the establishment of a dedicated degree-level course in horticulture and business skills.'


Crofter numbers in Scotland hit five-year high

Crofter numbers in Scotland hit five-year high

Crofter numbers in Scotland hit five-year high

New figures from the Crofting Commission show a big increase in new entrants to crofting – with over 500 joining the sector in the year to March 2023.


Bank of Scotland not persuaded by Highland MSP to reverse mobile service closure

Bank of Scotland not persuaded by Highland MSP to reverse mobile service closure

Bank of Scotland not persuaded by Highland MSP to reverse mobile service closure

Labour MSP Rhoda Grant led a debate in Holyrood about the Bank of Scotland's decision to withdraw mobile branch services across the country.


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