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Should Thurso benefit from social distancing paths too?

Should Thurso benefit from social distancing paths too?

Should Thurso benefit from social distancing paths too?

Thurso councillors think their ward has lost out on a council plan to create new social distancing paths and cycleways.


Emergency support for users of private water supplies in Highlands

Emergency support for users of private water supplies in Highlands

Emergency support for users of private water supplies in Highlands

An emergency scheme has been set up to ensure safe drinking water for householders in the Highlands who rely on a private water supply.


Thurso and Wick waste recycling centres to open on June 1

Thurso and Wick waste recycling centres to open on June 1

Thurso and Wick waste recycling centres to open on June 1

The household waste recycling centres at Thurso and Wick are among those being reopened by Highland Council at the beginning of next week.


Council to roll out network of safe walking and cycling routes in response to Covid-19

Council to roll out network of safe walking and cycling routes in response to Covid-19

Council to roll out network of safe walking and cycling routes in response to Covid-19

Wick among the places earmarked to benefit from a Highland-wide initiative to create safe walking and cycling pathways as a response to coronavirus.


Garden Aid scheme set to return in Highland Council area

Garden Aid scheme set to return in Highland Council area

Garden Aid scheme set to return in Highland Council area

Highland Council’s Garden Aid scheme – aimed at older or disabled tenants – is set to return from the start of next week.


Inquiry promised after Sutherland councillor is suspended from SNP group

Inquiry promised after Sutherland councillor is suspended from SNP group

Inquiry promised after Sutherland councillor is suspended from SNP group

A formal inquiry into the suspension of a second councillor from Highland Council's SNP group has been promised.


£56m in Covid-19 business grants awarded in Highland

£56m in Covid-19 business grants awarded in Highland

£56m in Covid-19 business grants awarded in Highland

A total of £56,286,250 million has now been paid out to 5135 Highland businesses under the Covid-19 small business and self-catering grant scheme.


Plans under way for phased reopening of Highland waste recycling centres

Plans under way for phased reopening of Highland waste recycling centres

Plans under way for phased reopening of Highland waste recycling centres

Preparations are well under way for many of the household waste recycling centres in the north to reopen to the public from June 1.


Highland Council preparing for phased return to 'new normal'

Highland Council preparing for phased return to 'new normal'

Highland Council preparing for phased return to 'new normal'

Preparations are being made for schools to return in August area following the publication of the Scottish Government’s route map out of lockdown.


Concern over planning system as extension is sought to 21-turbine Limekiln wind farm

Concern over planning system as extension is sought to 21-turbine Limekiln wind farm

Concern over planning system as extension is sought to 21-turbine Limekiln wind farm

Caithness councillor Matthew Reiss is worried about a "profoundly undemocratic" aspect of the planning system relating to wind farm extensions.


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