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Councillors defer battery storage scheme decision for more substantial fire safety information

Councillors defer battery storage scheme decision for more substantial fire safety information

Councillors defer battery storage scheme decision for more substantial fire safety information

Chairman Drew Millar says he wants the information so ‘we have a clear conscience when making a decision about the Highland community we represent.’


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.


Respite care for Caithness parents/carers moves forward with pressure group

Respite care for Caithness parents/carers moves forward with pressure group

Respite care for Caithness parents/carers moves forward with pressure group

A Thurso mum has taken a step further with her demands for better respite care in Caithness with a new online group that parent-carers can join.


Former shop in Wick condemned as ‘damn disgrace’ and eyesore

Former shop in Wick condemned as ‘damn disgrace’ and eyesore

Former shop in Wick condemned as ‘damn disgrace’ and eyesore

A former shop in Wick was described as a ‘damn disgrace’ and eyesore for locals and tourists, at a meeting of the town’s community council.


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

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


Watten earth’s going on! Road sign prankster strikes again

Watten earth’s going on! Road sign prankster strikes again

Watten earth’s going on! Road sign prankster strikes again

Travellers on the A882 heading into Watten from the west may think they’ve taken a wrong turn thanks to the efforts of a prankster.


Wick social worker given professional warning

Wick social worker given professional warning

Wick social worker given professional warning

A Wick social worker has been reprimanded for failing to maintain professional boundaries after a ruling by the Scottish Social Services Council.


Funeral details revealed for popular Highland councillor following shock death

Funeral details revealed for popular Highland councillor following shock death

Funeral details revealed for popular Highland councillor following shock death

Cllr Alasdair Rhind, who represented the Tain and Easter Ross ward, will be buried following a funeral service on Friday.


Council announces extra digital funding to support Highland businesses

Council announces extra digital funding to support Highland businesses

Council announces extra digital funding to support Highland businesses

Following the success of its Business Digital Grant scheme, Highland Council has announced further funds to help firms access digital support.


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